The Quest To Find Raxxla

Thing is with the research I do, i don’t look at what other people have done before me and I just do it.. leads to some issues as other people have thought about similar ideas etc which I just didn’t know was around 🤷‍♂️
Just a general statement 🙂
Dear Cmdr Tacticus2711, please enlighten me: have you been around in these forums sometimes before under another name/account? ;)
 
Has anyone noticed that when you fly out near the Horsehead Nebula and/or Col 70, the hyperspace tunnel starts spiraling rapidly around you? Spiraling stars?
Plotted a course towards Col 70 Sector now.
Before anyone gets too excited on this one...

It’s definitely not something that’s specific to just the Col 70 area.

It just happened to me and I’m about 15kly from there.

It’s happened many a time before though. Only reason I’m mentioning it is because of the post.

Also, have spent a lot of time in/around Col 70 and have never seen a noticeable pattern - though that’s not to say there couldn’t be one now, obviously.

Unless you’re talking about something different to the normal spinning hyperspace that happens occasionally @CMDR Woland92 ?
 
Dear Cmdr Tacticus2711,
Keep up the good work. You may notice upon sharing your efforts, however they may turn out, that some Commanders whom haven't appeared to contribute to the hunt(at least since I joined) will begin to throw shade at you. This is to be expected. Please continue your research because, contrary to popular belief, even negative results are positive in trial and error.
Fly Dangerously Commander, o7
I complete agree with you Filthy.

Tacticus2711, if you or anyone is looking for inspiration in dealing with negative results, just look at what all the regular CMDRs in this thread do. We've all decided to 'try' something, often taking many, many hours, only to encounter … the usual result of "nothing unusual here move along!"

I just make sure I take fun in the journey, which helps lots when your trying long-term goals like Operation Less Than Three!

Keep plugging away, anything we can tick off as 'not' helping solve the puzzle still contributes.

Fly Dangerously,
/ Ra.
 
This is what I’m talking about:
Footage of weird spin in hyperspace
Maybe I'm just over analyzing given the context, but is there slightly different audio to a normal hyperspace tunnel? The sound that sticks out to me is at 0:25.

Assuming this is a lead, how do we explore this further? Maybe the Hyperspace tunnel spins faster and faster when you are jumping in the right direction towards a specific system? Do you happen to know the systems where this spinning event occurred? Maybe we can calculate a vector based on them.

It sort of fits the whole "Hidden in plain sight" idea considering the Tunnel is when we usually catch a quick nap while playing.
 
Just watched the hyperspace footage again, this time on PC instead of mobile. Maybe it's just me, but I'm seeing nothing of note there at all. The spins seem insignificant to be honest. Sorry.
 
Just watched the hyperspace footage again, this time on PC instead of mobile. Maybe it's just me, but I'm seeing nothing of note there at all. The spins seem insignificant to be honest. Sorry.
I recall a very similar conversation taking place back in the Rift days - I think around the Exodus bases. Nothing conclusive ever came from it.
 
RE: A few previous posts...

Indeed... I followed a link in the Thargoids and Guardians forum to this thread, and while I did call out Tacitus' first DBX discovery as "discovered back in September 2018", which is still true, it's led to me revisiting Tip-Offs, and creating a subsequent thread... tl;dr I think we need to start looking at tip-offs closer.
Agreed. Frontier may have put more thought into the tip off missions then we've given them credit for.
 
Just watched the hyperspace footage again, this time on PC instead of mobile. Maybe it's just me, but I'm seeing nothing of note there at all. The spins seem insignificant to be honest. Sorry.
I don't think it is unusual either. Sometimes witchspace spirals sometimes it doesn't. I don't know what the common factor is that makes it spiral/not spiral but I've seen it plenty of times and in lots of different sectors. Maybe it has something to do with the star class that you are jumping into?
 
Isn't the hyperspace jump just a cinematic while the program is downloading data of the next system ? Then, is that compatible with any kind of game mechanic acting at that very moment ?
Computers retard, here, so just asking.
When the E/F missions were running, did we have tip off missions too ? Can't remember for sure.
I recall a very similar conversation taking place back in the Rift days
I remember arguing about what star cluster is the one we can see passing by repeatedly.
 
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Isn't the hyperspace jump just a cinematic while the program is downloading data of the next system ? Then, is that compatible with any kind of game mechanic acting at that very moment ?
Computers retard, here, so just asking.
When the E/F missions were running, did we have tip off missions too ? Can't remember for sure.

I remember arguing about what star cluster is the one we can see passing by repeatedly.
What puzzles me about the hyperspace cinematic is that sometimes I swear there are greenish objects that look a little like spiders webs. Now what could those represent???
 
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Isn't the hyperspace jump just a cinematic while the program is downloading data of the next system ? Then, is that compatible with any kind of game mechanic acting at that very moment ?
Computers retard, here, so just asking.
When the E/F missions were running, did we have tip off missions too ? Can't remember for sure.

I remember arguing about what star cluster is the one we can see passing by repeatedly.
Witchspace travel is basically a loading screen. However, that does not prevent information to be encoded into it in one way or another.

Could not find the release notes for tipoff missions, but guessing they were introduced around 2.2 Guardians.
 
Witchspace travel is basically a loading screen. However, that does not prevent information to be encoded into it in one way or another.

Could not find the release notes for tipoff missions, but guessing they were introduced around 2.2 Guardians.

Tip off missions have been in the game for a considerably longer time than that. Can't say how long though, I've been playing since 2015-2016 ish. Encountered a few random ones, found it was higher chance when allied with a faction within a system.
 
Mmmh... So it would not make much sense to say that tip off missions anyhow replaced the E/F missions for the Raxxla Quest. Imho.
But, again, with FD.. who knows ?
 
Mmmh... So it would not make sense to say that tip off missions anyhow replaced the E/F missions for the Raxxla Quest. Imho.
E/F missions? You mean the ones with "special wording" from Founders Station offered by The Black Wheel, or the really old ones that were for things like Sap-8/Trinkets that required Elite Rank?

If so... no, tip-offs didn't replace them... they existed well before. Tip-offs came about not long after the new mission interface was introduced, if not at the same time. It was also semi-confirmed by FD that tip-offs were obtained by doing lots of missions for a single faction... nothing related to the particular faction or your rank.
 
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