This is a thing I can't stand. I don't use a docking computer, it's more fun and challenging manually; But I'm tired of being run over and pushed out of the way by other ships, most always NPCs, coming through the mail slot. All should have to obey speed and queue rules or pay consequences.... Autodock also ignores speeding rules when active ...
I was out of breath just reading that post.I'd like to see an end to run-on sentences.
After having used a 52 till I got tired of the buttons not working/being wonky, I got me a 16000m joy+thr combo. Worth it all the way.At least it would be nice to have a key binding for "enable supercruise assist" when you have already selected the target, instead of fiddling around in the nav menu. Some of us use X52 and those buttons are prone to die when used too much.
Just shoot themThis is a thing I can't stand. I don't use a docking computer, it's more fun and challenging manually; But I'm tired of being run over and pushed out of the way by other ships, most always NPCs, coming through the mail slot. All should have to obey speed and queue rules or pay consequences.
Here's a present for you: ...............I would like to see proper full automation of the docking computer and supercruise assist and by that I mean you wouldn't realistically expect to switch on as supercruise assistant and then be asked to take the ship to the correct speed and point it in the general direction, what you would expect is to select the target, switch on supercruise, and the ship would automatically taxi around to point towards the target and adopt the right speed, that's what would happen realistically and ditto when you switch on a docking computer it would adopt the right speed, the right direction and taxi in to within 7 1/2 km and before commencing docking procedure, I would just like to be a spectator during all of the above automation
Remember back in the good old MS-DOS days how it seemed like every game had vending machines where you could buy random powerups and weapons?I think you're describing X4
More stuff to do while in SC would be good - I think someone suggested adding slot machines for when we have space legs (CR and time sink!) - that may be going too far ....
Unless you're in a Boeing, amirite? eh? eh?But that isn't what would happen. When I put autocruise on in my car, it only stays on until I touch some other control (brake or accelerator). Manual controls should always override automation, which is what we have here. I can only put autocruise on in my car once I've reached the speed it needs to maintain.
But... It is what it is. Enjoy it or don't. I like flying ships, and wouldn't be bothered if all the auto stuff disappeared completely. Though I do like supercruise assist, I must admit.
Flying without it in the old games took a lot longer (in real time, was probably quite a bit faster in game time since the autopilot just used the reverse thrusters from a long way out instead of turning around and using the mains).Standard docking computer, advanced docking computer, supercruise assist....
Frack all of that. They just need to replace it with an autopilot.
They had it in the old Frontier series. I dunno why in the heck they left it out in ED, especially seeing as this game is held in the future, after the timeline of the previous two.