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From:     Joe Kirby <warlord@???????.??????????.net>
Date:     Thu, 6 Jun 1996 18:50:02 -0500
Subject:  Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413
At 08:02 PM 6/6/96 GMT, you wrote:
>>  Saturn; This planet has a huge landmass, but it is very simular to earth,
>> jsut bigger. Primary Population is Giants and Dragons.
>
>Are you striving for realism, in the sense of preserving the actual
>makeup of the solar system? Because if you are, Saturn is more like
>Jupiter than like Earth. It's primarily made up of hydrogen and helium.
>If you're going to say that Jupiter in your sphere is an air world, then
>Saturn should be as well. Besides, in spelljamming terms a planet of that
>size would have an immense size value. In my games, I like to give the
>illusion of gravity, to ease the players minds into accepting the more
>wild physics of spelljamming. And a land planet of Saturn's size would
>have several times Oerth-normal G.
>
>And in response to an earlier question, I pretty much disregard the last
>spelljammer novel as not having happened at all, or not having happened
>yet. Because I bought the Legend of the Spelljammer boxed set ages ago,
>and I didn't appreciate that all of the major characters got waxed. So
>much for that set. Thus, I never read it, don't know about it, and as far
>as I am concerned, it hasn't happened.
>
 Well for one, I am not being realistic about the planets. For second, as
far as I know, we don't know what is exactly at the center of Jupiter or
Saturn, we haven't been able to get a probe to go far enough in its atmosphere.
 Also I go by the spelljammer principle that any land mass (Mars-Jupiter)
has a gravity of one. This is a fantasy game, and the normal Laws of Physics
don't apply.
  Also on Saturn, the atmosphere is so thick that unless you go half way
through it, you won't see the land. All you will see is multicolored clouds.
(Which of course IMC have whole civilations floating on them).

    \        /  /\   |'''\  |     /'''\  |'''\  |''\
     \  /\  /  /__\  |___|  |    (     ) |___|  |   )
      \/  \/  /    \ |   \  |___  \___/  |   \  |__/
         When you can't Conqour them DESTROY them.
              warlord@???????.??????????.net



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Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Jim M. Sales    04 Jun 1996 14:38:38
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    JEREMY PEMBERTON    05 Jun 1996 01:52:11
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Ken Lipka    05 Jun 1996 11:51:28
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    James Perry    05 Jun 1996 15:07:47
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Don Weis    05 Jun 1996 15:42:50
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    05 Jun 1996 18:08:12
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Kevin Scardino    05 Jun 1996 18:56:03
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Joe Kirby    05 Jun 1996 19:18:56
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    05 Jun 1996 19:22:12
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Jonathan M Thompson    05 Jun 1996 19:22:23
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    James Perry    05 Jun 1996 22:09:26
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Don Weis    06 Jun 1996 03:06:23
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    06 Jun 1996 05:54:52
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Joe Kirby    06 Jun 1996 08:55:11
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    phantom@????.????.???.edu    06 Jun 1996 12:02:33
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Eugene Shumu1insky    06 Jun 1996 13:01:32
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Jonathan M Thompson    06 Jun 1996 14:08:11
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Deviant    06 Jun 1996 21:20:50
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    James Perry    06 Jun 1996 19:04:08
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    James Perry    06 Jun 1996 18:18:27
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Joe Kirby    06 Jun 1996 23:50:02
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Deviant    07 Jun 1996 02:09:17
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Joe Kirby    07 Jun 1996 01:49:56
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Eugene Shumu1insky    07 Jun 1996 13:32:42
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    James Perry    07 Jun 1996 12:25:33
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    James Perry    07 Jun 1996 12:30:12
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Eugene Shumu1insky    07 Jun 1996 14:20:09
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Paul Westermeyer    07 Jun 1996 14:41:00
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Paul Westermeyer    07 Jun 1996 14:41:03
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Paul Westermeyer    07 Jun 1996 14:42:53
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Eugene Shumu1insky    07 Jun 1996 14:49:26
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    James Perry    07 Jun 1996 13:47:16
Re: SPELLJAMMER digest 413    Eugene Shumu1insky    07 Jun 1996 15:20:33

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