by Corbeau | Aug 27, 2019 | Pantheon Inc, Pantheon-Throng, Pantheon-Warden, Wayfinder Venus | Codex, Contracts and Encounters, Pulse, Venus
A life-and-death quest across Venus, with immortality as the prize…
by Corbeau | Jul 12, 2019 | | Articles, Blog, Uncategorized, WorldbuildingWorking toward a July 2019 episode of Radio Free Deimos, the final part of a three-part series on Pulse, we wanted to take a look at some sports from history and fantasy/sci-fi that might make the transition to Sol 702AE. Okay, so some of these aren’t...
by Corbeau | Apr 18, 2019 | religion | Articles, Essays, WorldbuildingVoices in the Wilderness: Catholicism in the Vectorized Future 2019 By NavyMongoose “So Noah, with his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives, went into the ark because of the waters of the flood. Of clean animals, of animals that are unclean, of birds, and of everything...
by Corbeau | Feb 5, 2019 | Lumen, WF-Avrios, WF-Lumen | Articles, Corps
Your one-stop shop for branding and corptown infrastructure, now under new management
by Corbeau | Jan 19, 2019 | WF-Bastion | Articles, Corps
A former megacorp that thrived on conflict and war profiteering
by Corbeau | Jan 19, 2019 | Media, Titan Films, WF-Bastion, wf-corps | Articles, Codex, Corps
Proud producer of Z-list knockoff films, action/romance/comedy/thriller romps, indie art projects, and whatever else they can produce for under a thousand creds
by Corbeau | Jan 1, 2019 | (review) | Articles, Corps, Mechanics, TechnologyNote: 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...
by Corbeau | Jan 1, 2019 | (review) | Articles, MechanicsGetting 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...
by Corbeau | Jan 1, 2019 | (review) | Articles, WorldbuildingEditor’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...
by Corbeau | Jan 1, 2019 | (review) | Articles, Mechanics Placeholder for a work-in-progress article, this should grow over the course of the week…In the meantime, please excuse the gibberish None of this is to say the Motivation mechanic is broken. It’s a clean mechanic for establishing and rewarding a baseline...
by Corbeau | Jan 1, 2019 | Parallax, PULSE | Articles, Corps
To Infinity and Beyond, with Parallax, Pulse, and a “charming” older gentleman from Ganymede that won’t shut up.
by Corbeau | Dec 29, 2016 | articles, Corporations, counterculture, PULSE, youth | Articles, Corps
What’s new and what’s hot for the youth crowd: MODE (a Pulse subsidiary)
by Corbeau | Dec 28, 2016 | articles, Character-building, Corporations, Culture, Mechanics, Megacorps | Articles, Corps, Mechanics
A brief field guide and player’s/GM’s option list for minicorps, zombie corps, and other not-ready-for-wall street corporate concepts
by Corbeau | Dec 28, 2016 | articles, Finance, world-building | Articles, Essays, Worldbuilding
Thoughts on how stock trading and the “free” market influence the world of HSD
by Corbeau | Dec 20, 2016 | religion, world-building | Articles, Essays, Worldbuilding
Reinterpreting Terran faiths for a new millenium and looking at HSD Canon religions
by Corbeau | Dec 6, 2016 | Geography, IRL, Mars | Articles, Worldbuilding
Notes on Martian seasonality and calendar
by Corbeau | Oct 31, 2016 | History | Reference
The unofficial HSD history of everything
by Corbeau | Sep 10, 2016 | articles, Mechanics, reference, Rules | Articles, Essays, Mechanics
Lots of crunchy number breakdowns on the XdY+Z dice system
by Corbeau | Jul 3, 2016 | | Breeds, Contracts and Encounters, Fiction
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by Corbeau | Jun 7, 2016 | character generation | Character Building
A “comprehensive” list of Sci-Fi PC/NPC archetypes, tropes, and seeds.