Connecting the Stars

Connecting the Stars

Note: One of my earliest HSD articles, and perhaps a lot more stat-crunchy than was called for! – Corbeau (Net Neutrality map CC license, The Opte Project) In the beginning was the network. Ask a random Vector where the seeds of their culture came from. Most...
Mechanics and Statistics (1.0)

Mechanics and Statistics (1.0)

Getting ready for our chat about the stat grid tonight, the main focus of Episode 4. It’s tricky getting clear numbers in a dice system with three variables (dice size [8,10,12], proficiency/training [+0 to +4], stat dice pool [theoretically from 1 to 5, but can...

A Year on…Mars

Editor’s Note: Vectors and humans extensively terraformed Mars to make the environment hospitable. Later, Venus was radically transformed by Vectors, who replaced its atmosphere and even changed its rotation. overall, it’s quite similar to Terra, though...

Mode!

At this point, Pulse is a sprawling media empire 600+ years old. MarsCo is literally as old as creation. Not to say anything bad about Big M, if you need a pair of really comfortable shoes and a kemeta that says “looks like ₢10 but it’s really free with my...