Aus dem Arcology-Podcast Episode 88
(von ca. 37m bis 44m) zum schon länger ankündigten 10 AIs
vom Autor Thomas Willoughby aka Wakshaani (siehe Beitrag:Thomas Willoughby
(ab 37m15s) It'll be pdf-only. It will be bigger than most. It's going to revolve around ten AIs of various power levels. Each one will have their stat information, big thing of back stories, speculation about exactly what they're doing. And at the end there is a small bit to kind of bring it all together which I'm probably gonna expand to talk about adding them to your campaign.
There are adventure hooks for each one.
Zu den beschriebenen KIs selbst:
(ab 39m35s) As for the ten themselves--I'd have to go back and doublecheck--I think three or four have been mentioned in products before. The rest are new from this, but some of them have been doing things for the past couple of the years in background of other books. Things you may not have seen and so once this one comes out you're like certain things that I have been reading for years now make sense.
Verbindung zum Technomancer-Ebook:
(ab 40m19s) They're working on the technomancer book -- honest people, the technomancer book does exist -- they're working on it and once it's in a final state I'll be pulling it down to compare to my stuff and alter some of mine to make sure all of our rules are nice and lined up and friendly with each other.
Das Buch ist tatsächlich schon sehr lange in Produktion:
(ab 37m58s) I should note this is the second thing I ever wrote, so it was right after Twilight Horizon, so this was in June of 2012 and we kept holding it off and holding it off and finding a better place to release it, pushing it back a little more [..]
In der Podcastfolge sagt Wakshaani noch ein wenig mehr darüber, inwiefern die KIs für eine Kampagne relevant sein sollen und welcher Art die Abenteuerideen sind. Auch über das was durch die lange Entwicklungszeit umgeschrieben werden musste. Zum Beispiel wurden die KIs ursprünglich von FastJack präsentiert.