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Repost: Toponymy

Some of the best mappers I know will quail in terror when the time comes to add names to their maps.

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WIP – UNSEO Rax

First Contact between humans and the Rax occurred at a planet orbiting one of the stars of 40 Eridani. This planet would later become a mixed Rax/human colony world. The Rax were the first sapient alien species contacted who were … Continue reading

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Races of the UNSEO – Olyuylolly

The Olyuylolly are one of the more technologically-advanced races contacted by the UNSEO. Much of their technology is significantly more advanced than that of Earth. Physical Attributes and Appearance Olyuylolly are herbivorous grazers just slightly larger than humans, though not … Continue reading

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Races of the UNSEO – The Vugoa

A study of the psychology and social structures of the canid Vugoa. Continue reading

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Foes of the UNSEO: The Hanrul

I’ve been working on a post using the Mercury6 symplectic integrator to analyze the stability of the Yaccatrice System. It’s been a long learning experience, and I think I screwed up entering the initial Orbital State Vectors. Sky Moon fell into Cintilla in … Continue reading

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The Ragged Edge

This is kind of a development document trying to get some of my ideas about human interstellar settlement into order. It’s both kind of in-character and out-of-character as I haven’t quite worked out the specifics of the fictional technology and … Continue reading

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Toponymy

Some of the best mappers I know will quail in terror when the time comes to add names to their maps. Sometimes it’s just the problem of clearly labeling the various features of their newly created landscape without making it … Continue reading

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Astrographer’s Notebook – The Fruzanni

This is essentially a set of notes I’ve collected over the past several years on a species in my Malthusian Empire setting. The earliest notes on this race which I will admit to making go all the way back to … Continue reading

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Astrographer’s Notebook – An Introduction to Human Culture

Another look at the slightly edited contents of some of my notebooks. This is from one titled, “Malthusian Empire Setting,” which is just named for a polity that existed a little farther along the timeline from my Solar Union setting. Given … Continue reading

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The Salvage Army

This is kind of a quicky idea I got while reading Waste and Want by Susan Strasser(Amazon link) with my wife. The book is essentially a history of trash, but what I’d like to talk about here is a short … Continue reading

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