New Naval Project Announced

San Diego Times~Tribune, August 1963 Move over NASA Class of ‘63! A new group of men with their hopes set on new horizons and discoveries will be plumbing the depths of the Pacific Ocean. The Naval Submarine Division out of Groton, CT has just approved a budget allocation for the construction of an undersea habitat …

Longer and Deeper

Boston Daily News, April 1965 The Navy hates to lose and it never gives up. After SEALAB 1 and its aquanauts came up ten days short of its intended goals, the Navy went to work investigating and planning on ways to improve life for the staff deployed in such a physically demanding atmosphere. New refrigeration …

Third Try Is a Charm

Charlotte News & Press, January 1969 After another mediocre performance with SEALAB 2 in 1965, the NAVY has decided to give the ocean floor another look. It’s been about four years and marine technology has advanced in ways that an ocean habitat can be equipped with improved computerization, advanced filtration systems, and better facilities for …

Return to SEALAB

Galveston Star Review, December 1988 America has been bubbling with excitement at the announcement of a reinvigorated SEALAB program thanks to the efforts of G. Sikorski and Sikorski Drilling. It’s come as a big surprise that SEALAB 1 veterans, B. Robertson and R. Barnes are once again returning to the ocean floor. Robertson and Barnes …

Game Schedule

Friday 1:00-2:00 GM Lunchtime and Last Rites 2:30-7:00  Set-Up and Decorate 7:00 Character packets available, player check-in open 7:00-8:00 Finished getting dressed and godly 8:00  Rules Briefing & Pep Talk 9:00 Game Start (Game Period 1) 12:00 GMs Offline Saturday 9:00 Game Start (Game Period 2) 1:00-2:00 End Game Period/ Lunch 2:00 Game Start (Game Period …

FAQ

1. What media inspirations are you drawing on for the game? The Abyss, Seaquest DSV, Sphere, Star Trek, and Alien are a few of the titles that come to mind quickly.   2. Will there be Adventures to explore the ocean?Yes! There will be adventures. Characters will be given a set number of ‘dive tokens’. …

Get Inspired

Q: What can I watch or read to get ready/inspired for game? A: That is a tough question to answer. This game will have a number of science fiction influences, however, it’s grounded in the science and technology of 1989.  That list I am including will have some really outrageous items on it- but I’m …

Gender Roles and Race

Gender Roles When filling out casting surveys, I asked people which gender character that they would like to play. Self-selection will be honored. In the late 1980’s, there were a number of military restrictions that would have limited options for female characters on underwater vessels. I disobey these historical rules when writing. I am committed …

Sealab Personal Universal Device

To: SEALAB Personnel From: SEALAB Engineering and Technology Department Date: February 01, 1989 Subject: Sealab Personal Universal Device Dear SEALAB Personnel, Your deployment to the SEALAB habitat is a noteworthy event. You are pioneers and you deserve the very best science and technology that money can buy. Thanks to a private technology grant secured by …