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Weapons: Burundi Broiler

 I let my gaze wander around the apartment. A water jug was on the table near the window. As I glanced at it the water suddenly began to violently bubble. No sooner had I began to marvel at the strangeness of this when it again settled. I looked towards the chairman to see if he […]

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Shooting Transhuman Space Weapons

In GURPS firing a gun is an Attack, All-Out Attack or Move and Attack manoeuvre. This may or may not be preceded by one or more seconds of Aim manoeuvre. In Transhuman Space we have the added complication that smart ammunition, including homing bullets, are relatively commonplace. Any firing in non-homing mode will simply be […]

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Spear-Hand

Around 400BC in Nemea the Greek fighters Creugas and Damoxenus fought until dusk. They resolved to permit each other a single final blow. Creugas struck Damoxenus on the head but the blow was weathered. Damoxenus had Creugas raise his arm and then struck him with his open hand, using his fingertips like a spear. Damoxenus […]

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Fifth Wave Special Forces.

As I have described in previous articles, military operations in the Transhuman Space era often involve relatively small numbers of personnel, often tasked with an operational or strategic level mission. In contemporary parlance these units would often be described as “Special Forces”. In the THS era, however, special forces have undergone a number of changes. […]