3) I would love to see Ur-Quan (SC2) converted into SCO engine with some additions and tweaks both from Fred and Paul and Stardock. What do you think about it? Don`t get me wrong. I love SCO but I cannot sever me from Utwig, Kzer-Za and Admiral Zex. I would love to see their comeback in the 21 century. Considering that there is friendship now between SCO and Toys for Bob I do not think that it will be very difficult to do the conversion and implement some new ideas that you all might have. I guess people will be interested in paying high price for that.
Well, Fred and Paul are going to get around to making an official UQM sequel sooner or later, so that's when those characters are going to come back. As far as I know, though, the settlement requires F&P to have a two-year silence period before they can promote new UQM games, but the plans to make a UQM sequel are definitely still there.
I don't think that official crossovers between SCO and UQM are too likely, though of course it's up to F&P to decide if they want that to happen.
As for the original post, does the first screenshot mean that the Scryve are coming back in Earth Rising 3? And that we'll be able to add Scryve ships to our fleet?