I. The Ultimate Game
Some of the player interaction in the Ultimate Game would be done using editors, which are seperate windows in which vraious objects can be designed. All of the editors will be the same editor, but operating on different timescales and length scales, to allow for maximum consistency and transferrability.
There are three key timescales on which editing things can occur: Natural, Directed and Participative.
- Natural is allowing things to change naturally, which will be under the control of the player for the purposes of sanity. This occurs on the timescale of millions of years
- Directed is having the player's species participate in the control of evolution - in other words, technology. This allows for much faster development a…
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The SIVerse notation scheme is another way to describe -verses that's been hinted at in the wiki. I've decided to expand it into a complete classification.
A universe sits at the centre of the classification. It's just you're normal universe, being the totality of existance and all that. Basic stuff.
Large SI prefixes make larger universes. A kiloverse is what would otherwise be called a multiverse. A megaverse is what would otherwise be called a metaverse. So on, and so forth.
What about smaller SI prefixes? A solution to what these could mean can be found with the application of some intuition, and some hard numbers .
A universe can be considered as containing multiple galaxies, widely spaced. These are located at 3.0 on the Kardashev scale,…
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When looking at the 6+1 scales of science, I realised that they corresponded nicely to some group of evolutionary stages. Each one was conceptually different to the previous one, and represended a leap up in complexity.
What this means, of course, is the ultimate game: one where you start at the bottom, and, pseudopod by claw by spaceship, climb up to the top.
The game would be divided into seven stages. You can begin at any stage, though for the full experience, you would start at the first and smallest one. During each stage, you built up power by modifying your player, until you reach the top, and then carry what you've made up to the next stage to influence the world on a larger and larger scale.
These seven stages are:
- Physical - Adjusting…
I added the multiverses to the -verse hierarchy and automatically grouped them in yEd, and it gave these different groupings:Read more >
If you have two sets A and B, and you want to describe the location of an element of B using some number of elements of A, you need an ordered tuple at least
elements of A. This is the minimum dimensionality of B when coordinates of elements of B can take values from A.Read more >