1.8 – A Short History of the Unified Republic of Stars – Chapter 8

This week, three major topics being discussed on the podcast! First, the question of defense. Then, the question of self governance within the colonies. And last, the creation of the most mighty battleship ever built. But will any of it be enough?

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 26, 2014 Tags: , , , ,
1.7a – Supplemental – Economics

A quick mid-week supplemental in which we discuss a character that has barely been touched on but which is a hugely important character driving much of the action: Economics!

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 22, 2014 Tags: , , ,
1.7 – A Short History of the Unified Republic of Stars – Chapter 7

This week, Earth invades the colonies, attempting to take two of the major planets. They don’t succeed, this time, but unless the colonies get their act together, they see that it’s possible Earth might the next time.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 19, 2014 Tags: , , , , , ,
1.6b – Supplemental – Ship Terms & Navigation In Space

We’ve been mentioning shippers since the beginning. But, with this supplemental, we’ll be explaining some of the terms they use. Also, we’ll explain how people navigate in deep space. These things will be important for future episodes when we get deep into how the former colonies and Earth wage war against one another.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 12, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,
1.6a – Supplemental – Communications

How do the colonies communicate with one another? In this supplemental, we discuss not only how someone might contact their neighbor but someone in the next city. Or on another planet. And we discuss an emergency system that as developed to help shippers stranded in the depths of space.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 12, 2014 Tags: , , , ,