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(TFT) TFT, Traveller, Car Wars, Oger and Chainmail
1 MPH is 1.46(rep.) feet per second.
TFT has 1 hex @ 1.3m across, or 4.265+ feet across.
TFT uses 5 second turns.
Traveller uses 1 square @ 1.5m across, or 4.92+ feet across.
Traveller uses 15 second turns.
Car Wars uses a scale of 1" per 15 feet (4.572m) on quarter inch graph. Each
quarter inch square is
3.75 feet across.
Car Wars uses 1 second turns broken into 10 1/10th of a second phases.
I use a battle map of 10 1" hexes north to south (hex-side to hex-side) by 8
1" hexes east to west
(hex-vertice to hex-vertice) drawn on 1/4 inch graph paper.
Okay, this is kinda interesting.
15 feet is just a bit over 4.5m which is the deck-height of the Azhanti High
Lightning, or 3 T-
squares @ 1.5m across per T-square.
15 feet is also just a bit over three and a half Melee hexes.
So at ~1.5fps per 1 mph I get ~15fps @ 10 mph.
17.5 hexes per Melee turn or 45 squares per Traveller turn (10 deck heights)
for every 10 mph of
Ogre went to minatures.
1:285 scale, or 6mm.
This equates to 50m per inch, and is equlivant to the newer zz scale in
If I recall corectly a hex was 25m across in Ogre... I forget the length of
a turn... didn't they
make a Ogre gurps? (that's probably a silly question)
Chainmail used 1 minuet turns @ 1"=30yards or 14 hexes (12 T-sq) per 1" and
12" max footspeed or 14
hexes per Melee turn.
TFT 12 MA (Running) in 1, 5 sec turn on 1.3m hexes is 15.6m per turn or
3.12mps, which is ~2 T-sq or
In Traveller, the average Figure w/15AP's can run forward 21 T-sq's and walk
forward an additional 1
for a total of 22 T-sq's or 33m in 15sec, which is 2.2mps or about one and a
half T-sq's or just
under 10fps or about 12 Melee hexes.
A Figure with the 30AP statistic maximum moves 45 T-sq's or 67.5m running a
turn at 4.5mps or 3 T-
sq's at about 15fps which is about 3.5 Melee hexes.
35m is about 27 hexes.
Time to run 35 meters (in seconds)
rating men women
very good < 4.80 < 5.30
good 4.80 - 5.09 5.30 - 5.59
average 5.10 - 5.29 5.60 - 5.89
fair 5.30 - 5.60 5.90 - 6.20
poor > 5.60 > 6.20
These times are from a standing start. (sprinters hit top speed at around
A Figure covering 27 hexes in 5 seconds is in the good catergory by this
A Figure that covers 27 hexes in 4.8 seconds (or very good) covers an extra
4% of 27 hexes in the
extra 0.2sec that it takes a Figure covering 27 hexes in 5 seconds, this is
just over 1 additional
hex covered in 5 seconds or 28 hexes in the same turn.
I have an old Guinness that gives a record motorcycle speed for the '77
Belgian 500-cc Grand Prix of
38min 58.5sec over 87.74 miles or right at 135mph average speed which is
just over 236 hexes a Melee
If all the gold produced so far fills a cube 66ft to a side, that cube is
about 15.5 hexes across or
13.5 T-squares across (~3724 hexes^3 or ~2460 T-sq's^3)
How big is that treasure you gave the players?
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