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
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?
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
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
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
*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