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A Chunk of SciFi – 2.07 – Wandering Satellite [Technology]

A Chunk of SciFi – 2.07 – Wandering Satellite

“Where in the name of Old Terra did THAT come from…?”
Recorded transcript of an encounter with a PH-1L class Wandering Satellite in deep space

In the early days of humanity’s first footsteps into the great void, many satellites were sent up into orbit. Most of them harmless or used for such tasks as GPS or transmissions. There were a few military grade ones, orbital weapon platforms and such, plus a couple of deep space scanners. Combined with accidents from impacts and older satellites never activate their return to earth protocols or even just blowing up, the safe orbit points were becoming congested and dangerous to travel through at an acceptable speed.

When the Space elevator and other more compact and combined satellites were put up, it l...

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Crime and Punishment generator SciFi edition now live

Today another generator has gone live, this time it’s the sci-fi version of the Crime and punishments gen. As always, a sample can be found below and clicking on the header will take you to the page.

Crime & Punishment –
# Crime Punishment Duration
#1 Breaking & Entering Limb crippled or dislocated 1 Day/Overnight
#2 Grave Robbing Rehabilitation 3d4 Years
#3 Vigilantism Fine – Fixed & Large 1 Month
#4 Excessive Mutation Public Embarrassment – Pillory 2d4 Years
#5 Slavery Devoured by animals 2d4 Days
#6 Implant Removal/Theft Suspended sentence 1 Week
#7 Money Laundering Hand cut off 1 Month
#8 A.I. – Creation Hand cut off 3d10 Weeks
#9 Labor Racketeering Indentured Servitude 2d6 Weeks
#10 Stock market – Theft Guarded/Supervised 3d6 Days
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A Chunk of SciFi – 2.06 – Project Lazarus [Technology]

A Chunk of SciFi – 2.06 – Project Lazarus

“Congratulations! Due to your amazing contributions to society and the galactic community you have been chosen to take part in Project Lazarus. You may have heard about the Lazarus project on the newsnet and wanted to take part. Well, now you can! Not only will you be ensuring that what makes you what you are lives on after your death, but that humanity and our allies will be able to tap into your knowledge and life experiences as well…”
Welcome letter for Project Lazrus participants.

After losing many valuable citizens in various wars and disasters, several ideas were brought forth on how to preserve and restore lost knowledge if needed...

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A Chunk of SciFi – 2.05 – Omnitech Portable Universal Scanner [Tool]

A Chunk of SciFi – 2.05 – Omnitech Portable Universal Scanner [Tool]

“But wait, there’s more, we’ll also throw in not one, but TWO, thats right TWO Omitechs Portable Universal Scanner. The handy tool that is adaptable for virtually any situation. Need to check for cracks in water pipes? Download the software you need, Working in deep space and found an anomalous artefact, get the Xeno-Archaeology module- All modules are free, yes Free for the first 10 days!…”
Commercial featuring OPUS

The Portable Universal Scanner from Omitechs engineering and software division is one of, if not THE most popular non-military tool in the galaxy. Versatile, adaptable and easy to configure. There are two parts to the OPUS. The first is the shell and interface...

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A Chunk of SciFi – 2.04 – The ZPG Implosion Cascade [Disaster]

A Chunk of SciFi – 2.04 The ZPG Implosion Cascade [Disaster]

 “Evacuate everyone….now!”

Recorded transmission, just before the initial ZPGIC Event

The discovery/confirmation of so-called Zero Point energy and how to harness it was heralded as one of the major breakthroughs any civilisation can make. Discovered by a, at the time unknown species, this tech brought them fame, fortune and attention. Luckily, most of the major cultures of the time had treaties in place for just such an occurrence. Within a decade, the first ZPG (Zero Point Generator) had been built. It was clean, had no known side effects from use. It was difficult to get going, but once done, the process was, for the most part, self-sustaining...

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