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by Phantom Hoover
Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Writing.
Replies: 28
Views: 8361

Re: Writing.

The sheer horror I experienced upon Death failing to appear in Unseen Academicals cannot be expressed without making some words up.
by Phantom Hoover
Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Your current employment in your Ooniverse
Replies: 26
Views: 2362

Re: Your current employment in your Ooniverse

I went for taxi driver and bounty hunter, although that's because it's the closest thing to "Navy reservist" the list had.
by Phantom Hoover
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Question for Griff -Request to release Moray Star Taxi
Replies: 12
Views: 2501

Re: Question for Griff -Request to release Moray Star Taxi

The licence on the Griff Moray allows you to use it as you have described without explicit permission.
by Phantom Hoover
Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Tales from the spacelanes...
Replies: 1308
Views: 331675

Re: Tales from the spacelanes...

Perhaps they're roaming alien comedians who are used to having much worse than tomatoes thrown at them.
by Phantom Hoover
Sat Jan 22, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Safety switch for weapons?
Replies: 56
Views: 7562

Re: Safety switch for weapons?

Especially if you add little hatches over the spaces they'd be in. Auto-retracting turrets!
by Phantom Hoover
Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:18 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: auto changing MilHud(Switcher)
Replies: 7
Views: 1572

Re: auto changing MilHud(Switcher)

From my poking into the MilHUD's internals, the highest level of control in it appears to be a JS script, so it could be possible to pass some information over to the plists that actually specify each HUD outlay from it.
by Phantom Hoover
Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:15 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Galactic Navy Strikes Back
Replies: 264
Views: 60478

Re: Galactic Navy Strikes Back

Oi! You just nicked my idea!
by Phantom Hoover
Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Galactic Navy Strikes Back
Replies: 264
Views: 60478

Re: Galactic Navy Strikes Back

Leading on from that suggestion, could the ability to become a career Navy pilot be added?
by Phantom Hoover
Wed Jan 19, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Strange planet names
Replies: 12
Views: 6161

Re: Strange planet names

My understanding is that planet Arse was one of the examples of names that caused the galaxy they were in to be scrapped, not one that slipped under the radar. My (brief) sourcedives strongly indicate that Oolite's RNG is a precise recreation of the original, and I'm sure this has been confirmed els...
by Phantom Hoover
Tue Jan 18, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Griff's normalmapped ship remakes
Replies: 2325
Views: 409067

Re: Griff's normalmapped ship remakes

It's always done that, although it's more prominent on different window sizes.
by Phantom Hoover
Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:51 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: My other book...
Replies: 18
Views: 1854

Re: My other book...

I wish you luck, if nothing else so that at some point you can tell a snooty literary type after having topped the bestseller lists that you started out writing fanfics for a computer game.
by Phantom Hoover
Sun Jan 16, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: So Navy Frigates are a bid hard then!
Replies: 11
Views: 1084

Re: So Navy Frigates are a bid hard then!

The rogue frigates you find when you're sent to flush out a pirate base for reserve missions have bounties of 5000Cr or more. The mismatch is a bit strange.
by Phantom Hoover
Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: Outworld
Topic: winter tyres
Replies: 24
Views: 2511

Re: winter tyres

I am frequently reminded that this board is populated by 40-somethings.
by Phantom Hoover
Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Outworld
Topic: Do you know your Star sign?
Replies: 20
Views: 2578

Re: Do you know your Star sign?

God, this smegging "story". It's utterly utterly utterly idiotic. The star signs have been wrong for ages, but it's being reported as if it's suddenly been revised, presumably because journalists are cretins who have no idea what they're going on about.