Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by Cody » Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:23 pm

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If it had a tiny bit of cargo space it may have swung it for me towards Asp. My money running down without the trading, repair bills cost more than the passenger contracts can yield.
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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by Pirate World MK » Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:12 pm

Cody wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:23 pm
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Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:49 pm
If it had a tiny bit of cargo space it may have swung it for me towards Asp. My money running down without the trading, repair bills cost more than the passenger contracts can yield.
Parcels! An Asp is perfect for courier work.
I meant parcels of course not passengers !! sorry silly me

after getting to a tech level 15 planet I still wasn't offered a cloaking device so I am at a loss to where it went . I am pretty sure it came across when I traded my cobby for an asp . Maybe I am mistaken & it's non transferrable ?
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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by Cody » Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:33 pm

Pirate World MK wrote:
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Maybe I am mistaken & it's non transferrable?
The cloak is definitely transferable, so I don't know what's going on there. Do you run with OXPs installed or not?
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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by Pirate World MK » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:55 pm

Cody wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:33 pm
Pirate World MK wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:12 pm
Maybe I am mistaken & it's non transferrable?
The cloak is definitely transferable, so I don't know what's going on there. Do you run with OXPs installed or not?
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I am pretty sure I had a cloaking device showing when I got my Aso but it certainly did not last long & doesn’t seem to ve coming back :/
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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by Pirate World MK » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:36 pm

The oxps I run are :-
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I am pretty sure I had a cloaking device showing when I got my Aso but it certainly did not last long & doesn’t seem to ve coming back :/
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Just checked the last cobra savegame before the transfter & the cloaking device was shown as orange & n/a so maybe a damaged cloak is the issue ?
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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by Cody » Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:59 pm

Pirate World MK wrote:
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... the cloaking device was shown as orange & n/a so maybe a damaged cloak is the issue?
<nods> That'll be it. If you still have that savegame, revert to it, go get the cloak fixed, then switch to an Asp.
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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by Pirate World MK » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:36 am

Cody wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:59 pm
Pirate World MK wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:36 pm
... the cloaking device was shown as orange & n/a so maybe a damaged cloak is the issue?
<nods> That'll be it. If you still have that savegame, revert to it, go get the cloak fixed, then switch to an Asp.
(punches air) Will do :)
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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by UK_Eliter » Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:43 am

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Plus it's very effective against missiles. It makes them lose lock on you and instead of actively chasing you, they just fly in a straight line until they either run out of fuel or you decloak (in which case they resume chasing you).
It seems to me that that is no longer true. Or perhaps I mistook 'missile still shows on scanner' for 'missile is still targetting me.' If this true, it's good news!

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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by another_commander » Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:55 am

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It seems to me that that is no longer true. Or perhaps I mistook 'missile still shows on scanner' for 'missile is still targetting me.' If this true, it's good news!
It is true. The missile simply flies straight ahead once you cloak. It still exists and is visible normally on the scanner, but it does not track the cloaked ship anymore until either it decloaks or the missile runs out of fuel and self-destructs.

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Re: Cloaking Device Vulnerability / Repairs

Post by UK_Eliter » Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:09 am

another_commander wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:55 am
The missile [. . .] does not track the cloaked ship anymore until [. .] it decloaks [. .].
Ah . . So only a temporary reprieve!

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