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by Darkbee
Fri Aug 20, 2004 7:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ID Computer
Replies: 36
Views: 23483

Interesting poll... Right now we have a "Scanner enhancement" upgrade, which draws a box around your targetted craft. I always thought that an ID system should be an enhancement to this upgrade, i.e. make the upgrade more expensive but add in ID as extra functionality. Does that mean that you want ...
by Darkbee
Fri Aug 20, 2004 4:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ID Computer
Replies: 36
Views: 23483

To digress a little further: I seem to remember that the Amiga version of Elite also locked you out of space stations depending on your legal status, sometimes they would also send hoards of cops after you as well. I wonder if this is something that could be used? I seem to recall something like th...
by Darkbee
Fri Aug 20, 2004 4:21 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ID Computer
Replies: 36
Views: 23483

I used that on the Amiga too. Using the missile targetting is something I do with Oolite to identify ships, but it's just too tempting to press 'M' rather than 'U'. A clean rating is soooo difficult to keep these days! But at least obtaining a Fugitive rating isn't fatal in Oolite!! I marvelled at ...
by Darkbee
Fri Aug 20, 2004 3:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ID Computer
Replies: 36
Views: 23483

ID Computer

I just wanted to collect everyone's thoughts on the IDentity computer that some people have mentioned. I remember when playing the Atari ST version of Elite for the first time, I was slightly disappointed to discover that it had this feature (unlike the Speccy version). I felt that it kind of took a...
by Darkbee
Wed Aug 11, 2004 4:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Constrictor Mission (*Some Spoilers*)...
Replies: 177
Views: 120333

This seems to be an unfortunate side effect of the otherwise superb AI. Would it not be possible to set some sort of flag thats says pirates do not attack this ship OR just make the ship immune to anyone's fire except your own? It seems a shame to have a mission that you can complete without actuall...