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by CmdrGumbo
Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How Does Avoiding the Spacelanes Break Gameplay?
Replies: 50
Views: 12493

Re: How Does Avoiding the Spacelanes Break Gameplay?

This is an awesome topic :). For me the concept of lanes and the concept of torus drive have been a total game/immersion killer. I just can't get around the conflict in my mind about a non-player centric Ooniverse where I can drive around in god mode while everyone else drives sluggishly in nice li...
by CmdrGumbo
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Any combat tips?
Replies: 15
Views: 4762

Re: Any combat tips?

Just made the first kill of my current game! It was a lucky find. Found a lone Fer-de-lance in the space lane on my way to Tsionla. He had an offender status, so I targeted him. Tried to take a few shots with my military laser, but the dang thing overheated too fast, so I used my fuel injectors to ...
by CmdrGumbo
Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Any combat tips?
Replies: 15
Views: 4762

Re: Any combat tips?

I am not a noob. I've been playing Oolite for years now. However, when it comes to combat I may as well be a noob. When I attempt combat, I die probably 75% of the time. I do use a keyboard instead of a controller, but killing them pirates still shouldn't be impossible. So, any tips for how to come...
by CmdrGumbo
Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Times they are a changing ...
Replies: 7
Views: 3020

Re: Times they are a changing ...

The energy bomb can be OXPed back if you want. The OXP is available from the in-game expansions manager. More info here: http://wiki.alioth.net/index.php/Energy_Bomb Yes, I read about that in the wiki section. It's nice that people may add it if they want to. I haven't yet installed it as I think a...
by CmdrGumbo
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Times they are a changing ...
Replies: 7
Views: 3020

Re: Times they are a changing ...

… and I think you need a vacant pylon before they're offered. Pirate kibble - keeping a few TCs of Food on hand to throw to the wolves when they're getting too close - is a cheaper option! Okay, just checked - I had all pylons equipped with missiles so that was the reason no quirium cascade mine wa...
by CmdrGumbo
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Times they are a changing ...
Replies: 7
Views: 3020

Times they are a changing ...

As I have written in an earlier post , I've been out of the Ooniverse for about six years and I must admit that during this hiatus, I didn't follow the forum. So when I got into that Cobra Mk. III and headed for the stars to find my luck, I didn't know of the changes that had been made to Oolite in ...
by CmdrGumbo
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Oolite chatroom
Replies: 344
Views: 119069

Re: The Oolite chatroom

One week into the game, Cr. 28K in the bank and finished a passenger delivery to Ara. Those two anachist pirates were too easy a target and got roasted by that shiny new military laser I had just purchased. But the best thing is: after docking I noticed that I got promoted to 'Mostly Harmless' ... b...
by CmdrGumbo
Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Deepspace" HUD - where to find it?
Replies: 13
Views: 5124

Re: "Deepspace" HUD - where to find it?

phkb wrote:
Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:35 pm
I discovered I had a copy of Deepspace HUD in my archives. Link here: DeepspaceHUDOXP.zip
Yay, thanks dude! I was also looking for this one but couldn't find it. :)
by CmdrGumbo
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Oolite-Linux
Topic: [Solved] OXP installation through manager fails with download version 1.84 -
Replies: 6
Views: 3931

Re: OXP installation through manager fails with download version 1.84 -

@CmdrGumbo Did you have any chance with the manual workaround suggested by a_c? Ah, yes. Sort of: I installed the version provided by the Linux Mint apt repos (in this case it's Oolite 1.82) which is able to download all the OXPs (I guess Linux Mint comes with a GNUStep library that has TLS support...
by CmdrGumbo
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Smuggling in vanilla Oolite?
Replies: 14
Views: 4502

Re: Smuggling in vanilla Oolite?

In vanilla Oolite you can purchase narcotics or firearms from any station you like, but if you dock at a mainstation with those goods you'll be penalised. I thought you can always bring in narcotics etc. without punishment, but if you leave a station with such cargo you will be penalised. That way ...
by CmdrGumbo
Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Fuel Scooping
Replies: 38
Views: 15249

Re: Fuel Scooping

Wouldn't that be in contradiction to the available fuel-scoop mechanism Not quite. [begin handwave] The fuel scoop takes fuel from outside the ship into the main tanks. Fuel containers are in your cargo hold. The magnetic seals on the containers are designed around a one-way transfer from the fuel ...
by CmdrGumbo
Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Fuel Scooping
Replies: 38
Views: 15249

Re: Fuel Scooping

wouldn't there be some risk involved? So you run the risk of equipment damage during the transfer? That would certainly be worth considering. I'm also thinking that it wouldn't be an instantaneous transfer - 0.1ly per 3 secs or something like that, with a chance of damage on each iteration. Wouldn'...
by CmdrGumbo
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: With which OXP's do you guys rumble the Ooniverse?
Replies: 32
Views: 10695

Re: With which OXP's do you guys rumble the Ooniverse?

Despite the Ambience Collection and Famous Planets OXPs (those two are eye-candy must-haves for me), I also installed: - SpaceTaxi - In System Taxi - Liners - Station Dock Control - Wildships - Planetfall - HD Backgrounds (more eye-candy, yay!) - Life on the Frontier (just curious about it) - Hyperr...
by CmdrGumbo
Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Fuel Scooping
Replies: 38
Views: 15249

Re: Fuel Scooping

Version 1.1 the FuelTweaks OXP is now available. Heeding all the advice about "tweaking", the OXP is now fully tweakable, either by playing with settings in the "fuelTweaks_fuelEconomy.js" file, or by using Javascript functions. Here's some of the possibilities: Have normal fuel available at some s...
by CmdrGumbo
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Oolite-Linux
Topic: [Solved] OXP installation through manager fails with download version 1.84 -
Replies: 6
Views: 3931

Re: OXP installation through manager fails with download version 1.84 -

The version distributed by us did not support HTTPS downloads up to and including version 1.84. We do support this in our currently in-development 1.85 version though. You can download the latest development version from our nightlies repository on github and this will let you downlaod successfully...