Monthly Archives: December 2015

Childcare & Education Professions

An expedition’s education system is a large part of what molds its raw children into capable adults. Your education policy, expedition administration, and culture define how this process plays out and what sort of adults you’re left to lead. Summary In Outer Colony, different child care activities are used to manage

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Human Life Cycle Part 3: Life Stages

From the cradle to the grave, humans in OC progress through various life stages. They grow, learn, peak, regress, and die, if they’re lucky enough to last that long.  These life stages not only govern the physical characteristics of humans experiencing them, but they largely dictate human behavior. Effectively managing your population

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Nuclear Families

In cultures that recognize them, the nuclear family is a supremely important unit in the social structure of an expedition. It shapes the overall structure of an expedition’s overarching social network and confers a multitude of benefits. These benefits come at a cost, though, as nuclear families impose certain demands on an expedition

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Heredity & Trait Inheritance

Reproduction is an important goal for nearly all living things in OC , and it’s how virtually all new living things come to be. Excluding world generation, nothing “spawns” by magic in OC . As such, the mechanics of creating new living things are extremely important, both to human expeditions and the greater composition

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