Monthly Archives: April 2019

Agendas, Information and Decision-Makers

North points out in The Deep State Has Just Given Trump a Green Light to Restore a Basic Privacy Right that it is really difficult to get a powerful man of a vast nation (or any other huge institution, like … Continue reading

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The Lust to be an Insider

I was editing my recent post on technical publications for my more directly Christian-focused blog when I came across North’s articles on the Inner Ring. Some good stuff there, for a aristocracy-focused game: Outer Rings and Inner Rings What if … Continue reading

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Alien Cultures

A very popular American TV show, once upon a time. Traveller Referees, unlike (say) D&D Dungeon Masters, should think out truly separate and unique cultures on the fly: not just for a (semi-realistic) depiction of space travel, but to fully … Continue reading

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The Servants Grow Teeth

Or, when Imperial Nobles discover the limits of privilege and power the hard way. From TVTropes The Dog Bites Back / Real Life It has been estimated that some 30% of all Roman Emperors were brought low via this trope, … Continue reading

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Also sprach Zarathustra

I’m not much into classical music: I only tuned in for the usual sci-fi reason. Still, the whole piece is pretty good – not just the first minute forty-seven seconds. Maybe you will like it too! Traveller: Charted Space is … Continue reading

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Sulla, Augustus, and Empire

There was never a single Vilani (or Terran) Republic that dominated Charted Space, only Empires. That being said, Referees may well be interested in the articles Political Centralization Ended the Roman Republic and Mark Zuckerberg’s admiration for Emperor Augustus is … Continue reading

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Sinister Evolution

Direct copy-n-paste from EmperorMyric below… What the fuck is it with the killer zoo?” Sinister Evolution: After a distress signal was registered in deep space several nations sent a small force to investigate. What they found was an abandoned habitat … Continue reading

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