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    EOW 120: Capitol city, Gas Planet


    Briefremise: humans have conquered and settled space, one of the centers of culture and civilization is located on a gas planet, This capital city is a shining gem in a hostile but beautiful environment

    Required elements: City
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    Last edited by chaosrocks; September 22nd, 2009 at 02:12 PM.
    To see the world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wildflower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour.

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    I'm confused. Is it floating just above the atmosphere or.. ? As far as I know, there is no solid ground on a gas giant and light can't penetrate the thick atmosphere. Maybe I'm just too picky.
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    I didn't specify What gas, or that it was a Gas Giant.. though it certainly Could be

    since when does a city have to be on the ground?

    how to build a city on the gas [planet is kinda the point
    I can think of at least a dozen solutions to the problem...
    there's no breathable atmosphere either....

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    OH, I will be watching this one. Alas, I cannot particpate yet, as I'm still finishing a final project that's due this week. I might try though, if I finish early enough. If not...I'll have to live vicariously.

    This looks like a lot of fun though.
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    Allright i'm in for a journey to another planet!
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    Hmmm perhaps something like this, a sort of a ring-shaped city around a Neptune-like ice giant.

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    Sounds good. Hope I have time this weeks since I missed out on the Magic Flute one.
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    I may give this one a spin, I just found out about aerogel this morning and it seems relevant



    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerogel
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    wow this aerogel looks amazing. very inspiring ALH
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    i think i´m going to join this one - going to post some wips later !!!!
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    I'm doing this one, it will be my first!
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    First try at this, the idea behind mine is basicly a planet emitting fumes of a very hot gas, these fumetrails start all over the planet and go hundreds of kilometers above the atmoshpere. Between these dangerous gas trails future humans have started a colony to harvest this gas. Harvester ships, details of the atmosphere, more stations, service depots and all the other stuff are yet to be added.

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    EOW 120 Capiltol city, Gas planet

    small update:
    EOW 120 Capiltol city, Gas planet

    tx for the tip Fuseboy, i'll redo the whole city

    another update:
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    @Wixxi, I think you need to tilt your city to the left. "Vertical" lines should be perpendicular to the planet's horizon.
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