Alpha 10 - iteration#04: (big screenshot) A View of the SPM design document

Just to show you what is the SPM Matrix, I did a screenshot.

The file is a bit big, even in JPEG, sorry in advance (and sorry because Blogger has resized the picture in full screen...):



As you can see, the influence matrix of the Socio-Political Matrix is a big name for something simple.
It is in fact an array of modifiers, that are taken in account regarding specific memes and policies are accepted by the population or enforced.

All in green are the definitive modifiers.

The process is a bit complicated because I must stay objective, whatever my own ideologies as a human being. But I think it is worth it.

On the right part are some details of some memes and policies.

In the process I will also add 5 new SPM items; 5 memes and 2 policies. The short list is the following:
For the memes:
  •  Nuclear Fear.
  • Planetary Chauvinism.
  • Spirit of Entitlement.
For the policies:
  • Emotion Erasing
  • Universal Cancer Cure.
In total, at the time of the release there will be 22 memes and 25 policies. Not a lot, but it takes shape.
I will add some more in the future.

My sources of inspiration are found in tabletop RPGs, and especially for the SPM the one called Transhuman Space. There is a ton of ideas and information about memes.
I also read many scenarii and sourcebooks from other tabletop RPGs, especially; Traveller, Megatraveller, 2300AD, MEGA, Spacemaster, Empire Galactique (Galactic Empire), and some others.

I try to bust my old bottom to finally complete that.

That's all, stay tuned and thanks for your interest!

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