Maksim-Smelchak

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Maksim-Smelchak is a Traveller artist, author, contributor, and fan.

  • He currently serves as chief gopher for FFE and as the master chronicler of Charted Space.

Description (Biography)[edit]

Maksim-Smelchak is a long-time Traveller player, fan, and playtester. Maksim very much enjoys the Traveller universe and has a large collection of 6mm sci-fi game miniatures including a number of Traveller forces, which he uses to play a variety of sci-fi mini games including Dirtside II.

  • While Maksim served in the US Air Force, an old friend gave him a cache of LBB's (Little Black Books). Maksim spent many a C-130 and C-5 transport plane ride pouring through LBB's in-between missions. Maksim currently lives in Northern California in the United States, and is a frequent enjoyer of all kinds of gaming goodness: RPG's (role-playing games), board games, miniature games, etc.
  • In the past, Maksim has contributed to a variety of gaming products as an author, playtester, magazine article writer, proofreader, illustrator, product reviewer, small press publisher, and in a variety of other roles.
  • He has previously contributed material to the Traveller RPG Wiki including creating new material, spellchecking, proofreading, Wiki code corrections, wordsmithing, and other additions.

External Link/s[edit]

This gentlesophont has the following external links available:

Library Data Entries (Public)[edit]

  1. TBD

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

Three Biggest Traveller Influences[edit]

The three biggest influences on my Traveller works are as follows:

  1. Marc Miller
  2. Loren Wiseman
  3. Don McKinney

I base my Traveller community interactions on the standards and examples that they pioneered. Any of my personal shortcomings are my own and not theirs. I have been blessed to have known all three of them, communicated with them, although not as well as I might have liked.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

This person has been involved with Traveller in the following ways:

  • Artist
  • Author
  • Curator
  • Editor
  • Master Chronicler
  • Wiki Master

Traveller RPG Wiki Participation[edit]

This person has extensively participated at the wiki.

  • He will give permission to quote his writing or use his ideas if asked.

Bibliography-Ludography (Published Products)[edit]

This person has authored, contributed, playtested, or otherwise participated in the publication of the following products:

Books by this Author
Alphabetical List


References & Contributions (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.