This design was originally inspired by a quick drawing of a P.F. Sloan-Class escort from Traveller. I picked up a set of GURPS Traveller books over the years, mostly as reference texts (and in general GURPS books are very good reference books), and I saw one of these ships as an unnamed escort in one… Continue reading Sketches – Ibizan Ships
Month: September 2019
You call your ship what?
While all ships have an official name, more often than not the crew will often call a ship by its nickname. Some nicknames come from (in)famous incidents or battles. Others are just puns on their official name. A few nicknames seem to defy any kind of logic, but just "are" in the same way that… Continue reading You call your ship what?
Sketches – Dortmund Processing Tower
This sketch was originally inspired by 3d render someone had posted on Artstation (I think) of a tower structure on top of a mountain, with a spaceship flying towards it. Very industrial, very high-tech. The reason I thought this would be found on Nordhausen, in the Dortmund star system, is because it has a rather...… Continue reading Sketches – Dortmund Processing Tower
Coming Soon: Sketch Sunday
One of the things I've built up over the years was a pretty big collection of sketches. While I'm the first to admit that I have the art skills of a physics student (spherical cows and all that), I have done a lot of... passable sketches to work out a lot of details in the… Continue reading Coming Soon: Sketch Sunday
August 2019 Sitrep
I'm actually happy with my progress this month. Now, to keep it up. The Mk2 Plotting table has proven its worth, both as a way to keep track on where things are, but also as a way for me to have a continual reminder of what needs doing. I kind of wish I had a… Continue reading August 2019 Sitrep
News Feed: Research Revolt
*Catchy news jingle plays* From the very depths of space to the lowest streets of Fenris, deWulf State News brings the facts of the galaxy to your desk! *DSN News!* Good Evening, I am Grant Eisen, filling in for Janeth DeVries tonight. Our top story continues to be growing unrest in the Krak University States.… Continue reading News Feed: Research Revolt