Monthly Archives: June 2015

Interior Design Styles

This is only meant as inspiration for the decoration of the homes of the wealthy. In the Far Future, these millennia-old styles work as a shorthand for Solomani Wealth and Taste – especially the styles that need lots of Terran … Continue reading

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Let Justice be Done, Though the Heavens Fall

Aldonah.Zero I never saw the anime, but the music is glorious. Well, I admit I like the wallpaper too… Children at War An aside: Traveller character generation isn’t really geared for the creation of hyperintelligent teenage heroes with a back-of-the-hand … Continue reading

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Low-tech Anti-missile Lasers

An old video – 2010 – but I can see some low-tech Imperial Empty Quarter militaries retrofitting TL 10-12 pulse lasers on local bombers, trucks, and boats to fend of pirate raids.

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Once Upon a Time… Cometlanding!

Imagine the cultural equivalent of the video above for the following juveniles: Vilani Vargr Aslan Droyne K’kree Solomani being Solomani, the above video is representative of Western Europe (although it could be pushed for North America/Australasia as well). Japanese, Chinese, … Continue reading

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Aids for the Lost Traveller

I just want to put to your notice two useful Traveller pdfs: The Lost Rules Special Supplement I have to admit, I’m not a sticker for the rules: but some men are. And if you count yourself among them, then … Continue reading

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The Universal Peace Enforcement Organization

Whenever I hear the phrase “peace enforcement”, I see things like this in my mind’s eye. Actually, the UPEO is part of the Ace Combat universe, but I’ve already slotted it into one of the more hypocritical planet-bound empires out … Continue reading

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Traveller5 Subsector Generator for the Mac

Yesterday, I learned of the Apple Mac-based SectorMaker, created by Art Gorski. It’s geared for generating subsectors, sending into to Joshua Bell’s Traveller Map site (so an internet connection is needed). For what it does, it works perfectly well, and … Continue reading

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Dr. Watson and Dr. McCoy

I recall how surprised I was, when 3D printers came out and I realized that – for all intents and purposes – Star Trek magitech was going to be a reality. And now I read that IBM’s Watson Supercomputer May … Continue reading

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Traveller5: The Case for Software

A New Venue for Traveller5 As most readers know, Traveller5 has long been available on the FarFuture website. But last week, it has also become available at the RPGNow and DriveThruRPG websites as well! Current Software – the Pre-Traveller5 Suite … Continue reading

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For the Spacefaring Criminal Element

For those other sort of Travellers – and those keeping an eye on them. Throughout her experiments, she has shown that most burglars are operating on a skilled “automatic pilot” that allows them to quickly exploit an opportunity. It begins … Continue reading

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