Another doodle, this one was a bit of better detail work for one of the scenes that takes place in Scenario Book 1. The image was of one of the deWulf ships being repaired by a mobile shipyard, and part of the damage was a large hole blown in the side of the deWulf warship.… Continue reading Sketches – Internal Layout
One of the powerful things about having ships with modular cargo systems is that you get the temptation to start seeing what else you can pack onto the cargo racks. After all, if it can carry cargo, surely it can carry other things in a ready-to-use format. Or, if you have even more containers together… Continue reading Sketches – Military Container
As I had mentioned back at the 2022 goals, one thing I was looking at doing was writing up some discussions on how and why various navies are structured the way that they are. In this, I'm stealing guidance from the always-enjoyable website Project Rho. Specifically the part about building a navy. The majority of… Continue reading Building a Navy – deWulf Navy (1)
. It was only last month that Strategic Planning had gotten the biggest bone thrown to it since its inception when it was decided to form a coherent fleet organizational system.
Frankly, the idea that anyone could get something past Chief Minister Rheinbach not once but twice was almost terrifying.
The band beyond the Noncommissioned Officer ranks is entered via two paths. The more common is a direct commission, where candidates are either offered slots in the academy due to promising criteria upon induction, or by direct application. Most officers will have a mixed training between leadership and applied skillsets; if they self-select towards a… Continue reading Sketches – deWulf Ranks 2
While the deWulf Corporate Navy absorbed several traditions from earlier services (mainly the Groenvelt Navy), one thing that they did build from near scratch was their rank structure. The rank structure is broken down into four major "bands" with each band broken into five discrete ranks. Movement within a band is generally not challenging, merely… Continue reading Sketches – deWulf Ranks
It had been almost two years since SPM Rollen had entered this office, and very little had changed. The furniture had been replaced, looking more in keeping with the changes of current fashion. The displays were as they had been, a few subtle changes where artifacts had been changed out. An early Lohengramm dynasty vase had been removed, replaced by handcrafted mirror of silver and brass. Rollen walked over to the new mirror, looking over at it. And carefully ignoring the owner of the office, quietly glaring at him from the desk that dominated the far side of the room.