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From:     The future's not all it's cracked up to be <JDELISLE@??????.edu>
Date:     Wed, 19 Jan 1994 10:13:41 -0500
Subject:  Re: Diamonds and Gas Giants
>Phantom's note about Uranus was interesting, but a couple of thoughts.

>2--Normal airworlds don't have pressure increases as you descend
(Lorebook, p 62), somebody's gotta make some (ick) rules for it.  I'm
not volunteering...

        Why not have the center of the planet be an ocean, with a
diamond (or other type of gem) core? That would take care of both
pressure, and  discouraging adventurers from picking them up.

>3--If I were the Arcane, I wouldn't want anybody dumping a planet's
worth of diamonds on the interplanetary market.  Anybody with that much
buying power would be a nuisance (think of the inflation), but gnomes?
Think of all the smoke powder they could buy?  Just a tip for
conspiracy-minded DMs.

        Good point. Perhaps the Arcane would declare Uranus a base of
theirs, and off limits, or just envelope it in an anti-spelljamming/
anti-magic field.

>4--Should Terraspace really include anything past Saturn?  It doesn't
seem >fair to the Middle Ages to use planets that "didn't exist"
then....

	The system should include all 9 planets... possibly even a tenth, 
"dark" planet with an orbit perpendicular to the solar system. The
groundlings in the sphere might not know of any planets beyond Saturn,
but spacefarers would.

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Diamonds and Gas Giants    Michael Bauser    19 Jan 1994 09:04:12
Re: Diamonds and Gas Giants    The future's not all it's cracked up to be    19 Jan 1994 15:13:41

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