Monthly Archives: August 2017

Interplanetary Warfare

In the future, technology will ensure prosperity for everyone, which also means that you have got a lot more money to spend on giant space guns. — Issac Author The man has a better intuitive understanding of the Imperium than … Continue reading

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The Moon as a Giant Cookie

Classic Sesame Street (1983) Not-too-shabby Sesame Street (2005). Now with Buzz Aldrin! (…and Worm-led moon landing programs!) From the comments of the first video: “Cookie has the humility to know that he wouldn’t be able to control himself if he … Continue reading

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The Personal and the Political

In the comments of my post on Tales of the First Imperial Navy, Tim Newman suggested that you could have wealthy supporters purchase warships for the government during the Long Night period… (but – and note that I am arguing … Continue reading

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Pack ‘Em In!

I wonder how many free trader cargo bays look exactly like this “Hard Sleeper” section of a China Railways carriage…

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The Purge

In the Imperium’s 1,100 years of history , there were probably more than one Purge of the military. A great time for role-playing and adventure, but more than a little terrifying to experience. Note that The Purge didn’t affect the … Continue reading

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Traveller and Martini’s

Just to add a bit more, I’d love this quote from Piper’s Omnilingual: She glanced across the room, to where Tony Lattimer was sitting with Gloria Standish, talking earnestly, while Gloria sipped one of the counterfeit martinis and listened. Gloria … Continue reading

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Tales from the First Imperial Navy

From Quora, In the Second Punic War, Rome needed a fleet to take the war to Carthage. They were completely without expertise and had no more money in the treasury. They built their new ships based on a enemy ship … Continue reading

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