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    Thread: Supramundane World
Post: RE: Supramundane World

Drashner1 Wrote: (04-20-2022, 02:52 AM) -- More generally, I have this sort of long term goal/fantasy for OA to develop more of a 'look' for our starships (and other craft really) and for those stars...
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 20 178 04-20-2022, 04:47 AM
    Thread: Supramundane World
Post: RE: Supramundane World

Hi Todd, sorry for the delay, had some stuff on today. As far as your concerns around the RAIR ship go: Quote: -- The only concern I have for this (if I'm feeling especially picky) is that ...
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 20 178 04-20-2022, 02:15 AM
    Thread: Supramundane World
Post: RE: Supramundane World

Hi Todd, In case frontpage images need to be 2000x1000 specifically, I've cropped the last render I did down to that scale. Let me know what you think! All the best, Lilly
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 20 178 04-19-2022, 11:04 PM
    Thread: Supramundane World
Post: RE: Supramundane World

Okay, here's my first shot at rendering out a larger image. The resolution is 2880x1620 (I didn't know what you folks wanted to bumped up the original to 150%). Let me know if this works for...
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 20 178 04-19-2022, 09:38 PM
    Thread: Supramundane World
Post: RE: Supramundane World

Actually -- hate to doublepost -- but if I'm sharing art here, I've got another piece I'm happy for you folks to use, ironically enough a development on one of the first ones I submitted here. Last...
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 20 178 04-19-2022, 01:37 PM
    Thread: Supramundane World
Post: RE: Supramundane World

Hey folks, I'm certainly very flattered by the suggestion of putting this on the front page, but you mentioned the image's size: what sort of resolution would you be looking for, if this were to be...
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 20 178 04-19-2022, 01:30 PM
    Thread: Supramundane World
Post: RE: Supramundane World

Hey, I'd be very flattered if you folks did! Yeah, it is. The mass streams are a non-emissive orange-and-black panelling material, but they really kicked up a lot of reflected light back onto the g...
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 20 178 04-19-2022, 10:20 AM
  Wink Thread: Supramundane World
Post: Supramundane World

Hi folks, been a while since I dropped by with some art. Completed this artwork of a supramundane ring around a Jovian gas giant today and wanted to share it with you folks. Happy for it to be used...
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 20 178 04-19-2022, 08:16 AM
    Thread: question about black holes
Post: RE: question about black holes

I would suspect that the phrase: Wormholes, Getchell Wrote: -- and various Hider clans reputedly capable of spacetime engineering remain unavailable. -- is either a holdover of a previous era in...
weirdspecter General Off-topic Discussion 5 3,838 12-23-2021, 11:27 AM
    Thread: Sync: non-OA fiction
Post: Sync: non-OA fiction

Hey folks, This is the second time I've shared a piece of fiction from my setting with you all, in this case because I felt its take on transhumanism (and early brain-computer interfacing) seemed b...
weirdspecter General Off-topic Discussion 5 1,523 12-23-2021, 11:21 AM
    Thread: Grazer Woes
Post: RE: Grazer Woes

Hey, Todd. Unfortunately, it looks like you're right in your understanding of my proposal, and I can't see any good objections to your rationale. No matter what, the need to move wormholes aroun...
weirdspecter General Setting Discussion 8 201 09-19-2021, 03:00 PM
    Thread: About thunderbolts
Post: RE: About thunderbolts

Vitto Wrote: -- Is there a thread around? I always wanted to ask if the two mouths of the wormhole have different gravitational fields and so and object passing in a loop between them would increases...
weirdspecter General Setting Discussion 16 256 09-13-2021, 09:21 AM
    Thread: Red Antelope: non-OA fiction
Post: RE: Red Antelope: non-OA fiction

Hey folks, didn't realise I'd gotten more feedback! DarrenRyding Wrote: -- This is perhaps one of the more realistic depictions of alien discovery (as opposed to contact) I have read. I have a fe...
weirdspecter General Off-topic Discussion 6 3,351 07-01-2021, 02:35 PM
    Thread: Pseudo-reactionless Drives
Post: RE: Pseudo-reactionless Drives

Drashner1 Wrote: -- Neutrino chillers and ghostlights. -- As far as removing these techs go, I might make a forum post shortly, depending on time requirements. Got lots of plates spinning, between ...
weirdspecter Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 20 224 06-18-2021, 12:07 AM
    Thread: Pseudo-reactionless Drives
Post: RE: Pseudo-reactionless Drives

I'd like to hijack this thread to say that the Ghostlight weapon almost definitely doesn't work, according to my discussion of the topic with Dr. Campbell. The interaction cross section of WIMPs is so...
weirdspecter Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 20 224 06-17-2021, 09:01 PM
    Thread: EG - Globular Galaxies
Post: RE: EG - Globular Galaxies

It's possible that at least some Red Globular Galaxies might still exist either because the civilisations building them followed a very different technological pathway through transapience, or because...
weirdspecter Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 32 360 06-17-2021, 07:26 PM
    Thread: Red Antelope: non-OA fiction
Post: RE: Red Antelope: non-OA fiction

selden Wrote: -- It seems to me that it would be possible to approximately locate the Antelopes’ home world from the distribution and ages of the stations: The older ones would be closer to it. Perha...
weirdspecter General Off-topic Discussion 6 3,351 06-15-2021, 09:32 PM
    Thread: Red Antelope: non-OA fiction
Post: Red Antelope: non-OA fiction

Hi, folks! As no doubt most of you may now know, I write non-Orion's Arm scifi on my own site. I've been working on a post about a... relatively unconventional first contact scenario which I tho...
weirdspecter General Off-topic Discussion 6 3,351 06-15-2021, 07:37 PM
    Thread: Space Art 2, Electric Boogaloo
Post: RE: Space Art 2, Electric Boogaloo

Hi Todd, Yes, sorry if that wasn't clear -- as long as I can still use them for my own setting, they're absolutely free for use within the OA project! Thanks for your kind words. Best regard...
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 10 170 05-30-2021, 07:50 AM
    Thread: Space Art 2, Electric Boogaloo
Post: Space Art 2, Electric Boogaloo

Well, it's been a hot few months, but your girl's back with more art for you folks to use.  For those of you who don't know me, (obligatory and shameless self-promotion incoming) I work on my own H...
weirdspecter Art and Visual Media 10 170 05-30-2021, 04:58 AM