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  1. Today's most frequently asked question of 2019 that was never asked is, "Are you dead?"

    Answer: Not yet.




    Well, at least online, apparently ;-;

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    2. Kernel Kraken

      Kernel Kraken

      How did you know!?

    3. Earthlinger


      Ack! We've been discovered!

    4. Sidestrafe2462


      <pew pew> Now you are! I was right he is dead

  2. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

    Great Saint Baloney O__o I'd like to see this loaded with oerlikons on the bottom ..... You're using ramjets. On a boat (well, ship). Those engines are made for high altitudes at supersonic speeds, not 30 m/s. They're great on faster airplanes but at sea level you're just trading 35% extra thrust for 330% higher fuel consumption. At sea level, panthers have the exact same stats with the afterburner switched on and have a greater gimbal range. Use the panthers XD
  3. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

    - Oh dear squiggly doodles ack *hides*
  4. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

    Yep :D It's aesthetically sleek, fast for its size, and those guns :O Though, since Tweakscale is allowed, you should perhaps consider armoring the landing deck. Though I guess those massive MK3 parts already have pretty high impact tolerances... Well you seem to have an entire book thought out there. You should write a mini series or fanfic based on that lore....if you haven't already ;)
  5. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

    I wonder how many parts an actual supercomputer would be able to run... O_O
  6. Earthlinger


    Psh. Don't be ridiculous - it's obviously @kerbiloid's immortal dinosaur :D
  7. Earthlinger

    Say Hello to The Rep Grand Group! [07/19/16 UPDATE!]

    I just noticed on this thread that @Just Jim's profile picture changed O_O My world has been upended
  8. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

    I'm starting to wonder just how effective my swarm ships are going to be in the face of the new armor mechanics lol. I may come up with something lightly shielded (say, 150-200 parts....oof) :)
  9. So this thread is (was?) incredibly popular, and though it's likely to grind along with some semblance of progress, there's probably not going to be any sort of serious innovation unless someone like @exbyde continuously meets the demands of running dogfights (Exbyde, before you start panicking, no I'm not suggesting you start running things again). My point is that this thread is inactive due to the nature of the way the competition itself is run. Take my thread on Naval Battles - it's been around longer, and has far less posts, but it receives surges of activity according to people's interest in the concept of wet navy warfare, as opposed to according to how effectively the OP can keep up with submissions. This thread enters stasis the way it does because its existence relies on someone taking the burden of running dozens of time consuming dogfights. It's just not a sustainable way of running a challenge this popular. Granted, we could get multiple people to run battles, but that's only spreading out the problem, and finding people who possess the time, motivation and hardware to do as such would be difficult. Someone might pick up the mantle someday, but considering the thread's popularity and focus, I think it might be more convenient to.....reevaluate its aim, and maybe change the nature of what it's about. Say, perhaps shifting the rules such that people run their own dogfights (1v1 or 3v3, depending on the person's computer quality) in a two-person system, or expanding the discussion to include R&D, etc. Basically I'm saying that the thread is in danger of going kaput and extinct, and that we should probably do something about it.
  10. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

    I'm not very familiar with the technicalities surrounding missiles, but the BDA should theoretically use it automatically. If the problem is according to range, then the limitation might be due to the missile's max range (either the default max or the max as specified in the weapon manager, which you can change).
  11. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

    Sure, if you want them up I can add them.
  12. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

    @Everyone *Forgets this isn't discord* Sigh. Anyways: I updated the OP, though I'll be tweaking it over the weeks. One of the sections I added is a list (contained within a spoiler) of notable ships featured in the thread. The plan is to include an image or two of each, a brief description as written by the creator, and some statistics. It would be a sort of showcase/gallery of all the the craft produced by the thread, possibly with download links included. However, I'm lazy and usually tight on time, so I'm not going to trawl the thread for every vessel. Rather, whoever wants to have their craft featured on the OP should PM me the screenshots they want to include, and the description. Plus the stats, if they want. Is that fine with everyone? Yes? Okay.
  13. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

    I'm imaging this on a tweakscaled aircraft carrier....
  14. Earthlinger

    Naval Warfare

  15. I thought it was slightly over 400 but apparently 350-390 has been, historically, the more common range -__O