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#5401 Offline Eyru

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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 03:53 AM

In other news, NM is happy. We must be careful where we tread... it could be a trap.

 

Ah, good! You're learning. :)

 

 

 

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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 08:20 AM

Oh, enough of that. HE'S A SWEETIE

 

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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 10:47 AM

I, Krios - Part II


...in which Krios mans up and takes his life in hand, and in which a few people from his old days in Xa-Koro make a dramatic comeback.


It's a happy family reunion.

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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 11:21 AM

Now, how about we get back to the role playing.
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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 12:59 PM

...Or we can continue to discuss as we often do, and roleplay as well.

 

Because, after all, a good few of us have been writing for the RP, even with a somewhat important discussion of the game sorta going on here. =P


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 02:35 PM

I was talking about the archipelago, but I should have specified. While we have been speculating in the events to come we have not been pushing the plot forward.
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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 02:37 PM

I think everybody can live for a little while with nothing happening there, mate. Just focus on other characters for now.


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 03:45 PM

How many player-run native tech shops currently exist, if any?


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 03:49 PM

A few. Check the wiki or the post in the rules. :)
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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 03:50 PM

There's three "smiths" in Onu-Koro. Controlled by me, Lorax and Tabby, but none of us are available in the near future.

 

There's also Ogeka tech in Po-Koro, played by Click, who hasn't been seen here in a while and "Assorted Weapons", in Le played by Dude w/a hat, who also hasn't been seen in a while, unless he changed his name and I didn't notice.

 

EDIT: I forgot, Hubert's character Stronin has a forge in Ta-Koro.


Edited by Dr. O, Jan 18 2014 - 03:55 PM.

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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 05:58 PM

There's three "smiths" in Onu-Koro. Controlled by me, Lorax and Tabby, but none of us are available in the near future.

 

There's also Ogeka tech in Po-Koro, played by Click, who hasn't been seen here in a while and "Assorted Weapons", in Le played by Dude w/a hat, who also hasn't been seen in a while, unless he changed his name and I didn't notice.

 

EDIT: I forgot, Hubert's character Stronin has a forge in Ta-Koro.

Wait there are three smiths? I thought there was only Ferron's forge and The toa Akiru's forge. What is the third one?


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 06:02 PM

The Lorax's Matan and Natan. Skakdi engineers.


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 06:22 PM

The Lorax's Matan and Natan. Skakdi engineers.

Ah ok... did not know about those two. Recent thing by chance? And none the less i shall have to look into it icly.


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 06:23 PM

also there's a forge run by my matoran, kewa, in le-koro as well that just opened and i still need to send the pm in >.>

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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 06:25 PM

Actually, no. Matan and Natan's business has been running since the very beginning of this arc. At the moment they're occupied with helping the Toa Akiru construct Rhea's ship.


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 06:32 PM

If I remember right, they've been running since last arc.


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 07:48 PM

The Otter is correct. Matan and Natan got their first IC with 30 hours of the game's opening back in October 2011. Their business didn't open for a while after that, but they have been around a while.

 

Dr.O is also correct in that they are currently away from Onu-Koro on a combined project with the Akiru, so not currently open for business.

 

Now, if you'll all excuse, me, I'd better go and make a post with them.


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 09:32 PM

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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 09:46 PM

It's not Stronin's forge exactly.

 

It's Soli's.

 

But seeing that Onarax doesn't exactly pop around all the time, it is de facto Stronin's forge.


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Posted Jan 18 2014 - 10:12 PM

I missed yesterday's discussion due to venturing outside, but I would like to say I fully support the sentiments expressed.

 

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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 03:26 AM

There's also Stralix's workshop in Ta-Koro, if you're looking to buy tech or get it repaired.
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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 10:59 AM

Just gonna add my two cents just because I missed yesterday's discussion: I would heavily enjoy a war, and here's why: it would force many of us to look deeper into our characters in a really different way. While yes, tons of characters are the product of deep, traumatic circumstances, there are many lighthearted characters with little character development. A war would give them a way to naturally explore themselves.

And yeah I think that would be a good thing.

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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 06:40 PM

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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 07:16 PM

So, I know that we were discussing the currency system previously, and we'd decided on metal coins.  But if metal is so precious, is it really wise to waste it on coins?  Or does only metal considered unusable for weapons get turned into coins?


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 07:21 PM

So, I know that we were discussing the currency system previously, and we'd decided on metal coins.  But if metal is so precious, is it really wise to waste it on coins?  Or does only metal considered unusable for weapons get turned into coins?


Another thing to note is that desperate smiths could melt down money to make knives and such (using money for swords would be way too expensive).

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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 07:24 PM

Another thing to note is that desperate smiths could melt down money to make knives and such (using money for swords would be way too expensive).

 

On the the other hand, metal could be so rare that it couldn't be wasted on anything that common.


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 07:36 PM

If you're talking Dasaka, precious gems would make more sense. (Yes, I am online occasionally even when absent.)


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 07:38 PM

Perhaps metal coins are the higher values, and for the lower values we could take an idea from the Expanded Multiverse - crystal balls marked with symbolz.
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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 07:57 PM

Metal is known to be rare on KA, so I don't think they'd make it into currency. Some kind of less rare, but still unique and malleable substance would likely be used.
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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 08:01 PM

Metal is known to be rare on KA, so I don't think they'd make it into currency. Some kind of less rare, but still unique and malleable substance would likely be used.

I think the only thing that fits that description is clay.


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 08:08 PM

Baked-clay coins?

could be interesting. I would think they would have clay for the lower values, common crystal for medium values, rarer crystal/precious gemstones for higher values, and maybe metal for the highest amount of dragons possible.

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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 08:26 PM

Ehks' suggestion is good.


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 08:31 PM

I think that makes sense, Ehks. Did players at some point agree to call the currency dragons instead of widgets?


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 08:32 PM

The staff did, yeah. At least, I think they did.

Someone said something about 'dragons' somewhere and that's just what I'm assuming.


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 08:41 PM

Dragon might only be the highest value of coins, the other could be called something different.


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 08:45 PM

I *think* with all the A Song Of Ice and Fire references currently invading many of our members here, it's a reference to the gold coins called dragons(the highest currency value) used in Westeros.

 

At least, we know we can't use 'widgets' in the Archipelago.


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 09:11 PM

I *think* with all the A Song Of Ice and Fire references currently invading many of our members here, it's a reference to the gold coins called dragons(the highest currency value) used in Westeros.

 

At least, we know we can't use 'widgets' in the Archipelago.

Oh... games of thrones.. silly me for assuming you were perhaps referring to fire and ice by robert frost. And yeah i am kind of glad that the two currencies are not interchangeable.


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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 09:40 PM

Ceramic coins would be cheap and simple to make. The only problem would be how breakable they'd be. On the other hand, making them larger/heavier to prevent breakage would be inconvenient to carry around.
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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 09:58 PM

Making them out of metal would ensure that they're always actually worth what they're said to be, rather than being backed up by a mere government promise. Like making coins out of actual gold, for example.
 
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Posted Jan 19 2014 - 10:34 PM

I'm the one who called them dragons. Considering Yumi used them to pay for fruit I don't think it would be fair to think of them as the highest level of currency or whatever. Personally I'm in favor of calling the whole of Kentoku currency "dragons" (yes, it was another SoFaI reference, shoot me [don't actually]) and it's not like they don't have or don't respect dragons there (Kanohi Dragons, anyone?) to name their currency after. I also imagine them to be crystal and shaped like a widget, but those details are just trivial.


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