Re: [OFFICIAL] Some FT background stuff (guidelines for writers) -LONG POST!
From: Brian Bell <Brian.Bell@a...>
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 21:53:40 -0700
Subject: Re: [OFFICIAL] Some FT background stuff (guidelines for writers) -LONG POST!
> Interesting... Something I'd very much like to know though,
> which wasn't mentioned, are 'real' units for length of a turn,
> and size of an ".
> It makes a big difference to the perception of a battle (and
> discussion over possible rules modifications) whether a turn
> is 15 minutes long, or a few seconds.
While there is no official scale of time or distance, someone (Steve
did some figures based on a 12" diameter earth size planet. The results
time was about 15-20 minutes and each inch (") was about 1/4 light
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