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    Thread: The Platonic Cluster (1st Draft)
Post: RE: The Platonic Cluster (1st Draft)

(10-18-2021, 07:37 AM)Alias_the_j Wrote: EDIT: So far as the molar descriptions go, if anyone can think of a better way of saying what I'm trying to say (that of every 144 atoms in a star, 12 will b...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 10 112 8 hours ago
    Thread: Character Profile: Ferria
Post: RE: Character Profile: Ferria

(10-23-2021, 02:57 AM)MrOnyx Wrote: Been a few days since anything was posted on this thread. A few minor changes first before the new content: Specified a length of time she goes on the journey. Q...
Drashner1 Creative Writing 134 1,798 Today, 12:54 AM
    Thread: Macrystis re-write
Post: RE: Macrystis re-write

Giving this a ready finally. Nothing jumps out at me as an obvious violation of OA Canon. About the only bit that I kind of find myself questioning is the religions/philosophies bit. Specifically, ...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 16 316 Today, 12:27 AM
    Thread: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)
Post: RE: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)

Hm. I don't have all of the variables/details around this in my head, but at first blush this sounds like it has potential. Stephen, you're closer to this than I am, what do you think? On a tangen...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 33 374 Today, 12:15 AM
    Thread: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)
Post: RE: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)

(Yesterday, 01:04 PM)Drashner1 Wrote: (Yesterday, 04:35 AM)Matterplay1 Wrote: For what it's worth my headcanon explanation for the existing 'Halogenics' is that a civilization much less powerful a...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 33 374 Yesterday, 01:28 PM
    Thread: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)
Post: RE: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)

(Yesterday, 04:35 AM)Matterplay1 Wrote: For what it's worth my headcanon explanation for the existing 'Halogenics' is that a civilization much less powerful and advanced than the Terragens of the Cu...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 33 374 Yesterday, 01:04 PM
    Thread: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)
Post: RE: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)

(Yesterday, 06:29 AM)dangerous_safety Wrote: There are also certain artifacts which would be difficult to destroy, with blackholes being the prime example. Blackholes can be produced by modosophonts...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 33 374 Yesterday, 12:45 PM
    Thread: Proof-reading EG
Post: RE: Proof-reading EG

(10-23-2021, 01:06 AM)Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: was in drafts folder- these terms seem un-needed? https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/4675e9adb4ee7 https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/52b12ccea56de wo...
Drashner1 Suggestion Box - OA website 977 1,151,480 Yesterday, 12:54 AM
    Thread: When you put away childish things
Post: RE: When you put away childish things

(10-23-2021, 01:23 AM)Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: Video trailer made with stock footage as an adaption of "When You Put Away Childish Things..." Video by Šhådøw/oneusorg / CommunityUs Org for the Artgri...
Drashner1 Creative Writing 6 89 Yesterday, 12:52 AM
    Thread: EG: The Second Federation
Post: RE: EG: The Second Federation

(10-23-2021, 10:19 AM)MacGregor Wrote: Good suggestions! Valid point about Megacorps. What do y’all think, should the SecFed be anti Megacorps? Should any Megacoris be operating inside Solsys? Also ...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 12 139 Yesterday, 12:47 AM
    Thread: EG: The Second Federation
Post: RE: EG: The Second Federation

I like this. :) There's a few bits I'd suggest tweaking or expanding, but overall I think this has made a lot of progress in the right direction since the first draft. Getting later here and a bit ...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 12 139 10-22-2021, 12:10 PM
    Thread: The "Once And For All"
Post: RE: The "Once And For All"

(10-21-2021, 06:25 PM)Vitto Wrote: If the OAFA would be a "simple" spheric cloud of heavy elements one could assume it was the result of a freak incident. A shaped cloud dispersead at relativistic v...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 15 144 10-22-2021, 03:16 AM
    Thread: The "Once And For All"
Post: RE: The "Once And For All"

(10-21-2021, 06:29 AM)Vitto Wrote: I'd like to point that even if the numbers seems absurdly high, if you scale things down to the S6 scale they are maybe not so enormous: the S6 are thought to inha...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 15 144 10-21-2021, 12:08 PM
    Thread: The "Once And For All"
Post: RE: The "Once And For All"

(10-21-2021, 06:53 AM)omega_tyrant Wrote: "the comparison of the OAFA to the Leo Hyperobject 1 - If LH1 is what we've discussed it being - a huge number of nested shells supported by mass streams, s...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 15 144 10-21-2021, 11:37 AM
    Thread: The "Once And For All"
Post: RE: The "Once And For All"

(10-21-2021, 12:47 AM)Vitto Wrote: Yes, I used this caluclator to get the energy necessary to accelerate 100 billions solar masses to 0.3c. It's 8,6*10^56J.  Total mass-energy of the Sun is 1.8*10^4...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 15 144 10-21-2021, 03:23 AM
    Thread: The "Once And For All"
Post: RE: The "Once And For All"

(10-20-2021, 11:15 PM)Vitto Wrote: Many respectable transapient researchers, even if dismissed by their peers as paranoid, point to a violent origin for the "Once And For All": the civilization that...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 15 144 10-20-2021, 11:37 PM
    Thread: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)
Post: RE: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)

Various AM thoughts on this: 1) As I indicated in my earlier posts and as Stephen has mentioned, I don't think we are well served by describing vanished xenosophont civs in ways that lead the reader ...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 33 374 10-20-2021, 11:35 PM
    Thread: The "Once And For All"
Post: RE: The "Once And For All"

Finally had a chance to give this a read thru. Interesting ideas, although there are some issues. Getting close to bedtime here, so I don't have time to post full thoughts and comments right now. Will...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 15 144 10-20-2021, 01:15 PM
    Thread: EG: The Second Federation
Post: RE: EG: The Second Federation

Thoughts and comments below... (10-17-2021, 09:10 PM)MacGregor Wrote: The Second Federation Solysy based polity from the Age of Expansion to the Age of Consolidation. Nomenclature: In the cur...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 12 139 10-19-2021, 11:32 PM
    Thread: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)
Post: RE: EG - Urmuriates (Halogenics revamp)

(10-17-2021, 06:23 PM)stevebowers Wrote: Yes; I'm starting to think that some astronomy may have been possible during the Sundering Era, as an unintended consequence of the development of defensive ...
Drashner1 Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 33 374 10-19-2021, 01:53 PM