Other What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?

Discussion in 'General OOC Chat' started by Maximum7, Feb 8, 2019.

  1. Maximum7

    Maximum7 New Member

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    I’m trying to write a Star Wars story about a scientist who is working on something in the era of the New Republic. He does not believe in the Force. I just need something for him to be researching. It really isn’t that important to the story; it just has to sound cool and scientific.It can NOT be game-changing or something that can alter the story in a dramatic way. Also it can’t already have been done in Legends or Canon. I want a fresh idea.

    It cannot be

    - A time machine

    -A teleporter

    -A matter replicator

    -Synthetic tibanna gas

    -A singularity Weapon

    - Any type of droid

    -Anything to do with holograms

    -A food synthesizer

    - Anything to do with the Force or Midi-chlorians

    - A shrink ray

    -A freeze ray

    -pico and femtotechnology

    -A Dyson sphere or any type of megastructure.

    -Liquid metal armor or a nano morph

    -Any improvements on the hyperdrive

    -Limb regeneration

    -Hyperspace nullifier

    -Holodeck

    - Knowledge Transfer (Instant learning like in the Matrix)

    -Philosophers Stone

    -Kinetic weapons

    -Solar sail

    -Anything to do with kyber crystals

    -Gene editing

    -Mech suit

    -Exosuit

    -Gender change



    In canon, during the Empire, scientists were researching methods to control droids, lasers that can punch through deflector shields and ship scale disintigrators. These ideas are therefore taken.
     
  2. Wit

    Wit Character Mod/Beyond Measure Character Moderator

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    A lunar sail?
     
  3. Logan

    Logan Senior Character Mod Character Moderator

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  4. Maximum7

    Maximum7 New Member

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    Does anybody have any other ideas? Possibly serious ones lol?
     
  5. Wit

    Wit Character Mod/Beyond Measure Character Moderator

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    Can't be a shrink ray or a freeze ray, how about an enlarge ray? Or a hear ray?

    Serious answer, no one is gonna waste time doing your research for you for a story that they have no investment in. And this is a RP site, not a Star Wars research center.
     
  6. Gamov

    Gamov That Guy

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    Yes, because God forbid one should do something out of pure kindness or decency. Tit for tat, quid pro quo. We can't possibly do something just to help another person, that would just be plain rude.

    This thread was posted in the 'General OOC' section. So Maximum7 is well within their privileges to seek community opinions on topics unrelated to Roleplaying.

    That said @Maximum7, unfortunately your field is going to be limited when trying to devise a unique project for your scientist. The best advice I could give you is perhaps try to find a way to make his project less unique. You said yourself that it isn't overly important, nor do you want it to be anything major (i.e. - story altering like a Death Star), so trying to make the idea wholly unique would unfortunately violate that parameter by virtue of its uniqueness.

    I would suggest taking an established idea, and say your scientist is trying to improve on it in some way. Like a more efficient power cell for droids, for example. The idea doesn't need to be too big, per your own admission, and something like that might be something a scientist with some free time might be tinkering with. Just a suggestion though.
     
  7. Maximum7

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    Thanks for sticking up for me. I appreciate it. :). Yeah everything I come up with has been done already. Very frustrating.
     
  8. Sabrina

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    How about weaponised Death Sticks in grenade gas form?
    I would help on that