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    Thread: Some older OA RPG material
Post: RE: Some older OA RPG material

Hi All, Some of you may recall some months back I attempted to take this on, I had to halt because it swiftly became unwieldy. Since then RL and exposure to some gaming concepts centered entirely i...
CptnMus General RPG Material 11 325 11-24-2015, 11:25 AM
    Thread: Childhood's End Mini-Series Coming to SyFy Channel
Post: RE: Childhood's End Mini-Series Coming to SyFy Cha...

Drashner1 Wrote: (09-08-2015, 10:58 AM) -- I'm hopeful that SyFy channel won't butcher the story. -- I hear that, there's always the danger of loosing the true meaning so easily, it's a subtle tran...
CptnMus Books, Games, Movies, and TV 3 8,401 09-08-2015, 02:34 PM
  Tongue Thread: RE-emerging from the sea of lazyness
Post: RE: RE-emerging from the sea of lazyness

cthulhlu Wrote: (09-03-2015, 10:20 AM) -- I signed up and introduced myself Waaaaaaaaaaay back, like.. maybe 5 years back? Anyway things went bonkers for me so i had to drop so much stuff, but now th...
CptnMus The Arrivals Lounge 3 6,801 09-07-2015, 11:35 AM
    Thread: Extrasolar Auroras spotted
Post: RE: Extrasolar Auroras spotted

I've always thought (probably incorrectly) that 'Dwarves' was more appropriate (or looks more appropriate) when pluralizing (google search: how do i stop these dwarves breaking all my crockery?) and '...
CptnMus Real Life But OA Relevant 8 13,173 08-03-2015, 11:19 AM
    Thread: Anal Retentive Primer Query
Post: RE: Anal Retentive Primer Query

Apologies for the delay, This project has been stalled as my office has been going through a major re-organisation and I have been caught up in other RL events outside of work (performing). Lif...
CptnMus General Setting Discussion 11 173 07-06-2015, 09:13 AM
    Thread: Future NASA Europa Mission
Post: RE: Future NASA Europa Mission

Guess it depends on whether they are serious about helium 3 mining. If it turns out to be viable we may still see and industrialised moon before well established colonies on Mars.
CptnMus Real Life But OA Relevant 4 8,231 06-01-2015, 12:00 PM
    Thread: Proof-reading EG
Post: RE: Proof-reading EG

Sweet, I figured it had to be something simple, a sexless referral to a statesman like figure never occurred to me and it really should have :blush:, thanks.
CptnMus Suggestion Box - OA website 977 1,375,398 05-27-2015, 12:35 PM
    Thread: The gathering storm
Post: RE: The gathering storm

Rynn Wrote: (05-20-2015, 06:07 PM) -- Nope. Mostly because every news article reporting scientific discoveries is sensational nonsense. If you were to go back ten years and take a sweep of what news ...
CptnMus Real Life But OA Relevant 10 22,725 05-27-2015, 10:25 AM
    Thread: The gathering storm
Post: RE: The gathering storm

Aha! and 10 minutes later I find it, not in production but the designers are confident on an ETA. http://rt.com/news/251761-3d-printed-eyeballs-camera/
CptnMus Real Life But OA Relevant 10 22,725 05-20-2015, 01:03 PM
    Thread: What's the average computronium?
Post: RE: What's the average computronium?

For very low end stuff I think MOTES would be fine (http://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/4a2ea510b5743) Is there any specific reason for computation to move into more advanced substrates even if the...
CptnMus General Setting Discussion 4 55 05-20-2015, 12:51 PM
    Thread: The gathering storm
Post: The gathering storm

Can anyone else feel the electric tingle and the tiny hairs rising on the back of your neck whenever you see another breakthrough in a seemingly never ending cascade of breakthroughs. Really remind...
CptnMus Real Life But OA Relevant 10 22,725 05-20-2015, 10:50 AM
    Thread: Anal Retentive Primer Query
Post: RE: Anal Retentive Primer Query

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-19-2015, 09:46 AM) -- Hrm. From your earlier posts, I was under the impression that you were creating a 'player's and DM's guide' to OA or to some aspects of it. It now almost so...
CptnMus General Setting Discussion 11 173 05-19-2015, 12:17 PM
    Thread: "Undead" clade
Post: RE: "Undead" clade

Dalex Wrote: (05-19-2015, 01:28 AM) -- I didn't mean the conversion to be something like:"Hey, Joe is alive. Lets kill him and make him into a brother/drone/walking feed stock." More like:"Hey, ...
CptnMus General Setting Discussion 31 338 05-19-2015, 10:54 AM
    Thread: Proof-reading EG
Post: RE: Proof-reading EG

Query, statesbeings, is this a typo or a new term? can't find a definition for it but it appears in the below locations: http://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/48bdab3a92bad http://www.orionsarm.c...
CptnMus Suggestion Box - OA website 977 1,375,398 05-19-2015, 09:15 AM
    Thread: "Undead" clade
Post: RE: "Undead" clade

Dalex Wrote: (05-17-2015, 05:09 AM) -- Of course our undead wouldn't be complete without ability to turn other corpses into new members of the clade, or at least converting them into drones or using ...
CptnMus General Setting Discussion 31 338 05-18-2015, 03:35 PM
  Big Grin Thread: Anal Retentive Primer Query
Post: RE: Anal Retentive Primer Query

Update: As I am fleshing out this guide I have begun incorporating images from the website(to avoid the whole copyright issue) that I feel are appropriate, some I have altered to fit the overall v...
CptnMus General Setting Discussion 11 173 05-18-2015, 09:41 AM
    Thread: Anal Retentive Primer Query
Post: RE: Anal Retentive Primer Query

stevebowers Wrote: (04-29-2015, 05:17 AM) -- The pronoun E is really most useful when a sophont keeps changing gender, or declines to indicate which gender e is. Note that we also have pronouns for h...
CptnMus General Setting Discussion 11 173 04-29-2015, 10:24 AM
    Thread: Anal Retentive Primer Query
Post: RE: Anal Retentive Primer Query

Excellent, I have been lurking about the forums and trawling the EG so one I think it's at a reasonable level of legibility I will post a copy after I have proofed it against existing content. Devo...
CptnMus General Setting Discussion 11 173 04-29-2015, 12:14 AM
  Bug Thread: Anal Retentive Primer Query
Post: Anal Retentive Primer Query

Hi E's & E's, Just a few questions initially: 1) In the Primer it refers to 'E' as being the new 'he', 'she' or 'it' as it is an impersonal gender neutral pro-noun, I agree with the first 2 but...
CptnMus General Setting Discussion 11 173 04-28-2015, 03:31 PM
    Thread: Best OA clades for Player Characters
Post: RE: Best OA clades for Player Characters

Matterplay1 Wrote: (12-29-2013, 12:54 PM) -- So, of the various OA clades, which ones would be the most fun to roleplay in an adventure? I plan do do up a few of the top suggestions in terms of the G...
CptnMus General RPG Material 1 164 03-27-2015, 01:09 PM