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Re: 'They' cannot see you now.
« Reply #90 on: March 06, 2004, 07:57:41 pm »

Not to mention the bugs in the game when you have already beaten it and know wqhat to do. When you do the game to fast it does not allow you to do something. (A certain missle!)
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« Reply #91 on: March 06, 2004, 08:40:25 pm »

It isn't a bug... there are 3 timed events. You need to wait for the second to get the option to do the missle mission. But lets get back to the topic, shall we?
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« Reply #92 on: March 07, 2004, 01:04:11 am »

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Finally, I believe the Precursors may have allowed the Orz to remain behind so nobody would get too suspicous and go snooping around for the Androsynth. They figured most races would simply think that the Androsynth were conquered by the Orz and leave it at that. The Orz had never been to *heavy space* so the Precursors might have just made a concession in order to keep them happy and/or occupied so that they could get on with more important matters.


One problem. The precursors weren't around when the androsynTH (There you go NECRO!!!) were around. The slave/clone thing happened less than a hundred years earlier than the Ur-quan took over.
Info: http://www.classicgaming.com/starcontrol/sc2/sc2_hist.shtml

And the precursors were not seen for a long time according ot the slyrandro:

Q: Were there any other visitors here besides the Melnorme and Milieu races?

A: Yes, there was another race... a highly sophisticated species of shaggy giants
who made repeated trips to our world over a period of several Drahn.
They even installed a broadcasting satellite in orbit around our world
which let us talk with them whenever we wanted. They were called the
the
I'm sorry, I can't remember their names. It was a long, long time ago.

Q:Yow! That sounds like the Precursors! What else can you tell us about this race?!

A: I wish I knew more of the information you seek, Traveller
but we last saw the Shaggy Ones just over 39 Drahn ago
and very little from that era has remained intact in our history chants.
Hold on a moment, let me consult with associates Joyous Lifting and Sullen Plummet.

Taken from: http://www.classicgaming.com/starcontrol/sc2/quotes/slylandro.txt


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« Reply #93 on: March 16, 2004, 10:11:50 pm »

Joyous Lifting, who has a better memory than I recalls that the Shaggy Ones were described as being... worried. They were always hurrying from place to place, seeking knowledge as though they were in a desperate search for some important secret some answer to a question that they never shared with us. Sullen Plummet remembers that the last time the Shaggy Ones visited our world they came aboard a great circular starship, one even larger than your own.They had discovered their Answer and were leaving to go somewhere and they didn't tell us exactly where `somewhere' was.

You forgot to add this nice little paragraph. The circular start ship is rather interesting because some aliens ALSO have circular starships. Oh, and in case you people didn't catch from some early posts I saw, Orz fingers are the fingers of whatever stretching over four dimensional space since a four dimensional being interacting with three dimensions can make things pop out of nowhere.  

And before I go back to lurking in place that-shall-not-be-named for several more centuries, I highly doubt either the Arilou or Orz are better then the other. The Arilou are manipulate the humans along, and as they said they really don't like fighting. Of course Orz does, so how do we fight our archenemy without doing it ourselves? Make a new species for it. As the Arilou said, many different species have interdimensional 'families', so interdimensional conflict would probably occur quite often. Would make a nice subject for a game, after the Ur-Quan surrendered, everyone starts bickering over territory as the Orz and Arilou begin propaganda campaign as they gear up for a war on the Truespace/Hyperspace front. And of course, this would attract attention from those other terrible entities that haven't found our realm yet. Could be why the Precursors left, they had to quickly escape a war of great proportions before they were drug in by the beings that had decided to make the Milky Way their battleground.

Plus, it makes the Spathi technically RIGHT. That's always fun for irony  Tongue.
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« Reply #94 on: March 16, 2004, 10:25:47 pm »

Whoa.... !  - This thread got ressurected! But ot answer your question... Yes, I left out that part because I saw no point in putting it in. What your saying is that the Precursors came back, (messed around with the androsynth) and then left again.

There is one huge problem - The ur-quan and other races were watching the humans for a long time. They would have noticed the prcursors because the androsynth were no that long ago...

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http://www.classicgaming.com/starcontrol/sc2/sc2_hist.shtml

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« Reply #95 on: March 16, 2004, 11:07:22 pm »

That was fast, and I meant that was why the Precursors left the first time. You know, 200,000 years ago, or whatever the date was.

And since I don't want to waste space random thought: Perhaps the Syreen was a branched experiment? They have powerful psychic abilities, humans don't really have much at all. The Arilou had two groups, both going for a different approach to their problem. The Syreen failed, perhaps because they grew to lazy, or their psychic abilities were making them harder to influence. Eventually, the Arilou decided to focus on guiding the humans.

My memory is a bit failed on the timeline, but this might have to do with the sudden burst of activity by the Arilou in the 1940s era. I'm not sure when the Syreen got kicked off by the Mycon, but it might have been relatively soon after the burst of Earth activity and/or when the Syreen were abandoned.
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« Reply #96 on: March 16, 2004, 11:10:12 pm »

You know how the syreen and the humans look very very similar. It is my belief that the ariloo are responsible for this. A long time ago they abducted a handfull of humans, and guided the two groups in different ways, to see how we would be influenced.
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« Reply #97 on: March 18, 2004, 09:13:30 am »

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You know how the syreen and the humans look very very similar. It is my belief that the ariloo are responsible for this. A long time ago they abducted a handfull of humans, and guided the two groups in different ways, to see how we would be influenced.


This could be true or u could watch way too much battlestar Galactica
funny is the fact that one the earthling cruiser captian names is Adama the chancellor of the Galactica
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« Reply #98 on: March 18, 2004, 06:55:09 pm »

I have never seen battle star galactica. In fact I don't know if its a tv show or a movie.
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« Reply #99 on: March 18, 2004, 08:14:54 pm »

I don't remember any abductions or human experiments in BS:G, but it was a fun TV series back in the 70's and 80's.  Please don't watch the ones in the 80's (when they finally found the tribe that went to a planet called Earth); that was some of the worst TV ever made.

Of note: the Ur-Quan Dreadnaught is likely derived from the shape of a Battlestar, and the Syreen's rag-tag space fleet might be a story element borrowed from BS:G.

Recently, the SCI-FI channel rewrote BS:G as a mini-series, much to the chagrin of the rabid fans (who were expecting a faithful remake since the original director was involved).
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« Reply #100 on: March 18, 2004, 08:30:01 pm »

Even farther off topic: I have often thought that the ilwrath avenger was taken form the designs of clingon (spelled wrong I think) from Star Trek.
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« Reply #101 on: March 18, 2004, 08:31:18 pm »

I wonder who thought of the mycon ship design.  Shocked
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« Reply #102 on: March 18, 2004, 08:33:21 pm »

The podship seems original to me. A fungus ship for a fungus race. Besides, where else is there a race of sentient fungus.
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« Reply #103 on: March 18, 2004, 08:35:38 pm »

No - I am just talking about the ship looks - It is just a ball. Maybe it is just me....   :-/
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« Reply #104 on: March 18, 2004, 08:41:26 pm »

But its a big ball of fungus. Anyways, I can't think of anything that it was ripped from.
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