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Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 02:25 PM #51
Orcus on an Off-Day (Lvl 22)
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Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 02:58 PM #52
Waghalter (Lvl 7)
Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 03:41 PM #53
With 1 billion years we could be talking about 8 different civilizations where humanity moved on and settled other planets or even galaxies. I'm pretty sure one of those former civilizations is a galactic federation of some sort. Another former civilization could have "ascended" or gone to other dimensions. And it's possible that something like rats could have evolved and become a great civilization themselves.
Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 03:56 PM #54
The Great Druid (Lvl 17)
While I'm not in the market for a new system explicitly tied to a setting, Numenera sounds pretty cool.
As for the 'billion years' thing... Gene Wolfe had the sun fat and red in his "Book of the New Sun" novels. They are, in short, masterpieces. If that was okay with Gene, it's okay with me.
Scientific accuracy only matters in fiction that explicitly makes it matter. Highly romanticized science fantasy full of science-wizards does not, as far I can tell, make any strong claims about accuracy. It does stake out a claim to the Dying Earth subgenre and can be judged accordingly.
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"You should probably put your bandit hat on now. Personally, I- I don't have one, but I modified this tube sock." - Ash, Fantastic Mr. Fox.
The Chronicle of Burne, and Some Others of Lesser Importance: Updated 05-17-2009! Current episode: Flight of the Philip.
The Port on the Aster Sea Our 4e setting. It's a heartbreaking work of staggering genius!
Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 04:11 PM #55
Gallant (Lvl 3)
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Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 04:14 PM #56
Numenera: A new roleplaying game from Monte Cook by Monte Cook — Kickstarter
He also blogged about the "Billion" today
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Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 05:25 PM #57
Spellbinder (Lvl 16)
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Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 06:36 PM #58
Gallant (Lvl 3)
Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 06:59 PM #59
Gallant (Lvl 3)
This is Monte's thing and I'm sure he knows what he'd like to talk about and when. I don't know if what you're talking about is an "overall theme," but (like the Dying Earth books) there's definitely an element of "great civilizations have risen and fallen in the past, leaving behind sites and artifacts."
I probably should stop talking now, I don't want to post spoilers for anything Monte plans to talk about later.
Thursday, 9th August, 2012, 07:14 PM #60
Lama (Lvl 13)
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