Loren Wiseman was what gamers call a grognard: an experienced old hand and a bit of a kind-hearted grumbler. He started in the early 1970's designing war-games with the legendary Game Designers' Workshop. He did a bit of everything: he designed wargames; he ran the warehouse; he developed role-playing games when they were still in their infancy. He managed the Twilight: 2000 role-playing line... [click here for more]
The TNE Novels GDW commissioned a novel trilogy in support of Traveller: The New Era, and published two of the three before they closed their doors in 1996. Regrettably, the third novel lay forgotten and unpublished in the GDW archives for more than fifteen years. In that time, Traveller designer Marc Miller searched for a conclusion to the story arc. Ultimately, he teamed up with... [click here for more]
Slices of Life is a compilation of short stories and flash fiction set in the Official Traveller Universe, illustrating what the setting looks and feels like through the eyes, ears and less conventional senses of people who experience it.
In Wilder Places Too…
Under the Sunburst: A collection of flash fiction in the Official Traveller... [click here for more]
Yesterday's Hero is an episodic novel set in the Official Traveller Universe, in the years 1200-1215. It charts the career of captain Lisa Davies from her first mission to the Battle of Nicosia in a fictionalised format put together from her own records, the official histories of the era and eyewitness accounts.
First accepted for publication by GDW in 1994, Yesterday's Hero has been out of print... [click here for more]
Decades ago, conflict wracked the Third Imperium, all but extingushing the lights of civilization. One by one, those lights are going out as isolated enclaves of survivors succumb to disaster. Those that remain cling desperately to what little remains of the old Imperium.
For a handful of brave souls, mere survival is not enough.
Instead they reach out across the stars to re-unite the... [click here for more]
Sir Anders Miracru, a man who hates space travel and starships, inherits a vessel too crippled to even sell for scrap. His only hope is to find a crew that can repair the ship as they go, and a patron who will hire a vessel that is a hazard to navigation.
Fortunately for Sir Anders, the Scout Service needs a ship — any ship — for an urgent mission out in the Great Rift. There, facing... [click here for more]
The Force of Destiny has an interesting history… Its author Dale Kemper wrote the original manuscript in the late 1980’s inspired at least in part by his experiences editing Far Traveller magazine for FASA. He had discussions with Game Designers’ Workshop about it being published by GDW as a Traveller novel, but they folded before... [click here for more]