Author Archives: AlegisDownport

About AlegisDownport

Musings on the Traveller RPG world, technology, astronomy and digital art.

Happy 40th Birthday Traveller RPG!

Today, the 22nd of July is the 40th birthday of the release of the original (now known as the ‘Classic’ version) Traveller RPG. Happy birthday Traveller! At time of writing, its a shame there hasn’t been any news of a … Continue reading

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These Stars Are Ours Primer Review

Its been a few months since the release of ‘These Stars Are Ours’ (aka ‘TSAO’) and a couple more products have been released by Stellagama Publishing. The one book which I’ll be looking at in my next blog post is … Continue reading

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The Slide Review

For this blog post, I’m going to take a look at a Gypsy Knights Games product recently published: ‘The Slide’. This is an adventure set in the Clement Sector and uses the Cepheus Engine rules set. The adventure premise is … Continue reading

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Games Workshop Memories from the GrogPod

The lads over at the Grognard Files have published a couple of episodes about the history of Games Workshop including an interview with one of their key employees, Tim Olsen. After listening to the first part, Dirk the Dice asked … Continue reading

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Laserburn Memories

I’ve been wanting to revisit one of my favourite old-school gaming rules from back in the day, Laserburn. I’ve kept the rules safely tucked away along with my Tunnels and Trolls dungeons, for years. So in the interest of trying … Continue reading

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Wendy’s Guide to the Fleets Double Review

Quite a bit of news to get through in this post, first of all two pieces of sad news posted via the Zhodani Base (zho.berka.com); The first is the sad passing of Donovan Lambertus of DSL Ironworks, who produced a … Continue reading

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Sixth Birthday and a Look Back

March the 28th is the sixth birthday of this blog – hooray and happy birthday to us! For today’s post I thought I would take a look back at some of the products I have reviewed and why they stick … Continue reading

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