A LONG TIME AGO IN A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY...
THE FALL OF EARTH
It is a period of civil war. Human spaceships, launching from hidden bases, have decided to escape the war against the evil Sol Empire.
During the escape, many nations settled in the nearby Epsilon Octanus System, while others ventured out into deep space to avoid the Sol Empire's space station with enough power to destroy an entire fleet.
Pursued by forces of the Sol Empire, the nations race out of Earth aboard their large fleet of starships, custodians of the people that can save the human race and restore freedom to the Sol System...Read more >
Okay, so one of the things we really need to develop as we start this wiki is the specific speed of FTL travel. This is so that we can classify hyperdrives, and to determine how long would it really take to reach a destination. Here is my proposal:
I say we adopt a "warp factor/warp class" system like Star Trek and Star Wars. Now just a little suggestion: Usage of the term "warp factor" and "warp class" would differ between nations, although having the same meaning. Sort of like British and American English.
Hyperdrives would be ranked from 1 to 25 in ascending order, anything above 25 would be EXTREMELY unstable.
- A Class 1 hyperdrive would basically mean the speed of light (c), or 0.0027 lightyears per day.
- Each class would multiply the current…