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This is an old revision of GeniesStarships made by ConradWong on 2015-03-24 18:28:24.

 

Starships


Because everyone loves ships that can actually go to those twinkling lights in the sky.


Acceleration Couches - most will accommodate a range of humanoid shapes but weirder alien races must have custom-made couches. They are filled with a reactive gel which cushions the occupant against sudden impacts, with a thin hypoallergenic seat cover and straps/harnesses which can be easily fastened across a variety of physiologies. Controls are generally built into the armrests of acceleration couches, at least the most urgently required ones. This prevents the crew from being flung around the bridge due to high-G maneuvers or high-energy impacts on the ship.



Plasma Shields - these high-energy magnetic fields contain dense plasma which redirects or attenuates weapon fire passing through it. They are also used to deflect the heat generated by atmospheric entry. They are strongest against energy weapons, weakest against projectiles. One cannot fire through a shield; one must create temporary portholes in the shield through which weapons can fire.


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