Game Prep: Monsaanti-Neogene Corporation

I’ve made a couple of references to the “evil korp” that the PCs are currently pitted against. This corporation was originally created by the previous GM but only as a means to force the PCs to crew on a different ship for the duration of his run. We’d run into these people during yet another […]

Game Prep: Porozlo Skimmers

So, in the process of planning for session 4.07, I started leaning toward a flying car chase ala the one in the Lair of the Shadow Broker DLC for Mass Effect 2. This led me to the otherwise forgettable Total Recall remake which had some really cool flying cars in them. I’m calling them skimmers.

Game Prep: Imperial Envoys

In the course of my planning for this second adventure of our ‘fourth season’ of Traveller, I realized I needed an exterior … agent of the Imperium (without, you know, actually being that character from the novel.) Simultaneously, I had been reading a bunch of Dan Abnett’s 40K books and was greatly influenced by his Eisenhorn and […]

Game Prep: Traveller, 4.07

As stated in my recap for 4.06, some of the actions of the PCs have forced me to rewrite and seriously re-evaluate my plans for future installments.

Game Prep: Psions in the Imperium

We’ve only got one psion in our group and he’s my character, so ultimately this isn’t all that relevant as it won’t really come into play that frequently, but knowing how this works in “my” Traveller universe is probably a good idea.

Black Panther review

Caught Black Panther last night and, contrary to my concerns (which stemmed entirely from the overhyping of the movie by various entertainment mediums), I enjoyed it. Unlike the before-mentioned mediums, I don’t think it was the best thing that Marvel has put out in the theaters – that is and remains Captain America: The Winter Soldier – but I […]