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Thread: Out of Fuel? - Explorer Rescue Service, The Fuel Rats

  1. #6016
    Originally Posted by D0lphin View Post (Source)
    How in heckin' are you managing to get 252LY jumps, exactly!?
    I have mods and Guardian FSDs and allsorts, but I top out at like 60!
    Neutron Stars and White Dwarfs boost your FSD up to that range its only one time use though

  2. #6017
    Originally Posted by Captain Thea Kreutzer View Post (Source)
    Neutron Stars and White Dwarfs boost your FSD up to that range its only one time use though
    White Dwarfs only give you the same as premium jumponium and the cones are short so you have to be close to the exclusion zone to charge. They're hardly worth the bother.

    Neutron stars give you a 4x range multiplier.

  3. #6018
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  4. #6019
    Originally Posted by Uvelius Sång View Post (Source)
    Any Rat using an Custom Button Control Panel and caring to share their layout?
    I am considerung to make one.
    Here we go with an exaple for Elite: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showth...-Control-Panel

    I caught fire by this post about the absolutely awesome button setup for Freespace2: https://www.hard-light.net/forums/in...topic=85509.20
    How about these?

    [IMG][/IMG]

    [IMG][/IMG]

  5. #6020
    Originally Posted by Surly_Badger View Post (Source)
    Once a Fuel Rat, always a Fuel Rat
    07
    Badger
    Truer words hardly spoken.

    o7
    Hagrid557

  6. #6021
    Little shoutout on Frontier's stream yesterday.

    https://youtu.be/7846EVEKR4c?t=1670

  7. #6022
    Well worth tuning in to highwaywarrior's rescue stream - some lovely chat, all very chilled. Nearly 1000 viewers atm!

    https://www.twitch.tv/highwaywarrior

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  10. #6025
    Heads up, the Magic-Drop -Your-Trousers ... no, Fuel bug is out there again (still?), after game crash following fuel+:
    https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showth...ith-game-crash

  11. #6026
    Dangerous Global Moderator Flossy's Avatar
    Originally Posted by Uvelius Sång View Post (Source)
    Heads up, the Magic-Drop -Your-Trousers ... no, Fuel bug is out there again (still?), after game crash following fuel+:
    https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showth...ith-game-crash
    Ugh, I'll watch out for that, thanks!

  12. #6027
    Just want to share a nice (and so typical Elite) experience of me, an already long-term Rat-on-a-Holiday. By the way, if you have any stuff for The Fuel Rats Artists Collective, please let me know, I might be seldom seen Ratting these days but I am still dedicated!

    I was out in my Dionaea Uvelii Lab 69 Python (a Thargoid bug squasher) in HIP 24046 when I met a fellow Rat (tell me if you want to be named. It would be a pleasure). Small universe indeed!
    We loosely ate some Scouts for breakfast at the local AX Conflict zone, occasionally shooting random Decon Limpets at each other (you never get the Rat out of a Rat). When things calmed down a bit, we sided for some photoshooting and chatting.
    For some reason, my fellow Rat loosened a random shot at me and became Wanted immediately. It wasn't a big deal since Sec was quite focused on bugs and not on him, but annoying it still was for him, I guess ...
    So we chatted on. Don't nail the order of events on me from here on, but as far as I can recollect, he parted after a while of camping and taking down the occasional nosy scout to clear off that bounty. He already was quite far away, spooling up his FSD, when I felt a strange ... wave washing over my ship. Yet, nothing to see.
    I hadn't even time to develop a really really bad feeling when my ship was disabled by the EMP wave of a huge Hydra ... which had spawned right on top of me.
    the Swarm hammered on my poor Python, and the Hydra had fun using me for some target practice. Which looked like this:


    When my systems came back online, my shields where already depleted, most modules at zero percent including the Power Distributor -- no, no Boosting here, my friend. Nearly panicking -- Rats never panic, as long as no Snickers are involved -- I sent SOSses to my fellow Rat. But he had just entered Supercruise and was disabled in mid-jump by the blast.
    Long story short, I made it out at 24% hull. Yet it was not over: My fellow Rat almost ran dry while on his way to clear that bounty.
    "Running out of fuel after shooting at Uvelius, that would have been a line", he wrote, laughing.
    And a bit later, when we happily hunted down more Scouts again, he became subject to a Hydra-on-top-spawn.

    This was really some Rat holiday to tell stories from!