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The gravitational pull towards the sun would be unnoticeable, if the sphere is far enough away that people don't get burned to a crisp. You can simulate gravity by spinning the sphere, creating an outwards centripetal force, highest at the equator and zero at the poles. This would allow people to live on the inside. If people lived on the outside, I'm not sure how you could stop them floating off into space every time they jumped...
There is a software package called Bryce, it's been through a number of developers over its lifetime. Currently it is released by DAZ (you can find it here). At various stages in its life it has been a free download, as I wri...
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My favorite megastructure is the Alderson Disk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alderson_disk) - Imagine a CD with a pea (the sun) in the middle of its hole. Wobble the pea up and down to provide day and night to both surfaces.
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I've been aware of RuneQuest / Gloratha since I was young(ish), but I've only recently gotten the urge to find out more about it, and aybe run a game. I bought a copy of Mongoose's RuneQuest (because it was relatively cheap) to get a feel for it.

So, my plan is to pick up RQ6 when I can, but I understand that doesn't have a lot of setting information in it. I know that the definitive Glorantha atlas is coming soon, but is there any word on how soon, or what resources are worth looking at in the mean time?

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For a RQ game, there is a lot to be said for starting in Pavis. It has a mixed population from across the Dragon Pass region, so you can introduce the setting, but the town and associated ruins are nicely sandboxed for the GM. RQ excels in fights, gaining treasure to buy new armour and spells etc. and that's pretty much laid on for you there .

BTW conversely I would tend to recommend Sartar for HQ because a clan centred game plays to that games strengths - a more freeform environment where lots of attributes can be brought to problems other than hitting stuff.
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Oh my... I must share this with Don.
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