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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2010, 11:10:18 AM »
as I see it, most moons in our system can offer some different background, and there are many

like the Callisto series by Lin Carter

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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #16 on: April 21, 2010, 12:03:33 PM »
Bagsy Enceladus for my colony.

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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2010, 01:28:29 PM »
Fjodin, don't forget Alaska was a Russian colony in the 1800s too. Maybe, in your VSF era, Russia didn't support the Union and sell Alaska for $4 million in 1867...

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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2010, 12:45:48 PM »
Russia does not have any colonies in 19 century :(
Tell that to the Armenians, Azerbaijanis, Belarusians, Estonians, Finns, Georgians, Kazakhs, Kyrgyzs, Latvians, Lithuanians, Moldovans, Poles, Tajiks, Turkmens, Ukrainians and Uzbeks...
(Probably some spelling mistakes in there. Sorry if I've missed anyone.)

You could do a struggle for the North Pole, over, say, newly discovered veins of unobtainium. Russia versus, um, Norway?
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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #19 on: April 22, 2010, 04:58:55 PM »
Winter Ice battles with Sweden & Norway Vs Russia Vs Canada (Sounds a bit like hockey?) & British Empire. Or a Grand anti-Russian alliance (I really like the sounds of that!!!! Eh Sterling Moose?)
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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #20 on: April 22, 2010, 05:05:16 PM »
Yes, feel free to tweak world history to color your world:

Here's some of how Im tweaking mine for some VSF fights and Pulp rpg:

http://alfrikleague.blogspot.com/2010/04/united-states-history.html

Constantly updateing it as the gaming changes things or lends new ideas to make changes.
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Offline Mr. Burning

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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #21 on: April 22, 2010, 05:41:27 PM »
IMO and in my own vision I see the British forces having much more advanced sea borne vessels and space going nefs with civilizations such as the Prussians/Germans and French having more advanced ground based technology (AFV's steam mechs etc) and flyers.

My British aren't backwards by any means they just invest their colonial earnings a bit more...wisely.

I could also see Poland and maybe Sweden using lots of contraptions and gadgets, I don't know why, just seems 'right' in my mind.


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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #22 on: April 22, 2010, 11:16:17 PM »
Tell that to the Armenians, Azerbaijanis, Belarusians, Estonians, Finns, Georgians, Kazakhs, Kyrgyzs, Latvians, Lithuanians, Moldovans, Poles, Tajiks, Turkmens, Ukrainians and Uzbeks...
(Probably some spelling mistakes in there. Sorry if I've missed anyone.)

You could do a struggle for the North Pole, over, say, newly discovered veins of unobtainium. Russia versus, um, Norway?

This is different. I mean overseas colonies. Where they build a new cities on blank land where only natives live with no technologe or civilizarion.

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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2010, 12:07:51 AM »
Space travel and colonial powers. Exspanion is the basic drive of the great powers.  Space with its wide open frontiers on so many planets and moons may mean no one power could dominate all of them, leading to a balkanization of the solar system?  Large ether ship battles and boarding actions ahoy!

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Re: Our combine VSF universe!
« Reply #24 on: April 23, 2010, 04:29:14 PM »
This is why VSF is fun!   :D  There is a wealth of fluff backround info from Verne, Wells, etc.  But you'll always find a few people who'll think your nuts for portraying something a certain way or why your new aeroneff model is just plain wrong.  But, I really like this as a guiding principle(well said Alfrik!!!):

...Expansion is the basic drive of the great powers....

 

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