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by S.M
Tue 16 Jun 2020, 04:24
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Sentry gun in Hope's Last Day
Replies: 42
Views: 921

Re: Sentry gun in Hope's Last Day

I know the game repurposes/ rewrites some names, events and one character from River of Pain, but I don't know if it mentions the marine squad from that book?

Maybe someone already mentioned it but it's an obvious source of armaments - for what it's worth.
by S.M
Sun 14 Jun 2020, 01:20
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Sentry gun in Hope's Last Day
Replies: 42
Views: 921

Re: Sentry gun in Hope's Last Day

Yeah I'm not sure why anyone would think the Derelict was "right next to" the colony. Or even close to it.
by S.M
Thu 16 Apr 2020, 08:48
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Applying Gravity and Atmosphere Rules to the Solar System
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Re: Applying Gravity and Atmosphere Rules to the Solar System

ConAm should setup a mining outfit there.
by S.M
Tue 14 Apr 2020, 09:28
Forum: General
Topic: Travel Times
Replies: 6
Views: 391

Re: Travel Times

In the era the game is set (2180s) a ship like the Sulaco can cover 39 ly in 3 weeks.  It took Nostromo (or would've) 10 months and took Prometheus over two years. At speeds like the Sulaco's you could cover the distance from Earth to Pluto (approx 39 AU) in about 30 seconds.  The Auriga (also going...
by S.M
Mon 06 Apr 2020, 03:49
Forum: General
Topic: The Betty
Replies: 6
Views: 424

Re: The Betty

The only thing in those floorplans that looks about right is the cargo bay.
by S.M
Tue 03 Mar 2020, 02:51
Forum: General
Topic: The venom spiked tail problem.
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: The venom spiked tail problem.

Not sure but i don't think so.  There wasn't really any place in the Alien novel to address a venom spiked tail.  I don't think it's ever mentioned that it has a tail in the Alien novel.  Alan Dean Foster is pretty non-specific when describing the creatures in that book and some descriptions point t...
by S.M
Tue 03 Mar 2020, 00:27
Forum: General
Topic: The venom spiked tail problem.
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: The venom spiked tail problem.

An Alien broke in during the escape.  This was the original script for the sequence. INT./EXT. APC    104-     105    Something lands on the roof with a metallic clang.    Gorman has plastered himself against a wall, as far    from the door as possible.  A latch lever behind his    head turns.  The ...
by S.M
Mon 02 Mar 2020, 12:33
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Synthetics and Vacuums
Replies: 5
Views: 488

Re: Synthetics and Vacuums

I believe Event Horizon did a decent job of portraying decompression with Justin in the airlock.
by S.M
Mon 02 Mar 2020, 12:24
Forum: General
Topic: The venom spiked tail problem.
Replies: 7
Views: 455

Re: The venom spiked tail problem.

Cameron invented the tail stinger for Aliens.  Gorman was originally stung by an Alien tail instead of getting bonked on the head with some boxes.

It was absent from River of Pain where the Aliens vomited goop in the faces of victims which knocked them out.
by S.M
Mon 02 Mar 2020, 02:18
Forum: GM Only
Topic: Universe star maps
Replies: 1
Views: 292

Re: Universe star maps

Try asking Clara Fei-Fei on the RPG Facebook page.
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