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Old 01-07-2018, 08:53 PM   #41
David Johnston2
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Default Re: New Sci Fi Setting Seeds

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Originally Posted by AlexanderHowl View Post
An inhabited system is discovered, but its residents appear to be a STL civilization, so it is considered to be a relatively primitive society. Unknown to the rest of the galaxy, the members of the STL civilization are aware of the FTL civilizations, but they are uninteresting in expanding beyond their system because they have everything they need within their system. Visitors are ignored unless they attempt to contact the STL civilization, when they mysteriously disappear.
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Yeah, not buying it. The fact that military vessels from FTL civilizations are destroyed when go in there would be enough to establish that they are not primitive. There doesn't seem to be any gaming potential in this idea.
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