Teaser from Known Threats – 3

Today I post the customs frigate, smaller than the corvette, but still dangerous. This is also the work of the Rendili StarDrive company.

Imperial Customs Frigate
Hull Type: Frigate
Ship Class: Customs Frigate
Manufacturer: Rendili StarDrive
Hyperdrive: Primary: Class 2, Backup: Class 14
Navicomputer: Yes
Ship’s Complement: 3-6 (plus 3 gunners)
Passenger Capacity: 10 troops
Encumbrance Capacity: 100 metric tons
Consumables: 3 months
Cost: Whatever the black market can bear
Silhouette: 4 (35 meters long)
Sensor Range: Medium
Speed: 2
Handling: 0
Defense (shield): 2/1
Armor: 4
Hull Integrity: 35
Strain Threshold: 16
Customization Hardpoints: 2
Weapons:
Three double heavy laser cannons
Fire Arc: 2 dorsal turrets (1 front, aft, port, 1 front, aft, starboard) 1 ventral (all)
Range: Short
Damage: 6
Critical: 3
Qualities: Linked 1

(Image from wookiepedia.org)

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3 thoughts on “Teaser from Known Threats – 3

  1. Great job has always.
    Without having access to any references, and just by looking at the picture, should the 6 lasers not be 3 twin-liked instead?

  2. Right, so I’ve searched a bit in the d20 sources, d6 sources and wookiepedia. It seems all list 6 cannons, but the image as you point out shows three emplacements. There could be various ways to handle this, but I think that making the linked cannons is a good idea. First off I can’t find it in any d20 sources, but I have not gone through them very thoroughly – but the d6 version lists 6 cannons, but the image is the same as I’m using from wookiepedia. I can’t remember the d6 rules for fire-linked weapon systems, but as far as the image goes I think twin-linking them is a good idea. Less rolling, and harder hitting. Mhm.

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