Thursday, September 20, 2012

Random space encounters!

I suppose that lots of you have already seen this list in Terminal Space. Reason why I'm reposting it here is very simple - I plan to write something about each of these entries. One encounter - one post. Once I tried to do it in Polish but I failed - I hope that this time I'll be more focused on it :D

  1. Space nomad ship
  2. Courier vessel
  3. Small private vessel overtaken by a madman
  4. Abandoned cargo container (empty)
  5. Small fighter on collision course
  6. Military transport with small escort
  7. Smugglers hiding something on a nearby asteroid
  8. Dead body in a space suit
  9. Ship of swindlers selling fake alien artifacts
  10. Bounty hunter
  11. Small private vessel (spies of an enemy faction)
  12. Freighter (absolutely ordinary one)
  13. System militia patrol
  14. Space treasure hunters
  15. Miner base ship
  16. Lifepod (living survivors inside it)
  17. Ramshackle mothership of a space barbarians
  18. Blazing battleship suddenly jumped out from hyperspace
  19. Cloud of spore parasites that can damage ship’s hull
  20. Temple ship of the sect of mystics
  21. Cloud of ordnance still running with momentum
  22. Small ice asteroid with an alien artifact sunken inside it
  23. Lone naval mine
  24. Space tug
  25. Pirate ambush in the small asteroid field
  26. Space scrap gatherers
  27. Freighter full of refugees
  28. Lone asteroid with an abandoned mine
  29. Abandoned cargo container (booby trapped)
  30. Space pilgrims
  31. Private yacht stolen by thieves
  32. Navigational buoy
  33. Giant ancient battlefield
  34. Space trader ship
  35. Remains of destroyed convoy
  36. Colossal space ray
  37. Space storm of unknown type, disturbing instrument reading
  38. Battleship transmitting SOS signal (plague on board)
  39. Deserters posing as system militia
  40. Mercenary base ship
  41. Giant city ship
  42. Lifepod (all aboard are dead)
  43. Wreck of a courier vessel
  44. Freighter transmitting SOS signal (decoy of pirate ambush)
  45. Frozen body of alien creature
  46. Freighter under attack of pirates
  47. Asteroid hollowed out by space ants
  48. Research vessel
  49. Prison ship
  50. Freighter being a grave of a space barbarian king
  51. Freighter transmitting SOS (main drive malfunction)
  52. Small private vessels (ordinary travelers)
  53. Slaver ship
  54. Special purpose freighter, carrying dangerous cargo
  55. System patrol frigate attacking pirate ship
  56. Colonist ship hundreds of years old (crew still sleeping in cryo!)
  57. Antique satellite controlled by an insane AI
  58. Giant superfreighter
  59. Sealed military cargo container (weapons inside)
  60. Enemy fighter pilot calling for help
  61. Ship of sect of assassins disguised as pilgrims
  62. Wreck crashed on a surface of a lone asteroid
  63. Huge mine field
  64. Enemy patrol ship willing to switch sides
  65. Alien vessel of unknown origin (no crew aboard)
  66. Lifepod (lone, insane survivor)
  67. Carrier ship
  68. Abandoned cargo container (full of illegal drugs)
  69. Luxury private yacht
  70. Bounty hunter vessel pursuing his prey
  71. Burned out wreck hauled by a tug
  72. Diplomatic vessel of another faction / from another system
  73. About dozen of asteroids and giant bugs feeding on them
  74. Smuggler’s freighter
  75. Prison ship taken over by inmates
  76. Freighter convoy protected by military vessels
  77. Navigational buoy leading to pirate ambush
  78. Luxury liner
  79. Ancient unexploded missile fitted with nuclear warhead
  80. Battleship transmitting SOS signal (mutiny on board)
  81. Wreck robbers at work
  82. Wreck of a freighter with space ants / bugs inside
  83. Cloud of space debris several kilometers wide (remains of a battleship)
  84. Two civilian vessels fighting each other (old enemies)
  85. Sealed military cargo container (deadly viruses)
  86. Space tanker
  87. Small cluster of asteroids and miners working there
  88. Giant space monster waiting for prey (such as small vessels)
  89. Pirate mothership
  90. Lone fighter lost in space
  91. Wreck of a freighter adapted by a hermit
  92. Enemy frigate on a corsair run
  93. Huge cloud of space dust
  94. Heavily radiated wreck of a small military vessel
  95. Luxury private yacht converted into a pirate ship
  96. Sealed military cargo container (empty - a provocation)
  97. Alien ship speeding in its own direction
  98. Hundreds years old exploration ship
  99. Enemy battlecruiser
  100. Roll two times an pick both

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