WorldEmber 2018

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TheIllusiveMan227's progress report
WorldEmber 2018

  • Intrepid-class battleship

    The Intrepid-class battleship was a warship fielded by the Alteri at the height of their power. It was the last known warship ever designed by the Alteri, and the most powerful that they fielded prior to their disappearance.

    1552 words | public | 2018-12-05 | 2018-12-06

  • UNNS Horizon

    The UNNS Horizon was a Human Pathfinder-class ship. It is notable for being the first human ship ever built and launched, and thus the first to allow manned exploration of known space.

    1011 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-12

  • Space-Time Anchor

    Space-Time Anchors are large Alteri constructs featured only in their former space. They facilitate the rapid transfer of ships from one system to another without the use of a subspace drive.

    591 words | public | 2018-12-05 | 2018-12-05

  • Shock Absorber

    Shock Absorbers are an advanced technology used by the Alteri. They are used to absorb and mitigate the shock from kinetic impacts.

    453 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-05

  • Plasma Thrower

    Plasma Throwers are extremely powerful Alteri weapons. They are capable of causing massive amounts of destruction to both shields and raw hull, and were one of the final weapons ever developed by the Alteri prior to their destruction.

    470 words | public | 2018-12-05 | 2018-12-05

  • Pathfinder-class

    231 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-10

  • Lux

    223 words | public | 2018-12-01 | 2018-12-04

  • Inertial Dampener

    Inertial Dampeners are a technology utilised by most spacefaring races in the known universe. They are used the reduce the effects of inertia on a moving ship or object, allowing movement at high speeds with no harm to the occupants.

    428 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-05

  • Gravity Sling

    The Gravity Sling is an Alteri technology. It is typically mounted aboard ships, and is used to allow the movement of orbital bodies such as asteroids, wreckage, and other vessels.

    299 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-05

  • Explosion Dampener

    Explosion Dampeners are an advanced technology used by the Alteri aboard their ships and structures. They are used to dampen the effects of internal explosions in the event of damage or sabotage, reducing or nullifying their damage.

    362 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-05

  • English

    57 words | public | 2018-12-03 | 2018-12-03

  • Energy Shield

    773 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-04

  • Deceleration Drive

    A Deceleration Drive is a specialised engine unit used to help decelerate a vessel from high speeds.

    279 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-05

  • Contender-class warship

    The Contender-class warship was a dreadnought fielded by the Alteri at the height of their power. Standing at fifty kilometres in length, they are not only the largest known fielded ships by the Alteri, but also the largest in the known universe.

    1224 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-19

  • Beam Emitter

    Beam Emitters are powerful offensive weapons employed by the Alteri aboard many of their ships and defensive platforms. They are capable of placing massive strain on energy shields, and heavily damaging unshielded targets.

    399 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-05

  • Avolonium-Quadranium-Carbon Alloy

    70 words | public | 2018-12-04 | 2018-12-04

  • Attribution

    As I am not an artist, all of the artwork in this world has been created by others and used by me. All of this art is free to use with attribution, and this page contains a record of those attributions.

    113 words | public | 2018-12-01 | 2018-12-10

  • Asteroid Launching

    Asteroid Launching is the practise of launching asteroids at ballistic trajectories, most commonly for offensive purposes against ships and orbital structures.

    262 words | public | 2018-12-05 | 2018-12-05

  • Alteri Dominion

    The Alteri Dominion was the name of the empire of the Alteri, which collapsed many thousands of years ago when the Alteri disappeared in The Fleeting. At it's peak, the Dominion encompassed over a million worlds.

    1149 words | public | 2018-12-06 | 2018-12-13

  • Alteri Council

    The Alteri Council formed the main government and leadership of the Alteri empire; the Alteri Dominion.

    208 words | public | 2018-12-06 | 2018-12-14

  • Sol System

    The Sol system, commonly referred to humanity as simple 'the solar system', is the star system that is home to Humanity, Earth, and the seat of the Human Empire. The system contains a variety of planets, planetoids, moons, and an asteroid belt.

    419 words | public | 2018-12-06 | 2018-12-06

  • Custodia-class battleship

    The Custodia-class battleship was a warship fielded by the Alteri. It served as a staple of the Alteri fleet for many years, eventually being replaced by the superior Intrepid-class battleship.

    877 words | public | 2018-12-06 | 2018-12-06

  • Hardlight

    69 words | public | 2018-12-05 | 2018-12-05

  • Earth

    Earth is a planet located within the Sol system. It is inhabited by Humanity, and the capital world of the Human Empire.

    907 words | public | 2018-12-06 | 2018-12-11

  • UNNS Vista

    The UNNS Vista was the second Pathfinder-class vessel constructed and launched by Humanity. It was commissioned to take an expedition team to determine the fate of, and if possible recover, the crew of the UNNS Horizon.

    1030 words | public | 2018-12-09 | 2018-12-10

  • Centralis

    Centralis was an extremely large ringworld that was the largest ever constructed by the Alteri. It served as the capital of the Alteri Dominion for many years until it's loss during the events of the Alteri-Inimica War.

    1224 words | public | 2018-12-10 | 2018-12-10

  • Subspace Drive

    A subspace drive, sometimes known as an FTL drive, is a specialised drive that allows a vessel, or even structures, to access the dimension of subspace. In subspace, it is possible to bypass relativity and travel at speeds faster than light.

    876 words | public | 2018-12-06 | 2018-12-14

  • Horizon

    Horizon, formerly known as Proxima Centauri b, is a planet orbiting the star of Proxima Centauri in the Alpha Centauri system. It is notable for being the first established and successful extrasolar colony of Humanity.

    901 words | public | 2018-12-09 | 2018-12-10

  • Human

    Humans, collectively known as Humanity, or scientifically as Homo sapiens, are a technologically advanced race that live within the Milky Way Galaxy.

    1431 words | public | 2018-12-01 | 2018-12-10

  • Secunda Refugee Crisis

    The Secunda Refugee Crisis was an event that took place in the onset of the 2600s, when the EIC released an ancient Alteri bioweapon that led to millions of deaths and a large-scale refugee crisis.

    795 words | 1 likes | public | 2018-12-11 | 2018-12-12

  • Battle of Rathka Prime

    The Battle of Rathka Prime was a battle that took place on and over the planet of Rathka Prime, a colony world of the technologically advanced Rathiri. This battle would be the first time the Alteri Dominion would face the Inimica in battle.

    926 words | public | 2018-12-11 | 2018-12-20

  • Rathka Prime

    Rathka Prime was a planet in the Milky Way Galaxy. It was once inhabited by the Rathiri. The planet was attacked by the Inimica during the Alteri-Inimica War, and later destroyed at the end of the conflict.

    404 words | public | 2018-12-11 | 2018-12-11

  • Luna

    Luna, also known as the Moon, is a moon orbiting Earth. In the 2200s, Humanity was able to establish a permanent, habitable base on the moon. In modern times, it houses a population of several thousand in carefully constructed habitats.

    728 words | public | 2018-12-11 | 2018-12-11

  • Secunda

    Secunda was a planet formerly inhabited by the Alteri. It was colonised in the 2500s by the Endos Interstellar Corporation. In the onset of the 2600s, the planet suffered a severe disease outbreak stemming from an ancient Alteri bioweapon.

    973 words | public | 2018-12-11 | 2018-12-12

  • Treaty of New York

    The Treaty of New York was a ratified treaty signed between all major nations on Earth that authorised an ascension of powers for the United Nations. It granted the United Nations the governance of interstellar colonies.

    385 words | public | 2018-12-12 | 2018-12-12

  • Horizon Mission

    The Horizon Mission was an exploration effort launched by Humanity in 2312. It marked the first time that Humanity would launch a manned vessel on an Interstellar voyage.

    1398 words | public | 2018-12-12 | 2018-12-13

  • New York

    New York is the name of a human city on Earth. It is notable not only for it popularity and it's economic value, but also for being the home of the United Nations Headquarters building.

    162 words | public | 2018-12-12 | 2018-12-12

  • Neutrino-ion Generator

    Neutrino-ion Generators are the primary method of power generation used by the Alteri, utilised in one form or another in most of their technology and ships. They are extremely powerful, capable of outputting massive amounts of power.

    598 words | public | 2018-12-06 | 2018-12-14

  • Battle of Aeterna

    The Battle of Aeterna was a battle that took place during the Alteri-Inimica War in orbit of the Alteri colony world of Aeterna.

    1276 words | public | 2018-12-14 | 2018-12-14

  • Aeterna

    Aeterna was a planet within the Alteri Dominion, and inhabited by the Alteri. It was a border world on the edge of Alteri space, and in the onset of the Alteri-Inimica War, became the location of a fierce battle.

    142 words | public | 2018-12-14 | 2018-12-14

  • Battle of Altera Domi

    The Battle of Altera Domi took place over the Alteri world of Altera Domi, between the Alteri and the Inimica. The battle ended in an Alteri victory, however the Inimica showcased their new hacking techniques and secured several Custodia warships.

    1460 words | public | 2018-12-14 | 2018-12-20

  • Battle of PF-312-x

    The Battle of PF-312-x is a conflict that took place in the Alteri-Inimica War. It ended in total disaster for the Alteri, and a decisive victory for the Inimica by using the completely unprecedented tactic of asteroid launching.

    1788 words | public | 2018-12-15 | 2018-12-20

  • Inimica

    The Inimica were a race of extragalactic invaders that attempted to invade the Milky Way Galaxy during the time of the Alteri. Though they gained considerable ground in the conflict, they were defeated by the Alteri in an act of self-sacrifice.

    480 words | public | 2018-12-14 | 2018-12-20

  • PF-312-x

    PF-312-x, designated by the Alteri, is a system within the Milky Way Galaxy. It was used as a staging location during the Alteri-Inimica War, and the place of an important battle within the conflict.

    166 words | public | 2018-12-20 | 2018-12-20

  • The Fleeting

    The Fleeting is a name defined by Humanity for the time period in which the Alteri vacated the Milky Way Galaxy. Due to a lack of records, the Alteri appeared to have fled the galaxy with no reason nor purpose, taking up and leaving to never return..

    281 words | public | 2018-12-06 | 2018-12-20

  • Altera Domi

    Altera Domi was once a highly populated Alteri colony world under the control of the Alteri Dominion. It was the site of a huge battle during the Alteri-Inimica War; the first time the Alteri had been attacked in their own territory in aeons.

    168 words | public | 2018-12-14 | 2018-12-21

  • Sublight Engines

    Sublight Engines are a technology primarily found on ships that are used to propel them through normal space. Being essential for moving around space, they are ubiquitous around the known universe, and all races have developed their own designs.

    557 words | public | 2018-12-06 | 2018-12-21

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