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Offline Goober5000

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In celebration of our return from hiatus, I've snapped another mystery picture for y'all. :)


 
A shivan freighter towing asteroids....that's new.
'yo my domestic skillets, who put swarm torpedoes on the Tev bombers?'
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A Mephisto with even easier to shoot off cargo! Yay!
(´・ω・`)
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I think it would be too easy to destroy those asteroids, so we will most likely have to disable Mefisto without destroying asteroids.
Also, it's neutral on that pic, so it looks really interesting.

 
Hmm, that looks suspiciously non-MVPs. And, could they be camouflaged cargo containers?

 

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I guess the sarcasm didn't work out very well.
Disabling (or just killing) a normal mephisto without blowing up its cargo is difficult enough (because the AI likes to kill the cargo, you have to tell them to ignore the freighter and do everything yourself)...I hope we won't have to do that to this.
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:wtf:


I hope this makes more sense when we get to play it. :P

 

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It will. :)

 

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Got Rock?

 
It will. :)
Good!  :nod:
I thought when I first saw the pic that the Knossos had huge asteroids inside of it, but that was just the angle. Unless the asteroids are really Mimics attached to the freighter, I have no idea why they're there.
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I think it would be too easy to destroy those asteroids, so we will most likely have to disable Mefisto without destroying asteroids.
Also, it's neutral on that pic, so it looks really interesting.

Actually, it's "Unknown". The "Neutral" IFF appears as hostile in-game. Most NTF ships are actually Neutral.

 

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Yes, sorry, I got used to IFF system I'm using in my mod, there I have real "neutral" (I have 9 different codes, so this system is really different than FS one).

 

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Got scissors. :p

Glad to see SA back to life. :) Are the Vasudans studying that Mephisto? Are those camouflaged cargo containers? Also, why were you using FSO without the MVPs? As far as I remember retail freighters were uncapable of carrying 4 containers...

 

Offline Goober5000

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Glad to see SA back to life. :)
Thanks. :)

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Are the Vasudans studying that Mephisto? Are those camouflaged cargo containers?
Wouldn't you like to know. :p

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Also, why were you using FSO without the MVPs?
The FPS counter and diagnostic information should tip you off that I was running a debug build.  I generally don't run debug builds with the mediaVPs activated.

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As far as I remember retail freighters were uncapable of carrying 4 containers...
Unofficially, they could carry multiple containers, but you had to use dangerous hacks.  But officially, no.  Multiple ship docking is a SCP feature.

 

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The lack of directives about the freighter is intentional? All I see is "Protect the Narandum".

Maybe the presence of that Mephisto is not relevant? :eek:

 

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:rolleyes:  It's a debug build.  I was testing some FSO functionality.  That screenshot is a picture of a work-in-progress incomplete mission.  (The mission has since been completed.)

The very point of mystery pictures is that they don't tell you the whole story.

 
 

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Waiting for pic #4, with more hints. ;)