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by Orioes
Tue May 20, 2008 6:19 pm
Forum: Scripting & Balancing
Topic: colony ships
Replies: 28
Views: 6310

Re: colony ships

As an idea if we are to have customizable expendable colony ships we could include a series of "colony defense" parts that provide minimal defense to the ship enroute (enough to run to the closest jump point or force out the enemy recon/colony ship) and then be converted to a level 1 beam base/missi...
by Orioes
Fri May 16, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: Other Game Design
Topic: Terrain worlds
Replies: 48
Views: 4697

Re: Terrain worlds

For abridged version see bullets at bottom. Ah ok I think I understand and I am sorry if I ruffled feathers. I think my basic error is I tried to expand the definitions to something more generic as from a strict reading you basically have a bunch of Earth-likes (Terran,Desert,Swamp,Tundra,Ocean) and...
by Orioes
Thu May 15, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: Other Game Design
Topic: Terrain worlds
Replies: 48
Views: 4697

Re: Terrain worlds

Actually under my somewhat more generic definition of "Terran" ( a planet with a subtantial atmosphere, open oceans/lakes and notable landmasses) Titan does fit. It has an atmosphere of mostly nitrogen with a little methane and lakes of hydrocarbons. On the other hand I see barren as something more ...
by Orioes
Thu May 15, 2008 7:16 am
Forum: Other Game Design
Topic: Terrain worlds
Replies: 48
Views: 4697

Re: Terrain worlds

If I may interject as I perceive it the planet types we have are more general notes on the characteristics of the planet than a set of specifications for chemistry and composition. Therefore Terran can be defined as a planet with a substantial atmosphere that has open liquid oceans or lakes as well ...
by Orioes
Wed May 14, 2008 2:33 am
Forum: Other Game Design
Topic: Nuclear Missle: ...
Replies: 13
Views: 1361

Re: Nuclear Missle: ...

It should be noted in the vacuum of space the x-rays from a nuclear explosion wont be converted into a fireball and blast wave. So you basically have a bright flash and a lot of radiation which may melt your hull if your close enough (within a kilometer) and seriously damage your ship if its within ...