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    Thread: Men in rubber suits
Post: RE: Men in rubber suits

Before anyone asks, and they always do when they first encounter Snaiad, those things on their chests are mouths, not genitals.The part that looks like a head with a beak actually contains genitals. ...
solpimr General Setting Discussion 28 354 03-20-2014, 12:17 PM
    Thread: <EG> The Bureaucracy
Post: RE: <EG> The Bureaucracy

I'm not sure. I'm not particularly good at write ups so I'll try expanding my explanation.The idea comes in two versions. A strong version which is a conspiracy theory in universe and a weak version w...
solpimr Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 19 219 02-26-2014, 03:37 PM
    Thread: <EG> The Bureaucracy
Post: RE: <EG> The Bureaucracy

I like it. My idea had been for a bureaucracy mind was a slow god with bureaucrats instead neurons and memos instead of neurotransmitters. Do you think their would still be room for something like tha...
solpimr Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 19 219 02-26-2014, 02:19 PM
    Thread: Back from the dead?
Post: RE: Back from the dead?

Its already been done. I can't find the article off the top of my head but some eccentric AI "resurrected" a bunch of historical and fictional people.
solpimr General Setting Discussion 12 209 02-25-2014, 10:19 AM
    Thread: Resleeving
Post: RE: Resleeving

Steel Accord Wrote: (02-25-2014, 08:26 AM) -- Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: (02-25-2014, 08:03 AM) -- Steel Accord Wrote: (02-25-2014, 07:29 AM) -- solpimr Wrote: (02-25-2014, 07:25 AM) -- Yes, uploading i...
solpimr General Setting Discussion 15 157 02-25-2014, 08:47 AM
    Thread: Resleeving
Post: RE: Resleeving

Yes, uploading is trivial even for modos and "empty" bodies can be printed, nano-fabed, or vat grown easily enough.
solpimr General Setting Discussion 15 157 02-25-2014, 07:25 AM
    Thread: <Admin> - Empire of the Month - February
Post: RE: <Admin> - Empire of the Month - February

Drashner1 Wrote: (02-07-2014, 10:45 AM) -- I've actually got a writeup for the TF bureaucracy in mind that includes something like what you describe (at least sometimes). Imagine a Bureaucracy that i...
solpimr General Setting Discussion 13 218 02-24-2014, 12:46 PM
  Tongue Thread: Moving planets
Post: RE: Moving planets

My first (silly) thought was to disassemble it, move it piecemeal, and then resemble it at the destination. :P Its the old "this building was brought from England brick by brick" approach. Mind you, I...
solpimr General Setting Discussion 15 164 02-10-2014, 02:36 PM
    Thread: <Admin> - Empire of the Month - February
Post: RE: <Admin> - Empire of the Month - Februrary

Well, 1)The phenomenon of an empire collapsing and one or more local governments declaring themselves to be the continuation of the empire. They usually become nothing more than a minor local power a...
solpimr General Setting Discussion 13 218 02-09-2014, 09:37 AM
    Thread: Black Bar Bodies (WIP, feedback welcome)
Post: RE: Black Bar Bodies (WIP, feedback welcome)

stevebowers Wrote: (01-28-2014, 03:17 AM) -- Anders' image of deep space dwellers seems to show them living in a long tube; would this be a good illustration of black bar habitats? -image snip- --...
solpimr General Setting Discussion 7 140 02-07-2014, 02:22 PM
    Thread: MOTE power consumption
Post: RE: MOTE power consumption

So they'd be a niche product for high density storage. The actual active mind part of an ai runs on ultimate chips while the memory is stored on MOTEs?
solpimr General Setting Discussion 8 156 02-07-2014, 10:36 AM
    Thread: <Admin> - Empire of the Month - February
Post: RE: <Admin> - Empire of the Month - Februrary

Is this the first Empire of the Month? Anyway, reading through it it looks like Yave is usually involved in modo level affairs. Unlike most Archailects e actually governs er population. Maybe the ...
solpimr General Setting Discussion 13 218 02-07-2014, 10:33 AM
    Thread: <EG> The Roughball War
Post: RE: <EG> The Roughball War

So, I'm not sure what the protocol is here. I like those pictures, you obviously spent a lot of time and effort on them, and I'd like to incorporate them into the finished article. Do I do that or you...
solpimr Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 134 02-07-2014, 08:18 AM
    Thread: <EG> The Roughball War
Post: RE: <EG> The Roughball War

Cool, thanks. I like how the autowar swarm looks like a flock of birds
solpimr Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 134 02-06-2014, 09:09 AM
    Thread: <EG> The Roughball war
Post: <EG> The Roughball war

The Roughball system The Roughball system is located in the biowar volume and is one of the few systems in that region that remains a hazard level 8. The system consists of a single K4 star orbited by...
solpimr *Ready for Edit* Submissions 1 34 02-04-2014, 01:31 PM
    Thread: <EG> The Roughball War
Post: RE: <EG> The Roughball War

So, is this ready to move to "ready to edit" ?
solpimr Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 134 02-04-2014, 06:55 AM
    Thread: Black Bar Bodies (WIP, feedback welcome)
Post: RE: Black Bar Bodies (WIP, feedback welcome)

Sorry i didn't get back to you guys for so long I sort of drifted away from this site for a while. Quote: -- Tubes are a good design for something that captures space debris; the tube is half fill...
solpimr General Setting Discussion 7 140 01-27-2014, 01:38 PM
    Thread: <EG> The Roughball War
Post: RE: <EG> The Roughball War

second draft The Roughball system The Roughball system is located in the biowar volume and is one of the few systems in that region that remains a hazard level 8. The system consists of a single K...
solpimr Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 134 01-27-2014, 11:19 AM
    Thread: Early Timeline (Possible) Revamp
Post: RE: Early Timeline (Possible) Revamp

Possibly a dumb question but why 1955?
solpimr General Setting Discussion 228 2,021 10-30-2013, 12:49 PM
    Thread: What Can We Do Better? What Should We Do Different?
Post: RE: What Can We Do Better? What Should We Do Diffe...

Drashner1 Wrote: (10-28-2013, 08:19 AM) -- I'm not quite sure what 'OOC' and 'IC' mean (please elaborate on these - I'm probably just overlooking something obvious), -- Out Of Character and In Charac...
solpimr General Setting Discussion 93 1,913 10-28-2013, 08:31 AM