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by FluffyFreak
Sat Jul 10, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Sounds in space
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: Sounds in space

Yeah this is one area where we just ignore reality
by FluffyFreak
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Feature request: Lights
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: Feature request: Lights

We could add support for a ship mounted light now. Currently upto 4 lights are chosen but they only really consider stars as light sources. This has always been a bit rubbish. Supporting more lights is possible but comes at a performance cost (of course) without rewriting the rendered to be more mod...
by FluffyFreak
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Feature request: Turret weapon
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: Feature request: turret weapon

JohnJ did a Frontier style implementation, I might have a copy of that branch from... many years ago, or his GitHub might still have it. Nozmajner did me a lovely model of a turret and I got as far as mounting it ingame on a ship but I couldn't get my brain around the maths for orienting and pointin...
by FluffyFreak
Tue May 25, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: IRC & Freenode
Replies: 2
Views: 161

Re: IRC & Freenode

Hah! I just saw the GitHub PR about it 🤣
by FluffyFreak
Tue May 25, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: IRC & Freenode
Replies: 2
Views: 161

IRC & Freenode

There's been something of a hostile takeover of Freenode, at least according to the 14 volunteer staffers that have all quit and formed a new one. https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/05/freenode-irc-has-been-taken-over-by-the-crown-prince-of-korea/ Do we want to consider moving, or at least claimin...
by FluffyFreak
Fri Apr 30, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Unify heightmap formats
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: Unify heightmap formats

🤣
by FluffyFreak
Thu Apr 29, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Unify heightmap formats
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: Unify heightmap formats

A) that's very a piecemeal photo collection plastered on a perfect sphere with no height,
B) wtf is with them trying to use NFT to descried OWNERSHIP of pieces of mars from orbital photos?
by FluffyFreak
Fri Mar 12, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Improve tradeships
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Re: Improve tradeships

Nice work and an excellent writeup.

Much appreciated, thankyou!
by FluffyFreak
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: System names generation - Italian variant
Replies: 27
Views: 2199

Re: System names generation

System Name Generation has now been updated but there is more that could be done such as this Italian variant, or associating certain naming schemes with specific factions by weighting the probability that they'll be used for them.
by FluffyFreak
Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Pioneer development
Topic: Various astronomy news
Replies: 143
Views: 165938

Re: Various astronomy news

https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/news/1672/d ... -eclipses/

Complicated little system of 6 stars!