Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dreams of the Future

This post was originally about the problems of adapting Traveller – with its Golden Age Sci-Fi assumptions (with some David Drake bolted on) – with the “real future” of 3D printing and agelessness. I was worried because while browsing through RPGNOW, … Continue reading

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Short Peace

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFOws06p0cY Mixing mythology and high-tech isn’t really Traveller’s thing. But Short Peace isn’t really a mix like that. Instead, it is an anthology of separate shorts, one of which, A Farewell to Arm, is military sci-fi. I’ll check it out if I … Continue reading

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Ghost in the Shell: Arise

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-esnTxvHFcY When I first saw this, I was displeased: Star Wars has done a good job in poisoning the well for all prequels, and GITS: Arise looked to be more of the same. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inUqy8pbfPw Then I saw this. It was … Continue reading

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The Future: Tailoring Web Searches

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOE1HFEL8XA “It will be very hard for people to watch or consume something that has not in some sense been tailored for them.” – Eric Schmidt, Google It’s rather hard for Referee’s to model tailoring: he will have to think … Continue reading

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Star Trek Fan Film: of Gods and Men

Let me continue banging on my drum, asking why there isn’t a proper Traveller fan film yet. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFqAME7dx58   BANG * BANG * BANG …

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GI Joe – Superweapon

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbpZ22JIzzI If you can’t make a supervolcano explode, this isn’t too bad a substitute.

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Traveling by Cargo Ship

For dedicated Traveller Referees, with time to blow and no military or merchant marine experience: Cargo Ship Travel Cargo ships often act as passenger ships and offer real travel alternatives under the banner of freighter cruises, however travel by cargo … Continue reading

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