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    Thread: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal
Post: RE: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal

I honestly have no preference personally, whichever folks like best :D
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 320 06-14-2024, 03:50 AM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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Drashner1 Wrote: (05-30-2024, 10:37 PM) -- One other thing that came to mind while reading the latest draft but which slipped my mind when composing my previous post: The article talks about the 'av...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-31-2024, 12:10 AM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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I have amended the "Sapience Bloom" Galaxy - have decided to rename it to something I had in mind earlier, the "Cornucopia Galaxy", after the mythical horn of plenty. It felt like an apt name given th...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-30-2024, 08:21 AM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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Re. the Heavyfooters' signals - I imagined them as having industrialised much of their homeworld (not quite an ecumenopolis, but certainly more industrialised than Earth during the Solsys Golden Age)....
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-29-2024, 10:31 AM
    Thread: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal
Post: RE: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal

New update: CoreTechs Scandal, The The CoreTechs Scandal (also known as the Brainjacker Affair, or the Great Ice Heist), was one of the most notorious cases of corporate misconduct during the Solsys...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 320 05-24-2024, 12:26 AM
    Thread: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal
Post: RE: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal

Updated draft. Think this one's nearly ready to go :) CoreTechs Scandal, The The CoreTechs Scandal (also known as the Brainjacker Affair, or the Great Ice Heist), was one of the most notorious cases...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 320 05-23-2024, 02:28 AM
    Thread: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal
Post: RE: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal

Cheers Todd, have updated accordingly :) CoreTechs Scandal, The The CoreTechs Scandal (also known as the Brainjacker Affair, or the Great Ice Heist), was one of the most notorious cases of corpo...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 320 05-20-2024, 06:07 AM
    Thread: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal
Post: RE: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal

Few wee updates :) CoreTechs Scandal The CoreTechs Scandal (also known as the Brainjacker Affair, or the Great Ice Heist), was one of the most notorious cases of corporate misconduct during the Sols...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 320 05-18-2024, 11:54 AM
    Thread: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal
Post: RE: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal

Updated draft. Decided to shift the setting up before the Council of Earth's ban: The CoreTechs Scandal The CoreTechs Scandal (also known as the Brainjacker Affair, or the Great Ice Heist), was one ...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 320 05-18-2024, 12:36 AM
    Thread: To'ul'ho('lo')ss Conlang Brainstorming
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Zanly Wrote: (05-17-2024, 09:50 AM) -- Here's another quick idea: to'ul'hs are known for constantly making sound, right? This means that brief silence would a very intentional act. So perhaps phonemi...
JamesRogers General Setting Discussion 81 924 05-17-2024, 11:32 PM
    Thread: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal
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Question for the group: I'm debating if this idea works better post-upload ban or before (c. 2380s-90s). My thinking was that if it takes place in this era, CoreTechs may be in a headlong rush to deve...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 320 05-16-2024, 02:21 AM
    Thread: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal
Post: RE: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal

Updated draft (corrected a few errors): CoreTechs Scandal The CoreTechs Scandal, also known as the Brainjacker Affair, was one of the most notorious corporate crimes to occur during the Solsys Golde...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 320 05-15-2024, 07:00 AM
    Thread: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal
Post: RE: Idea Seed: Headhunter Scandal

First draft :) CoreTechs Scandal The CoreTechs Scandal was one of the most notorious corporate crimes to take place during the Solsys Golden Age. CoreTechs Solutions, the company at the heart of th...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 21 320 05-14-2024, 12:04 PM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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Updated draft: MEEC-990: MEEC-990, also known as the Heavyfooters, are a culture originating in NGC 7059, a galaxy some 70 million lightyears from our own. They are highly unusual among MEECs in that...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-14-2024, 06:01 AM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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Preliminary draft for the Heavyfooters: MEEC-990: MEEC-990, also known as the Heavyfooters, are a culture originating in NGC 7059, a galaxy some 70 million lightyears from our own. They are unusual...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-13-2024, 02:00 AM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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ProxCenBound Wrote: (05-12-2024, 07:51 AM) -- JamesRogers Wrote: (05-11-2024, 02:33 AM) -- Have retooled HEEC-161 for inclusion in this thread if there are no objections. I still feel that given the...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-12-2024, 08:04 AM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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Working on two more civilizations atm, here's a brief rundown: 1) MEEC from NGC 7059 galaxy that has not ventured into space at all, and is restricted to its home planet. They hail from a SuperGain...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-12-2024, 08:01 AM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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Cheers Steve, have amended article slightly to reflect this
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-11-2024, 07:25 AM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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Have retooled HEEC-161 for inclusion in this thread if there are no objections. I still feel that given the brevity (currently 275 words) it works better here instead of being given its own article: ...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-11-2024, 02:33 AM
    Thread: Xenosophont Civilizations in the Laniakea Supercluster (revision)
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I have a suggestion for a civilization: A galaxy less than half the size of the Milky Way has 35 MEECs and 181 LEECs - more than are found in our entire Local Group. This is almost certainly not a na...
JamesRogers Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 60 984 05-10-2024, 07:01 AM