Trade in Aliens & Asteroids: Information

I saved “Information” as the last article in this series on trade in the Aliens & Asteroids universe. Why? Because it’s the most ubiquitous element anywhere. Knowledge is Power It’s such a simple concept. Known vs. Unknown. So long as we have had knowledge, we have wanted to control it. If I know something you…

Trade in Aliens & Asteroids: Technology

We’ve covered a few things so far in the realm of trade… metal, food, and water being the big three. But what about technology? What about weapons? The Perception of Safety Whether you are in a base on a hunk of rock, a space station orbiting somewhere, or a spacecraft floating through deep space, you…

Trade in Aliens & Asteroids: Food

In the last post, we went a bit “metal,” talking about the metal trade in the Aliens & Asteroids universe. Next up is food. Yes, you read that right – food. Not that exciting? Think again! Food… in… Spaaaaace! In the early days of space exploration, food very quickly became an important factor. When you look…

Trade in Aliens & Asteroids: Metals

Last week we looked at water in the Aliens & Asteroids universe through the lens of trade and industry to scare up some plot or adventure ideas. Next up in the trade parade for the universe of Aliens & Asteroids is metal. Metals in the Future Water may be important for fuel, air, and hydration, but you’ll need…

Trade in Aliens & Asteroids: Water

As we continue to explore the universe of Aliens & Asteroids, it becomes more and more apparent we need to dive a bit into some of the trade networks existing in Dominion space and beyond. There are five main sources of trade income in the Dominion: Water (mostly in the form of Ice), Heavy or rare…

Immortals’ Wake: A Few Hours in Belan’si

What follows is a taste of the world of Immortals’ Wake… Many, guided by faith, skill, knowledge, or logic, see this magical realm in very different terms. As in most worlds, there are Haves and Have-Nots. When the bells at the Basilica sound a warning, where and with whom will you seek shelter? Marion O’mani…

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