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by spud42
Sat May 17, 2014 6:25 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Eagle transporter [Release] and Mulga MkII[WIP]
Replies: 185
Views: 77387

Re: My Space 1999 homage to the Eagle transporter [WIP]

Mammoth task indeed, Spud. My first model had less than 10 faces. But you may be better at 3D modeling than I ever was. In case you discover it's beyond your current skill there are other possibilities. You could import one of the core models, say the Python, into Wings3D and do a little makeover o...
by spud42
Fri May 16, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Eagle transporter [Release] and Mulga MkII[WIP]
Replies: 185
Views: 77387

Re: My Space 1999 homage to the Eagle transporter [WIP]

some pic to show what the ship looks like http://i58.tinypic.com/2jd1h7s.jpg http://i61.tinypic.com/34pza4w.jpg http://i59.tinypic.com/2czpxja.jpg http://i60.tinypic.com/xqjp0y.jpg now i know i am going to have to way simplify this, its way too fiddly to model but if the textures just hint at the ca...
by spud42
Fri May 16, 2014 8:04 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Eagle transporter [Release] and Mulga MkII[WIP]
Replies: 185
Views: 77387

Eagle transporter [Release] and Mulga MkII[WIP]

Hi guys, I have been searching for a ship in the 75T range and nothing really took my fancy. so being the Brave soul (idiot) that i am ,i figured that i would try my hand at my own ship after all " how hard can it be?" /quote Jeremy Clarkson. easiest thing to do would be to edit a cobra to have the ...
by spud42
Thu May 15, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Complete newb with some questions
Replies: 30
Views: 6163

Re: Complete newb with some questions

well i spent a lot of time and cookies going through the wiki basically looked at every one of the 174 ships...and as U2 said "i still havent found what i'm looking for" this is going to take a while.... first i have to figure out how to work either blender or wings 3D then i have to figure out how ...
by spud42
Thu May 15, 2014 7:14 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Complete newb with some questions
Replies: 30
Views: 6163

Re: Complete newb with some questions

is there a way to look at the ships by picture?
im looking to see if anyone ahs done a ship inspired by the eagle from space 1999?
by spud42
Thu May 15, 2014 6:29 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I feel the pull of the dark side......
Replies: 6
Views: 1856

Re: I feel the pull of the dark side......

Also I think the Eagle has been done before. May be worth a check on the wiki before you get started in case it changes your objective. duh... should have thought of that !! will check asap... though i have had fun researching the ship... found some 3D models and some papercraft models.... now wher...
by spud42
Wed May 14, 2014 11:57 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I feel the pull of the dark side......
Replies: 6
Views: 1856

Re: I feel the pull of the dark side......

Before you get going, it might pay to read up some on the "scaling issue" in Oolite. Essentially, all models in Oolite need to be around 3 times bigger than "normal" in order to look right.. (long story) These two links will get you up to speed on things: http://aegidian.org/bb/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=...
by spud42
Wed May 14, 2014 10:01 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: Blender 3d Modeling Tutorials
Replies: 214
Views: 142169

Re: Blender 3d Modeling Tutorials

you can hit "g" to free-transform, that should also work on the unwrap panel after you install it can should be able to click "use old settings" (or something like that) personally I use blender 2.69 (newest from their site http://www.blender.org/download/ ) although rumor has it that a new version...
by spud42
Wed May 14, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I feel the pull of the dark side......
Replies: 6
Views: 1856

Re: I feel the pull of the dark side......

mmmmmm cookies... i have photoshop but i think it might be overkill. i dont know how to use it past manipulating my raw files from my camera.... will check the tut out and check out blender... have done quite a bit of research today and found some paper 3D models and plans to help out. obviously i c...
by spud42
Wed May 14, 2014 2:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: I feel the pull of the dark side......
Replies: 6
Views: 1856

I feel the pull of the dark side......

Ok ,now i have your attention...lol I have been reading the forums and I have been looking for a ship midway between a Cobra capacity and the 100T ships.... something around 60 to 75 Tons. having read about ship OXP's and trying a few a thought struck me that i could start by just looking at a std C...
by spud42
Wed May 07, 2014 11:38 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: YOUR AD HERE!!! 300 ads (sets A, B, C, D, E, F & G)
Replies: 2020
Views: 364466

Re: YOUR AD HERE!!! 300 ads (sets A, B, C, D, E, F & G)

Smivs wrote:And maybe even an eye-candy only version? Billboards but no con-stores.
<ducks>
do the con stores affect the game if you dont use them? or do they change economics on the stations too?

noobie question.....
by spud42
Thu May 01, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: Porting to other platforms
Topic: Open Pandora Oolite
Replies: 36
Views: 28525

Re: Open Pandora Oolite

JazHaz wrote:Congrats on the new port. I hadn't heard of Open Pandora before today! Looks like a nice machine.
if you think that is nice then the new replacement under development is even better. read about the Pyra....
by spud42
Thu May 01, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Expansion Pack
Topic: [RELEASED] - Storm class multirole craft
Replies: 7
Views: 1744

Re: WIP - Storm class multirole craft

nice.......
by spud42
Wed Apr 23, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Complete newb with some questions
Replies: 30
Views: 6163

Re: Complete newb with some questions

cheers guys all good ideas... i did look at the josher last night and the far arm tanker..... the tanker did seem to fit the bill i also tried the venom oxp but too many pirates had it on my first parcel run and i died several times..... so that one got removed.. lol still flying the cobra MkIII for...
by spud42
Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Complete newb with some questions
Replies: 30
Views: 6163

Re: Complete newb with some questions

ok just looking at Military Stingray Mk II , Pelamis or Remorse of Conscience oxp's at sub0.3 LM Pelamis might be a bit slow, however at 0.47 RoC seems a it too fast maybe a Far Arm Tanker? at 50t on the small side of what i wanted but has a 10t extension available..... damn this is harder than buyi...