Galactic Armed Forces Starship Classes and Classification System

“Having the classes of ships explained to me was a blur until I was actually taken into orbit and saw them in the shipyard. I had absolutely no reality on the size of them- even the smallest were monsters when seen in a fleet! The SpaceCruisers, described as ‘instant war’ ,were too big to take in even when confronted with them. They were the size of large asteroids or small planets and they were armed to the teeth with weaponry. They even had dozens of lesser ships jammed into them and prepared for deployment. They could take down a rebellion … Continue reading Galactic Armed Forces Starship Classes and Classification System

GAF Mainframe Opens A Fan Art Contest

GAF Mainframe is hosting an open, internet-wide contest to all aspiring artists and GAF fans. Between now and January 15th, 2015, create your own GAF artwork and send it to us here at the Mainframe to win one of two coveted spots as Enlisted Members of the GAF: 1. Staff Sergeant Artist– awarded to the most compelling sketch of one of the GAF characters or scenes from Detach Detachment’s colorful history. 2. Technical Sergeant Artist– awarded to the most accurately eyecatching portrayal of GAF technology, including but not limited to ships, weaponry, space stations, generators and communication devices etc.   … Continue reading GAF Mainframe Opens A Fan Art Contest

New GAF Writing Prompt #1

  GAF Mainframe would like to announce the first of its writing prompts for aspiring GAF staff writers, existing writers and general fans. We’ve had a lot of new interest in the GAF universe lately, but with people like Anne Rice and other avaricious authors out there who frown on creative romping with characters, it’s hard for our new recruits to get started. So here it is, our writing prompt- You’ve seen the classic science fiction episodes of Star Trek and Doctor Who, you know the score. Take your favorite GAF character or characters and send them to a wild … Continue reading New GAF Writing Prompt #1

Beta Quadrant

Beta quadrant comprises Old Earth and many human-settled colony style planets. (Staff Sergeant Wodin Whatthehel, for example comes from a nordic-cultured planet in Beta Quadrant). Although there are many asteroids and planets that are resource based in this quadrant, it is largely concerned with trade, agriculture and textile goods. The GAF does most of its training of raw recruits and officers in quadrant on NonCom and Officer Planeta, terraformed worlds created by the GAGA to organize, train and polish its soldiers. Gamma quadrant The Gamma quadrant is foremost in primary resources, especially mining. Most of the habitable planets in the … Continue reading Beta Quadrant

Wrought Industries

Wrought Industries is the single largest corporation conglomerate in the galaxy. It is so large and its subsidiaries so multitudinous that the GAGA had to develop its own tax code for the company to ensure all available revenues were requisitioned.  Its products include everything from toilet paper to its trademark “Puddin’ Hots”; inter-system missiles to laser cannons and old fashioned bullets. Wrought Industries began as a military supply concern that bought out two old Earth transportation networks and a munitions company. Victorinus Wrought acquired the company with money he earned from re-distributing the rights to his new wife Enora’s motion … Continue reading Wrought Industries