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Anophelite, Male
Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Swamp)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-09-05 04:11 AM
What about the female anophelites? Go to Comment
Andrew 12
NPCs  (Minor)   (Technical)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-30 03:46 PM
I'm missing something.

Dandy is now fit only as color, a memento to the horrors of artificial brains etc.
We want plot hooks! Give us more to adapt Dandy! Go to Comment
The Electric Chapel
Locations  (Establishment)   (CyberSpace)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-29 02:57 AM
We need more futuristic stuff like this! Moar!
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The Shrouding Kin
Items  (Clothes)   (Sentient)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-30 03:37 PM
Edited.
Added a little about their mind, and more flavor to the Guardian - to use substances or elements, these must be tainted with abandonment and loss.
Also, added some more madness ad blasphemy, because why not. Go to Comment
The Shrouding Kin
Items  (Clothes)   (Sentient)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-30 03:41 PM
As you might have noted, there's no way to bestow a suit upon an adult.
If you prefer a greater availability, then, for example, it may be possible for just the Guardian to sire a child, so that the mother may wear her child - or for a female Guardian to conceive, birthing the father a young Guardian. Go to Comment
Divine One Kolou
Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-23 02:08 AM
Take a glance at the usual extent and detail of submissions posted on Strolen's.
Look at the Hall of Honour / Golden submissions, and consult one of the elder authors.

To get a good reception and provide something of value to the GMs who frequent the site, a submission should be more than an idea - a full write-up with useful original detail. Don't go below an A4, in general. Go to Comment
The Artificial Brain
Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-23 03:23 AM
While I seriously doubt it would be ever possible to reconnect the 500 000 nerve fibers of the optic nerve of a removed eye, the rest of the writeup is pretty deep, and unless you get a nitpicking neuroscientist in your group, almost flawless.

Ah, I have to nitpick anyway.
Especially with the brain stem, you have monoaminergic nuclei which, especially in the case of the locus coeruleus, innervate all of the telencephalon. Their input is vital for cortical activation, mood, memory formation, wakefulness, etc. Its input is, methinks, impossible to replace with prosthetics.
The raphe nuclei of the brainstem supply vital serotonin.
The frontal lobe has the nucleus basalis Meynerti, which sends acetylcholine throughout the cortex. Same problem.

So - total replacement is not feasible. Replacement of some portions, while leaving vital structures intact, is more the way to go. Some handwavium may help to get over the inconsistencies.

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The Artificial Brain
Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-23 04:39 AM
The 'Ethics' Chip

The reward centers of the brain are well known and easy ti stimulate. Rats given the choice between stimulation and food will starve.

While you don't want your employees to spend their life in orgasmic bliss until they die, a certain push towards happiness and 'doing the right thing' is a very desirable feature for the employer.

Some less than ethical corporations will implant the tiny chip, well hidden in the cranial base, wired usually to the visual cortex and the hypothalamus.

Referencing the individual's work-to-do, the chip will reward him with a subtle contentedness, bliss and feeling of work well done when he submits that report, or finishes a task.
Reward may be delivered after listening to motivational speeches of the management, etc.

As unethical as this may be, far more sinister uses of the reward chip can be conceived; malfunctioning ones are also horrible. Go to Comment
The Artificial Brain
Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-23 03:37 PM
It's not as much as the replacement of the nuclei, as the exact specific synapses which are so difficult to replace, as they are 20 cm from where the cell making them is.

But:
:alien hands: stem cells from babies that were butchered by atheists for Satan should solve it. Go to Comment
The Artificial Brain
Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-24 12:45 AM
Ah, badly worded joke.
It was meant to mean I agree.

I am FOR stem cell research.
I am at times unaware of the fact that the internet does not transmit mien and tone of voice.

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The Artificial Brain
Items  (Other)   (Non-Magical)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-24 12:46 AM
Yup, nanobots can solve it alright. Go to Comment
The River of Sorrow
Systems  (Mystical)   (Defining)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-23 07:48 AM
Flawless. Have a 5/5.
What about World War 1&2? I'd have expected the River of Sorrow to run pretty high then. Go to Comment
Reills
Locations  (Ruins)   (Swamp)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-23 04:55 AM
An alright idea - except for the nondescript monster, and the splatter. It could use far more Lovecraft horror.
Also, what about fighting the monster? Players will come in, and get murdered by the anti-god monster? Go to Comment
The Moon Hunter
Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Space)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-08-15 07:07 AM
I especially like the idea of Mars, the Moon and Minerva (the asteroid belt) having been verdant and alive, once. Go to Comment
30 Neko Augmens
NPCs  (Extras)   (Artistic/Performance)
EchoMirage's comment on 2013-06-02 06:19 AM
The Comic Era is created by the people who live in it... and this is a vivid picture.
Also, kitties! Internet loves cats. Go to Comment
Cecaelia
Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-04-18 10:15 AM


A good writeup of the Pathfinder critter - in the original material, the description was lacking. Plus, yay for tentacles. Always good to creep out someone.


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Casa de Vulva
Locations  (Establishment)   (Mountains)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-03-10 01:32 PM
In a lesbian relationship, who makes the sandwich?
No one, they both eat out.
Ha!

It's actually quite charming. Go to Comment
Casa de Vulva
Locations  (Establishment)   (Mountains)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-03-10 01:33 PM


Ah, la vote.


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Casa de Vulva
Locations  (Establishment)   (Mountains)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-03-31 07:19 AM
I know why he never looked it up!
Being raised nice and proper, he had strict parental controls set up on his computer - so strict that even 'vulva' did not pass :D
(to keep all the smut from the internet and hackers out, of course)

Or - he looked it up and considered it a prank by some evil jock agency that plays pranks on nerds. Go to Comment
30 Flies
Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)
EchoMirage's comment on 2012-02-23 12:20 PM


Duuuuuuude.



These flies are annoyingly awesome!


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