Monthly Archives: March 2015

Experiments with Water

First, in Zero Gravity “Look Cadet, an alien substance!” “Just wait till you see the funky hairstyles on the Thresa Asteroid Cities…” “I’m already looking forward to the integral trees…” And – having nothing to do with water, but interesting … Continue reading

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Years of Messages

Traveller FTL travel does not involve time dilation… excluding the time shifting of the wilder misjumps. But spacers and Travellers of all kinds can miss a LOT when they leave their family behind on a long journey.

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Some More Could-Have-Beens…

From Wikipedia, regarding the 747 (without the footnotes, and the bold is mine)… Boeing designed the 747’s hump-like upper deck to serve as a first class lounge or extra seating, and to allow the aircraft to be easily converted to … Continue reading

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Just Another Scouting Expedition

For people who love surprises… And, of course, we all have those bad docking moments…

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Ori and the Blind Forest

This game certainly wouldn’t fit Traveller: the Military Simulation… but I’d love to see it adopted for Traveller: the Science Fiction Game. Cute critters, an interesting and beautiful world, a cool weapon/aide, and a quest.

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Ennad Games Supplementals

Ennad Games has provided a few supplements, rarely more than 5 pages in length, that could be useful for off-the-reservation Traveller Referees. First, the Starship Kit from Ennad Games. These descriptors have essentially no crunch, but instead ways to visualize … Continue reading

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Local Operations

It was that DHL truck at the end that made this post possible. Yes, even in the most oppressive and isolated nation in the world – yes, worse than the Islamic State – the leaderships and the moneymen want to … Continue reading

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Stellar Reaches #5 Collapse Script Released

The script that was used in the Stellar Reaches #5 article “1248: An Alternate Collapse/Recovery System” has been released on github by the author. To refresh your memory, the script collapses the sector (a la Traveller: The New Era, pages … Continue reading

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Respect

Summarized: the PCs have to execute a traitor. But because of past history, favours, and mutual respect, the execution has to be done right. Now, most Traveller adventures are simple “go here, do this, go there, get that”. But if … Continue reading

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Dead Star Empires – Thumbnail descriptions

Just playing around with the Lost Civilization Generator (sci-fi category): This philosophical intergalactic technocacy was noted for its advanced computer technology and terraforming. It was destroyed by a supernova, leaving behind only superstitions. This fear-ridden planetary commonwealth was noted for … Continue reading

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