History VideoGame / MasterOfOrion

3rd Dec '16 6:37:52 PM ChronoLegion
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** FishPeople / {{Cthulhumanoid}}: Trilarians, the aquatic race. In [=MoO2=], where they first appeared, they were aquatic humanoids with fins and small tentacles, and in [=MoO3=] their appearance was changed to look more like eels.

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** FishPeople / {{Cthulhumanoid}}: Trilarians, the aquatic race. In [=MoO2=], where they first appeared, they were aquatic humanoids with fins and small tentacles, and in [=MoO3=] their appearance was changed to look more like eels. Their ''Conquer the Stars'' appearance goes with humanoids with tail fins, face tentacles, and a single eye.
2nd Dec '16 9:26:59 AM ChronoLegion
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** Elerian Fiefdoms (ruler - Grand Marshal)
** Gnolam League (ruler - Commodore)
** Trilarian Shoal (ruler - Stinger)
12th Nov '16 2:54:15 PM greatpenguin
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** Meklar Combine (ruler - CB-715)

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** Meklar Combine (ruler - CB-715)Overseer)
6th Nov '16 3:48:38 PM esq263
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** In the 2016 game, the Terran Khanate's home system is Ceti Alpha, the system where Khan Noonien Singh was stranded in StarTrekTheOriginalSeries.

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** In the 2016 game, the Terran Khanate's home system is Alpha Ceti. Flip the names around and you get Ceti Alpha, the system where Khan Noonien Singh was stranded exiled in StarTrekTheOriginalSeries.
6th Nov '16 2:31:20 PM esq263
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** In the 2016 game, the Terran Khanate's home system is Ceti Alpha, the system where Khan Noonien Singh was stranded in StarTrekTheOriginalSeries.
18th Oct '16 12:23:26 PM ChronoLegion
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* CrystalSpiresAndTogas: The Psilon aesthetic in ''Conquer the Stars''. Their leader, the Controller, is shown wearing robes in a brightly-lit room curved room with plenty of windows and some strange glowing contraption spinning in the center. The music is decidedly New-Agey. Even the Controller's voice is a soothing baritone.
18th Oct '16 12:18:36 PM ChronoLegion
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* ArbitraryHeadcountLimit: Generally averted, since the game allows you to have more ships than your command points allow, although it comes at a hefty economic penalty. Played straight with Doom Stars in ''Conquer the Stars'', where any player is limited to one at a time. This prevents players from having a fleet entirely made up of Doom Stars.
23rd Sep '16 5:30:05 AM ChronoLegion
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* SiliconBasedLife: The Silicoids, naturally. Their appearance varies from game to game, although it tends to keep them vaguely humanoid (two arms and two legs), except for the third game, where they appear to be a strange mish-mash of purple crystals with tendrils. In the 2016 game, they return to their appearance from the first game, including the strange glowing rocks floating around in their head cavity. Due to their nature, they consume inorganic matter, so food is useless to them. However, this also means that their production is reduced because they eat the ore. They are also much more resistant to hostile biomes. In the 2016 game, they are the only race, who can terraform Volcanic planets.
23rd Sep '16 5:11:21 AM ChronoLegion
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* CleavageWindow: In the first game, the Mrrshan ambassador has an outfit that does little to hide her... vast tracts of land, including one of these.

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* CleavageWindow: In the first game, the Mrrshan ambassador has an outfit that does little to hide her... vast tracts of land, including one of these. The 2016 game goes with AbsoluteCleavage instead for the Mrrshan Empress.
23rd Sep '16 5:08:57 AM ChronoLegion
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* {{Terraforming}}: Each type of planet (except Toxic) can eventually be turned into a life-rich Gaia World. High technology even allows you to transform gas giants and asteroid belts into solid worlds.

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* {{Terraforming}}: Each type of planet (except Toxic) can eventually be turned into a life-rich Gaia World. High technology even allows you to transform gas giants and asteroid belts into solid worlds. In the 2016 game, Toxic planets can be improved as well (although not through terraforming), but Volcanic planets can only be improved by Silicoids (or by blowing them up with a [[WaveMotionGun Stellar Converter]] and reforming the resulting AsteroidThicket with a mobile factory ship). If you're not playing as them, you may want to avoid those, although large and rich Volcanic planets can still be useful, if you can supply them with food.
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