“It turned and bit! It turned and bit,
And what was left behind them?
The tractor swallowed soil and soul,
And threw out blood behind them.”
Local Oral History, The Ghost of Mali, Alpha Centauri System.
For those that live on The Ghost of Mali station, the Catastrophe marked the end of an era of unquestioning trust and the beginning of an age of skepticism and fear of technology. Once a highly automated agricultural station, the mass destruction that occurred during the Catastrophe was credited to the malfunction of the multitude of machines and, despite the First Law, residents have grown hateful and suspicious of technology ever since. For some, that ignorance-bred fear may be authentic, but for others, this convenient excuse is seized upon in order to exploit cheap labor in the form of bond servants.
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Do you hear the people sing?
Singing the songs of angry men?
It is the music of a people
Who will not be slaves again!
– Unknown, ancient Earth
When the Catastrophe struck, each station was affected and reacted in a different manner. It is perhaps this singular fact that has created such a tumultuous state of affairs in trying to reclaim our civilization. Concurrently, it has also given rise to a plethora of fascinating communities and locales for the enterprising traveler to explore! Galactic Destinations is proud to present The Court of Fools, a colorful and unique area borne of the events that occurred after the Catastrophe on Bordeaux station.
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Once upon a time, humanity will spread out through the galaxy. They will create massive jump gates to travel between star systems and will tunnel into enormous asteroids to populate with their millions. An era of prosperity will come about, where we want for nothing. In an instant, it will all come crashing down around us. Read on to find out more about the Catastrophe…
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Humanity finds itself in a position unique in its history. We, for the first time in our civilization’s life span, possess technology at our disposal that we no longer know how to craft. The knowledge of a number of technologies and systems that we utilize, the secrets behind their inner workings and prototype designs have been lost after the events of the Catastrophe.
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“Ships come to life on København, and come to die on Gadani.”
In our last installment of Galactic Destinations, we introduced you to the Wreckage, and the shipyards of København. Today, we will give you a glimpse at a station light years away: The Yards of Gadani. Whereas “new” vessels are born on København, ships whose services are no longer needed come to Gadani for their final days.
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Lost your way in Tau Station? Languishing with a lack of direction? Keep your eyes open for the Action Flag!
The Action Flag is the small orange icon that you’ll see on some of the game’s tabs. This little symbol serves as your compass to the people and places that have possible actions awaiting you.
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What is best in life? To crush your enemies. See them driven before you. That’s right, in today’s Tip of the Day we are talking about combat!
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Yesterday we talked about how to make money selling items and equipment. In today’s Tip of the Day we will discuss how to store your goods before finding the right buyer: Storage & Inventory.
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It is said that some things cannot be bought by money alone. Well, that’s not the case in today’s Tip of the Day. Today we are talking about cold, hard cash. Today we are discussing the Market!
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“Knowledge is power, and I know a lot.”
(-Education Technician Amaidoo)
Do you want to know more also? – Then follow us in today’s Tip of the Day about the University!
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