Storyworlds

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.

Blog: Nine Fox Gambit

Are you a fan of sci-fi that never bothers to explain anything, dark settings that make Warhammer: 40K seem cheery, a culture that overvalues the metaphorical creatures they’ve chosen to represent themselves with, and a main character that you really couldn’t care about? Then I have a book for you!

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 13, 2016 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: Killjoys

An interesting new show on “ScyFy” that explores some really interesting characters and that engages in some novel world building.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm July 9, 2016 Tags: , , , ,
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: , , , , ,