What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by CaptSolo » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:45 pm

I'm still around as are some of your stations in my ooniverse.
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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by pagroove » Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:37 am

Nice to see all and @ Solo. Glad my station textures where still of some use :). :D

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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Alex » Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:56 pm

The loss of a loved one.. There are no words, sorry will never fill that gap.
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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Alex » Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:45 pm

How many still fly?
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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Cody » Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:52 pm

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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by OSH » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:59 am

Well, I'm still here, although I didn't play Oolite from many years. :( But definitely I will be back! I'm really shocked, OXPs are still created. It's for me really nice surprise.
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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Corny » Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:00 pm

Not sure if I count for the "old" commanders, but hey, I'm still looking into the boards and IRC from time to time. Good to see that you are still around!
I'm not flying much in Oolite, though – too many other video games here that are new and need to get played :oops:
By the way, I looked at No Man's Sky for a few times already... might play it for a bit some time, too :)

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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Yodeebe » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:13 pm

Greetings Cmdrs.
Personally ED4 is everything I ever wished for, and more. When I think back to all my annoying Oolite questions, like "why can't we drift around corners' & stuff, well, flight assist off nailed that for me :) .
I'm kind of sad that the 'friendliest bunch of people this side of Reidquat' didn't form an ED player minor faction or something. I miss the community here.
I still pop back here every now & again to check it out, & maximum respect to you all at Oolite for keeping the flame alive during the 'dark ages' between FFE & ED4.
Where Oolite will always win is it's ability to teach people how to program stuff for themselves.
My own meddlings never really got beyond making my Griff prototype boa go faster, but if programming had been my thing, this would have been the place to do it.
If there's anyone here doing ED, or if there is some faction somewhere that I don't know of, hit me up in game if you want. It'd be great to come & 'visit' you. Cmdr Yodebe (Jody B)
Thankyou Oolite, for all the awesome fun I've had over the years in the Ooniverse.
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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Selezen » Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:56 pm

<blinks in the beautifully rendered sunlight of the friendliest forum this side of Riedquat>

I'm still around... I lurk more than often, catching up on posts and checking that you are all behaving. ;-)

I still spend most of my "Elite" based time in ED, sadly, although I do play NMS and a little Star Citizen as well as other games since discovering the wonderful curse that is Steam.

I'm loving the look of the new updates to Oolite at the minute, and I'm thinking about focusing a few livestreams on it once the "ED Beyond Chapter 4" hype dies down.

To be honest, I do have a "faction" in ED that was created for Oolite and the forum people. It's called the "Tionisla Historical Society" and was based around the design stuff myself, Arexack and Rzxe (spelling) did on the TOGY. It's represented in-game as a faction in the Tionisla system and in the next update should have squadrons there bearing the name. My player group "Selezen Lake" was put together to host people like Drew and DaddyHoggy and anyone else who is an old-time Ooliteer, but any Oolite fan is welcome. We're keeping the flames alive there. :)

Canonically (and this is actually mentioned in ED somewhere) the THS owns the TOGY - even though the TOGY hasn't actually made an appearance in ED yet. One day...

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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Rxke » Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:25 pm

Selezen wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:56 pm
Rzxe (spelling)
*wipes drool off cheek with shriveled hand*


waaaa? Somebody called my name?


:mrgreen:


occasional lurker, install oolite on a new linux install every month or two (48 and still distrohopping, sad)

... but never really play it for more than an hour.

But really really... REALLY impressed by a lot of the new stuff.

Except the planets. I know it's super hard, but they still look unconvincing to me... (sorry sorry sorry)

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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Yodeebe » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:46 am

Selezen wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:56 pm
Rzxe (spelling)
Well done, you got 3 letters right, and 2 of them were even in the right place!

Thanks for the squadron info. I'll be in touch.
Shame THS is not IN Tionisla, but at least they dropped you in not-too-far away.

What's the Togy?

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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Rxke » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:45 am

Yodeebe wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:46 am

What's the Togy?

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Re: What are the 'old' commanders doing nowadays ?

Post by Astrobe » Sat May 18, 2019 4:22 pm

Judging from the dates on my save files I was away from Oolite for over a year.

I switch to Minetest, a FOSS game engine for Minecraft-style games. I wanted to resurrect somehow a game that went under, Firefall.

I got caught again in game design issues, only even harder than in Oolite because of the fact that the world is fully editable and because of the multiplayer aspects (Firefall was a MMORPG).

Eventually I drifted further and further away from the model. As a result, the remaining Firefall community isn't interested in what I did, and the Minetest community finds what I did somewhat weird. I had fun making a Minetest game and play-testing it, but I feel like taking a break from it. I'm back messing with Oolite for now.

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