Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sufficiently Advanced, Second Edition

First, the blurb: Sufficiently Advanced is a transhuman roleplaying game of the far future. Humanity has been reconstructed by time and technology. Wield incredible technological enhancements and thousands of years of expertise, or the ability to mold the story of the … Continue reading

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Decadent Imperials, Stoic Solomani

An interesting comment appeared in the Drugged-Up Reich article: If the Solomani party associates recreational drug use with the Imperial nobility, then it almost has to ignore any problem in it’s own society. After all, the Solomani aren’t decadent the … Continue reading

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The Drugged-Up Reich

From High Hitler: how Nazi drug abuse steered the course of history Subtitle: “German writer Norman Ohler’s astonishing account of methamphetamine addiction in the Third Reich changes what we know about the second world war” From the article: The book in … Continue reading

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StarCluster 4 – Toolbox 2: Setting

I rather like the Starcluster4 Setting book: it has a good amount of available detail you can use to build up a world, including architecture and music, the preferred subjects for local chatter and the economic focus of the world. … Continue reading

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Spy Rings and Container Ships

From Wikipedia’s United States Lines: Duquesne Spy Ring Main article: Duquesne Spy Ring In 1941, two Nazi spies, Franz Joseph Stigler and Erwin Wilheim Siegler, worked for United States Lines as members of SS America‘s crew. While on the SS America, they obtained information about … Continue reading

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WindyTV

I was recently informed of WindyTV, which provides an amazing amount of information regarding our planet, projected on a global map. It is especially informative for sailors, with it’s current and wave data. I wonder how quickly a scout team could … Continue reading

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Tanks and Recon Insertions

Italian tanks make good inspiration, for Referees who are looking to present the PCs with some bizarre battlefield equipment, to use (flee!) or to fight (near-guaranteed victory!) The use of helicopters for recon team insertions could be very helpful to … Continue reading

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Wild Jumps

Wild Jumps is a pleasant, pay-what-you-want 15-page expansion on the idea of misjumps. Yes, it’s called ‘wild jumps’ in this non-Traveller supplement — it’s meant for the Uncharted Worlds universe — but you know what the author meant. The book has a … Continue reading

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Military Memes

“Here’s a picture of me with two Apaches!” Obviously, that header is untrue… but the joke made me smile. I can definitely see a truly vast number of exotic locations across the Imperium — lots of amazing star clusters, ringed … Continue reading

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Here is the House You’ll Live in Tomorrow

In my most upbeat, cheerful mood, this is what I see Traveller as. And, to be honest, there are quite a number of worlds which are at peace for long stretches of time, and blessed with a near-garden world, slightly tainted environment — more … Continue reading

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