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by CmdrLUke
Sun Sep 07, 2008 9:54 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: joystick centering
Replies: 12
Views: 3428

OK, the deadZone check is in the right place. Using my hack to put the virtualStick.x and virtualStick.y values in the "FPS" (shift-F) HUD, I see that 0.05 should work for me. If I tap my joystick in the Y axis VERY lightly I get a value stuck at just over 0.06 sometimes, but I don't usually tap the...
by CmdrLUke
Sun Sep 07, 2008 3:09 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: joystick centering
Replies: 12
Views: 3428

DOH! How did I miss that? Indeed changing just #define kDeadZone 0.02 to #define kDeadZone 0.06 works just as well as my change, and it's much smaller & simpler, too. Cmdr Wyvern, this fix requires building from the source code. If you're already set up to do that, just apply to above change of "kD...
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 9:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How to name your ship?
Replies: 2
Views: 1251

Thargoid wrote:Cmdr Wyvern's answer when you asked before ;)

Alter the key for name in the relevant ship's shipdata.plist.
I missed his answer. Thanks!
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: proposal: change to erosion of contract trading reputation
Replies: 8
Views: 2290

Well, after reading through this and thinking some more, I think maybe it's too complex. I strongly believe though that a perfect reputation should be protect-able and active traders should be rewarded for their dedication. A very simple way to do this is to raise the ceiling to be larger than 7, bu...
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 9:30 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: proposal: change to erosion of contract trading reputation
Replies: 8
Views: 2290

proposal: change to erosion of contract trading reputation

Excerpt from an interview with Commander Luke in the top industry rag, "Contract Trading Today": I had spent a long time building a perfect contract trading rep with a big ship, with the dream of advancing my contract trade business into the specialty gem/gold/platinum business that every contract t...
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 8:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Question about contracts
Replies: 20
Views: 7289

how long does it take to get a good enough reputation to get some good contracts (Gold, Gems, etc...)? Complete at least seven contract deliveries within good time (maybe eight or nine, depending on how long you take). Assuming you start with a clean contract record (no delivery failures that you h...
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Question about contracts
Replies: 20
Views: 7289

IIRC, yes... Maybe an idea: put something up at the cargo/passenger market to indicate your current 'rank' as a transporter, so it is more obvious to newer players the contracts will get better if you gain confidence from the customers? I made a similar suggestion. I think visible carrier status in...
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 7:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How to name your ship?
Replies: 2
Views: 1251

How to name your ship?

I see some players have ships named so that the name is visible on the commander info. How does one do that?

thanks!
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: Sometimes can't launch from station
Replies: 4
Views: 1185

Sometimes can't launch from station

This happened about 3 times to me yesterday: I would enter the station, do my business, then with I hit F1 to launch, instead I got the "forward view" like I was already flying in space. Similarly sometimes for F2, F3, and F4 they would show views instead of space station functions. The only way to ...
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: Testing and Bug reports
Topic: large ship hypers directly on top of YAH witchpoint "be
Replies: 1
Views: 1338

large ship hypers directly on top of YAH witchpoint "be

I bought a Python Class Cruiser the other day. I noticed while donig my favorite trade route (on steroids thanks to the PCC capacity!), that sometimes I would emerge from witchspace *directly* on top of the YourAdHere witchpoint buoy. So that any movement whatsoever destroyed my ship. I couldn't hyp...
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 1:30 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Offender" status for helping GalCops
Replies: 15
Views: 3440

Scooping contraband suffers no penalties, your status only gets affected if you launch from a station with contraband on board. That may depend on what OXPs you have installed. I suffered the exact same problem as the original poster, but only after having installed GalacticNavy and the "incident" ...
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 1:20 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Shame about the contracts
Replies: 37
Views: 6097

I finally earned enough to buy a Python Class Cruiser. I haven't been disappointed, either. It seems to me to be the best mix of large-ish (160t with extension) cargo hold while still being a respectable fighter that can mount all game equipment, and it's much cheaper than the slightly larger hauler...
by CmdrLUke
Sat Sep 06, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: localhero oxp ALPHA
Replies: 178
Views: 38484

If it happens agan I'll put aside the save file and enable logging as you suggested. thanks! Well I encountered another Harkov attack. I found one figthter, but no others after several trips back and forth between the beacons. So under the advice I read here I docked once, then went out again, and ...
by CmdrLUke
Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:54 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Best HUD for dogfighting?
Replies: 15
Views: 6731

That would be my Dragon XE , the Lady Tiomat (how do you name a ship so that it comes up in the commander information screen?). Looks awesome! I've just purchased my first post-Cobra MkIII ship, a Python Class Cruiser ( PCC ) The PCC is great for cranking out the credits with trade while still enjo...
by CmdrLUke
Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:32 pm
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Best HUD for dogfighting?
Replies: 15
Views: 6731

Cmdr Wyvern: ooooh, 12 missile, what ship is that?