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by montana05
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639131

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Disembodied wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:58 am
Over to RockDoctor for the next round …
Sorry to interrupt once again, while I do enjoy the discussion about Star Trek I am eagerly waiting for the next question :wink:
by montana05
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Laser Combat Reimagined OXZ
Replies: 29
Views: 11958

Re: Laser Combat Reimagined OXZ

One issue with combat is AI decisions on whether or not to engage with the player. As I understand it, an assessment is made with regard to the player's capabilities. Am I correct in thinking that the laser's threat_assessment value is known to the AI? The AI decision to flee or attack (as much as ...
by montana05
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639131

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Earl Dumarest / Edwin Charles Tubb / searching for Earth
by montana05
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639131

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

The Matrix
by montana05
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639131

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

First hint: The first publication of this German science fiction novel series was 8th September 1961 Perry Rhodan - it would have been my guess anyway since my knowledge of German SF is virtually non-existent, but I happened to know the series started in 1961. I have no idea of any context beyond t...
by montana05
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639131

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

First hint: The first publication of this German science fiction novel series was 8th September 1961
by montana05
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639131

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

<lobs coconut at montana> Correct - over to you, sir! Thank you Sir, its an honor. In which German SiFi novel series, the attempt to save the Earth from invaders from another Galaxy by moving it for 40K LJ to the center of the Galaxy ended in an distant area of the universe, roughly 501 M LJ away f...
by montana05
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639131

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Cody wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:14 pm
The Sun's getting too big. Solution: move Earth to Alpha Centauri. Name the movie!
The Wandering Earth, 1st Chinese SiFi movie, based on a story of Liu Cixin, just recently released
by montana05
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Big Cannon
Replies: 20
Views: 8677

Re: Big Cannon

OXP/OXZ are handled alphabetically Except when they aren't... I think on Windows this might be true, but I don't it's true on Linux or Mac. Also consider that OXZ's in the ManagedAddons folder will (I think) be loaded before any OXP/OXZ's in the AddOns folder. However, giving your custom OXP the na...
by montana05
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Big Cannon
Replies: 20
Views: 8677

Re: Big Cannon

1) If you make the suggested changes to only the Vortex shipdata.plist then only the Vortex would have Multiple Lasers. 2) If you make the suggested changes to the shipdata-overrides.plist in the Multiple Lasers OXZ then all of the other Multiple Laser combinations coded into that .plist would beco...
by montana05
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Big Cannon
Replies: 20
Views: 8677

Re: Big Cannon

And here a Mega-Vortex with 10 laser-mounts: "weapon_facings" = 15; "weapon_mount_mode" = "multiply"; //"weapon_position_forward" = "0.0 9.0 30.0"; //"weapon_position_aft" = "0.0 9.0 -45.0"; //"weapon_position_port" = "-49.8 -5.0 -10.0"; //"weapon_position_starboard" = "49.8 -5.0 -10.0"; // 50 m -> ...
by montana05
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Big Cannon
Replies: 20
Views: 8677

Re: Big Cannon

I would like to have my ship work with the multiple lasers / separated lasers addons You need to tweak your shipdata.plist a bit to get multiple lasers: At vortex-player you will find weapon_position_forward = "0.0 9.0 30.0"; if you replace with //"weapon_position_forward" = "0.0 9.0 30.0"; "weapon...
by montana05
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Scripters cove
Replies: 1484
Views: 379536

Re: Scripters cove

Another day, another surprise. It seems that self-aiming lasers (is_turret_laser = true;) ignore "weapon_mount_mode" = "multiply"; and/or "weapon_position_". All shots are fired from the center of the ship (0 0 0) so difficult to say if multi is recognized. Well, at least they fire now, once again n...
by montana05
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 5191
Views: 639131

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Commander_X wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:12 pm
Arcturus Mengsk / Terran Dominion / Starcraft
(SF "game" universes allowed?)
Sorry so interfere Disembodied, you might have missed the message of Commander_X, just in case game universes are allowed.
by montana05
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Scripters cove
Replies: 1484
Views: 379536

Re: Scripters cove

Yes there is. Increase their accuracy to above 5. Then the AI will start utilizing the more advanced tactics. Not entirely sure about it, but I don't think you can make it use side lasers for combat. The various stages of accuracy I am using already, in this case I guessed 8.50 would be enough, wel...