IvoryTower

Fandoms: WarHammer 40K (mostly giant man-children and their parents; member of the Fluffy Underbelly), Homestuck, Warcraft (angrily retired from WoW), Diablo III, Starcraft II, Final Fantasy 14, various and sundry fantasy novels. Participant in many roleplaying games and systems, talks about her boyfriend a lot, and has the best friends anywhere. <3

earlploddington:

mechanicusdeus:

earlploddington:

mechanicusdeus:

earlploddington:

isaia:

quadhonks:

I know my crappy pics don’t fully illustrate my point
I’m just sick of going to movies or reading comics and out of the infinite possibilities out there for aliens, male aliens are the only ones who ever have any sort of variety

breathtaking and timeless

the hanar are the only things coming to mind as agender / non-binary aliens

like…i’m really not sure I truly count Orks or Asari

What about the Rachni? The Tyranids? Xenomorphs? That one race of agendered humanoids from Star Trek: TNG?

One of these is not like the others…

I’m fairly sure I recall Xenomorphs being gendered at some point or another with all their Queens and Drones and shit

Tyranids maybe though they’re not really sentient for the most part and I’m not sure whether we’re counting creatures not on a human-level of thinking

But they are agendered; leastways, i’ve never see a xenomorph express gender.

And that’s just racist, you meanie.

The Borg, then, maybe? Cybermen?

Borg aren’t really a species though they’re just…other species with robot bits.

Cybermen maybe

The Rachni have a queen, they mention her explicitly, same with the Xenomorphs. As do the Zerg, as well as having other units. The Tyranid have female-identified members.

The Borg not only have female members, but we see and interact with them. The Borg Queen, Seven of Nine? Were assimilated from female humans and remained as such, regardless of whether or not they reproduced sexually. If Picard didn’t suddenly become not-male because he was Locutus, nor did Seven become not-female because of same.

I think, as a whole, it’s hard to think outside the gender binary. I know it is for me. If I were going to set out to write a race that doesn’t follow the gender binary I’m familiar with, I would look into the species we have on our own world, see how they function and attempt to emulate those across a sentient race, and then attempt more abstract concepts from there.

(Source: quadhaunts)

solaire-of-thedas:

herides:

sonofnocturne:

herides:

sonofnocturne:

herides has decided to attack Jupiter. 
I second this movement. 

♪ It’s war time, it’s war time, time to invade some bi-tches ♪

Yes the largest planet in or spat system is the perfect testing ground for when I actually take over the world. I’ve heard that Jupiter is a gas planet. Nah, its just misinformation spread by the enemy.
Now you get your asses to Jupiter and bring me the head of the greatest Jupetan warrior!



Today Jupiter! Tomorrow, the Earth!

Can i get involved in the war preparations?

Jovian, mate. People from Jupiter are Jovian.
/nerdpedant

solaire-of-thedas:

herides:

sonofnocturne:

herides:

sonofnocturne:

herides has decided to attack Jupiter. 

I second this movement. 

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♪ It’s war time, it’s war time, time to invade some bi-tches 

Yes the largest planet in or spat system is the perfect testing ground for when I actually take over the world. I’ve heard that Jupiter is a gas planet. Nah, its just misinformation spread by the enemy.

Now you get your asses to Jupiter and bring me the head of the greatest Jupetan warrior!

image

Today Jupiter! Tomorrow, the Earth!

Can i get involved in the war preparations?

Jovian, mate. People from Jupiter are Jovian.

/nerdpedant

drarry:

do u ever look at someone’s characterization of one of ur faves and just sit there offended on behalf of the character

(via lornacrowleys)

OOC - Garrisons are not a save-all.

earlploddington:

starcunning:

earlploddington:

regalswag:

niklosadamant:

All this hype about Garrisons…

I don’t get it. It’s like everybody saw it, saw the screenshots, got hyped and forgot to actually THINK about it before saying ‘IT’LL BE AMAZING’. Sure. Garrisons are going to help. Maybe. That’s a big maybe. I don’t understand…

oh hey look, you mean SWtOR is copying WoW and doing it better again?

SWtOR strongholds. You can give people keys. Silver key holders can invite friends to visit the stronghold. Bronze key holders can visit while you’re offline. You do not need to be in stronghold to greet them.

~it may be a wow clone but it’s sure as hell a new and improved clone~

Wildstar housing was also super good. It’s insanely customizable and there were privacy levels and a “neighbor” system that allowed offline visits to non-public plots and “roommates” who could edit your plot.

Blizzard’s initial promise was way behind the curve on this one, and they revised it down even further. But still, people are allowed to be excited about what we ARE getting.

Fair enough I suppose! I guess I just find it difficult to resist the urge to start shooting holes in WoW

too many years man

too many years xD

FF14 has guild housing and now personal housing. I don’t know a lot about it, but I do know that eventually houses above a certain size are going to get their own airship.