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Offline Juku121

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3825 on: February 12, 2024, 02:45:18 pm »
For example there's a condemnation "Master of the <weapon>"...
This won't help you too much, since "Master of ..." and the 'enemy kills' equivalent ("Bane of ..."?) only provide up to ten different bonuses, one per distinct level of the commendation. If you have 1000 level 10 "Master of ..." commendations, you only get the level 10 bonus once. If you have one weapon at level 1, two at level 3 and ten at level 9, you get three different stacking bonuses: level 1, level 3 and level 9.

So no unlimited commendation bonuses, sadly.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3826 on: February 14, 2024, 12:40:54 pm »
Have any of you encountered Osiron Security guys with Assault machineguns to have abnormally high CQC success rate? Maybe I'm extremally unlucky but I had a gal in barbarian (shield) armor with 100 melee be shot 5 out of 5 auto. Machineguns are the last weapons that should have any chance to hit in CQC. I'm used to never ever be hit in CQC even from pistols and now something like this happens.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3827 on: February 14, 2024, 04:33:26 pm »
Melee evasion is checked once per burst, not once per bullet. So while you may be unlucky, you are not too unlucky.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3828 on: February 15, 2024, 10:40:08 pm »
Hello there, Ive got a tiny problem with the tiny drill.
Problem is, I can't find it in among my stuf (must have accidentally sold it, idk).
Question is how do I edit save to get it back? 

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3829 on: February 16, 2024, 12:32:09 am »
Edit your save with any document reader.
Find section where your base inventory is listed.
Add the line bellow without quotation marks in alphabetical order. It already contains correct spacing.
"      STR_TINY_DRILL: 1"
Save and load save in game.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3830 on: February 16, 2024, 12:57:57 am »
Edit your save with any document reader.
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Thanks, it worked

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3831 on: February 17, 2024, 09:39:49 am »
Hey all!, what is controlling craft interior lightning? Ive recently noticed that on an older game my airbus interior has no light in night missions and in another more recent save, the craft interior has full lights and when i open doors it illuminates out like 10 meters. Is there a hotkey for that? (no i''m not talking about personal lights). Ive attached 2 snaps to see what i mean.
« Last Edit: February 17, 2024, 09:52:03 am by massacrah »

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3832 on: February 17, 2024, 09:45:36 pm »
Hey all!, what is controlling craft interior lightning? Ive recently noticed that on an older game my airbus interior has no light in night missions and in another more recent save, the craft interior has full lights and when i open doors it illuminates out like 10 meters. Is there a hotkey for that? (no i''m not talking about personal lights). Ive attached 2 snaps to see what i mean.

Craft lighting can't be controlled. Personal (armour) lights are under L by default.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3833 on: February 18, 2024, 10:24:07 am »
Craft lighting can't be controlled. Personal (armour) lights are under L by default.

What defines if they are on or off? is it something i tinkered with in the save file? is it different difficulty? how can i turn them off? is it in the ruleset? cause it seems they are now on on all ships.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2024, 10:40:52 am by massacrah »

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3834 on: February 18, 2024, 11:21:12 am »
I've never had airbus to emit light. Maybe you have something in weapon pile that emits light?

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3835 on: February 18, 2024, 12:49:19 pm »
What defines if they are on or off?
Map data, MCD properties for the pieces that make up the craft to be exact.

is it something i tinkered with in the save file? is it different difficulty?
No.

how can i turn them off? is it in the ruleset?
Edit the map files, either directly or via 'MCD Patches' in the ruleset. The latter has the advantage of not requiring specialised software and your personal patch will likely persist over time, but the documentation warns about potential problems, so maybe not the best idea ever. Not a mapper, so I don't know what exactly these drawbacks are.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3836 on: February 20, 2024, 10:24:10 am »
I've never had airbus to emit light. Maybe you have something in weapon pile that emits light?

It happens with no items too. This is  the game downloaded from moddb and once updated from ingame button. Still don''t get it why its different in different saves i had.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3837 on: February 22, 2024, 04:03:18 pm »
What causes enemy base attacks? I saw something on the forum about certain start locations causing it. Shooting down certain ufo? Wish there was a list somewhere with what to avoid since i hate those missions.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3838 on: February 22, 2024, 07:01:05 pm »
There are a couple of things causing base raids.
Reaching a Rogue rank. Now raids of simple bandits, rats and more can attack one of your bases each month.
Reaching a Boss rank will cause government raids.
Base detected by enemy. Those rowing bands of 100 speed ground contacts search for your base. If one of those comes close enough, you can expect attack next month.
Shooting down crafts from factions can cause a retaliation mission.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #3839 on: February 23, 2024, 05:59:47 am »
Had a funny laugh at this
needs to be a "funny things units do" thread with screenshots of silly hijinks

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