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Media Gallery / Re: Squiggly's artsy things and worldbuilding
« on: 02/14/19, 12:01:19 PM »
Happy valentines' day! I drew the Brimstone Elemental from Terraria's Calamity mod for my gf, going to write a cute fire-related message on it after using all our ink to print it on a card lol.

Media Gallery / Re: Squiggly's artsy things and worldbuilding
« on: 02/13/19, 10:22:10 AM »

Raider Squad!

Raider Squad is an elite assault team in the Republic Army led by Captain Auri Suvas. Originally part of the 13th Airborne Regiment during the Great War, they were reorganized after the Treaty of Coruscant into a separate platoon-sized unit under Elin Garza's newly founded Special Forces Division. Their larger than usual size for a special forces team allows them to be in multiple locations at once on a battlefield while still remaining coordinated under one leader, with two BT-7 Thunderclaps to allow for separate insertions or airborne assaults.

Media Gallery / Re: Squiggly's artsy things and worldbuilding
« on: 02/09/19, 03:05:35 PM »
I was inspired by Space Pirates and Zombies to try drawing some warships from the top down, since I really struggle at doing 3d vehicles without any references. :/ It worked okay this time, maybe eventually i'll try to invent some new SWTOR ships this way to fill out the factons' fleets lol.

The Swordwind

Stellar vessels in the Dominion are elegant works of art plated in glistening plasteel and gold, with thick adamantine beneath and powerful energy shields on top to provide maximum protection. The Mantle's naval doctrine emphasizes speed and firepower, as such they generally rely much more on energy shielding than solid armour to save weight.

The Resplendent-Class Battleship is a 507 meter wide leviathan, designed by the very best shipwrights to supplement the Mantle's century-old Majestic-Class Battlecruisers. Resplendents are built with a relatively uncommon wing-shaped design which allows them to focus all of their firepower forwards at one target, with the added bonus of providing more room for engines and allowing exceptional manoeuvrability.

Resplendents are armed with a vast array of firepower to pulverize even the largest of enemy line ships. 2 void prisms, 2 dual-mounted accelerator guns, 6 triple ion cannon batteries, 19 quad heavy beam cannon turrets, and a smattering of point-defense burst cannons make it one hell of a gunship, melting opposing capital ships in mere minutes if they get too close. It also contains two small rear-facing hangars and an assault transport docking bay beneath, primarily to allow its resident troops to land on the surface of a planet.

It has a massive crew of around 3200, with further capacity to carry a full Army Legion of 2000 troops and their equipment. Of its crew, 500 are marine infantry dedicated to defending against (and performing) boarding actions, 300 are ground and air crew who maintain the ship's small complement of strike craft, 600 are servants/slaves, and the remaining 1800 are rank and file enlisted personnel or officers who keep the ship running and shooting.

Cantina / Re: Make a (fashion) statement
« on: 02/04/19, 08:25:48 PM »
I have more outfits, with not as much effort put into them but they still look nice!

This is my newest Jedi, Master Decilian Ansara, an aging veteran of the first war and loremaster of the now-defunct (aka firebombed violently) Kamparas Academy council who's been trying to bring her fallen love back to the light side for decades. The two outfits with opposing colour schemes nicely symbolizes the duality between the selfless Jedi personality she presents to others and the secret forbidden desire to bring her love back on the inside, but really that was just coincidental and I made them because they look cool lol.

Another Jedi, this time a veteran Shadow. I see this outfit on a lot of Jedi NPCs in military contexts, specifically on some of the bosses/trash on the Boarding Mission flashpoint, and I thought the skintight design seemed fitting for a flexible sneaky shadow lol. The colour also matches her blindfold a bit which is nice.

This is Zoe, a relatively quiet and down to earth Republic Army SpecForce trooper who is basically a foil in every way to my more zealous Marine Raider trooper. She distrusts the SIS, cares more about morals than orders, and doesn't follow mirialan customs or spiritualism very strongly beyond tattoos, plus her red and black armour is the exact opposite of blue and white. The non-armour outfit is a nice off-duty attire I found which still feels military-ish but without explicitly saying so like a dress uniform would.

Some idiot listed Thana Vash's armour set for 9,000 credits on the GTN, so I bought it and unlocked it in collections and now it's my go-to dress for all apprentices in the Crimson Host lol. It is the cutest thing, especially combined with a cute Darth Tyria-approved new hairstyle and a red/white dye.

And last is my main Sith, who just got a new hairstyle after nearly 5 years! The left outfit is what i'm using as her main armour now, the V-shaped cape looks really cool. The right outfit is just something I came up with while trying to find a use for some old KOTFE-era gear I had, the gold looks very regal and sithy.

The Trading Floor / Re: Squiggly's WTB things
« on: 02/03/19, 09:47:14 PM »
Right now I am looking to buy some decoration bundles so I can redo Tatooine to my ever-increasing standards and also so I can add a bit more life to Rishi with personnel. Here's two wishlists loosely organized from most to least important.

Direct purchase decorations:
Sith Lord's Artifacts Bundle (an incredibly high 1800 coins o.o )
Force-User Personnel Bundle (1100 coins)
Republic Personnel Bundle (700 coins)
Imperial Personnel Bundle (700 coins)
All the other personnel bundles are desirable too since personnel are such a pain to get elsewhere, they're all 700 coins each.
Alliance Fighter (575 coins)
Dread Fortress Portal (575 coins)
Dreaded Obelisks (575 coins each, looking to buy them in multiples of 2 tho, I think they also drop from an earlier pack)

Non-direct sale decorations:
Sith Interrogation Rack
Bounty Holding Cell (looking for at least 2 but they're so rare that i'll take what I can get lol)
Any/all of the Nathema flashpoint drops
Bounty Board Holotable or Game Table (or both)
Rakata Security Monitor (looking for multiple)
Imperial Medic
Hunter's Planning Table
DNA Holoconstructor (it's actually caffeine not DNA)
Arrangement: Authenticator Stall
Solar Panel

As always, I have no idea what price to ask so that's very negotiable and I can pay with items or credits because I still have a little bit of old stuff that I can't sell on the GTN. Jori Daragon's set, the Agile Reconnaissance set, and the Stronghold Defender's blaster rifle are probably the mostest expensivest. And I can pay with RP, fashion advice, or internet hugs too lol.

Previous posts here have also been updated, if something is not striked through then I am still looking for it but pretty much everything important so far has been acquired which is good!

Media Gallery / Re: Squiggly's artsy things and worldbuilding
« on: 01/27/19, 06:50:09 PM »

Plainclothes Agents

In the world of information gathering and covert military operations, there's no such thing as a fair fight. False flags, undercover operators, concealed gadgets, perfidy, black propaganda, bribes, and torture are all simply basic tools in the arsenal of Republic and Imperial intelligence services.

Media Gallery / Re: Squiggly's artsy things and worldbuilding
« on: 01/24/19, 09:10:49 PM »

Mantle Town Dress and Exercise Wear and Prosthetic Arm

Cybernetic enhancements are considered to be a crime against nature in the Dominion, the use of which is punishable by death. External prosthetics are a different matter, however, as they do not defile the human form internally and may be used to easily restore warriors back to combat-ready status after losing a chunk of flesh too large to regrow. Modern artificial limbs are highly responsive and can move just like a normal arm or leg, generally being tailored to match the wearer's former limb in size and weight, with more advanced models even feeding sensory information back into the body. They are attached through the use of a strong vacuum pump or a miniature gravity generator in the socket, ensuring that they can support the user's weight during strenuous activities such as one-handed pull-ups without causing discomfort.

Media Gallery / Re: Squiggly's artsy things and worldbuilding
« on: 01/09/19, 10:15:48 AM »

Darth Vaal

It takes great power to weave flesh and bone. Any alchemist worthy of their title can create crude bestial abominations, but it takes a true master of sorcery to enhance sentient beings into superior forms. Alchemical modification can be immensely painful and often leaves victims marked with horns, scars, or bony ridges as side effects, however the price is well worth it to become so much stronger.

edit: had to make the DS corruption more visible and therefore more cute lol

Cantina / Re: State of the Galaxy
« on: 01/07/19, 07:14:02 AM »
I think a consensus is necessary if there's going to be any sort of cohesive RP or conflict-based events in the future. I'd go with the "everyone survives" choice too, because that seems more likely to lead to full-on war and therefore gives more fun options for events on both sides.

Outside Realm / Re: Video Game OST Appreciation Thread
« on: 01/06/19, 08:41:57 PM »
The Calamity mod for Terraria has some nice music, which is surprising to me because I rarely hear mods with any music of their own lol. It doesn't all fit with the vanilla game's music imo but it's still great on its own, a few tracks sound pretty 90s-y but it reminds me of Tyrian so that's fine. My favourites are the Abyss themes.

Open Frenzy:
Siren's Call:
Hadopelagic Pressure: (and the boss fight version too)
rip and tear your guts Blood Coagulant:
The Step Below Hell:
Unholy Insurgency:

Next game: Deep Rock Galactic, which sounds retro af and I love it. Probably has something to do with the Alien-esque aesthetic they have going. Except instead of aliens it's different aliens, and instead of interstellar mining corporations it's different interstellar mining corporations... with dwarves.

Attack of the Glyphids:
Coward's Crossing:
Robot Getaway:
Leave No Dwarf Behind:
Beneath the Crust:

Frostpunk is brutal. Thematically I think you could call it Lovecraftian, because despite its lack of monsters or magic it portrays humanity as an insignificant blip on the radar living at the mercy of nature. Its music sounds like it could kinda fit the time period it's set in too, which is around 1887 I think.

Uncertain Future:
Before the Storm:
The Storm:

Here's some other miscellaneous stuff too.

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus - Children of the Omnissiah:
This sounds like dubstep plainsong. I love it and the world needs more technohymns lol. Game is great too, probably the best Warhammer 40k game we've had since Dawn of War II.

Civilization VI: Gathering Storm - Hungary (Atomic):
I have absolutely no knowledge of hungarian history before 1867 so I can't make any puns here lol, the music sure sounds nice tho.

SWTOR - Republic Fleet Ambiance:
In almost 5 years of playing I never actually noticed this song, I heard it a few weeks ago in-game and had to look it up because it's really pretty.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - The Storm:
Anyone who thinks this isn't the best Battlefield theme is wrong.

Endless Space 2 - The We:

A metal cover of the entire Bloodborne: The Old Hunters expansion soundtrack to go with that other metal cover of the vanilla game's soundtrack, except this one is even better:

World of Tanks - Pilsen:
World of Tanks - Minsk:

Events and Occasions / Re: Jedi Night Weekly Event Thread
« on: 01/02/19, 02:08:36 PM »
A meeting for Jedi to discuss the happenings on Ossus would be great I think!

The Trading Floor / Re: Squiggly's WTB things
« on: 12/23/18, 03:35:56 PM »
edit: it has been obtained!

I'd very much like to buy the Crimson Talon set, which is 2600 cartel coins on the market right now if anyone has that many coins they're willing to spend.

Would be willing to pay like 10 million for the set, but i'd rather just take the chest, leggings, and helmet if that makes it any cheaper. Don't need the gloves or boots or belt since I don't plan on unlocking it in collections, and those three sell for an insane amount on the GTN anyway so you'd still be able to get rich lol.

Media Gallery / Re: Squiggly's artsy things and worldbuilding
« on: 12/21/18, 11:11:26 AM »

High Priestess Scyriss

"He was delayed by Margonites, you say? I'm sorry, but it is a proven fact that they are a myth! Nice try."

Though Abaddon is long dead, replaced by the new goddess of truth Kormir over 250 years ago, a small few of his ancient demonic followers live on scattered across the deserts of Elona and elsewhere in Tyria. Some have attempted to atone for their sins by sharing their knowledge with groups such as the Durmand Priory or Order of Whispers. Others continue to obsessively collect knowledge and artifacts as they did before, scheming to gain power or defile the legacy of those heroes who defeated their lord.

Media Gallery / Re: Squiggly's artsy things and worldbuilding
« on: 12/14/18, 04:47:36 PM »

Arshia and Lyara

The Republic Navy may not have an entire branch dedicated to fielding elite troops like the army's Special Forces Division, but they do maintain quite a few of their own commandos for when basic marines won't cut it. From heavily armed Marine Raiders and jump troopers to more covert Force Reconnaissance teams and paramarines, there's no shortage of options to get a job done right.

Captain Lyara Idros, also known as the Hero of New Cov or just "that lady from the marine pinups", is a Mirialan from Dantooine serving in the Republic Navy's elite 251st Special Reconnaissance Regiment. Her second in command is Lieutenant Arshia Thali, a Corellian corpsman famed for earning first class Bloodstripes at just 17 years old during the Battle of Corellia.

Media Gallery / Re: Squiggly's artsy things and worldbuilding
« on: 12/08/18, 06:12:33 PM »

Lady Varuni and Legionary-Corporal Yara

Voidsuits are one of the most essential parts of any stellar adventurer's wardrobe, offering solace from the many environmental hazards found on unexplored worlds. They protect their wearer from intense pressures, extreme temperatures, dangerous energy sources, toxic atmospheres, and hazardous liquids among other things, making them useful not only in the vacuum of space but also deep underwater or on a hostile planet.


Sunspears or sunblades are traditional Aqylan polearms which mount an intense source of energy, such as a cutting torch or heat ray, between one to four sharp adamantine blades on the tip of the weapon. They were originally wielded by the elite Ansar warriors of Astrid Iovan's empire nearly 1,700 years ago, used to pierce through heavily armoured infantry and vehicles in melee when other portable anti-tank weapons failed to have an effect.

Modern versions are tremendously advanced, often fitted with particle beams or plasma guns which make them effective at much longer ranges than the more traditional designs. Sunspears have become fairly common today, if still somewhat specialized, most famously used as the primary weapon of the Aegis of Valora and in a smaller form by some Mantle units.

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