Category Archives: Jumpspace Transmission

More Martian Terraforming

PBS is a little late, but I don’t mind: certainly, they are faster to the party than most legacy media! And a cheer for LEGO Space City!

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The Far Future: Two Yoko Kanno Flavours

The easy-going, mellow, romantic version. It’s where I’m coming from… and not the main subject of this post. Creating enjoyable, slice-of-life stories about living an imperfect but hopeful life in the Far Future — say, a comedy of Bwap, Aslans, … Continue reading

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Two Charts

The important chart, where I discovered that a massive chunk of people live behind the Unfree Internet. Thanks India, Indonesia, and Nigeria for saving the Free Internet’s bacon! (From ~2025 onward.) The more exciting chart. Intense, committed Referees may wish … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy in Space!

While watching Could We Really Sleep in Space for Years? , I came across this image: Quite interesting, for a Traveller to meet government-backed explorers & scientists with religious icons & symbols on prominent display. I live within a pointedly … Continue reading

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The Head of the Empire

From Gary North, The Battle of Cajamarca: (Continuing from a Wikipedia quote on the battle) As soon as the shooting started, the 6,000 ran. Most of those who died, died of suffocation and trampling. It was a failure of nerve. … Continue reading

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Intensity

This is commitment. Fun ideas/lines to stick in your Traveller game: Having a race by starship, to determine who owns a particular chunk of rock. “This one weird technique that makes ships faster and jumps shorter.” <Insert: PCs tying empty … Continue reading

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Girls on Mars, Guys on Mars

Girls: The Surprising Ways Mars is Hostile to Life Guys: Springtime on Mars: Terraforming the Red Planet Note that both videos were published the same day, with the girls’ video out three hours before the guys. Throw in the Mars … Continue reading

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