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    Thread: Silent One Update/Expansion
Post: RE: question about the silent ones and aliens

Yeah, I like the one on the right more.
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 79 271 10-21-2022, 12:26 AM
    Thread: [split] Daharrens - Previously, (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Daharrens - Previously, (suggestions ...

Ah, I was just about to make a thread for this. Let's see, thoughts as I have them. While part of me would like to keep them as xenosphonts, that does bring with it a whole lot of extra work, either ...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 25 308 10-21-2022, 12:17 AM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

Crossroads Wrote: (10-20-2022, 04:02 AM) -- Going back to post #1: Dandyman Wrote: (10-04-2022, 11:24 AM) -- [*]  Daharran Unity (https://orionsarm.com/eg-article/462d579fde6a8) merged into Dahar...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-20-2022, 06:11 AM
    Thread: What are you guys reading?
Post: RE: What are you guys reading?

Just finished with Gene Wolfe's Book of the New Sun (second time), waiting on Urth of the New Sun to arrive at the library for my first go-through.
Dandyman General Off-topic Discussion 5 5,145 10-19-2022, 01:11 PM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

Drashner1 Wrote: (10-18-2022, 10:46 PM) -- Let's see here... Firstly - and just because it was already there and why not? - I've updated the Jesters article to reflect the proposed new naming sche...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-19-2022, 05:31 AM
    Thread: Dandyman's Draft Thread
Post: RE: Dandyman's Draft Thread

Rynn Wrote: (10-15-2022, 04:35 AM) -- A nice start :) Very well written. The only thing that comes to mind at the moment is the line about Solarians pruning fear from their minds. That is possible...
Dandyman Creative Writing 5 46 10-15-2022, 06:10 AM
    Thread: Dandyman's Draft Thread
Post: RE: Dandyman's Draft Thread

Drashner1 Wrote: (10-15-2022, 03:05 AM) -- One minor thing - You describe the main character having a hangover and then a few paragraphs later mention 'apple wine - as I've said'. However, this is ac...
Dandyman Creative Writing 5 46 10-15-2022, 03:12 AM
    Thread: Dandyman's Draft Thread
Post: Dandyman's Draft Thread

This should be, hopefully, the first installment of a series of travelogue stories (that will hopefully be accompanied by short planet writeups - it's a scheme to expand on stubs, y'see) from The ...
Dandyman Creative Writing 5 46 10-15-2022, 12:27 AM
    Thread: Sephirotic Empires (rewrite)
Post: RE: Sephirotic Empires (rewrite)

I feel like the ending segment would be well-served by adding names of opposing polities - right now it's just the ahumans and the Deeper Covenant that get namedropped, leaving the rest to be a big va...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 65 897 10-14-2022, 01:15 PM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

Drashner1 Wrote: (10-10-2022, 11:00 PM) -- Coming at this from a different direction or two: a) The current three letter grouping at the end of each HIE code is described HERE (https://www.orionsa...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-11-2022, 06:49 AM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

Drashner1 Wrote: (10-08-2022, 10:18 AM) -- Crossroads Wrote: (10-08-2022, 09:53 AM) -- I think that's the best formatting, though is there a canonical meaning for the central three numbers? Or are t...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-10-2022, 09:35 AM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

stevebowers Wrote: (10-06-2022, 08:44 PM) -- Dandyman Wrote: (10-06-2022, 09:40 AM) -- My love of Gene Wolfe's work predisposes me to cobbling together Greek and Latin roots for sci-fi concepts at a...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-07-2022, 12:19 AM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

Worldtree Wrote: (10-06-2022, 08:56 AM) -- Dandyman Wrote: (10-05-2022, 11:18 PM) -- Drashner1 Wrote: (10-05-2022, 01:11 PM) -- Thoughts? -- Etc etc [*]HIE-636-MZE (https://orionsarm.com/eg-art...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-06-2022, 09:40 AM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

Drashner1 Wrote: (10-05-2022, 01:11 PM) -- We'll likely want to play a bit with dividing up the codes to see what 'flows' the best. Also, I think I'd like to play around with rearranging the order of...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-05-2022, 11:18 PM
    Thread: Is there room for big new empires?
Post: RE: Is there room for big new empires?

The great thing about space is that big is relative: you can pack dozens of for-a-given-value-of-big empires in a volume only a couple hundred light years across.
Dandyman General Setting Discussion 19 294 10-05-2022, 06:14 AM
    Thread: Writing about The Transcend
Post: RE: Writing about The Transcend

Honestly, my first instinct would be to just suddenly have them vanish. Maybe they leave behind their version of "So Long And Thanks For All The Fish" if I felt like having a laugh. Big mysterious ...
Dandyman General Setting Discussion 5 72 10-05-2022, 06:11 AM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

@ Drashner Quote: -- > If we delete the articles, it will also kill the links in the empire data panel and the names will just become a list of names with nothing in particular calling them out....
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-05-2022, 05:52 AM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

Added bonus: Biowar + Biowar Egg merge / edit proposal [Biowar image] [Caption: Wild biowar, sited at 65 AU from Far Acton. Image provided by Zenon Charter (copyright Michael Tan used with permi...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-05-2022, 12:05 AM
    Thread: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggestions by Dandyman)
Post: RE: [split] Article Update Request Thread (suggest...

Quote: -- Drashner 1 I'm afraid this particular suggestion isn't going to fly. We are pretty unrepentant pack-rats around here and hate to get rid of things. Beyond that, deleting so many Metasoft ...
Dandyman Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 53 530 10-04-2022, 11:42 PM
    Thread: Ahoy! Long time reader, first time caller
Post: RE: Ahoy! Long time reader, first time caller

Crossroads Wrote: (10-04-2022, 09:47 AM) -- Yes, welcome, and glad to have you! There are lots of possibilities for adding more maps to the setting. -- Early last year I had whipped up a node map (...
Dandyman The Arrivals Lounge 4 4,361 10-04-2022, 11:26 AM