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For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby Whitecold on Fri 24 Jan 2020 01:44

Finally someone is making some constructive suggestions
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Re: For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby dazrand on Fri 24 Jan 2020 06:52

Beware evil Spacemasters, those mysterious planets might just be berserkers!
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Re: For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby Cralis on Fri 24 Jan 2020 10:23

LOL I saw that and was thinking about posting it. Though I'm half surprised he didn't suggest turning Jupiter into a small star...
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Re: For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby dazrand on Fri 24 Jan 2020 16:13

Given his technical bent, I am surprised he didn't mark the star for proper color space correction (RGB).
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Re: For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby Xveers on Fri 24 Jan 2020 20:44

dazrand wrote:Beware evil Spacemasters, those mysterious planets might just be berserkers!


The second someone rocks up with a Berserker that's big enough to completely fill up a tac hex, I'm rolling a new game :P
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Re: For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby Whitecold on Sat 25 Jan 2020 17:19

Xveers wrote:
dazrand wrote:Beware evil Spacemasters, those mysterious planets might just be berserkers!


The second someone rocks up with a Berserker that's big enough to completely fill up a tac hex, I'm rolling a new game :P

Recreating Dahak in Starfire doesn't fit on any reasonable sheet of paper.
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Re: For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby szurkey on Fri 31 Jan 2020 16:57

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Re: For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby krenshala on Sun 26 Jul 2020 10:40

Whitecold wrote:
Xveers wrote:
dazrand wrote:Beware evil Spacemasters, those mysterious planets might just be berserkers!


The second someone rocks up with a Berserker that's big enough to completely fill up a tac hex, I'm rolling a new game :P

Recreating Dahak in Starfire doesn't fit on any reasonable sheet of paper.

Just how many hull spaces would Dahak have, anyway?
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Re: For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby Xveers on Sun 26 Jul 2020 15:40

krenshala wrote:
Whitecold wrote:
Xveers wrote:The second someone rocks up with a Berserker that's big enough to completely fill up a tac hex, I'm rolling a new game :P

Recreating Dahak in Starfire doesn't fit on any reasonable sheet of paper.

Just how many hull spaces would Dahak have, anyway?


Since you asked... The moon has a diameter of approximately 3424 kilometres. That gives it a diameter of 1737 km, more or less. Using the standard volume of a sphere equation (and assuming that Dahak kept the top 17 km or so of lunar rubble as camouflage, that gives us a volume of approximately 2.13 * 10^10 cubic kilometres. That's 2.13 * 10^21 cubic meters. Assuming the old value of 1 HS = 8000 m^3, that means we're looking at a ship approximately 2.6625 * 10^17 HS in size, or 266,250,000,000,000,000 HS. Give or take an order or two of magnitude.
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Re: For all Spacemasters unhappy with system generation

Postby Whitecold on Mon 27 Jul 2020 11:08

Xveers wrote:Since you asked... The moon has a diameter of approximately 3424 kilometres. That gives it a diameter of 1737 km, more or less. Using the standard volume of a sphere equation (and assuming that Dahak kept the top 17 km or so of lunar rubble as camouflage, that gives us a volume of approximately 2.13 * 10^10 cubic kilometres. That's 2.13 * 10^21 cubic meters. Assuming the old value of 1 HS = 8000 m^3, that means we're looking at a ship approximately 2.6625 * 10^17 HS in size, or 266,250,000,000,000,000 HS. Give or take an order or two of magnitude.


Hmmm.... so I can turret mount my Kinetic launchers then?
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