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by Bullroarer4
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four: The Vengeful One
Replies: 3
Views: 488

Re: Chapter Four: The Vengeful One

Natsumi Asago Dav began to think this current mission was beginning to become more trouble than it was worth. The potential gain from the raid was rapidly becoming much less than the potential loss. For Dav, this was unacceptable. These were his brothers and sisters. They weren't fighting for some h...
by Bullroarer4
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four: The Vengeful One
Replies: 3
Views: 488

Re: Chapter Four: The Vengeful One

-------------------- Natsumi Asago With the now dense fog appearing after several of the local flora was destroyed, the general sensors of most of the team was malfunctioning. Radar, heat, neutrino... all acting as if malfunctioning. The enemy mecha, now hidden in the mist, ceased firing. Now was th...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four: The Vengeful One
Replies: 3
Views: 488

Re: Chapter Four: The Vengeful One

Natsumi Asago While in descent, Xir's scans showed a group of five mecha moving towards the descending Black Forge mecha. Several kilometers away, some activity was beginning to show in the factory base. In between, nothing but dense foliage and thick, stubby trees for as far as Xir could see. Dav's...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four: The Vengeful One
Replies: 3
Views: 488

Chapter Four: The Vengeful One

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nW-IPrzM1g Natsumi Asago orbit With a flash of radiation and light, the captured foldship, temporarily dubbed the "Booty Call", appeared above the planet. The Icarus swiftly detached, orienting itself for a deceleration and landing burn. Inside the armored egg, a doz...
by Bullroarer4
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross
Replies: 6
Views: 582

Re: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross

----- Natsumi Zenith Jump Point Muk and Lyon ran to the Foldship umbilical, bellowing to Xir, "Dont ya shoot at me, I iz yer Bruthuh." With a nod, Xir sighted his newly acquired rifle past the bulk of the big green mercenary. Seconds later, they were across the bridge. Above Xir, escape pods began t...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross
Replies: 6
Views: 582

Re: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross

Natsumi Natsumi Zenith as the pair of dropships rocketed away from the station and the surrounding area, all that remained was the triplet of Eagle Claw Aeroframes around the Station and foldship. Leo was quickly approaching the foldship, a few hundred meters to go before his magclamps could attach ...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross
Replies: 6
Views: 582

Re: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross

Natsumi Natsumi Zenith Tai Pan foldship Justin began issuing orders to the team on board, flicking nav data towards each member. Justin addressed a squad of marines, a vicious looking group. "Hold this side of the umbilical. Our station side boys may need an exit", Justin said. He then turned to the...
by Bullroarer4
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross
Replies: 6
Views: 582

Re: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross

---------------------------- Natsumi system Nadir jump point Icarus November 11, 3019 Dav was finishing his check on Dark Horse. He realized there would be little time once the operation was underway to adjust or recheck any of his gear, let alone get some sleep. Scott was busy verifying integrity w...
by Bullroarer4
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross
Replies: 6
Views: 582

Re: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross

Natsumi system Nadir jump point Icarus November 10, 3019 Dav sat at the head of his conference table. Once again, he was giving a briefing to his team. This time the Black Forge had some legal standing and a few contacts that would take goods for service. Steven came in the conference room and promp...
by Bullroarer4
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross
Replies: 6
Views: 582

Re: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross

Kotoku system Kotoku I November 4th, 3019 (Earth Standard) Duke Glynvalur sat in his office, three guests across from him. They were all affiliated with The Black Forge. One was the CO. Dav SteinBar sat in the singular chair. Beside him stood the imposing Xir, Dav's XO of ground operations and Third...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross
Replies: 6
Views: 582

Chapter Four Prologue: Killers With the Cross

Killers with the cross Kotoku Kotoku I Jazera Starport, Black Forge Dropships It was about mid-day, and the twin suns were high in the sky as they baked the tarmac of the starport. As the members of the Black Forge went about their business, above their heads a starship was approaching Jazera. A ne...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three Epilogue: The Times They Are a Changin
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Re: Chapter Three Epilogue: The Times They Are a Changin

Kotoku Kotoku I Jazera Temple of the Risen Savior Duke Glynvalur Starhearth stood upon a raised dais along with several of his Deacons and Bishops. Though there were a few media drones broadcasting across the galaxy, his speech was for the congregation before him. Humans sat beside Atraxian, Elves, ...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three Epilogue: The Times They Are a Changin
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Re: Chapter Three Epilogue: The Times They Are a Changin

Kotoku Kotoku I Jazera Hospital. Dav, feeling his strength return, decided he would not let any more time pass. He was sure, after quickly scanning the after-action report, he was needed at the helm of his company. Solid persons all, if a bit quirky, but they needed a strong and dynamic leader. thro...
by Bullroarer4
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three Epilogue: The Times They Are a Changin
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Chapter Three Epilogue: The Times They Are a Changin

The Times They Are a Changin Kotoku Kotoku I Jazera Starport A few minutes after the battle... After the battle, dozens of ambulances arrived and began moving the critically injured of the Black Forge to the hospital. The dead were left outside the Daedalus for later pickup and burial. Those that w...
by Bullroarer4
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three: Set Me Free
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Chapter Three: Set Me Free

Kotoku Kotoku I Jazera Space Port Unconcerned with the archaic jet fighter above, the two Aeroframes above the battlefield flipped their frames over, diving into the battlefield. They opened their armored covers, revealing dozens of plasma mini missiles. A transmission played over every radio frequ...
by Bullroarer4
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three: Set Me Free
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Chapter Three: Set Me Free

Kotoku Orbit of Kotoku IV A moment of calm proceeded as Captain Shu was able to charge the drives for an emergency Jump. Space, time, and light folded inwards as the Han disappeared from the Kotoku system. Thousands of kilometers away, a half dozen Spheres detached from their mothership, Ion drives...
by Bullroarer4
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three: Set Me Free
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Chapter Three: Set Me Free

Kotoku Orbit of Kotoku IV Three seconds after the energy pulse was detected, captain Shu blinked as his sister ship was enveloped by a particle beam. A neat hole five meters wide was burned through the command section of the Imperial Frigate. A second beam lanced through the engineering section a h...
by Bullroarer4
Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three: Set Me Free
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Chapter Three: Set Me Free

Kotoku Orbit of Kotoku IV Fa Shu, Captain of the Imperial frigate "Han Xin", was resting in his command chair, linked to the ship wide neural net when a large energy pulse suddenly appeared three hundred thousand kilometers starward. Tracking the trajectory, he commanded all crew to their stations....
by Bullroarer4
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Setting Discussion
Topic: Internal Ship Layout Accounting for Artificial Gravity
Replies: 3
Views: 717

Re: Internal Ship Layout Accounting for Artificial Gravity

BT orientations - linear gravity (battletech like)

B5 orientations - centrifugal gravity (earth babylon 5 like)

ST orientations - technology gravity (star trek like)
by Bullroarer4
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three: Set Me Free
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Chapter Three: Set Me Free

Kotoku Kotoku I Jazera Space Port The traffic controller was having a usual day. He had reported to the Taienese standing watch commander about the emergency landing of the inbound ovoid dropship Icarus, a common shape in both the Imperial Army as well as in the courier and logistics castes. With t...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three: Set Me Free
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Chapter Three: Set Me Free

Kotoku Kotoku I Low orbit After an uneventful travel to Kotoku I, the Daedalus and the Icarus began their final descent. Scott radioed to the Jazera control tower from the bridge of the Icarus, "Jazera actual, this is the Icarus. We are experiencing some significant engine trouble and need to make ...
by Bullroarer4
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three: Set Me Free
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Chapter Three: Set Me Free

Kotoku Daedalus conference room Dav arrived before the rest. He took the head of the table, currently a sheet of Battle Frame Armor welded to a pair of thick metal posts in the center of the room. In his hands were a dozen data pads. Lacking an assistant, Dav placed a pad in front of a dozen foldin...
by Bullroarer4
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three: Set Me Free
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Re: Chapter Three: Set Me Free

Kotoku Icarus Aero Frame hangar Scott was over on the Icarus closing up an engine panel on the back up Pou nan Yie aero frame. It's internal space was geared for personnel transport and the external spaces were loaded with rocket pods. Progress continued on refurbishing the Icarus, especially the e...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three: Set Me Free
Replies: 8
Views: 1177

Chapter Three: Set Me Free

Set Me Free Kotoku Gateway, Port of Call After arriving in system, Dav contacted Charlie. "Thanks for the lift." The port-of-call station had several dozen lengthy piers jutting out from the main hub, a thickened disk with several structures covering the top, resting upon a large asteroid. To add t...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three Prologue: Cosmic Castaways
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Re: Chapter Three Prologue: Cosmic Castaways

Atraxis Atraxis IV Diej Prime As the last of the gear and people were loaded aboard the Icarus and Daedalus, Dav received a notification from the Star Port Controller. Their ride was here. Dav opened a comms channel to the Fortunate Son. "Heyo, you boys ready for a pickup?!" The freighter's captain...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Three Prologue: Cosmic Castaways
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Chapter Three Prologue: Cosmic Castaways

Cosmic Castaways Atraxis Atraxis IV Diej Prime After a week of intense recruiting, the main hangar was filled with recruits. Or at least that is what Dav told himself. Most would have called them the dregs of society. Druggies, criminals, half-starved aliens, immigrant families, you name it. If it ...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two Epilogue: We built This City
Replies: 1
Views: 537

Re: Chapter Two Epilogue: We built This City

Atraxis Atraxis IV Diej Prime Finally, the carryalls landed in Diej Prime. Scott, as the best technician in the forge, began the laborious process of assessing the dropships, now settled in large gantries. Three large Ovoid the size of buildings, each covered with open holes from weapon and reentry...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two Epilogue: We built This City
Replies: 1
Views: 537

Chapter Two Epilogue: We built This City

We Built This City Atraxis Atraxis IV Diej Prime Dav sat down at his hotel desk. Pulling a small steel locket emblazoned with an anvil and scales crossed with a pair of ancient halberds. He carefully opened it, revealing a small computer interface port. He took a moment to offer a prayer to Libra, ...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two: Indestructable
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

Re: Chapter Two: Indestructable

Atraxis Atraxis IV The Wastes As the smoke cleared, Dav could take stock of the battlefield. Most of the Atraxian warband were dead or fleeing. Two hold outs fought on but were likely to be put down soon. While not necessarily the way the battle should be fought, A victory with no Forge deaths was ...
by Bullroarer4
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two: Indestructable
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

Re: Chapter Two: Indestructable

Atraxis Atraxis IV The Wastes The rumble of five moving buildings vibrated the ground as they charged through the smoke. As they emerged, telemetry data began to scroll across the secondary monitors, notating weapons, ammunition locations, and general armor status. As soon as Muk could see the enem...
by Bullroarer4
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two: Indestructable
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

Re: Chapter Two: Indestructable

Atraxis Atraxis IV The Wastes Taking a moment to review the status of his team, Dav winced. Xir's beast had a serious wound in its side, leaking some blood on the sand as it landed. Joshua was hovering above the team, all green. Orange was missing an arm as well as a considerable lack of frontal to...
by Bullroarer4
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two: Indestructable
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

Re: Chapter Two: Indestructable

Atraxis Atraxis IV The Wastes With the improvised smoke cover deployed, Dav speaks to his team. "Joshua, strafe that huge monster of a mecha and try to take out any more artillery emplacements. Alex, keep up that targeting data, especially against any damaged mecha. We need to thin their numbers a ...
by Bullroarer4
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two: Indestructable
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

Re: Chapter Two: Indestructable

Atraxis Atraxis IV The Wastes The battle buggies continued to close, now circling the lead lance of Dav, Muk, Scott and Steven. Filled with hubris rather than intelligence, the young Atraxians fired randomly at each of the mecha. The remaining battlewagons continued their charge, focusing their fir...
by Bullroarer4
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two: Indestructable
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

Re: Chapter Two: Indestructable

Atraxis Atraxis IV The Wastes As Xir topped the dune, peaking above the ridge, His heightened senses observed the half dozen Atraxian mecha detach their heavy chains and began to turn and move towards the new sounds of a blaring challenge from Muk. Like a swarm of angry hornets, the Atraxian warband...
by Bullroarer4
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Wiki Workshop
Topic: Pou Nan Yie class aeroframe, Bullroarer4, 6/4/2019
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Pou Nan Yie class aeroframe, Bullroarer4, 6/4/2019

https://shattered-universe.com/doku.php ... _aeroframe

Another thing for the black forge. Also useful to others needing that something extra for their mecha plot.
by Bullroarer4
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Approved
Topic: Atraxian Crushah Battleframe, Bullroarer4, 6/7/2019
Replies: 1
Views: 624

Atraxian Crushah Battleframe, Bullroarer4, 6/7/2019

https://www.shattered-universe.com/doku ... gy:crushah

Doing a thing for the Black forge plot. Also a useful thing elsewhere.
by Bullroarer4
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two: Indestructable
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

Re: Chapter Two: Indestructable

Atraxis Atraxis IV The Wastes Several days later, the cockpit of Dav's mecha, The Dark Horse, was littered with empty cheap ration cans and water bottles refilled with urine. With little to do other than worry about finances and the logistics of acquiring and refitting at least one space capable dr...
by Bullroarer4
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter Two: Indestructable
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

Chapter Two: Indestructable

Atraxis Atraxis IV The Wastes That morning, just before the sunrise, The Black Forge assembled at the star-port. Again, Dav used the rest of his currency to charter three Carry-all. The first to bring the company out into the wastes to locate a suitable wreckage for salvage. The second and third to...
by Bullroarer4
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter 2 Prologue: Welcome to the Jungle
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Re: Chapter 2 Prologue: Welcome to the Jungle

Atraxis Atraxis iv Diej Prime The Slum Club Xir goes with the party to the Slum Club as planned. When Xir enters the front door, it takes a detailed look around the room taking special note of the bouncers and the obvious leaders in place. Leaders always have personal guard around or close to them s...
by Bullroarer4
Mon May 27, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter 2 Prologue: Welcome to the Jungle
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Re: Chapter 2 Prologue: Welcome to the Jungle

Atraxis Atraxis iv Diej Prime space port The next day Always on the look out for new members, Dav headed into the city to hit the usual dive bars and youth hostels. Those in need of work and brotherhood usually could be found in the seediest places. Dav Siddled up to the bar of one of the older base...
by Bullroarer4
Fri May 24, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Wiki Workshop
Topic: Hexacoaxium milligrams/Bullroarer4/05-20-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1311

Re: Hexacoaxium milligrams/Bullroarer4/05-20-2019

updated links https://shattered-universe.com/doku.php?id=gundeck:tech:wofleonium FTL material discussed. https://shattered-universe.com/doku.php?id=gundeck:tech:hexacoaxium Space fuel for those that like using that as a commodity https://shattered-universe.com/doku.php?id=gundeck:currency:werner Art...
by Bullroarer4
Mon May 20, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter 2 Prologue: Welcome to the Jungle
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Chapter 2 Prologue: Welcome to the Jungle

Atraxis Atraxis iv Diej Prime Space Port As the dusty clouds parted with the descent of the freighter, Fortunate Son, A large dome could be seen below. a bustling spaceport sat beside the protected area, various residential buildings intermeshed with tall skyscrapers, glittering jewels in an iron c...
by Bullroarer4
Mon May 20, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter One Epilogue: Ride Me Back Home
Replies: 2
Views: 839

Re: Chapter One Epilogue: Ride Me Back Home

Reservior Vice Greater Sydenham Metropolis M.E.C.H.A. Barracks The whole of The Black Forge stood around the viewing room, awaiting the feeds from the simulation room. Two pods sat in an ajacent room, awaiting the competators. Xir and Alex stood beside their respective pods. Dav explained to the two...
by Bullroarer4
Mon May 13, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter One Epilogue: Ride Me Back Home
Replies: 2
Views: 839

Re: Chapter One Epilogue: Ride Me Back Home

Reservoir System Vice M.E.C.H.A. Barracks While the captain was off doing what ever business needing done, Xir took a close look at the Friend's injured hide. While assessing the injuries from the battle with the pirates, Xir overheard the other humanoids talking and staring at Xir and the bio-mech...
by Bullroarer4
Mon May 06, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter One: Thunderstruck
Replies: 8
Views: 2023

Re: Chapter One: Thunderstruck

Reservoir Vice Polaris Outback With the smoke clearing due to a light breeze caused by the intense heat locally in the small forest, Xir and his bio-mecha became visible. The pirate mecha leveled their guns in Xirs direction, taking aim. Once the clear view was between the bio-mecha and the pirate m...
by Bullroarer4
Mon May 06, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: Chapter One Epilogue: Ride Me Back Home
Replies: 2
Views: 839

Chapter One Epilogue: Ride Me Back Home

Reservoir System Vice M.E.C.H.A. offices Dav was sitting in the plush offices of the local deal broker, MECHA. His contact here assured him that the person coming to meet with him was reputable. It went without saying that anybody that did business with mecha was vetted and bonded, or at least escr...
by Bullroarer4
Mon May 06, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: The Black Forge
Topic: The Black Forge OOC thread
Replies: 5
Views: 1500

Re: The Black Forge OOC thread

Weekly posts on Monday
by Bullroarer4
Sun May 05, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Rework
Topic: Imperial Colonies of New Terra/ INCL / 5/19
Replies: 8
Views: 1641

Re: Imperial Colonies of New Terra

That is essentially what i am saying. Moreso, as the story is the important element here, rather than a massive wiki, the setting should support that endeavor rather than making more stuff(TM pending) for stuffs sake. This is why i think this should be a collaborative effort between storytellers and...
by Bullroarer4
Sun May 05, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Rework
Topic: Imperial Colonies of New Terra/ INCL / 5/19
Replies: 8
Views: 1641

Re: Imperial Colonies of New Terra

While this particular "submission" does need a fair bit of work and flesh, the process for "canonizing" a particular element into the setting does need to be discussed and posted. 1 does this add anything new to the setting: new for newness sake is not always a useful thing. A better question would ...