For anyone trying to fill out their collection of PARANOIA who has made the transistion to the 21st century and can tolerate reading on a computer screen (or who has qualms about the destruction of the rain forests), you can get (almost) the whole PARANOIA range from DriveThruRPG. If youâ€™ve… Continue reading Drive Thru Briefing
I need to get out moreâ€¦ I seem to find far too much mileage returning to the New Scientist home page again and again. This time – current controlled drug delivery from a specially treated patch (got to love the double meaning of that article title!). Current on – material… Continue reading Current Patch Job
The flexible display offers considerable potential in offering continuous output through unusual mediums. While email and news delivered through your coffee mug might be a little off the wall, what could HPD & MC or PLC do with similarly flexible media to engage citizens in the expanding Alpha Complex economy?… Continue reading It’s Flexitime
Those eggheads in R&D have come up with an innovative new lightweight armor, intended to provide optimum protection with reduced weight. Yes, Armed Forces are sceptical – so R&D want some willing, energetic and enthusiastic Troubleshooters to trial the new armor, along with some other fine innovations, in a simulated… Continue reading Mutant Samurai Troubleshooters
Art on pavements and in drainsâ€¦ Forget Communist scrawls and rusted biohazard signs – what would Troubleshooters make of this stuff1 scattered across the surfaces of the Underplex?
I have found a new home for my inquiring mind when seeking out new Stuffâ€¦ New Scientist has an excellent series of articles on new inventions, and after only three articles I found myself cackling with glee. Take the 3rd December 2007 article featuring the DNA syringe, a device that… Continue reading New Science Means STUFF
Canadian researchers have been investigating eye-tracking technology that can make advantageous use of knowing where people are more or less likely to look. In the real world, it could ensure that vital information appears in the best possible place in a heads-up display; in games, it would make it possible… Continue reading Tales of the Unexpected