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DhAkael wrote:
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Cool squad...I was sort of thinking about winged mounts, but basing it on an existi ng design, and part of the established Shemarrian 'ecology' is even better....hey, maybe I'll take a shot at an illo....

Oh dear gods...
Reading that squad description I imediately had Wagner's 'Flight of the Valkyrie' go through my head. :lol:


I added the song to my page, now everyone else will have the song running through their heads as well.

If you are considering art, in my mind I picture them moving through light forest or possibly flying. They only fly half as fast as they move on the ground, so they would be found more often on the ground (this keeps the original feel).

I was considering adding a tactics section - most of my thoughts should be self explanitory from their equipment. With the damage potential of this squad being so high, I thought it might not get used. I might put a unit section on my website with a variety of pre-made units..I have a few that I have created (mercs, CS, etc). I don't plan on making another Shemarrian formation, I doubt I can optimize it anymore with minor changes while still keeping the same feel. If I were to try, it would revolve around the dogbots...who also have autododge.

Remember that the robots are capiable of independant thought and will try to better themselves against their (mostly magic using) enemies. They do not exist in isolation, they may look down on other peoples & technologies (quite literally being 8' tall), but there is a lot of potential for interelations with the other books...

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Unread postPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 4:28 am
  

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Still hoping to see more fan created material! :D

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Aramanthus wrote:
Still hoping to see more fan created material! :D


Hoping to write it, but there are many demands on time and creativity...

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Unread postPosted: Thu May 28, 2009 7:18 pm
  

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taalismn wrote:
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Still hoping to see more fan created material! :D


Hoping to write it, but there are many demands on time and creativity...

Ditto...
Though I am doing something related to our synthetic battle-babes, it's not about them. :D

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Unread postPosted: Fri May 29, 2009 2:23 am
  

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Sounds pretty cool! Are you going to be throwing these new creation at your game you are posting over in the Dimensional area of the forum DhAkael?

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Unread postPosted: Fri May 29, 2009 2:34 am
  

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Aramanthus wrote:
Sounds pretty cool! Are you going to be throwing these new creation at your game you are posting over in the Dimensional area of the forum DhAkael?

To tell the truth, the "true" followers of Shaemarria the Lightbringer, have been integral to my campign for nearly two decades.
You see, there are two races that share the same religeon.
One was created by a mad-man and his insane Artificial buddy.
The others, flesh & blood, with certain members of their sisterhood sacrifing their mortal shells for bodies of hyper-carbon, alloy and sythflesh.

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Unread postPosted: Fri May 29, 2009 2:44 am
  

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Now that is an interesting thought. Are you going to post material on the second group?

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shiiv-a wrote:
don't have the book.

can't order new books in from the 'comic shop' ... they won't bring any in.

that all aside,
one has to ask themselves, what if ...

a cyber-spectre came across a lone sher .. would they talk?

would they try to kill each other?

*ponders to much for being asleep on the feet*

think i'll just wander back to this one later



I just came back from holiday in Canada and picked up the Shermarrian Nation book in Toronto in a place called "Hairy Tarantula". I know they do mail order and you can find them on the internet...you could give them a try.

Also, great idea floating around here...i like the idea of truly independant Shermarrians...now the question is, would they still self-destruct when on zero MDC or would they stay in one peice in hope of healing later (and therefore their railguns dont blow up either)?


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At zero MDC...an AI's DEAD.....UNless they have some sort of backup brain chip, which I don't see ARCHIE-3 incorporating, and until the renegades have some sort of means of producing new blank bodies for their discorporated sisters to be re-uploaded into, I don't see them instituting such a modification either...
Admittedly, if A3 learned that the renegades were NOT self-destructing as they were supposed to, he'd be even more panicked about the possibility of his whole fascade being blown, and he might start taking measures that themselves could risk his exposure....

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Unread postPosted: Sat May 30, 2009 3:29 am
  

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Hmmm. More information that I didn't know. That could explain the Shemarrian railgun in that pic from Vampire kingoms. I still have to do more than skim that book.

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Ferret wrote:
I just came back from holiday in Canada and picked up the Shermarrian Nation book in Toronto in a place called "Hairy Tarantula". I know they do mail order and you can find them on the internet...you could give them a try.

Also, great idea floating around here...i like the idea of truly independant Shermarrians...now the question is, would they still self-destruct when on zero MDC or would they stay in one peice in hope of healing later (and therefore their railguns dont blow up either)?


Yes Lazlo would be a good place to go to get a book. Leon has a large inventory of everything...including cats. I believe there are currently five.

As for giving people more ideas on what they could post...anything involving religeon wll never be published by PB...What kind of Pheonix do they worship..Perhaps a giant robot pheonix? Is that why they decorate themselves with feathers? Will a 'fake' holy symbol repel vampires? Even if it did could it be used by AI Robots? How will the other real gods deal with a fake god? Can shifters link to Archie and become clerics of the fake god? How will the babes react to a real pheonix? You could have all sorts of fun with religeon.

Adding a horn to each warchiefs in the squad I created to continue along the cavalry theme...

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Unread postPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 12:55 am
  

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I just came back from holiday in Canada and picked up the Shermarrian Nation book in Toronto in a place called "Hairy Tarantula". I know they do mail order and you can find them on the internet...you could give them a try.

Also, great idea floating around here...i like the idea of truly independant Shermarrians...now the question is, would they still self-destruct when on zero MDC or would they stay in one peice in hope of healing later (and therefore their railguns dont blow up either)?


Yes Lazlo would be a good place to go to get a book. Leon has a large inventory of everything...including cats. I believe there are currently five.


Ah, so you too know the hidden treasure that is the Fuzzy Spider :D
Unfortunately they get their books whenever Diamond feels like making a delivery...which is to say 2-3 weeks after our nieghbours south of the redline. :badbad:
Regardless, they are one of only maybe 2 or 3 stores in all of core Toronto that carry PBooks in any quantity...or at all really.

-ahem-
As to religeon; hehehehe HAHAHAHA MUWAHAHAHATEEHEE.
Sorry, just getting my evil luagh outa the way. I "have an annnngle." :wink:

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Unread postPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 1:04 am
  

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DhAkael wrote:
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I just came back from holiday in Canada and picked up the Shermarrian Nation book in Toronto in a place called "Hairy Tarantula". I know they do mail order and you can find them on the internet...you could give them a try.

Also, great idea floating around here...i like the idea of truly independant Shermarrians...now the question is, would they still self-destruct when on zero MDC or would they stay in one peice in hope of healing later (and therefore their railguns dont blow up either)?


Yes Lazlo would be a good place to go to get a book. Leon has a large inventory of everything...including cats. I believe there are currently five.


Ah, so you too know the hidden treasure that is the Fuzzy Spider :D
Unfortunately they get their books whenever Diamond feels like making a delivery...which is to say 2-3 weeks after our nieghbours south of the redline. :badbad:
Regardless, they are one of only maybe 2 or 3 stores in all of core Toronto that carry PBooks in any quantity...or at all really.

-ahem-
As to religeon; hehehehe HAHAHAHA MUWAHAHAHATEEHEE.
Sorry, just getting my evil luagh outa the way. I "have an annnngle." :wink:


I love that store! I need to make a run there to get some books! I'm about an hour north of there. I need to renew my membership there too. And I saw them last week at the convention too! I should have asked. Comic Warehouse in Brampton has a few older books in stock, otherwise gotta order PB books and wait a week.

Hmm... Shemarrians having a fake god.. interesting...


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Unread postPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:01 pm
  

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The Fuzzy Spider?
Sounds more like an exotic drink....

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The religeon plan. Archie Pheonix is the god Archie posed as as far back as the original sourcebook one, after the cateclism, before all his humans got killed. All he has to do is have the Shemarrians worship Archie Pheonix..he already has a history, that a few scattered people will know about. Add a pheonix design to the hilts of the swords he gives the shemarrians, build a giant robot bird (to replace the giant Brain which was destroyed, and reborn as a pheonix) and voila...instant religeon.

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Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:45 am
  

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Sounds interesting. I'd like to see a mount like that. Being the fuzzy spider that Taalismn mentioned! :D

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Just had an evil thought...Dr. Articulus, having encountered ARCHIE-3's work in Lord Frommalaine, and confessing being fascinated by it...encounters the Shemarrians, and recognizes the touch of A3..."Hmmm, poppets that think they're real living people? Oh, this has possibilities...." :twisted:

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Yowtch! Now that could be embarassing for Archie. He actually might have to track that guy down and kill him.

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Of course, it's debatable if Articulus could do anything with a purely mechanical 'lifeform'...at least with Frommalaine, who was originally a rogue-scholar-turned slave-'borg(for argument's sake, I'd say ARCHIE-3 ripped him into a partial cyborg, with enough meat showing to make him REALLY miserable), Articulus had a cyborg with SOME PPE to work with...But still, considering he turned metal into LIVING metal...he might be able to do SOMETHING(maybe turn a Shemarrian flesh- and-blood enough to get ROYALLY ticked off at him...)... :D

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At zero MDC...an AI's DEAD.....UNless they have some sort of backup brain chip, which I don't see ARCHIE-3 incorporating, and until the renegades have some sort of means of producing new blank bodies for their discorporated sisters to be re-uploaded into, I don't see them instituting such a modification either...
Admittedly, if A3 learned that the renegades were NOT self-destructing as they were supposed to, he'd be even more panicked about the possibility of his whole fascade being blown, and he might start taking measures that themselves could risk his exposure....


Just a thought, but if these are truly thinking AI's, then like ARCHIE, they too may worry about death and do all they can to avoid it...so maybe adding in a battery backup for the AI unit, to give it time to be repaired may not seem all that far out...as well as removing the Self-Destruct system or programming. In theory, unless the head was destroyed, the AI should be salvagable.


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So where are these two characters from? Articulus and Frommalaine are whom I referring too. At this moment I don't remember where they are from.

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Aramanthus wrote:
So where are these two characters from? Articulus and Frommalaine are whom I referring too. At this moment I don't remember where they are from.



Rifts Sourcebook One...Frommalaine's a former rogue scholar who ran afoul of ARCHIE-3's old 'idea man'(prior to his hooking up with Hagan, who's much more imaginative)...A3 tortured the poor sod and made him over into a deformed bionic monster, and James T(the old idea-guy) pitches him through a Rift just for ####s and giggles, whereupon Formmalaine runs into a mage on the other side who supposedly can transform people...Frommalaine expected to be turned back into a normal human with all his parts...Instead, Doctor Articulus(he's identified in the first edition, but is referred to only as 'the Doctor' in the second edition) transforms him into an even more deformed(powerful, and virtually undying) techno-bioborg and sends him back to Rifts Earth, but not before Articulus insists on traveling to Rifts Earth himself, to see the wonders...

Frommalaine's a grouchy, pathetic, old monster who's the defacto strongman of a small town, angry at the world, and hot-tempered, but essentially fair-minded, as long as you don't tick him off(and he has a LONG list of things that tick him off)...Second edition gives the option of mellowing him a bit as the town prospers under his benign dictatorship...He actually gets along quite well with the Knights of the White Rose, and, ironically, the Shemarrians(unaware that they were created by the same one who tortured him in the first place).

Articulus...UNless he shows up in a future book, he's kind of a open-ended plot hook for making exotic techno-magery devices and monsters, as he's supposedly out somewhere on Rifts Earth exploring and brewing up trouble/miracles...

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Ferret wrote:
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At zero MDC...an AI's DEAD.....UNless they have some sort of backup brain chip, which I don't see ARCHIE-3 incorporating, and until the renegades have some sort of means of producing new blank bodies for their discorporated sisters to be re-uploaded into, I don't see them instituting such a modification either...
Admittedly, if A3 learned that the renegades were NOT self-destructing as they were supposed to, he'd be even more panicked about the possibility of his whole fascade being blown, and he might start taking measures that themselves could risk his exposure....


Just a thought, but if these are truly thinking AI's, then like ARCHIE, they too may worry about death and do all they can to avoid it...so maybe adding in a battery backup for the AI unit, to give it time to be repaired may not seem all that far out...as well as removing the Self-Destruct system or programming. In theory, unless the head was destroyed, the AI should be salvagable.


Ya! I like to think that the Ecotroz Entities that become Spinsters are the re-embodied cyberneticists and robotics experts of the original Ecotroz race....so they're right at work 'improving' themselves...whether they can get their hands on the resources to perform such advanced work is what limits them...another is the need to maintain their secrecy.....NO point in giving their enemies the means to figure out what makes them tick, so the backup would have to be very unobtrusive and easily overlooked, should the remains be given close scrutiny...
IN the Ecotroz scenario, the Ecotroz are using(some of) the NeShemar as test cases for various backup devices, such as cybernetic 'brainchips'....Other 'rogues' may have other means...like a central portable 'shrine' that they hook up to before heading out, downloading a copy of their persona to an updateable central file...

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Other 'rogues' may have other means...like a central portable 'shrine' that they hook up to before heading out, downloading a copy of their persona to an updateable central file...

That's sorta what I had in mind with the 'ritual of progen'.
Except that the memories sorta blend into a gestalt concsiouness.

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Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 3:10 am
  

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Sounds like a pair of cool NPC's. Thank you for giving me the update on them. I have yet to read that book. I read the original sourcebook and don't remember them in there. I guess I have to go and reread it sometime.

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Frankly I rather like Frommalaine...he'd probably hate me as a neighbor(he's s described as a mean drunk), but I'm glad KS gave him an update showing that it's possible for him to still be a good administrator and 'broken angel', given time, and maybe some stomping time on James T....

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Unread postPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 3:29 am
  

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We can only hope he can do this! :D

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"My Lady," the protector of Grayson told his Champion, "I do not wish him to leave this chamber alive."

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Yeah....but I do kinda wonder if ARCHIE-3 would recognize Frommalaine through his encounters with the Shemarrians...A3 is probably dismissive of his old plaything, since the guy has no solid information of A3....

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And the Turning of a Page"

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Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 3:03 am
  

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But how long can tht last? No matter how perfect they might be they are bound to be discovered eventually. It's inevitable. Although it could be years and years from the time of the book in the overall time line.

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"My Lady," the protector of Grayson told his Champion, "I do not wish him to leave this chamber alive."

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Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 2:47 am
  

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Ah. Don't worry about it. I'm sure you'll think of it soon enough.

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Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:08 pm
  

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Here's a dumb idea...
ARCHIE-3 starts having 'dream fits' similar to his Republican-induced amnesiac 'sleepwalking' where he churns out robot designs(from parts of Hagan's input still bouncing around inside his banks), then forgets he did so...
Apparently during one of these 'dream fits', he thought he was the master computer behind a Disney-style animatronics park...
NOw life-simulation nueral intelliigence simulacra of George Washington, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses Grant, Teddy Roosevelt, George Patton, Abraham Lincoln, and other historic figures wander the wilderness, occasionally popping into backwoods communities, lending a hand or two, then disappearing back into the wilderness(Lincoln offers to help split wood, or offers legal advice, Lee leads a local militia in defense of a hamlet, from atop his robot horse, Patton shoots stuff with his pearl-handled energy pistols, etc....). Meanwhile, A3 is getting the WEIRDEST occasional inputs that he can't make sense of....

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Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:16 pm
  

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The religeon plan. Archie Pheonix is the god Archie posed as as far back as the original sourcebook one, after the cateclism, before all his humans got killed. All he has to do is have the Shemarrians worship Archie Pheonix..he already has a history, that a few scattered people will know about. Add a pheonix design to the hilts of the swords he gives the shemarrians, build a giant robot bird (to replace the giant Brain which was destroyed, and reborn as a pheonix) and voila...instant religeon.



best part? get a few billion intellegent biengs from across the megaverse to start worshiping this persona and archie would gain Pantheonic powers...

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Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:49 pm
  

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glitterboy2098 wrote:
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The religeon plan. Archie Pheonix is the god Archie posed as as far back as the original sourcebook one, after the cateclism, before all his humans got killed. All he has to do is have the Shemarrians worship Archie Pheonix..he already has a history, that a few scattered people will know about. Add a pheonix design to the hilts of the swords he gives the shemarrians, build a giant robot bird (to replace the giant Brain which was destroyed, and reborn as a pheonix) and voila...instant religeon.



best part? get a few billion intellegent biengs from across the megaverse to start worshiping this persona and archie would gain Pantheonic powers...


I'm sure he already has a few worshippers on these forums....

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And the Turning of a Page"

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Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:46 am
  

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LOL!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: I think that those famous people that Archie 3 build sounds like a very cool concept.

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"My Lady," the protector of Grayson told his Champion, "I do not wish him to leave this chamber alive."

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Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:43 pm
  

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Quick Generalization of How Shemarrians could become/be independent of Archie-3(or ...Making the Fanboy's Dreams Come True)

1) Accident----ARCHIE-3 built too well, or not well enough; Mutation of computer code, chance encounter with some alien influence(nanotech, magic, etc.., self-repair error, all create androids cut off from A-3 and able to think on their own.

2) Deliberate Sabotage----Willful usurpation by an outside source; intelligence alien influence, deranged genius programmer, Republican plot. etc..SOMEBODY or SOMETHING has learned about the true nature of the Shemarrians(though maybe not necessarily ARCHIE-3) and set things so the Shemarrians are effectively independent

3) Life Imitates Art/Art Imitates LIfe----In an infinite Megaverse, all things are possible. These aren't ARCHIE-3's Shemarrians; they just look and act pretty much exactly like them, only they REALLY are a d-bees from another universe...

4) Any combination of the above...

If I've missed any general category, let me know...

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To be turned over with the Flick of a Finger,
And the Turning of a Page"

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Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 7:40 pm
  

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taalismn wrote:
Quick Generalization of How Shemarrians could become/be independent of Archie-3(or ...Making the Fanboy's Dreams Come True)

1) Accident----ARCHIE-3 built too well, or not well enough; Mutation of computer code, chance encounter with some alien influence(nanotech, magic, etc.., self-repair error, all create androids cut off from A-3 and able to think on their own.

2) Deliberate Sabotage----Willful usurpation by an outside source; intelligence alien influence, deranged genius programmer, Republican plot. etc..SOMEBODY or SOMETHING has learned about the true nature of the Shemarrians(though maybe not necessarily ARCHIE-3) and set things so the Shemarrians are effectively independent

3) Life Imitates Art/Art Imitates LIfe----In an infinite Megaverse, all things are possible. These aren't ARCHIE-3's Shemarrians; they just look and act pretty much exactly like them, only they REALLY are a d-bees from another universe...

4) Any combination of the above...

If I've missed any general category, let me know...


#3 on the Dimensionbook threads under 'Fan Races' :angel:

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Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 7:50 pm
  

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BookWyrm wrote:
By Saturday, this book will be mine at last!

"Mine at last! Mine at Last! MINE AT LAST!!! AND THE WORLD SHALL TREMBLE AT MY NAME!!!"
"Hagan, I fail to understand how your finding a pristine, still-in-the-wrapper plastic figurine from some archaic movie is going to help advance our plans...I could have made you a thousand of identical copies had you just asked me."

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And the Turning of a Page"

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Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 3:36 am
  

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I'm looking forward to hopefully seeing more of these soon!

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Unread postPosted: Sat Jun 13, 2009 9:18 pm
  

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Comment: Mondos non cogitarus, Consilium!
taalismn wrote:
BookWyrm wrote:
By Saturday, this book will be mine at last!

"Mine at last! Mine at Last! MINE AT LAST!!! AND THE WORLD SHALL TREMBLE AT MY NAME!!!"
"Hagan, I fail to understand how your finding a pristine, still-in-the-wrapper plastic figurine from some archaic movie is going to help advance our plans...I could have made you a thousand of identical copies had you just asked me."


Hagan: "But that would defeat the purpose. Leave me my passions, Archie my friend. Things work out much easier if you do." ;)

And yes, the Shemarrian book is in my hands.

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Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:41 am
  

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Any idea on some new hand weapons that the newest creations will carry?

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Most of my books are buried under other things. Where is the Gari-Goma stated out?

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Unread postPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:15 pm
  

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BookWyrm wrote:
Most of my books are buried under other things. Where is the Gari-Goma stated out?


Aliens UNlimited Galaxy Guide, under the 'Monsters' section...

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Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2009 4:46 am
  

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Looking around? Any new fan created material? I was hoping...........

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Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:11 am
  

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Comment: Mondos non cogitarus, Consilium!
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Most of my books are buried under other things. Where is the Gari-Goma stated out?


Aliens UNlimited Galaxy Guide, under the 'Monsters' section...


Thanks, taalismn. :)

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Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:44 pm
  

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So'right....what's a good library for if not to be able to find stuff in it?
OKay, so it's also good for insulation and whiling away hours effectively doing nothing.... :D

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To be turned over with the Flick of a Finger,
And the Turning of a Page"

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Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 2:20 am
  

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And according to one of the Alternate universes that same library can protect you against certain types of radiation. :D

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"My Lady," the protector of Grayson told his Champion, "I do not wish him to leave this chamber alive."

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Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:59 am
  

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In regards to new material...
Just re-creating a trio of NPC's from my first campaign arc, nothing fancy. :lol:
Only REAL problem... the PCs history makes refferences to subjects / situations / characters that are liscensced outside of the P-Books purview...meaning that due to the legal hoodoo outlined at the top of the page (No conversions or we eat your dog) forbids me from posting the most interesting parts.
How and why the sisters showed up on Rifts Terra (heck, it was my game so I used what I needed and wanted to get the story moving).
Oh well :frust: but if you just want raw stats, sure, I'm game to post 'em.

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Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 3:49 pm
  

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DhAkael wrote:
In regards to new material...
Just re-creating a trio of NPC's from my first campaign arc, nothing fancy. :lol:
Only REAL problem... the PCs history makes refferences to subjects / situations / characters that are liscensced outside of the P-Books purview...meaning that due to the legal hoodoo outlined at the top of the page (No conversions or we eat your dog) forbids me from posting the most interesting parts.
How and why the sisters showed up on Rifts Terra (heck, it was my game so I used what I needed and wanted to get the story moving).
Oh well :frust: but if you just want raw stats, sure, I'm game to post 'em.


Post 'em...PM me the rest...Will destroy the evidence afterwards... :bandit:

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And the Turning of a Page"

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