1. Old Duck

    Blocking in Elite Dangerous

    UPDATE - Thanks to much discussion and the very simple but elegant solution posed by one CMDR, I've changed my approach to the blocking system. I've decided to use it as a reverse iron man, in that once you have murdered me, I'm dead to you. You'll never see me again, because to you, I'm dead...
  2. Old Duck

    Some interesting PvP / C&P observations

    This weekend was my first serious "study" of PvP at a CG on PC, and it's been months since I've PvPed on PS4. I observed a few things, performed a few experiments, and came to a few conclusions that may be right or wrong. I'm sharing these for discussion. First thing I noticed is that when...
  3. Old Duck

    Do "purple-haired heroes" scare everyone into Solo?

    This is my first CG on PC, woo! I've been "ship watching" at one of the CG stations, and the flow of CMDR trading traffic has been steady. Finally I decided to grab a few tons of grain in my Dolphin to do my part, and on my return to the system I was chased by two very persistent griefers. To my...
  4. Onionbolt

    PVP Interdiction question

    I recently switched from Solo/Group play to Open play and on my first day I ran into a random commander who interdicted me. During the interdiction while still in supercruise I noticed that even though I kept my reticle at the escape vector (at max speed) my "escape meter" kept going down, even...
  5. quelcertoleo

    New Weapon Proposal

    Pirate here, roleplay pirate. After a night drinking Orerrian Vicious Brew I had a vision: We should phase out the FSD Disruptor (Yuri Grom Powerplay module) We really need the Menu Log Disruptor. Thoughts, ideas, improvements are welcome.
  6. TheInfamousFryCarson

    Voice Comms Etiquette Community Agreement Concept

    Yes. I made a title. I'm not sure how common utilizing the in-game voice-comms is on other platforms, I know on PS4 people prefer the PSN voice parties in my circles, maybe PC is different usage rate wise. A point. I had a point. An issue in Elite: Dangerous is the difficulty in quickly...
  7. K

    Players with bad karma should be instanced with each other

    Elite should keep tabs on number of players blocking and reporting a given player, and treat that as "bad karma score" (with reporting resulting in more bad karma than blocking). Instancing code should consider the score when dividing players to instances, and tend to throw ones with heaps bad...
  8. Valyn Arvis

    [EMPIRE] Join Lavigny's Legion, the Emperor's personal guard!

    Welcome, citizen or soon to be citizen of the Empire. We, Lavigny's Legion, are recruiting. Every loyal son or daugther of the Empire is welcome to join our ranks. Who are we? We are the houseguards of the Lavigny's, one of the most important imperial senatorial dynasties, and as such also the...
  9. Hellfire85

    [FEDERATION] The 44th is once again, open for recruitment!

    Hello fellow pilots! The 44th Vulture Syndicate, based in LHS 317 is once again open to receive applications. For those interested and not aware of what the 44th is, we are a Federal Squadron specialized in flying the Vulture for most of our engagements. We are PvP focused but since we call...
  10. B

    Community goals impossible of engaging currently give up participating for good

    o7 Cmdr's the current comunity goals in Drevlyada are disgraceful not possible participate because even today around 30 players in supercruise interdicting players going to repair&reload and going out of stations never seen such an incredible desmotivation to play the game whatsoever... How this...
  11. xfury

    Sons of Jud (Mobius)

    The Sons of Jud an Independent Democracy stands for peace, honour, a sense of justice. We try to work and act in a way that will bring those about. A small independent group of currently just 11 players who's main focus is to support its members in their exploits and to help other groups when...
  12. Swizzy o7o7

    PvP The Bug Exploiting of FleetComm.

    Blocking Exploit in Elite: Dangerous Links to evidence below. All reference to names have been covered to prevent naming and shaming. I recently made a post referring to the current block exploit circulating in Elite: Dangerous, on the Frontier Forums. It was immediately brigaded by members of...
  13. Swizzy o7o7

    Material Grind Solution!!! Player's Drop Engineering Materials!

    With the recent 'Distant Ganks 2' expedition; a lot of CMDR's have been dying. >2,000 CMDR's dead, which is one for each of the "defense force conda's" that don't exist. I have the solution to the engineering material grind! Let us reap materials from player ships, just as we would for...
  14. Swizzy o7o7

    Modes Block CMDR's with 'SYSTEM' chat.

    If you're a ganker, make sure to block lawful CMDR's using the system chat. That way they won't be able to instance with you, and won't be able to even try oppose you in Open mode. You can keep on ganking with no 'threat', it's incredible! Fly safe-space, CMDR's, Z0.
  15. davlon

    Earth Visit - Well nearly....

    Arrived in the system and... it's madness! The first attempt I lost my unprotected exploration Anaconda to someone - I wasn't firing back, what was the point? Anyway, went back in a more appropriate ship and there is an interesting open gameplay scenario 'can you reach the Abraham Lincoln and...
  16. number2301

    RED DICE SYSTEMS - Casual, Friendly, EU/PC Based PVE Squadron

    Our Offer We are a casual, open PVE focussed wing concentrating on fun cooperative gameplay, alongside providing a purpose for mission running, bounty hunting, and everything else by supporting our in game faction. In addition to regular daily priorities, we run varied events where we get...
  17. J

    Play Modes, Solo/PG/OP

    I know this has been said a thousand times before and I know I'm going to attract controversy for saying it but if I don't say it, how will Frontier know it's something I and likely many other people invested in the background sim would like. Gathering feedback in my gaming community for why...
  18. Leadfoot

    Powerplay PowerPlay in Open Or Solo

    Very, very sorry if I missed an announcement thread somewhere but I know that there were several rather lengthily (and often heated) discussions concerning the question of Power Play being Open only or not. I had assumed the discussion back and forth on this issue was expected to be decided upon...
  19. D

    Modes Idea for game mode resources being non transferable

    The idea is: what happens in a mode stays in a mode. Wanna play single player fine. Wanna play open fine. Wanna play both , fine. But your stuff in one does not exist in the other. This means pvpers can't hide in solo when in their taxi ship to CG, and then switch to open when they feel safe in...
  20. M

    My SECOND big journey - Going Home!

    It's been a VERY long time since I detailed my FIRST big journey, out to Colonia, (!) so I thought, whilst setting off again, I'd update you on my adventures! After arriving in Colonia, I set about creating some reputation...
  21. EWanderer

    Rework C&P and spice it up with Risk&Reward!

    Edit: For clarification and stuff, that I cuted out by accident. Edit 2: Including some points from the comments. Edit 3: Consider Medium security tag. Preamble Well here I am again, flying around in the Black. Watching the Creators Roundtable stream and the topic of C&P came up again. In the...
  22. Peoplearestrange

    Open - NoN PvP option

    I love this game, but I don't play it for the PvP, personal I'm not good at it and mostly I don't enjoy PvP games, its just not in my enjoyment of a game. But what I do enjoy is cooperation and playerbases, honestly some of the best times I've had on ED is interacting with people. For me the...
  23. T

    The realistic approach to BGS.

    So the BGS.. The bane of many Cmdr's existence. {DISCAIMER}: This is an open only advocating post, for the reasons contained within. (I feel the need to point out these home truths as noone on the other postings will even reply to my comments.) BGS is both a PvE and PVP activity, in such that...
  24. W

    Solo Play interactions with other players

    Hi! I have three questions relating this topic: 1. In Solo Play, do other ships represent real players or they are AIs? 2. Am I destroyable in Solo Play Mode if I slow down in space somewhere in a star system and quit from the game application? How does other players see and interact with my...
  25. Arburich

    Alchemy Den - "We Got This Corp" | A brand New Faction, In Game and Out!

    Hello All! My name is Arburich, and recently (after a little over a year in the making), we finally got our faction into the world of Elite Dangerous! We are the "We Got This Corp", found in the High Tech system G 139-50 and we are a small group of Elite Players that host ourselves under...
  26. torbach

    Report Crimes feature [against NPC only] option

    I play Open even when I PvE... I often RP an E-rated garbage truck in PvE and want the help I want to be a part of open content but not trigger PvE responses when attacked by a player please consider an option to report crimes only against NPC's so that open can be a bit better -- i do not...
  27. Sylveria

    Modes Mode Feature Exclusivity...AKA..."Render unto Caesar..."

    So..."Render unto Caesar..." Since Mode Feature Exclusivity is being justified by Sandro's statement of Player versus Player style in Open, the next best course of action would be then to remove all PvE activity from Open and make it available only to Private Groups and Solo as a result, as...
  28. J

    Modes This is precisely the reason i stay out of open

    This is hardly an isolated experience. In this case a griefer intentionally baits a helper into a situation where they know the helper wont be kitted out to fight back. Murderhobo excuse...
  29. Ragnascot

    Modes Bonus for doing CGs in Open

    I would like to see more benefits to playing in Open, perhaps a “bonus” for certain interactions like CGs and trading. Not sure how you could implement that in a way that can’t be exploited by mode switching. It shouldn’t have a negative effect on Solo, only encourage and reward Open play.
  30. P

    My perception of E:D evolution

    I was thinking during more than week, how to express my feelings about Elite: Dangerous. And suddenly understood, that just a pair of pictures will say all for me, better than any words. This is how i perceived Elite2, Elite3, and Elite: Dangerous during first 1-2 years after release, and why...
  31. L

    Simple idea to make open a more viable play option for all

    If you read all of this, big thumbs up to you! I tried to set this up in a format that gets the gist of the message out there even if you skim. If you agree with this proposition, don't nod and move on to the next thread, leave a response to generate attention. If you disagree, by all means...
  32. B

    Fixing Community Goals - Recognize Logistical Support

    Community Goals have a problem. Namely, the often encourage NOT participating in Open or Groups, but instead, resorting to Solo play. And while its fine to play Solo if you choose to, NEEDING to play Solo, in order to fulfill "Community" a problem. To fix this, we first need to...
  33. Blight Born

    Spontaneous PvP Story

    TL;DR: Not everyone in Open are giant piles of lint bags. Some faction wingmates and I decided to do some Bounty Hunting in the local Haz Res in Eravate, which at the time was the meeting point as all 4 of us were spread out over the galaxy. We decided to go to Open, more of a convenience...
  34. B


    With the launch of Squadrons, I believe that this matter should also be discussed... Since Sandro Samarco mention "PP Open Only", I think appropriate to talk about the BGS too. I already generated LOCKDOWN on a system playing SOLO (I did a test to see if it was possible). After confirming...
  35. C

    I have the perfect solution.

    Fdev creates Elite:Friendship and rainbows. All the ships run on love. Your guns dont damage other ships, But rather they tickle them making the pilot like you more and more until allied. No shields needed. The only crime is missing your 15 minute interval hugging break. Which makes your ship...
  36. Dread Quixadhal

    How about a new Powerplay mode?

    What if we had a Powerplay mode where you can only attack or be attacked by people who have pledged to a power other than your own? My biggest issue with moving Powerplay to Open is the gankers and griefers who don't care about Powerplay at all, but just want to go after the easy target of a...
  37. Audaxxx

    Why can't we just have a separate BGS/server for each mode?

    What is the barrier preventing Fdev from having separate servers for each mode? Is it just too much work? I'm hoping someone can enlighten me. It seems to me this would keep both sides happy but maybe i'm missing something.
  38. Swizzy o7o7

    Exploration Build Please!

    Hi, commanders. I need help to build an Asp that can do exploration, but also light trading! I will be playing in Open Mode. Thanks, o7
  39. Swizzy o7o7

    Newcomer / Intro Asp Exploration Build Advice Please!

    Hi, there. I'm new to the game, and I want to build an Asp that I can play Elite: Dangerous with. I want to be able to do exploration, but also trading. I will be playing in open mode. Thanks commanders! o7 [yesnod]
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