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by Smivs
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 4706
Views: 507102

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Correct!
Commander X takes the Darth Kipper.
by Smivs
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 4706
Views: 507102

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Name the type of ship and the sci-fi franchise.

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by Smivs
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 4706
Views: 507102

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

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by Smivs
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 4706
Views: 507102

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

The aliens from Gerry Anderson's UFO
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by Smivs
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 4706
Views: 507102

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

I think my answer-foo is exhausted as well!
by Smivs
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Oolite FAQ - New Forum Members Please Read......
Replies: 113
Views: 91493

Re: Oolite FAQ - New Forum Members Please Read......

Many would argue that it is the best of all the core ships. Not quite as fast or nimble as a cobby, but still a great fighting machine. Big, yes, so easier to hit but tough as old boots.
by Smivs
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Oolite FAQ - New Forum Members Please Read......
Replies: 113
Views: 91493

Re: Oolite FAQ - New Forum Members Please Read......

Not all trades have to be made in a single jump!
This is one of the advantages of a bigger ship like the Boa Cruiser. You have the space to buy stuff really cheaply when you can, and just keep it for a while till you arrive at a planet with a high buying price.
by Smivs
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Quote of the week!
Replies: 597
Views: 195689

Re: Quote of the week!

“So here we are, blind as moles, engaged in ugly, unappealing struggles of identity politics, nationhood and other such fatuous, outmoded notions, while the planet on which we depend for life is gasping for air and a technological tsunami threatens to engulf us and redefine us without our consent. ...
by Smivs
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Quote of the week!
Replies: 597
Views: 195689

Re: Quote of the week!

The National Cyber Security Centre has demonstrated how an interactive doll could be compromised and used to unlock a wifi-connected front door.
The World really has gone completely bonkers!
by Smivs
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 4706
Views: 507102

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

Spot on.
Back to the ffutures :)
by Smivs
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 4706
Views: 507102

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

It's been a while since we had an anagram.

'stops, hires raptor'

Book and Film - Name of both (the same) and author.
by Smivs
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Science Fiction Trivia
Replies: 4706
Views: 507102

Re: Science Fiction Trivia

'To Sail Beyond the Sunset' - Robert A. Heinlein.
This is one of his that I haven't read, but the clues were enough to point me in the right direction :)
by Smivs
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Introduce Yourself.
Replies: 1047
Views: 258022

Re: Introduce Yourself.

Hi Yak_Forger, and welcome :)
by Smivs
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Screenshots
Replies: 5517
Views: 910139

Re: Screenshots

a lot of the ships from the classic collection seem to shine with the new shader It seems to be amplifying the specular map. These textures were designed to 'glint'. I tested them by getting a ship to barrel-role and when viewed at the right angle to the sun they reflect really nicely and the hull-...
by Smivs
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: The Classic Mussurana
Replies: 9
Views: 5517

Re: The Classic Mussurana

Aha, yes this was released with only one texture for all four variants, partly because I have tried not to stray too far from Aegidian's original skins for the 'Classics'. No reason not to have a bit of variety though :) I'm glad you like the plating effect - the whole 'Classic Ships' suite has this...