Monthly Archives: August 2014

Less is More

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Flashman

I’m always going to be something of a grim realist in my adventures… but you don’t have to be. A review: Flash of Genius By Ujjwal Dey on July 15, 2007 Format: Paperback It was great fun and embarrassing to … Continue reading

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Project Wing

Until you get those robot door-to-door delivery autos… httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aqwpUmACtg

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Interesting Times

This is primarily a roleplaying-focused campaign can be based on this article. All the violence of this adventure is concentrated at the very end of this campaign. (Many Referees have PC adventure groups who are just here for the terrifying, … Continue reading

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Thought Experiments from Anime

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwNRv-lubCg Almost all of the time in the Empty Quarter, the enemy isn’t technologically sophisticated enough to pull off this kind of stunt. On the other hand, the Ikonaz pirates from Ikon ARE able to yank the chain of most … Continue reading

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Super-Cute Planetary Explorers

Fit for a one-off encounter, or a drastically softened (and chibi-sized) Traveller adventure. The Journey Continues in a Hurry The Journey Continues in Favours Repaid The Journey Continues with a Strange Encounter The Journey Takes a Detour The Journey Continues … Continue reading

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Baubules

There is usually some amazing display of ostentatious Noble/Traveller wealth, if you care to look. Some local versions: “Gläce Luxury Ice is a meticulously designed and differentiated ice brand specifically designed for use in premium drinks and cocktails. The Gläce … Continue reading

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Strange Folk in the Field

I wouldn’t have believed that any aging investment banker would ever show up on the battlefield… and I would have been wrong. Of course, I’m still going to assume that most interstellar mercenaries are large, violence-oriented men who couldn’t find … Continue reading

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XCOM: The Board Game

XCOM: The Board Game is interesting, as – factoring in an app to add time limits and so increase stress – the players can feel the tension of actually defending the world from an invasion. As a cooperative boardgame, it … Continue reading

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Mission-Type Tactics

Overview From Wikipedia: In mission-type tactics, the military commander gives subordinate leaders a clearly defined goal (the mission), the forces needed to accomplish that goal and a time frame within which the goal must be reached. The subordinate leaders then … Continue reading

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