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Postby Sarderia » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:01 am

The Reds... I specifically mentioned the Veil Nebula in my app, so that should be enough ore and coin for the Reds' resources.

As for the conflict, I pretty much doubt the Reds would try and make a move as soon as IC page 1. They are presently outnumbered and outmatched. They are separated and they need to consolidate, which is the biggest problem so far.

However, you can't kill an idea. I think that the ideological warfare, considering that socialism is pretty much a "new" concept in the Galaxy (by new, I mean never gained wide popularity or support during the ten or more milleniums of the Empire's existence), it is going to be featured heavily. Especially with the pseudo-Soviets now as a state sponsoring the ideology.

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Postby Reverend Norv » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:12 am

A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.
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Postby Revlona » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:21 am

I just might make an explorer hell bent on finding Old Earth


Just for fun and the idea really interests me
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Postby G-Tech Corporation » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:33 am

Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


I'd certainly be open to that link. The Cult of the Maker doesn't mind too much when it comes to religious exposure. Do the Deynai operate out to the fringes of the Imperium?
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Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


Do you think a Deynai would be working as an advisor to a governing body?
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Postby Lunas Legion » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:38 am

Revlona wrote:I just might make an explorer hell bent on finding Old Earth


Just for fun and the idea really interests me


Quintara is looking currently, but she's more interested in whatever doomsday technology might be left there than the historical significance, and it's also just one of a number of leads she follows at any given time.

Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


Quintara might have had one, although she was the fifth child so it's about even odds that they did or didn't invest in that. She was originally a linguist before she diversified into other fields, however, so it would make sense that she had a Deynai tutor for a time.
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Postby Revlona » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:42 am

Lunas Legion wrote:
Revlona wrote:I just might make an explorer hell bent on finding Old Earth


Just for fun and the idea really interests me


Quintara is looking currently, but she's more interested in whatever doomsday technology might be left there than the historical significance, and it's also just one of a number of leads she follows at any given time.

Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


Quintara might have had one, although she was the fifth child so it's about even odds that they did or didn't invest in that. She was originally a linguist before she diversified into other fields, however, so it would make sense that she had a Deynai tutor for a time.


I'm thinking of going for a more generalized explorer who loves the idea of charting the unknown whos ultimate goal is to find old earth, she fully believes it existed and has long dreamed of finding it.

I think any interaction between our characters if it happened would be very interesting because of their different reasons for wanting to find it
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Postby Union Princes » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:52 am

The OP did say that the first 3 pages of IC will have to be setup
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Postby Remnants of Exilvania » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:53 am

Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.

Sure, though likely only for a short time before the Zakharins dismissed them and got a new tutor or sent Vladimir to a new academy.

He had a high wear rate.
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Postby Caltharus » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:56 am

Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


Hah i suppose having good teachers is a given when you come from a rich noble house. Anyways having a Deynai tutor my character sounds good, one could've been hired after he became the sole heir.

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Postby Revlona » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:56 am

Union Princes wrote:The OP did say that the first 3 pages of IC will have to be setup


How do you mean?
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Postby G-Tech Corporation » Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:57 am

Union Princes wrote:The OP did say that the first 3 pages of IC will have to be setup


Gotta power up those glassing masers to deal with the unruly peasants.
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Postby Lunas Legion » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:01 am

Revlona wrote:
Lunas Legion wrote:
Quintara is looking currently, but she's more interested in whatever doomsday technology might be left there than the historical significance, and it's also just one of a number of leads she follows at any given time.



Quintara might have had one, although she was the fifth child so it's about even odds that they did or didn't invest in that. She was originally a linguist before she diversified into other fields, however, so it would make sense that she had a Deynai tutor for a time.


I'm thinking of going for a more generalized explorer who loves the idea of charting the unknown whos ultimate goal is to find old earth, she fully believes it existed and has long dreamed of finding it.

I think any interaction between our characters if it happened would be very interesting because of their different reasons for wanting to find it


Quintara tends not to say her actual reasons for the simple fact that most people would, quite rightfully, find them detestable.
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Postby Remnants of Exilvania » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:02 am

Revlona wrote:
Union Princes wrote:The OP did say that the first 3 pages of IC will have to be setup


How do you mean?

Imp said that anyone declaring open revolt or seccession in the first 3 pages of the IC is gonna get dunked on by the Empire.

As for me, I guess I'm gonna start strengthening corporate hold. When corporate guidelines stand higher than Imperial Law, things will surely be fun.
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Postby Rodez » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:03 am

Revlona wrote:
Union Princes wrote:The OP did say that the first 3 pages of IC will have to be setup


How do you mean?

We’re playing on such a massive geographic scale that some exposition initially is gonna be necessary, I think.
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Postby Union Princes » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:06 am

Yeah, the Imperium isn't under stress just yet. Its gonna be the calm before the store.
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Postby Revlona » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:06 am

Just means I get more time to explore before shit hits the fan
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Postby Reverend Norv » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:08 am

Caltharus wrote:
Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


Hah i suppose having good teachers is a given when you come from a rich noble house. Anyways having a Deynai tutor my character sounds good, one could've been hired after he became the sole heir.


Works for me!

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Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


I'd certainly be open to that link. The Cult of the Maker doesn't mind too much when it comes to religious exposure. Do the Deynai operate out to the fringes of the Imperium?


They are, in fact, especially active on the fringe, since that is where you find a disproportionate amount of conflict, poverty, and people who need help. So that makes a great deal of sense.

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Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


Do you think a Deynai would be working as an advisor to a governing body?


Certainly. Among other things, they are highly valued as diplomats and negotiators; their neutrality is total, their integrity unimpeachable, and they are very good at reading people because they can literally choose to hear your heart beat like a living polygraph. So they would be valuable in that advisory role, especially in managing any kind of negotiation. But the governing body would always know that a Deynai advisor is not, ultimately, loyal to them; a Deynai is answerable only to his or her conscience, and they will advise you accordingly - to do the right thing, not necessarily the thing that's in your best interests.

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Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


Quintara might have had one, although she was the fifth child so it's about even odds that they did or didn't invest in that. She was originally a linguist before she diversified into other fields, however, so it would make sense that she had a Deynai tutor for a time.


Yes, that makes sense: while it would be a big investment for a younger child, Deynai linguistics training would certainly have given Quintara a big head start in her academic pursuits.

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Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.

Sure, though likely only for a short time before the Zakharins dismissed them and got a new tutor or sent Vladimir to a new academy.

He had a high wear rate.


Fair enough - not everyone would have liked their Deynai tutors, naturally.
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Postby Segmentia » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:10 am

Reverend Norv wrote:A note for all the folks whose characters had the best tutors money could buy - it's pretty likely that one of those tutors was a Deynai, since Magisters often take work tutoring noble children in order to make useful connections and raise money for their other operations. They are especially effective in teaching languages, and are highly sought-after: providing a Deynai tutor for your child is a major prestige move. So a number of these nobles might have known Deynai when they were younger.


Quite possible, though the Duchy of Rosewood is the oldest Great House in the Imperium, so it probably has some very exceptional universities and academies the House could call upon, though it never hurts to bring in outside experts as well.
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Postby Union Princes » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:11 am

WIth that much influence in the Senate, it's gonna be pretty obvious that Irene's proposal would be laughed out of the Imperial government since one of her sections is anti-Deynai.
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Postby Remnants of Exilvania » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:19 am

Reverend Norv wrote:
Remnants of Exilvania wrote:Sure, though likely only for a short time before the Zakharins dismissed them and got a new tutor or sent Vladimir to a new academy.

He had a high wear rate.


Fair enough - not everyone would have liked their Deynai tutors, naturally.

Oh no, it's not about dislike.

Vladimir was simply an exceedingly poor student and his parents, in an effort to find someone or someplace that could give him a good education that he wouldn't fail at, frequently switched out tutors or sent him to new academies.

He might've even liked his Deynai tutor back when he had them. I haven't had the time yet to read your app Norv so I can't fully judge that yet wether he'd have liked or disliked them.
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Age: 27
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Planet of Origin: Nova-Terra
Race/Species: Nova-Terran
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Social Class: Daughter to a non noble but rich family
Titles: Captain, Explorer
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Talents/Skills: Hand to Hand combat, Shooting, Cooking
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Personality: Amelia is an extremely inquisitive person to the point of near insanity. She loves learning new things, she is extremely pushy in learning new things but tries not to be outright rude.
Biography: Born to the extremely wealthy Orion family, Amelia has never lacked in her needs or wants. Her family ran one of the Galaxies premier exploration firms so she grew up loving the unknown. Much of her early life was spent aboard exploration ships with her parents as the uncovered new worlds and systems to the galaxy. She has long wished the same dream of her parents and of every true explorer to live, she wishes to find the Old Human worlds, Alpha Centuri, Sirius, Mars, and the Crown Jewel of them all, Earth. Terra, the birthplace of humanity, Amelia would give anything to find it. Her personal Exploration ship the Lucky Lady peruses the stars in search of the Crown Jewel of humanity.
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Postby Bolslania » Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:36 am

Reverend Norv wrote:
Caltharus wrote:
Hah i suppose having good teachers is a given when you come from a rich noble house. Anyways having a Deynai tutor my character sounds good, one could've been hired after he became the sole heir.


Works for me!

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I'd certainly be open to that link. The Cult of the Maker doesn't mind too much when it comes to religious exposure. Do the Deynai operate out to the fringes of the Imperium?


They are, in fact, especially active on the fringe, since that is where you find a disproportionate amount of conflict, poverty, and people who need help. So that makes a great deal of sense.

Bolslania wrote:
Do you think a Deynai would be working as an advisor to a governing body?


Certainly. Among other things, they are highly valued as diplomats and negotiators; their neutrality is total, their integrity unimpeachable, and they are very good at reading people because they can literally choose to hear your heart beat like a living polygraph. So they would be valuable in that advisory role, especially in managing any kind of negotiation. But the governing body would always know that a Deynai advisor is not, ultimately, loyal to them; a Deynai is answerable only to his or her conscience, and they will advise you accordingly - to do the right thing, not necessarily the thing that's in your best interests.

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Quintara might have had one, although she was the fifth child so it's about even odds that they did or didn't invest in that. She was originally a linguist before she diversified into other fields, however, so it would make sense that she had a Deynai tutor for a time.


Yes, that makes sense: while it would be a big investment for a younger child, Deynai linguistics training would certainly have given Quintara a big head start in her academic pursuits.

Remnants of Exilvania wrote:Sure, though likely only for a short time before the Zakharins dismissed them and got a new tutor or sent Vladimir to a new academy.

He had a high wear rate.


Fair enough - not everyone would have liked their Deynai tutors, naturally.



Looks like some funds will be going to acquiring a Deynai advisor then.
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Postby Union Princes » Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:29 pm

Given the decentralized nature of the Imperial forces, does that mean we get to create our own weapons, equipment, and starships?
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Postby Imperialisium » Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:34 pm

Union Princes wrote:Given the decentralized nature of the Imperial forces, does that mean we get to create our own weapons, equipment, and starships?


They’re not that decentralized to not have a degree of standardized equipment and Arsenal.
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