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-->''Come in, Free Trader Beowulf...

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-->''Come in, Free Trader Beowulf...''


** Then some wag applied some FridgeBrilliance to make it a CrowningMomentOfFunny by pointing out that the 20 year response time was the downside of no FTL radio.
* The Oberlindes [[BadassFamily family]] of [[IntrepidMerchant merchant princes]], as described in the sourcebooks have a number of [[CrowningMomentofAwesome Crowning Moments of Awesome]]. In one instance they are hampered in an expedition by Vargr SpacePirates. So they buy a gigantic ship, and ''arrange'' to obtain it bristling with military grade arms. They rather ironically name it the [[{{Ambadassador}} ''Emissary'']], and send it through Vargr space, sneering at every corsair in the galaxy. Another time Marc Oberlindes, ThePatriarch, heard that his son had been imprisoned. So [[PapaWolf he hired a band of mercenaries to break him out]].

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** Then some wag applied some FridgeBrilliance to make it a CrowningMomentOfFunny SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} by pointing out that the 20 year response time was the downside of no FTL radio.
* The Oberlindes [[BadassFamily family]] of [[IntrepidMerchant merchant princes]], as described in the sourcebooks have a number of [[CrowningMomentofAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Crowning Moments of Awesome]]. In one instance they are hampered in an expedition by Vargr SpacePirates. So they buy a gigantic ship, and ''arrange'' to obtain it bristling with military grade arms. They rather ironically name it the [[{{Ambadassador}} ''Emissary'']], and send it through Vargr space, sneering at every corsair in the galaxy. Another time Marc Oberlindes, ThePatriarch, heard that his son had been imprisoned. So [[PapaWolf he hired a band of mercenaries to break him out]].


* Then some wag applied some FridgeBrilliance to make it a CrowningMomentOfFunny by pointing out that the 20 year response time was the downside of no FTL radio.

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* ** Then some wag applied some FridgeBrilliance to make it a CrowningMomentOfFunny by pointing out that the 20 year response time was the downside of no FTL radio.

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* Then some wag applied some FridgeBrilliance to make it a CrowningMomentOfFunny by pointing out that the 20 year response time was the downside of no FTL radio.


* Merchant Prince Marc Oberlindes contrives to buy a large ship from the Imperial government and recommission her as a freighter for traveling in Vargr territory. As this area is full of SpacePirates Oberlindes somehow arranges for the Imperial government to "forget" that there is still military grade weaponry on it. With this the ship, now named the Emissary sails right through hordes of pirates, laughing all the way.
* At another time, Marc Oberlinde's son, Sergai is held captive. Marc recruits a band of mercenaries to rescue him.


* The original ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured the following. It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and '''''cheer'''''.

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* The original ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured the following. It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and '''''cheer'''''.


* The original ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this:

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* The original ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this:the following. It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and '''''cheer'''''.



It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and '''''cheer'''''.


* The original ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this:
-->''Free Trader Beowulf...''
-->''Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Can you hear me?''
-->''Come in, Free Trader Beowulf...
-->''...hang in there, Beowulf, help is on the way!"''
It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and '''''cheer'''''.



* A meta-example: the original ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this: ''"Free Trader Beowulf... Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Can you hear me? Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Hang in there, Beowulf, help is on the way!"'' It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and cheer.

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* A meta-example: the original ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' boxed set carried the distress call Merchant Prince Marc Oberlindes contrives to buy a large ship from the Free Trader Beowulf (see Imperial government and recommission her as a freighter for traveling in Vargr territory. As this area is full of SpacePirates Oberlindes somehow arranges for the page quote Imperial government to "forget" that there is still military grade weaponry on it. With this the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. ship, now named the Emissary sails right through hordes of pirates, laughing all the way.
* At another time, Marc Oberlinde's son, Sergai is held captive. Marc recruits a band of mercenaries to rescue him.
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The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure Imperial Battleship ''Gram'', a transport containing several divisions of soldiers and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, a few smaller ships are trapped when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this: ''"Free Trader Beowulf... Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Can you they hear me? Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Hang in there, Beowulf, help is on the way!"'' It Earth government they were fighting for had been overthrown. In response they sail all the way through Aslan territory to found the Sword Worlds.
* In ''Alien Races 4'' a Bwap, a member of a race famous for it's enthusiasm for bureaucracy, stops a mother with a baby in a line of tourists by claiming her ID
was enough to make faulty. This causes a jam-up in the fans of line behind her and diverts considerable attention, not to mention wrath. While everyone is busy arguing with the game stand Bwap, Imperial police snipers sneak up on some terrorists in the line and cheer.catch them. Later the Bwap gives the mother part of his reward as recompense for the unwitting part she played in his BatmanGambit.
* The whole Intersteller Wars; PlanetTerra taking over the entire Vilani Imperium.

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* A meta-example: the original ''TabletopGame/{{Traveler}}'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this: ''"Free Trader Beowulf... Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Can you hear me? Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Hang in there, Beowulf, help is on the way!"'' It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and cheer.

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* A meta-example: the original ''TabletopGame/{{Traveler}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this: ''"Free Trader Beowulf... Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Can you hear me? Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Hang in there, Beowulf, help is on the way!"'' It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and cheer.


* A meta-example: the original ''TabletopGame/Traveler'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this: ''"Free Trader Beowulf... Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Can you hear me? Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Hang in there, Beowulf, help is on the way!"'' It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and cheer.

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* A meta-example: the original ''TabletopGame/Traveler'' ''TabletopGame/{{Traveler}}'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this: ''"Free Trader Beowulf... Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Can you hear me? Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Hang in there, Beowulf, help is on the way!"'' It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and cheer.


The Oberlindes [[BadassFamily family]] of [[IntrepidMerchant merchant princes]], as described in the sourcebooks have a number of [[CrowningMomentofAwesome Crowning Moments of Awesome]]. In one instance they are hampered in an expedition by Vargr SpacePirates. So they buy a gigantic ship, and ''arrange'' to obtain it bristling with military grade arms. They rather ironically name it the [[{{Ambadassador}} ''Emissary'']], and send it through Vargr space, sneering at every corsair in the galaxy.

Another time Marc Oberlindes, ThePatriarch, heard that his son had been imprisoned. So [[PapaWolf he hired a band of mercenaries to break him out]].

to:

* The Oberlindes [[BadassFamily family]] of [[IntrepidMerchant merchant princes]], as described in the sourcebooks have a number of [[CrowningMomentofAwesome Crowning Moments of Awesome]]. In one instance they are hampered in an expedition by Vargr SpacePirates. So they buy a gigantic ship, and ''arrange'' to obtain it bristling with military grade arms. They rather ironically name it the [[{{Ambadassador}} ''Emissary'']], and send it through Vargr space, sneering at every corsair in the galaxy.

galaxy. Another time Marc Oberlindes, ThePatriarch, heard that his son had been imprisoned. So [[PapaWolf he hired a band of mercenaries to break him out]].out]].
* A meta-example: the original ''TabletopGame/Traveler'' boxed set carried the distress call from the Free Trader Beowulf (see the page quote on the main page) desperately calling for help after being attacked by pirates. The cargo ship is losing cabin pressure and is drifting and is desperately calling for someone... anyone... to assist. Over twenty years later, when Steve Jackson Games put out the ''{{GURPS}}'' edition of ''Traveler'', the cover of the game featured this: ''"Free Trader Beowulf... Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Can you hear me? Come in, Free Trader Beowulf... Hang in there, Beowulf, help is on the way!"'' It was enough to make the fans of the game stand up and cheer.


The Oberlindes [[BadassFamily family]] of [[IntrepidMerchant merchant princes]], as described in the sourcebooks have a number of CMOAs. In one instance they are hampered in an expedition by Vargr SpacePirates. So they buy a gigantic ship, and ''arrange'' to obtain it bristling with military grade arms. They rather ironically name it the [[{{Ambadassador}} ''Emissary'']], and send it through Vargr space, sneering at every corsair in the galaxy.

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The Oberlindes [[BadassFamily family]] of [[IntrepidMerchant merchant princes]], as described in the sourcebooks have a number of CMOAs.[[CrowningMomentofAwesome Crowning Moments of Awesome]]. In one instance they are hampered in an expedition by Vargr SpacePirates. So they buy a gigantic ship, and ''arrange'' to obtain it bristling with military grade arms. They rather ironically name it the [[{{Ambadassador}} ''Emissary'']], and send it through Vargr space, sneering at every corsair in the galaxy.

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