|Re: M.C. Control|
|Posted By: Shining Raven||Date: 1/22/18 4:30 p.m.|
In Response To: Re: M.C. Control (Martin)
: It was discussed a bit when Tour of Duty went there years ago, but to no
Thanks for the link! Alas, none of the proposed ideas are real places, except the ship which isn't very keeping with the theme.
: As I finish work on Bigger Guns Nearby and begin turning my attentions to
I just had a thought, that both Death Valley and the Dead Sea are below sea level, and the four courtyards, although technically at 0 WU elevation, are below the level the map is played on unless you fall off or dive in. However, I cannot find any earthly features below sea level that have the initials M.C.
Mare Crisium, meanwhile, is indeed well below the average lunar elevation and is surrounded by highlands. Whether Bungie had access to detailed enough lunar topography to name it thus in 1994 I do not know, but it certainly makes an excellent fit.
There is also a less-thematically named Mare Cognitum, but it is just a slightly-low lying area and is surrounded by other mares even lower lying than itself.
|M.C. Control||Shining Raven||1/21/18 9:23 p.m.|
|Re: M.C. Control||General-RADIX||1/22/18 4:51 a.m.|
|Re: M.C. Control||Martin||1/22/18 9:02 a.m.|
|Re: M.C. Control||Shining Raven||1/22/18 4:30 p.m.|
|Re: M.C. Control||Shining Raven||1/24/18 6:19 p.m.|
|Re: M.C. Control||Lion O Cyborg||1/25/18 4:37 a.m.|
|Re: M.C. Control||Martin||1/25/18 1:04 p.m.|
|Re: M.C. Control||Durandal_1707||1/28/18 8:39 a.m.|
|Re: M.C. Control||Hokuto||1/28/18 2:32 p.m.|
|Re: M.C. Control||Godot||1/29/18 10:28 a.m.|
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