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Re: FTL Communication

From: Roger Books <books@j...>
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2000 13:57:51 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: FTL Communication

On 10-Jun-00 at 16:07, ( wrote:
> Hello all,
> I was curious how everyone else handles fleet FTL communication in
> campaigns.  The way I see it happening is via FTL courier drones
carried by
>  the larger vessels.	These small unmanned ships could possibly jump
to a 
> designated point and broadcast their electronic message or jump to a
> pick-up  point where another vessel can recover it.  This would depend
> the  situation and the information being sent.  What do you all think?
> have	you guys dealt with this issue?

We assume instantaneous FTL communications.  We couldn't figure out how
to do it  otherwise and still allow players to know where their ships
are and know the  outcome of battles, which is kind of hard to keep
from those fighting them.  We do not allow full info  on the enemies
dispositions, but that is a totally different ball of string.


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