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CORELINE (D20 Modern/D20 BESM Setting).

The "good-guy" factions definitely don't use them, and even Villains probably dig the mecha versions (the O*N*E Project) more than the automated. Because Sentinels all have the "mutant murder machines" stigma and the programming often glitches into "kill all humans because it's the only way to be absolutely sure that no mutants will ever be born" mode.
Of course, probably guys like Blue Cosmos don't care.
 

kronos182

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Here's a question.. how do we classify "Metahumans" from DC and other works from "Mutants", or augments, enhanced.. or even just the term Super Being ??
This is something we'll need to work out, as Sentinels as are, would hunt what Marvel classify as mutants, but would they hunt what DC calls mutants (if they even use that term) or any other Fictional Universe that uses the term mutant.. are they the same thing? how are they different?

I've had a few ideas of this bouncing around in my head for awhile, but something we should probably actually have some idea of if we're going to introduce something like the Sentinels or other "meta-human" hunters. We already do have the magical girl hunters.. which if I remember correctly are mostly anti-magic based hunters (characters that get their powers from a magical source and 'transform' into an enhanced version with powers that are magical based)
 

Lord Zack

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I'd suggest that the book series the Inkworld trilogy and movie "Inkheart" be added to the suggested reading for Coreline.
 

Lord Zack

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The "readers" from the Ink stories are probably in high demand, though for something they cannot do. You see, not even they can send fictions home from Coreline.

I've been wondering what happens to summoned creatures when the duration of the summon spell expires? What about when you destroy a D&D demon or other creature that is supposed to reform on it's own plane after being destroyed? I did have the idea of a sort of limbo forming from the essences of destroyed fiends, which would then reform from that instead.
 

kronos182

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The "readers" from the Ink stories are probably in high demand, though for something they cannot do. You see, not even they can send fictions home from Coreline.

I've been wondering what happens to summoned creatures when the duration of the summon spell expires? What about when you destroy a D&D demon or other creature that is supposed to reform on it's own plane after being destroyed? I did have the idea of a sort of limbo forming from the essences of destroyed fiends, which would then reform from that instead.
I'd say parts of the outer planes were created during the 23 Hrs, so you could travel to the 9 Levels of Hell.. mind you it'd probably be a mix-mash of various sources (the ones with the largest publication/viewed on tv/movies, etc). So there'd be locations from published D&D books in the 9 Hells, plus probably a few from sources like Supernatural, maybe even some if any specific locations described in the bible.
 

Lord Zack

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Yeah (though I wouldn't think that CLULESS created anything. Merely bridging the gap between parallel universes offends my suspension of disbelief less than a violation of the conservation of matter.) , but once a fiction arrives on Coreline they are supposed to be stuck. They might be able to travel to various pocket dimensions and counterminous planes, but not to the Outer Planes or Inner Planes.

I had an idea that the Zerg might try to infest or otherwise recruit Rubeus Hagrid, due to his breeding of Blast-Ended Skrewts. It is believed that he would make an excellent Evolution Master...
 
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Well, need to read on the high planes, I think. The whole place looks like the "Battleworld" of that new "Infinity Wars" comics -- a mish-mash of stuff dragged from different universes and pasted together.

Huh. Guess that could be recommended reading, too

Ok, so Outer Planes and Inner Planes may be out, we can discuss that (even through that way there is no way out -- presumably this would make them "smaller" than normal?). Hell is definitely (as far as summoned demons can tell) a mish-mash of interpretations as Kronos said.

Guess summoned demons go to limbo when destroyed instead of back to hell.

Hagrid vs. Kerrigan? Ok, crazy but it's normal around here...
 

Lord Zack

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There could be a Coreline cosmology that is an extension of Coreline, thus accessible to fictions that have come to Coreline. As you say, it would be a mishmash of various sources. I'm not sure which is better.
 

Lord Zack

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https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/11206723-the-allied-cooperative-starship-development-board

I find this interesting and wonder if there might be any other members of the Allied Cooperative Starship Development Board on Coreline? Perhaps the Mon Calamari, who I think would have close relations with the United Federation of Planets.

I've also had the idea for a series of variant Terran Battlecruisers, the Hyperion-class, the Norad-class and the Nova-class, created by the combination of Terran and Federation, Klingon and Romulan Republic technology respectively.
 

kronos182

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https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/11206723-the-allied-cooperative-starship-development-board

I find this interesting and wonder if there might be any other members of the Allied Cooperative Starship Development Board on Coreline? Perhaps the Mon Calamari, who I think would have close relations with the United Federation of Planets.

I've also had the idea for a series of variant Terran Battlecruisers, the Hyperion-class, the Norad-class and the Nova-class, created by the combination of Terran and Federation, Klingon and Romulan Republic technology respectively.
I'm actually working on getting more Starcraft stuff done.. send me your ideas and and I'll see what I can do stat wise.. also reminds me I need to do some more more modern Star Trek stuff, but first also have to do a few older Klingon and Romulan stuff as well
 

Lord Zack

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Have you done the Starcraft II queen?

I've been thinking. While you can't time travel before the Vanishing, leaving not much past to travel to, but the future is wide open... and any number of groups might travel back to the modern day of Coreline for various reasons. In particular, I am thinking of the https://sto.gamepedia.com/Temporal_Liberation_Front and https://sto.gamepedia.com/Reputation:_Temporal_Defense_Initiative. The Doctor would also get involved in such events as well as also altering the timeline. The Bronze and the Infinite Dragonflights would also likely be involved. This whole thing is complicated by the fact that various kinds of time travel, with varying rules and limitations exist.
 
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kronos182

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Have you done the Starcraft II queen?

I've been thinking. While you can't time travel before the Vanishing, leaving not much past to travel to, but the future is wide open... and any number of groups might travel back to the modern day of Coreline for various reasons. In particular, I am thinking of the https://sto.gamepedia.com/Temporal_Liberation_Front and https://sto.gamepedia.com/Reputation:_Temporal_Defense_Initiative. The Doctor would also get involved in such events as well as also altering the timeline. The Bronze and the Infinite Dragonflights would also likely be involved. This whole thing is complicated by the fact that various kinds of time travel, with varying rules and limitations exist.
Don't have the Queen yet.. There's still a lot of Zerg I need to do. I was going to get about 4 or 5 more Terran things done before switching back to Zerg. So many good Zerg to do..
Plus I have some Zerg surprises..
 

Lord Zack

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Well, how many of the vehicles have you done? What about Protoss?

I've been thinking that Terrans might start reverse-engineering Imperium of Man technology left behind by incursions into the Fringe Worlds. Imagine how much damage a Hellhound tank could do to light Zerg units. A Land Raider could tank siege tank or photon cannon attacks to deliver infantry right where they need to be. Not to mention what they might do if they get ahold of a Titan...
 
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kronos182

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Well, how many of the vehicles have you done? What about Protoss?

I've been thinking that Terrans might start reverse-engineering Imperium of Man technology left behind by incursions into the Fringe Worlds. Imagine how much damage a Hellhound tank could do to light Zerg units. A Land Raider could tank siege tank or photon cannon attacks to deliver infantry right where they need to be. Not to mention what they might do if they get ahold of a Titan...
At the moment.. Vulture is done (and posted) as well as several armours and weapons. I've got the wraith, dropship and valkyrie started.. i was debating on the goliath as either a vehicle or mech..
Zerg I've posted Zergling, drone, baneling, hydralisk, infested terran template, larva, stats for Zerg Creep and modifiers for some of the older broods.
No protoss yet.
 
Initial idea was Cadillac Gage (Textron) mass-produces new-model Imperium vehicles with improvements for modern military use. Obviously the part of the Imperium that comes from canon universes are raging at the "Heretek", lighter universes are ok, and people buy them. I guess the other ideas like Mom Calamari creating stuff for the Federation works.

Regarding time travel, going forward is also a Roulette. There's guys from the year five billion running around (thank you, Numenera!) but there's no guarantee 'their' future is 'our' future.

Of course, that means the jackasses that try to change the future are gonna try because why the heck not? Maybe it'll work.
 
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Lord Zack

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I am working on stats for Boss Borot from Mazinger Z. Here is what I have so far:

Boss Borot is a Gargantuan-sized mecha

Boss Borot's superstructure is constructed from scrap metal, which could probably be aluminum, or steel. It possesses a hardness of 5.

Equipment for Boss Borot includes a Class I Sensor System and a Comm System (which amounts to a television modified to allow communication). It's interior is largely hollow and filled with a variety of household items, including a stove and toilet.

Boss Borot has a variety of attacks it uses, few of them very effective. It can use improvised weapons like a ball and chain, as well as apparently being armed with a cannon mounted under its head, which must be removed to fire it.

I've also been thinking of an idea where the monsters from Undertale settle in Sesame Street, acting as its protectors.
 
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Lord Zack

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Yeah, I could see that.

Another Undertale idea I have involves them piloting Gunmen from Gurren Lagann. Frisk would actually pilot a Lagann themself. Unfortunately the monsters, lacking determination also effectively lack Spiral Energy, making them similar to Beastmen in that regard.
 

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