The Unified Republic of Stars is a storyworld, a large complex place in which many stories can be told sharing a common background setting and history. We try to deal with the ramifications of working in a storyworld so big.

3.0 – An Introduction To The Age of War

An episode on some of the differences between the Age of Colonization as we’ve discussed and the Age of War in which we’ve entered.

By Colin Andrew Ferm October 14, 2015 Tags: , , , , , ,
2.9 – Computing & Media

How do the colonies go from nothing to a complete and accessible media landscape in less than twenty years? And how does computing help drive it? That’s what we’re talking about this week!

By Colin Andrew Ferm July 5, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , ,
2.2 – The Republican Fleet

This week, we go into detail about exactly what the Republican Fleet is, what made it up, and some of the cultural aspects of serving within the Fleet itself.

By Colin Andrew Ferm February 4, 2015 Tags: , , , , ,
Blog: The 100

It’s a show about teenagers ejected off a space station to see if Earth is again habitable 97 years after a nuclear war. But, despite that premise and being on the CW… it’s actually really worth watching.

By Colin Andrew Ferm November 19, 2014 Tags: , , , ,
Supplemental – Economics – The Major Background Character

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: , , , , ,