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    Thread: Asteroids - Question for our Planetology Gurus
Post: RE: Asteroids - Question for our Planetology Gurus

I think the asteroid page definitely should stay, but the NoLWoCS classification should be combined with the main NoLWoCS page and simply linking it here, while we add and expand information of how Te...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 2 25 9 hours ago
    Thread: Minor system tweaks that don't require their own thread
Post: RE: Minor system tweaks that don't require their o...

Today's system is Chalawan (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/45e77b7ad49fc), a classic era three jovian planet system with one of them lingering in the outer habitable zone. The planet section of ...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 336 4,562 Yesterday, 07:43 PM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

The bioships were indeed quite slow by Federation standards; as they are now, they only flew at something like .12c. The Dyaushpitr was launched two hundred years earlier, had to carry everything a co...
The Astronomer Creative Writing 23 261 Yesterday, 06:03 PM
    Thread: The Ascendancy: Second Draft
Post: RE: The Ascendancy: Second Draft

Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: (05-17-2022, 10:21 PM) -- 6. A good trick I or the astronomer like to use is whenever you have the urge to use “baseline human” just say near baseline tweak”  … despite the fact ...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 75 737 05-17-2022, 10:53 PM
    Thread: Minor system tweaks that don't require their own thread
Post: RE: Minor system tweaks that don't require their o...

The data panel of Gliese 581 (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/49134c3c6b106) has been updated to the current system template. Given the strange choice of planet names, my options for the name of ...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 336 4,562 05-17-2022, 04:22 PM
    Thread: OAUP Focus Initiative
Post: RE: OAUP Focus Initiative

I already voted, but I'd like to suggest that we add the Version War to the list of Focus candidates. It's been discussed a couple of times on Discord and I recall hearing that we want to update it at...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 28 308 05-16-2022, 02:12 PM
    Thread: Keid (40 Eridani) revision discussion
Post: RE: Keid (40 Eridani) revision discussion

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-16-2022, 01:02 PM) -- Finally got a chance to give this a read. This is fun. :) It needs some wordsmithing, which I'll aim to get started on this week, but the content is well...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 23 207 05-16-2022, 01:50 PM
    Thread: Minor system tweaks that don't require their own thread
Post: RE: Minor system tweaks that don't require their o...

Uoagranyu (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/472131eb3b72b) and Rihal (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/57f4e86a578dc) have been updated. - I only included a minor text change on Uoagranyu to ...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 336 4,562 05-16-2022, 01:36 PM
    Thread: Aksijaha - Update
Post: RE: Aksijaha - Update

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-13-2022, 11:28 PM) -- The Astronomer Wrote: (05-13-2022, 06:43 AM) -- I can relate to the issues raised, and most of the systems I deal with don't really have such a dramatic te...
The Astronomer Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 72 848 05-15-2022, 05:21 PM
    Thread: Minor system tweaks that don't require their own thread
Post: RE: Minor system tweaks that don't require their o...

Another minor data panel update for Ross 248 (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/57f4e86a578dc), which I named Rihal for a Genetekker fiction character. I can insert a mention of that if we want, bu...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 336 4,562 05-15-2022, 04:36 PM
    Thread: Minor system tweaks that don't require their own thread
Post: RE: Minor system tweaks that don't require their o...

Given the nature of the Algol update, I have put the data panel and the proposed changes into the article. Please feel free to wordsmith it further. Next is Uoagranyu (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 336 4,562 05-15-2022, 03:57 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Banelord Wrote: (05-15-2022, 09:35 AM) -- The Astronomer Wrote: (05-15-2022, 08:26 AM) -- Banelord Wrote: (05-15-2022, 08:15 AM) -- -Human: This shouldn’t be a modifier, as Terragens should assume ...
The Astronomer Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-15-2022, 02:47 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Banelord Wrote: (05-15-2022, 08:15 AM) -- -Human: This shouldn’t be a modifier, as Terragens should assume a baseline Terragen is a human -- When I worked on demographics a while ago, we assumed th...
The Astronomer Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-15-2022, 08:26 AM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

I thought the idea with human modifier is that it’s about their cognitive structure(?), which hardly ever change dramatically, and not what they originally were, but I wasn’t really following this thr...
The Astronomer Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-14-2022, 03:49 PM
    Thread: Minor system tweaks that don't require their own thread
Post: RE: Minor system tweaks that don't require their o...

Shelving Sirius for now until the discussion on AI Safety (https://www.orionsarm.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=5418) concludes and leaving the more work-intensive New Mars revamp on standby for now, I ...
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 336 4,562 05-13-2022, 01:31 PM
    Thread: How exactly did space battles in Golden Age of Solsys occur?
Post: RE: How exactly did space battles in Golden Age of...

I recall some of us were working on a space combat overhaul a few years back but the project was shelved and I'm not sure if/when it's coming back up.
The Astronomer General Setting Discussion 5 47 05-13-2022, 06:45 AM
    Thread: Aksijaha - Update
Post: RE: Aksijaha - Update

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-12-2022, 11:10 PM) -- Posting this having seen the discussion on discord as well. In general, I am in agreement with Rynn on this. I think a section on temporal displacement a...
The Astronomer Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 72 848 05-13-2022, 06:43 AM
    Thread: Prime Radiant Not Found - Image of Sagittarius A* obtained!
Post: Prime Radiant Not Found - Image of Sagittarius A* ...

The Event Horizon Telescope’s success on the imaging of Sagittarius A*, Milky Way’s central black hole, has been reported today (2022-05-12) on 15:00 UTC. https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/5...
The Astronomer Real Life But OA Relevant 0 56 05-12-2022, 11:38 PM
    Thread: Aksijaha - Update
Post: RE: Aksijaha - Update

Both of these are valid concerns, and I don't think I can really answer those on my own. Though I'd like to also hear Steve's opinion too. But, a thought: wouldn't making wormholes fly at a constan...
The Astronomer Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 72 848 05-12-2022, 12:52 PM
    Thread: Aksijaha - Update
Post: RE: Aksijaha - Update

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-11-2022, 12:06 PM) -- So - regarding other aspects of switching over to the new Nexus configuration - how are things going with the Inner Sphere and Wormhole page updates? Als...
The Astronomer Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 72 848 05-11-2022, 02:47 PM