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by Extra
Tue Nov 18, 2008 12:44 pm
Forum: Other Game Design
Topic: Of Nova-bombs, Supernovas, and Toxic Terraforming.......
Replies: 81
Views: 9629

Re: Of Nova-bombs, Supernovas, and Toxic Terraforming.......

What about some kind of bomb that just makes the star a little hotter? Then is should be called a solar flare and not a nova. It must be a lot easier to do and it will not do anything beyond the target system. Some stars might be somewhat unsatble and have this happen without any bomb. True, but ha...
by Extra
Mon Nov 17, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: Other Game Design
Topic: Of Nova-bombs, Supernovas, and Toxic Terraforming.......
Replies: 81
Views: 9629

Re: Of Nova-bombs, Supernovas, and Toxic Terraforming.......

What about some kind of bomb that just makes the star a little hotter?
by Extra
Mon Nov 10, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: Story
Topic: Ending Typical Race Name Creation
Replies: 5
Views: 1777

Re: Ending Typical Race Name Creation

Forgive me, I hadn't noticed that thread. And you are right; those names are very interesting and different.
by Extra
Mon Nov 10, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 1
Views: 1325

Greetings

I recently discovered this project and I'm excited about it; I also wish to contribute to it as much as I can. I have been playing Master of Orion and its sequels since 1993 (I was five) and it has shaped my mind in such ways that I can't even describe them. I am a writer, and my major in college is...
by Extra
Mon Nov 10, 2008 4:41 pm
Forum: Story
Topic: Ending Typical Race Name Creation
Replies: 5
Views: 1777

Re: Ending Typical Race Name Creation

To be more specific, humans would actually interpret the concept of a race's self-identification into the nearest phonetic equivalent. Otherwise, as you say, if it is such a thing as smell or some soundless communication such as pure telepathy, humans would be forced to use some other way to identif...
by Extra
Sun Nov 09, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: Story
Topic: Ending Typical Race Name Creation
Replies: 5
Views: 1777

Ending Typical Race Name Creation

I have seen so many race names that end with the suffix -ians that I will outline a few other ways to name your race more creatively. Regardless of your races other characteristics, you must remember three things when naming it: 1: The fact that humans pronounce things with a throat, lips and tongue...