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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 13,025 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 39 640 07-24-2019, 05:09 AM
    Thread: Endgame
Post: RE: Endgame

syzithryx Wrote: (07-23-2019, 12:46 AM) -- Yiwen Wrote: (07-18-2019, 09:10 AM) -- Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: (07-18-2019, 08:53 AM) -- You want the E.G. to talk about some sharks outside our cosmic tide ...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 16 271 07-23-2019, 01:56 AM
    Thread: Strong AI
Post: RE: Strong AI

Drashner1 Wrote: (07-22-2019, 12:57 AM) -- jedidia Wrote: (07-22-2019, 12:38 AM) -- But.... that's not what the analogy is about, AFAIK. It's about how it is very much possible for machine to do the...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 35 352 07-22-2019, 01:21 AM
    Thread: Strong AI
Post: RE: Strong AI

The Astronomer Wrote: (07-21-2019, 03:30 PM) -- 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...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 35 352 07-21-2019, 03:53 PM
    Thread: Strong AI
Post: RE: Strong AI

The Astronomer Wrote: (07-21-2019, 02:43 PM) -- 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 mechanica...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 35 352 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 35 352 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 32 770 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 ...

omega_tyrant Wrote: (07-19-2019, 05:53 AM) -- 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 (comparativ...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 32 770 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 32 770 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 32 770 07-19-2019, 05:09 AM
    Thread: Endgame
Post: RE: Endgame

Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: (07-18-2019, 10:20 AM) -- 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. -- G...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 16 271 07-18-2019, 11:07 AM
    Thread: Endgame
Post: RE: Endgame

Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: (07-18-2019, 08:53 AM) -- 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 ...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 16 271 07-18-2019, 09:10 AM
    Thread: Endgame
Post: RE: Endgame

extherian Wrote: (07-18-2019, 07:49 AM) -- 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 ...
Yiwen General Setting Discussion 16 271 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 16 271 07-18-2019, 06:27 AM
    Thread: Keep it up
Post: RE: Keep it up

extherian Wrote: (07-12-2019, 08:55 PM) -- 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...
Yiwen The Arrivals Lounge 3 4,422 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...
Yiwen The Arrivals Lounge 3 4,422 07-12-2019, 01:07 AM