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Were Are We At?

Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:22 pm
by Cherek
Is this project dead now? Everything appeared to be going well and then nothing.

Re: Were Are We At?

Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:45 pm
by Havok
Commodore Cherek, IRJTN wrote:Is this project dead now? Everything appeared to be going well and then nothing.
I think part of it was that we all got sucked into that black hole called Wing Commander II.

Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2006 2:53 am
by Klauser
I read through alot of the email threads on this subject and updated the "New Hulls" ship list our local group came up with about 10 years ago.

We're currently testing out this shiplist in the "Cheap Shots" game right now.

So far most players like it alot, but we've only just started fighting.

Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2006 11:23 am
by B A N E
Cherek,

I'll get back into this project after the 1st of the year.
SDC'06, RL, WC2 etc. canned my ability to put any effort into it.

Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2006 4:28 pm
by Havok
B A N E wrote:Cherek,

I'll get back into this project after the 1st of the year.
SDC'06, RL, WC2 etc. canned my ability to put any effort into it.
There just aren't enough hours in a day...

Someone needs to put in a trouble ticket...

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2006 10:26 am
by hennef
i am looking forward t play some games with this new list once. maybe starting in spring 2007?

so far i said everything i wanted to add to this topic. if you add all things up now, i am pretty pleased with the results.

cheers

Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 1:10 pm
by planetmaker
If you're going to re-design the original ship list you might have a look at a current re-design of it, tlist 1.1:

http://www.geocities.com/the_vagabund/T ... 1-org.html

Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 1:47 pm
by hennef
na, t-list sucks :P

our's is much better ;)

Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 1:55 pm
by Cherek
If we are looking to fix list ship list again, one item we may want to address, lets look at and define ship classes. After all, when do Frigates weigh almost the same or more than a cruiser and have more firepower than a cruiser?

Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 2:14 pm
by Cherek
hennef wrote:na, t-list sucks :P

our's is much better ;)
What list? What race?

Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:52 pm
by hennef
Commodore Cherek, IRJTN wrote:
hennef wrote:na, t-list sucks :P

our's is much better ;)
What list? What race?
so far, if you add them up, i like all the thoughts and changes on every race we discussed - which are all of them i think.

and renaming the ships to a more suitable class-name should be the easiest part of it. did we not already had such a class list made up?

so, once i am back home i might make some complete list and send it around.

till then...

Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2007 3:20 pm
by hennef
hi readers of this topic. i am a little confused over the ship-id of all the ships. does anyone have a complete and valid list, mine differs from that in tanascius.

and does anyone know why the ship-ids differ from the picture-id?

i need this to also get a better feeling of which ship actually belongs / was created for which race.

thx in advance

Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2007 4:47 pm
by warpedboard
hennef wrote:and does anyone know why the ship-ids differ from the picture-id?
For what'er reason, that's the way Tim wrote Winplan -- there's really no way around it, at least not that I've found. Decompiling HULLSPEC.DAT with Penguin or somesuch will show you a list of all the hulls & their corresponding picture ID; however, changing the pic ID & then recompiling doesn't actually change the ship->picture link.

Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:58 pm
by hennef
warpedboard wrote:
hennef wrote:and does anyone know why the ship-ids differ from the picture-id?
For what'er reason, that's the way Tim wrote Winplan -- there's really no way around it, at least not that I've found. Decompiling HULLSPEC.DAT with Penguin or somesuch will show you a list of all the hulls & their corresponding picture ID; however, changing the pic ID & then recompiling doesn't actually change the ship->picture link.
lol, how utterly useless :P

ok, i tinkered a little. actually, the id is not so important for me right now, because i only do the thinking and no compiling/writing. but i wanted to know how Tim thought the ships to be like. like the red wind and skyfire. they have id and pics of priv-ships. so they should be viewed and handled like priv-ships. but i must stop myself right now, because i need to work on my diploma..... it is no fun though :(

Posted: Sat May 12, 2007 4:31 am
by hennef
i brought together all the changes of this forum in an excel-sheet, how do i get that data into planets?