Sure, Space Junk may not sound like much, but in orbit right now there are thousands of objects zooming around the earth at speeds fast enough to escape earth’s gravity. And it’s a big problem for any space-faring civilizations. Whether it’s caused by ship wreckage, mining operations, or just bad planning it has the power to destroy satellites, damage space craft and keep civilizations grounded for centuries. Read past the break to learn how to use this deadly hazard in … →
We talked to Stephen and Loz, the team behind Character Cards: a deck of NPCs that can be shuffled into your tabletop game. We discuss how Character Cards make GMing faster and easier, the possibility of a tarot deck expansion (or a modern deck), and what kinds of hijinks ensue when your character tries to use an astral diamond to buy a cake. Read more after the break and make sure you check out their Kickstarter page!
Perseus and Ophelia interviewed Ryan Dancey of Goblinworks to discuss the upcoming Pathfinder Online MMO. We talk about the role of assassins, the encounter escalation process and the opportunity for user-generated PVE content. If you would like to download the link for later listening, you can right click it and “Save Link As…” . Interview with Ryan Dancey 2:17 – Ryan Dancey (RD) discusses the possibility of expanding the game world beyond the River Kingdoms. 4:37 – Both individually created hexes and hex … →
Ok. I know what you’re thinking. Denver Airport? What could possibly so interesting about Denver Airport that it would qualify as inspiration? It turns out that Denver airport is one of the most bizarre airports ever built and it is at the center of numerous conspiracy theories (including one that involves subterranean lizard people bent on world domination.) The airport is full of bizarre and creepy art. There are rumors that it has underground tunnels that can withstand a nuclear bomb and … →
The Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world. It’s located in Bolivia, nestled into the Andes mountains. It’s large enough to be seen from space. It’s known as a salt desert because the climate is very dry. During the brief periods of rain, the surface of the flats becomes reflective, like a mirror and creates the illusion of walking in the sky. The salt flats also contain the world’s largest reserve of Lithium—more than 50% of the world’s … →