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Re: Economic Rationalization of Ultra

True, but I don't see getting rid of the colonization discount on shipping as being that big of a deal. As for reduced habitability ranges, an unoccupied habitable planet is still too valuable not to colonize. The colonization discount is 1.1 MC per PTU emplaced. A for a new empire wanting to put d...
by Xveers
on Tue 22 Dec 2009 06:27
 
Forum: Ultra Starfire
Topic: Economic Rationalization of Ultra
Replies: 75
Views: 15037

Tool using Octopus

Well, for those who have been thinking of writing up an aquatic creature that can do tool use but were forever told "Yeah, right that dun work", well link your naysayers to this and laugh. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8408233.stm Well, you could probably la...
by Xveers
on Tue 15 Dec 2009 14:11
 
Forum: Space and Science
Topic: Tool using Octopus
Replies: 0
Views: 574

Re: Magnetic Heat Shield

I thought we already had these... http://wiki.eveonline.com/wiki/Heat_Dissipation_Field_I

Oh wait. real life. Yeah. 8-)
by Xveers
on Fri 27 Nov 2009 17:15
 
Forum: Space and Science
Topic: Magnetic Heat Shield
Replies: 3
Views: 1305

Re: How simple would be too simple?

And in honesty, a close copy of Starfire already exists in the computer game universe. Me and a friend of mine have played Space Empires IV http://www.malfador.com/se4.html for many a time, and it allows you a lot of customization and specialization similar to Starfire, and in some c...
by Xveers
on Fri 20 Nov 2009 17:13
 
Forum: General
Topic: How simple would be too simple?
Replies: 147
Views: 31049

Re: Replication from Metal to...???

Finally, a justification for just shipping MC around the empire instead of actual completed parts :D
by Xveers
on Fri 13 Nov 2009 18:33
 
Forum: Space and Science
Topic: Replication from Metal to...???
Replies: 8
Views: 1763

Re: Political Conversations

The other thing I always thought Starfire could use was a "corruption" number, where a percentage of your raw GPV got funneled off to repairing presidential swimming pools, bridges to well connected but otherwise isolated islands, and fancy highports in orbit over backwater moons. I just n...
by Xveers
on Fri 13 Nov 2009 18:31
 
Forum: The Starless Void
Topic: Political Conversations
Replies: 25
Views: 6638

deWulf Corporate Democracy Turn 89

deWulf Planetary Offices, Alpha City Falke 2-B, Falke System “So, moving on from last month’s returns and projections for our end of year position, we will now be examining our growth strategy for the upcoming year, in general terms” The projected report on the wall changed, flickering to a new set ...
by Xveers
on Mon 09 Nov 2009 16:16
 
Forum: deWulf Universe
Topic: deWulf Corporate Democracy Turn 89
Replies: 1
Views: 1091

Re: Planetary Math Sheet

Interesting stuff. I've got the GURPS stuff plus the VBAM stuff all printed out and dissected myself. Did you get the math fixes for the GURPS stuff that was on their official forums? I think it had to do with rotation and tidelock. Yeah, I've gotten the modifications to calculate tide locking in t...
by Xveers
on Sat 07 Nov 2009 21:19
 
Forum: General
Topic: Planetary Math Sheet
Replies: 3
Views: 2372

Planetary Math Sheet

Well, after much discussion and whatnot, especially about the stellar creations threads over the past months (and finally, after I got enough time to polish this) I've put together this http://members.shaw.ca/victor-daivon/Planetery_Math_Sheet.xlsx This is an excel implemetation of t...
by Xveers
on Fri 06 Nov 2009 22:39
 
Forum: General
Topic: Planetary Math Sheet
Replies: 3
Views: 2372

Re: Ultra Rules Clarification

Multiple salvo issue: If a unit/Datagroup contains weapons with differing numbers of salvos, IE, Ptrb (2 salvo) and Pte (1 salvo) can the weapon with a single shot chose to fire in the second salvo, or must they launch in the first salvo? I believe they must launch with the first salvo. I cannot fi...
by Xveers
on Thu 29 Oct 2009 18:10
 
Forum: Ultra Starfire
Topic: Ultra Rules Clarification
Replies: 17
Views: 5241
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