Monthly Archives: January 2014

Joshua Bell’s Wonderful Updates! (And the Zhodani Base)

Mapping Glory! If you haven’t gone to visit www.travellermap.com, do yourself a favour and get there, pronto! The main map is even more gorgeous than before, and easier to use as well! (If you had shown me this site wayyy … Continue reading

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Solid Low-tech, Weak High-tech… for now.

First, a bullet. A very highly engineered, high tech bullet, but still a bullet. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJGH7cDFw7c Then, comes the home made, cool-looking laser rifle – which can burst balloons… httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ravDTe0y3m4 OK, so it takes some time for the technology to mature. … Continue reading

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More Art from DeviantArt

I do the looking, so you don’t have to! Contemplative Samurai – an interesting alternate universe. Not out of place in the Japanese-influenced Alternative Imperium of Stellar Reaches #22 From jfliesenborghs Bubbles – funky flying things. Reaching Exoplanet – very, … Continue reading

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Mailing Children Home

Something else for merchants to do: Amid Chinese New Year Frenzy, City Offers to ‘Mail’ Children Home […snip…] The eastern city of Qingdao is setting up a service to escort the children of migrant workers home for free as part of a … Continue reading

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Concept Art

As my readers could guess, I take my Stellar Reaches art seriously. So, I’m pleased to see io9 set up a contest, “Concept Art Writing Prompt“. This kind of thing is good for Traveller players, but it’s a mandatory skill … Continue reading

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Calculators & Generators

A nice set of calculators – including Eletrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Eletronics, Civil, Metallurgy, Oil & Gas, Optical Plastics, Creamics, Physics, Structural Engineering, Roman Number Converter, and even Finance, can be found at CalculatorEdge. Discovering this calculator set me off to rustle … Continue reading

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Paranoids with Problems

Just an amusing post from another blog, on a extremely cautious party…

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Space Habitats

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR2296df-bc The Third Imperium doesn’t have the resources to create a genuine, Niven-style Ringworld. Any discovery of a viable, “shirt-sleeve environment” Ringworld – with the equivalent of three million earth-sized planets – would instantly make it the most valuable piece … Continue reading

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A New Life…

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZNzz4SaTYk Now, this is a strongly realized world! The Offworld Colonies, I leave for the Referee to detail…

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The Nylon Riots

The Imperium is at war as of 993, and the Hegemony of Lorean has its fair share of production failures (“fascism is inefficient“) so a merchantman with wildly desired goods can well go through something like the Nylon Riots: In … Continue reading

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