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Author Topic: The Lore Corner  (Read 185184 times)

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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #30 on: May 06, 2012, 10:02:32 PM »

Maybe an even more important question. What happens to all of the crew on the boarded ships? Are you honestly telling me that I kill every single person on an Onslaught when I board it? Or when I scrap it? Or when I blow it up? So no matter what I have to kill everyone on the opposing team short of them being lucky enough to escape?
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #31 on: May 06, 2012, 10:23:51 PM »

Well every time your ship blows up you use an escape pod so it's rather foolish to believe that other ships don't have them. A rational explanation would be that after boarding a ship and clearing out any resistance you simply pack the losers into escape pods, or shuttle craft for larger ships, and send them on their merry way while you fly off in your brand new capital ship.
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« Reply #32 on: May 06, 2012, 10:30:45 PM »

What if (plays devils advocate) I want to be more economic and send the losers out into deep space and sell the escape pods/ shuttles for a paltry profit? And still, no one else seems to have seriously thought about killing all of those people. I wonder what Alex thinks about it. He was the one who decided that like 500 people go in an Onslaught.
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #33 on: May 06, 2012, 10:36:49 PM »

Then stuff them in the airlock with the rest of the garbage, nuff said.
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #34 on: May 06, 2012, 11:13:56 PM »

On an unrelated note. Where are wasp wings piloted from? It can't be the flagship because that can change and you, the commander, can't be controlling those and coordinating the battle. So if all of your other ships are destroyed what happens to the wasp wing?
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #35 on: May 07, 2012, 09:21:27 AM »

I would assume the drones control themselves. that is after all what most unmanned drones do.
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« Reply #36 on: May 07, 2012, 10:29:27 AM »

So that leaves the option that they could suddenly gain sentience and attack your fleet? Interesting...
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #37 on: May 07, 2012, 10:35:54 AM »

So that leaves the option that they could suddenly gain sentience and attack your fleet? Interesting...

Somehow, i don't think this is a plausible option, considering that skynet doesn't exist.
But i might be wrong........   Horribly wrong...........
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« Reply #38 on: May 07, 2012, 10:54:25 AM »

Might be an idea for a mod? Hmmm? that's your department right?
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #39 on: May 07, 2012, 10:56:44 AM »

Haha, I didn't think their AI was that smart. Flying a ship isn't THAT complicated.
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« Reply #40 on: May 07, 2012, 10:59:20 AM »

Might be an idea for a mod? Hmmm? that's your department right?

Indeed.
Let me extinct humanity by creating skynet.
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #41 on: May 07, 2012, 12:45:23 PM »

So that leaves the option that they could suddenly gain sentience and attack your fleet? Interesting...

I wouldn't think the drones would be anywhere near intelligent enough to gain the ability to ignore their orders, though i can't see why they couldn't be hacked by the enemy
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #42 on: May 13, 2012, 11:13:43 PM »

e: Well this post no longer makes sense. It's for the best.
« Last Edit: May 14, 2012, 12:40:27 PM by Psycho Society »
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #43 on: June 08, 2012, 12:19:27 AM »

I'm going to ask a bit of a question that's been in my mind for a good while.

With the population the size it is (and particularly Tri Tachyon) surely we would, eventually, get engineers and scientists with enough talent to analyse/reverse engineer autofactories to make the blueprints for new ones, or having grown up surrounded by high tech they could make alterations and new pieces of tech? And

It's kinda like the Civilization games, you'll eventually spawn a great person who can grant your civilization something spectacular, and the Mark IX Autocannon is proof that tech can still be messed around with.
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Re: The Lore Corner
« Reply #44 on: September 01, 2012, 08:55:36 PM »

A few questions relevant to my current interests...

-How are "independent" systems governed (like Exar, I mean). Do they have things under control? Are pirates particularly rampant in worlds not controlled by hegemony or tri-tachyon? Is the hegemony actually doing Exar a favor by taking it out of the incompetent hands of the Exar High Command (Does Exar High Command even exist?)

-Are the Ludii a major threat to the military? or are civilian targets all they go for?

-Are their systems with multiple "jewel worlds"? (jewel worlds being places suitable for human life without assistance, so like Jungle or Terran) If so, how common?

-Has anyone ever cracked an UAC since the collapse? Has anyone ever?

-How are planets named? On one hand Exar seems to use actual names (Exar Prime, Exar Secundus), on the other many seem to simply use numbers (Corvus I, Corvus II). Hastaeus Prime was also mentioned... Is Prime simply what they call the best planet in a system? The first planet?

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