# electricpants

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1. ## electricpants

i'm now starting a remake of a certain old mod of mine.

(shh--i didn't say that out loud)

1. Noice, which one?

2. ## electricpants

so i used to be pretty adamant that ksp wasn't getting a sequel

1. Then SMACK

I was kinda the same with Stellaris, but after the announcement for KSP2, it makes sense now. And now I'm wondering if Stellaris should get it too in a couple years

2. i wanna say that stellaris probably won't get a sequel

but look how that turned out with ksp, so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ who knows

3. ## electricpants    KerikBalm

so i saw you 2016 topic of adding an ocean to duna, and i thought it could help me in my endeavors since i need to raise kerbin's sea level, and i think it would be related. could you tell me how you did it, if you can?

1. Do you have kopernicus?

What you want to do is add a vertex height offset to lower the terrain (the ocean will always be 0 elevation). This will make the planet slightly smaller, so if you want, you can increase the radius by the same amount you lower the terrain, but this will change the mass of the planet a bit unless you slightly lower surface gravity (since in KSP, surface gravity decreases at higher elevations).

For example: If you apply a vertex offset of 2km (lower terrain 2k), then increase kerbin's radius by 2km (which raises the ocean 2km), to have kerbin have the same mass, you need to set the surface gravity to be what it was on unmodified Kerbin at 2km high.

For my part, I wasn't worried by Duna's effective radius going from 320km to 319.25km.

Here's the file for Duna:

Kopernicus:AFTER[Kopernicus]
{
%Body[Duna]
{
@Atmosphere
{
oxygen = True
atmosphereMolarMass = 0.03981
pressureCurve
{
key = -0.5 101.25 0 -188
key = 0 6.755 -188 -0.0007
key = 12000 1.276 -0.000223 -0.000223
key = 20000 0.241 -4.22E-05 -4.22E-05
key = 35000 0.015 -2.787075E-06 -2.787075E-06
key = 50000 0 0 0
}
temperatureCurve
{
key = 0 281 0 -0.0004261126
key = 1000 272.8 -0.000573325 -0.000573325
key = 25000 153.7 -0.001877083 -0.001877083
key = 30000 150 0 0
key = 45000 150 0 0
key = 50000 160 0.003746914 0
}
}// close atmosphere
@ScaledVersion
{
Material
{
texture = MIP/Rald/PluginData/Duna_Color.png
normals = MIP/Rald/PluginData/Duna_Normal.png
}
} // close scaledversion
@Orbit
{
@referenceBody = Rald // Kerbin
inclination = 2.118
eccentricity = 0.01515
semiMajorAxis = 5740081.551931  // was 5740082.680519
longitudeOfAscendingNode = 180
argumentOfPeriapsis = 0
meanAnomalyAtEpoch = 3.14000010490417
epoch = 0
} // close orbit
@Properties
{
tidallyLocked = True
sphereOfInfluence = 2151572
geeASL = 0.376 // default is 0.3
}//close properties
@PQS
{
%Mods
{
VertexHeightOffset
{
offset = -750
order = 9999999
enabled = True
}

VertexHeightMap {} // this is the original one, we don't want to change that
VertexHeightMap
{
offset = 0
deformity = -2700
order = 999999999
}
VertexColorMapBlend
{
blend = 0.0
}
VertexColorMapBlend
{
map = MIP/Rald/PluginData/Duna_Color_Close.png
blend = 1
order = 9999993
enabled = True
name = _LandClass
index = 0
}
VertexColorMap
{
map = MIP/Rald/PluginData/Duna_Color_Close.png
order = 500
enabled = True
}
}//close mods
}//close PQS
Ocean
{
minLevel = 2
maxLevel = 16
minDetailDistance = 16
}//close Ocean
}//close Body
}// Close Kopernicus

2. yeah, i do have kopernicus :p how else could i be testing the mod

thanks though, i'll try it out to see if that works!

4. ## electricpants

guess who's back

back again

1. Hello there

5. ## electricpants

Oh great, another 'How does I do this thing?' moment...

...

Has anyone figured out the grand mystery of changing ocean height?

I made Kerbin like, super big so it would match up to GJ 581c

but now the oceans are way too low:

Uuuuuuuuugh I hate asking these kinds of questions but I need to know :'(

6. ## electricpants

569 rep my guys

why am i so immature...

7. ## electricpants

um yeah i was gone for like three months

i wasn't busy

i literally just forgot to be here for three entire months .

1. Can relate. I've forgotten to update some sites for months xD

8. ## electricpants

For some reason I'm terrified of going underwater in google earth/maps

9. ## electricpants

Holy excrements I'm posting here again

1. Yes... you are

10. ## electricpants

Yay!

500 rep!

(not exactly, I fell asleep, so I missed 500, but oh well. )

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2. I don't think you can truly say gg until I get 1000 rep. (Which'll probably take another year, lol)

3. More rep-More "fame"-More likes per post

Why do you think every Vanamode's or any other popular dude getting a ton of likes even if it literally says nothing?

Its going to be quick, and unrelevant.

Likes don't matter.

4. True that.

11. ## electricpants

You know when you watch one of those "How __ is/are made *THE DISGUSTING TRUTH*" videos and you think "I want __"?

12. ## electricpants    ProtoJeb21

Seriously though, you should probably fix those rivers for 1f and 1g, they look like they were made in MS Paint!

Just a little thing that kind of ruins the good looks of those planets IMO.

13. ## electricpants

Sorry about being gone for so long, damned laptop broke again, and I totally forgot I could access this forum on my tablet.

14. ## electricpants

England: Has anyone seen America?

Canada: Hold on, I got this

Canada: Bill Nye the science guy

America: *cRASHES THROUGH DOOR*

America: BILL BILL BILL BILL BILL

The sad thing is that it's true.

I'm from America and i'm listening to 10 hrs of BILL BILL BILL BILL BILL and I actually enjoy it.

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2. You're right it does start getting addicting after the first 5 minutes.

3. It's addicting from the start for Americans XD

4. Maybe it is delayed for me because I am part Colombian...

15. ## electricpants

5/13/2017 - 1 year anniversery of somebody finding an electric pair of pants.

1. Those were built decades ago, wrong anniversary

JK happy anniversary!

2. Why thank you, sir!

16. ## electricpants

400 rep!

Thanks to @max_creative for getting me up 1 point to 400!

17. ## electricpants

11:58 PM, 4/28/2017:

360 NOSCOPE!

(I have 360 rep!)

1. Congrats!

18. ## electricpants    ProtoJeb21

Look at Spaceception's follower list.

2 other people have the same avatar as you XD

19. ## electricpants

Guess who's B-day is it today?

1. Ghandi's

2. Jar jar's!

20. ## electricpants

@ProtoJeb21, is there anything wrong with this config?

cfg:

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2. When you have Kittopia installed, you can open it up in-game by pressing ctrl+p. There's a section called "Scaled Space Updater." In there you will find "Update Scaledversion." Click on that to load your heightmap onto the planet.

3. It worked! (I think, Phoenix's light is so dim I'm having a hard time trying to tell)

I know how to use Kittopia, btw.

4. Can you find anything I did wrong in the cfg? (I don't want to post this to the Kopernicus thread just yet, because the planet shows up as Laythe, so it's highly likely it's a mistake on my part)

21. ## electricpants    The White Guardian

Hey TWG, how do you calculate pressureCurve for an atmosphere?

1. Depends. You can take Kerbin's curve and scale it down, or do things the hard way.

I make an atmosphere nowadays by first coming up with a composition, and then calculating the atmosphere properties: density, molar mass, temperature (using the distance from Kerbol and the guesstimated albedo) and surface pressure. I then create a temperature curve by hand before converting it to polynomials, and then enter all that data into a spreadsheet to create a basic atmosphere model and see what would be a good altitude terminator. Then I just pick a few altitudes and log the pressure data as pressure decreases exponentially with altitude.

This method may sound awfully confusing and overcomplicated but after @OhioBob walked me through it I understand it all and will soon make a video explaining the whole process, which is actually rather straightforward once you know what to do.

22. ## electricpants    Galacticvoyager

174.54.64.144

See if that works.

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2. Ugh, I don't know how to work DMP.

Could you set up the server?

3. Nope...

4. I guess I'll try again later.

23. ## electricpants

@ProtoJeb21 and @Spaceception, wanna do a multiplayer/collab thing (With DMP or some other mod like that)?

If yes, please don't use scatterer because I have a sh*t PC.

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2. PM me the IP?

3. I don't have a laptop for KSP right now, so maybe at some other time

24. ## electricpants    ProtoJeb21

Whatever happened to KDS?

1. ....

Well, I have a semi-completed version 0.4 on my computer. I'll (hopefully) get back to it after finishing Trappist-1. I'm kinda in a race, if you would call it, against some other guys who are also making their own Trappist-1 recreations.

2. Well I'll have to download yours! (Because I can trust it to be good)

25. ## electricpants    Galacticvoyager

Is there something I liked that I might want you to revisit?

(PLZ Hagito!)