This is the official website for the facebook group 'We Want Homeworld 3'. Here we will discuss the game and organize events and tournaments.
HomeCalendarFAQSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Log in
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Homeworld 2 Vanilla Event
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:00 pm by TheWorldSmith
Due to the resounding failure of the Complex event, we are going back to Vanilla for this one.

What weekend would you like to have the April event?


Douglas 'Forloftol' Bacon

Comments: 1
Latest topics
» Win Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak!
by TheWorldSmith Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:13 am

» 27/02/15 - WWHW3 Annual One-Versus-One Tournament Roster
by TheWorldSmith Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:38 am

» 27/02/2015 - WWHW3 - First Annual WWHW3 Tournament Planning
by Kerfilicious Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:11 am

» Strategies for newbies
by Zamaszysty Mon Feb 02, 2015 6:54 pm

» Lore-Blast: Eye of Aarran
by TheWorldSmith Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:24 am

» Lore-Blast: Make your requests here!
by TheWorldSmith Mon May 27, 2013 1:23 am

» Lore-Blast: The Beast, the Naggarok, etc.
by TheWorldSmith Mon May 27, 2013 1:21 am

» Lore-Blast: Vaygr
by TheWorldSmith Mon May 27, 2013 1:20 am

» Lore-Blast: The Protectors of the Garden of Kadesh
by TheWorldSmith Mon May 27, 2013 1:19 am

January 2019

Share | 

 Lore-Blast: The Great Derelict of Tanis

Go down 
Forum Admin

Posts : 28
Join date : 2013-03-20

PostSubject: Lore-Blast: The Great Derelict of Tanis   Mon May 27, 2013 1:16 am

Tanis is located in the Great Wastelands. It contains the great derelict of Tanis.

In biblical history, Tanis was the home of the Well of the Souls, the last known resting place of the Ark of the Covenant. Homeworld is known for its biblical references (most notable among them Kadesh, the site where some of Moses' people abandoned him to settle). One can only guess at what metaphor is in use here.

If you look at the following image, it shows Tanis without the extreme lighting and shaders that the level presents.

As you can see, minus the obvious tampering of the Hiigarans, it shows the same hull hue and saturation that is common with other progenitor derelicts, megaliths, and ships found around the galaxy.

In the age of the Progenitors this probably also served as a Super-fortress/Shipyard, Tanis may of had a part in the construction of the Progenitor Mothership as well as several other ships. Which would be fitting seeing as the Hiigarans used it for a similar purpose.

I personally believe that it exists in it's current state (Because it is not a part of the Karos Graveyard.), because it was a battleground of the progenitor factions Abassid and Bethsidea. (Although, that's if you believe that internal conflict was the reason that the Progenitors disappeared.)
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Lore-Blast: The Great Derelict of Tanis
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
» A great day with friends
» MOTUC Great Unrest Weapons Pack Zoar eagle
» Heroic Warriors - Rio Blast
» The Great Santini - Bathroom scene
» Looking for a game i played in the 90's

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
We Want Homeworld 3 :: Discussion :: Homeworld Lore-
Jump to: