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Scrasamax
December 4, 2016
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Metric Time    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

In the Cosmic Era, time has been adapted to the Metric system.

axlerowes
November 19, 2016
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Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Conventions of Galactic Cartography    Systems  (Geological/ Geographical)   (General)

"Maps are a human thing. They like to make simplified models in which things are labelled, placed on grids and details are glossed over. I assume it is because their minds are spatial and not mathematical. Things to the human mind are defined by there relation to other things. That is why they need two points to draw straight line, whatever that is. Sincerely, though I don't understand the utility of it, but I don't fight it. The Captain says go to grid space 10-K, and I can discern what he means."

-Lagrimal-0201020101, Chief Navigational Program for the FTO freighter Mtuzanizibar.

axlerowes
October 18, 2016
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How do you measure a year? Interstellar Chronologies.    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

100 Word Piece of Sci-fi Minutia

Scrasamax
September 17, 2016
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Cosmic Era Media and Entertainment    Systems  (Artistic/Performance)   (Specific)

The greedy, obnoxious, exploitative things the entertainment industry does in the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
September 11, 2016
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Nerve Stapling    Systems  (Divine/ Spirit)   (Specific)

Nerve Stapling is considered a vile and barbaric act, the orbital lobotomy of the Cosmic Era.

Scrasamax
July 3, 2016
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Cognocracy    Systems  (Political)   (Specific)

Once the purview of sci-fi and dystopian literature, rule be machines is increasingly becoming a goal of the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
May 7, 2016
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Votes: 4 / 4.750000
Anthropotronics    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

The study and application of technology and human activity

ChimeraMaster1
May 5, 2016
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Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Fantasy Military Rankings    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (General)

Sometimes I think that a new rank system is in order, but am unsure how complex it should be. This is a simple fantasy military rank system(insignias are described) that should be fun to just contemplate.

Scrasamax
March 15, 2016
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Nipponese Augment Ranks    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

A leader in cybernetic and genetic augmentation, it is little surprise that most nations have adopted the Nipponese scale for grading the abilities of augmented human operatives.

Scrasamax
February 6, 2016
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Freemium Economy    Systems  (Mercantile)   (Specific)

The basic economy of the Atlantic Federation

Cheka Man
January 7, 2016
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7 Spells for Pompous Nobility    Systems  (Mystical)   (General)

So often, magic is used for either raising Undead, hurting people in some way, or healing people. Nothing else. When there are so many other uses for magic in any magic-rich society. Uses like...

Scrasamax
December 28, 2015
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Identity Theft in the Cosmic Era    Systems  (Criminal/Espionage)   (Specific)

In the Petrol Era, identity theft was simply the stealing of personal information and financial fraud. In the Cosmic Era, it is something entirely different.

Scrasamax
December 22, 2015
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Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Memetic Measurement    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Defining)

The main commodity in the Cosmic Era is data and communication, in the form of social media, entertainment, advertising, and other electronic sources of information. The spread of this data is measured in a unit known as a meme (also spelled meem)

Ancient Gamer
September 10, 2015
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Bleakwood Character Creation II: Perks & Psionics    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Defining)

After rolling stats, Bleakwood characters are given certain perks. They get 4 ability points, plus another 2 if they choose to have a dark side.

This submission covers special abilities (including psionics), special backgrounds, special items and dark sides.

Siren no Orakio
September 3, 2015
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Direct Neural Programming Psychosis    Systems  (Knowledge/Lore)   (Specific)

Direct Neural Programming had been the dream of many education "reformists" and technocrats. The perfect way to teach skills, divorced almost completely from the requirement that human teach human. One single avatar of a skill could be used to propagate that skill until it became obsolete. Billions were poured into its development and marketing, thirsted for by corporations, the military, and politicians, each group wanting the surface and the sinister. But it was not to be.

Morningstar
August 19, 2015
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Errantry    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (General)

"Absent gods, here's another bunch of them," Chav drawled, irritation in her voice.

"I hear them," I grunted, shifting my back against the tree to find a more comfortable angle. Well, I'd heard the horses' clopping, any how. I opened a single eye, and sure enough, Chav was right. Four of them this time, green as grass. You wonder if they really thought wearing brown homespun tunics and trousers were going to fool anyone into thinking they were Just Folks ... while riding Sadasian stallions and those gorgeous tooled Mithlantri saddles.

Unfortunately, they also heard us. The chickling at their head spurred over to us, and raised her arm in salute to me. "Captain? My name is Amberstar. We heard in Redwave that one of the orc columns were headed this way." She grinned at me with her cheeks puffed out like a bleeding squirrel. "We want to help!"

Joy and rapture unbounded.

Scrasamax
May 22, 2015
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Collectable Duel Game    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (Specific)

Collectible Duel Games are the predominant form of non-sexual, non-spectator electronic entertainment in the Cosmic Era.

axlerowes
February 5, 2015
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Slang and Jargon Beneath the Waves: The Big Under    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

“Top, my name is Brock Figglewater, I knew your aunt. I tap a piece of pillow that belonged to your aunt, and I jump belongs to you now. You see, I just bought this Stimech, and I jump it was stolen by a bruce named Horace. Horace was a pream tattle of mine. Three weeks ago, I let Horace take out my pream stimech to go bounce along the billibong looking for bubblely-bobs to bring to the spitter’s patch. Horace says he ran into some boom sauce and had to hop out of the stimech in just a tater sack. I cannot jump that Hoarace bounced 5 kims across the pillow in a tater sack. I have tapped spitter dops on the Big Under pillow for years, I ain’t no trainer. I ain’t rigged to swallow dry sand, and I washed Hoarace. But I need my stimech back, and I ain’t got the press to go all over the Big Under boiling Hoarce’s peals of truth. I need your help.”

axlerowes
January 15, 2015
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Hobbit Chair and Eat Racing    Systems  (Societal/ Cultural)   (Specific)

A 100 word past time

Scrasamax
January 3, 2015
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Psychotronics    Systems  (Technical/ Mechanical)   (Specific)

Psychtronics is a field of arcanotechnology that deals with using machines to emulate the mentalist parapsychic realms such as as telepathy, mind control, memory manipulation, and emotional manipulation.

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Magical Syrup

       By: Wulfhere

Certain trees have sap that is filled with magical potential. Their sap is harvested and distilled down to produce various types of potions, much like maple syrup is collected in some areas. The magical effects of these syrupy potions are often fairly trivial; perhaps they simply cause the imbiber to grow hair more quickly, summon butterflies, or walk a few inches above the floor. People enjoy the syrup as a flavoring, instead of imbibing it for its magical powers.

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