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Old 11-23-2018, 02:17 PM   #42
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Default Re: Alternate Versions of Inifinite Worlds

Originally Posted by Flyndaran View Post
Or push for development of mega-planes making for even more divergence in culture and tech.
Hold on, I have an insanely unrealistic picture for this occasion:
Originally Posted by Culture20 View Post
Perhaps they are always there, but ozone naturally masks them somehow. The Antarctic portal would be the first observed, but others might have been found via concerted searching (and hopefully not extended CFL use)
The light that passes through them/they emit might be scattered in just the right way by ozone to make them, at best, weird blobs that are dismissed as atmospheric phenomena.
Originally Posted by Culture20 View Post
Or to take a page from Planescape, perhaps the portals require a particular key to activate; a substance, signal, sound, particular thought, etc.
Which means you can probably turn them off. Which means you have to think of people who might do that, how to stop them, and what happens if they do it while matter is passing through.
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