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by nweismuller
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Star Harpy Stewards
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: Star Harpy Stewards

Question, Arioch, since I haven't yet bagged a Steward or other larger Arda Seed ships yet- are there autopsies available for Stewards that shed light on their role in the Arda Seed? No need to tell me what the autopsy says, just whether I should have that to look forward to.
by nweismuller
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Star Harpy Stewards
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: Star Harpy Stewards

I think the implication based on what I've already seen from normal Star Harpy autopsies, the name 'Steward', and my knowledge of the role of standard Star Harpies in the Arda Seed's functioning, is that Stewards are designed to ferry standard Star Harpies around to set up remote mining operations, ...
by nweismuller
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Star Harpy Stewards
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Star Harpy Stewards

First off- I am so very happy to see Star Harpy Stewards introduced- they're the missing link that was needed to address how normal Star Harpies get around. Thank you! On another note, however, there are three elements of actual Steward behavior, two of which are actually inconsistent with their des...
by nweismuller
Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Testing
Topic: Report - Current Bugs and Issues
Replies: 1287
Views: 106468

Re: Report - Current Bugs and Issues

I've not seen it. I honestly found the new railgun animation a cool improvement to the old version.
by nweismuller
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Testing
Topic: Suggest - Features and Improvements
Replies: 614
Views: 58734

Re: Suggest - Features and Improvements

Now that the Tinkers have been introduced, as well as the Gremak, I think it should be a priority to teach the AI about the fine points of tyranny and liberation. The Gremak Empire, Tinkers, and Marauder bands should presumably actively work to enslave/harmonise dissident populations, while other em...
by nweismuller
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Testing
Topic: Stars in Shadow Development Roadmap
Replies: 18
Views: 3935

Re: Stars in Shadow Development Roadmap

Looking forward to the roadmap update. Will be interesting to see what we have to look forward to.
by nweismuller
Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Lore Speculation: the Arda Seed and the Great War
Replies: 19
Views: 441

Re: Lore Speculation: the Arda Seed and the Great War

Yeah, all the evidence I can find seems to suggest a three-sided conflict to me, and some of Praetor Yunki's comments about 'paying for the violence of our ancestors' combined with other bits of lore here and there really suggest to me the ancient Ashdar Empire was not shy about expanding by force.
by nweismuller
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Lore Speculation: the Arda Seed and the Great War
Replies: 19
Views: 441

Re: Lore Speculation: the Arda Seed and the Great War

I'm absolutely certain Humans were not allied with the Ashdar Empire against the Gremak. Humans, after all, still retain a grudge against the Ashdar, at least as much as against the Gremak. And there's a lot of evidence to suggest the old Ashdar Empire was aggressively expansionist, even if not as t...
by nweismuller
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Lore Speculation: the Arda Seed and the Great War
Replies: 19
Views: 441

Re: Lore Speculation: the Arda Seed and the Great War

On the last part, I think it's likely that the Gremak were winning the war, and were the "bad guys". They are slavers, and in game lore hints that they are not above eating their slaves. Further, their marauder bases are stocked with generational chattel slaves that are either Human or As...
by nweismuller
Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Testing
Topic: Report - Current Bugs and Issues
Replies: 1287
Views: 106468

Re: Report - Current Bugs and Issues

Probable bug: refitting a station with loaded space habitats to another design (with the same number of habitats) causes existing population on the old station to disappear. Probably not intended that overhauling the power core to allow science stations and replacing the armor should get rid of the ...
by nweismuller
Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Lore Speculation: the Arda Seed and the Great War
Replies: 19
Views: 441

Lore Speculation: the Arda Seed and the Great War

I think, with the introduction of the Arda Seed and the indication that their efforts largely generate the warp lane network in the local galactic region, we have the hint that may help us understand what happened to disrupt FTL travel for the past 3000 years. We know for the fact that during the Gr...
by nweismuller
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Testing
Topic: Please Report Missing and/or Placeholder Text
Replies: 76
Views: 6059

Re: Please Report Missing and/or Placeholder Text

Xeno-Engineering, Improved Solar Panels, and Autorepair Systems join Subspace Networking as lacking any 'flavor text' for the technology.
by nweismuller
Sun Oct 22, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Testing
Topic: Please Report Missing and/or Placeholder Text
Replies: 76
Views: 6059

Re: Please Report Missing and/or Placeholder Text

Well, the DLC is out, and Subspace Networking remains the one technology I am aware of that lacks any flavor text. (Flavor text would be particularly welcome for Subspace Networking, insofar as it hints at why its primary game effect is cheaper shipbuilding.)
by nweismuller
Sun Oct 22, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Testing
Topic: Report - Current Bugs and Issues
Replies: 1287
Views: 106468

Re: Report - Current Bugs and Issues

Tinker Juggernaut mounts about 1/3 of its weapon mix in missiles/torpedoes. Should it not get built in munition storage like the human battleship (same class ship, human ship carries less missile compliment but has built in storage)? Unlike Humans, Tinkers get free in-battle ammunition replenishmen...
by nweismuller
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Testing
Topic: Report - Current Bugs and Issues
Replies: 1287
Views: 106468

Re: Report - Current Bugs and Issues

Just got Tinkers asking for food in a diplomatic event, citing famine on Dzibix. Tinkers should probably be exempted from generating food request events.

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