This series will be a day-by-day play through of the classic game Star Smuggler from the point of view of the fictional hero, "Duke".
|I don't really have a U-suit,|
but I do have a sidearm.
So what are we doing?
The ruins have all kinds of junk scattered around. Emily and I are scouting around looking for stuff to salvage. I get just two chances a day to find something of use, it takes 5 hours to investigate a section of the ruins.
In the top half of the day, we found an intact but fuel-less skimmer and the bottom half of the day a single repair unit. A skimmer can hold six cubic units (CU) of stuff and takes up 10 CU worth of space in the
At the end of the 10 hour day, we're sore, but have some loot. Here are financials, crew status and assets at the end of day one:
1 Antelope starship,
1 Hopper with 15 units of fuel,
1 Stasis pod 2 CU,
26 Repair units,
and the ship is fully fueled with 6 hypercharges.
Emily, weekly pay 15 secs. Sign-on bonus of 20. Death pay to the family is 200. Let's not die, ok?
Ratchet, weekly pay 15 secs. Sign-on bonus of 15. Death pay is 120.
Doc, weekly pay 10. No bonus which feels weird and death payment to family is 80.
Designated Heir: Emily.
I still owe 120,000 secs. in principal on the ship. I have 350 secs. in my pocket.
|Spacesuits are called Utility Suits|
or U-Suits in this game.