Sketches – Sintilla Shipyard Details

As part of Scenario Book 1, I wanted to have some internal art in among the various scenarios. One part of it was the shipyard that the Sintillans were using to build more ships, and I didn't want it to be a completely undetailed set of shapes. One problem I do have when it comes… Continue reading Sketches – Sintilla Shipyard Details

Sketches – deWulf Provider Freighter

The Provider-class freighter was a bit of a logical outgrowth from the smaller Zweireiner-class freighter. The smaller design was based on having the larger 20m^3 containers connected to a central spine, but the containers could also be connected to one another for additional structural strength. So following in on that is the Provider. While the… Continue reading Sketches – deWulf Provider Freighter

Sketches – Ibizan Ships

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

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