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    Thread: Character Profile: Ferria
Post: RE: Character Profile: Ferria

No worries on the first person thing. I do think it's a good exercise to think about your character in the first person, get inside their mind and see why they would make certain decisions. In any ca...
Rynn Creative Writing 133 1,788 10-15-2021, 03:49 AM
    Thread: Character Profile: Ferria
Post: RE: Character Profile: Ferria

I'm short on time, but I want to say while it is hard I think you've shown some nuggets of great ideas in how to handle these things. Having the character feel numb, then later dump her memories rathe...
Rynn Creative Writing 133 1,788 10-14-2021, 11:29 PM
    Thread: Character Profile: Ferria
Post: RE: Character Profile: Ferria

(10-14-2021, 06:39 AM)MrOnyx Wrote: Upon reaching NewRoot, Ferria was very lucky to catch a ship that was coincidentally heading to that particular sphere of Terragen Space. NewRoot would have milli...
Rynn Creative Writing 133 1,788 10-14-2021, 09:52 PM
    Thread: Changes to Early Timeline Transhumanism
Post: RE: Changes to Early Timeline Transhumanism

(10-13-2021, 01:26 PM)Drashner1 Wrote: The other thing is - as mentioned earlier - I'd suggest avoiding into the subject of whether or not something was 'ethical' or not. I think when it comes to mo...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 38 482 10-14-2021, 08:17 PM
    Thread: DNI - Why only implants?
Post: RE: DNI - Why only implants?

Yeah I agree. I think we can add a few lines to the DNI history section to cover this (as well as the general timeline perhaps). Wrt to option B I’m reminded of a quote (I think by Bruce Sterling?) t...
Rynn General Setting Discussion 9 92 10-14-2021, 04:08 AM
    Thread: DNI - Why only implants?
Post: RE: DNI - Why only implants?

(10-13-2021, 11:42 PM)selden Wrote: Research into non-intrusive DNI is proceeding apace. See https://www.news-medical.net/news/202101...ality.aspx Certainly there is a lot of research in this area ...
Rynn General Setting Discussion 9 92 10-14-2021, 12:13 AM
    Thread: DNI - Why only implants?
Post: RE: DNI - Why only implants?

(10-13-2021, 11:13 PM)Drashner1 Wrote: In the discord discussion I mentioned (Rynn, you were part of it for a bit), the idea/consensus developed that DNI implants wouldn't be a thing until centuries...
Rynn General Setting Discussion 9 92 10-13-2021, 11:37 PM
    Thread: Colonisation snapshots
Post: RE: Colonisation snapshots

Done :)
Rynn Creative Writing 6 28 10-13-2021, 11:15 PM
    Thread: Colonisation snapshots
Post: RE: Colonisation snapshots

Perhaps something like this We lost two hundred in year twelve. An explosion in the chemplant flooded a hab tube. We mourned the loss, but we endured, we worked for each other. From teens to the elde...
Rynn Creative Writing 6 28 10-13-2021, 10:56 PM
    Thread: Colonisation snapshots
Post: RE: Colonisation snapshots

Thanks :) Originally I didn't intend it to be the same person, but it was pointed out to me via discord that the impression was given in the text so when I added the source I put it as one person. I'm...
Rynn Creative Writing 6 28 10-13-2021, 09:40 PM
    Thread: Colonisation snapshots
Post: Colonisation snapshots

I added some snapshots to the interstellar colonisation topic, one for the early, mid, and later timelines respectively. The article I quickly adjusted a few terms on to update a bit but I probably co...
Rynn Creative Writing 6 28 10-13-2021, 07:20 PM
    Thread: DNI - Why only implants?
Post: RE: DNI - Why only implants?

I'm not that informed on the technical side, so take my thoughts with a pinch of salt. DNIs do come about relatively slowly in OA compared to some other media. I think it's the mid information age th...
Rynn General Setting Discussion 9 92 10-13-2021, 07:00 PM
    Thread: Character Profile: Ferria
Post: RE: Character Profile: Ferria

That’s a great suggestion Ari. It does read better that way. I’ll remember the first person tip if I write a character again :)
Rynn Creative Writing 133 1,788 10-13-2021, 07:44 AM
    Thread: OAUP Focus for 2021
Post: RE: OAUP Focus for 2021

(10-12-2021, 09:12 PM)MacGregor Wrote: Question. Do we have a date when the Terragen Federation is founded? Is it when Yave emerges as an S3? I understand they would claim continuity from the First ...
Rynn General Setting Discussion 89 1,177 10-13-2021, 03:01 AM
    Thread: Character Profile: Ferria
Post: RE: Character Profile: Ferria

As a general note you don't need to put quotes around your drafts. You can just post them as text :) I edited your last draft post to show what I mean. Overall I think this is much better! Specific c...
Rynn Creative Writing 133 1,788 10-13-2021, 02:32 AM
    Thread: OAUP Focus for 2021
Post: RE: OAUP Focus for 2021

(10-12-2021, 09:55 AM)The Astronomer Wrote: Oh right there was also that article. I raised what I saw as an inconsistency and one way or another we decided we’d overhaul it… :v Was this in the expan...
Rynn General Setting Discussion 89 1,177 10-12-2021, 06:04 PM
    Thread: OAUP Focus for 2021
Post: RE: OAUP Focus for 2021

Those numbers seem fairly reasonable and good to worldbuild with. How does it stack up compared to the expansion of the terragen sphere article?
Rynn General Setting Discussion 89 1,177 10-12-2021, 04:40 AM
    Thread: Character Profile: Ferria
Post: RE: Character Profile: Ferria

(10-09-2021, 05:05 AM)MrOnyx Wrote: Ferria (Name based on the classical Latin term for Iron, ferrum)Species: Gray Clade, not species. (10-09-2021, 05:05 AM)MrOnyx Wrote: Birthplace: NGC 2175 – H...
Rynn Creative Writing 133 1,788 10-11-2021, 11:25 PM
    Thread: Character Profile: Ferria
Post: RE: Character Profile: Ferria

I also have some mixed feelings regarding this article idea and how much it seems like "modern FPS game in the futureeee", but rather than rehash them I would suggest that a new thread be created. Thi...
Rynn Creative Writing 133 1,788 10-11-2021, 08:08 PM
    Thread: The Great Magmatter Rush (INCOMPLETE DRAFT!)
Post: RE: The Great Magmatter Rush (INCOMPLETE DRAFT!)

Sorry to hear about the work stress. It always good to step back sometimes rather than trying to force through, this is a hobby after all and shouldn't be extra stress. Perhaps when you feel up to it...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 56 464 10-11-2021, 08:05 PM