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Old 07-23-2017, 04:10 AM   #1
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Location: Cambridge, UK
Default Skills that can be "comparative" in a multi-world setting

SF settings with lots of colonised worlds, and Infinite Worlds, with lots of parallel worlds, share the aspect of having lots of slightly variant societies. GURPS already has comparative versions of Philosophy and Theology.

Parallel worlds usually aren't aware of each other. They allow almost any social science to be comparative, if you can observe many worlds, such as Economics, History, Psychology or even Strategy.

Colonised worlds can influence each other, and don't normally have multiple instances of the same people. They make things like comparative Sociology possible.

What else can characters do along these lines?
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infinite worlds, sociology, space, strategy

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