Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Warhammer Licencing Route

If Far Future Marc Miller ever goes this route, things could get rather interesting, indeed! I certainly hope he finds some way to successfully expand the Traveller license – more sales means more Traveller, deeper Traveller, bigger Traveller… …maybe even … Continue reading

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If The Bird Doesn’t Sing…

The background: This is a famous Zen parable about a fictional account of a Zen master asking the three most powerful warlords of the Sengoku or Warring states period (Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu) what they would do … Continue reading

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Stars: The Time Traveller’s Friend

From Quora: Are the stars we see tonight the same stars/constellations people saw thousands of years ago? Yes indeed. The stars are indeed moving relative to each other, but that motion is not very much when compared to their separations. … Continue reading

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A Few Low-Cost RPG Supplements

WINGS (ex-One Sheet RPG): I mainly like it for it’s neato one-page flowchart, which is the heart of the (free) system. Especially for this bit: Is failure interesting and / or exciting for the narrative? => No => Narrate Success. … Continue reading

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Peacekeeping Failures

From Enabling Genocide On July 11, 1995, I was in the office of Bosnian Prime Minister Haris Silajdžić in the besieged city of Sarajevo. As Serb artillery shells exploded in the streets around us, we listened to the last radio … Continue reading

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The Merci Train; The Traveller Ton

The spark for a rather pleasant adventure… 1958 These nine fellows are taking part in a ceremony at the Nevada State Museum in December 1958, celebrating the “Merci Boxcar” standing behind them. I don’t know the exact occasion, but the … Continue reading

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A Better Near Future

I won’t post the whole Quora article What does it feel like to be secretly poor? by Didier Champion: just the intro and a few pic’s: Being secretly poor is interesting! I cannot really describe how it feels. Let me … Continue reading

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