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    Dev Blog : June 12th 2015

    Discussion in 'Web/Community News' started by Bench, Jun 12, 2015.

    1. Crimson-Artist

      Crimson-Artist Wiki Administrator

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      Have my prayers finally been answered?!
       
    2. Megacrafter127

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      Except that 7 is better than 10 IMO xD
      (I actually manually obliterated the notification about that by erasing all of its files)
       
    3. GreyKnight

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      You'd think the game was still under development or something.
       
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    4. Lecic

      Lecic Convicted Lancake Abuser

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      Why doesn't it match up with the blocks actual HP? Basic has 75, standard has 150, and advanced has 250, doesn't it?
       
    5. Lancake

      Lancake Head of Testing

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      Because then advanced armor is too overpowered. It makes it less punishing to use basic and standard armor. Keep in mind that the block EHP of advanced armor is still extremely high compared to the other blocks. Can't make advanced armor too special :)
       
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    6. Zekester81

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      Long time listener, first time caller... lol. I have been playing around with this game since you first released it for free trial through steam. After some recent games(others), I had decided not to pay for a game until release, and it helps a lot when you're poor. However, I really like what you are doing with this. I have seen a massive transition from when I first started. Even more, I really like what's coming down the pipe yet. Starmade has just sold another copy the next time I have a little cash laying around. I'm really enjoying playing around with this game, even though I have only played it SP. Looking forward to future updates. Well done Starmade team!
       
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    7. Thadius Faran

      Thadius Faran #1 Top Forum Poster & Raiben Jackpot Winner

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      Right now it's five dollars so thats a third of the regular cost. ;)

      Picked up Morrowind for five to
       
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    8. Valiant70

      Valiant70 That crazy cyborg

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      That's still WAY too heavy for a block that literally does nothing.

      Looks like we'll be saying goodbye to advanced hull if this stays. No one will even use it because of its horrible weight to armor ratio.
       
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    9. toasts

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      I mostly just creatively build ships in single players, so maybe someone could fill me in on why the mass value for advanced armor is to be worried about. What exactly does mass effect? And why would I need to refit my ships?

      ~Toast
       
    10. Azereiah

      Azereiah Way gayer than originally thought.

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      Don't think so. Warheads have a tendency to nuke any blocks in their radius.
       
    11. therimmer96

      therimmer96 The Cake Network Staff Senior button unpusher

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      They can still be used as armour. Not Good, but can be used as armour.
       
    12. Azereiah

      Azereiah Way gayer than originally thought.

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      Advanced armor might weigh a lot, but it pretty much makes most weapons worthless until they can get through a ship's armor HP.
      Seriously, try the dev build out. It's scary how good it is, even with the mass rebalancing.

      You can now actually make big, slow, tanky ships that outright refuse to die.
       
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    13. Lancake

      Lancake Head of Testing

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      Advanced armor can have 4000 EHP each while standard is 1600 and basic is 300. In my eyes its mass is totally justified.

      Edit: besides it's known that thrust is going to be reworked at some point, so who knows how much mass will change the core movement mechanics.
       
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    14. godmars

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      THANK YOU. I was wondering why the ship I had been working on (and all the others) were suddenly 2x their original mass. While it does suck everyone basically has to rebuild (or replate really) their ships, Advanced Armor is insanely durable (I had a fighter effectively tanking everything ships of similar size and up could throw at it) and it makes sense to have these changes. For anyone thinking otherwise you should really check out the dev build
       
    15. Thadius Faran

      Thadius Faran #1 Top Forum Poster & Raiben Jackpot Winner

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      I have to rehull everything I have thx to this.
       
    16. Agent_Bladelock

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      Sorry, I meant without me personally having to shoot the other blocks.
       
    17. Jonnygamer

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      What would be cool is if we could send our designs to a file on a Merch store for Starmade and then have them 3D printed and sent to us!!
      as well as having the pistols and guns as another thing to get on the Merch store
      i would really like a reply to this because i want to see what people think of my idea. (not to be a protagonist)
      Jonnygamer
       
    18. Lecic

      Lecic Convicted Lancake Abuser

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      Maybe once the game hits full release. For now, just use your own printer, or contact someone to do it for you. I'm sure someone will end up doing a "get your ship printed" deal, provided Schine doesn't make it against the rules.
       
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