Ouch! Hopefully he's happy in the Great Catnip Patch Beyond the Stars.
(Also, nice touch with the Grateful Dead "bumper sticker." That's a custom dashboard, I assume?)
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I remember that, way back in the day, I used to be almost obsessed with StarGen . It basically takes a random seed and uses that to construct hypothetical planetary systems, orbiting either actual stars in the galaxy or a fictional one with custom parameters. I'd spend hours on that thing, not reall...
- Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:20 am
- Forum: Outworld
- Topic: Yes, but how many credits is that?
- Replies: 21
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the classic error is that a TC is not a Ton(ne) - it is some special mass/volume designed specifically for space cannisters and their contents. That makes me wonder: What, exactly, are the dimensions and volume of an Oolite cargo container? I'm entertaining the notion that they're called 1-Ton(ne) ...
- Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:57 pm
- Forum: Discussion
- Topic: Consistently short changed by gal cop
- Replies: 30
- Views: 4039
This may be an OXP-only feature, but I've found that if you rescue Galactic Navy personnel, you get a pretty hefty reward indeed. I think I got around 1000 Cr for delivering a 4-star admiral, though how he lost his ship (and why he was on anything other than a Behemoth) I'll never know.
- Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:36 am
- Forum: Fiction
- Topic: Ballad of a Young Spacer Cut Down in His Prime
- Replies: 2
- Views: 3913
Thanks. That air of "novel-yet-uncannily-familiar" is part of what I was aiming for :D I also figured that a song with this storied a history itself wasn't likely to die easily, and they'd probably still be singing it in one form or another*, especially somewhere as rough-and-tumble as the Ooniverse...