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Re: A roleplay?

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2017-06-26 01:34pm

I was considering a mix of the two, the Nids already incorporate DNA and useful elements from species they destroy, so having them assimilate Wraith technology and weaponry could work.
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: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-06-26 01:51pm

A mix would be certainly fun to face off against!
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2017-06-26 02:24pm

So we can bring in more than one character/ship each?

Because I'd very much like to do the Serenity crew from "Firefly", but I'd like to bring in someone from Star Trek too, and I had a couple OC ideas I floated earlier as well. I even have some others I haven't brought up yet- I don't think I'd want to do all of them, but I haven't quite settled on which ones yet.

The Trek force would be my main entry to the fleet battle, most likely, because my other ideas are more small-scale/ground level than something really suited to fleet actions (the ending of Serenity notwithstanding).

Though much as I said before, I'm planning to participate more in the form of loosely-connected stand-alone shorts than the longer stories I usually write, for practicality's sake.
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-06-26 02:50pm

Something with that Firefly-like feel to it, with the crew of some small freighter or transport, would be an interesting twist, to see how events might affect people who really don't care about the outcome one way or another, they just want to get through the day, make a couple bucks, and not get killed.

And a Trek & some original characters would be a lot of fun. I know I'll be posting (probably) some fairly long-winded stuff, so seeing some shorter snapshots from multiple perspectives would be cool too.

Starter threat is here - http://bbs.stardestroyer.net/viewtopic. ... 9&t=166556 - feel free to fire away!
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2017-06-26 03:41pm

Well, my introductory post is up. For the OC universe anyways, when the time comes for the mega brawl I'll introduce Fleet Master Dimitri Kursk of the battleship Hellfire, ready to lead the charge against the force of Chaos.
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: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-06-26 05:11pm

OUTSTANDING!
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2017-06-26 06:13pm

Glad you like it :D
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."

Corrax Entry 7:17: So you walk eternally through the shadow realms, standing against evil where all others falter. May your thirst for retribution never quench, may the blood on your sword never dry, and may we never need you again.

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Re: A roleplay?

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2017-06-27 02:01am

stardust wrote:Something with that Firefly-like feel to it, with the crew of some small freighter or transport, would be an interesting twist, to see how events might affect people who really don't care about the outcome one way or another, they just want to get through the day, make a couple bucks, and not get killed.

And a Trek & some original characters would be a lot of fun. I know I'll be posting (probably) some fairly long-winded stuff, so seeing some shorter snapshots from multiple perspectives would be cool too.

Starter threat is here - http://bbs.stardestroyer.net/viewtopic. ... 9&t=166556 - feel free to fire away!
Okay, I'll keep that all in mind.

If I pick two ideas to run with, it'll be something with Romulans, I think, and my OC customs agent character.
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-06-27 08:05am

Cool stuff, looking forward to seeing what you come up with!
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2017-06-27 04:32pm

Question, what size/power are the pirate forces? I know you said assault carrier but how big/powerful is that? Is this something my ship can reasonably challenge alone or will I need backup and/or clever tactics?

Finally, where exactly are the jump-gates in respect to Central? In orbit? At Lagrange points? Elsewhere in the system? Is it 1 gate per other universe? Can I choose to have my ship emerge from a more distant gate to avoid running straight into a firefight?
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."

Corrax Entry 7:17: So you walk eternally through the shadow realms, standing against evil where all others falter. May your thirst for retribution never quench, may the blood on your sword never dry, and may we never need you again.

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Re: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-06-27 05:47pm

You'll need firepower and clever tactics to take them on. The Acheron may be of a dated design, and you could surely take it on one-on-one, but with all the escorts it has, you'll get pulverized trying. Gotta thin the herd first, as it were. Individually, though, the pirate ships are even weaker than the Acheron. And yes, you can emerge wherever you like. Hope that helps!
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2017-06-27 06:11pm

That does help yes. How big a ship is the Acheron? Do I have free reign to engage directly or do I have to cooperate with other players?

EDIT: Also, how many escorts and what size/power are they?
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: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-06-28 08:37am

The Acheron's an old assault carrier that was decommissioned and sold following the last big round of interstellar wars, so fairly big. Not as big as your Eternal Freedom, I'd say. I'd like to hold off on engaging it directly, at least at first, until we've reduced the number of escorts it has, and the number of raiders in near-orbital space. The pirates may have kicked over a hornet's nest, but they do have some teeth. And bear in mind, the planetary population is essentially at their mercy. If they decide to start tossing nukes or kinetic impactors, lots of people will get dead. But because participants individually outgun the pirate forces, we can afford to wear down their numbers.
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2017-06-28 12:12pm

That's fair. So, 2 km or so for the Acheron?

How big are the cruisers/destroyers and how many are there? What weapons do they use?
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: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-06-28 01:06pm

I'd go with one to one and a half kilometers for the Acheron, and it's the largest and most powerful individual ship in the pirate force. The rest are cruisers, destroyers, frigates, and raiders, armed with older-style nuclear-tipped torpedoes, railguns, and the previous generation of energy weapons, such as lasers and plasma weapons.
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2017-06-28 01:08pm

Ok that works. Can I say 1.5km for Acheron, 1 km for, say, 4 cruisers, 600 metres for a dozen destroyers and 300 metres for 20 frigates and three doze 150 metre raiders?
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: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-06-28 01:21pm

I have no problems with that :)
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2017-06-28 01:23pm

Excellent, I'll work up my ship's entry into the system and initial threat analysis this evening.
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: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-06-28 01:30pm

Awesome, look forward to seeing it!
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2017-07-15 04:01pm

Sorry for my absence. Been busy, plus computer troubles. I'll try to get something up soon.
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-07-16 11:16am

Coolio
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by Eternal_Freedom » 2017-07-17 06:35pm

Welp, my next post is up, sorry for the delay. Now the fun starts.
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: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-07-17 08:13pm

I saw, let the games begin! :kill:
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Re: A roleplay?

Post by stardust » 2017-07-18 01:36pm

Apologies for double-post, I'm gonna let Romulan Republic put something up, so I don't carry it too far forward too fast. Give any new arrivals a chance to get synched up before the shooting starts!
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