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by Rockrnger
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Songs of the Eons, Future Concepts and Ideas
Topic: Steppe mechanics
Replies: 9
Views: 1696

Re: Steppe mechanics

That's the hard part when we are talking about steppe cultures because what is technology in that setting. I mean, when horsemen and chariots first show up coming out of the steppe they might as well be rideing spaceships as far as everyone else is concerned. Or mongols not being able to make seige ...
by Rockrnger
Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Songs of the Eons, Future Concepts and Ideas
Topic: Steppe mechanics
Replies: 9
Views: 1696

Re: Steppe mechanics

So are you thinking of more "horses are technology" approach with horses just assumed to be there or modeling horse and other animal domestication from populations in the game?
by Rockrnger
Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Songs of the Eons, Future Concepts and Ideas
Topic: Steppe mechanics
Replies: 9
Views: 1696

Re: Steppe mechanics

It's neat to think of other kinds of metahumans or whatever living pastoral nomadic steppe lives (centaurs come immediately to mind) or even humans forming symbiotic relationships with fantasy animals (think valerians from game of thrones) and using them to just wreck face.
by Rockrnger
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Songs of the Eons, Future Concepts and Ideas
Topic: Steppe mechanics
Replies: 9
Views: 1696

Steppe mechanics

So steppe people have had a huge influence on world history and I don't see any reason to take the normal fantasy view of either a)ignoring them or b)turning them into mindless hordes.

So how will SOTE deal with them?