Monthly Archives: December 2013

More Sites for Adventure (or a Fight)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmSaf4Ymuu8 The Eagles Nest Cave system is complex: a cool place for a fight or to discover a long-lost hideout, but an underwater maze has some serious hazards.

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Haves and Have Nots

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CgQ5-FSVgk In the Empty Quarter, there are haves, and there are have nots. Now, things are different depending on where you are: In the Alpha Quadrant, the world of Ikon is so wealthy that a rather substantial interstellar welfare state  … Continue reading

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Solid Vilani Design Principles.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GL1T-JVpgQ

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Science and War

Not the far future: the fairly recent past. Still, with some reshaping you can get a LOT of techno-war principles from this video. Side note: Even the worlds of the Empty Quarter have (largely) advanced past pikes, heavy calvary, arquebus, … Continue reading

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“I Provide the Image, and You Provide the Story”

This image, Winter Patrol, is just asking for a good military sci-fi tale.

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Life on a Freighter

No videos on interstellar deckhands yet, so this will have to do. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKj6hiCfdZk

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A Bit of Real-Life Exploration

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naO1zxhiVWg …to Antarctica. And don’t forget: Antarctica is a near-paradise, compared to most worlds in Traveller. “You mean you don’t need a spacesuit to breathe outside?!? Wow – I’ve never done that before! Tell me about it….”  

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More Art Raids

My artistic ability is negligible, which is a cause for regret. Fortunately, I can rejoice in the good work of others! A few art groups in DeviantArt: EpicStarships. A few pieces I liked here include: Echoes of Sentinent * Space … Continue reading

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80’s in Space

Well, actually, Traveller is a child of the 70’s, not the 80’s!

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Vilani Patents

From: 16 Genius Quotes From Eccentric Billionaire Elon Musk On government licensing: “We have essentially no patents in SpaceX. Our primary long-term competition is in China. If we published patents, it would be farcical, because the Chinese would just use … Continue reading

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