I think there is a need to consider the relationship between TAS and the upcoming Traveller open licence carefully. The key difference is the ability to publish material for the OTU through TAS. Those creating their own universes are gravitating towards the existing open licence (i.e. Cepheus). This makes sense. So the natural model is a three-tier system where Mongoose / FFE publish official Traveller content, third-party publishers who want to use the official setting gravitate towards TAS, and those creating something original use the open licence. I think this model works, but TAS has historically been caught between the two other options. Official releases get most of the hype and a lot of interesting stuff is being produced under the OGL that strengthens the brand as a whole. But TAS is the middle child. So here are a few suggestions on how to improve the program. Firstly, consider allowing TAS publishers to produce material for the 2300AD setting as well as the OTU. Second, see if FFU will allow third-party publishers to produce material for T5 under TAS. Thirdly, reach out to successful Cepheus / OGL publishers and see if they would allow other parties to produce work for their settings under TAS.