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by Mobius 1
Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 40: Avatars Subject: Samurai With the advent of advanced cyberization technology and the increasing balkanization of settlements post war and post-Sundering, many factions have adopted a practice pioneered by the Imperial Service Board: highly trained, dangerous, and competent agents vested wi...
by Mobius 1
Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 39: New Edits Subject: The Old Familiar The mess of the Old Familiar was a standard affair, reassuring Ethier after passing through corridor after corridor decked with expensive paintings and clearly demarcated defense choke points. Comparatively, the grub hall resembled the sort of standard-i...
by Mobius 1
Wed Nov 16, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 38: The Best and the Worst of Us Subject: The Atlean Republic Isolated physically from the other Lagrange points – exactly opposite Luna, the third point held a massive collection of Life Ore that proved attractive during early settlement of the Fracture belt. Before the invention of proper sa...
by Mobius 1
Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:22 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 37: Tour of the City Subject: The One Small Step Bar The more Ethier worked with the Editor known as Raeneth, the more he disliked the man. He could never tell if it was the man’s own personality or the Author taking control personally, but between the tacky suits, the permanent cocky smirk, o...
by Mobius 1
Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:11 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 36: Echoes in the Machine Subject: Keeper Communiques Light filtered through his eyelids, the sudden intensity pulling him into the realm of the living. Blinking and rolling out of his bunk, Ethier looked across his cabin to see that the small screen built into the far wall had come alive, sho...
by Mobius 1
Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 35: Freshly Ground Hope Subject: The Libra Republic If there is a rough frontier along the colonial circuit, is that the form of the governed-in-name only Libra Republic. With neither a Keeper force or a strong Constellation presence to provide an impetus for business to funnel money into the ...
by Mobius 1
Tue Nov 08, 2016 2:36 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 34: New World Order Subject: Aftermath Pilots scurried across the hangar of the To All Things , performing triage on flesh and metal alike as the experienced mechanics of the Chandelier flagship when to work on the survivors of the Battle of the Chasm. “I always thought the name was a bit mout...
by Mobius 1
Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:01 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 33: The End of the Beginning Subject: Battle of the Chasm V The Godhands had been built – grown - on a mountain of bodies. Dozens of men had tried and failed to master the predictive system of an uncaged cortex, falling prey to the barrage of future possibilities and losing their insanity in t...
by Mobius 1
Fri Nov 04, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 32: Majesty of God Subject: Battle of the Chasm, IV When he had given chase to the fleeing Hornet, Ethier had not expect the true scale of the battle when he took a closer look at the chaos. Exchanges of particle fire lit the space above the lunar valley, giving the appearance of a fireworks s...
by Mobius 1
Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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A lot of the character posts come the battle were completely rewritten and repurposed - partly because they were paragraph-long snippets, and partly because the original board this was on was lost (similar to the OZ to O1 switch) and web archive didn't catch much if at anything of the old board. The...
by Mobius 1
Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 31: Titan Breaker Subject: Battle of the Chasm, III Comet-04 lowered his rifle, the barrel already sagging as it began to overheat. He reached for another replacement gun – it’d be faster to swap the entire gun that go through the time-consuming effort of exchanging barrels – only to come up s...
by Mobius 1
Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 30: Old Grudges Subject: The Battle of the Chasm, II “You do know what we’re transporting, right?” Solomon asked as he ducked another BAV, pulverizing it with custom piledriver hilt of his imploder lance. Twirling the grip of the slab of metal in his hands, he ran the Marrow frame through with...
by Mobius 1
Tue Oct 25, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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I've read up to File 04. Cool stuff, though as Siege says a lot of the terms are familiar. I only know enough gundam to figure life matter = minovsky particles And remembering a terrible joke from my child hood I can only assume McCracken's first name is Phil. Yeah, there's a lot of direct analogue...
by Mobius 1
Tue Oct 25, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 29: Great Man Theory Subject: Dramatis Personae Aegir DuPont: Masked leader of the original Backstop empire. The Horseman of Conquest is obsessed with cultural control through societal memes and engineering. May or may not be a mask wearing the man instead of the other way around. Questing to ...
by Mobius 1
Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:43 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 28: In the Thick of It Subject: The Battle of the Chasm The Apollo Kingdom he had expected, even planned for. Chandelier’s recruits he could handle. The addition of a third faction gunning for his head would make things… interesting. Lively. There’d never be a dull moment, to say the least. Wi...
by Mobius 1
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 27: The Means of War Subject: Tempest Frame Terminology With Tempest frame – and Godhand – production just now entering the fourth generation of models, most existing faction-used frames rely on a wide variety of customization to adapt to battlefield roles. Most pilots, for shorthand, group va...
by Mobius 1
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:25 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 26: Closing the Noose Subject: Solomon Vo The battereshd refugee ISV hung in high orbit above Luna, Tempest frames buzzing about in every direction as a forward assault party began to assembled in the ship’s massive belly hangar. In the center of the chaos strode a tall, regal figure, magboots...
by Mobius 1
Sat Oct 22, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 25: ARClight’s Last Stand Subject: Carnifex The air was so thick with Black Andras that he had no room to maneuver. It would be a killing field, but with these numbers even the Marrow soldiers were testing his ability to handle multiple pilots. The demi-Godhands didn’t help either. There’d be ...
by Mobius 1
Sat Oct 22, 2016 7:35 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 24: Midnight on the Firing Line Subject: The First Convergence History cares little of the wars fought in the shadows, of entire campaigns conducted without the knowledge of the public, never to be recorded for posterity, never to be known to the descendants of the survivors. Hundreds of battl...
by Mobius 1
Sat Oct 22, 2016 7:18 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 23: Rules of Nature Subject: Teague v Karras, Instance One “I figured we deserved a little privacy.” Teague glared up at Karras out of the open hatch of the cockpit sphere, blood sheeting over half of his face, a dozen shrapnel slashes perforating his flight suit. Karras stared back, down the ...
by Mobius 1
Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 22: Tempest Black Subject: Sunder Mode A bright red star shot from the open mouth of the Chasm’s Spine like a tracer from a gun, wide red LO particle wings unfurling at the comet zipped into the night. “High energy signature detected!” a pilot could be heard to scream, as the crimson rocket pe...
by Mobius 1
Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:28 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 20: Pilot Safety Disregarded Subject: Tainted Cortex Sprinting into the main control room of the Chasm base, Karras fired his pistol into the air before addressing the room at large. “Looky here, folks! I’m not in the business of killing those who are hindering me, but you guys think of lockin...
by Mobius 1
Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:34 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 20: Ghost in the Machine Subject: Cybernetics The rigors of life in space wore immensely on the human body, with bone degradation unavoidable and bulky exoskeletons required for any sort of EVA or frame activity. Humanity turned towards the advancements in cybernetic implants in the early twen...
by Mobius 1
Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:09 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 19: The Sky is Falling Subject: The Washington Colony Drop The Gungnir network, constructed to curtail terrestrial impacts caused by the decaying orbits of Fracture belt asteroids, was one of mankind’s greatest constructions. Blanketing the entire planet with a multitude of circular railgun ar...
by Mobius 1
Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:29 am
Forum: Worldbuilding General Topics
Topic: SUNDER [Transfer Project]
Replies: 48
Views: 8554

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File 18: The Ark Subject: The Sydney Airlift With millions of refugees pouring towards the Australian Mass Drive, one of the most famed holding actions in the weeks following the emergence of the Horde was fought north of the city of Sydney. Noted Imperial Knight Solomon Vo, given the base commande...