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    Thread: OAUP Focus Initiative
Post: RE: OAUP Focus Initiative

Virchworlds it is! Here’s an alternate history example (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/61e0e05248e5f) from back in January. I’ll start thinking of a new one for this focus.
MacGregor General Setting Discussion 31 353 1 hour ago
    Thread: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Ideas & Proposals
Post: RE: Global Geopolitics - The Next 500 Years - Idea...

sandcastles Wrote: (Yesterday, 12:48 PM) -- It's kinda hard to do both, make guesses about the next 500 years and not make references to current problems.  But I'll take a chance. I have a notion ...
MacGregor General Setting Discussion 168 3,216 1 hour ago
    Thread: Trust Networks (EG Article)
Post: RE: Trust Networks (EG Article)

Sorry for the delay guys I am in the process of moving so time has been scarce. I hope to get this posted in the next week or two. I think the draft in post #35 works well enough. I’m tracking we have...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 54 507 1 hour ago
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Not trying to put the cart before the horse but there might be some utility to do some backwards analysis from the population figures (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-topic/45b1774e4ba77). What would the...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,761 05-17-2022, 08:07 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Rynn Wrote: (05-14-2022, 06:57 PM) -- MacGregor Wrote: (05-14-2022, 11:47 AM) -- I understand that we disagree on this, and that’s okay. If we all decide your way is correct, I’ll accept it. However...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,761 05-17-2022, 07:46 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Rynn Wrote: (05-14-2022, 09:03 AM) -- A human is a human whether they’re physical or virtual. I think we should stick with plan that Vec be a modifier for aioid and not some entirely distinct categor...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,761 05-14-2022, 11:47 AM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-13-2022, 11:36 PM) -- Still working thru AM coffee and a bit fuzzy, plus need to start work, but: As a practical matter that is currently on my To Do list for my upcoming time...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,761 05-14-2022, 06:30 AM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Todd,  Thanks for the clarification. Not trying to blow up the thread, but this is a very important subject for the project and we should try to get the clearest schema possible. What do y'all thin...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,761 05-13-2022, 08:27 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Todd, Thanks for the breakdown. What’s the difference between the synthetic categories?
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,761 05-13-2022, 10:40 AM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Todd, Can we post a draft of the new clade schema with definitions? At 13 pages I'm not really sure what we've agreed to on this thread anymore. Thanks. - Mac
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,761 05-12-2022, 08:04 PM
    Thread: OAUP Focus Initiative
Post: RE: OAUP Focus Initiative

I vote for the Post-CompEmp Era
MacGregor General Setting Discussion 31 353 05-05-2022, 08:56 PM
    Thread: Pacifica Postcard
Post: RE: Pacifica Postcard

I like it!
MacGregor Art and Visual Media 15 187 05-03-2022, 08:56 PM
    Thread: Trust Networks (EG Article)
Post: RE: Trust Networks (EG Article)

Rynn Wrote: (04-29-2022, 09:28 PM) -- I think this looks really good :) I have a few wordsmithing suggestions and minor additions to the opening section. I also think that a little more on the dark a...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 54 507 05-03-2022, 08:41 PM
    Thread: Trust Networks (EG Article)
Post: RE: Trust Networks (EG Article)

And here's one for the Perseus Pirates.  https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/attachments/perseus-pirates-png.737356/
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 54 507 04-28-2022, 09:41 PM
    Thread: Trust Networks (EG Article)
Post: RE: Trust Networks (EG Article)

https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/attachments/cosmossacks-png.737351/ Here's my take on a banner for the Cosmossacks.
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 54 507 04-28-2022, 09:26 PM
    Thread: Trust Networks (EG Article)
Post: RE: Trust Networks (EG Article)

IMO, I think we might confuse folks. As the article states the biggest difference between Hiders and Trust Networks is that typically Hiders actively try to obscure their operations if not existence. ...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 54 507 04-27-2022, 12:45 PM
    Thread: Languages and Linguistics Page Expansion
Post: RE: Languages and Linguistics Page Expansion

Drashner1 Wrote: (04-26-2022, 11:20 PM) -- MacGregor Wrote: (04-26-2022, 08:13 PM) -- For the Jovian language family, I think we make Jovian Creole the earliest with Genetkkerese arising later and e...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 42 444 04-27-2022, 12:36 PM
    Thread: Languages and Linguistics Page Expansion
Post: RE: Languages and Linguistics Page Expansion

For the Jovian language family, I think we make Jovian Creole the earliest with Genetkkerese arising later and elswhere. Honestly, I didn't even know the "Genetics" language existed. I'm with Rynn tha...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 42 444 04-26-2022, 08:13 PM
    Thread: Trust Networks (EG Article)
Post: RE: Trust Networks (EG Article)

Sorry for the delay guys. Please see draft number 3 below. I'm hoping this is getting ready to post. Looking forward to your comments. Lastly, anyone got any artwork for this? Cheers.  Trust ...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 54 507 04-25-2022, 08:44 PM
    Thread: Trust Networks (EG Article)
Post: RE: Trust Networks (EG Article)

Rynn Wrote: (04-05-2022, 09:39 PM) -- MacGregor Wrote: (04-05-2022, 01:09 PM) -- 1) I don't disagree that "the key trait of a trust network is that it's a closed trade, communication, and travel zon...
MacGregor Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 54 507 04-25-2022, 08:43 PM