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    Thread: Planetary Invasions in OA
Post: RE: Planetary Invasions in OA

(03-11-2018, 12:52 PM)Drashner1 Wrote: (03-11-2018, 03:09 AM)Ace009 Wrote: Thank you! Now, another thing I am curious is how each era varies in ground warfare compared to those of the early years ...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 34 477 03-12-2018, 02:12 AM
    Thread: Planetary Invasions in OA
Post: RE: Planetary Invasions in OA

(03-11-2018, 03:16 AM)Alphadon Wrote: Quote:Nor are they going to pause dramatically to scare their victims while they hiss, growl, and pull back their lips to expose their fangs like a xenomorph ht...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 34 477 03-11-2018, 05:15 AM
    Thread: Planetary Invasions in OA
Post: RE: Planetary Invasions in OA

(03-11-2018, 01:57 AM)So Drashner1 Wrote: Hm. This is a potentially complicated subject because it can take us into areas of what is meant by ground warfare, what the goals of the invading force are...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 34 477 03-11-2018, 03:09 AM
    Thread: Planetary Invasions in OA
Post: Planetary Invasions in OA

So, while discussing this topic on the Discord as part of a different setting, I ran into a problem. So, before I get to getting the problem fixed, I wanted to know: what technologies does OA have ove...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 34 477 03-10-2018, 09:40 PM
    Thread: Martian War of Independance
Post: RE: Martian War of Independance

(12-17-2017, 03:44 AM)MacGregor Wrote: (12-16-2017, 11:23 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: (12-16-2017, 06:35 AM)Crossroads Wrote: Rynn Wrote:Because we seem to have had a lot of in depth threads recently wi...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 57 563 12-17-2017, 03:54 AM
    Thread: Martian War of Independance
Post: RE: Martian War of Independance

(12-16-2017, 03:44 AM)Rynn Wrote: (12-16-2017, 03:41 AM)Ace009 Wrote: Actually, I was thinking this is a coalition of sovereign states with their own interests, yet united under the common threat ...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 57 563 12-16-2017, 04:12 AM
    Thread: Martian War of Independance
Post: RE: Martian War of Independance

(12-16-2017, 03:53 AM)Dave Wrote: I'm not pushing for "monolithic Mars breaks away from monolithic Earth." That would be stupid for a variety of political reasons (though logistically speaking I'd p...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 57 563 12-16-2017, 04:11 AM
    Thread: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of Independence Escalates
Post: RE: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian Wa...

(12-16-2017, 03:46 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: (12-16-2017, 03:37 AM)Ace009 Wrote: (12-16-2017, 01:59 AM)Dave Wrote: It would probably take years or decades to deorbit Phobos. It's not exactly a particu...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 19 193 12-16-2017, 04:01 AM
    Thread: Martian War of Independance
Post: RE: Martian War of Independance

(12-16-2017, 02:08 AM)Rynn Wrote: (12-16-2017, 01:50 AM)Dave Wrote: I'm having a hard time seeing how shipping a full grown man hundreds of millions of kilometers to Mars could possibly be cheaper...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 57 563 12-16-2017, 03:41 AM
    Thread: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of Independence Escalates
Post: RE: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian Wa...

(12-16-2017, 01:59 AM)Dave Wrote: It would probably take years or decades to deorbit Phobos. It's not exactly a particularly useful thing to do for anybody involved in the conflict. If anybody does ...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 19 193 12-16-2017, 03:37 AM
    Thread: Martian War of Independance
Post: RE: Martian War of Independance

So, let me guess: no WWI/WWII in space? Even with torchships?
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 57 563 12-16-2017, 12:18 AM
    Thread: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of Independence Escalates
Post: RE: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian Wa...

(12-15-2017, 10:58 PM)stevebowers Wrote: De-orbiting Phobos would radically change Mars' atmosphere and give us a lot more volatiles to play with. I'd recommend moving everyone off-planet, or at lea...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 19 193 12-16-2017, 12:17 AM
    Thread: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of Independence Escalates
Post: RE: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian Wa...

So, assuming that the war remains limited to the Inner Solar System in canon, what if it escalated? What if the Outer Sol powers joined the war on the side of the Martians, after the UN nukes Olympia,...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 19 193 12-15-2017, 02:01 AM
    Thread: Martian War of Independance
Post: RE: Martian War of Independance

(12-14-2017, 01:20 PM)Dave Wrote: Hmmm... I'm not sure that "Earth's billions vs Mars' millions" is a deal breaker if Mars is only fighting for independence at that stage. Let me explain. As thing...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 57 563 12-15-2017, 01:59 AM
    Thread: Martian War of Independance
Post: RE: Martian War of Independance

(12-13-2017, 03:42 AM)Rynn Wrote: This topics has come up again on the forums. I was about to try and knock out an updated draft for it with the following sections: 1) Mars increasingly colonised w...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 57 563 12-15-2017, 01:56 AM
    Thread: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of Independence Escalates
Post: RE: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian Wa...

(12-13-2017, 03:45 AM)Rynn Wrote: (12-13-2017, 02:23 AM)Ace009 Wrote: So, who likes the idea? Oh and the conflict that follows does NOT result in a unified state on Mars, or the Belt under ANY cir...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 19 193 12-15-2017, 01:53 AM
    Thread: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of Independence Escalates
Post: RE: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian Wa...

So, who likes the idea? Oh and the conflict that follows does NOT result in a unified state on Mars, or the Belt under ANY circumstances (that is... if they win). If Mars wins, the Martians might as w...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 19 193 12-13-2017, 02:23 AM
    Thread: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of Independence Escalates
Post: RE: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian Wa...

Well, something I wanted to do was basically escalate the Martian War for Independence. By that, I mean have the Martian uprising happen........BUT in the process, the conflict spirals out of control ...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 19 193 12-13-2017, 02:13 AM
    Thread: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of Independence Escalates
Post: RE: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian Wa...

Wait. Is the war still canon or is it retconned out of existence?
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 19 193 12-12-2017, 01:52 AM
    Thread: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of Independence Escalates
Post: Orion's Arm What If? Episode 2: The Martian War of...

So, as I started looking for something to make a What If? scenario about on this one, I thought of something: what was OA  first ever interplanetary war? Well, turn she out there was one: The Martian ...
Ace009 General Setting Discussion 19 193 12-12-2017, 01:51 AM