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What do the Ijad look like?

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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby Xero010 » Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:21 pm

I think that would require a living host. Unless the frame was cyber-organicly designed. Hmmm. . .
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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby Foxfire » Fri Feb 01, 2013 12:28 pm

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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby Thaddeus » Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:48 pm

It just seems that, knowing an Ijad's anatomy, one could design an artificial receptacle for the brain slug's attachers...
and what could grant an Ijad greater coordination then directly controlling a frame?

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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby Joshua A.C. Newman » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:54 pm

A naked Ijad has its two palps and some grabby nurbles on its underside. They can't see, feel, or communicate well; their inborne senses are practically vestigial. That's why they ride a ghanat inside a Scrambler, for instance. Ghanats have limbs, toes, eyes, ears, reflexes, and all that good stuff.

But if you want to do some crazy-ass frames, put an Ijad on something else from the Celiel ecosystem! The text talks about flying and swimming animals, too. There are probably little, fast land animals, big, crushing gargants, graceful gazelle-things, and who knows what else.
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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby gusindor » Sun Feb 03, 2013 3:46 pm

Always bring a speech to a gunfight.
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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby ChaosChild » Sun Feb 03, 2013 6:00 pm

From a rules point of view, that makes removing systems a whole lot messier. Removing weapons and armour is one thing, removing limbs is a different matter altogether.
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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby Xero010 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:58 am

Even more fun. Starcraft zealots anyone? :D
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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby Zero Revenge » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:16 pm

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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby gusindor » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:38 pm

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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby Xero010 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:40 pm

If it bother people that much, why not make them giant insects? "Lose a limb?PSSHHH. I GOT SEVEN MORE SUUCKKKKAAA!!!"
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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby Mantisking » Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:25 pm



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Re: What do the Ijad look like?

Postby Xero010 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:14 pm

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