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by PM
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Minotaur class
Replies: 32
Views: 1325

Re: Minotaur class

.16c while remaining stats are within current playership standards and no other special abilities would be a deal breaker. It might be fine for NPCs, but it would be underpowered as a playership. Good launcher alone is not enough, because every ship can get one without much difficulty (or very easil...
by PM
Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: Some Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 580

Re: Some Questions

So what's the Eternity Port factions' (UAS, ED, APD) relationship with the Commonwealth? Do they contribute in any way to the Commonwealth's war against the Ares or are they busy with their own things? While the factions co-exist peacefully with Commonwealth, they seem to be busy with their own thi...
by PM
Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: Some Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 580

Re: Some Questions

There's a full campaign dealing with Luminous. It isn't as well paced as the other campaigns, but Luminous is definitely built up over the course of the game. It does not feel like it, despite stopping Luminous being required to win the Eternity Port dungeon crawl. After the first system and Sirius...
by PM
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: Some Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 580

Re: Some Questions

Some ships are placeholders. For example, Sigyn in Corporate Command used to use the Aurochs sprites until it got its own. Currently, Eternity Port is mostly about the cold war between Eurasian Diarchy and Asian Pacific Directorate, with Luminous being the last-minute Giant Space Flea from Nowhere y...
by PM
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Thermo shell nanofac is overpowered
Replies: 8
Views: 398

Re: Thermo shell nanofac is overpowered

Of the suggestions made here, I think adding the military tag to the nanofac just makes sense; otherwise, limiting the nanofac's max stock to 20-30 shells would be the first thing I'd try. At 20 shells, you only get about 4 seconds of continuous firing with a standard thermo cannon before running l...
by PM
Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Thermo shell nanofac is overpowered
Replies: 8
Views: 398

Re: Thermo shell nanofac is overpowered

Nanofac is like adding a capacitor and unlimited ammo to the thermo cannons. With three shells per second, thermo cannon can fire at half rate at worst. Omni thermo cannon, the one that benefits most, fires at 80% of its rate at worst. If the nanofac needs to be weakened, here are my suggestions. Ra...
by PM
Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Ideas & Suggestions
Topic: Looking for ship build out suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Looking for ship build out suggestions

Caveats with my suggestions: * I am a speed freak. I dislike heavy armor because it hurts speed. * I prefer shields with fast regeneration. Thus, for part 1, I tend to favor balanced shields with standard hp and regen stats, such as class I/II/III, Yoroi series, and the like, because they generally ...
by PM
Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: 2017 Annual Report
Replies: 12
Views: 880

Re: 2017 Annual Report

I would like to see capital ships added to the base game, at least supported if not necessarily available for purchase, just to get the engine or shipyard changes that would support them. In Playership Drones, piloting a capital is much like piloting a gunship except your ship is bigger and has link...
by PM
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 1.8 Alpha 4 is ready!
Replies: 17
Views: 2638

Re: 1.8 Alpha 4 is ready!

I did a quick test of updating a mod to use api 39, and 1.8a4 rejected it like Corporate Command and VotG. Turns out that 1.8a4 does not accept api 39. I posted a ticket about this.
by PM
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 1.8 Alpha 4 is ready!
Replies: 17
Views: 2638

Re: 1.8 Alpha 4 is ready!

Quick note: Transdata could extract the files from the new tdb files, which means the tdb files were downloaded. The Transcendence executable, which reads 1.8 alpha 4 on the intro screen, simply refuses to use them except immediately after download on Multiverse.
by PM
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 1.8 Alpha 4 is ready!
Replies: 17
Views: 2638

Re: 1.8 Alpha 4 is ready!

Update: Seems alpha 4 is not operational after all. I moved the alpha 4 stuff to my offline dev computer, installed it, and it does not recognize the tdb files as alpha 4. I went back to the computer where I downloaded the alpha 4 files and ran Transcendence because it could run alpha 4 immediately ...
by PM
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 1.8 Alpha 4 is ready!
Replies: 17
Views: 2638

Re: 1.8 Alpha 4 is ready!

I had problems downloading the tdb files. On my first two attempts, everything seem to download just fine, but when I ran Transcendence, Corporate Command was disabled due to 'requires new version...' error, and VotG is not even offered. Before my third attempt, I removed the updated tdb files for t...
by PM
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: Bringing any gameplay systems over from expansions?
Replies: 5
Views: 463

Re: Bringing any gameplay systems over from expansions?

What might be fun is combining part 1 with part 2. Unfortunately, attempting that - or just simply porting mods that include Human Space library to part 2 - results in many Ares stations, among other late Outer Realm encounters, polluting Mourner and Exsillium systems where they do not belong.
by PM
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Commonwealth
Topic: Transcendence ship models
Replies: 4
Views: 303

Re: Transcendence ship models

Models used by Stars of the Pilgrim have been released. See the TransArt170.zip topic buried at Shipyards for a link. George uses TrueSpace to render the models.
by PM
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Beginner's Luck
Topic: A possibly dumb question about Armour...
Replies: 13
Views: 602

Re: A possibly dumb question about Armour...

I consider light Iocrym armor the best in the game for being light and having good durability, but patcher arms (and Novaya repairer) do not work on them. Patch spiders will work, though. They can farmed from Sentinels, but if you want the armor early enough, spending rin for it is not a problem.