Monthly Archives: January 2017

Mindjammer for Traveller

As you might guess, I’m fully vested in the Traveller Canon… …but I won’t begrudge you if you decide to go for something more modern and free-form, like Mindjammer (now with Traveller Rules!) From the original Mindjammer text (winner of … Continue reading

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Telstar Logistics

A very interesting company, based in Bavaria. PCs checking up on it are sure to find something inspirational for their campaigns…  

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Enraging Vilani Perfectionism

The Vilani and the East Asians By her own account, Marie Kondo was an unusual child, poring over lifestyle magazines to glean organizing techniques and then stealthily practicing them at home and school, confounding her family and bemusing her teachers. … Continue reading

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Ancient Historical Mysteries

I like the interesting review of, shall we say, unconventional approach to pre-1773 American history. My fave bit in the video was about those huge Native American copper mines… and the distinct absence of such an immense volume of copper … Continue reading

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Cities and Worlds

Quite a useful video, for Traveller World Designers. Perhaps, one day, there will be an extension for “the most densely and wealthiest habitable worlds.” Also: following history, you’d want your homeworld to have long continents East-West (and not North-South), to … Continue reading

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Titanic Conspiracy

The Telegraph recently discovered that a huge fire burned on the Titanic for three weeks, weakening the hull exactly where the iceberg hit. The ship was even backed out in reverse, to prevent customers from seeing the burn marks of … Continue reading

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Sky Colours

I ran across an interesting Orion’s Arm page, which provides a page on the sky colours of terrestrial worlds on alien stars. Copying over the pretty parts, and leaving the boring and difficult science and graphs alone [and my comments … Continue reading

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