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Old 01-11-2018, 07:46 AM   #45
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Default Re: New Sci Fi Setting Seeds

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Originally Posted by cptbutton View Post
Sounds like the inverse of an Analog story I remember. Some agent is sabotaging utopian colonies by co-locating incompatible ones on the same planet. Because utopias are stagnant and discourage growth, innovation, etc. The specific case in the story was a planet with a colony of uptight repressive religious people (wear only black, extremely limited sex, fun is forbidden) and also a colony of back to nature free love nudists.
Sly possibility. Some "Utopias" might be judged trivial, and thus left in peace. Others might be seen as a potential thteat to themselves or others. The PCs might find themselves in all kinds of problems.
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