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vicky_molokh 12-08-2008 05:43 AM

[IW] Gernsback, Red Alert style . . .
 
Greetings, all!

Just an idea I had and wanted to share.

After reading RA3's description, with all the divergent tech and alternate timelines, I immediately thougt of Infinite Worlds. Now, Gernsback is the default weird-tech world from IW. However, I wonder if anybody tried making/using worlds with even more weird-tech. Something on RA's level of weirdness, with lots of 'big' tech breakthroughs, but few if any society-changing ones like microcomputers. Sort of like TL6- or TL7-inspired science fiction. I think something like that could be used for a sense of weirdness in IW, especially if such a world has parachronics of their own (messing up between Infinity and Centrum).

Opinions? Follow-ups? Comments?

Thanks in advance!

Huyderman 12-08-2008 05:56 AM

Re: [IW] Gernsback, Red Alert style . . .
 
Hehe, can just imagine the frustrations of Homeline scientist, considering how they tear their hair over weird tech that shouldn't but does work on certain timelines, if a timeline with weird tech that can be taken out-time was discovered. :p

Pomphis 12-08-2008 07:13 AM

Re: [IW] Gernsback, Red Alert style . . .
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Molokh
After reading RA3's description,

I am curious. Who ? What ? Where ? Please tell.

vicky_molokh 12-08-2008 07:26 AM

Re: [IW] Gernsback, Red Alert style . . .
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Pomphis
I am curious. Who ? What ? Where ? Please tell.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Alert_3

It's pretty silly if you look at the unit descriptions. Combat bears, cryogenic helicopters, tesla weaponry, submarine-fighterplane transformers . . .

Huyderman 12-08-2008 07:33 AM

Re: [IW] Gernsback, Red Alert style . . .
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Molokh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Alert_3

It's pretty silly if you look at the unit descriptions. Combat bears, cryogenic helicopters, tesla weaponry, submarine-fighterplane transformers . . .

Isn't it brilliant? They've so unashamedly pushed the silliness to the next level. *grin*


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