5150: Science Fiction

Nina’s Nocturne – Part One, Setting the Stage

Nina put the last breakfast dish into the dishwasher.  She looked at the coffee pot and began running an analysis including probability calculations as to whether or not Pearl would want another cup of coffee before leaving for the office.  The part of her mind which mimicked subjective human behavior told her that she was… Continue reading Nina’s Nocturne – Part One, Setting the Stage

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Going on a Lark

This was my first game of "5150: Back Alleys, Bright Lights" from Two Hour Wargames.  It is a stand alone supplement in the 5150 series of games.  This means that you can use characters, items, even rule mechanics found in other 5150 games in this game and vice versa.  You can also play this game just… Continue reading Going on a Lark

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Getting Ready for Texicon: More Aliens

Texicon is 21 days away.  I'm confident that I'll be ready. (Now watch everything go wrong!) There's only a handful of minis left to paint & half a dozen paper/cardstock buildings to assemble. Here's what came off of the painting table this week & a few pictures of some Foundry Street Violence Packs.  "Street Violence"… Continue reading Getting Ready for Texicon: More Aliens

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Pearl’s Plight, Part 13 – Power Switch?

The fighter was now in the upper atmosphere racing toward the ground and the sunrise at the same time. Pearl was still miffed at being referred to as a "project", but she had not had the opportunity to confront Azumi about it. As gravity returned, the baby and her organs had rearranged themselves. The baby… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight, Part 13 – Power Switch?

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Pearl’s Plight, Part 10 – Parting Gifts

  She stared at the vids of the planet over and over. It was a barren rock of deserts and mountain ranges. There was a single small ocean on one side of the planet and a single city sat on its coast. New Hope was the only habitable planet in the Haven system tucked near… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight, Part 10 – Parting Gifts

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Pearl’s Plight, Part 9 – Pugilistic at the Palace

Pearl was surprised at how well Nina handled the Shadow Reaper on their way to Mrs. Chang's Palace of Delights Brothel. They had stopped briefly at the apartment to pick up ammunition. Pearl offered the shotgun to Nina, but Nina chose the stun baton instead. When they reached the brothel, Pearl was beginning to limp… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight, Part 9 – Pugilistic at the Palace

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A QWIK Conversation #2 – The Uniform

Bzzzzz! M: Yes, Colleen? C: There's an Elvira Nightshade on line 2. M: Never heard of her. Have her go to the site & fill out an app. C: Yes, sir. Bzzzz! M: Yes? C: She says that you are already her agent & she wants to talk to you, now. M: Really? Ok, I'll… Continue reading A QWIK Conversation #2 – The Uniform

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Pearl’s Plight Part 7 – Prequel to Revenge

  It was the second part of Vivian's lecture. She had delivered the first part while brushing hair color into Pearl's hair. She had chastised Pearl for being a "rescuer". Pearl sat speechless as Vivian accused her of being a "busybody intent on rescuing people from their woes and stray cats from tree limbs." After… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 7 – Prequel to Revenge

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Pearl’s Plight Part 6 – Plastic Partner

  Mr. Jones met Pearl at the hospital. With the excitement generated by the news media, he already had a security team in place for the arrival of Miss Margaret Dominique a.k.a. Sara Reid. He said he was both amazed and proud of how Pearl had handled the assignment. He had told her that most… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 6 – Plastic Partner

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New Hope Trivia Tidbit: Food

5150: New Beginnings opens with the citizen Bailey stating "Pastrami on rye, nothing better." He then wonders for a moment if it is real pastrami. He decides that it doesn't really matter as long as he believes it is real. More than 97% of the food on New Hope is manufactured in agricultural processing facilities.… Continue reading New Hope Trivia Tidbit: Food

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Pearl’s Plight Part 5 – Panty Explosion

Assembling assets - Pearl storms the breach - Enter the Hishen - It came from lab D Yanni's Pancake House was on Harcourt near the edge of town. The dry riverbed of Broad River was just a few blocks away and beyond the riverbed was nothing but desert. Pearl's team was the last to arrive… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 5 – Panty Explosion