Old SFB Unofficial Material

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  1. ChallengerHK

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    I have a copy of an old gaming magazine/fanzine called Variant, from September 1982. It includes two ships and a small amount of rules for a race called the Caereans. This was apparently done by a guy named Scott Jeffers. Has anyone heard of this? Do you know if there is any one material from the author or for the race?

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  2. StarCruiser

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    Can't see the image... Also can't say that I've heard of that particular magazine or the Caereans (not in a Star Trek context anyway).
     
  3. ChallengerHK

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    YEah, whatever image hosting I had registered for has apparently decided that that was a 30 day free trial and now I have to pay them. Screw that. I have found dealing with images here to be a serious pita.

    I had never heard of it either, nor had I heard of the race. It looks to be...underwhelming, but I was curious is there was any more of it out there that might improve my opinion.
     
  4. publiusr

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    I would have liked to see that...
     
  5. ChallengerHK

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    Do you mean the race/rules? If so, I'll research what's going on with hosting services and see if I can find another. Or, if it's just you who wants to see it, message me your email and I'll send it to you.
     
  6. Harpsichord

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    I got you, it looks like you linked the album containing the image rather than the image itself.

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  7. publiusr

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    An LCARS version of that would be cool on a screen.
     
  8. ChallengerHK

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    Thank you.

    I don't mind learning a new site. It's when the sites keep changing their business model, changing their operation, or going out of business that I saw screw it.
     
  9. StarCruiser

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    Now - that DOES look familiar. I'm not sure where I saw it though...
     
  10. ChallengerHK

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    I'm 100 percent that I've never heard of these. I did some looking around and found a list of Variants, however, and apparently Jeffers later did a second article.
     
  11. StarCruiser

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    Now, I'm pretty sure that this was probably posted on the -old- version of ADB's forum way back in ancient times. You know, before the epoxyclips...
     
  12. ChallengerHK

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    Do you mean on GEnie?
     
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  13. StarCruiser

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    I don't think it was THAT old but, yeah ... way back in olden times.
     
  14. Sgt_G

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    I have been involved with SFB for a long, long time, and never heard of that particular magazine, designer/author, or race/empire. There was someone back in the late 80s / early 90s who was publishing "made for SFB" modules and selling them in B&M stores. That caused all sorts of legal kerfuffles.
     
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  15. ChallengerHK

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    It's not Companion Games, nor is it Gregg Dieckhaus' stuff. I've never heard of it, and I got involved with SFB in 1981.