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|Gerard Leman||09 Jan 2019 11:55 a.m. PST|
Now all we need is a miniature servo that moves the arms and has the semaphore spell out: "Help, I'm being held hostage in a Chinese fortune cookie factory."
| Andrew Walters ||09 Jan 2019 12:24 p.m. PST|
I think these are fantastic. Flavorful, clever, evocative, and a genuinely interesting scenario objective.
| ColCampbell ||09 Jan 2019 1:15 p.m. PST|
The semaphore symbols look a lot like the dancing men from the Sherlock Holmes story by the same name.
| Grelber ||10 Jan 2019 5:50 a.m. PST|
At one point in The Count of Monte Cristo, the Count bribes a semaphore operator to modify the message he receives, if you'd like a relatively painless description of the Spain to Paris line in operation.
|Tom D1||11 Jan 2019 8:15 a.m. PST|
There is a terrific study of semaphore operations in the alternate history novel Pavane. It's based on the Armada winning and Elizabeth being assassinated.