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Invasion Of Alien Encephalopods - Squiddies Rule!

Opening from Jeff Wayne`s C&C type War of the Worlds Game

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Invasion Of Alien Encephalopods - Squiddies Rule!. Opening from Jeff Wayne`s C&C type War of the Worlds Game
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TheZigRat
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 1669 Posts
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 9:54:15 AM
I Know WoW has nothing to do with Alien. Alien face hugger is refered to as an ENCEPHALOPOD in both the book and the movie in reference to Gieger's original conception of the face hugger as an octopus like creature (The Book of Alien - Gieger Concepts and Artwork) The concept was also reused in the movie Promethius as an earlier version of an Alien bioweapon delivery system. In H.G. Wells epic book the aliens were depicted as large octopus like creatures.

chalket
Male, 50-59, Southern US
 2481 Posts
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 10:42:43 PM
No, cephalopods are not "aka" encephalopods. The xenomorph species in Alien has nothing to do with War of the World or Mars.

TheZigRat
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 1669 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 3:33:24 PM
Encephalopod aka Cephalopods - higher order of Mollusks including squid and Octopus also used in relation to the xenomorph facehugger in the Alien series as it was originally concieved as an octopus like creature. (Hince the big Squiddie in Promethius)

chalket
Male, 50-59, Southern US
 2481 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 12:28:28 PM
"Encephalopod" is not a real word.

jinxiejae
Female, 30-39, Western US
 2760 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 11:09:02 AM
zoidburg?

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