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Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
Any ideas on what should go behind the expansive windows at the very front of the ship? A Ten-Forward bar type thing?
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Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
Added some turrets, both on vertical (1 aft of the airlock) and angled (4 on the engine section) surfaces. Didn't make them functional or anything though. :p
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Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
Any ideas on what should go behind the expansive windows at the very front of the ship? A Ten-Forward bar type thing?
While windows on an unshielded spaceship are, and always will be, utterly retarded; an observation lounge would be nice. Something to allow for some R&R when off duty. Sort of like that lounge at the very front of Galactica.

 
Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
Added some turrets, both on vertical (1 aft of the airlock) and angled (4 on the engine section) surfaces. Didn't make them functional or anything though. :p

The Fenris is going to need arrow dispensers and TNT cannons eventually, and you know it!

 

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That'll probably be more efficient that blob turrets and LTerslash anyhow.
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Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
Added some turrets, both on vertical (1 aft of the airlock) and angled (4 on the engine section) surfaces. Didn't make them functional or anything though. :p

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Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
Been a while since we've had an update huh? Well good news, Sandwich was finally able to log on with something close the playability, and we managed to get a bit done. Behold the slightly more complete Bar Area!


« Last Edit: October 22, 2011, 11:05:40 pm by KyadCK »
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Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
wow that's a big ship dammit.
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wow that's a big ship dammit.

That's only a fraction of the nose... :p
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Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
Bit more of the shell was done:


And just to drive Sandwich's statement home...

Yes, it is a very big ship. I estimate that the bar took no more then ~15% of the nose.
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Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
Oh man I need to log in and see this for myself. :D

 

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How in the world are you guys gonna fill the entire ship?

 

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Oh man I need to log in and see this for myself. :D

Yes, you really do. :)

How in the world are you guys gonna fill the entire ship?

Well, that's nearly the last fixed-placement feature (i.e. a room or something that has to be in a specific location). The only others are the internal whatnots for the turrets, which obviously need to be behind each turret, and the bridge and medbay, which logically would be placed in the central core of the ship, for protection.

Once those are done, we'll get the primary fore-aft corridors in place (still not sure whether to do 2 on each deck, or on every other deck), then add the remaining facilities (mess hall+kitchen, armory, etc) wherever seems suitable, then possibly run the tour rail line to hit the main features, then create the decks themselves, then start filling them in with rooms & secondary corridors... *breathes* :)
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"The very essence of tolerance rests on the fact that we have to be intolerant of intolerance. Stretching right back to Kant, through the Frankfurt School and up to today, liberalism means that we can do anything we like as long as we don't hurt others. This means that if we are tolerant of others' intolerance - especially when that intolerance is a call for genocide - then all we are doing is allowing that intolerance to flourish, and allowing the violence that will spring from that intolerance to continue unabated." - Bren Carlill

 

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Re: GTC Fenris in Minecraft
Have you set the reactor yet?  That should be in the core of the ship as well.

 

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It's in the core of the engineering section already. :) See pics a few pages back.
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"The very essence of tolerance rests on the fact that we have to be intolerant of intolerance. Stretching right back to Kant, through the Frankfurt School and up to today, liberalism means that we can do anything we like as long as we don't hurt others. This means that if we are tolerant of others' intolerance - especially when that intolerance is a call for genocide - then all we are doing is allowing that intolerance to flourish, and allowing the violence that will spring from that intolerance to continue unabated." - Bren Carlill

 

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I extended the flooring of the corridors all the way to the airlocks; they should extend farther, but the server went down.

Downloaded a useful program called Free Mouse Auto Clicker - it allows you to fly in creative mode at (almost) full speed while constantly placing blocks behind you. Quite useful...
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"The very essence of tolerance rests on the fact that we have to be intolerant of intolerance. Stretching right back to Kant, through the Frankfurt School and up to today, liberalism means that we can do anything we like as long as we don't hurt others. This means that if we are tolerant of others' intolerance - especially when that intolerance is a call for genocide - then all we are doing is allowing that intolerance to flourish, and allowing the violence that will spring from that intolerance to continue unabated." - Bren Carlill

 

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So, how long are the hallways? They are thiiiiiiiis long.
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Definitely need some interspersed bulkheads to lessen the impact and extent of decompression. I don't care that they're running pretty deep in the hull, beams cut deep.

 

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It's in the core of the engineering section already. :) See pics a few pages back.
He's talking about the big red circle in the middle section of the Fenris being the reactor, and looking at it, I'd say that's a fair assessment (and he means build it and the internals for it, etc).
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It's in the core of the engineering section already. :) See pics a few pages back.
He's talking about the big red circle in the middle section of the Fenris being the reactor, and looking at it, I'd say that's a fair assessment (and he means build it and the internals for it, etc).

Hmm... that circle does indeed look like something important, but TBH, how likely would it be for there to be an opening or conduit from the outside to the reactor? Death Star I, anyone? :rolleyes: So, A) the reactor is already built and ain't getting redone, and B) external markings - or worse, conduits - for the reactor are ridiculous. :)

I'd love to hear any other ideas (besides reactor) about what that red circle could be, tho...
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