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Habitat Location as a Focus?
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I've been involved in a discussion about space habs offlist and today it inspired a thought:

Although OA has it as Canon that the majority of the population lives in space habs, we generally seem to struggle a bit with coming up with the sort of diverse and detailed descriptions for clouds of space habs that we do planets or large scale megastructures. As a result systems that mention orbital bands of space habs, whether orbiting a planet or surrounding a star, can sometimes feel bit generic. We talk in terms of the orbital bands of habs but don't often get into the details of what the hab interiors are like. This also seems to be the case in RL as well as most depictions of space habs pretty much seem to either have a somewhat urban (or even building-like) feel or else are just variants on O'Neill's original cylinder images.

But surely in a civ as capable as OA space habs would be unique and interesting places filled with a diversity of spaces and activities and such to rival a planet.

To help us explore and flesh out such possibilities, perhaps we could look at a focused group effort on describing a single space hab of some kind. Working out how the combination of time, experience, and Y11k technology could shape such a place and resulting in (hopefully) more detailed descriptions than what are usually found for space habs now - both in OA and in RL.

Thoughts?

Todd
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Habitat Location as a Focus? - by Drashner1 - 10-31-2020, 12:57 PM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by stevebowers - 10-31-2020, 07:17 PM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by Drashner1 - 11-02-2020, 01:25 PM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by Drashner1 - 11-02-2020, 01:43 PM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by Drashner1 - 11-08-2020, 12:35 PM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by stevebowers - 11-05-2020, 02:21 AM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by stevebowers - 11-06-2020, 02:18 AM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by Drashner1 - 11-06-2020, 02:42 PM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by stevebowers - 11-09-2020, 12:11 AM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by Drashner1 - 11-09-2020, 02:05 PM
RE: Habitat Location as a Focus? - by Drashner1 - 11-09-2020, 02:09 PM

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