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Bugs / Re: .72 running slow?
« on: November 13, 2018, 02:45:33 AM »
I just did a fresh install, and the slowness remains.  Is there something wrong with .72?

Bugs / .72 running slow?
« on: November 13, 2018, 02:38:31 AM »
I've got Asciisec in one folder and a copy in another.  I downloaded .72 and copied the files over my base Asciisec, and games run out of that folder run really slowly.  Games run out of the copy (.71) run just fine.  Has anyone else experienced a slowdown?  Did I install .72 incorrectly?


Bugs / Re: Can't get to person -- fixer mission
« on: December 21, 2013, 12:38:39 AM »
Thanks so much.  You can tell I love your game--I've been playing it for a month and a half!  Now I need to try the Quests...

When I'm employed again, I will have to Make a Donation. :)

Bugs / Re: Can't get to person -- fixer mission
« on: December 20, 2013, 08:11:11 PM » is the link, though.

Bugs / Re: Can't get to person -- fixer mission
« on: December 20, 2013, 07:31:23 PM »
Quote from: "Christian Knudsen"
I could've sworn I'd already fixed this, but it seems my fix only made sure he didn't spawn inside the building. He can still spawn in the doorway. D'oh! You can either send me a savegame on Basin, and I can use Cheat Engine to move the mission character to a spot where you can reach him, or if you know how to use Cheat Engine, you can just do it yourself. :)

I haven't a clue how to use Cheat Engine, but "teach a man to fish" and all that.  If it's not overly challenging, if you tell me what to do, I can fix it. :)

Bugs / Re: Can't get to person -- fixer mission
« on: December 20, 2013, 05:01:56 PM »
I jumped out of the system and jumped back.  He's still there.  Everyone else is reset.

Anyone know how much of a setback it'll deal to my fixer rep?  :(

Bugs / Can't get to person -- fixer mission
« on: December 20, 2013, 04:38:23 AM »
On Basin in Loye system, I am supposed to deliver something to a character--who is in that isolated building with one pixel of clearing around it.  There's no way to get to him.  I have tried launching and landing in the hopes it will re-deploy the people, but he's still there.  What do I do?

Bugs / Re: Increasing slowness
« on: November 13, 2013, 11:14:05 PM »
It's not too slow a computer.  A laptop of 2009 vintage.

Bugs / Re: Increasing slowness
« on: November 13, 2013, 12:28:02 PM »
It seemed like everything was running more slowly  I particularly noticed it in the autopilot.

I couldn't tell if it was a fleet--there were several draymans and a zillion Talons :)

Bugs / Increasing slowness
« on: November 12, 2013, 09:05:19 PM »
I've noticed that the game is getting slower and slower the more I play it.  Not in a single session, but in a single campaign.  I'm wondering if there are more and more ships being generated.  I popped into TC-101, and there were DOZENS of pirates in the asteroid belt.  I don't know if I could ever clean them out...

General / Re: Thank you for that great game!
« on: November 12, 2013, 09:04:01 PM »
Will it still be top-down like ASCII Sector, or 1st-person like the original Privateer?

I like the simplicity of the top-down.  I like how you can speed through the dull parts, too (i.e. autopilot).  One big problem with current games is the need to slog through everything at a slow speed.  Like in an MMO, you have to walk from place to place, and there's no fast forward.  I hate that.  I prefer the old games where you just skipped the non-eventful stuff easily.

If I want to walk, I'll go to the store! :)

Everything Else / Re: Any plan to continue AS?
« on: November 11, 2013, 11:16:02 PM »
I love the simplicity of this game.  I would love it if the final upgrades described upthread would be implemented.

Please? :)

General / Has this game been abandoned?
« on: November 11, 2013, 12:17:24 PM »
I haven't seen a CK post in two years.  Anyone know?

General / Re: post any tips or tricks here!
« on: November 11, 2013, 12:14:00 PM »
I get scanned all the time, and I have max friendly status.  I do have $9000 in fines, though.  Accidental scan running.

General / Re: Most payed mission
« on: November 10, 2013, 09:26:20 PM »
Quote from: "GLI"
Quote from: "mr0t"
I recall from doing merchants' guild missions with a Drayman and full merchant reputation, there were usually numerous transport missions above 100k, some above 200k.. involving shipping ludicrous quantities of goods, but still worth mentioning.

Yeah, when I was flying Drayman I had just few missions with net income c.a. 200k. It was very rare to find mission that allow to fill up Drayman's cargo hold. Once I've transported over 1200 Gems ("Transport Mission")... but I had to buy it for ridiculous big price (not at "a producer") so an income was relative small. I skipped "commodity events" back then so I don't know what can be achieved in this way.

Drayman is good for hunting pirates for their potential cargo (especially when 202 units of hidden compartment were installed). With 20 EMPT player is able to disable up to 20 ships (at best). If 5 of them had full cargo then player can get (together with equipment and money loot) c.a. 50k-80k (depends on "contraband"). This ship could be excellent for such task if one of available upgrades was "munition store"... or even Disabler Cannon. :heh:

Is it possible to buy a hidden compartment if the pirates hate you?

I have had legit missions pay 60K in profit at least.

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