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by CaptSolo
Mon Nov 30, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Metal Monolith
Replies: 20
Views: 2599

Re: Metal Monolith

Officials flying about counting sheep saw something deep and now it is gone. Now some report in its place was found a heap left by the sheep.

Sorry, I couldn't resist.
by CaptSolo
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5941
Views: 824893

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Ed Norton (Honeymooners) as Video Ranger:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiWgKEFyY0A
by CaptSolo
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Fireball-1.01.oxp
Replies: 28
Views: 4147

Re: Fireball-1.01.oxp

Correct me if wrong but are not normal maps very difficult to make without the original Wings 3d files? No. I used a normal mapping filter for GIMP applied to RGB diffuse textures to create the normal map texture. The filter has several different format and scale settings to achieve the desired res...
by CaptSolo
Sun Sep 06, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Screenshots
Replies: 5728
Views: 1164205

Re: Screenshots

If you use a mining laser on ice asteroids does it result in icy boulders and splinters?
by CaptSolo
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Screenshots
Replies: 5728
Views: 1164205

Re: Screenshots

Nice!
by CaptSolo
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Peace Time Trading
Replies: 16
Views: 5893

Re: Peace Time Trading

Cody wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:39 pm
<rummages through toolkit>
Number 3, number 5... nope, someone's nicked the number 4 hammer (probably that rogue Solo). Would a left-handed monkey wrench do?
¿Qué?
by CaptSolo
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5941
Views: 824893

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Roger Korby, character in Star Trek TOS episode, "What Are Little Girls Made Of?"
by CaptSolo
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Two remarkable dates
Replies: 10
Views: 4664

Re: Two remarkable dates

What impressed me, and not necessarily in a positive way, is how the moon landing was politicized. Then there was this which I heard for the first time watching a PBS program this past weekend: "When you're finally up at the moon looking back on earth, all those differences and nationalistic traits ...
by CaptSolo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5941
Views: 824893

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970). Destruction by nuclear holocaust.
"In one of the countless billions of galaxies in the universe lies a medium-sized star, and one of its satellites, a green and insignificant planet, is now dead".
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beneath_t ... f_the_Apes
by CaptSolo
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: SW HUD
Replies: 10
Views: 8787

Re: SW HUD

Pitch, roll and yaw gauges integrated with space compass. We have separate full scale pitch and roll gauges in default HUD, occupying two lines on right group, but these indicators are almost useless for navigation and combat. How often you are really using it? Waste of space (like bobbleheads)! I ...
by CaptSolo
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Quote of the week!
Replies: 657
Views: 252747

Re: Quote of the week!

I am going to trust the intelligence ... but I will say this: my intelligence people, if they said in fact that Iran is a wonderful kindergarten, I disagree with them 100 percent.
by CaptSolo
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Two Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 2880

Re: Two Questions

Many thanks, A_C.
by CaptSolo
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Two Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 2880

Two Questions

1) Why is shift "h" not dumping target state to the log? I'm running Oolite deployment 1.88 and the key is present in my custom keyconfig.plist.

2) What are all valid Oolite scanClasses?
by CaptSolo
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5941
Views: 824893

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

"Sail Away" on a Solar Sail.
by CaptSolo
Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: APOD 2019 Calendar
Replies: 9
Views: 6959

Re: APOD 2016 Calendar

Beautiful! Teaming with life on many worlds, you think? Even a few having intelligent beings asking the same questions we have?