Re: [nbos] Using AS2 to map established "universes"Terry FitzSimons Sun Feb 4th, 2007
Must he a lot of us doing it I guess. I was doing the FASA version of Trek
Space, and the Battletech universe.
On Wed, 31 Jan 2007 06:27:44 -0700, "Steve Albany" <strangeplato-at-gmail.com>
>Mike Oliver said:
>> ...(still busy mapping the Star Trek universe)
>Now that's funny.. That is EXACTLY why I dusted off the copy of the AS (and
>eventually bought the AS2/FM7 bundle off of RPGNOW). It started with a
>debate amongst my Trekbuddies about the exact composition of Federation
>space. Like Khan in Star Trek II, the brains who thought of layout of the
>Trek Galaxy suffered from two dimensional thinking. If you realistically
>expand the 3rd dimension on either edition of the cannon maps (the original
>set of maps was first published in about 1981 or so), suddenly all the
>political and economic models in that universe break down. But it will be
>interesting to see a 3D representation of both the Alpha and Beta Quadrants.
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