Galactapedia

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The home page of Galactapedia as of 2019-12-01

The Galactapedia is a planned in-lore encyclopedia incorporating player involvement that will be utilized in-game in mobiGlas and out of game as a web platform on the RSI site.[1] The Galactapedia should "react" in real-time to events in the Persistent Universe and providing steadily knowledge about the history, factions, corporations and ships. [2][3][4] It is currently live here.

History

According to the lore, the Galactapedia is hosted by the The Ark in the Tayac System. The Ark collects and analyzes information sent from explorers, researchers, scientists and everyday people to be included in the Galactapedia.[5]

Development

Galactapedia first appeared as a section in the Jump Point magazine after its redesign in 2018.[6] The Galactapedia is launched during CitizenCon 2019 on 2019-11-23 on the RSI site. It is developed from a collaboration with the CIG lore team and Turbulent, with major contribution from Cherie Heiberg and Ben Lesnick.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 CitizenCon 2019 - Galactapedia
  2. RSInotext.svg Ask our Writer, Dave Haddock (July 2013)
  3. Store Ships Update from 2014-08-04 (Original RSI URL)
  4. Letter from the Chairman: $40 Million from 2014-03-11 (Original RSI URL)
  5. Portfolio: The Ark (Original RSI URL)
  6. David Ladyman and Ben Lesnick, From the Cockpit, Jump Point, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 2, 2018-02-20.