The Hammer of the Emperor: The Imperial NavyThe Imperial Navy is the backbone of the Galactic Empire, and its primary task is to guarantee order, security and peace for all of the Emperor's subjects. Without its protection, the tens of millions of star systems that make up the Empire would be vulnerable to external threats and internal strife. It is the first, and often only, defense against the immense star fleet of the Federation, the techno-barbarians of the Crazed Core, and the machinations of alien empires. It is the mailed fist that enforces the Emperor's decrees, and the mighty shield that all Imperial worlds can rely on.The Hammer of the Emperor: The Imperial Navy in Settings More Like This
The Navy is as vast as the Empire it protects. It is so vast that the Navy itself has no exact count of its ships, but there are approximately nine hundred million hyperspace-capable craft longer than one hundred meters within it, with approximately five and a half billion smaller spacecraft slaved to larger vessels. The Imperial Navy is the largest navy in the galaxy, although the Federal Star Fleet occ
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Why the Coalition Lost the War
During the Third World War, everyone believed that the Coalition and their Chinese allies would win. The Coalition was technologically advanced and caught the US and EU by surprise and gave the Chinese their technology. But the Coalition and the Chinese lost to the UN in 2016. After the war many people asked why they lost. Most historians agree that they lost because they invaded Russia, were cut off from supply and were strategically inferior.
By 2013 the Coalition had finished taking most of the European continent (Robinson 153). They began by taking Ukraine to draw out NATO forces. After they surrounded and destroyed the NATO army in the Battle of Kiev, they used their quantum tunnel technology to send men behind enemy lines to capture cities and other important targets (Robinson 245). In North America they started the Second American Civil War and captured Canada, where most of their for
Fallout: Big EasyWith the announcement of Fallout 4, I've been thinking more about a Fallout idea set in New Orleans. I've been discussing this idea with a friend of mine for years, and we both agree it would be a great setting for a Fallout game. I may make a "game map" of my ideas. Here's a quick rundown of ideas we've developed for the game.Fallout: Big Easy in Personal More Like This
New Orleans (or the "Big Easy," as it is widely known in the post-apocalyptic world) was only hit by a few atomic bombs during the Great War, but this did not mean that it was saved from harm. Not only did the levees break, flooding large portions of the city, but the Mississippi River carries a lot of fallout (heh) from the entire continent down to the Gulf of Mexico. This makes New Orleans, and other cities around the southern portions of the Mississippi, highly irradiated. There are greater numbers of mutants in New Orleans, and there is a particularly large ghoul population in the South. The swamps and wetlands of Louisiana have returned to their p
Hard SF Feature 04: Scott LowtherWhen it comes to real-world hardware or designed but never flown air and spacecraft or questions about propulsion systems real or theoretical aerospace engineer and spaceflight historian Scott Lowther, author of Aerospace Projects Review, is a bona fide authority.Hard SF Feature 04: Scott Lowther in Personal More Like This
I consider technical drawings to be an art form, art raised to an exacting level of precision, and Scott is a master of the craft.
In Aerospace Projects Review issue Volume 2, Number 2, available here Scott offers a beautifully illustrated 56-page article on Project Orion. This is one of the most definitive articles on the subject, covering the large designs, 20 meters and diameter and larger. The 4,000 ton nuclear pulse propulsion orbital battleship design for the USAF is shown in never-before-published detail. Scott was able to interview one of the surviving members of the original Ge