From: California, USA
So certain high technologies that are known to have been researched and developed by a civilization can not be duplicated by other civilizations?
That's odd logic. I hate when games do this sort of thing.
Try comparing it to real life with like, nuclear weapons and power. cruise missiles, drones, robotics, computers, machines, etcetera.
< Message edited by Wade1000 -- 12/17/2010 8:42:45 PM >
Wish list:population centers beyond planetary(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Culture):Ships,Ring Orbitals,Sphere Orbitals,Ringworlds,Sphereworlds;ability to create & destroy planets,population centers,stars;AI competently using all advances & features.