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AMD Supercruise fixed edition

>Where do I buy x module/weapon for my ship?
High-tech systems have the best inventory, look there. The higher population the better.

>What's this RES you guys talk about?
Resource Extraction site. Spawns pirates and space cops that shoot each other. HAZRES is best left alone until you have a Vulture or better.

>Pilots Guide:
https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php?t=34437&p=664610&viewfull=1#post664610

>Steam Group (post your commander info in the announcement so we can add you)
http://steamcommunity.com/groups/dangerousgeneral

>Change HUD color:
http://www.pcgamer.com/how-to-change-the-colour-of-your-ships-hud-in-elite-dangerous/
http://arkku.com/elite/hud_editor/

>Markets Tools:
http://eddb.io/trade/loops
http://www.elitetradingtool.co.uk/

>Ship & module discounts
Go to https://eddb.io/station
Set power to Li-Yon Rui
Set reference system to your current location
Set Station sells ship/module to what you need
Find Stations
Enjoy 15% discount

>Test your ships before you buy:
http://www.edshipyard.com/
http://coriolis.io/

>I have a question!
http://elite-dangerous.wikia.com/wiki/Elite_Dangerous_Wiki

>My game is not working!
https://support.frontier.co.uk/kb/

>Where to grind fed/empire rep?
17Draconis/Tamar.

>Is Horizon worth buying?
No, fuck off.

>Previous dad:
>>127546000 →
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VISION
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Bump >>127893084
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How much do you guys play lately? I can deal with like an hour or two then I just go do other shit if I'm doing Robigo
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Fuck wrong previous thread in OP, my fault for visioning too hard to make sure it got through before old thread fell off the board

Old thread >>127698085
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>>127895334
i just started playing again after a 10 month hiatus. i played for 6 hours yesterday and i never want to play this game again.
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>>127895428
sorry fellow dad
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>>127895334
I played about an hour yesterday. It was awful.
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>>127895145
Note to grinders:
Tamar doesn't have empire donation missions.
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>>127895573
>donation missions
Neither does 17Draconis.
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1st for Players fixing Frontier's shit edition.
And yes, lel reddit, I know.
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>>127895428
HAHAHA LOOK AT THIS FAGGOT AND LAUGH HAHAHA
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>>127895145
>edition
it turns out AMD is the party with its head slightly less up its own arse
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There is nothing on Tamar ffs remove it from OP
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>new Thargoid community event requires horizons
haha good job frontier
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>>127895734
Fuck off, nigger, people were asking for that since the stone age. It was in the previous games.

No need to spam this shit like you're some idea boy, this is nothing new.
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>>127895939
uh?
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>>127895928
No :^)
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>>127895939
What event, tell me everything about it.
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>>127895660
I'm in 17 Draconis atm and I'm getting 2-4 donation missions each reload? Although I am getting 'bring us stuff' donation missions as well as 'give us money' donations now, don't remember seeing the 'bring us stuff' ones last time I was here a couple of weeks ago.
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>>127896343
https://community.elitedangerous.com/galnet/uid/568f9d899657bad51fb1b422
its pretty shit
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>>127896405
That's enough evidence, 17 Draconis stays in the OP :^)
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>>127896482
Meh, I did that yesterday and it's like searching a needle in a haystack. Maybe "search for meta-alloys" mission increases their spawn chance.
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>>127895660
It does, not as much as it used to.

If you reload the game it'll put you into a different server and might load more donation missions for you.
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>>127895928
>>127895573
You had nearly an hour to make the thread yourself, you have only yourself to blame
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>>127896772
I posted that Tamar was useless in the last thread.
And how am I supposed to make new thread? I'm not an admin here neither do I have 4chan pass
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>>127896964
~^_^~
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>>127896964
>he didn't get one last sale
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>>127896964
>I'm not an admin here neither do I have 4chan pass
In case you're not baiting you don't need either, just go to the front of /vg/, select "submit new thread", copy paste the OP, make any necessary adjustments, put the subject and picture in and then post it in the previous thread.

I hope you get better at using your new computer dad!
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>>127896964
*you recived 100 downvotes for impersonating Administration. Please, don't do that again.*
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>i'll owe you, big time
>2.5k cr
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can you wait anywhere in a system at 30k kmph waiting for signal sources or whatever, or is there a specific spot I should be hanging around to make them spawn?
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>>127898138
LOL WHAT A FAGGOT
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>>127898138
Do people THIS new really exist?
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>>127898138
Ok so you were baiting.
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>>127898330
Just report the faggot for making duplicate threads :^)
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What is the secret for merit grinding to level 5?
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>>127896495
>>127896405
>>127895660
>>127896701

Bam.
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>>127898942
thats a nicely coloured hud
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do you deploy your landing gear before or after entering the station, /edg/?
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>>127898941
Autism
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>>127899179
Usually when I get the message warning me it's not deployed.
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>>127899179
After, normally I deploy once I'm lined up with the pad
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>3.8 mil shadow delivery
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>>127898942
>2 missions
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Do I need Python in Daconis or ASP is enough?
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>>127899429
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>>127899549
damn
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>>127899549
gib
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>>127899515
You need around 20 million to go from recruit to admiral
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>>127899549
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>>127899549
who was the giver?
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>>127899626
>>127899683
>>127899814
>>127899828
Sothis.
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>shoot one guy before end of scan
>200 cr bounty gained
>cops turn hostile
>scan ends
>guy has bounty on his head

dindu nuffin he a gud boi
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>no facial hair allowed

fuck off
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>>127899504
Yeah, it's probably less than before, but it's still 2-4 missions every time you do the open/solo dance.
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Why are spacetits so small?
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>>127899549
>17 October
good luck finding those now
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>fighting ai in eagle
>easily outturning me when he bothers
>10% health
>frame shift charge detected
>stops maneuvoring and goes straight
why is the ai so retarded? Also why is the Eagle so turny?
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>>127901238
Because it is supposed to be a an agile fighter craft?
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>>127899179
I boost into the station and deploy my landing gear as a brake
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>>127895334
spent a few hours yesterday on a trip to HIP 63835, was mildly interesting
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>>127901324
those were two rhetorical question, its obvious why the AI is retarded as well

On that note has anyone ever managed to kill a (non low rank) conda or a vulture in an eagle?
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>>127901992
Yep. It was a competent Conda and killed it in an Eagle. Although it was pretty much a year ago.
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>>127901992
I wouldn't even attempt a conda in an eagle, i've dropped a Vulture before but that might have just been luck of bad AI. I fly a Vulture now and melt eagles in like 8 seconds.
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>>127901798
where's that?
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Git gud
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>>127895145
he wasn't playing solo
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>>127899504
I just completed Rear Admiral status at 17 Draconis. Sometimes you'll get 1, other times you'll get 4. It depends on how much the RNG decides to fuck you.

In other news /edg/, should I go back to smuggling at Robigo or is there some trading that's less annoying that makes the same amount
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>>127902162
A human is smarter than an Ai, and if you engage from the right angle you should be able to keep out of its firing cone long enough to kill it.
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>>127903750
how long did it take you?

i've been doing it for days and i'm only a lieutenant
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why does dracons have commodities market but doesn't have anything to sell?
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>>127904031
I don't remember how long it took to get to Lt Commander, maybe two days. Getting from Lt Commander to Rear Admiral took two days. Too many hours and about 6 million credits.

>>127904341
The system is being set up still, maybe?
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so when you rank up at Draconis will one of the promotion missions take you back to crowded space or there are shorter missions?
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I've got 4 gimballed pulses and 2 fixed multicannons on my >Asp. Thoughts on replacing the multis? I was thinking plasma accelerators.
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>>127905173
Railguns :^)
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>>127905173
6 Multicannon for maxximun dakka
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>>127905695
Gimballed to get 'em all on target or fixed for most dakka?
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>>127905173
beams only cmon
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>>127895334
Fucking loads. I hate to say it but I'm back into it, and just did about 2 days of grinding to get my Conda. Horizons is super shit atm but frankly I forgot that I'd preordered it so its good for something I didn't know I had.
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>>127905814
ALL FIXED, MORE DAKKA

Also buy a yellow skin to make your ship do more dakka
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>>127905949
So the red paint makes it faster and the yellow makes it more shooty?
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>>127897428
>You accepted it
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>>127902698
The milky way
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>>127906061
Red is faster, yellow is power which can mean dakka or rich.
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>>127906116
I'm stuck in Andromeda, wat do
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>>127906195
call fuel rats :^)
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>Federation
>faction that lets you literally buy your way to the top military rank
>allows communist factions to align with them
I don't get it.
Shouldn't Alliance and their purpose of helping out the small guy be a better cut of the bread of commies?
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>>127905949
red is the fastest
yellow is the luckiest

looted DBS/DBE skin when?
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>>127906129
Wot about dis one? Doz tha skull make et moar killy?
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>>127903705
Not
>He didn't dock so good
I'm disappointed
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>about to open elite
>realise what I'm about to do wouldn't be remotely fun

I think I'm over it already and I've only been back two days
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>>127901798
what the fuuuck
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>>127906264
you're using that smiley in wrong connection, faggot

using fuelrat service is completely fine around here
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>>127903705
so if you get lvl 5 loyalty with pirate king can you just go around and kill whoever you want?

It says you get 100% less bounty
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Whats a good cheap PvE weapon setup for an Anaconda, just got my snek
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>>127906412
>openly admitting you are retarded enough to somehow run out of fuel
>fine anywhere
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>>127906412
>andromeda
>calling fuel rats
Other day someone mentioned fuel rats and someone threw a spergfit over the fact they exist.
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>>127906412
Does /edg/ ever just call them and lie in wait with a wing of dakka?
I want the fire to rise
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>people still call le reddit rat men for fuel
>dudes in /edg/ who would do it >for free
desu im bored enough to jump 50kly just to see an actual fucking person instead of another god damn NPC
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>>127906673
I was gonna ask this

Trouble is once you suprise murder them once they'll remember your name
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>>127906673
They make you hop over to a private group now and don't announce when the hop in and make sure you've powered down before they begin to refuel.
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>>127906797
I used them recently. They did it in open. Thing is they make you wing up, so you'd have to leave your wing of dakka. Or have designated bait.
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>>127906547
Biweave+7xshieldbooster grade A+KW scanner+hull reinforcement+100% turrets

just hover around with 4sys/2wep and grind for hours
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>>127906294
both are valid tbqh, 40k lore is so inconsistent GW declared literally everything Star Wars Legends-style non-canon
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>>127907006
What part of
>cheap
did you miss
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>>127906576
>implying I am the anon who ran out of fuel
you autists are so easy to trigger
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>>127907070
not expensive, you don't need better armour or grade a internals
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>>127895734
This was in the DDF and Frontier are almost certainly still planning this, It just won't coming till at least season 3 because ti will rely on the character creator to procedurally generated faces.
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>>127906993
>wing up with condabuddies
>everybody drop out of supercruise
>leave wing with them still in instance
>call rats
>???
>dad_rant.txt
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>>127906993
Thats odd, I was the guy who announced using them the other day and they made me hop. Maybe different fueldads do it differently.
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>>127906673
It's been done, but be warned that some of them have this trick where they blow out your shields and half your hull with a single fuel limpet.
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>>127907202
They make you log out to menu and only have you jump when they're a jump or too away
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>>127907083
Just as esy as getting FUEL DADS to help you!

CALL 101-69-420-DAD NOW!
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>can't take any missions at robigo because I'm not friendly with them
>only way to get friendly is to do missions
okay
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>>127907548
>Using any kind of Diamondback as a support shit
Fuck off, I wish FDev would stop being cunts and make a C3 multicannon so I can have a space A10
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>>127907672
>only way to get friendly is to do missions

hello new friend
>>127907548
>you will never need a dad to bail you out of your own stupidity

feelsgoodman
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>>127907692
C3 and C4 multis and rails never
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>>127907807
Yeah or I could lug cargo over like 20 jumps to trade with them

For a game that's supposed to support all playstyles bounty hunting sure seems to be the only reliable way to make friends
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>>127907807
Btw innit this whole fuel dad thing a metaphor for kiddie rape? Old men putting objects into your youthful body, pumping you full of hot liquid?

OMG

FUEL DADS = BIGGEST UK PEDO RING CONFIRMED
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>>127908108
you could always sell exploration data.
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>>127908139
>7000 victims
>biggest ring
fuck off yank
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>>127908139
kek.
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>>127908139

>isn't aware of our government and BBC

kek
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>Asp with 2 medium pulse lasers just took out a Python faster than my Viper MkIv ever did with 2 med multicannons and 2 beam lasers

The fuck
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>>127908651
learn to aim
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>>127908139
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAq5-GkCR-g
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>scoop up shit in space with ship
>illegal
>scoop up shit on planet with SRV
>legal
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how do we make E:D great again?
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>>127908968
Uninstalling it and drinking a bottle of bleach to forget it.
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>>127908850
>canisters in space marked with ID's marking it as in transit by a certain ship
>canisters on surface not tagged and locked as on planet where it needs to be used
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>>127908730
>learn to aim

I'm both the ASP and the Viper you retard.
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>>127909285
And i am supposed to automatically know how?
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>>127909928
By having some reading comprehension, you retard.
How about you read his original message a couple more times.
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>>127910049
Not that anon, but I only understood that the Viper was yours, not the >Asp.
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>>127908139

A fuel dad showing up in a Dadder would be the icing on this cake.
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>>127910049
If you wanted to make it clear it was your ASP you should have started with "My ASP"

The issue is more with your wording than their comprehension

I took it to mean you were in another ship watching this happen
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This thread is now about semantics
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>>127914170
I was going to make a joke about the semantics but then I realised it was a bit shit and deleted it so I'm posting this instead. Please insult me
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>>127914450
Cockmuncher.
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>>127914450
Pissweasel.
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>>127914170
>>127914450
Tell you what, you faggots go ahead and shitpost about semantics until you get bored while I sit here and masterbate while thinking about Denton Patreus slowly shaving his head.
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Guys if turn off standard life support and run on emergency one all the time will the heat signature be smaller ?
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>>127914664
>>127914718
>>127914727
thanks lads

>>127914783
You'll heat up slower when you have silent running on yes but emergency oxygen only recharges when you dock.
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>>127906508
In his controlled systems I don't think you can be wanted anymore. I've been to rank 5, but didn't test it
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>>127914882
Yea I thought so. I was considering putting on my gimmic SR builds an A-rated one for 25 minutes of oxygen and turning it of while fighting.
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pity bump
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note to self: don't attack a wing of two clippers and one Anaconda

>shields offline
>hull integrity compromised
>canopy compromised
>hull integrity critical
>frienship dirve charging
>thrusters malfunctionned
>supercruise away
>mfw
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>>127914783
>>127914882
>>127915445

On a related note, is there like any sort of presets you can make for certain systems being powered on/off? Like would this Anon have to open up his modules, scroll through and click off the right ones every time he wants to enter is extra stealthy mode or w/e? The closest to this I've found was just setting the priority of modules how you want, and having your power plant small enough that it doesn't cover 100% of your power costs (with hardpoints deployed). Seems like being able to hit a hotkey to manage your power distribution to presets you've made would be really useful for if you want to models quickly turned on/off a certain way without playing "Menus: Dangerous".

Although I'm a salefag so I still don't know much.
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NEARLY NUMBER ONE LADS
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>>127919232
Edmund masterrace

>Being fed or imp
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is gaem gud?
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>>127919489
its alright
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>>127919341
>joining fat Eddie
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>>127919341
>not fighting for space trump
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>>127919232
>not Aisling
what are you, gay?
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>>127920197
kill yourself
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>>127920197
Every Aisling player I've met in game has been incredibly autistic
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>>127920197
Patreus is shagging her. Prepare the bull, you silly spacecuck.
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>>127920197
I'd rather die.
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>>127920197
Yes
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oewgkyopM1Q
What are these things?
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>>127920673
Hah, last group of Aisling Duval players I found wouldn't let me enter a high tech station because I was pledged to Hudson. I would've killed them but I couldn't be arsed to fight 4 feddie corvettes
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>>127919767
>>127920076
>Join the Federation, don't you want to be a slave to corporations?
>Join the Empire, don't you want to be a slave to banks and debt?

Edmund is the red pill
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>>127921209
>join the alliance, don't you want to not afford to eat?
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>draconis promotion mission
>need to find shit in space
>no signals at all
Can I just go in one direction and look for signals or should I circle planets?
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>>127921095
Dragon dildos.
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>>127921403
I circled the main star. And pick up all the military plans you can... You're gonna need them.
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>>127921332
Alliance is hardmode, literally everything else is casual
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>>127921451
HHUUUNNNNNGGGUUUHHH....PRTRTRTRRRPRRRRTRTRT
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>>127921590
I don't care if I'm a casual if it means I get to fight on the side with capital ships
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>>127921534
thanks for the heads up commander
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>>127921756
Pleb
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>that newsletter
Ay papi!
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>>127922859
link?
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>>127867049
I always panic because I'm deathly afraid of white dwarfs, even though there's no reason for it. Actually, something about a giant ball of fiery fuck just popping up in front of me is always an experience. I love space holy fuck.

Why won't the clouds fuck off, I want to look at space through my telescope ;-;
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>>127923223
If the properties of a white dwarf both IRL and in ED terrify you, try a neutron star, it's arguably the deadliest astronomical object in the game
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>>127923223
White Dwarf stars are absolute bastards, nothing worse than being pulled out of super cruise into 90% heat when it barely fills 1/5th of your screeen
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>>127923185
You don't need it. They just rehash the same short info blurbs about what's coming during horizons season without any new details. Exacly like they did a week earlier.

Fucking lazy.
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>>127923465
no pls ;-;

Space is scary as shit. Pure neutrons pulled together to make a minuscule ball of fuck off, spinning super dense radiation spitting pulsars, giant blobs of gases, light bending rape-holes.

I want to go into space so bad.

>>127923590
I checked every star on a plotted route just to be ready for one. I thought the star that you jump to was the first one listed, and I nearly shat myself when a red giant I thought I jumped to was a fucking white dwarf.
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>>127923846
Imagine if neutron stars had realistic properties in-game, you'd basically see nothing but blinding light as you're slowly torn to pieces by gravitational tidal forces while radiation and heat boils off your face. Since it's not a black hole, your human body will probably impact with enough kinetic energy to sterilize the entire earth, after which it will be reduced to atomic soup.
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>empty hold
>THATS THE SHIP I'M LOOKING FOR, THE ONE WITH THE BIG HAUL
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WHERE ARE THE BARNACLES BRABEN

YOU SAID THERE WILL BE BARNACLES
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>>127924612
Somewhere in pleiades
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Is it me or is the Feddy Gunship a lot more agile than its 2/10 rating would suggest?
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>>127921756

I have 300 hours in this game and I've never seen a single capital ship.

Also did the Anaconda get nerfed? I got back into the game and refitted it for combat and something about it seems off. It's shields pop way faster than I remember, even with a ton of shield boosters.
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>>127925459
The statistics mean jack shit. The Anaconda and Corvette are 2/10 and they are way more agile than Python with its 6/10. Frontier outright refuses to hand out actual, accurate ship stats (and weapon stats, for that matter) so we wouldn't make meta builds or min/max or whatever the fuck their weak excuse is when everyone just knows what weapons are worth using and what is objectively shit.
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>>127925625
If you want to see capital ships head to super major systems (e.g. earth) or go to high intensity conflict zones in full blown war systems. You can also get them from distress beacons but its pretty rare
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>>127925625
I wouldn't put it past them. I had a break before the Horizons patch and instantly bought the Corvette and the shields seem weaker than my Condas despite them supposedly being better?

Frontier wants to punish everyone who flies anything past the >ASP.
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>>127924342
This is pretty cool sounding, and I wish this was the threat that black holes and high density objects had.
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>>127926121
Imagine if they made a special death sequence for black holes (and neutron stars too) where you fly in, your ship starts burning and getting ripped to pieces. You get drawn and having the FOV widen because of the speed and then being atomised when flying into the event horizon. Would be a cool death.
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>>127925625
I'm a salebabby and I saw one.

It reminded me of Strike Suit Zero, was p neat.
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>>127926392
>That witch space ripple
>That protruding space cock coming out of it
muh spooped out erection
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>>127926580
Was kind of boring to watch though, it didn't have massive fucking guns, just a lot of tiny little lasers for a laser light show.

FDev needs to make huge class lasers/plasma beams or some shit. With a ship that big you need sky-tearing hyperweapons.
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>>127926342
They need to make these things that much more dangerous. Like, jumping into a system with an undiscovered black hole takes you to that black hole, where you have to immediately find the vector to escape and get to a safe distance. The hole needs extensive scanning to figure out where the event horizon is, etc. And the horizon varies extensively from hole to hole.
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>>127925743
That's true I guess, I'm just wondering whether it is actually more agile, or whether it's just cause I've been flying a brick recently (the type 9)
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>>127927184
They could start by making them look remotely like actual black holes.
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>>127927128
you mean like the large lasers, cannons and missiles shown in the capital battle video?
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>>127927128
Yeah, they are pretty boring when the 'fight' ensues. But when they enter the fray it's cool as shit.
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>>127927316
meant to reply to >>127927160
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>>127925743
We need to make them sort that somehow.
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>>127927375
Yeah, pretty much.
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>>127927316
How would they best show that? Would it be Interstellar looking? I'm not really sure what is the accepted best guess for them.
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>>127927882
Post bug reports?
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>>127927934
let me just add that to the list of lies then, I haven't seen capitals ingame myself so I just assumed they had them.
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>>127927316
>>127928009
Don't really care what they would 'realistically' look like, I'd like them to look nicer than what they look now. They are pretty bland looking.

>>127928140
Don't, they'll just nerf the bigger ships more.
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>>127928009
I imagine a pitch black object that warps light around it. We do have a vague idea of what they look like considering telescopes exist and we have enough scientific understanding to speculate on what it would look like
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>>127928009
Iirc Interstellar is pretty close to how black holes should look, I think they prettied them up just a little bit.
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>>127928220
CGI Trailers don't really count as lies. Every game does it and they're prefaced with not actual game footage. Everyone knows cgi trailers are total bullshit that just give you the idea of the game.

its fairly tame for a cgi trailer tbqh, just look at this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0dAP8B_sLM and then compare it to actual PS2 gameplay.
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>>127926580
Shit, i'm getting ptsd flashbacks about the annoying choral epic battlemusic that always accompanies it. Fuck that.
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>>127928009
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d6/BlackHole_Lensing.gif

>>127928303
They look way cooler.
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>>127928009
interstellar is a black hole with an accretion disk, for a disk-less hole just imagine that but with stars instead of a white hot ring, space engine has a pretty good representation

>>127928309
black holes don't exist silly
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>>127928220
I'll try hopping into a CZ later to get video. They basically use a bunch of regular lasers that end up looking like a spirograph drawing.

>>127928473
The lie is that the capital ships would have their own special weapons, but they don't. It'd be like EA putting a Galaxy class in the SW:BF trailer.
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>>127927128
>>127927375
>>127928220
They do have the same weapons that station have (the binary cannons) and the imperial capital ship has 3 big beam lasers on top
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>>127928309
>>127928303
Well, they shit out a jet of light when they're cannibalizing another star. That would be a nice thing to see first. Maybe make the jet fuck it up a bit more. An inactive black hole would only distort the light around it, and as you get closer, you'd see a bunch of photons in the photonsphere.

>>127928309
The best telescope in this solar system can't see them, though. The best you can get is seeing the direct jet of radiation from an active black hole.

>>127928640
I forgot that black holes with spin make accretion disks. Space is so cool.
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How fast do you think a black hole can spin? Considering neutron stars already attain these speeds https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PSR_J1748-2446ad
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>>127928921
they don't make anything, they're not real. it's a mathematical oddity with no basis in fact, fun to think about for sci fi but don't be deluded by pop sci media into thinking they're real
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What is in LFT 1103 and why do you have to be rear Admiral to get permit?
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>>127929727
anon pls
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>>127930004
Wrye Bash
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>>127929727
Of course black holes aren't real anon, none of space is. Space is just a black blanket with stars God created so mankind had something to look at during the night.
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>>127930462
feeling a bit bottom bothered?
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>>127930462
he's right though. we have no proof for black holes, only theories upon theories. all we really know about the universe comes from our solar system and screenshots from million year old photons
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>>127918850
Except priority set-up there is no other option AFAIK.
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>>127930462
>>127929727
>Implying you don't want your atoms bound up so hard they won't be released until the heat death of the universe
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>>127930779
He said they're not real, not that we haven't seen one.
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>>127931039
I do, in elite dangerous, a sci fi game, when they actually add danger to black holes
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>>127929634
>0.24c on surface
Shieet
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>>127931048
do you believe in god?
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>>127931674
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>>127931674
Hey, I was merely pointing your stupidity, I have no interest in feeding you.
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>>127931790
>>127931826
do you believe in god though? are you afraid of the question anon?
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>>127931160
Danger In exploration would be great. I've seen videos of pilots crashing their ships on high gravity worlds It'd be nice if surface temps of planets, or getting too close to hotter types of stars had some risk. And that's not even getting into radiation and big gravity wells.
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>>127932078
>surface temp 600+ C
>no effect on heat
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What happens if you fail the shadow deliveries?
do you just get a fine and have to abandon all of them?
does it hurt rep at all?
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So, who is the cucklefuck responsible for this?

https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php?t=220954
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>>127932225
>ships exposed to millions of degrees centigrade
>dive at suns and scoop emissions for fuel anyways

they've figured out ways around it in the canon
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>>127933224
>What do your wives think about you playing Elite?
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>>127933224
wew, whats with all the smuggery about triple A games? For such self-described mature gamers they sure can't handle other people having fun
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>hold full of biowaste
>I'VE COME A LONG WAY FOR WHATS IN YOUR HOLD
>interdicted for literal shit
never gets old
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Are Imperial Couriers made of tissue paper? What possible use does a ship that melts and can barely manoeuvre have?
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>>127934280
You have to remember these are the generations who messed up most of the shit and then blamed all on others, so i wouldn't be surprised about the cognitive dissonance.
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>>127919232
If we could fuck up with Mahon and throw him into the third place, while the feds both move one up, we would rule this shit.
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>>127934280
It's actually rather funny how a single post triggered them so much that it it grown to a 30+ page thread.

From a I'M SO OLD I PLAYED PONG circklejerks to posting pictures of their rigs. Insecurity is off the charts.
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>>127935172
Its worded so diplomatically as well and they still get offended
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>>127934858
Idk it is pretty fast though.
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>>127935442
It seemed pretty fast, couldn't outspeed the bullets from my 2 multicannons :^)
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is there any point in open play i never see anyone,and i bet when i do they will simply fuck me over
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>>127935635
I got it to ~26,000 in normal space though.
Runs a little hot.
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>>127935871

I was denied landing pad access for a couple minutes while smuggling one time in Open, because of players/retarded AI sitting on the landing pads. Never happened to me in Solo though, so that's where I go if I need to do smuggling runs.
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>>127935876
how did you even jesus christ
can Imperials do one thing right, at least once?
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>>127935364
Because it offends them on a very fundamental level. They envy youth.

They understand that they are old, less energetic, attractive and productive, that they are closer to grave with every passing day.

Look at that Asp Explorer dad. He thinks the OP is retarded, yet he just can't shut the fuck up. Every fourth post is his, every post he makes is some affirmative pat on the back for himself and other gramps.

He's over 60 btw. Welcome to VISION.
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>>127935871
I've never actually been fucked over by other players, game scares off griefers and leaves behind autists who stop if you ask nicely and then thank you as you fly away
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>>127921403
>stock up on a shitload of promotion missions
>fill your hold with plans
>turn in shitloads of promotion missions every time I decide it's time to promote
>blast through 50% of the next rank instantly for no money

Takes a while to get all of the missions, but they're worth more rep than just donating. And going out to hunt massive amounts of plans gives me a much needed change of pace.
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The vision is too much while smuggling.
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>>127936390
I am so lonely in ED I once pmed my free viper. Does everyone get a free viper?How do i Know someone is a player or npc
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I managed to get a faction friendly but they have a bounty out on me, how does that even happen?
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Does anybody else think it has been harder to stack up decent missions from Rodrigo in the past days?
I used to be able to find many Shadow deliveries just by switching from open to solo but now i have to try twice every time before something new comes up.
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>>127935876
I'm sure that speed is useful when the furtherest you ever need to travel is 9km
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>>127937153
>Get to Rodrigo
>Unavailable Shadow Delivery paying 1 mill
>Trading rank required: Merchant
>Get Merchant rank
>Unavailable Shadow Delivery paying 2 mill
>Trading rank required: Broker
>Get Broker rank
>Unavailable Shadow Delivery paying 5 mill
>Trad-
OH FUCK YOU BRABEN
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>>127935161
Looks like Hudson is making the Federation great again.
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Can you exit to the main menu to avoid a scan?
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I was on the bus the other day and saw someone who looked just like Braben, he got off at the train station and I live in England so I think it might've been him.
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>>127938052
fuck off
muh liberty

>>127938316
was it near Cambridge?
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>>127938316
Stabby-stabby, cunt.
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>>127938289
You need an autohotkey script bound to kill process
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>>127938658
So even something like alt+f4 won't work?
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>>127938483
Nah Newcastle which makes me think it wasn't him but he got off and went into the station and he looked pretty much identical if kind of miserable so I suspect it was him.
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>>127938316
Impossible, Braben's massive face won't fit on a public train car.
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>>127937842
Mission are not refreshing when doing the solo/open dance.

IT ENDS HERE
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>>127936414
this actually works? how many promotion missions do you stack?
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>>127939324
Usually about 5 a time. It actually gets me about 20% for those 5. I just continue doing donations while waiting for them to spawn, because the rep rolls over to the next rank anyway. Helps speed up the grind a bit.
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>>127895145

Help I'm fairly new to the combat in this game

Just got a Viper Mk4 and now have no idea how to equip it to fight. I'm thinking 2 med pulse lasers and maybe a pair of multi cannons or a torpedo and a CIWS weapon

Please help
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wheeee
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>>127938483
Hudson is basically muh liberty but with the overwhelming firepower of the Federation to keep it going. He also points at things.
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>Watch new Homeworld trailer
>get a raging idea
>dig out Homeworld 2 soundtrack
>game becomes 1000% better

I can't wait for my Feddie Corvette, now.
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>>127939671
I hope you're not trolling me right now
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>>127940367
I hope you're having fun for the 40 bucks
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>>127941151
Nope. Just don't turn them in for a promotion, and you can stack the promotion missions like a motherfucker.

There were some people posting about abusing that before 1.5/Horizons came out by stacking combat promotion missions from Arexe to Orrere, and smuggling promotion missions in Maya. Supposedly went a lot faster, but the trade ones require a Python, so I never bothered checking it out, because I don't have one.

For Empire combat it was Ciemess to Vequess, and for smuggling Gould Port, Tamar to Youll City.

If anyone wants to check these out, feel free to, and report back.
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>>127941540
I got it for free
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>>127941732
How?
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>>127940995
Has anyone found Kharak yet?
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>>127940995
You mean that shitty C&C styled RTS named shipwreckers or something along the lines or a real Homeworld sequel worthy of attention?
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>>127942019
Shipwreckers got turned into an actual Homeworld prequel, where you're finding the lost ship in the desert. So Shipwreckers.
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>>127941560
well I'm stuck in Draconis for now but will try the Tamar one at some point.
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>>127941878
blind luck

some streamer was giving it away
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>>127895334
I just bought the game last night and I've played 8 hours
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>>127942261
lucky you
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At what point does the Honeymoon period end? I'm over 50 hours in and still enjoying myself
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>>127943231
At exactly 62 hours, 38 minutes, 46 seconds played. No more, no less. This is scientifically proven, do not try to dispute it.
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>>127942152
Well you can call a turd in many ways but it still remain a turd.
That game seems pretty bad and generic.
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>>127943924
Oh shit, what should I do with my remaining 12 hours 38 minutes and 46 seconds?!?!?!?!
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>>127944030
Quit while you're ahead.
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>>127944030
Jerk off to Blue Haired Disney Princess Anime Duval.
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>>127944268
Already done
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>buy new ship
>get a planetary landing suite with it
>i don't have horizons

i wonder what happens if i attempt to land with it
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>>127944868
You don't have one built in, you just have the slot visible but always empty.
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>>127944969
oh
and i thought i didn't got vision'd for once
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>Go into a hazres
>a wing of three commanders, two vipers and an asp explorer
Well, that's a pretty rare sight
they seemed like cool dudes
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>>127944452
I don't get the appeal of her at all. Are people just pledged for her shield module?
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>>127945736
She's the only female character under the age of 50 in the game. I'm actually pledged to Hudson
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>>127945736
White knight beta orbiters who will defend any young gril, digital or not. Blue hair just kicks their chivalry into overdrive.

Anime Duval followers are borderline bronies.
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How does ageing even work in Elite Dangerous? Winters is older than ALD yet looks younger while Edmund is only 10 years younger than Torval the spider queen and looks 80 or 90 years younger than her.

I get progenitor cells can anti-age you because of all the blendered babies but why are the discrepancies so massive, by the description they should render everyone who takes them permanently 21.
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I've been doing Robigo since I started playing pretty much. I have a ASP a-rated, about 90 million credits, and I'm looking to move on to something else.

I wanted to try bounty hunting, but I'm lost on how to do a lot of it. I have no idea what ship to use for it. I've read you can stay at certain spots and just bounty hunt NPCs all day and come back with a shit load of credits. Especially if you are a high rank in a power play faction, which I also have no idea what it means, or which one to pick.

Is there a guide somewhere that I can read to learn how to use power play to get a lot of money while bounty hunting?
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>I hate narcotics and think they should be made illegal. My mother died from them before I was old enough to remember her.
Wow, such inspiring words, I'm so glad I pledged my princess
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>>127947507
So she's a crack baby. Why should we want her to rule all of known space, again?
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>>127947698
Because she's so inspiring, stop slavery stupid! haha what do you mean she has links with Emperors Dawn and helped kill the emperor to try and become emperor herself? My anime space princess would never do that.
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>Try to jump into supercruise
>Your weapons and shit are out bro
>Check and nothing is out
>Can't boost either

Am I missing something? My landing gear is away, weapons away, everything.
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>>127948396
Cargo scoop?
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>>127895145
I come from /wfg/ with a question, because I am bored of the absolutely mad endless grinding and I crave scifi games : is this game worth buying yet? I heard there wasn't enough content to justify it a year ago, what about now?
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>>127948440
Cargo scoop away. I wasn't using my cargo scoop as I was smuggling from station to station. I can't figure out if this was a bug or me being retarded.
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>>127948460
Its a fun little space sim, just don't expect much beyond pretty vistas, imagination™ and repeating similar tasks.

Theres some pretty impressive moments in it if you don't just grind the most efficient cargo runs.
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>>127948460
You're just exchanging grind for grind. Only this grind is even more mindless.
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>>127948396
Just cycle them in and out a few times. You may have something deployed that doesn't show up like an interdictor.
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Grinding cargo is the most efficient, but least fun way to play the game
Do bounty hunting or PvP if you want to enjoy yourself
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>>127948460
If you're tired to grind, stay away from this game.
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>>127949748
I find just hopping from system to system with vague goals and picking up missions along the way the most fun way to play. Once you turn it into a virtual job with Robigo runs or whatever you kill the game for yourself.
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>>127949878
I WON'T STOP GRINDING UNTIL THAT A-FITTED ANACONDA WILL BE IN MY HAND, THEN I WILL MAKE OTHERS SUFFER LIKE I DID!
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>>127950995
Too bad that a-fitted conda is complete shit.
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>>127950995
>>127951095
a-fitted conda is fine. don't talk shit.
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>browse robigo bb for missions
>accept 4,3m contract 379ly away
>npc contacts me while I'm INSIDE THE FUCKING PAD to offer me 22k instead

VISION
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>>127952842
B-b-but muh endgaem shipfu...
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RIPPING AROUND ON LOW GRAV PLANETS IS KIND OF FUN BUT FRUSTRATING AT THE SAME TIME
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>>127953940
Smuggling truly illustrates the bugs that this game has

>Get interdicted in a star
>Get interdicted from a cop that is in front of you
>Get interdicted THROUGH a star
>Get interdicted before entering a system

The list goes on.
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>>127955124
it is
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...yeah, this isn't fun when you've got 29 tons of slaves in your hold.
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>>127955969
I have nightmares that it might happen to me, even multiple times in a row, but it never happens.
Maybe im just lucky but rarely those stations that i pick up on shadow deliveries exceed 2000 ls of distance.
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>>127955969

>not checking each mission carefully both ingame and on eddb before accepting them

It's your own fault, really. In the days before smuggling spawned a fuckhuge amount of NPCs going after your cargo, I'd accept only the highest paying missions and put on a podcast if they were long in-system hauls, but now I am very selective in what I pick. Fuck spending ~20m in a system just because you're being interdicted every 10ls.
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>>127907232
>some of them have this trick where they blow out your shields and half your hull with a single fuel limpet
>limpet drone filled with an entire ton of volatile hydrogen fuel attached directly to your hull

Oh gee I wonder how they're doing that.
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>>127955252
>>Get interdicted before entering a system
What, right in the warp tunnel? That's brutal.
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>>127957764
I made it anyways so neh.

It was just gruelling
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>>127955252

I just got interdicted immediately after jumping into a system. The escape vector switched between just barely missing the star and being right in the middle of it. Not exactly the best idea to keep trying to follow it, so I killed the process. What the fuck?
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>>127907208

I got a refuel from a guy in a fully kitted FAS.

At first I thought I'd been rused but then he launched a limpet and I started receiving fuel.

Said he always shows up ready to rumble.
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>>127952842
>>127950995

Just A-fit a Vulture. My Anaconda is basically A-fit except for the powerplant and it's a terrible piece of shit. I don't know what they did to it, but it sucks shit as a combat vessel. It does pretty well in trading, so I guess it's not all bad.

May as well save for a Fed Corvette but I've heard those are just as bad too.
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>>127915445
>I was considering putting on my gimmic SR builds an A-rated one for 25 minutes of oxygen and turning it of while fighting.
>gimmick

This is how many PVP builds like plasma vultures and pre-1.5 FDLs normally operated.
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>>127958108
Yes. This is something that happens consistently after avoiding confrontations with the police. I'll head to the next system and either a second before leaving or the moment I enter the system I'm interdicted and have to shoot the cop to avoid scanning.

>>127958172
My escape vectors constantly go into stars. Sometimes it's so bad that the AI isn't even able to follow me.
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>>127946817
Buy a combat ship. With your budget you can a rate a vulture or get an fdl. Go to a hazardous resource extraction zone and scan pirates with a warrant scanner. Earn at least 1 mil an hour shooting condas.
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who would have thought searching for a needle in haystack was soooo much fun!!!
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>>127960293
Bro, you're supposed to shave your pubes before they get that bad.
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>>127934472
>I knew I'd find you eventually. All that tasty cargo!
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>>127960623
Har!
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>>127945736

How bitterly presumptuous.

Yes.
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>>127946453

You can only take them so much across your lifetime before they fuck you up with something terminal. Torval's clearly rationing her use of them.
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>>127955124

Who the fuck decided to put all the traction on the ass end of the SRV? It slides around like a bastard, but it can climb a goddamn 90-degree incline backwards holy shit.
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The last 4 Anacondas I destroyed gave less than 150,000 CR
The last 10 Fer-De-Lances have all given upwards of 200,000 CR

what the fuck is going on
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>>127962780
Shh, don't complain. Kill the FDLs and just be happy that the game is benefiting you with its retardation for once.
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>>127943231

For me, it's when the novelty of buying and outfitting new ships was outweighed by the grind for them.

I'm about 90 hours in and I have a FAS that I can sell for 30 million, but I really can't be bovvered to grind the extra 25 million needed for a barebones FDL or Python.
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Is it worth it to do Robigo in a python or should I downgrade to an ASP?
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Is it profitable and fun to Pirate? I've been a pirate in Eve for 4 years.
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>>127943231

I'm a trader at heart. I played the fuck out of a lot trading games like Bounty Bay and I enjoyed EVE quite a bit with trading and working the spreadsheets to build myself a small fortune through manipulating some markets and running the major trade lanes.

In this game, it was probably... about 50 or so hours in, I really can't remember. I just had bought a Type-7 and I remember thinking... I have been doing nothing but ferrying goods to and fro whatever systems the 3rd party tools told me to. No matter what I do, what I trade and to whom, and no matter what missions I take, nothing ever changes except my bank balance and I have barely run into a single soul while in my travels, though occasionally I would run into people that would interdict me. Not for my cargo of course. Just to kill me because they had seen THE VISION.

I have around 400,000,000 in trading profit and I just broke 300 hours in recently. I really just trade in an Anaconda while listening to stuff, but I'm far past the honeymoon phase as this game isn't really enjoyable in the way it should be. It's relaxing I guess but it doesn't challenge me in the way that building your own trading empire should, with aggressively elbowing people out of a market, or establishing your own mining operation in a planet or manufacturing in a station and cornering a market in a particular system.

It pains me to play this while mindlessly shoveling useless commodities around while seeing how much potential this has. The best part is that I think the very little market simulation that this game has is broken for some reason, atleast where I am. I will buy 500 imperial slaves, and when I come back to the station to restart my loop, the supply will be right back to where it was and caps out. I can't even run this station out of supply, nor for the berylium I buy in the other station. I can run this trade route forever until Ftroop shuts the server down the servers in a year or two.

Please help me.
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>>127965118
>Profitable

Not really

>fun

Judging from the minuscule amount of shit I get from NPCs as is, I'm gonna assume now. Only thing I can say is try it out. Maybe try pirating players.
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The crashing is real
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>>127965234
Share the route and I'll help you.
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>>127962780
>Dedicated fighter has higher bounty than a gun-laden asteroid
Hmm I wonder
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>>127932728
It'll bring down your rep a little bit, provided you complete a run of missions to a fail you'll hold steady with rep tho
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>>127968615
I have nearly zero imperial rep. I assume that's what it hurts the most.

I've only done federation rep so far.
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>>127934858
It has really strong shields for its size, try kitting a better shield gen and leaving some pips in SYS.
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>>127969006
This, I always have a hell of a time getting their shields down but once I do their ass is grass. Definitely grab some extra shield cells and the shield boosters (might wanna use a heatsink too if you use the boosters)
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Why does trading have to be so dreadful?
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>>127971630
Because supercruise and travelling is boring and braindead. If they change that, trading will be fun.
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How long in Robigo before I can just bounty hunt?
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>>127975175
1 Hour in ASP
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>>127975416
At which trade rank?
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>>127975523
Merchant
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>>127973031
The thing I wonder is what kind of mechanic would be fun and still make any kind of sense. How would you make it robust enough to keep wanting to do it after the first 10 minutes?
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>>127975947
I personally have no fucking idea, and I know its the whole "pointing at the problem with no solution thing" but fuck me, if they're going to make it so that I have to sit there for 20 highly boring minutes so I can click one button to get some credits there's a problem.
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>>127976553
I know. Really I'm not trying to put you on the spot. It's probably the most non-trivial to solve problem in the game.
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>>127976840
Not that guy, but I always thought some sort of "highway" system would be better. Designated paths for trading ships to travel on (not that you'd be "on rails" or anything) that only trade-certified ships could access through legal means. Navigating along the highways and dealing with traffic would present a challenge.
Maybe certain illegal groups would forge certifications for a price so that combat ships (mostly pirates), illegal traders, or just lower-class traders looking for higher-paying jobs could access the highway, which of course would be more risky.
Truck Stop-like outposts would be neat for refueling, light trading, socializing, and checking in on the news.
Some systems would have less laws and regulations, leading to dangerous highways that included pirates, corrupt governments or maybe environmental dangers.
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>>127975947
>>127976553
how about clone jumping like in EVE online?

>fast travel
>can't take ship with you
>costs credits
>has cooldown

for trading though... autopilot computer and a built-in video player in every transport ship
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>>127975947
FASTER MOVEMENT
SLINGSHOTS
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>>127977614
>solution to boring gameplay is to have the game play itself

no
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>>127977839
interdiction is still a thing though

also, this guy: >>127977421
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>>127975947
I don't think there's a way to solve travel since these kinds of games either cut out dead space between you and a destination or allow you to defer to an autopilot.

>>127976553
Can you imagine the original, sub luminal, travel that was pitched before the travel polls shot it down entirely? Even with FTL travel they were planning on an hour to travel 49AU.

>>127977421
This sounds suspiciously like X: Rebirth's travel system.
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>>127977954
>This sounds suspiciously like X: Rebirth's travel system.

Never played it, but it already sounds better than this shitshow.
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>>127977421
such a system doesn't really work given realistic orbits
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>>127978156
Maybe the highways shift in real-time to accommodate? I don't know. Anything other than flying in a straight line for half an hour.
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>>127978452
what do you think a highway would be?
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>>127977748
>slingshots
That's along the lines of what I was thinking. Some way to selectively be affected by gravity, maybe?

My half-baked idea is to have space weather be important. The FSD (or whatever, this could apply another space sim) could be re-imagined to go faster by skiing on electric currents produced by stars. I'm aware it's loopy though, not just from a physics point of view.
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I want to upgrade my DBS and vulture into something that kinda plays like a fast fighter, but offers more firepower. So far I have been looking at FAS and Clipper, here are some points I found out by lurking various forums:

>FAS
++ hull
++ manouverability
++ hardpoint placement for fixed weapons
+ speed
+ fitting cost
- shields
- internals

>Clipper
++ shields
++ shield recharge
++ internals
++ speed
+ manouverability
- hardpoint placement
- fitting cost

main questions now are: is there ultimatively a difference in damage between both ships, and what ship offers better jumprange?

I basically either do hazres or expansion/undermining, missions, trading or exploration are not on my priority list, so combat only and the occasional re-allocating to combat zones
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>>127980746
Shove as much armor as you can into an FAS, A rank the power, distrib, thrusters and FSD, load up the hardpoints with 1 large Beam on top and 3 frags (1L2M) on bottom.Ram your long federal snout into defenseless enemy ships and blowing your hot sticky frag load all over their hull. enjoy the fact frags now have a 90 ammo count so you can actually last a bit in a RES
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Is this game all PGC grinding still or did they finally fix the utter lack of content and multiplayer driven gameplay?
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>>127981513
Nothing has really changed.
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>>127981513
The grind is slightly more profitable if you go to Robigo and do smuggling runs. Otherwise same ol.

And I can't leave send help
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>>127981172
>Shove as much armor as you can into an FAS
sure, I have noticed that people never use a AFMU for hulltanking. is it worth the hassle?

>Ram your long federal snout into defenseless enemy ships and blowing your hot sticky frag load all over their hull
sounds fun, didn't hudson offer those named space shotguns?
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>>127982418
http://coriolis.io/outfit/federal_assault_ship/26A6A5A5D6A4D4C0v1u7e27----2d2dB3292727.Iw18cQ==.Aw18cQ==

the FAS fully kitted has nearly 2500 armor. you dont need an AFMU when you can literally kill a conda by doing nothing but ramming it and walk away with 40%+ hull

brave niggers can even swap the biweave (which is there just for the sake of having -some- shields) for an extra 4D hull reinforcement and have 2800 armor exactly
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>>127981727
>>127982319
What a shame, 400 billion star systems and nothing to do but grind credits hoping they'll be used for something someday.

Once you get to the conda and its cousins you really don't have much to do, but grind more.
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>>127983510
Yeah, just got the Conda and I can feel the grind closing in
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>>127983005
>you dont need an AFMU when you can literally kill a conda by doing nothing but ramming it and walk away with 40%+ hull

maybe I just don't understand AFMU, I never used it. can it even repair % hull damage?

but yeah, I saw similar fitting to yours
also lots of ship like FAS with normal shields and SCB, but that was from the official forums. probably the worst place for advice so far, every time someone recommends me a cobra
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>>127984480
The forums are commonly referred to as the Gulag here for a reason. Many dads walk those damp halls.
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>>127984480
AFMUs are only really useful if your modules get damaged a lot, for some reason they can't be used to fix hull damage...
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>>127985027
>The forums are commonly referred to as the Gulag here for a reason
eh, in it's current state, its absolutely boring, there is no real discussion, just various people posting about themselves but never really discussing why this or that, every just goes
>hurr there is no best do what you want, I fly a cobra and it's the best

>>127985027
>for some reason they can't be used to fix hull damage
well shit
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>>127986893
>>hurr there is no best do what you want, I fly a cobra and it's the best
This is why a ship costing a million can defeat a ship costing a billion
>Goddam balancing
VISION
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>>127933224
oh fucking lel, so many posts in so little time

this triggers me tho
>I play all the LATEST games that are VERY CHALLENGING so I am a gamer :^)
nigga go play IL2 sturmovik or Operation Flashpoint or anything combat simulation and then come back you casual cockgobbling piece of shit
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>>127934472
even funnier are the mission where you smuggle stolen human waste

metaphor for leddit & 9gag
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>>127988168
>combat simulation
Combat sim master race reporting in, Sir! Nothing better than cruising in DCS or walking sim'ing in Arma
Too bad we don't have that kind of complexity in Elite... It would be nice if the game was a tiny bit more challenging
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>>127988168
>Did tournaments of Il2 sturmovik 1946 with more kills that hartmann
>more ground targets destroyed than rudel
>fuckton of hours in the originial il2 1946 and cliffs of dover
>pirated since i play the game

>the code redditors didnt accepted me because im not elite in the combat ranks.
>>127988507
>arma
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>>127988507
>playing combat sims
>this nigga instantly translates it into some tryhard military roleplay
spot the gmod player
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>>127939782
please help
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Doing Draconid promotion missions. Is it normal that it takes for ever to find military plans?
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>>127988934
>nigga
>tryhard military roleplay
Oh well...
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>>127989564
First what you do is you sell the mk4 and get a mk3

chuck some medium lasers on the medium hardpoints and some small multicannons on the small hardpoints

can't go wrong there
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Given that Anaconda is not worth it for force projection, what would be the next step from an A-Rated FAS?
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>>127989913
An A-Rated Anaconda.
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How about a turreted telescope unit with very low weight? You could put in on your hardpoint so you actually have a use for them on an exploration ship (likewise, put discovery scanner and surface scanner on turreted hardpoints) The telescope would be for zooming your camera extremely far and shit (so you can look at neutron stars) The [empty] just triggers the fuck out of me in outfitting
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>>127990117
proper exploration tools NEVER
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>>127989913
You can A-rate an FDL for relatively cheap, it's in about the 150 million dosh range
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Cheeky
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The forums. Why do I go back.
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>>127991512
Im ok with having to use at least some brain to understand that wealthy high tech sells more modules
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>>127991512
What a faggot.
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>>127991512
>>127991760
>Search eddb.io for module
>???
Wow that was fucking hard
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>>127991845
Yeah but that guy believes that trawling high tech systems for modules is skillful and difficult gameplay in Elite's high-consequence environment (his words).
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Fug, still not allied with the Feds yet..

Here's hoping it was 50%, then 75%, now it's gotta be 100%. Eghh
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>see <system> Defence Force
>has influence like any other political faction
What the fuck, that's retarded. Armed forces aren't a fucking political bloc, but a mere service that serves to protect the state that houses the political blocs
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>>127991938
>Die in 100 million credit ship
>Costs 5 million to buy it back completely

HIGH
CONSEQUENCE
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>Anaconda: Mass 400T
>Sensors 8B: Mass 256T
>Fer-de-lance: Mass 250T
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>>127991984
the faction system is too simple
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>>127991964
FUCK, scratch that. 80% is the magic number!
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>>127992003

>crash a ship worth money
>Elite's insurance hands out a little less money
>you only need to pay the difference
>HURR DURR NO LOGIC MUH VISION

It's almost like you deeply hate your brain
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>>127993886
>no monthly/weekly insurance payments
>muh realism
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>>127993886
>Signed up for nothing
>Pay nobody
>Somebody tells me they'll pay for 95% of my shit
>Oh whats that, you don't even have enough? Well you can pay me 10% of your future income until you pay it off at 0% interest.

Not that i'm gonna argue with free money, but to call it "HIGH CONSEQUENCE" is absurd.
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>>127994204
>no biannual safety compliance inspection.
>muh realism
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>>127994415
Shame about that.
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what loadout for an asp scout?

I've tried full beam lasers and it has too low DPS because it's too power hungry and I always have to wait until heat comes down and power comes up

I've tried small beams/med MCs and it's good, but seeing as the small beams don't even drain the capacitor when it's on 4 pips, I'm wondering whether there would be something more effective, like full burst lasers, which have better DPE and DPS against hull than beams
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>>127993503
So what do you get for being allied with the federation?
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>>127995242
> asp scout?
It's a piece of crap dont even lose your time on this "ship".
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>>127995569
New missions.
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>>127962038
That makes sense, thanks.
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>>127995569
You now become an ally with ALL Federation minor factions, get better missions in Fed territory, also you'll be scanned less by the fuzz and the pirates that are also aligned with the Feds will leave you alone too.

I think that covers most of it.
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>>127991984
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_dictatorship
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coup_d'%C3%A9tat
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>>127995242
For what? BH? I recomend you cobra, dbs or viper MKIV. If you have enough money (7-8 mil) you can buy imperial courier and fit it with 3 medium multicanons. It can take tons of damege and kill anacondas without any problem.
Asp Scout is completely useless ship now.
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>>127996358
I highly doubt that the VISION team were even aware of this or designed the system with this in mind
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Are systems converted from exploited to control during the expansion phase of powerplay?
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>>127895145
>>Is Horizon worth buying?
>No, fuck off.
They fucked it up? I was just planning to get back into this.
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>>127997224
They haven't fucked it up yet, its just an expansions pass with only the barebones released so far
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>>127997224
It's just there's nothing to do in Horizons yet except drive around on empty barren planets on a buggy.

It's essentially a season pass, check back in 6 months to see what else has been added, and what's in store for the next 6 months.
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>>127997224
Price aside, Horizons is fine. A lot of anons, however, are assblasted that they spent all their video games money on pony paraphernalia and can't afford space buggying and are now trying to ensure that since they can't have moon races, no one else can either.
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>>127997224
No, it feels like a season pass for now, just wait next year
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Whats the big blue circle

Also kek at Chomsky station being a Federation station
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>>127997497
>feels like
Thats because it is one, they're literally advertising and selling it as one
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>>127997361
>>127997395
>Release a game with no content.
>Sell an expansion with no content.

What the fuck is wrong with this company? This isn't even funny anymore.
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>>127997825
Because they're not selling it as a finished expansion, they're selling it as a season pass.

Also E:D has plenty of content, theres just no depth to motivate you.
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>>127997825
britcuck game dev
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>>127995923
>>127996537
why is it bad? the way I see it it's a straight upgrade from the DBS except slower

I've been using it a little and I don't find a real pitfall to it
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I'm amazed anyone would pledge Antal, he's a cult leader that bans medical care.
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>>127989820
but i got a mk 4 for free for some reason.

would that loadout work on a mk4?
>>
I have a bunch of missions to find secret mission files from all these different systems, but do they have to be from these specific places?

Or can I just look around the one system and get them all there.
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Is there any point in using missiles over kinetic weapons for general gameplay?

Also are kinetic thermal weapons worth it?
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>>128001035
Missiles are garbage, torpedos could work if you're in a wing and you're doing assassination missions or something, but why the fuck would you do that?
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>>128001117
fun and playing with my mates.

We all trade but want to start killing some ships. We all have very little idea about how combat works and what are good weapons really.

I was looking at a IR seeking torpedo launcher but it only had one shot per rearm so I left it
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>>127977421
Or there's the option to do what all sci fi does and make major ports throughout the area which allow you to jump directly to them through their own designated worm hole. But I guess that would still suffer from having the super cruise bullshit.
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>>127964627
Python is better, more cargo tonnage.
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>upgrade from e class fsd to a class
wew lad, all of a sudden I can travel everywhere
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>>128002403
4, 3, 2, 1...
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>>128002568
Jumping everywhere becomes a lot more tolerable when you disable the voice countdown
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>>128002167
>having to stop twice as much
nah
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>>128002167
You know that you can rebuy those slaves inside bubbles, right? Even 50 cargo spaces are enough
>>
FUCK

I just want these stupid USS or whatever the fuck they're called to appear

sick of just flying around doing nothing in space

FUCK SAKE
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>>128002802
bubbles?
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>>127995014
years can't pass in dangerous unless you wait an actual year

>muh realism
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>>128002653
Can you disable only the countdown?
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>>128003109
yeah, go into the audio menu and you can toggle every single voice over individually.
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>>128001323
Torps do a fuck ton of damage for that one shot. So again its useless unless you're going for one specific big thing like a player or a conda assassination mission.

Fixed = High damage, more precise aiming.
Gimballed = Good damage, easy to aim.
Turret = Shit damage, auto-aim.

Pulse = Highest DPS overall due to low energy consumption and average damage.
Beam = High burst damage but will drain your energy fast.
Burst = Kind of a middle between Pulse and Beam, heats up fast.

Multi-cannon = BRRRRRT, High and consistent DPS. Lots of ammo. Only goes up to Class 2.
Cannon = THUNK, high single shot damage, might be hard to land fixed shots on. Goes up to Class 3
Frag cannon = Space shotgun, pretty meh. Not as bad as they used to be but still meh.

Railgun = Has a second or two of charge up time before it fires. Good damage, kinda low ammo, very hot and energy hungry.
Plasma Accelerator = The fuckbringer. Brings fucks, makes enemies scream FUCK, makes your power plant scream FUCK.

Loadouts will vary depending on what you and your buddies are flying. Generally you'll want kinetics on your medium hardpoints and beams on your lights. Shit like the Vulture can get away with dual large gimballed pulse because holy shit large hardpoints on a small ship.
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If I played the X series of games before, will I enjoy Elite? It looks a lot less in-depth but a lot more user friendly than X.
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>>128002968
Do you like bubbles?
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>>128003308
>I enjoyed X
out
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>>128003379
b-but spaceships
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>>128003293
Railgun is shit unless you're fighting big slow ships.
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>>128003462
anyway if you liked the management/flying really big ships part, there's nothing like that here
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>>128003293
Cannon goes to 4
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>>128003553
IT DOES?
Well shit.

>>128003495
What, because of the charge up time? Aiming them isn't that hard.
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>>128003340
Do you like SPACETRUCKING? I hope you do.
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>>128003550
No cap ships or fleets? damn that sucks
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>>128003610
Issue is unless you're in something some mobile yourself you're going to struggle to keep on target when they start weaving. Its nice when you hit but expensive per shot and if the AI is feeling wriggly you're fucked
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>>128003680
There are npc capital ships
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>>128003726
True, its not good for fat ship users. I basically only play agile fighters so I could see where that would be a problem.
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>>128003680
Theres AI controlled Capital ships that will be available eventually. You can form mini-fleets or wings with friends and the AI normally goes around with them.

At conflict zones two AI fleets will fight each other and you can align with one side, in certain systems at high intensity conflict zones cap ships will join the fray
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>>128003610
yes. C4 gimball cannon is great because high damage for cheap
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GIVE ME A USS I JUST WANT THIS SHIT TO END FUCKING HELL
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>>128003829
I tried to use it on my mk3 cobra and just couldn't stay on target unless I had my engines on full power with the throttle in the blue zone when the ship was close and not weaving. I also use a 360 controller if thats an issue compared to HoTaS

I imagine they'd by good on less agile ships if there were actual reasons to fight Capital ships.
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>>128003878
> in certain systems at high intensity conflict zones cap ships will join the fray
Never saw capships in conflict zone.
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>>128004035
relog
switch open solo
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>>128004069
>I also use a 360 controller
I'd be surprised if you could used any fixed weapons like that.
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>>128004035
Stay fairly close to the entry point/beacon and just stay in nav view
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>>128004087
In War systems (not civil war) they occasionally drop into the high intensity ones. I've only ever seen them in Fed vs not Fed war systems so if a federal faction is fighting another Federal faction I doubt you'll see one.
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>>128004248
I run fixed cannons with a pad. Maybe a bit harder to hit stuff than otherwise, but it's doable.
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>>128004087
They're super rare from what I understand, oh and the two factions fighting can't be from the same major faction iirc.
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>>128004248
Its fine for my Pulse Lasers and Multicannons.
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>>128004436
Someone saw fed cap ship vs fed cap ship
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So trying to get 10,000 powerplay merits by yourself is impossible right?
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>>128004527
The spawn is glitched, you can get empire alligned fed cap ships as it doesn't bother checking for faction when it spawns them in.
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>>128004741
Nah, it was on distress call, not cz
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>>128004851
That was a glitch, its been seen in cz's as well.
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this is FUCKED

FUCK YOU
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Is there an album of all the cockpits anywhere?
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>>128005187
Hello.
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>>128005187
:3
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>In horizons you can create your commanders face
>but it wont be visible while flying because you will have the helmet

TOP KEK BRABO!
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I JUST WANT THESE USSSSSSSCUNTFUCKSHITFUCKS DONE ALREADY
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>There you are, the guy with the big haul!
>Heh, i've been looking for you. Don't try to run.
>It's the guy carrying valuable shit, everybody knows and is after you!

>Take mission in remote part of space
>Discreet, stealth mission
>Fail if scanned
>Everybody and their fucking mother knows

I'm seriously about done with this fucking game.
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>>128005209
google
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>>128005558
you don't wear a helmet
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>>128005853
Could only find videos but thanks for presuming I didn't bother checking
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>>128005838
>there you are, the guy with the big haul
>I'm an Eagle with no cargo racks installed
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>>128005969
That means its scripted and you're carrying documents/data, its still lazy as fuck
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did you guys all end up where you wanted to be?
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