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Title: What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?
Post by: Maximum7 on February 11, 2019, 11:30:32 PM
I’m trying to write an RPG profile 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 or coaxium

-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.
Title: Re: What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?
Post by: The Gem Cutter on February 14, 2019, 04:37:42 AM
Surely in a world as diverse as SW, people must be studying all kinds of biology-related issues - ways to adapt alien proteins and organs and hormones for all kinds of purposes. And of course, the diversity of the environments, diets, and biology of the differing species leads to all kinds of medical issues.
Title: Re: What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?
Post by: Rostum on February 21, 2019, 01:38:36 AM
better exhaust ports for deathstars
Title: Re: What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?
Post by: Nighteyes on February 23, 2019, 05:22:23 PM
Midi-chlorins. The fans love those.
Title: Re: What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?
Post by: Maximum7 on February 24, 2019, 01:50:32 AM
I was down to 3 ideas. A Guided recirprocating deflector shield from someone on abovetopsecret forums, Synthetic coaxium from FFG forums and The Dynamics of an Asteroid Field on Sjgames. I decided against the shield because it was too wordy and could be a game changer. The coaxium I felt ruined the rarity of hyperfuel and the asteroid belt analyzation was good but their are likely billions of asteroid fields in the galaxy. Who the hell cares about plotting one.
Title: Re: What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?
Post by: Maximum7 on March 24, 2019, 05:24:19 AM
I’m making one last round on all the forums I posted on. I’m looking for something highly advanced.
Title: Re: What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?
Post by: Maximum7 on April 04, 2019, 11:11:17 PM
I was asking for ideas on what a scientist could be working on in the Star Wars galaxy. However my list of can nots are more akin to what an engineer would be working on. Then I guess that’s what I really meant. So that being said I ask. What can an engineer in the Star Wars galaxy be working on?. He works for the canon New Republic.

Things he can’t be working on

1.) Dyson sphere- Believe it or not it already exists in SWTOR

2.) Matrioksha Brain- Computers aren’t that advanced. (HOWEVER, if you have a generic Star Wars name for this- I will take it. Matrioksha is Russian nesting dolls and would obviously not be applicable for Star Wars

3.) A Giant Underground City- Sullust has tons of these.

4.) Kransnikov Tube- Would be too much of a gamechanger for travel

5.) Ford-Svaitar mirror- Too much of a gamechanger for travel

6.) Nicoll-Dyson Laser- We already have the Death Star and Starkiller Base

7.) Space elevator- They have those

8.) Shellworld- Waste of time. Plenty of planets to work with

9) Alderton Disk- Too big

10.) Ringworld- Exists on Ringo Vinda

11.) Underwater cities- Plenty of those

12.) Any type of space habitat.

Any ideas?
Title: Re: What can a scientist in my Star Wars fan fic be working on?
Post by: Bender on April 30, 2019, 11:54:41 PM
Teleportation device like a Stargate.