The main reason why Outpost Universe is more focused on Outpost 2 stems from the fact that the original community was formed as part of the Outpost 2 Multiplayer experience. While Outpost 1 is an important part of the history of the "series" and it was/is enjoyed by many of the members, most of the work that has been done has had its focus on Outpost 2. That may be the reason why what few novellas people here have written are more Outpost 2 than 1.
As to embarrassment, don't worry about it. This is the intenet, you can make as big of a fool out of yourself as you want and most of the time people will just shrug it off :p