Interview with Traveller creator Marc Miller, 8 GM-less sci-fi RPGs, and a galaxy of links
Great interview. I believe I have the Megatraveller books from a bundle but I was unaware of its origins as a solo TRPG. Now, very interested in learning more and playing for myself. Also going to deepdve these games.
I must have played Traveller when it first came out, when I was but a wee lad. It had a big impact on me (and taught me about hexadecimals and non-base 10 numbering systems. I remember trying to explain that to my mom. She didn't get it). Thanks for telling me of Traveller's Day and about the creator of the game.
Very cool that you got to interview Marc Miller! Any discussion of the lack of ability to continue to build skills after "mustering out" (at least in the original rules)? You can either play as a grizzled-but-skilled journeyman or a robust-but-unskilled tyro...