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  1. Hello there. So I am looking for recommendations on a good exoplanet mod (mod that adds planets outside of the kerbol system) and was wondering if people knew of a good mod of decent quality that they can recommend? Thank you.
  2. Considering that I just moved from KSP 1.3.1 to 1.8.1, I'm assuming that I'm missing some big change that happened?
  3. Just tried it in 1.8.1. Works like a champ for me.
  4. I'm having a tough time with getting this mod installed. So I install the "RealExoplanets" and "REX-Textures" folder over to gamedata, and I get the following error message on startup: And my Kopernicus log: [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target timeScale in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Double]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target scale in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Double]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target Epoch in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Double]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target useOnDemand in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Boolean]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target useOnDemandBiomes in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Boolean]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target onDemandLoadOnMissing in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Boolean]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target onDemandLogOnMissing in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Boolean]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target onDemandUnloadDelay in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Int32]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target useManualMemoryManagement in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Boolean]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target mainMenuBody in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (System.String) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target maxViewingDistance in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Double]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target scaledSpaceFaderMult in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Double]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target force3DOrbits in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.NumericParser`1[System.Boolean]) [LOG 21:39:01]: Parsing Target self in (Kopernicus.Configuration.Loader) as (System.Collections.Generic.List`1[Kopernicus.ConfigParser.BuiltinTypeParsers.StringCollectionParser]) [LOG 21:39:01]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Sun [LOG 21:39:02]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Moho [LOG 21:39:02]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Eve [LOG 21:39:02]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Gilly [LOG 21:39:02]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Kerbin [LOG 21:39:03]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Mun [LOG 21:39:03]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Minmus [LOG 21:39:03]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Duna [LOG 21:39:03]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Ike [LOG 21:39:04]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Dres [LOG 21:39:04]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Jool [LOG 21:39:04]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Laythe [LOG 21:39:04]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Vall [LOG 21:39:04]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Tylo [LOG 21:39:05]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Bop [LOG 21:39:05]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Pol [LOG 21:39:06]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Eeloo [LOG 21:39:07]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Nissee [LOG 21:39:09]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Thatmo [LOG 21:39:10]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Neidon [LOG 21:39:12]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Plock [LOG 21:39:13]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Sarnus [LOG 21:39:14]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Urlum [LOG 21:39:15]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Karen [LOG 21:39:17]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Hale [LOG 21:39:18]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Ovok [LOG 21:39:20]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Slate [LOG 21:39:22]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Tekto [LOG 21:39:24]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Polta [LOG 21:39:26]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Priax [LOG 21:39:27]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Tal [LOG 21:39:29]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Wal [LOG 21:39:30]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: AlphaCentauriA [LOG 21:39:31]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: AlphaCentauriB [LOG 21:39:31]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: AlphaCentauri [LOG 21:39:32]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: ProximaCentaurib [LOG 21:39:33]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: ProximaCentauri [LOG 21:39:34]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Barnardb [LOG 21:39:35]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Loaded Body: Barnard [LOG 21:39:35]: [Kopernicus]: Configuration.Loader: Failed to load Body: TauCetie: Object reference not set to an instance of an object [LOG 21:39:37]: [Kopernicus] RuntimeUtility Started [LOG 21:39:37]: StarLightSwitcher.Awake(): Begin So of course my question what did I screw up?
  5. I posted a config out on the OPM thread for Tekto. I am still working on the gas giants and ice giants.
  6. Ok, someone give that config a try. It requires KPS 1.5, Astronomer's Pack, and OPM. I took and updated this: https://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/102589-cloud-configurations-for-outer-planets-mod-last-update-20150923/ to the new stuff. Because of this, this config is a derivative work and is licensed under the same license as the original. Right now it's Tekto only. I will be working on the other planets coming forward. This isn't perfect and is considered an alpha. License: CC-BY-NC-SA https://www.dropbox.com/s/1uuxln9bqfbuib5/Tekto.cfg?dl=0
  7. Still not perfect yet, but it's an improvement. the older mod that I'm reviving used the color (RGB:0,204,153) for the "green" effect. But I'm wondering if we don't need a more subtle green instead of the lime green the original is using. I did however, add lightning effects for a more menacing environment as a craft is descending.
  8. Logs is a huge help to anyone attempting to help. Also, may I ask what folder did you drop the OPM files in? Out of curiousity, what version of EVE are you running?
  9. I might have a test config file in the next day or so, depends on how far I get tonight and much my day job holds me down tomorrow. On another note, don't I remember that Slate may have had a cloud config, either by astronomer's or another mod? I know someone way back in 2014 did one for a lot of moons in KSP (such as where there was this one cool mod that gave Moho a dust layer).
  10. On 1.3.1 I used OPM-VO, it was ok, but not my personal preference.
  11. So, a mod that I really, really miss pretty badly is the old "Clouds for Outer Planets" mod, especially since, back in the day, I would commonly load up Astronomer's Pack Interstellar, OPM, and then the cloud config for OPM and Astronomer's. Well, see the below screenshots; it's not perfect, but it seems like a good start... EDIT: The below screenshots were taken from a 1.5 install running the most recent Outer Planets mod, Astronomer's Pack, a post processing mod that's recently popular, and a config from the old "Clouds for Outer Planets" mod that I partially converted to the newer EVE format.
  12. I'm restarting from scratch tonight, for the first time in, oh dear years. I had OPM and Astronomer's back a while ago early on around 2015, 2014, somewhere around there and I had the astronomer's pack addon for OPM back in the day. I'm going to try both actually. Hmm I wonder how difficult those configs are...
  13. Not bad. In all honesty, with Kerbal, you will have zero problems with that setup. Do you mind me asking how much is that laptop? I currently run Kerbal on an Alienware 14 R4, with an Intel i7-6700HQ, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB stolid state, a 1 TB storage drive, and a GeForce GTX 1070. I did not get the 4k screen, since even with the 1080p screen I can still attach the laptop to my 65" 4k curved Samsung and get the 4k resolution (saved me $300). My alienware has a better video card than my desktop. Since nVidia now has full GPUs available for mobile, it's made, IMHO, mobile gaming more cost effective. Yes, I know, some people would argue with that point (and that's fine). Plus I got a laptop this time around since it allows me to setup virtually anywhere in the house; I can put the Alienware in my lap while in bed. Or take it elsewhere for Starcraft Remastered lan parties
  14. looking forward to the mission builder. I would be greatly interested in the exact mechanics of it though; it would be cool if the mission builder allowed us to plan out maneuver nodes before a launch. I think this is a first good expansion, but I would like to see more eventually, such as either stock life support or gas giant 2.
  15. Thank you very much. It's a new servicing craft; just getting it broken in. Not easy. Moho is the hardest planet to get a picture of with CactEye. The way I've done it in the past is close the aperture, select "control from here" from the CactEye module, use MechJeb's SAS to line the scope up, and then open the aperture.
  16. Pretty screeny of a CactEye deployment.
  17. I've been wanting Gas Planet 2 for quite a significant amount of time now. However, the Outer Planets Mod has been holding me over for quite some time now. Both of which would make me like a little girl in a candy shop. However, considering the dev team and KSP dev history, I think it's more likely to be something along the lines of life support.
  18. Not easily. But there are several little dirty secrets to building shuttles. For one, the main engines on the shuttle itself needs to be a high gimbal engine so it can adjust the thrust vector as the main fuel tanks depletes. The second is that these main engines need to be at a 5 to 20 degree angle in order to account for the asymmetric thrust. But for me, the hardest part of a shuttle was not building nor was it getting it into orbit. It was landing the darn thing when there's no fuel left. And this part takes practice.
  19. While I understand the premise of an engine designed specifically for simulating space travel, it is a very tall order and it's something that I think is out of reach for Squad considering their resources. Even then, physics is usually not provided by the game engine itself, but rather a separate physics engine that is for a lack of a better term an addin to the game engine. Unity is great for small development studios because of its low cost of entry. Speaking of which, N-body physics is available through a mod: Now with that being said, I think it is still too soon for any KSP 2.0 project to reach design phase. From what I can tell, KSP 1 still has some market viability, especially if the devs continue developing more features and content. In fact, I would go as far as to say that releasing a KSP 2 as a separate title may be a bad idea market wise, at least at this point, because it would cause the titles to compete with each instead of boosting each others sales.
  20. Camera configs tend to change with updates to KSP. This was one thing that plagued CactEye 2 for the longest time until moarDv pointed it out. It use to be that the visibility of UI objects in a camera object was configurable through the camera object's culling mask. My initial suggestion would be to start with the scaledspace camera object and adjust its culling masks.
  21. Resurrected an old favorite craft of mine. Use to use a design similar to this back in the days of KSP 0.23; it was my workhorse back in the day. Now it's been updated for KSP 1.1.3 and is actually the first generation of this craft to have procedural wings.
  22. I'm with others on here, there's no point to having a debate about this. One of the reasons why I've played KSP for so many years is that with the mod support, it can be customized to fit an individual player's play style. Just because one player prefers automation, and the next prefers information only, doesn't mean we start a debate, argument, religious war, flame war, etc.
  23. Current version of my "Daggertail" unmanned shuttle.
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