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3-D combat simulation?

#1 Post by mcturky » Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:32 pm

was just wondering as i don't quite understand what has been put on the update page. Is the 3-D combat thing up and running with this new update, or will it be in the next update, 1.0?? i've trimmed out all the stuff from the original source to just leave the stuff about the combat.


cheers for the help

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Re: 3-D combat simulation?

#2 Post by Dart00_Tech » Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:43 pm

I was wondering that same thing just a few days ago. Check this thread out. I add all my small questions on it...

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6495

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Re: 3-D combat simulation?

#3 Post by mcturky » Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:53 pm

i found this...about half way down one of his "problems" was the lack of visual/controlled combat or something like that, and then they explain that it's being worked on, but i couldn't see a time frame...perhaps i missed it as i was skim reading.

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6497

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Re: 3-D combat simulation?

#4 Post by mcturky » Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:58 pm

found it
salimiles wrote:
7) Combat:
a) Some better explanation of the mechanics of the combat system for both ship-ship, and ship-ground. Both have a number of different options, which, even after playing, I still don't understand. (E.g. why doesn't a weak, highly stealthy, but heavily armed ship get a surprise attack and win?)
Stealth and speed do nothing right now, as combat is a work in progress.
There will be a fully interactive 2.5D combat system later on.

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Re: 3-D combat simulation?

#5 Post by eleazar » Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:55 pm

1.0 isn't the next update. That's the finish line.

We don't have much time currently from developers able to advance the 3D combat, so that part is pretty much on hold.
Sorry, it's not possible to give an estimate on completion.
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Re: 3-D combat simulation?

#6 Post by mcturky » Tue Feb 14, 2012 8:06 pm

oh right, so 1.0 is the finish so there is going to be 0.5, 0.6, 0.7 etc? how long does each update take to develop and how can ordinary people help out as i don't really know much about programming and what-not??

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Re: 3-D combat simulation?

#7 Post by Geoff the Medio » Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:03 pm

mcturky wrote:how long does each update take to develop
Between a few months and about six years.

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Re: 3-D combat simulation?

#8 Post by eleazar » Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:21 pm

Geoff the Medio wrote:
mcturky wrote:how long does each update take to develop
Between a few months and about six years.
Though hopefully we won't have years between major releases again.

Here's the how you can help page

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Re: 3-D combat simulation?

#9 Post by mcturky » Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:07 pm

thanks i'll take a look

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