Real Warp Bubble!!!
As long as you don't mind literal months at constant, low G acceleration till you hit and then overcome the light barrier.still gotta get those inertial dampers running before we hit warp. well, i guess we dont HAVE to...
Yeah. If they could just get up to enough speed to simulate 1G you'd use the "back" of the ship as the "ground" and there would be gravity. The problem is you'd have to slowly ramp down in speed in the opposite direction as you approach wherever it is you want to go or you'd get splatted if you suddenly stopped.
I've seen it said that this isn't strictly a very efficient way of getting around - if there's anything you can do to shorten the burn time and get the same impulse out of it, you make the middle part of the journey where you aren't thrusting anymore faster, so if a bigger engine lets you part with half of your fuel in half the time, you're winning, while increasing the amount of fuel runs you into the rocket equation and doesn't reduce travel time as fast. But if the limitations are strictly on your acceleration and there's no way around it, and fuel isn't an object, it makes sense. (Which, of course, is why they do it in The Expanse, which has magic impulse engines but not warp, and substitute "crew comfort and health" for "ease of filming".)You use a constant 1G acceleration to the half-way point and then "flip over" and do a constant 1G "deceleration". The real problem is reaction mass of some sort, which we haven't really solved.