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    Thread: Is Seattle too big to be a proper Terrestrial?
Post: RE: Is Seattle too big to be a proper Terrestrial?

dangerous_safety Wrote: (02-28-2022, 06:57 AM) -- I don't think it is too much of a stretch for Earth-like conditions to occur on something over 2 MEarth, though I guess it depends on how closely it ...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 9 119 02-28-2022, 12:09 PM
    Thread: Is Seattle too big to be a proper Terrestrial?
Post: RE: Is Seattle too big to be a proper Terrestrial?

dangerous_safety Wrote: (02-26-2022, 12:00 PM) -- There is no question that at 4-6 MEarth (depending on the value used), Seattle is on the larger size for a terrestrial world. Both formation models a...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 9 119 02-28-2022, 01:13 AM
    Thread: Is Seattle too big to be a proper Terrestrial?
Post: Is Seattle too big to be a proper Terrestrial?

I was curious to figure out what the maximum size of a terrestrial type (rocky) world would be IRL, and so after some Google searching, I found several sources stating that the maximum mass would be a...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 9 119 02-26-2022, 09:31 AM
    Thread: S:6 Resource Requirements
Post: RE: S:6 Resource Requirements

Thanks for the replies, everyone. So it seems unanimous, S:6s take full advantage of basement/pocket universes to massively expand on their already enormous processing power (even when only limiting ...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 5 77 01-13-2022, 07:23 AM
    Thread: S:6 Resource Requirements
Post: S:6 Resource Requirements

Have we been able to work out what are the minimum resource requirements for an S:6 mind? I know that most (all) of the ones in the setting require many solar systems worth of matter/computronium c...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 5 77 01-12-2022, 04:30 AM
    Thread: Whats your favorite kind of Modosophonts?
Post: RE: Whats your favorite kind of Modosophonts?

My (very very biased) answer: Gigantes Others I really like: - Clade Cyborn - Soon-Eh - Imtonasi - Echir {n} - Hectonitheres - R'Foxxaans - Fractaroni Spaghetti Worms
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 16 375 11-27-2021, 12:25 AM
    Thread: The "Once And For All"
Post: RE: The "Once And For All"

"the comparison of the OAFA to the Leo Hyperobject 1 - If LH1 is what we've discussed it being - a huge number of nested shells supported by mass streams, such as has been described in one of papers (...
omega_tyrant Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 55 733 10-21-2021, 06:53 AM
    Thread: S:3 Thought Speed (sans wormholes)
Post: RE: S:3 Thought Speed (sans wormholes)

"high transaps and archai are said to operate more as some kind of group or hive mind - possibly in ways we can't fully understand - such that for a lot of things some sub-part of their mind handles t...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 15 185 08-03-2021, 01:09 PM
    Thread: S:3 Thought Speed (sans wormholes)
Post: S:3 Thought Speed (sans wormholes)

Something I've been pondering about the setting lately... If I understand correctly, S:3 Transaps need to make use of internal wormholes in their "body" if they want to achieve anything close to in...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 15 185 08-02-2021, 01:08 PM
    Thread: Future of the Terragen Sphere and HEEC mergers
Post: RE: Future of the Terragen Sphere and HEEC mergers

Not Applicable Wrote: (05-23-2021, 09:52 AM) -- Vitto Wrote: (05-23-2021, 05:24 AM) -- I guess that all can happen. The thing that scary me is the fact that almost all the HEEC civilizations in the ...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 11 211 05-24-2021, 02:32 AM
    Thread: Propulsion Performance Statistics (Amat)
Post: RE: Propulsion Performance Statistics (Amat)

Drashner1 Wrote: (04-24-2021, 02:18 PM) -- omega_tyrant Wrote: (04-24-2021, 12:33 PM) -- https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/49f6ffc730720 On the bottom chart explaining the different cruise spe...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 4 65 04-25-2021, 06:59 AM
    Thread: Propulsion Performance Statistics (Amat)
Post: Propulsion Performance Statistics (Amat)

https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/49f6ffc730720 On the bottom chart explaining the different cruise speeds and max speeds, in the first row (Various Low S) it mentions in the notes the Antimatte...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 4 65 04-24-2021, 12:33 PM
    Thread: Bad news for Planck Scale wormholes
Post: RE: Bad news for Planck Scale wormholes

Fascinating…..I am always intrigued when something we have so strongly theorized about for years turns out to be false (or at the very least, more elusive than we expected.) I don't know what would ...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 11 261 02-25-2021, 11:38 AM
    Thread: Wormhole Travel Question
Post: RE: Wormhole Travel Question

Tachyon Wrote: (12-18-2020, 04:22 AM) -- Maldecena assumes that the time to traverse the wormhole is greater than the time to travel via flat space. This is to avoid time machines. However, the liter...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 7 120 12-18-2020, 04:28 AM
    Thread: Wormhole Travel Question
Post: Wormhole Travel Question

I'm listening to John Michael Godier's Podcast, and he has Juan Maldacena on today. They are talking about traversable wormholes, and one thing that stuck out at me was the idea that if you travel ...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 7 120 12-11-2020, 07:30 AM
    Thread: OAUP Focus for 2021
Post: RE: OAUP Focus for 2021

I find writing about virches to be like writing about Transpaients and Xeno civs. It's easy to imagine the idea of these things in a "big picture" sense…but writing about the specific details of th...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 89 1,226 11-17-2020, 03:18 AM
    Thread: Reversible Computing
Post: Reversible Computing

Here's the Wiki Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reversible_computing Based on my obvious non-expert interpretation, computing as we know it uses irreversible operations, where a small bit...
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 1 36 11-10-2020, 12:39 PM
    Thread: OAUP Focus for 2021
Post: RE: OAUP Focus for 2021

I second Todd's suggestion of filling in the gaps in the First Federation period.
omega_tyrant General Setting Discussion 89 1,226 10-06-2020, 07:03 AM
    Thread: Cyborn, Clade (rewrite)
Post: RE: Cyborn, Clade (rewrite)

extherian Wrote: (10-05-2020, 12:11 AM) -- Quote: -- Not trying to derail the thread, but just out of curiosity…..how can two beings with wholly separate bodies be "integrated at the cellular level...
omega_tyrant Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 31 242 10-05-2020, 01:30 AM
    Thread: Cyborn, Clade (rewrite)
Post: RE: Cyborn, Clade (rewrite)

extherian Wrote: (10-04-2020, 08:38 PM) -- sandcastles Wrote: (10-04-2020, 08:19 AM) -- Could symbionts and similar entities be a part of this? -- I would think not. Cyborn have seperate biologica...
omega_tyrant Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 31 242 10-04-2020, 10:32 PM