Ships are found in multiple settings and genres and the questions below can, for the most part, be used equally in a sci-fi setting as a more realistic one.
These prompts can be tied to a single ship or used for various vessels.
- What is the name of the most (in) famous ship?
- Who is their captain?
- What is the biggest legend attached to ships?
- Where is the biggest or most active shipyard located?
- What is the most commonly used travel route and why is it the most used?
- What is the typical speed for ship travel and what is the top speed?
- What class or tiers of ships exist?
- What goods are banned from transport by ship and why?
- What is the typical material ships are made from?
- Is there any mythical creature known to go after ships?
Bonus question – What superstitions are associated with ship travel?
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