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Xboat No. 5


Welcome to Xboat!

This is a science fiction fanzine, with most of the material suggested by fans who love Traveller. It's about discussion, example, and bold ideas.

Great Content...

Each issue is 24 half-pages (5.5 x 8.5).  Xboat No. 5 includes these articles:

* A short adventure by Chad Russell

* The Heavy Tracked ATC, profiled and illustrated to inspire.

* An article on building small space stations, thanks to Traveller5's ship design toolset; comes with an example with deckplan.

* A process for creating alien plantlife.

* An index to all Xboat issues, plus notes on how Xboat was produced.

...and more.

Beautiful Artwork... 

Illustration is half of inspiration. My fantastic backers made it possible to jam in a generous helping of quality art into every issue.

I have leveraged the experienced and capable Ian Stead, Robert Pearce, and Tim Osborne for beautifully themed artwork.  Ian's starships are iconic, and Robert's deckplans are excellent.  Tim's artwork is clever and inspired. 

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Dwight F February 02, 2024 6:56 am UTC
Are you going to do more of these and will there be a print version of #5? I have the others in print.
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Robert E March 08, 2024 11:38 pm UTC
I'm not sure (both questions!)
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Dwight F April 14, 2024 2:11 am UTC
Well, I'd encourage that this is a great zine and I looked forward to each issue. I know these projects are tough so thanks for what you've done for T5!
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