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    Thread: Traversable wormholes from broken cosmic strings and vacuum black hole pair prodction
Post: RE: Traversable wormholes from broken cosmic strin...

So, a colossal network of artificial wormholes connecting thousands of star systems, thus allowing for quick travel across interstellar distances, really is something we could have in a few hundred ye...
Cepinari Real Life But OA Relevant 10 9,053 04-08-2019, 08:24 AM
    Thread: Ascended/Transcended States of Consciousness
Post: RE: Ascended/Transcended States of Consciousness

I imagine conversations between Transaps looking like a cross between a Wikipedia page and the Z̺͙a̞̹̺͟ͅl̸g͏͖͓̖̱̗͎̯o̦̼̰̖͡ t͖͍̕e̗͖͙̤̳x̨̖̝t͝ͅ: each word branching off into a different conversation provi...
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 18 322 07-17-2018, 04:44 AM
    Thread: New Gods on the Block
Post: RE: New Gods on the Block

Isn’t there an article about ‘Ascension Chasers’;people who track down and document the creation of new Transapients?
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 15 248 07-17-2018, 04:38 AM
    Thread: Ascend/Transcend clarifications.
Post: RE: Ascend/Transcend clarifications.

So someone with Asperger’s would have a more difficult time Ascending than a Neurotypical?
Cepinari Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 16 261 07-10-2018, 03:02 PM
    Thread: Cyborg Reproduction
Post: RE: Cyborg Reproduction

Personally, I think cyborgs should be a cultural group instead of a Clade. Everyone’s got nanotech med systems and mind-machine interfaces, but only some people are all “Hey look at me, I’ve got an S...
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 38 370 05-01-2018, 04:03 AM
    Thread: Technocalypse-Era Hiders in the Kuiper Belt - what bodies would they use?
Post: RE: Technocalypse-Era Hiders in the Kuiper Belt - ...

I’d imagine Eris is too big and well known to be an effective hiding place, so I doubt it’d qualify as part of the ‘Hider’ population of the Belt.
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 31 284 04-21-2018, 06:38 AM
    Thread: Holy Trans-Neptunian Objects, Batman!!
Post: RE: Holy Trans-Neptunian Objects, Batman!!

Erisian tourism can be summed up as “Come visit the edge of the cradle of Terragen Civilization!”
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 22 281 04-15-2018, 02:36 PM
    Thread: Holy Trans-Neptunian Objects, Batman!!
Post: RE: Holy Trans-Neptunian Objects, Batman!!

Also I’m fairly sure Titan is already heavily colonized and a big player in Cronian politics.
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 22 281 04-14-2018, 06:52 AM
    Thread: A Notion - Potential EG Entry - Aivent Horizon
Post: RE: A Notion - Potential EG Entry - Aivent Horizon

Kind of sounds like Reaper Indoctrination.
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 23 230 04-14-2018, 05:41 AM
    Thread: The Sepulchre Variations; Nullship; Secrets Inscribed in Caustics
Post: RE: The Sepulchre Variations; Nullship; Secrets In...

I’m very much for The Sepulchre Variations. I’d probably have an ‘affiliated’ virchworld that borrowed some of the architecture.
Cepinari Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 25 469 04-12-2018, 07:05 AM
    Thread: On baseline reserves
Post: RE: On baseline reserves

Even among transcendent hyper-intellects, there exists the possibility of having a sick sense of humor.
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 20 262 04-11-2018, 02:41 PM
    Thread: Holy Trans-Neptunian Objects, Batman!!
Post: RE: Holy Trans-Neptunian Objects, Batman!!

Yeah, this is basically it. I kind of see Eris as a “last rest stop for 10^13 miles” place.
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 22 281 04-09-2018, 01:48 AM
    Thread: The Petholmers- Nomadic sub-culture
Post: RE: The Petholmers- Nomadic sub-culture

Oh, pet-holmers, I thought it said peth-olmers.
Cepinari Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 22 369 04-08-2018, 01:51 AM
    Thread: Modosophont Capability
Post: RE: Modosophont Capability

(04-07-2018, 03:47 AM)Liam Wrote: Oh, and also -- one might very well view the Sephirotics as different answers to what gives life meaning. If you want to strive for something, you certainly have op...
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 32 459 04-07-2018, 03:56 AM
    Thread: Let's talk Cyberia
Post: RE: Let's talk Cyberia

(04-02-2018, 02:37 AM)syzithryx Wrote: The Solarians are monotheists. The Sophics are monks. The Zoeifics are treehuggers. The NoCoZo are salesmen. All of them can be summed up pretty quickly. It's ...
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 51 852 04-02-2018, 04:34 AM
    Thread: What do you want to see MORE/LESS of?
Post: RE: What do you want to see MORE/LESS of?

(03-28-2018, 08:13 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: Let's see here... 3) More antagonists to the Sephirotics - Other than the Oracle Machines there really haven't been any new 'bad guys' (small, medium, or larg...
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 30 508 03-28-2018, 09:46 AM
    Thread: Amat Drive Confusion
Post: RE: Amat Drive Confusion

(03-22-2018, 06:04 AM)iancampbell Wrote: (...)except that at relativistic speeds one has to have some sort of immaterial shielding (for modos, probably electromagnetic) to avoid the ship being fried...
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 15 200 03-22-2018, 11:27 PM
    Thread: The Merikan Language
Post: RE: The Merikan Language

The West Coast of North America is incredibly popular with Japanese tourists and immigrants due to it’s climate being similar to the Japanese Archipelago, so if something were to ever necessitate larg...
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 16 161 03-21-2018, 04:09 PM
    Thread: The Merikan Language
Post: RE: The Merikan Language

Japan could still have economic problems despite it’s GDP; the workforce over there is about to almost completely vanish, and robotic technology might not have developed fast enough to compensate for ...
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 16 161 03-21-2018, 04:43 AM
    Thread: The Merikan Language
Post: The Merikan Language

Just a small idea I had; it’d be the first big divergence in the Anglic Family Tree, or at least a very early one. Basically, rapidly shifting demographics would render the USA effectively trilingual...
Cepinari General Setting Discussion 16 161 03-20-2018, 05:39 PM