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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1350 on: 10 June 2020, 15:46:56 »
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1351 on: 10 June 2020, 17:02:59 »
I'm already struggling not to make this a Mary Sue, yall aren't helping :).
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1352 on: 10 June 2020, 17:08:58 »
Embrace it! Call them Garys and Marys. :D
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1353 on: 10 June 2020, 18:05:54 »
Warriors and Shield Maidens!

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1354 on: 10 June 2020, 22:54:31 »
Ok, I feel like I should know this.  What is someone that lives in the Federated Suns called?  As in casual conversation.
Citizen of the Federation is too long.

The label you're looking for is "Correct" and can have the modifiers "Morally", "Factually", or "Technically" depending on the three traditional Marches (Capellan, Crucis,  or Draconis).  Periphery Marchers, while the youngest of them all, are normally known as "Literally Correct" despite their high illiteracy rate.


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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1355 on: 10 June 2020, 23:31:03 »
Hey guys! Figured I might as well drop in here.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1356 on: 10 June 2020, 23:44:24 »
Hey Nerd, long time no see.

So, since we're talking about national identification,  of a sort, has anything ever been written about Monastic Orders in the Federated Suns? 

I would imagine that, after the Warrior Cabal business that any Order would be closely scrutinized,  but would the New Avalon Catholic  Church authorize military Orders, such as the Templars during the Middle Ages, with the understanding that they are to fill the gap of lesser settlement defense, especially in the wilder parts of the Outback.

I've been toying with the idea and the name "Knights of the Suns" but I'm unsure of the feasibility due to the Warrior Cabal and the resulting purges.

Thoughts?

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1357 on: 10 June 2020, 23:58:21 »
There was an all-too-short Unit Digest published by Battlecorps years ago on the Holy Order of Knight Defenders (aka the Knights Defensor).  They're an order formed by the Pope post-Jihad to defend the periphery from pirates, basically.  See here: https://www.sarna.net/wiki/Knights_Defensor
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1358 on: 11 June 2020, 00:02:09 »
These are even more funny in context.
(Paraphrasing the general idea here.)
How does a Capellan become a HERO? He applies for asylum in the Federation..
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1359 on: 15 June 2020, 09:25:36 »
Also just a curiousity:  did you take part in the Clan Kickstarter, or or you trying to stay away from the mini habit?

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1360 on: 17 June 2020, 00:21:42 »
Definitely suck them into it.  I got all my kids (all 5) a Chameleon, painted them to whichever house/faction.  And then we did 3025 training on the original maps for few weeks.  Was amazing fun, especially when I dropped a Clan star on them.  ;D
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1361 on: 17 June 2020, 23:54:14 »
Glad to see people are still keeping the High Command at near the top of the page.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1362 on: 18 June 2020, 17:25:16 »
This thread will be a seven at the end of the year.  It's six months older than my youngest.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1363 on: 18 June 2020, 19:07:24 »
That's kinda sad, seeing as how this thread used to fill up quickly and get locked back in the day.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1364 on: 18 June 2020, 19:29:51 »
Well, considering that there isn't much new to talk about in regards to the Lore and some of the primary thread drivers aren't around any longer, it's kind of understandable.

Life goes on I guess and we're all getting older.  I'm looking at 45 on Monday and I can't remember where the years went.  I mean, it wasn't that long ago that we were still dealing with the flame board and the wars that broke out on them between people like Rage, AcidQueen, MadCapellan, General308, Albatross and I couldn't tell you how many others.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1365 on: 19 June 2020, 05:42:41 »
Well, considering that there isn't much new to talk about in regards to the Lore and some of the primary thread drivers aren't around any longer, it's kind of understandable.

Life goes on I guess and we're all getting older.  I'm looking at 45 on Monday and I can't remember where the years went.  I mean, it wasn't that long ago that we were still dealing with the flame board and the wars that broke out on them between people like Rage, AcidQueen, MadCapellan, General308, Albatross and I couldn't tell you how many others.


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What happened to MadCapellan - that's a name I haven't heard/seen for a long time
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1366 on: 19 June 2020, 06:31:33 »
MadCap is still around, but doesn't hang out down here.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1367 on: 19 June 2020, 07:25:21 »
MadCap is still around, but doesn't hang out down here.


Ah, I rarely venture north on the boards these years
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1368 on: 19 June 2020, 11:36:59 »
MadCap’s gone all respectable on us, he’s got a yellow BattleMaster now.  Albatross has, alas, gone the way of all flesh.  I see 97jedi and Rorke on the book of the faces from time to time, but that’s about it. No clue on a lot of the others.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1369 on: 19 June 2020, 22:04:45 »
The Good Physicist is still a writer, and thus too good for us riff-raff. He does like anything related to cats I post.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1370 on: 19 June 2020, 22:26:17 »
Good physicist?

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1371 on: 19 June 2020, 23:06:24 »
97jedi, Geoff Swift, PhD, is a materials scientist, but I was working from memory. He has taught physics courses though.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1372 on: 21 June 2020, 23:27:03 »
Hey what am I chopped liver?
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« Reply #1373 on: 22 June 2020, 01:42:50 »
Hey what am I chopped liver?
More like chipped beef ;D
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1374 on: 22 June 2020, 10:50:15 »
Speaking of folks we haven’t seen in a while, anybody seen Lord Harlock lately?
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1375 on: 22 June 2020, 10:51:27 »
or Maddog Maddux or Miatezhnyi?
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« Reply #1376 on: 03 July 2020, 16:29:29 »
or Maddog Maddux

He lives in St Louis these days. I stayed with his family a few years ago when I was in town for a conference.
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« Reply #1377 on: 04 July 2020, 02:22:38 »
Another one I've not heard from in an age is Yuri.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1378 on: 18 July 2020, 11:04:51 »
Last year, I did my own custom Fed Suns Militia. I went very down market intentionally on in. Any one else did something like this? https://bg.battletech.com/forums/index.php?topic=66629.0
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1379 on: 24 July 2020, 18:46:36 »
Did something like that for the world we garrisoned in an old MW1 campaign.

Had to fluff out the friendlies that we trained.

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