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Offline Zharkov

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #465 on: July 23, 2017, 12:34:35 pm »
How do I get Rubies and Energy Capacitors (-> from DA Gauss)?
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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #466 on: July 23, 2017, 02:31:14 pm »
You can get rubies from treasure chests which reliably spawn in mansion maps. I expected them to spawn in undersea wrecks but haven't found any there yet LOL

Dissembling Sniper Gauss and Heavy Gauss will yield energy caps

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #467 on: July 24, 2017, 12:22:12 pm »
I have yet to get to the point where I'll be shooting down any vessels, but I was wondering how exactly I would tell whether something is a civilian vessel. I know the wiki is outdated, but I honestly couldn't tell what's civilian operated without being told first.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #468 on: July 24, 2017, 12:25:27 pm »
All green craft are civilian vessels,anything resembling vanilla ufos is surely a faction specific vessel.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #469 on: July 24, 2017, 12:50:41 pm »
All green craft are civilian vessels,anything resembling vanilla ufos is surely a faction specific vessel.

Thanks for the quick reply!  Sure enough, I started a new game just to track a few vessels, and I ran into what looked like a green aircar. If I could have shot it down, I imagine it would have had civvies on it. So, green vehicles are civvie owned, everything else belongs to a faction that will call a Crackdown on you eventually. Easy to remember!

Now that i think on it, the Bootypedia shows a bunch of green vessels on the page for "Civilian Shpping". I really should have been able to put two and two together. Thanks again!

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #470 on: July 24, 2017, 03:02:48 pm »
Raider ships are brownish color, so not all faction ship are grey.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #471 on: July 24, 2017, 03:40:40 pm »
Raider ships are brownish color, so not all faction ship are grey.

And - despite their name - pink ships are not pink in the geoscape!

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #472 on: July 24, 2017, 06:48:02 pm »
You can get rubies from treasure chests which reliably spawn in mansion maps. I expected them to spawn in undersea wrecks but haven't found any there yet

Arrrr, it is 2604 and I found two rubies!

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #473 on: July 26, 2017, 08:52:57 pm »
Do Mutant Pogroms still cause the -1000 score if you don't visit them before you research the Mutant Alliance?

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #474 on: July 26, 2017, 09:43:48 pm »
nope

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #475 on: July 26, 2017, 09:46:28 pm »
You only get score hit if you visit them and abort.
Pre-research no penalty.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #476 on: July 27, 2017, 06:40:55 pm »
First: What is supposed to be done on "Escape tower" bounty hunt? I tried several times - first idea was to mortar and RPG the green vessel, it didn't work. Next time I tried to assault while being mind-blasted on 1 tile-wide walkway it only to find that I couldn't get inside.

Second: In which facilities gals do not spawn on hideout defense? Besides access lift and hangars.

Third: Any way to get aqua plastics besides robbing and sunken UFO?

Fourth: What is the pre-requisites for Jack's Favour prize? I got Zaxx and Mutants already, but Jack's is not listed, while I think I already took all his prizes.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #477 on: July 27, 2017, 07:13:19 pm »
First: some people are holed inside the escape craft, you have to blast the door open to be able to kill them all. I usually complete this mission by plopping 2 high explosives on timer (yeah, timer is actually useful here!) on craft entrance: first opens the door, second blows up everyone inside.

Third: Prize: Military Supplies allows you to buy aqua plastics.

Fourth: Prize: Silver Snake.

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #478 on: July 27, 2017, 11:29:48 pm »
I just started doing the bounty missions in my new playthrough.  Will the lower level missions still show up once I research higher level bounty licenses?

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Re: A thread for little questions
« Reply #479 on: July 28, 2017, 01:07:32 am »
I just started doing the bounty missions in my new playthrough.  Will the lower level missions still show up once I research higher level bounty licenses?

Yes, they do. Though D level bounties are quite unefficient in terms of tokens (Sins of the Father is also downright annoying), it's a good idea to go for C level as soon as you can.