Search results

  1. ... And for responsible OTL recycling!

    Ok, this isn't so much about AH, as genre fiction in general... I believe Drake was the first who had this bright idea of just re-telling some historical event in a fantastic setting. And with him it works, mostly because he learned to pick really obscure ones, the kind you need to read about...
  2. Lathe that uses only lathed parts?

    Stirling mentions the possibility in the ISOT, and even names it ("round bar bed lathe, the Unimat type") but I just can't find any information on this anywhere else. Is it for real or something he just made up to make ISOT work?
  3. The Soviet _board_ gaming industry.

    Ok, USSR somehow survived past 80s, and is still pretty (culturally) isolationist. How would Soviet board and pen-and-paper games look like? For those who don't know. There wasn't any "serious" board gaming up until mid 80s at least, and no pen-and-paper RPGs until much later. There is...
  4. United States Of Russia.

    Based on "libertarian Russia" idea from the other thread... WI wi9nners of the Russian Civil War in 1923 aren't Bolsheviks, but a party that 1) Adopts US constitution with all amendments as of January 1, 1918. 2) Common Law, with American cases before January 1, 1918 being valid...
  5. DBWI: Transistors not invented in 1930.

    I'm often wondering what our world would be like if Oleg Losev wouldn't have got proper funding to test some of his more interesting ideas (more than probable in 20's Russia), leading to resistance-transfer effect in semiconductors not being noticed for a few more decades... No Nobel Prize for...
Top