Ascension

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Ascension

Post by marcusrg »

Well, there I got. Spoilers ahead -> Nfprafvba vf n yriry 16 cynarg va tnynkl 1, nanepul, naq ybgf bs cvengrf naq shtvgvirf bire gurer. jbj! :shock:

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Re: Ascension

Post by Commander McLane »

There's no spoiler here.

TechLevel 16 is irrelevant, because there's no more available equipment than in TL 15, 14, or 13.

Also, there is no system named Ascension in Galaxy 1 (or any other galaxy, for that matter), as long as you don't install a specific OXP, namely Famous Planets.oxp. For this very reason I have also argued in your other thread just three days ago that Ascension cannot be called a "Famous Planet" in the first place (how can a planet be famous that doesn't even exist in Oolite?), and should be removed from the OXP.

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Re: Ascension

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Ok, I understand this. :)

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Commander McLane wrote: TechLevel 16 is irrelevant, because there's no more available equipment than in TL 15, 14, or 13.
and TL 15 is no better than TL 14...there is no difference between them as it stands. :)
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Re: Ascension

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Smivs wrote:
Commander McLane wrote: TechLevel 16 is irrelevant, because there's no more available equipment than in TL 15, 14, or 13.
and TL 15 is no better than TL 14...there is no difference between them as it stands. :)
That's why I mentioned three TLs, even extending down to 13 (although I may be wrong about that). :wink:

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Re: Ascension

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Commander McLane wrote:
Smivs wrote:
Commander McLane wrote: TechLevel 16 is irrelevant, because there's no more available equipment than in TL 15, 14, or 13.
and TL 15 is no better than TL 14...there is no difference between them as it stands. :)
That's why I mentioned three TLs, even extending down to 13 (although I may be wrong about that). :wink:
14 has the Military Shield Enhancement (and the Naval Energy Unit, if you're authorised to buy them). 13 will repair but not generally sell the military devices, so once you've obtained them for your ship there's no extra benefit from 14s.

15 is marginally better than 14, if you're having your ship serviced, of course. Probably not worth going half way across the chart / to a different galaxy for, though.

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Post by Fatleaf »

The only benefit is for the maintenance overhaul. Then it really is the higher the better.


EDIT: Ninja'd by Cim. (just properly read his post :oops: )
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Commander McLane wrote:Also, there is no system named Ascension...
Yes, heaven forbid anyone should try to improve the game by changing the planet names to things that can actually be pronounced and remembered.

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Wildeblood wrote:
Commander McLane wrote:Also, there is no system named Ascension...
Yes, heaven forbid anyone should try to improve the game by changing the planet names to things that can actually be pronounced and remembered.
I suggest you never travel in Wales :p

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Re: Ascension

Post by Gimbal Locke »

I feel that "Ascension" has some merit - of course it would need some missions, special stations and such.

Even if TL16 does nothing, it adds to the mystique.

Perhaps it should be an OXP in its own right, rather than a part of Famous Planets?

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