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Author Topic: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?  (Read 5069 times)

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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #30 on: April 25, 2021, 11:34:39 PM »
This Guy, I am incredibly left wing and I support the OSR. Painting with broad brush strokes doesn't get you anywhere and in fact makes you sound a lot like OP.

bold of you to assume I'm trying to get anywhere
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #31 on: April 25, 2021, 11:38:11 PM »
This Guy, I am incredibly left wing and I support the OSR. Painting with broad brush strokes doesn't get you anywhere and in fact makes you sound a lot like OP.

bold of you to assume I'm trying to get anywhere

If you're just shitposting then maybe don't. I'm not going to force you, nor could I but if you're just posting that to upset the normies then maybe revaluate some stuff.
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #32 on: April 25, 2021, 11:39:18 PM »
There's a reason pseudo-leftists don't like this site.
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #33 on: April 25, 2021, 11:41:48 PM »
This Guy, I am incredibly left wing and I support the OSR. Painting with broad brush strokes doesn't get you anywhere and in fact makes you sound a lot like OP.

bold of you to assume I'm trying to get anywhere

If you're just shitposting then maybe don't. I'm not going to force you, nor could I but if you're just posting that to upset the normies then maybe revaluate some stuff.

don't worry man I had a long dark night of the soul a few years back and decided that yes, really, I was a more whole and complete person by shitposting and annoying people, and I had more fun and felt more complete watching shitty people bicker in their little fiefdoms than not. Life's been great since, I even got an erection once
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #34 on: April 25, 2021, 11:42:21 PM »
Stars Without Number did post scarcity transhumanism better without resorting to real life politics.   In my personal view I will stick with that.

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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #35 on: April 25, 2021, 11:51:42 PM »
This Guy, I am incredibly left wing and I support the OSR. Painting with broad brush strokes doesn't get you anywhere and in fact makes you sound a lot like OP.

bold of you to assume I'm trying to get anywhere

If you're just shitposting then maybe don't. I'm not going to force you, nor could I but if you're just posting that to upset the normies then maybe revaluate some stuff.

don't worry man I had a long dark night of the soul a few years back and decided that yes, really, I was a more whole and complete person by shitposting and annoying people, and I had more fun and felt more complete watching shitty people bicker in their little fiefdoms than not. Life's been great since, I even got an erection once

Fair enough. I just hope you realize that you sounded a lot like OP. Anyways back to our regular programming.
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #36 on: April 25, 2021, 11:54:12 PM »
honestly we need more like OP.

Back to regular it's like i said I played the one campaign. mostly remember the resident powergamer being a nanite cloud and getting mad he couldn't do things that people who aren't nanite clouds could do, but he'd have done that with any game. seems like a good setting to play some weird shit long-term but my schedule's full.
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #37 on: April 25, 2021, 11:57:04 PM »
I really like Eclipse Phase. But yeah the whole gender mattering when anyone can be whatever is stupid. Also the fact that of all of the abrahamic faiths only Islam survived in a major form is BS. As much as I am a filthy atheist I don't think Religion will ever die out hence why I think Dune makes more sense using religion than EP.
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #38 on: April 26, 2021, 12:17:38 AM »
Well, in the 10 years since ep 1e was done we've seen a rise in global fascist mentality, even (espically) in the good ol' US of A, so maybe the authors wanted to take a harder line against fascism.

I'm Ok with that. My idea of dealing with fascists involves bulldozers and lots of dirt.
In 1e, the Ultimates were among the few that protected the less massive masses of humanity from Exhumans and the like...actually they pretty much got the Jovian treatment except that they are heavily in favor of (controlled) transhumanism to ensure the future of mankind rather than going anti-transhumanism to ensure the future of mankind like the Jovians.

As much as they give both of these factions shit, earlier sources showed that these were both strong backers of Firewall--the assumed PC-moving patrons of the setting.

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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #39 on: April 26, 2021, 12:19:06 AM »
Well, in the 10 years since ep 1e was done we've seen a rise in global fascist mentality, even (espically) in the good ol' US of A, so maybe the authors wanted to take a harder line against fascism.

I'm Ok with that. My idea of dealing with fascists involves bulldozers and lots of dirt.
In 1e, the Ultimates were among the few that protected the less massive masses of humanity from Exhumans and the like...actually they pretty much got the Jovian treatment except that they are heavily in favor of (controlled) transhumanism to ensure the future of mankind rather than going anti-transhumanism to ensure the future of mankind like the Jovians.

As much as they give both of these factions shit, earlier sources showed that these were both strong backers of Firewall--the assumed PC-moving patrons of the setting.

Seems like one of those things where you can just like pick the setting bits you want and jettison the rest
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #40 on: April 26, 2021, 12:42:40 AM »
Well, in the 10 years since ep 1e was done we've seen a rise in global fascist mentality, even (espically) in the good ol' US of A, so maybe the authors wanted to take a harder line against fascism.

I'm Ok with that. My idea of dealing with fascists involves bulldozers and lots of dirt.

I feel the same way about Commies.
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #41 on: April 26, 2021, 12:49:15 AM »
Well, in the 10 years since ep 1e was done we've seen a rise in global fascist mentality, even (espically) in the good ol' US of A, so maybe the authors wanted to take a harder line against fascism.

I'm Ok with that. My idea of dealing with fascists involves bulldozers and lots of dirt.

I feel the same way about Commies.

Thing is, I bet his definition of fascist is anyone to the right of Mao.
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #42 on: April 26, 2021, 12:56:26 AM »
Well, in the 10 years since ep 1e was done we've seen a rise in global fascist mentality, even (espically) in the good ol' US of A, so maybe the authors wanted to take a harder line against fascism.

I'm Ok with that. My idea of dealing with fascists involves bulldozers and lots of dirt.

I feel the same way about Commies.

That's OK. I have come to accept that the right in America has been brainwashed and propagandized to the point that an all out civil war in america is unavoidable at this point and the Trump right will either destroy and crush all who refuse to bow to it or the rest of America will destroy the Trump right.

Personally I decided I'd rather my side be the one left alive after the war ends.
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #43 on: April 26, 2021, 01:00:01 AM »
Woah there Matt. Realize that not everyone who voted for trump is alt right, far right nor an extremist.
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Re: Does anyone here actually PLAY eclipse phase?
« Reply #44 on: April 26, 2021, 01:00:13 AM »
Well, in the 10 years since ep 1e was done we've seen a rise in global fascist mentality, even (espically) in the good ol' US of A, so maybe the authors wanted to take a harder line against fascism.

I'm Ok with that. My idea of dealing with fascists involves bulldozers and lots of dirt.
In 1e, the Ultimates were among the few that protected the less massive masses of humanity from Exhumans and the like...actually they pretty much got the Jovian treatment except that they are heavily in favor of (controlled) transhumanism to ensure the future of mankind rather than going anti-transhumanism to ensure the future of mankind like the Jovians.

As much as they give both of these factions shit, earlier sources showed that these were both strong backers of Firewall--the assumed PC-moving patrons of the setting.

Hmm,  I hadn't noticed you could not play an ultimate anymore. Is it expressly forbidden or just not given a package? I. Mean you can buy a remade biomorph even tho it's the most expensive one. Now the exhumans are portrayed as evil slime to be sure. I think tge ultimares are a little less evil.

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