Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bespoke Trains

Inspired by theĀ Ferrari-designed train: “…and of course, His Grace will have his personal train jumped in for his tour of your wonderful wildlife preserves. Pardon me? You don’t have any railways that connect all the preserves? Fair enough: we’ll arrange … Continue reading

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Thruster Plates, On The Way

In search of the reactionless propellantless engine: Nasa validates ‘impossible’ space drive Nasa is a major player in space science, so when a team from the agency this week presents evidence thatĀ “impossible” microwave thrusters seem to work, something strange is … Continue reading

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An Educational Experience

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkRGz5gMTnE Distasteful lessons learned, gleaned from the comments: Bad cover setup & distribution can really hurt you A good flank can really smash your forces up Beware of Intel lies. “Large building? WHAT Large building?” Bring the HE grenades Losing … Continue reading

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1) Game of Thrones: Solomani Party Edition 2) The Great Test

Game of Thrones: Solomani Party Edition The corruption purge currently going on in the Chinese Communist Party can be transplanted into the Solomani Party without too much trouble. The interesting point here is that most people in the Party is … Continue reading

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The Quarter: Not a Romantic Land

A short and grim story of a standard Indian subcontinent honour killing is here. A kind Referee will discourage PCs from romancing the local women of the Six Subsectors: a realistic Referee will simply let nature run its course. I … Continue reading

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Yes, Even MORE on That Ferry…

The NYTimes article is just asking for a re-write into an epic Traveller adventure, complete with a truly nasty end for the bad guy (who would be a shoe-in for an uber-corrupt Noble, who finally crossed one line too many.) … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Travellers

The Face & The Mask Due to the nature of the game, most players tend to be social & imaginative boys & men, looking for a fight, a challenge, or to do something new. A good-sized proportion just want to … Continue reading

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Flight Time

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9RnmkYWwts It doesn’t have to be a starship, to fit in Traveller: there are plenty of planes, jets, gliders, air-rafts, etc that the view can be used for…

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Plague Time

More lunatic adventure seeds for Travellers who don’t value their lives too highly… Radio stations in Freetown broadcast the appeal on Friday to locate a woman who tested positive for the disease that has killed 660 people across Guinea, Liberia … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming for Dinner?

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVdrc4oeewY Upon occasion, the PCs will actually have to meet their real patron… httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10QW3Az1FTw …and not her tidy, well-spoken, surprisingly lethal, and dangerously well-informed squire. (…valet, batman, adjutant, agent, manservant, counsel, etc…) PCs from an upper-class background (or with solid … Continue reading

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