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Offline Darius

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Gripping read and another super illustration!

At one point i was somewhat reminded of the Multivac hypercomputer in Asimov's "The Last Question". Click click, whrrrr.

 

Offline Luis Dias

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Sad tale about the inevitable... :(

Great read! And great artwork too ;)

 

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-snip-

Heh, never put all your eggs in one basket, GTVA.  First the Colossus, then this.  Should have left a hedge fund for a few collies in there as well.  Or something.  But, hindsight=20/20.

Amazing work, OneOneThree   :yes:  :eek2:

 
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Reading that, I thought all the shivan data would cause it to go full on "demon seed".......

I actually had plans to include a paragraph about the risk of a runaway singularity event this place posed, and all the measures taken to prevent it.  But I couldn't find a way to segue into it without restructuring everything.

Anyway, I think this is the first writing I've ever made public so it's a relief to hear it isn't ****, although tech descriptions must be the easiest thing to write since they're a solid block of exposition.  And if there is anything not so good about it, fire away.  Maybe my notion of how the era would play out is terribly conceived.

 

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Since I noticed nobody had named the research lab for the Hard Light Fleet in Star Trek Online yet, I've named it Stygian Respite.
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Just a sketch, but it might turn into something nice soon.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2019, 07:58:19 am by OneOneThree »

 
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i'm pretty sure this is what you'd find scrawled on the wall of laporte's padded cell

(i do think that saturn looks a bit fat though but the rest of it is excellent)
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Offline CKid

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A gassy Titan? Guess it had too many Karunas for lunch. lol.
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honestly i wish BP could have glowing heatsinks and venting coolant, it'd look great and give you a connection to some of the tactical mechanisms that are normally behind the scenes
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Could FSO could pull off venting coolant convincingly?

 

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Not without a more in depth material and particle editor. (UE4 level stuff basically)
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We have a new way to define particle spews, so the chances are good that such things can be pulled off. We'd basically have to create a system for event-driven particle spews (like, weapon fires, 3 seconds later, particles pop up)
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Offline Trivial Psychic

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That reminds of a very old oft-requested feature that I haven't heard asked for much in some time though... volumetric nebulae, or basically, a nebula you can enter and leave within the confines of the same mission area.
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I love how it looks like a satiated monster.

 

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Nice!, thats pretty interesting , is it some soft of one wheeled bike?
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« Last Edit: June 23, 2019, 08:19:26 pm by OneOneThree »

 

Offline Makhpella

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I always thought the new Titan looked like a shark. And now you've captured it feasting on the flesh of its quite hopelessly outmatched prey.

Bloody brilliant.

The remix too.
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Amazigood.

 
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I can't find any words. This is both absolutely amazing drawing and remixing.  :yes: :yes: :yes:
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It's just Race to Destruction with a beam sound thrown in there, I don't know if that's a proper remix.  Still, glad you like it!  I decided to render entirely in Photoshop this time and I think it paid off.