Playtesting Continues! So playtesting has finally continued. It's a bit of a challenge sometimes getting this set up, since my usual batch of playtesters have their own lives and games, and doubly so since my springtime hasn't had a lot of free time in general. But finally I got a chance to do a bit… Continue reading First Contact War Playtesting – Round 2
And back on schedule. July's been a bit of a busy month by pretty much every definition you could choose to set, sadly a lot of that has been outside of Starfire and Dollarton-Proxima. That's the way things go sometimes. But it hasn't been a total drought either. Earlier this week I posted my Mk2… Continue reading July 2019 Sitrep
You may remember that back in December I rolled out a little corkboard plotting table so that I could track the locations of various fleets in the deWulf universe. And at the same time I observed that as an idea it was good, but the square notes that each pin was holding made it almost… Continue reading Fleet Management Mk2
King Armand's Day Chambers Royal Compound, Bortal Ibiza King Armand looked up at the sky for a few lingering moments before stepping back inside from his private garden balcony. Modern technology had made a mockery of past structural impossibilities, and having an acre of private garden suspended the better part of kilometer up the side… Continue reading Plot Casually
What gives? It's half way through July and you're only now doing a sitrep? Yep! While May was kind of a wash, what with the tail end of my vacation and coming back to work, June's been a pleasant change in a lot of ways. Started to get the content engines back up up and running,… Continue reading June 2019 Sitrep
While shipyards build ships and shipping companies operate (and usually own) ships, who examines the designs that the yards build off and ensure that the shipping lines operate safe equipment? The answer to that is the Ship Classification Society. As an organization, they maintain the technical standards for the construction and operation of space ships,… Continue reading Ship Classification Societies
Iris doors? Oh, they're very shiny, very high tech. Nothing says "future tech" more than an iris door. But you really don't see them on spaceships anymore. What's the problem with iris doors? Well, a couple of things. First off, they're complex pieces of hardware. Ever see one with the maintenance panels off? That's a… Continue reading Iris doors: Who approved these?