Monthly Archives: January 2019

1) Hopepunk 2) A Warning

Hopepunk Literary and artistic movements often arise spontaneously, out of specific moments — as a response to great cultural change, to geopolitical shifts, and/or to specific ebbs and flows within subcultures. In the modern world, we find most of our … Continue reading

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The Strangest Star In The Universe

The Imperium is a big place: Mira may or may not be within her borders… Mira/ˈmaɪrə/, alternatively designated Omicron Ceti (ο Ceti, abbreviated Omicron Cet, ο Cet) is a red giantstar estimated to be 200–400 light years from the Sun … Continue reading

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Cicero Dies

In my Imperium, formal visits by an Imperial Executioner are quite rare: some Emperors never used them at all. But… they do exist. And they are not to be interfered with, while on duty.

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1) Famine Days 2) Skin for Skin!

Famine Days The people curse him who holds back grain, but a blessing is on the head of him who sells it. — Proverbs 11:26. Most worlds within the Third Imperium are capitalistic, with industrial-level technology, so as a rule … Continue reading

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Issac Arthur: Making Stars, Prison Planets, and Living Underground

A very Travelleresque episode, although I don’t actually think it will be a reality. Countries are of course heavily influenced by their founders and by their relations with their motherlands, if they have them, but it is worth remembering that … Continue reading

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Roman Patronage System

Something for any Roman Referee to chew on. If you could bring something like this to life in your Imperium, the gameworld is going to get a lot more lively!

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A Properly Alien Race

I just discovered the cinematic ending for the Riftborn. Now, that’s what I call alien. Couple this with their time manipulation technology, and you have a nice challenge for the Third Imperium.

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