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  • Kimosabe_X's Avatar
    Today, 8:30 AM · 24 replies and 264 views.
    Did some preplanning for my trip to Mr. Palin lately, shopped two 8D Thrusters for the Cutter, changed one of them for the old (and too small) 7Ds and took my Python out to Maia to let him fiddle about her thrusters. At his lab I initiated the transfer of the 8D and the 7D thrusters to maia and left. Took some missions out there, harvested some barnacles, played around a bit and left finally. Only to come back in the Cutter and get the 3 thrusters engineered, planning to put the 7D in the Type-9 after transferring it back to my homebase system. Oh and I bought some thrusters of different types and sizes for various ships that were already shipped to Mr.Palin. Planning to take the Clipper on my next trip out there to get all those thrusters engineered. And yes, I try and get all ships engineered properly, at least for my personal needs.
  • Siobhan's Avatar
    Today, 8:30 AM · 4 replies and 0 views.
    Siobhan replied to a thread DEAR FRONTIER in Dangerous Discussion
    I'm looking at quad nacelles, the pylons from a clipper and a flying bridge... The front is shaped like Voyager's saucer, and the windows all over say it's between 2x and 3x the size of an Anaconda.
  • Kenneth Mcgrew's Avatar
    Today, 8:29 AM · 15 replies and 233 views.
    No Visited system history unfortunately as Rhea said im on Xbox so im in the hands of the server and ED, I don't even know how long its been like this, I only noticed the other day because of Maia being unexplored...
  • Shadowdancer's Avatar
    Today, 8:28 AM · 3 replies and 23 views.
    I've so far never had a problem with hardware upgrades, worst case was that I had to call a hotline and tell them that I was only using the license on a single system. How did you buy the Win10 license, normal retail (including an update to a retail version), or are you updating a pre-installed OEM version of 7?
  • ExoForce's Avatar
    Today, 8:26 AM · 34 replies and 901 views.
    ExoForce replied to a thread Simple CIF? in Engineers Discussions
    Shameless self-propaganda in the following post :P
  • Ben Sevil's Avatar
    Today, 8:25 AM · 8 replies and 100 views.
    2 thermal resistant, 2 heavy duty and 2 resistance augmented A-class shield boosters seem to have done the trick. An NPC FDL pilot got quite snippy with me. :)
  • Pawel Sebastian's Avatar
    Today, 8:25 AM · 4 replies and 0 views.
    For me it's look like FDL but from Gutamaya, compare to size and cockpit place from nose of the ship ;)
  • Jack Schitt's Avatar
    Today, 8:24 AM · 59 replies and 1530 views.
    Why did it take five hours to get the STS from the VAB to the Launch Complex, but only 38 minutes from launch to orbit?
  • Winterwalker's Avatar
    Today, 8:23 AM · 8128 replies and 586052 views.
    Sadly the 'media' probably won't .. yet. What does MVP stand for again?
  • Robert Maynard's Avatar
    Today, 8:23 AM · 4 replies and 0 views.
    The maxima of each dimension of all ships that fits on a medium pad are as follows: L = 87.8m (Python) B = 59.3m (Asp Scout) H = 22.5m (Federal Gunship)
  • aRJay's Avatar
    Today, 8:22 AM · 20 replies and 11019 views.
    aRJay replied to a thread No rank up missions? in Newcomers Forum
    Some of the Engineers need you to do things for a minor faction or group they are associated with, to get that mobs blessing you have to get a certain rep with them then they will give you a mission which once you have done it will let you visit the engineer without getting shot by the defence grid. example:
  • ziddan's Avatar
    Today, 8:22 AM · 42 replies and 777 views.
    On the ones i have each toe is a separate axis that springs back to the bottom when you take pressure of it but ive got them joined together into a single virtual axis. This way i can use them for forwars and backward thrust, left for back, right for forward. The yaw axis is self centering and just works.
  • BradHann's Avatar
    Today, 8:17 AM · 53 replies and 1104 views.
    Disclaimer: I am not a combat pilot. Not by a long shot. That said, as much as I love my Vulture for bounty hunting, I just couldn't get it to work well in a CZ. I'd usually last a couple of minutes, maybe get one or two kills, then have to jump out as my shields dropped and I started taking major damage. I recently had to farm up a million spacebux worth of bonds for Colonel Androgynous, so I took my FAS with some fairly minimal engineering - mostly to make it a massive hull tank. And I gotta say, it absolutely rocked. Dropping into a high intensity CZ, seeing a bunch of Corvettes and then signing up to the other side, and within about twenty minutes including travel times, the million was mine for the taking. The FAS is well known for its lack of shields, but mine never even dropped, and I only rock some 250-ish mj with about 25-30% resists. A big problem though is that you need to grind the Federal rank to unlock it for purchase.
  • Siobhan's Avatar
    Today, 8:15 AM · 4 replies and 0 views.
    Siobhan replied to a thread DEAR FRONTIER in Dangerous Discussion
    That looks (a) straight out of Trek and (b) not medium... say cruiser size
  • MacrosTheBlack's Avatar
    Today, 8:13 AM · 673 replies and 77090 views.
    My imagination wrt to the AI Relics only extends so far as to the AI Relics being a hacking mechanism helping to decrypt the SAP 8 Core container. That being one assumption, other ones are that the Sap 8 Core Container can be decrypted by the Thargoid base map room, and the SAP 8 Core Container crystal shards actually contains pertinent map information.
  • DustyArne's Avatar
    Today, 8:13 AM · 25 replies and 514 views.
    The FDL does have a much better shield ratio compared to hull mass though..
  • neutronium's Avatar
    Today, 8:13 AM · 3 replies and 23 views.
    Hmm I don't think this is a good idea since the new OS may think I am trying to install to a 2nd PC and invalidate my cd-key. Upgrading Mainboard is equivalent to a new computer for M$oft. The only reason I may want to do that (and refrain from entering CD-KEY & activating during installation) is to check the installation media is working.
  • Agony_Aunt's Avatar
    Today, 8:13 AM · 8128 replies and 586052 views.
    Furthermore, based off the non-3.0 we got shown at Gamescom, no way can that even be called an MVP. Half of what they showed even at that point was not coming in 3.0 (eg: faceware - not that is necessary for even a 1.0 release), but then we hear that since then they have been cutting features that are being blocked by bugs. At this point in time, i don't even think its clear what 3.0 will actually contain, but certainly nothing that will allow it to be called an early access MVP. The media would eviscerate them.
  • kofeyh's Avatar
    Today, 8:12 AM · 266 replies and 8765 views.
    Frontier's approach of a materials agent, for trading, wasn't a bad solution; allows for trading, just not between players. Because this is the bit that creates mass exploitation. As soon as an 'economy' exists between players, it starts. And saying "well we won't know if we don't try" ignores the very established pattern that in virtually every instance this is enabled, it happens. As soon as the game introduces a way to profit directly from mechanics, people will. Automatically. Because they can. Because this is how the world works. If there is money to be made from a thing, then there will be. Pretending Elite would be any different, is farcical. Frontier may be many things; and the lack of trading of certain things may be irksome, it has however stalled the inevitable account farming, theft and so on that player economies have. When something is a very well established pattern, it's exceedingly wise to consider that pattern. Eleventy developers have tumbled down the same stairs, all in a...
  • Ben Sevil's Avatar
    Today, 8:12 AM · 20 replies and 11019 views.
    but I'm a little confused. Which - if any - of the following are correct? 1) If Farseer issues an invitation to visit her, this does not prevent rank-up missions for the feds/empire from appearing. However, if you go to Farseer and she asks for the meta-alloys, that counts as a mission, and while you're off trying to find and return them, you won't see fed/empire rank-up missions at the same time? 2a) You accept a rank-up mission for the feds/empire. Then Farseer issues an invitation. If you go to her before completing the naval rank-up missions, she won't issue a demand for meta-alloys, because she's aligned with the Federation?
  • Agony_Aunt's Avatar
    Today, 8:10 AM · 266 replies and 8765 views.
    You must have a lot of faith in FD if you think they can solve problems that the likes of EA, Ubisoft, and Blizzard cannot!
  • Morbad's Avatar
    Today, 8:07 AM · 5 replies and 154 views.
    Last time I checked it was behaving like plasma. Plasma repeaters have middling DPS and atrocious projectile speed. They also have enough thermal load to make firing them continually very difficult. Even if they are 60% absolute, they are pretty well balanced against the other variants.
  • kofeyh's Avatar
    Today, 8:06 AM · 266 replies and 8765 views.
    Quite a lot of things; being about to trade with players because I can't be bothered, and opting out of paying for cosmetics, probably aren't on my top 5, to be fair. Player trading is grand, as long as it actually works as intended, in most any MMO I've ever played, and I've played quite a few, player trading == gold farming. Always. Without exception. Never mind account farming. I'd rather Frontier find more useful ways to allow trade, without it descending into the usual farce. And don't say "that'd never happen". It always does. Always. As soon as there is a financial incentive, it happens.
  • Pawel Sebastian's Avatar
    Today, 8:06 AM
    Dear Devs can you add in the future medium ship from Gutamaya? And may she look like this? Please, please, please
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