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Ecoraptor3339

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  • So apparently my reply to your message from a week ago didn't go through on my wall, and no reply is going through today either so I'm doing it here.

    Just wanted to thank you for the info, I understand better now. I'm ok with going in the Kraw galaxy, or even another one if its better.

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  • Hi Eco! I see you made some adjustments on the Kingdom of the Netherlands page. Interessting updates! Thank you for that. Are you going to use this added information for fiction as well?

    Greetzzzzzz

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    • No plans for Belgium as a user from there, so nope. That said, I'd be fun if the Kingdom of the Netherlands eventually grows to be shaped of the modern Benelux - in space. Its shape gave me a genuine laugh the first time I saw it! At that's point it'd be shaped like the United Kingdom of the Netherlands 2.0, but given that state did plenty good during it's brief existence, I wouldn't mind.

      I will try to get more involved in the Quadrants though! I would've started with the Waptoria and Imperium of War there where it not for Zilla's fiction in Mirus. Probably I'll do so with some form of semi-benevolent sapient-farming (not sapient-killing) hivemind, though I haven't worked out the specifics.

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    • Oh interessting! A Benelux in space, not a bad idea :D It might also have inspired me for decendants for in the Endless Space of Benelux origins but not part of the main Kingdom anymore. Well, again thanks for new inspirations :D

      And cool, feel very welcome in the Quadrants! There are some events coming up re-shaping the political geography- opening new possibilities in the wake of the fall of Rambo Nation.

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  • Hello Eco. This is Crimson. You may or may not have read my message on the "New Thread" thread. I checked back and saw that no one replied to it. Maybe all three of you guys saw it. Maybe you even forgave me, as was my goal in writing it. Thing is, I won't know unless someone replies, and its the not knowing that's eating at me.

    Perhaps you guys are suspicious and think I'm trying to come back. I'm not. I have no ulterior motives other than that what went down between us all has weighed on me ever since, and I want to be at peace with you guys. The reason I'm bothering you with this is because we parted ways the most amicably. Maybe you can tell me if you and the others saw my post and talked about it somewhere else, or just never replied, or maybe you don't forgive because you think I want back. I'm hoping we can all part as friends again after this, but like I said, I won't know and won't be able to put this to bed without someone telling me.

    I sort of wrote this as it came to mind, so I hope it isn't too rambling or hard to understand. Sorry to bother you with this. I really hope you'll reply. Peace.

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    • Oh, one last thing. I looked at the Empire of Claws page just to see what it was. I assume you'll remove references to my fiction, and it being some sort of hate sink against me? Thanks. Sorry to have to post again. You can still consider the above my last message.

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    • I'll do that then. I wound't at all say that the EoC is a hate sink against you. Rather it is supposed to be a faction with no redeeming qualities whatsoever.

      Good luck to you too.

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  • Pal It's DtayBone

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  • So I wasn't very satisfied with my old fanrasyverse fiction, so I've decided to start over with completely new fiction.

    Basically I'm posting this up so we can talk about how our fiction might interconnect. I already had this discussion with Zilla on the discord and basically how that goes is Mendel and Union Alliance, while everyone hates the Oragru and Sethraki. Though the Deepborn and Balorku might be connected in some way. Anyway do you have any ideas on how our respective fictions might connect?

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  • Since that omnipresent message board seems to be the thing for only a few people, I'll ask on this message.

    What happened to the UAE?

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    • That depends. Out-of-universe, nothing. In-universe, it fell into inactivity after the formation of the Covenant of Mirus which split the natives araprt in pro- and anti-Covenant parties. With the Hand of Retribution defeated, the Vanara will spearhead a reconciliation process to reform it.

      I'm hoping to get a fullblown storyline out of it featuring the Ethereal Enlightenment as pseudo-terrorist enemies who want to prevent it as they see themselves as the only true UAE already. You're free to join in if you feel like it.

      Good work on the Dynastic Systems of Sal'ir, by the way!

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    • I would love to join in.

      And thanks! Right now I’ve just got the history to do and I’m pretty sure I’ll be finished.

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  • Because why not.

    Perhaps we should start with writing the story that gets the UAE back together?

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    • @All - Made a new Mirror verse character Tell me what you think.

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    • Hey guys.

      Hey Gorzill, hey Zilla, hey Eco. This is Crimson. God, I hated that username. I wanted to change it, never did. Should've.

      It's been about a year, but I was on the site grabbing some of my old fiction and decided to say what needs saying.

      This might be a bit long, so I'll preface it by saying this. I'm not interested in returning, I'll get that out of the way right now. That would be contradictory to the reason I'm writing this. I want to clear the air, so I can look back on the time I spent on this site as a good experience. I did have quite a lot of fun here, and I'm tired of that being marred by a few mistakes.

      I suppose you might've wondered why I rather lost my mind towards the end there. There are reasons, but I don't think they really matter. I'll state some of them anyway, but I offer no excuses for the inexcusable, only explanations.

      I've always had trouble with mental illness, which includes aggressiveness, lack of empathy for others, propensity for arguing and a total lack of any kind of verbal filter. Sound familiar? Its not usually bad to the extent it was last year, but at the time, I'd just quit school, and gone from daily interaction with others to having hardly any social contact at all. It was very jarring, and compounded by other things, resulted in what you guys witnessed. Like I said, its not an excuse for the way I treated you all, its just an explanation.

      On top of that, certain politics became all I'd hear about on TV, the internet, in what little conversation I did have, day after day. I'm not really a Hitler-loving fascist; yes, I've studied them extensively, but out of morbid curiosity and the strange way my brain finds things fascinating. It'd take a wall of text twice this size to explain anything about how my brain works. Anyway, my hatred of the rising alt-right politics brewed nicely in my brain, and I needed to scream, and rant and rave. Claiming allegiance to such an ideology was how I tried coping. Kind of ironic, I know, given the flags many alt-righters like to wave. My reasonings, and justifications, they're not something I'm interested in writing and I'm sure you're not interested in hearing.

      Again, not an excuse. Though I do hope you can see my offensive rants as products of frustration and other things, rather than me just being a bad person, or a... what do the internet people call them alt-right trolls? Edge-lords?

      In any case, if I recall I was ready to leave around the time Gorzill and I had our falling out anyway. I think at the time I was telling myself that you guys didn't like my fiction anyway, and didn't want my participation. That might've been the case at the end due to my writing becoming increasingly nonsensical. I think part of me always felt like an outsider with you guys, and that my fiction didn't fit with yours, but I think I know why.

      I didn't join the wiki because I had my own Spore ideas I wanted to publish. I joined because for the past year before I joined, I'd been reading your fiction extensively. It was my favorite of the Spore material I had read. I'm not sure why exactly I joined in the first place. I do remember I created nothing for the first few weeks, and then only small things to add onto your fiction. Like those Nexus Heads. I guess you could say I viewed your fiction like Frank Herbert's Dune, and didn't want to become Brian by adding a bunch of second-rate ideas to it. But hey, what was i gonna do? Hang around the threads like a bat and parrot "helpful" ideas?

      Looking back, I was always a little resentful of my own additions to the fiction. I blame the tangents I'd go on with some of my characters as the cause of death for the Mirusian Conflicts. Almost all of my starting characters were individuals of species you guys had created, too. Because, at the time, I thought adding my own would've made me "Brian"!

      So there you have it. I was never trying to steal or take over your fictions. I'm not even sure how someone would actually go about doing that. I used your stuff at first because I didn't want to damage the integrity of your fiction, and later because, and I'm not sure how well to put this into words, I guess I didn't see our fictions as being exclusive; I figured the best stories could be made from a shared collective of ideas, that any one of us could've and should've mixed and matched ideas to make the best stories. I'm not sure that's how collaboratives are supposed to work, but oh well. Truth be told, I wouldnt've minded if you guys had used my creations as liberally as I used yours. There might've been a few times when someone did, and I got irritated, and while I don't know the specifics, you might chalk it up to sheer hypocrisy. In general, though, none of you engaged with my fiction to the extend I did with yours (and that might've been a good thing!), and that made me feel a bit rejected. Whether that makes any sense, I'll leave for you to decide.

      Now that I can sit back and think about my contributions, I think my work was definitely not as good as I thought it was. I'm very good at coming up with ideas, but putting them down in writing? Not so much. No matter how much detail I throw into something, I can never seem to flesh it out into more than a few skimpy paragraphs. I have the same trouble with book writing. I think my inability to flesh things out led to the degradation of my fiction. Especially Fenric Vermillion. He was supposed to be as good of a character as Glacier was. Yeah, right. I'm not sure what led to his total failure as a character, but I think the most likely explanation is I hardly wrote any actual stories about him, only descriptions, and that made him seem two dimensional and poorly developed.

      On the subject of Fenric: I never should have had him conquer Ugandalore. That was, I'm almost certain of, is what killed my Spore contribution. What a stupid, nonsensical plot that was. Doing it over again, I'd have had him go straight to the northern part with the clans and had him do some kind of low-level insurgency. That would've made much more sense, and made a much better story. Or, I could've just not killed off Glacier. That might've been my ultimate mistake. But then again, Glacier'd become a good guy. His story was all but ended.

      Anyway, yeah, I hated Fenric, but I wanted to make his story work, so I kept reaching. That's why he got as bad an end as Glacier. If anyone's curious, the ending I would've went with would be having him freeze to death in the blizzard as planned, but then being forced to repeat his entire doomed quest for power from the beginning (because of that crow-staff curse), having his memories intact, but being forced to fail no matter what for all eternity. That was the only good ending for him once I'd ruined his character.

      Now Durrandon, he was my last gasp. I honestly think that, if I'd taken my vacation two months earlier than I did (and thus avoiding the fight with Gorzill), I could've come back refreshed and made Durrandon the best character I'd ever conceived. I don't think anything I wrote about him ruined him; I quit before I could flesh him out. I think you guys would've liked where he was going.

      In light of the fact that I frequently took inspiration from real people and countries in history, I've been thinking of taking some of my fiction and combining it with other ideas, and writing a series of alternate history novels set in the early 1900s, with my characters as humans leading real or semi-real countries. It might come to something if I'm inspired enough to focus on it. That's really what it takes for me to write well is focus.

      In conclusion, all I ask is that we declare our confrontations as water under the bridge, and that we part as good friends who worked together on some good stories. Things were said that should not have been, but that's in the past, and the past shouldn't haunt you. I still harbor some anger over how we parted, but I'd like to kill that hear and now, and that's why Im writing this. I will hold no more anger towards you for anything said, nor to the admins for banning me. I hope you all will do the same. I'm not Spartan or that other guy, Thunderbird. I'm not a troll.

      I'll probably visit the site from time to time to collect pieces of my fiction, so if anyone wants to reply to this I'll see it. I'll probably read some of your fiction, and enjoy it like I did before I joined the wiki. It was a fun four years I had with you guys. Pity it ended the way it did, but that's life. So here's to you guys, and Glynn and Cyrannian too. May you have long and meaningful lives. Crimson out.

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  • ...To send off to Mirus. I plan to have the Edict send an ark fleet to colonize Mirus.

    I don’t have much of an idea for what they’re gonna do there yet. Problem is, as per my writing skills >_<, the Edict runs on a conundrum of having a shallow knowledge of other empires and how exactly they can get involved.

    Seeing how you’re a player in Mirus, I want to ask how or where I can tag along, or if I should be asking this somewhere else :|

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    • You nearly got me there!

      You're welcome, but we don't have anything planned as of yet. Well, Crimson probably has, but he's focussing on Cyrannus at the moment.

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