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  • Vanessa Hellstromme Memorial Dome

    The savior of [[Junkyard]]. Built by [[Darius Hellstromme]] in 1991 due to increasing complaints about the pollution created by the [[Hellstromme Industries]] factories in [[Salt Lake City]], the dome ultimately shielded the factories and slums on the …

  • Spook Juice

    When the 1973 Oil Crisis rolled around, the United States decided to rely more heavily on domestic fuel sources. It was pretty obvious North America lacked the easily accessible oil resources of the Middle East, so the US instead turned to [[Ghost Rock …

  • Ghost Steel

    One of the major early scientific advances in the study and utilization of [[Ghost Rock]] came with the discovery that the mineral could be used in place of coke to refine iron into steel. The resulting alloy is much lighter and stronger than …

  • Mutants

    The [[Ghost Rock]]-infused radiation that blanketed the world after [[Judgment Day]] brought many changes, and some were on a …

  • The Glows

    "The Glows" is the nickname that has developed in the wastes for the sickness that results from exposure to high amounts of radiation.  

    Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, spontaneous bleeding, sloughing of skin, hair loss, …

  • The Tunnel

    "The Tunnel" is the colloquial name for the hyperspace gateway constructed in 2044 by [[Hellstromme Industries]]. It allowed faster-than-light travel to other parts of the galaxy, and, once the system of [[Faraway]] was located, it became …

  • Ghost Busters

    Often called "ghost busters" or "city busters", these irradiated [[Ghost Rock]] bombs were the weapons of mass destruction launched against nearly every major city on earth on [[Judgment Day]]. Their wide-scale detonation unleashed …

  • Cyborgs

    Cyborgs are a military-grade combination of man and machine created for the sole purpose of waging …

  • Data Slugs

    Data slugs are digital storage devices roughly the size of a AA battery that are capable of storing dozens of petabytes of information. The information stored thereon can be accessed via computer, [[Palmcorder]], or cybernetic implants.

  • Palmcorder

    These versatile devices record audio and still pictures, and they can even scan pictures and printed text (complete with optical character recognition). They cannot record live video, but they can play it back. Though their computing …

  • Blackwatch Plaid

    A clearance level of the NA Government used in extremely sensitive classification typically dealing with the supernatural. Members of The Agency (and the top levels of the NA Army) were often given this clearance with the following assignments:

  • Junkers

    Junkers are the inventors and scavengers extraordinaire of the new world left by the [[Last War]], picking clean the skeleton of …

  • S.A.D.I.E.

    The Sierra Army Depot Intelligence Engine (or "S.A.D.I.E.", for short) was in charge of daily system maintenance and site management for the [[USA]]'s Sierra Army Depot, an arsenal located in North California with an extensive, shielded underground bunker …