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Arch Lich Thoth-Amon
04-30-2010, 03:33 PM
Traveller and other Sci-Fi gamers/readers! Here's a great site for free books to read!

Here's a description of what the site offers: Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download over 30,000 free (http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Gutenberg:No_Cost_or_Freedom%3F) ebooks to read on your PC, iPhone, Kindle, Sony Reader or other portable device (http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Gutenberg:MobileReader_Devices_How-To).

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04-30-2010, 06:45 PM
Allow me to first apologize for razzin' ya a little bit, just pokin' fun, but... showin' up a little late to the party, aintcha? ;)

Arch Lich Thoth-Amon
04-30-2010, 07:02 PM
Just got back from my deep space scouting mission. :biggrin:

04-30-2010, 07:33 PM
I think the Gutenberg Project is stupendous, I've downloaded a lot of their books - not just sci-fi, but everything that caught my eye. The first book I downloaded from it way back last millennium was "The Art of War."

Arch Lich Thoth-Amon
04-30-2010, 08:21 PM
Feel free to list some Traveller-themed science fiction books for the rest of us, cliff. I, for one, would love some suggestions.

04-30-2010, 10:26 PM
I'm not sure any of the ones I've snagged could be considered Traveller themed... everything there is out-of-copyright, so they tend to be pretty old. Lots more classic sci-fi than hard sci-fi. I'm just about to head out for the evening, but I'll try to remember to post some of the sci-fi I have snagged.

The first and most obvious is pretty much anything by Jules Verne... he's rather well represented there.

05-01-2010, 06:38 AM
Here's a few gems (not necessarily Traveller specific, as I said, but good stuff nonetheless):

A Journey to the Interior of the Earth (http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/18857) by Jules Verne
Astounding Stories, April, 1931 (http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/30452)
Flatland: a romance of many dimensions (Illustrated) (http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/201) by Edwin Abbott
Robots of the World! Arise! (http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/31611) by Mari Wolf
The Eyes Have It (http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/31516) by Phillip K. Dick
The Time Machine (http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/35) by H.G. Wells
Youth (http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/31547) by Isaac Asimov