2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2014-11-03 04:43pm

Looks like the "Olympus has Fallen" bit has kicked off, excellent.

Incidentally, it was Hephaestus that suffered the terrorist attack, not Paradise City.
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Simon_Jester » 2014-11-03 05:38pm

I hope we get some actual description of what's going on, though; whose bailiwick would that be?

The same thing Fin and Siege said to Force Lord applies here; if I don't know what's happening in reasonably specific terms, I can't write my own people reacting to it.
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2014-11-03 05:46pm

Indeed.

Also, a little fluff piece about Orion's efforts to fight smuggling and the drug trade on the high seas.
Baltar: "I don't want to miss a moment of the last Battlestar's destruction!"
Centurion: "Sir, I really think you should look at the other Battlestar."
Baltar: "What are you babbling about other...it's impossible!"
Centurion: "No. It is a Battlestar."

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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Simon_Jester » 2014-11-03 05:50pm

Er... are you involved in writing the attack? I was kind of hoping you were, or knew who was seiing as how it's your country.
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2014-11-03 06:02pm

I was planning on being involved, but I expected there to be some more discussion in this thread before we actually kicked it off.
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Centurion: "Sir, I really think you should look at the other Battlestar."
Baltar: "What are you babbling about other...it's impossible!"
Centurion: "No. It is a Battlestar."

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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Siege » 2014-11-03 06:31pm

Shinn is running the show as far as I'm concerned, madd0ct0r and I just posted what we had prepared. Which was technically supposed to be posted after things kicked off, but that was also supposed to happen last weekend, and I have other things to get done too. I don't feel like stalling the conference any longer.
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Simon_Jester » 2014-11-03 06:43pm

Hm. If Shinn isn't ready, maybe we could have the conference just resolve itself and get out of town before the terrorists get their shit together and launch the attack. That would be funny. :D

[This would sort of invalidate the last bit of your post with maddoc, but I doubt either of you would be too distressed by that]

So... forward the conference!

EDIT: Hm, should we start a second commentary thread?
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2014-11-03 07:02pm

Have we actually decided what the result is? Umeria's proposal is on the table, with Orion's support, will everyone agree to it? If so, we can write up a voting post and end the conference, and we can proceed with more madness.
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Centurion: "Sir, I really think you should look at the other Battlestar."
Baltar: "What are you babbling about other...it's impossible!"
Centurion: "No. It is a Battlestar."

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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Simon_Jester » 2014-11-03 08:01pm

That might actually be best done in OOC in the interests of speed- if anyone has a foreseeable objection that might be addressed in good faith, we could deliberately adjust for it now.

The in-character debate we had where people were back-and-forthing at a rate of like several posts a day was FREAKING AWESOME, but I'm not sure that'll come together again for us the way it did.
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2014-11-04 11:58am

Yeah.

Also, a note to Shinn and anyone else orchestrating the "Olympus has Fallen" part; can we please have it be someone else's security/intelligence service that screwed up in not identifying whoever is responsible, I've already had one terrorist attack due to faulty intel, I'd rather not get blamed for another one.
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Baltar: "What are you babbling about other...it's impossible!"
Centurion: "No. It is a Battlestar."

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Post by madd0ct0r » 2014-11-04 12:28pm

faulty intel? word on the muddy street is the mad king ordered a false flag op to crack down on dissidents later. :P
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2014-11-04 12:33pm

madd0ct0r wrote:faulty intel? word on the muddy street is the mad king ordered a false flag op to crack down on dissidents later. :P
Well clearly that ain't mud but bullshit, aint it? :D
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Centurion: "Sir, I really think you should look at the other Battlestar."
Baltar: "What are you babbling about other...it's impossible!"
Centurion: "No. It is a Battlestar."

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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Siege » 2014-11-05 06:10pm

In an indiscreet moment of boundless optimism I decided to see if I could nanowrimo my way through a story set in San Dorado. It's exceedingly unlikely I'll make it to 50,000 words but hey, it's been a few years since last I tried. So here goes Hadeskeep!
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by TimothyC » 2014-11-07 05:21pm

I have an event (tentatively) dated for early July (at the request of another player) that involves invitations to an undisclosed event at an undisclosed location on just a few hours notice. Who's up for their people boarding an airplane and not knowing where they are going?
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2014-11-07 05:35pm

I'd be up for that.
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Centurion: "Sir, I really think you should look at the other Battlestar."
Baltar: "What are you babbling about other...it's impossible!"
Centurion: "No. It is a Battlestar."

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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by madd0ct0r » 2014-11-07 05:44pm

I'd be up for it if it if it would make sense for champs to be there.
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Simon_Jester » 2014-11-07 06:23pm

Are we being told anything about this? :D
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Post by Fingolfin_Noldor » 2014-11-07 10:21pm

What sort of event is this anyway?
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by TimothyC » 2014-11-08 12:47am

Well, the organizations getting invited (both nations and news media) are being given an invite, and told that if they want to come they have to be at the international terminal at Honolulu International to be taken to a demonstration. They are also being told to bring at least one change of clothes.

What exactly is being demonstrated is still underwraps.

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Post by Siege » 2014-11-08 04:24am

One imagines Pyxis News would be there, yeah.
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Beowulf » 2014-11-08 05:41am

You can expect both a government and media rep from Tianguo to be there.
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Simon_Jester » 2014-11-08 09:18am

The Umerians will send a deputy coordinator from the Ministry of Culture's Pacific Cultural Extension Office, with a secretary from the Department of Public Information to help her put together any reports that might later be turned into media footage.

The secretary is probably going to be swearing and muttering while hauling around a very large case full of camera equipment, since he has no idea what or where he's going to be photographing. Also because Umerian news service equipment tends to be both bulky and somewhat archaic.
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Fingolfin_Noldor » 2014-11-08 04:15pm

TimothyC wrote:Well, the organizations getting invited (both nations and news media) are being given an invite, and told that if they want to come they have to be at the international terminal at Honolulu International to be taken to a demonstration. They are also being told to bring at least one change of clothes.

What exactly is being demonstrated is still underwraps.

Don't worry, I wouldn't kill off a bunch of foreign dignitaries and members of the media on purpose.
Hmm.. i suppose if you don't mind commies turning up...
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Post by Simon_Jester » 2014-11-08 08:55pm

I'm sure they will have nothing but good things to say about goddamn commies. :D
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Re: 2014 STGOD OOC Commentary Thread 1

Post by Fingolfin_Noldor » 2014-11-08 10:05pm

So I realised something... there aren't much by way of joint Science projects. The UOCSR has lots of land, and most of it, barring an ICBM or IRBM, is out of range of Kagaria. Anyone interested in a Supercollider or a Super Linear Collider?
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