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The development in this thread, makes me wonder once more how GW will react to the inevitable Warhammer 40k mod.

Warhammer: Geheimnisnacht, the CKII mod is possibly the best thing Warhammer game that incorporates tons of lore and is generally lore-friendly. So I am p gamesworkshop won't care.
 
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Having looked at the dev diary again, I noticed "Xeno enlightenment". Which got me very interested, as I always wanted to see the "progressor's dilemma" in a game. I wonder if this would have the possibility to be a disaster as big as in the Noon Universe.
 

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Having looked at the dev diary again, I noticed "Xeno enlightenment". Which got me very interested, as I always wanted to see the "progressor's dilemma" in a game. I wonder if this would have the possibility to be a disaster as big as in the Noon Universe.
you might have to explain that more, like I don't have any idea what you are talking about lol

Uh yeah IDK where these people are getting it from but GW has NOT been ruining W40K. IMO it has been getting better and better with the Horus heresy novel series, and definitelly more mature indeed.

I agree, WH40k is fine. Fantasy sales were lacking and they wanted to make it more like 40k so they ruined fantasy doing that and fucked the lore hard up the ass. I never cared about fantasy but people I know who do are seriously upset about it.
Good stuff. I once met a woman in a coffee place in my home town, who told me that nobles are called blue-blooded, because they actually have blue blood. Why is that so? Because they are aliens, of course. I want to do this as well. My alien race will be able to disguise themselves as humans and rule pre-FTL societies, but did not yet research the "changable blood color"-tech. Stupid random tech system.

What's funny about this is it's the whole David Icke thing. The reptilians control the world idea and I want to paly a game where i'm doing that.

Another interesting one is I watch Alex Jones on occasion (Infowars) not seriously but for entertainment. There was a time where he was going off on this idea that the "elites" wanted to merge with machines to achieve immortality and that when they do this they will kill the rest of us. They are getting advanced technology and things like that from contacting aliens or extradimensional beings.

There are a lot of crazy ideas around like this. when I was watching that video I was laughing for at least 2 hours.
 

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you might have to explain that more, like I don't have any idea what you are talking about lol
One of the most famous sci-fi setting of the 70-s and 80-s was the Noon Universe by the Strugastky brothers
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noon_Universe
A superficially utopian universe with technologically advanced humans, who actively practice "progressorship", in other words enlightenment of other civilisations. And the ending is not quite as utopian.

With "Xeno enlightenment" being one of the options in the screenshot in this DD, I was wondering just how it will work and whether there are different outcomes possible when trying this.
 
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One of the most famous sci-fi setting of the 70-s and 80-s was the Noon Universe by the Strugastky brothers
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noon_Universe
A superficially utopian universe with technologically advanced humans, who actively practice "progressorship", in other words enlightenment of other civilisations. And the ending is not quite as utopian.

With "Xeno enlightenment" being one of the options in the screenshot in this DD, I was wondering just how it will work and whether there are different outcomes possible when trying this.

I can see how that might become a problem. Can you imagine someone coming down today and teaching us about FTL-travel? It would not bode well for the galaxy.
 
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Man, I can't wait to hear about the pre-FTL interaction. That's something that ends up missing from a lot of other space games.
 
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So if I understand all of this and the other dev diaries correctly, I can actually be the Greys and experiment on humans? Then exterminate them when they become wise.
 

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I like how warhammer parent accompanies warhammer in this thread on first page.
 

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