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Old 10-28-2019, 12:25 PM   #11
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Reconstructing alien physiology in a servitor species so they can use advanced technology you struggle to is fraught with difficulties both technical and ethical.

The outside world claims that most of the old horror stories about the above process are founding myths of the isolationist country, and only about 30% true.
I think we might need to adapt to 5 sentences max, because these are mouthfuls.

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What is the mass, gravity, and black body temperature of the planet? 5 sentences (wow, that's a lot).
Black body temperature is a 283 K, which provides comfortable surface temperatures. It has a diameter of about 8671 miles (13954 km), a gravity of about 1.09g (about 10.6 m/s˛), and a mass of about 30% larger than Earth. Atmospheric pressure is 1.09 atm, but there is a distinct lack of oxygen. Regardless, the planet (some call it New Kowloon or New New Territories) remains a good candidate for terraforming and settlement, except for one problem. Periodically, the planet suffers a full occlusion from the sun, and surface temperatures plummet.

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What occludes the sun, and what can say about it? (3 sentences)
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Old 10-28-2019, 01:01 PM   #12
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Question 6[SET]
What are the main limitations of hyperspace travel? (1d6: roll 3 sentences)
Answer 6 [SET]- Bright Hyperspace
Whereas the depths of space are bone cold, hyperspace is white hot. Planck's Law, the Boltzmann Constant, photon momentum and other physical laws are dialled way up. This means that travel is limited by a ship's heat and radiation shielding and cryogenic systems, that close approach to luminous bodies is almost impossible, and that transmissions are swamped by background noise.

Question 14 [SET]
What benefits and other characteristics does a hot hyperspace have? (d6: 3 sentences)

Question 15 [STN]
What is the main kind of traffic that comes through New Hong Kong? (d6: 1 sentence)
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Old 10-29-2019, 11:05 AM   #13
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Bit of a bottleneck? Ok, let's focus on the station for a bit.

Question 16 [STN]
What are some of the dormant, unactivated precursor systems on the station?
(d6: 1 sentence)

Question 17 [STN]
What do the inhabitants call the precursors? What else do they know about them?
(d6: 5 sentences)

Question 18 [STN] [Name 5]
Describe 5 different organisations that have offices or other official presence on the station (corporations, unions, guilds, space navies, embassies, etc.)
(d6: 2 sentences per answer)

Question 19 [STN] [Name 5]
Describe 5 different underground groups who have a presence on the station (gangs, terrorist units, rebels, crime organisations, smuggling rings, etc.)
(d6: Sentences for each answer a)6 b)3 c)3 d)6 e)1 )

Question 20 [STN] [Name 5]
Describe 5 different starships that are currently docked.
(d6: Sentences for each answer a)2 b)5 c)6 d)3 e)2 )
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Old 10-29-2019, 02:48 PM   #14
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Question 13
What occludes the sun, and what can say about it? (3 sentences)
every 629 days (roughly) a massive solar shade turns on for about 76 days. Precursor systems in the area tend to be a bit "opinionated" about attempts to remove the shade. They both attack attempts to remove it and repair any damage done.

Question 21
Does the planet have a substantial population? (5 sentences)
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Old 10-29-2019, 02:54 PM   #15
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Question 15 [STN]
What is the main kind of traffic that comes through New Hong Kong? (d6: 1 sentence)
A15
There is a large amount of commercial freight, a fair amount of passenger vessels (many terminate at the station), and a small amount of military vessels (all terminate at the station).

Question 22 [SET]
Besides the precursors and the servitor species, what sophonts are know to exist in this world? (4 sentences)
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Old 10-29-2019, 08:23 PM   #16
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A22

Five cousin species, all descended from genetically engineered humans, live in subterranean cities deep beneath the northern polar continent. Each family consists of five women and five men, one from each species, and the children that result from the unions of the matched pairs between species, though every male is father and every female is mother. With the five cousin species depending on mining the mantle beneath the polar continent for energy and materials, they have little use for outsiders, though they are not opposed to visitors. Their subterranean gardens produce ten thousand varieties of fungi, ten percent of which produce recreational drugs, which the five cousin species build a tolerance to through constant exposure.

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Who built the subterranean cities and 'seeded' them with the fungi? (Roll 1d: 6 sentences).
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Old 10-30-2019, 08:11 AM   #17
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I meant the world as in the universe at large, as opposed to the planet the station orbits. Though your answer could fit for Question 21

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Bit of a bottleneck? Ok, let's focus on the station for a bit.

Question 16 [STN]
What are some of the dormant, unactivated precursor systems on the station?
(d6: 1 sentence)

Question 18 [STN] [Name 5]
Describe 5 different organisations that have offices or other official presence on the station (corporations, unions, guilds, space navies, embassies, etc.)
(d6: 2 sentences per answer)
Trying to square the Q16 against Answer 4:

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Despite its age, the station is in perfect condition due to its overseeing AI.

A16 & A18a
400 years ago, before the current inhabitants occupied the station, the overseeing AI shutdown, rendering all non-automatic systems dormant.

Hudson-Paragon Research is a joint venture between the Hudson Bay Company and Paragon Mechatronics Limited based primarily on New Hong Kong. They are attempting to engineer a control system for the nanofactory, but they only have a small fraction of its capabilities at their disposal.

Question 24 [STN]
Where can I go for a good time on New Hong Kong?
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Where can I go for a good time on New Hong Kong? (3 sentences)
The bio-printer chambers, the two largest chambers in this section house food related bio printers. The first is a food hall where the station's facilities can print any food that's on file, provided their station credit is good. The second chamber presumably appeals to species with a more visceral mentality, beings who enter it are provided with a random weapon (from a stone axe to an ultratech hunting device) and placed in a simulated environment with a dangerous, large, grumpy and delicious animal.

Question 25[stg]
Are there any other similar stations in the system? 1 sentence

Question 26[STN]
How difficult is it for a typical person to dwell in the station and use its native facilities? 2 sentences.
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Question 25[stg]
Are there any other similar stations in the system? 1 sentence
Yes, New Hong Kong is remarkable among the constellation of stations around the planet mostly because it is the entrepot for the area.

Question 27
How far away from New Hong Kong can one find pieces of the isolationist nation that claims the precursor tech? (3 sentences)
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Question 21
Does the planet have a substantial population? (5 sentences)
Answer 21 [SET]
New Kowloon is a highly populated world with 3 notable population groups- the Pascalons, the Fourthers and the Pentyches.

The Pentyches are the aforementioned five-part family posthumans, of whom there are around 18 million.

The Pascalons are the native servitor* race that were all but wiped out in the Heaven's Tribes Invasion more than 400 years ago, leaving mere remnants numbering around 30 thousand across the whole system.

But the bulk of the planet's 810 million inhabitants are citizens of the isolationist Forty Fourth Republic. Mainly human or near-baseline posthuman, they also have around 10% from alien races who are sympathetic to the nation's particular philosophy.

Question 28 [STN]
What Fourther military units are hosted on New Hong Kong? (d6: 1 sentence. I've honestly been rolling poorly with these.)

* The servitors and the native inhabitants are separate races.
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