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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Elminster on Tue 05 Oct 2010 02:17

H1.05 Bay Mounting Limits
"... units are limited to bay (1 Bs,...) per 30 HS."

I think there is something missing between "to" and "bay". Maybe a "one"?
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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Elminster on Mon 18 Oct 2010 04:03

K2.03.5 has a dot mentioning Construction Tech. This information has it's own entry at K.2.03.4, so it is redundant.

And:

K3.01.2 has two examples which are somewhat out of context on the next page, just above the Race Design Tables.
Additionally, example two is wrong (9-3) should be (-9-3).
Example one is wrong either. It states (45 pts -15 pts) but the table says +10% is only 43 pts.

BTW: while calculating Alternative Levels, do we FRU or FRD?

K4.05.22 Habitability Range states "For ST races,... only allowed if the optional rule [W6.07] is in use."
Only [W6.07] is NOT optional. I think this is mentioned, because ST worlds are normally always benign for other ST races. L1.03 has no optional part, too.
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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Cralis on Mon 18 Oct 2010 08:39

Elminster wrote:BTW: while calculating Alternative Levels, do we FRU or FRD?


He doesn't say, so I am thinking he intends FRN (fractions round normal, < 0.5 is FRD, >= 0.5 is FRU)

I've added it to the list of things to clarify.
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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Elminster on Tue 19 Oct 2010 06:53

Table "M4 Project And Task Table" has some strange footnotes.

d) and e) are the same, even referencing the same rule M2.06 Refurbish Large/Small Unit.
d) is only used for "Building Small Unit" which is obviously not refurbishing.

I don't even get the point from d) / e). "Only takes one month if the complex has sufficient capacity."
Correct me, but every project, for which a complex has sufficient capacity, would be finished in one month. If it had not the capacity it would take longer.

f) is not even used in the table
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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Cralis on Tue 19 Oct 2010 15:19

Elminster wrote:Table "M4 Project And Task Table" has some strange footnotes.

d) and e) are the same, even referencing the same rule M2.06 Refurbish Large/Small Unit.
d) is only used for "Building Small Unit" which is obviously not refurbishing.


d) should point to M2.07, build small unit. Added to our list.
e) correctly points to M2.06, for refurbish large unit.

I don't even get the point from d) / e). "Only takes one month if the complex has sufficient capacity."
Correct me, but every project, for which a complex has sufficient capacity, would be finished in one month. If it had not the capacity it would take longer.


I seem to recall that this was added because there was a specific concern about the timing. But I don't remember exactly what it was. It will hit you and me in about 10 SL, when we try to do the very thing it prevents :-)

(ps. that was meant like the joke "it will hit you at 2am in the morning")

f) is not even used in the table


f) is used on the very last item, under "task size." M3.08 is about scrap, so it was easy to find :-)
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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Elminster on Wed 20 Oct 2010 01:42

Cralis wrote:I seem to recall that this was added because there was a specific concern about the timing. But I don't remember exactly what it was. It will hit you and me in about 10 SL, when we try to do the very thing it prevents :-)

(ps. that was meant like the joke "it will hit you at 2am in the morning")

Well, I'm curious about it. ;)

f) is used on the very last item, under "task size." M3.08 is about scrap, so it was easy to find :-)

Ah, found. But it's hard to detect. Maybe a small &nbsp; will help. :D
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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Elminster on Wed 20 Oct 2010 08:04

Ahem.

L2 first paragraph states "For the purpose of 4th generation STARFIRE, ...".

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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Elminster on Thu 21 Oct 2010 03:43

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Engine Tree Twigs

(DFS) has a link at the bottom of the table which states [Space] and is leading nowhere.
Also, I think there should be a note, which declares that the Safe Cruising Speed may not exceed the units max speed. (at least this is my understanding of this system).

It Engine Tuner Twig has the same link at the bottom of the table which states [Space] and is leading nowhere.
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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Elminster on Fri 22 Oct 2010 07:52

ApxEE_Tables
The entry for Kci states HS 12.7
As it is stated that the tables supercede the other rules, this will create a problem.
In the ApxAA_Tech Kci has HS of 12.66, so you have this 1/3 HS rest. If the table is used you wasted this.

EDIT:
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Table C4.02.2
The footnotes a) and b) have wrong assignments in the table.
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Re: ULTRA Rules Typo Reporting

Postby Cralis on Sun 24 Oct 2010 18:17

Elminster wrote:ApxEE_Tables
The entry for Kci states HS 12.7
As it is stated that the tables supercede the other rules, this will create a problem.
In the ApxAA_Tech Kci has HS of 12.66, so you have this 1/3 HS rest. If the table is used you wasted this.


12.66 and 12.7 are practically the same thing as far as STARFIRE is concerned. Both indicate 12 and 2/3 spaces.

Honestly, Marvin made those tables with Excel and it probably rounded it and he didn't notice. But we'll fix it.

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Table C4.02.2
The footnotes a) and b) have wrong assignments in the table.


I don't understand what error you are talking about. Point (a) is in the right location, as well as point (b). Wrongly assigned to what? a goes to transit size (which is correct), and b goes to hull size (which is also correct).
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