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    Thread: New and Amended pages 19/9/19
Post: RE: New and Amended pages 19/9/19

Great stuff as always guys.
Yiwen The latest from Orion's Arm 9 10,945 09-22-2019, 01:05 PM
    Thread: Possible Leviathan Components
Post: RE: Possible Leviathan Components

I'm really interested in the pay-off to the Leviathan "arc", even if it isn't feasible. What are we looking at? At least a million years before they get here from Triangulum, right? If they teleported...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 39 628 07-24-2019, 05:09 AM
    Thread: Endgame
Post: RE: Endgame

(07-23-2019, 12:46 AM)syzithryx Wrote: (07-18-2019, 09:10 AM)Yiwen Wrote: (07-18-2019, 08:53 AM)Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: You want the E.G. to talk about some sharks outside our cosmic tide pool? Wha...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 16 260 07-23-2019, 01:56 AM
    Thread: Strong AI
Post: RE: Strong AI

(07-22-2019, 12:57 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: (07-22-2019, 12:38 AM)jedidia Wrote: But.... that's not what the analogy is about, AFAIK. It's about how it is very much possible for machine to do the same ...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 35 343 07-22-2019, 01:21 AM
    Thread: Strong AI
Post: RE: Strong AI

(07-21-2019, 03:30 PM)The Astronomer Wrote: 1) My train of thought is along the line of, if it's possible in a biological substrate, then it should be in a mechanical substrate as well. It's just ab...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 35 343 07-21-2019, 03:53 PM
    Thread: Strong AI
Post: RE: Strong AI

(07-21-2019, 02:43 PM)The Astronomer Wrote: I’d love to participate, but it’s not that I know anything, so I want to just drop the question that popped up in my mind here: What prevents mechanical n...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 35 343 07-21-2019, 03:04 PM
    Thread: Strong AI
Post: Strong AI

I'm sure this has been covered before: I'm skeptical of machines attaining self-awareness, even though there's something just so fascinating to me about an intellect the size of Jupiter, and beyond. I...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 35 343 07-21-2019, 02:08 PM
    Thread: Questions on the Deep Night Runners and other Meistersinger Lore
Post: RE: Questions on the Deep Night Runners and other ...

Thank you Drashner, I wasn't expecting an answer to those questions, I was just throwing them out there basically. Thanks again. I agree with Extherian that I don't like having to be "in the know" to ...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 32 731 07-21-2019, 01:31 PM
    Thread: Questions on the Deep Night Runners and other Meistersinger Lore
Post: RE: Questions on the Deep Night Runners and other ...

(07-19-2019, 05:53 AM)omega_tyrant Wrote: In a way it may make sense, since these two ginormous KIII level (Gigasphere could even be K3.5?) civs are both situated in our little corner (comparatively...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 32 731 07-19-2019, 06:04 AM
    Thread: Questions on the Deep Night Runners and other Meistersinger Lore
Post: RE: Questions on the Deep Night Runners and other ...

Why would the DNR want to "terraform" a universe they are no longer dependent on in any way?
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 32 731 07-19-2019, 05:48 AM
    Thread: Questions on the Deep Night Runners and other Meistersinger Lore
Post: RE: Questions on the Deep Night Runners and other ...

What happened to the Spider in the Meistersinger galaxy that got eliminated by the DNRs? And what do they want? Are they trying to save us from something worse, is our universe just a variable in mult...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 32 731 07-19-2019, 05:09 AM
    Thread: Endgame
Post: RE: Endgame

(07-18-2019, 10:20 AM)Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: Sure this could certainly exist. If you want to flesh this out more into an article or story, you are welcome to do so! That's how it works here. Good stuf...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 16 260 07-18-2019, 11:07 AM
    Thread: Endgame
Post: RE: Endgame

(07-18-2019, 08:53 AM)Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: You want the E.G. to talk about some sharks outside our cosmic tide pool? What kind of entities? You're welcome to propose something Oh, sure, but I'd rath...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 16 260 07-18-2019, 09:10 AM
    Thread: Endgame
Post: RE: Endgame

(07-18-2019, 07:49 AM)extherian Wrote: Most of the political elements were written by the original creators of Orion's Arm, M. Alan Kazlev and Anders Sandberg. They left a long time ago, and the las...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 16 260 07-18-2019, 08:09 AM
    Thread: Endgame
Post: Endgame

I don't expect the head honchos to spill any ideas they might have, but do you guys have an endgame? Something we're headed towards, or do you just make it up as you go along? No preference either way...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 16 260 07-18-2019, 06:27 AM
    Thread: Keep it up
Post: RE: Keep it up

(07-12-2019, 08:55 PM)extherian Wrote: Welcome to the forums! I've always found that the Deep Night Runners make Terragen worship of the Archai seem kind of hilarious. The Lord of Rays is nothing co...
Yiwen The Arrivals Lounge 3 3,541 07-13-2019, 04:55 AM
    Thread: Keep it up
Post: Keep it up

So I mainly registered to get at all that juicy Meistersinger/Deep Night Runner lore. Imagine my surprise when I discovered the Trap Door Spiders too... You guys have given me hours upon hours of en...
Yiwen The Arrivals Lounge 3 3,541 07-12-2019, 01:07 AM