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manfred
September 15, 2007
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Ideas: 22
Votes: 4 / 4.625000
Encounters in Outer Space    Plots  (Travel)   (Encounter)

- "Course heading, Captain?"
- "Second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning."

MoonHunter
September 9, 2007
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.437500
D'athri    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

The D’athri took to space in such a way to make Terrans look "gun shy". They can be found in small numbers in and around every space port in Known Space.

MoonHunter
September 4, 2007
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Comments: 23
Ideas: 38
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Establishments of the Future    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The Future is for sale.

Chaosmark
July 15, 2007
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.250000
Hyperprojection Drive    Systems  (Transportation)   (Defining)

The Hyperprojection Drive was perhaps the most revolutionary discovery in mankind’s history, enabling us to travel the stars.

manfred
June 18, 2007
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Comments: 24
Ideas: 10
Votes: 4 / 4.500000
Terraforming    Articles  (Resource)   (Gaming - Genre)

"...a process of planetary engineering, specifically directed at enhancing the capacity of an extra-terrestrial planetary environment to support life. The ultimate in terraforming would be to create an uncontained planetary biosphere emulating all the functions of the biosphere of the Earth, one that would be fully habitable for human beings."

Corinth
April 15, 2007
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
The Silver Corp    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Combat)

In a binary star system circled by four dead, scared planets, a shell of asteroids, and one of the largest intrastellar dust clouds on this side of the quadrant the Silvers are one of the strangest and most enigmatic groups not quite known. Their two giant, red, dying suns leave the system cold and foreboding. They accept no strangers, much to the chastisement of those miners lusting after the rich deposits that span the system. Those few who ignore the shrieking klaxons of the warning beacons meet sleek, silver ships, and then; Oblivion.

  Of the little known about this reclusive group a few details are assured, they were founded by some insanely rich (and perhaps insane) personage in ages long past, their ships are feared and envied by nearly every spacer alive, and they are the best mercenaries money can buy, provided you can actually afford them.

Siren no Orakio
February 24, 2007
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Votes: 9 / 4.222222
Salvorathan - A Sci-Fi Take On Dwarves.    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Space)

Gene-engineered for deep-space, the Salvorathan resemble nothing quite so much as the legendary ‘dwarf’.

CaptainPenguin
November 26, 2006
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Handlers and Abszurl    Society/ Organizations  (Ethnic/Cultural)   (Trans World)

The Handlers and the Abszurl are symbiotic subcultures, products of human society’s expansion into the stars.

manfred
November 25, 2006
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Ideas: 153
Votes: 11 / 4.727273
Worlds and Planets    Locations  (World)   (Any)

These are the worlds and planets encountered by daring space explorers.

manfred
October 28, 2006
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Comments: 10
Ideas: 8
Votes: 8 / 4.312500
Firefly Ships    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Non-Magical)

Ships, that have character, are the best means to get to the stars.

manfred
May 26, 2006
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 11
Votes: 9 / 4.166667
FTL drives    Systems  (Transportation)   (Defining)

Tell me, who wouldn’t want to see the stars? But laws of physics, as we know them, seem to put undesired constraints on extensive traveling through space. Can’t we just get around them? Seriously: how could a Faster-Than-Light drive work?

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On route from Geli to Nekrass the characters meet a peasant boy on the road. He's wandering in the direction from which they've just come. If this seems a little bit incongruous, they may wish to ask him a few questions. He's perfectly willing to talk: he's called Lamish and he's run away because he knows he is the heir to the throne of Geli and his parents didn't believe him. How far is his home? About five weeks walk from here. How much has he eaten? Nothing. Has he drunk? Only from the filthy roadside ditches. In short, it's a wonder he is still alive. And yet he seems perfectly healthy.

Is he a thief, waiting for travellers to trick? Is he lying because there's something more sinister under all of this? Is he telling the truth? And anyway, what should the characters do? Do you take him to Geli? Do you try to find his parents? Or leave him to make his own way?

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