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Sci Fi Currency Converter
« on: 28 June, 2013, 10:16:32 am »
Planning a holiday to Westeros, or Hogsmeade, or Tatooine this summer? Then you'll probably need:

http://www.moneyinadvance.co.uk/sci-fi-currency-converter/

It even has Mega City creds!

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Re: Sci Fi Currency Converter
« Reply #1 on: 28 June, 2013, 10:39:30 am »
Very clever, love the calculation rationalisations.  However, maybe a bit disappointing that you only get decimal outputs for each 'coin'. I'd like to have seen breakdowns into Galleons, Sickles and Knuts!

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Re: Sci Fi Currency Converter
« Reply #2 on: 28 June, 2013, 10:51:08 am »
Good to see the Pound so strong. Means any 2000ad artists living in fictional Sci-Fi and fantasy locations will have more incentive to get work from Tharg...

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Re: Sci Fi Currency Converter
« Reply #3 on: 28 June, 2013, 01:31:54 pm »
Nice to see the Dredd cred and dollarpound. I only wish they'd do the Dune Solaris and hhgttg Ningis.

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Re: Sci Fi Currency Converter
« Reply #4 on: 03 July, 2013, 08:53:39 pm »
It was actually ME who gave those people the information for that site. They said they were from Leeds University and creating an app. I used the most famous mention of creds from Dredd's world that I could think of - Melda Dreep's 4 cred freezy whip. I figured that an ice cream costs around 2 pounds, so the going rate (20 odd years ago) for the pound compared to the cred was 2 creds per pound. I told them to factor in inflation but they obviously didn't.

Cool to see it up and running.