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Topic: Star Trek: The Cassius Incident Q&A
Subject: So hyper right now


It's 2368, but has the tachyon detection tactic been discovered yet? Memory alpha wiki doesn't say when in 2368 that was.

Posted on 2012-10-26 at 22:28:44.

Topic: Star Trek: The Cassius Incident Q&A
Subject: Now this is fascinating...


I have some research to do...

(still in class unfortunately)

Posted on 2012-10-26 at 21:09:09.
Edited on 2012-10-26 at 21:09:41 by Reralae

Topic: Star Trek: The Cassius Incident Q&A
Subject: Tricky position...


I keep getting an idea in my mind about a possibility, but something also tells me this isn't a scientific encounter so to speak

I'm going to wait until out of class and see what these critical details will manifest as from the others' posts

Posted on 2012-10-26 at 18:40:07.

Topic: Zombies in Chicago: Chapter 2 Q&A
Subject: Meri!!!


Been a while are you thinking of playing too?

Posted on 2012-10-25 at 21:28:31.

Topic: Star Trek: The Cassius Incident Q&A
Subject: Whew


Got the post in

Was tempted to suggest an additional course of action but figured that could come a bit later.

Posted on 2012-10-25 at 00:03:41.

Topic: Star Trek: the Cassius Incident
Subject: No sleep for the sleepless


Stardate: 2368.07.08
USS Discovery, Lt. Leiran’s Quarters – 0246


Rena could not sleep. Sleep this 'night' was just a comfortable elusive blanket hiding in the closet, in some box, covered with dust, hidden inside more boxes, and underneath a piano. Her knees ached, and her shoulder kept shocking her awake with short sharp bursts of pain. Phantom pain. It was getting worse lately, but then, that was something she was used to. She knew it was like this every month, give or take. She knew just as well that she would not be sleeping any time soon.

Well, if we're awake, we can work. The more done, the less to do later. Rena thought as she sat up, before catching herself, I can work.

"Computer, lights on please."

A few metallic thunks were heard as Rena wandered to her dresser, pulling out her uniform, adjusting her pants and adding the padding between her metal feet and her shoes. Rena added the padding to her right arm, before encasing it in a shoulder-length glove, and wearing a matching, though shorter glove on her left hand. Finally, she put on the blue uniform jacket, attached her headband, and nodded to herself in the mirror with confidence.

Rena still had science to do...

USS Discovery, Lt. Leiran’s Lab – 0310

=/\= ... I thought it would also be a good idea to advise you to take the opportunity to sleep rather than work. You are busy as our department head already after all. =/\=

"I'm well aware of the time, Aqinna." Rena replied, "But I had a brainwave, and wanted to explore it while it was fresh in my mind." She lied, placing the petri dish in her hands on her workstation.

=/\= Wouldn't the more logical thing have been to note it for purusal during your waking hours? =/\= Selaria asked.

"Yes, but as you know, I'm Human, and can be illogical." Rena chuckled as her visor lowered, obsuring her face and magnifying her vision to look at the cell culture.

=/\= Well, next time do consider it. As you say, you are Human, not Vulcan, so you can not afford to push your body to the same degree. =/\= Selaria replied, a bit of concern in her voice.

"Thanks for looking out for me, and for answering my questions." Rena replied sincerely, "I've been following cell growth for a while, and it's always good to have a second opinion."

=/\= Not a problem, Lt. Aqinna out. =/\=

"Now, let's see what we have here... this batch seemed promis-"

BOOM!!

Rena felt herself slammed into the floor. She groaned as her right shoulder and knees ached from the impact, having hit the floor with her right elbow first, her left hand going to her right shoulder to rub it. It was perhaps a good thing that she just stayed still a minute to recover.

BOOM!!

No flying this time, Rena felt herself hit the side of the workbench, but it wasn't nearly as bad an impact. Taking the opportunity, she quickly got to her feet, bracing herself in case of another.

"Did we hit an ast-"

The words stopped in her throat as she looked down. The petri dish was gone. A quick surveying of the floor revealed her worst fear. The dish was broken, the culture within already contaminated just by open air. Rena gritted her teeth, but took a breath. There was always more science to do, one way or another.

She tapped the comm badge. "Leiran to Zohm. What's going on up there?"

=/\= We haven't the foggiest. Two hits by... something, nothing showing up on sensors though. =/\= Zohm replied from his post at the bridge.

"I'm on my way. Ensign, you get down to the labs and help the others. Make sure everything's intact." Rena said, quickly picking up and disposing of the petri dish.

=/\= Roger. =/\=

Rena tapped her comm again as she walked out of her lab, "Leiran to Uzuki."

=/\= Shion here, what's going on? =/\=

"Not sure, get a simulation module started as soon as you can. I'll get more information to you as it comes." Rena added as she strode to the turbolift, "Get in touch with Lt. Foreman and Ensign Ridley too. I'm heading to the bridge."

=/\= Got it. Uzuki out. =/\=

USS Discovery, Main Bridge - 0319

Following closely behind Serene, Rena quickly took up her place at the now-vacant science console, catching just the last bit of Mac's suggestion.

"Per’aps these sneaky buggers’ll give a bit o’ a chase an’ we’ll catch a wink o’ their energy signature ef naught else… Give us somethen’ ta point at, aye?”

"Even if they don't move, the increased range might allow us to get a better scan of their weapon's emissions, perhaps help get something to identify what we're dealing with." Leiran added, her visor retracting as she surveyed the console displays. "No readings." She confirmed.

Posted on 2012-10-24 at 23:59:09.

Topic: Star Trek: The Cassius Incident Q&A
Subject: So, if reading correctly...


Alpha tends to be when the main officers are most active or do they have slightly more extended shifts? Or is that something that's kind of moderated by the individual, so long as they are minimally active as required? Just trying to see if I'm reading this right

Posted on 2012-10-24 at 22:22:04.

Topic: Star Trek: The Cassius Incident Q&A
Subject: Sweet merciful oddishes on saturday


Lt. Leiran is not going to be happy. Accessing from my mobile so I don't have the ship schematics handy, but I don't need them to know that she is going to be very unhappy. Maybe even, gasp, angry?

Just kidding, she's a cool headed kitty for the most part

Post will be incoming in a few hours once I'm out of class

Posted on 2012-10-24 at 17:51:21.
Edited on 2012-10-24 at 17:55:21 by Reralae

Topic: Star Wars: The Imperial March
Subject: Better check my databanks...


Fayt acknowledges the instruction with a few beeps of confirmation. Direct translation would yield "memory access - map constructing". She first checks her databanks to check if a map was uploaded earlier, and if not, attempts to convert the image she snapshot earlier as they left the ship into a three dimensional hologram for them to quickly purview via her holoprojector.

Assuming they start moving before she can finish the compilation, however, Fayt will closely move with them, using her propulsion to keep up as needed while continually looking around and taking more pictures to aid in the 3 dimensional map construction running in the background.

Posted on 2012-10-24 at 05:45:34.

Topic: Star Trek: The Cassius Incident Q&A
Subject: Retcon? Con? Con the counselor?


Dunno about the answer, but I do recall that exchange...

Mac did not like the sofa

Posted on 2012-10-23 at 16:01:32.

Topic: Interest in another Star Wars game
Subject: Beep beep?


Bwee bwee bweeeeeee + subject line
Droid = can accompany?


Posted on 2012-10-22 at 22:55:11.

Topic: A Star Trek Question
Subject: Going to have to agree


As an interplanetary organization, Starfleet is bound to have encountered a vast variety of cultures and religions. Take earth for instance. It's only one planet and there is however many cultures and belief systems. Now multiply that by x where x is some arbitrary value between 1 and infinity, because the setting has an infinite universe setup.

Now, Starfleet promotes interplanetary harmony among its members. Consequently, that requires a commitment to understanding and equality. Therefore, upholding a strict enforcement to regulate a specific way of life among its officers is rather counter intuitive and grounds by which to provoke disharmony. By contradiction, this can not be the case.

To conclude, I think that the absence of belief systems on the ships in the actual show are more due to producer choices than as a result of continuity. Wouldn't be out of place for there to be some regulations that cause some belief systems to be disallowed while on duty, but this would be due to practicality, not an enforcement.

The actual quote may just be 'wikipedia magic' misinterpreting or misquoting. Or the producer providing it by some choice based on external factors, not necessarily continuity.

And Bob is awesome. QED.

Posted on 2012-10-22 at 22:43:13.

Topic: Star Trek: The Cassius Incident Recruitment
Subject: I recall...


From the first one how Mac is

Mac and Leiran are almost opposites in that sense. Mac's officers bet on who he's going to whack first, Leiran's officers are trying to figure out why she never gets angry. And think she's odd.

But if you know me, you know all my characters are odd. It's just a Reralae-quirk

Posted on 2012-10-21 at 17:59:03.

Topic: Star Trek: The Cassius Incident Recruitment
Subject: As long as...


You're not wearing a red shirt, you'll be fine.

Maybe get incapacitated by sickness for a bit as a result of anti-darkium radiation, but never anything lethal.

Red shirts on the other hand... they have a tendency to not have a long life expectancy. Speaking of which, I should probably re-order my NPC science helpers with regards to rank... I want to keep one of them in particular!

Posted on 2012-10-17 at 22:29:15.
Edited on 2012-10-17 at 22:29:41 by Reralae

Topic: Prometheans: Genesis - Q&A
Subject: Pretty sure you know this already buuuut


If you're having any problems with Annie at all, just drop me a line and I can help provide insights, executable files, viruses-wait, what? Okay, not the last part, but you get the idea.

Posted on 2012-10-17 at 22:25:23.

Topic: Zombies in Chicago: Chapter 2 Recruitment
Subject: I'll probably send something...


When I'm out of class and have a name down for my little miss doom shroom farmer

Posted on 2012-10-17 at 18:45:14.

Topic: Zombies in Chicago Q&A
Subject: I guess puns are an aqcuired taste


I thought that one was funny. (also possibly reference to plants vs zombies, I swear I hear 'grains' in that) Granted, I giggle at most of them, and the rest I tilt my head towards because I didn't understand them.

Somehow I get the impression that in this sort of game, accidentally summoning an eldritch horror is kind of unexpected-but-not-out-of-the-question.

I mean, look at Grugg. He looks like he could be summoning something. Or is it him trying to summon food again?

Posted on 2012-10-17 at 15:24:16.
Edited on 2012-10-17 at 15:27:46 by Reralae

Topic: GOODDAY: Welcome to Pyron
Subject: Roster so far...


I've got basics for Shield Wolf and Chessicfayth's characters... but still would prefer if there was a couple more people involved.

As both of your characters are residents and both are interested in gaming, there's a pretty good likelihood you'll both at least know of each other prior to the start of the game. I'll let you both decide on whether that's the case or not as we get closer to actually starting.

My apoligies for the late update here, it's been midterms week for me.

Posted on 2012-10-17 at 02:25:49.

Topic: Paranoia: Adventures in Clonesitting
Subject: Curiouser and Curiouser, there must be a pattern


The lineup was, well, much longer than Artie had anticipated. He actually didn't expect there to be a lineup. If the whole sequence ran in even a limited parallel, then it'd be so much more efficient than just this mere ludicrous sequential queue that was in place. But, he was not the designer.

At this point, Artie was convinced that the Computer was not even the designer. It was probably modelled after a blueprint that was made by a person. Probably a communist, given that this was clearly sabotage. That was the only explanation for this inefficiency. He knew that the Computer would hate this inefficiency if the Computer was capable of such a thing. Naturally, being the better, the probability that the Computer was capable of such a thing was very slim. Still, it made Artie's blood boil.

Or was that just from the heat of so many clones in the same room at once?

In the end, it was irrelevant. This was inefficient. They were on a mission, and logically, a mission demanded efficiency. The mission was also supposed to be secret. Therefore, the use of the authority of being on a mission would be counterproductive to the end result and fail a prerequisite, thereby failing the mission altogether. There was only one alternative. Apoptosis.

Artie carefully watched, while waiting in line patiently. There was two things he was trying to see. The first thing was if he could get any indication of what happened for each person at the end of the lineup. The second thing was trying to see what it was that the automated lasers above found interesting about various people.

Posted on 2012-10-17 at 00:19:19.
Edited on 2012-10-17 at 00:20:16 by Reralae

Topic: Star Wars The Imperial March Q&A
Subject: Not really a requirement


If I happen to find a vocabulator some place (maybe mech-anibalize a wayward droid?) then I can install it and then converse in basic. But as far as droid understanding goes, I'm pretty sure it's safe to say basic meanings/emotions can be easily conveyed, if R2 in the movies was any indication. If it comes down to briefings/planning, I'm sure I can manipulate what Fayt's holographic projector's output is to convey things like suggestions.

I don't see any tech-people in the group so don't think the characters would go out of their way to talk to a droid anyhow

That being said, do let me know if I should refrain from or inversely expand more on Fayt's vocalizations. In my experience, when playing a droid, the beeps are half the fun.

Posted on 2012-10-15 at 23:54:00.

Topic: Star Wars: The Imperial March
Subject: *whistle*


Fayt had kept mostly to herself during the flight.

Granted, she was a droid. It was generally expected of her to keep to herself. She didn't have an issue with that. She was okay with many things. Well, as long as no one brought up memory wipes. Then she'd be high tailing it out of there before the next cycle. As it was however, no one did, and she was actually excited. This was a very important mission. And she was a droid, but she still got to go. If Fayt had a specific Maker, she'd thank them from the tips of her semiconductors for being able to experience this.

However, the immediate blaster fire that the group and shuttle was exposed to did dampen her circuits a bit, metaphorically. That would be a problem. If they were organic shooters then they probably wouldn't aim specifically at her if she made a move, and that was comforting. But, on the other hand, if it was a motion sensor controlled turret then it'd still shoot at her if she moved. Although, if that was the case, she could try to hack it and prove her worth. As it was though, she'd just have to scout and keep her dome low and find out.

When she got to the doorway, she quickly snapped a shot of the landscape for her memory banks. As it was, the trenches gave the best cover, and so that would be where she was headed. Unless the closest trench was actually a deep ravine, then that could be troublesome.

These would be a lot of thoughts to go through a person's head, but Fayt was not a person, and there were benefits to having a computerized mind.

Panels on either side of her 'legs' slid open, and from them extended miniature propulsion engines. With a few beeps, easily identifiable as a 'make room!', she hit the ignition and took flight. Keeping low to the ground, she hovered over towards the trench. If she can make the movement, it's unoccupied, and it isn't that deep, she'll drop in and land. If it's a full fledged ravine however, she'll give a sharp whistle to warn about it and back track as far as she can go to try to get cover.

Posted on 2012-10-15 at 08:20:41.

Topic: Star Wars The Imperial March Q&A
Subject: Hmms


I think I like that setup for Fayt. The main thing that bugged me was that I'd be potentially getting 5000 credits for *bonus* subsystems and upgrades and such. I mean, there would doubtlessly be benefit to getting armour plating and a shield generator, but at the same time, it just felt kind of exploitive in a way.

Having just the class change from non-heroic to heroic makes a lot of sense to me though. Essentially makes the droid more on the same level as any of the other characters, without being held back by inconveniently inferior levels that I'm essentially penalized exp for.

Not to mention, 23 HP instead of 7. Means I'm not going to have to be totally scared of stray blaster fire

In short, I like this setup, and I think you pre-emptively posted what I was planning to do myself, Ayrn

Posted on 2012-10-10 at 07:26:01.

Topic: Star Wars The Imperial March Q&A
Subject: Well, not up to me


I don't have that book, and as far as I know, the Empire was never one for ordering custom stock unless it was for high tier commanders, so doesn't make all that much sense for Fayt to have anything but a standard model as provided in the core book. That's my intuition on it anyhow. Saadar has final say.

Posted on 2012-10-09 at 19:25:06.

Topic: GOODDAY: Welcome to Pyron
Subject: No need to worry


Given the lack of response from people in general, I'm not too concerned on concepts to be handed in yet. If more (present) interest acrues then I'll poke everyone for it then.

Posted on 2012-10-06 at 03:05:33.

Topic: GOODDAY: Welcome to Pyron
Subject: Meow


(I'm still around...)

Posted on 2012-10-06 at 03:00:04.

 


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