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Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 25 '15, 10:08pm
Replies: 56
Views: 485
Posted By Acatalepsy
Well, biases on the table here: I don't like...

Well, biases on the table here: I don't like emergent AIs, and don't think they really belong in EP. Until Transhuman came out I assumed they weren't a thing, and in my games, they still aren't. Even...
Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 25 '15, 6:20pm
Replies: 56
Views: 485
Posted By Acatalepsy
The advantage Seed AIs have is that they're not...

The advantage Seed AIs have is that they're not emulations of transhuman egos. Infomorphs, whether human, uplift, or AGI, are still emulations of a biological process, built less by understanding...
Forum: Creative Corner Apr 25 '15, 7:17am
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Acatalepsy
Honorable/Traditional. Bureaucratic/Organized....

Honorable/Traditional. Bureaucratic/Organized. Industrious/Hard working. Nationalistic/Patriotic/Xenophobic. Are we limited to fantasy? Science fiction adds quite a few more.

...but this seems...
Forum: Creative Corner Apr 25 '15, 6:59am
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Acatalepsy
This is one of the places where you want to use...

This is one of the places where you want to use AnyDice (http://anydice.com/). This demonstrates advantage and disadvantage nicely (http://anydice.com/program/12e6).
Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 24 '15, 11:18pm
Replies: 56
Views: 485
Posted By Acatalepsy
John Paul is in favor of privacy laws that limit...

John Paul is in favor of privacy laws that limit the amount of information about a person that can be collated and made available to third parties, the net effect of which would be to destroy...
Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 24 '15, 11:01pm
Replies: 3
Views: 42
Posted By Acatalepsy
Ueno was...hyperbolic, at times. The irony was...

Ueno was...hyperbolic, at times. The irony was that his philosophical grounding wasn't very different from Ueno's; any debate they had would be more about subjective impressions and political...
Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 24 '15, 4:52pm
Replies: 4
Views: 12
Posted By Acatalepsy
His main area of research is in nanotechnology in...

His main area of research is in nanotechnology in general, but he's most experience with military nanotech systems; if he was more politically copacetic he'd be designing the Jovian counter-nano...
Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 24 '15, 3:56pm
Replies: 3
Views: 42
Posted By Acatalepsy
"I don't think that the Crusaders have much of a...

"I don't think that the Crusaders have much of a shot. Not against Black Dogs, though with any luck we'll sweep the Hammers early."

He walks with the Anderson along the chilly corridor. The odds...
Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 24 '15, 1:40am
Replies: 4
Views: 12
Posted By Acatalepsy
Link to character background here...

Link to character background here (https://docs.google.com/document/d/18niwxnrgylGEJcDT8mYTuZTUpkdSFL1nKPTvaCzuE0A/edit), for reference.

Link to first draft of character sheet here...
Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 23 '15, 5:06am
Replies: 56
Views: 485
Posted By Acatalepsy
Posted character sheet link in submission thread....

Posted character sheet link in submission thread.

I'll probably end up doing part of the SD questionnaire over the weekend but am ready to start whenever. I didn't include his rank because it was...
Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 22 '15, 3:34am
Replies: 56
Views: 485
Posted By Acatalepsy
Currently working on character. Didn't get as...

Currently working on character. Didn't get as much done as I wanted to; I can actually do the 'crunch' in under 30 minutes if I need to, but would prefer to know what sort of 'genre' we're in,...
Forum: Secrets Buried Deep Apr 22 '15, 3:32am
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Acatalepsy
Real Name: John Evans Paul Morph:...

Real Name: John Evans Paul
Morph: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/102205725/ProfessorPaul.png
Pictured: John Evens Paul. Location is an undisclosed facility on Liberty. Metadata has been...
Forum: Games & Ads Apr 21 '15, 6:42pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,209
Posted By Acatalepsy
Basically. I'm writing up character background...

Basically. I'm writing up character background now; I'm not a huge fan of SD's questionnaire so my background uses a slightly different question set. If there's a subset of questions that make sense...
Forum: Game Planning Apr 21 '15, 12:24am
Replies: 61
Views: 1,466
Posted By Acatalepsy
Just getting back into the weave after a...

Just getting back into the weave after a multi-year absence, and what is this? A Shadowrun game? With player-focused recruitment of the kind I suggested waaaaaaay back in 2012...
Forum: Games & Ads Apr 20 '15, 10:58pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,209
Posted By Acatalepsy
He's a spy on Europa, and is working for both...

He's a spy on Europa, and is working for both Jovian intelligence (more valuable as an informant, but occasionally tapped to do espionage support work and is on file if they really need him for...
Forum: Games & Ads Apr 20 '15, 5:10pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,209
Posted By Acatalepsy
The professor doesn't begrudge the dead thier...

The professor doesn't begrudge the dead thier illusions, though actively advocating for suicide is a bit much.
Forum: Games & Ads Apr 20 '15, 1:35pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,209
Posted By Acatalepsy
Logging in for the first time in...years,...

Logging in for the first time in...years, actually. Geez, where does the time go?

Thinking about reusing a Jovian character for this, a century-old USAF officer turned professor turned spy. More...
Forum: Games & Ads Jul 13 '12, 3:47pm
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By Acatalepsy
I plan sending out invites and starting character...

I plan sending out invites and starting character creation in two days.

If you're interested but short on time, PM me and we can work something out.
Forum: Games & Ads Jul 12 '12, 12:53am
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By Acatalepsy
The ad shows where and how to find me. ...

The ad shows where and how to find me.



This is a game about exploration. Will shooting someone at some point be necessary, or useful? Well, maybe; it depends on how you play it. Have no fear...
Forum: Game Planning Jul 11 '12, 2:25pm
Replies: 114
Views: 2,635
Posted By Acatalepsy
Eclipse Phase, son. Do you speak it? (Please...

Eclipse Phase, son. Do you speak it?

(Please pay no attention to the freaking magic that is the Psi powers. Look, everyone wants to be a frigging Jedi, okay? At least EP has the decency to make...
Forum: Games & Ads Jul 10 '12, 2:15am
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By Acatalepsy
I just realized that I made this game as...

I just realized that I made this game as advertised for the wrong game, hence the confusion. This is advertised for the wrong game. The game forum is actually here...
Forum: Games & Ads Jul 9 '12, 4:09pm
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By Acatalepsy
To answer your first question: there is no...

To answer your first question: there is no ongoing plot. This is a fresh game, starting from scratch. Characters may or may not be Firewall (though Firewall will be involved).

Beyond that, if you...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 9 '12, 3:06pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,113
Posted By Acatalepsy
Yeah, I'm not sure that 'stock character' is even...

Yeah, I'm not sure that 'stock character' is even the right term here; it seems to be implying that there's some character store and the player is just going into the back to get another copy. Which...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 9 '12, 1:11pm
Replies: 43
Views: 1,987
Posted By Acatalepsy
I don't understand what that has to do with my...

I don't understand what that has to do with my point. In this case, I'm using effort as a proxy for time because it's approximately accurate. If one has more time, one can put more effort into it; if...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 9 '12, 5:31am
Replies: 43
Views: 1,987
Posted By Acatalepsy
When I'm saying that it's not optimal, I'm saying...

When I'm saying that it's not optimal, I'm saying that you ought to be able to get more useful information with the same or less effort. I don't have any particular reason to believe that the system...
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