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Re: Mithril

#126 Post by Dan L P » Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:19 am

macgorgor wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:32 am
Also, if you look closely, trade goods are generated as personal possessions for the Hunter/Woodsman/Tribesman and Merchant/Trader individual categories, though again, how this relates to Earthmaster society remains anyone's guess.
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Why did the earthmasters come to Harn? To colonies the world my guess. That means building structures, farming, exploration.
And a lot of things didn't survive the ravages of time and if they did some of them just might be underground just waiting to be found.
If you made up a earthmaster Trade Goods table would you include the possibility of finding all metals found on the periodic table of our world in a earthmaster treasure table?

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Re: Mithril

#127 Post by macgorgor » Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:00 am

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As I understand the treasure age table the Elves have only been around for 10,000 years, so who has been looting the sites for 15,000 years?
They don't call it the Lost Years for naught, we just don't know. Some of the following categories might overlap, but as a suggestion: Dragons, demons, Airmasters, alien space pirates?
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Re: Mithril

#128 Post by macgorgor » Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:33 am

Dan L P wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:19 am
If you made up a earthmaster Trade Goods table would you include the possibility of finding all metals found on the periodic table of our world in a earthmaster treasure table?
That a trick question? I'd like you to know I would include all elements of all periodic tables of all the worlds of the Kethrian family, no less, and I'd hold you and everyone else to that same standard, that's what I would do. :lol:

Think of it, what about Cavorite, or Galvorn, or even Kryptonite in all its hues? :mrgreen:

No, seriously, if designing such a table, I'd include things I'd imagine to be relevant, enigmatic, amusing, provocative, dangerous, self-evident, or put simply, interesting. Exhaustive would come a dreary second.
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Re: Mithril

#129 Post by Dan L P » Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:03 am

macgorgor wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:33 am
Dan L P wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:19 am
If you made up a earthmaster Trade Goods table would you include the possibility of finding all metals found on the periodic table of our world in a earthmaster treasure table?
That a trick question? I'd like you to know I would include all elements of all periodic tables of all the worlds of the Kethrian family, no less, and I'd hold you and everyone else to that same standard, that's what I would do. :lol:
Well its good to see your open minded enough to allow for the possibility of tokens mithril appearing in a earthmaster site behind a secret door.

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Re: Mithril

#130 Post by Derfman » Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:52 am

Keep in mind, the VASTLY majority of Earthmaster artifacts were made of more normal materials.

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Re: Mithril

#131 Post by macgorgor » Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:01 am

Dan L P wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:03 am
Well its good to see your open minded enough to allow for the possibility of tokens mithril appearing in a earthmaster site behind a secret door.
Still by far not the first place I'd look if I wanted me some mythral. Iracu would foremost come to mind. Please, mine away!
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Re: Mithril

#132 Post by macgorgor » Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:04 am

Derfman wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:52 am
Keep in mind, the VASTLY majority of Earthmaster artifacts were made of more normal materials.
Oh, you mean normal like the simple nanite-enhanced stuff, right? What's in a norm?
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Re: Mithril

#133 Post by Derfman » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:31 am

macgorgor wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:04 am
Derfman wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:52 am
Keep in mind, the VASTLY majority of Earthmaster artifacts were made of more normal materials.
Oh, you mean normal like the simple nanite-enhanced stuff, right? What's in a norm?
Wood, normal stone, normal (although perhaps better refined) metals, plastics, ceramics, etc.....

Just because a society has startrek tech does not mean low tech maerials are not used a lot.

In fact, if you use the admittedly optional canon on Earthmasters, their introspective/spiritual nature might lead them to favor a 'simple' lifestyle where practical.
Not suggesting a hostility to tech, but a favoring of simple.

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Re: Mithril

#134 Post by macgorgor » Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:29 pm

Derfman wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:31 am
Not suggesting a hostility to tech, but a favoring of simple.
Perhaps even of essentials. I could see how belonging to a magical psitech pan-dimensional multi-racial society comprising entities routinely mastering 3-4+ psi talents could do that.
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Re: Mithril

#135 Post by Peter the skald » Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:23 am

macgorgor wrote:
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:33 am


No, seriously, if designing such a table, I'd include things I'd imagine to be relevant, enigmatic, amusing, provocative, dangerous, self-evident, or put simply, interesting. Exhaustive would come a dreary second.
You mean you are able to enrich your dungeons without consulting a forum to ascertain agreed probabilities of finding items!!!!!!!

How can you be sure you do not have a bizarre fixation on the probability of certain materials occurring???
Plots and schemes are the same thing..

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Re: Mithril

#136 Post by Krazma » Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:55 am

Peter the skald wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:23 am
How can you be sure you do not have a bizarre fixation on the probability of certain materials occurring???
If it wasn't for bizarre fixations, the odds of this forum even existing would be seriously diminished.

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Re: Mithril

#137 Post by macgorgor » Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:16 am

Peter the skald wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:23 am
How can you be sure you do not have a bizarre fixation on the probability of certain materials occurring???
Nothing bizarre about a high probability of cheese.
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Re: Mithril

#138 Post by MDMann » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:54 pm

Blue or crumbly? The masses deserve to know!
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Re: Mithril

#139 Post by macgorgor » Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:41 am

MDMann wrote:
Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:54 pm
Blue or crumbly? The masses deserve to know!
What you need to know is bad cheese drives out good.
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Re: Mithril

#140 Post by Targan » Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:32 am

Plot twist: pseudostone is just a thin veneer, covering the real construction material used in all Earthmaster constructions, 1 foot-thick panels of mithral.
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Re: Mithril

#141 Post by Derfman » Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:39 pm

HELP!!!!

Earthmasters have hijacked the Mithril Thread I was posting on!!!!

.....I knew that 'spiritual/introspective' aspect they put on was just a sham.. They're a race of scaly internet trolls!

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