I like some of those ideas, it will definately change the start up of most games that I have played in this setting. Other settings don't tend to have such a hard time starting, but I think these are some real good ideas. Go to Comment
Real world scientists have accidentally opened a tear in the fabric of reality, transporting their laboratory into the game world. Unable to repair and/or refuel their equipment in this (to their minds) primitive world they are now trapped.