Monthly Archives: October 2017

Imperial Core Apartments

It isn’t really a Senate (or a Noble) complex: too much noise. But cut down the noise – but keep the visuals – and its quite evocative! Advertisements

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Imperial Intelligence: A Different View

I admit, my view of Imperial Intelligence (and the Imperial governmental bodies in particular) is less shaped by GURPS Traveller: Nobles and more by that gloriously messed-up org chart on page 28 of Megatraveller’s Rebellion Sourcebook  – an educational experience for … Continue reading

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Stella City

A nice ‘futuristic’ city: no grav vehicles, but for a poor region of space like the Six Subsectors (where there are few systems above TL B), it’s really nice. I could see a major local Vilani corporation (or, more likely, … Continue reading

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German vs. American Soldiers

From Quora (of course): Is it true that during WWII a German soldier was 30% more effective then an American soldier? Jumare Jaeger Actually, the statistic for early and mid-war soldiers was that German troops were 50% more effective that … Continue reading

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Fearing Tomorrow

In 1139, The Lateran Council condemned a new weapon of war as too powerful and deadly for good men to use. The new weapon was the arbalest, or crossbow. Men debated about it; some warlords were uneasy about using it; … Continue reading

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The Joys of Cutting Advanced Tech on the Battlefield

Revealed: Battle of Towton in 1461 was Britain’s first proven gunfight… which killed 1% of the population It was the bloodiest battle ever fought on English soil and changed the course of history. But a remarkable archaeological discovery means the … Continue reading

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The Avalon Project

A nice little write-up on a star empire expanding its psionic program: The Avalon project was and is the Grand Empire of Capitols classified psionic research project for the advancement of Capitols people and military applications. Founded during the 1st Ancerious … Continue reading

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