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13 Feb 2018 02:26

Falk76, check the main page of the site, there should be a guide for it.  It's a bit too in depth to explain here.
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14 Feb 2018 01:59

Hi :) Have I read the instructions for adding the ships. OMG that is really complicated. :( Would it be possible that you offer your USS Discovery for download? That would be really great :) mfg Falk 
 
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21 Feb 2018 02:58

I just had to get that Interstellar mod, I loved the movie.  If only the wormholes actually worked, I have flown ships through the one around Saturn a few times and it looks incredible but ending up in the same place you started makes it significantly less fun than it could be.  Hopefully linking wormholes is a planned feature for Space Engine.
 
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02 May 2018 15:20

Any chance of the Sulaco or other Aliens ships being released any time soon?  I need to suppress an Alien infestation on LV-426!
 
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04 May 2018 06:49

Seconding the more ships from the Alien canon, as much of a cluster ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎ as it is now. I've modded the music to be Jerry Goldsmith's soundtracks to both Alien and Outland, and it's fantastically eerie.

A big bulky used up rotting space ship would work perfectly
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04 May 2018 10:13

Stab74, Posadism is Now,

I haven't finished touching them up, as I plan to update them more for 0.9.9.0, but here is a pak that should work with 0.9.8.0.  The dropship is still pretty broken so don't expect perfection nor consider this a proper release.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1v2CZZ ... obUkw0HM1w

This pak has Narcissus, Nostromo, Sulaco, UD-4L Dropship, and the Juggernaut

Sulaco and Juggernaut ships are from kipster's thread here
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The remaining ships I will have to check where they came from.
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05 May 2018 10:45

[quote="DoctorOfSpace"][ref]Stab74[/ref], [ref]Posadism is Now[/ref],

I haven't finished touching them up, as I plan to update them more for 0.9.9.0, but here is a pak that should work with 0.9.8.0.  The dropship is still pretty broken so don't expect perfection nor consider this a proper release.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1v2CZZ ... obUkw0HM1w

This pak has Narcissus, Nostromo, Sulaco, UD-4L Dropship, and the Juggernaut

Sulaco and Juggernaut ships are from [ref]kipster[/ref]'s thread here
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=322

The remaining ships I will have to check where they came from.[/quote]

I read you didn't really like the design of the Nostromo itself because of the problem of its engines, but you could always avoid that by keeping it in dock with its refinery, and keeping the refinery the ship without any ignition effects required really. You would think that would be a nightmare with all the forest of aircraft model kits they desecrated in its design, but I would find it fun making that sort of thing. I guess it's a difference in which direction of scifi we love, the retro sleek of older Star Trek or the recession grime and filth of aged utility in Star Wars, and especially Alien; I definitely prefer the latter, with the full creativity of Ron Cobb working with John Molo on display. Won't deny it's tough modeling though.

I love Alien a bit more, I know it's kind of like "Well who would want any of the spaceships from that", but I just kind of relate to space in an empty and uncaring entity towards any kind of romanticism, sort of way. Just like Alien predicted space is as empty of humanity as space travel is, the dream of a collective nations coming together in peace is fanciful and the bleak reality is skeevy corporate controlled corner cut space travel is alive and thriving.

I guess what I'm saying is that I love when I get my pessimism dominating my space vs my optimism dominating my space. Plus Ron Cobb designs are just cool. I'm a bit more inspired by the sets and designs of the first Alien, for whatever reason, and I'd love a bit of a darker take on it.

If you need any reference, there's plenty here: https://imgur.com/a/VWsI3
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05 May 2018 13:36

I suspended work on PBR Trek ships due to weird shader changes but it seems the most recent build has those issues fixed, I have also found a way to preserve specular shine and tiling while benefiting from PBR and the environmental wrap.  The downside with PBR is you can only have two ships on screen at a time or else the rendering bugs out. It is still a tedious process to edit them all so I may only do a few of them and slowly convert them.

Tuskin38, you might find these to your liking

Voyager has some weird speckling going on, I may try to fix that
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Enterprise D came out really superb
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Enterprise E is fairly decent, might need to be tweaked a bit
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NX ships really shine
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Shenzhou with corrected PBR map looks like it should now
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Discovery really came out nice and has that nice bronze/copper shine, if any ship should be using PBR this is it
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18 May 2018 14:17

Amazing...just simply amazing....well done.  Hope we get to enjoy these ships and the next version of SE some day.
 
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18 May 2018 19:38

DoctorOfSpace wrote:
Source of the post Tuskin38, you might find these to your liking

They're beautiful!
 
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29 May 2018 05:32

Where is Pandora? when i search for pandora its next to neptune
 
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29 May 2018 06:45

Efe35 wrote:
Source of the post Where is Pandora? when i search for pandora its next to neptune

This is because of the non-unique name. Neptune has a moon called Polyphemus. The 'ParentBody' for Pandora is Polyphemus, so it can happen that Pandora appears at Neptune.
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Put it in 'addons\catalogs\planets'.
I gave the planet Polyphemus an additional name - 'Polyphemus (Avatar)' - and took it as 'ParenBody' for Pandora. (And for the other moons of Polyphemus.)
I have done the same with some other planets that can cause problems.
 
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04 Jun 2018 22:54

DoctorOfSpace wrote:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1v2CZZanJyb1J6Lg5gIq02LobUkw0HM1w

This pak has Narcissus, Nostromo, Sulaco, UD-4L Dropship, and the Juggernaut

Are you able to rebuild the smoothing groups on the Sulaco?
Sulaco smoothing.jpg

Also, the name of the Marine corps faction should be changed to U.S. Colonial Marines, and Nostromo and Narcissus probably need to be placed in a new faction called Weyland-Yutani.
 
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Source of the post Mods will be posted occasionally as I have a lot of updating left to do.

I can't wait for more of the real ones! I fought that those were the best of all of them, do you think you can do the pioneers?
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19 Jul 2018 23:24

Lack of lit up registry is a bit of a bummer, but I can't be bothered doing the work on it.

Same place I got the Discovery, much more accurate than the previously posted DSC Enterprise

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