DITL Species 12 - Looks

Whats it look like?

Poll ended at Thu May 14, 2009 7:12 am

1. Horizontal pod like creature
4
24%
2. Plant with description
1
6%
3. Goomba... is a female called a Goombra?
1
6%
4. PENIS with testicles I mean tentacles.
2
12%
5. Star Control 3 creature
0
No votes
6. Planet Elemental from WoW
2
12%
7. Sporeling from WoW
0
No votes
8. Mycoloth from Magic: The Gathering
7
41%
9. Fungal Shambler huge ass thing.
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 17

Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby stitch626 » Tue May 05, 2009 10:21 pm

Yeah, I can change it back. :mrgreen:
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Deepcrush » Tue May 05, 2009 10:22 pm

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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby stitch626 » Tue May 05, 2009 10:23 pm

Or not. :whistle:
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Nickswitz » Tue May 05, 2009 10:55 pm

After looking at it again, we could do just as much with the Mycolith thing as we could with the Goomba, as in the huge size change from humans, I think change from the normal stereotypical Trek aliens would be interesting, since we always complain about them.
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Monroe » Wed May 06, 2009 3:26 am

If Mycoloth wins is everyone fine with the name Mycoloth or would you all perfer something else?
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Tsukiyumi » Wed May 06, 2009 3:29 am

Monroe wrote:If Mycoloth wins is everyone fine with the name Mycoloth or would you all perfer something else?


Something else.

We're only stealing the basic form of the thing. Don't want Wizards of the Coast suing us. :wink:
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Mikey » Wed May 06, 2009 1:28 pm

Besides - I really don't want to end up using an Earth term for "fungus" making up a part of the name for a completely alien species. That's almost as bad as naming an alien empire after a hero from Roman mythology.

Oh, wait... :bangwall:
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Monroe » Wed May 06, 2009 6:14 pm

Mikey wrote:Besides - I really don't want to end up using an Earth term for "fungus" making up a part of the name for a completely alien species. That's almost as bad as naming an alien empire after a hero from Roman mythology.

Oh, wait... :bangwall:



So the Aeneidians are out?
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Mikey » Wed May 06, 2009 6:26 pm

Yes. The Aeneid Star Empire is right out. :lol:
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Sionnach Glic » Wed May 06, 2009 7:17 pm

Okay, okay, no Roman names.

So how about the Boadecian Star Alliance?
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Mikey » Wed May 06, 2009 7:53 pm

gesundheit.
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Monroe » Wed May 06, 2009 8:02 pm

Why does it even need to have 'star' in it? Star Empire sounds lame anyway.
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Lazar » Wed May 06, 2009 8:32 pm

Mikey wrote:Besides - I really don't want to end up using an Earth term for "fungus" making up a part of the name for a completely alien species. That's almost as bad as naming an alien empire after a hero from Roman mythology.

Or naming a squid-like race after calamari? :lol:
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Mikey » Wed May 06, 2009 9:43 pm

Lazar wrote:
Mikey wrote:Besides - I really don't want to end up using an Earth term for "fungus" making up a part of the name for a completely alien species. That's almost as bad as naming an alien empire after a hero from Roman mythology.

Or naming a squid-like race after calamari? :lol:



OK, one person got it. Thanks, Lazar.

Monroe wrote:Why does it even need to have 'star' in it? Star Empire sounds lame anyway.


It doesn't. My reference was that using a name for our race with "myco-" in it is as absurd as having the Romulan Star Empire, "Romulus" being a reference to Earth mythology.
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Re: DITL Species 12 - Looks

Postby Tsukiyumi » Wed May 06, 2009 10:40 pm

So was Vulcan. :lol:
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