All posts by Sunglar

Welcome reader, thanks for taking the time to find out just who I am! My name is Roberto, although in the Internet I usually go by the name of Sunglar. Long time pen & paper RPG player, mostly a GM for the better part of that time; some will say that’s because of my love of telling a good story, others because I’m a control freak, but that’s debatable… I was born, raised and still live in Puerto Rico, an island in the Caribbean, with a small but active gaming community.

I’ve played RPGs for 25 years, and for most of that time I played D&D in all its various permutations. Currently we play the Pathfinder RPG, Mutants & Masterminds and Savage Worlds, but I have played many other games and plan to play many more. I am a compulsive homebrewer, I rarely play a campaign I have not created myself.

You can follow me on Twitter as @Sunglar, in Google+ as Sunglar as well and I’m also in Facebook where you can find me posting regularly in the Puerto Rico Role Players group, looking forward to hearing from you…

WotO Part XIII

Sci-Fi Fridays! Wanderers of the Outlands Part XIII

Lucky number 13! You’ll find no triskaidekaphobia here… I’m thrilled to keep on sharing the background to my Savage Worlds sci-fi campaign with our readers. This week it’s the first part of a piece of fiction I wrote to introduce the players to NPCs and places they will meet and visit over the first few sessions of play. I hope you like it and come back for the second part next week. As always, feedback, criticism or any other comments are welcome. Enjoy!

“The Sarkov Star System began as a ‘leper’ colony, places were the unwanted or undesirables were left to survive as they may. The corps eventually turned it into a medical research facility in the fringes of known space, a place where the most extreme experiments were carried out. Liberated after the Great War it became a renowned medical facility and research site in the Outlands, from cybernetics to pharmaceutical manufacturing for the protectorate.”

Tihomir Yazici, Journeyman’s Gazette Outlands Correspondent

Stories of the Outlands Part I

The Crime Scene

Marshall Petrik looked around the blast site. The air still stank of fire and she could taste the ashes. She squatted, her helmet under one arm, and ran her finger through the residue, rubbing the tips of her gloved fingers together she felt the coarseness and when she placed them under her nose she could smell what was there, but also what wasn’t.

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WotO Part XII

Sci-Fi Fridays! Wanderers of the Outlands Part XII

This is part 2 of the timeline to my sci-fi campaign, if you missed last week’s post; here is the link to part 1.  These past two posts build upon the general history of the campaign that you can read in this post. I Said it last week but it need to be restated, a big thanks to my friends Michael, aka Stargazer, and Sara Ivette (who is a contributor at PR-Gamer), on their help with the timeline. Now on to part 2…

XIV. A timeline of humanity’s conquest of the stars (Part 2)

2227 ME – First Contact with the Cerdiallian Polycracy.  A damaged Cerdiallian ship limps into the Sol system with their non-FTL engines. Cerdiallians are humanoid enough so that their technology and Human first contact protocols bridge the gap, and rudimentary communication is established. After repairs are made and means of future contact arranged, the Cerdiallians leave.

Early 2228 ME – Kerdans destroy the generation ship docks in Neptune and attack the gas mines of Uranus. A hasty alliance between Eire-Indo-Nippon Block, American Alliance, corporate security forces and other smaller blocks and nations with ships deployed in the far Solar System defeats the Kerdans and capture some of their ships.

Late 2228 ME – To avoid an arms race or possible conflict over the new technologies that could come from the captured Kerdan technology, the nations and blocks of old Earth create the Trans-planetary Commission on Galactic Technology, or TCGT, to share these secrets with all parties involved.

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WotO Part XI

Sci-Fi Fridays! Wanderers of the Outlands Part XI

Week 11, if you just joined us this is my weekly series detailing my new Savage Worlds sci-fi campaign. This is the link to last week’s post.

This week we delve into the Timeline. I first wrote a general history, more a sweeping narration than a specific list of dates that you can find in this post. As I continued writing I felt the need to nail down some dates and actually give some context to what happened to get humanity here. I need to give thanks to my dear friends Michael, aka Stargazer, and Sara Ivette (who is a contributor at PR-Gamer), both gave me excellent feedback and all their suggestions were integrated into the timeline.

XIV.  A timeline of humanity’s conquest of the stars (Part 1)

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Early 2087 ME (Modern Era) – The Big Crash, the collapse of the world economy and the end of Asia-Pacific economic supremacy

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