I came across something interesting today… a Publishers Weekly blurb about a space opera series written by Mike Resnick, published by Pyr (one of my favorite imprints the past few years; Thank You, Lou Anders!).
In the list of praises for Starship: Flagship, the fifth and most recent novel in his Starship series, I found this little gem:
“The cleverness of [Cole’s] schemes and the interesting political struggles will remind genre TV fans of ‘Babylon 5’.”
The second book in the series, Starship: Pirate, includes diagrams and “Starship” board game rules.