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Author Topic: Errant Space - Adventures in a turbulent galaxy (INTO THE BIG BLACK)  (Read 2747 times)

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Re: Errant Space - Adventures in a turbulent galaxy (START)
« Reply #60 on: March 08, 2018, 05:18:55 pm »

Mu- Rho

Shall figure out own clearence level in system and shall attempt to search ship information network for data on ship armaments, onboard arsenal, any military or civilian droids or robots. Also he will research how advanced is ship datasphere, like is it controlled by onboard AI or something of lesser quality or how good are electronic defences.

After this, as Mu Rho 77 head turns to Blue Shadow
ocular in head starts glowing with bright sinister red glow.

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« Reply #61 on: March 08, 2018, 11:50:43 pm »

V'ralis notices the bot staring at them.

"Yes, darling? Is there a problem?"
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« Reply #62 on: March 10, 2018, 06:47:27 am »

Rho's queries bring him some basic information on the ship.

You seem to be communicating, rather than interfacing directly with the ship's network, your systems sending each other mutually understood phrases and data rather than meshing together. Either you lack clearance, or simply the right relay protocols. So at least it can't be hacked linguistically over the wi-fi.

The ship is hardly armed, supporting the stealthy design suggested by the hull. Laser turrets embedded in the exterior, suitable for point defense and a little more: solid staye, perfect for firing without any emitted residue or visible report (in vacuum at least). Configurable mass-drivers which could beaimed by rotating the ship, weaponizable with the right payload. There does not seem to be an onboard arsenal of personal weapons, aside from prisoner belongings currently being added to the manifest, but it seems the ship is equipped with a workshop.

Unless it's hidden from your current clearance, the ship's network does not seem to have an AI or any kind of autonomous overseer. There also do not appear to be any robots on the manifest, though the workshop has a CNC blueprint for mass-driveable scout drones.
 
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« Reply #63 on: March 11, 2018, 01:21:29 am »

Lilith's attention is cut short by its natural... shortness.

"This xeno stuff is cool and all, but can little me have a phone or something? Listening to everyone talk is so boring."
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« Reply #64 on: March 11, 2018, 06:31:47 pm »

Burrell nods through the introduction, before asking a question of his own.
"What sort of opposition are we expecting? Are there any other groups with an interest in this site, or do we only have to worry about the First?"
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« Reply #65 on: March 18, 2018, 01:20:42 pm »

Burrell nods through the introduction, before asking a question of his own.
"What sort of opposition are we expecting? Are there any other groups with an interest in this site, or do we only have to worry about the First?"

"We believe we are the only ones with knowledge of the site,"

"But our path here has taken some months, so we cannot be entirely sure at this point."

"And even before we reach the exclusionary regions,"

"We will be passing though lawless areas of space for some time."

Lilith's attention is cut short by its natural... shortness.

"This xeno stuff is cool and all, but can little me have a phone or something? Listening to everyone talk is so boring."

The Kirics gurgle to each other for almost half a minute. "Yes, we shall supply personal electronic devices. These are an important tool."

"Go through me before connecting to any passing planetary networks, mind you," says Ada. "Discretion is vital here."
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« Reply #66 on: March 20, 2018, 09:04:23 pm »

"Well this does seem like a interesting mission. Is there anything else we should know before we start?"
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« Reply #67 on: March 20, 2018, 11:43:36 pm »

"Whatever happens, this will end well. Trust me."

Those last two words are in a tone of voice that really does not arouse trust.
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« Reply #68 on: March 21, 2018, 09:19:21 pm »

"Well this does seem like a interesting mission. Is there anything else we should know before we start?"
"We should give you a proper tour of the ship"

"You should get to know your workplace for the next 4-6 months."

"So, if no one has any more questions at the present...?"
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« Reply #69 on: March 21, 2018, 10:20:08 pm »

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« Reply #70 on: March 21, 2018, 11:41:24 pm »

"No questions from me."
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« Reply #71 on: March 22, 2018, 08:56:40 am »

"Only one from me: What's the ship called?"
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« Reply #72 on: March 22, 2018, 11:03:51 am »

"Only one from me: What's the ship called?"

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« Reply #73 on: March 27, 2018, 08:07:44 pm »

"It is designated the 'Ithica,' a name of Earthling origin."
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« Reply #74 on: April 05, 2018, 02:52:09 pm »

The engine room was the largest chamber in the ship, at the utmost anterior. Adjacent to it was a workshop, containing a suite of equipment including lathes, CNC, 3D-Printers, and good old manual workbenches. The rest of the lowermost level consisted of the hold, some ballast tanks for adjusting the Ithica's center of mass, a small hangar bay, and a few docking ports/airlocks. The hallways ramped up gently to the next level, where they entered into the galley, though it looked more like another kind of workshop or some kind of lab, with machines fed by pipes running through the wall from the adjacent room. This was the life-support center, which was filled with various sealed, cylindrical modules connected to each other by tubes and pipes.

"The design is modular," explained one of the Kirics, "we may configure it to accommodate a variety of crew and passengers."

"Please perform all eliminatory functions into that one by the door."

Clustered around this area were several mostly empty rooms, some of which were set up as cabins. The Earthling crew found in their rooms large, tubular devices fitted to a bigger drum at each end: centrifugal beds, the answer to microgravity health problems on non-spinning ships. V'ralis found in their cabin an aquarium of double-layered plexiglass panels, set up to encompass most of the room.

"You will need to use the pipe system to enter. We apologize for the inconvenience."

Said pipe system seemed to converge on a large, ovular enclosure in roughly the center of the Ithica, into which the Kirics led the group via a rather reinforced door. By the banks of interfaces running along the walls, it had to be the bridge, and in the center, within a pod connected to the pipes above, there floated a R'talis, engrossed in a spread of tablet screens arrayed before them.
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