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by impaktor
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Interstellar trade - the interest problem
Replies: 0
Views: 1

Interstellar trade - the interest problem

I just thought I'd drop this reference: Theory of interstellar trade , Paul Krugman, july 1978 This paper extends interplanetary trade theory to an interstellar setting. It is chiefly concerned with the following question: how should interest charges on goods in transit be computed when goods travel...
by impaktor
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Hyperjump visuals
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Hyperjump visuals

I'm starting a thread on other ways to animate the effects when jumping to hyperspace, because I think ultimately there must be cooler/better ways. E.g. interstellar (the movie) does some really interesting things. But what triggered me was: http://captaineinstein.org/ and their paper on the math: h...
by impaktor
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Code inspiration and rendering resource
Replies: 75
Views: 86351

Re: Code inspiration and rendering resource

Another pretty cool thing from the same blog: natural language search in code. Here are some representative query results. “queue an event to be run on the thread” vs “run an event on a thread queue” (both have similar words in the query, but are quite different). https://adriancolyer.files.wordpres...
by impaktor
Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Better Galaxy Map
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: Better Galaxy Map

Yeah, current galaxy map isn't too useful. It's more of a gimick.

In frontier they squished the third dimension, to make the galaxy more flat, we don't, so distances on a 2D image would be more sane for them, than for us. But I get your point, it could still be cool to have.
by impaktor
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Ship and 3D asset development
Topic: Lodos Auronox Freighter
Replies: 20
Views: 385

Re: Lodos Auronox Freighter

Cool. But where's the flux capacitor?
;)
by impaktor
Sat Jun 23, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Code inspiration and rendering resource
Replies: 75
Views: 86351

Re: Code inspiration and rendering resource

@Fluffyfreak: you aught to share this with your programming buddies, pretty cool:
https://blog.acolyer.org/2018/06/19/deb ... inference/
by impaktor
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Design docs
Topic: Paint job feature
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Re: Paint job feature

Love it!

But yeah, pigui is the ideal.
by impaktor
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Ship sketches
Replies: 108
Views: 160036

Re: Ship sketches

Nice!
by impaktor
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: HUD and UI ideas - mockups
Replies: 82
Views: 46776

Re: HUD and UI ideas - mockups

Looking pretty amazing!
by impaktor
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Other space games
Topic: Planet X2 (and X3)
Replies: 4
Views: 714

Re: Planet X2

New update, about the sequel, X3, check out the graphics at 11:00-11:20:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUzVesdY6OU

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/19 ... for-ms-dos