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by Walter
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Gameplay and Features
Topic: Galaxy Map - Manually Plot Route
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Re: Galaxy Map - Manually Plot Route

I believe they had to set up a comms channel that's used exclusively for this very topic.
by Walter
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you doing (ingame) now?
Replies: 10790
Views: 580444

Re: What are you doing (ingame) now?

de Carabas wrote:I got triple Elite this morning :D

Four and a half years. What was the hurry? ;)
by Walter
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Elite: Dangerous Videos
Topic: Ravine Jumping in Chi Herculis
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Re: Ravine Jumping in Chi Herculis

I spent six weeks on Kumay going round the planet starting and ending at Bridger Town during the First Great Planetary Expedition. Anyone who enjoys travelling by SRV would find almost any part of the route challenging and entertaining: http://buckyballracing.org.uk/kumay.html One member of the grou...
by Walter
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Hardware and Technical
Topic: Hmmmmm......Choices......Choices
Replies: 43
Views: 1679

Re: Hmmmmm......Choices......Choices

IPD is the one measurement they don't have to give you on request.
by Walter
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Questions for seasoned explorers
Replies: 4
Views: 533

Re: Questions for seasoned explorers

Never hurts to try.
by Walter
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Questions for seasoned explorers
Replies: 4
Views: 533

Re: Questions for seasoned explorers

It's unlikely that any significant objects remain undiscovered, particularly nebulae as they are such obvious targets. If you travel directly towards a nebula you will also find most of the systems you pass through have also been tagged. I spent some months in the Tenebrae region, which you would ha...
by Walter
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Gameplay and Features
Topic: Question about exploration
Replies: 9
Views: 1174

Re: Question about exploration

The discovery scanner module doesn't exist anymore. What you need to look at is how to use the FSS (Full spectrum System Scanner). You're absolutely right, I'm thinking in the past - and I've been far out on the galactic rim for the past six months using this updated system. The FSS is quite slick ...
by Walter
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Gameplay and Features
Topic: Question about exploration
Replies: 9
Views: 1174

Re: Question about exploration

It sounds as if you are relying on the default Discovery Scanner, which has a limited range. You need to upgrade to the Advanced Discovery Scanner and capture the whole system at one go.
by Walter
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: First They Came For My Truss Rod
Replies: 9
Views: 491

Re: First They Came For My Truss Rod

As long as they left your truss you're good for another day.
by Walter
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Gameplay and Features
Topic: Ship won't land after recall
Replies: 11
Views: 987

Re: Ship won't land after recall

I've done everything I wanted to do in nothing bigger than a Python, but do use an Anaconda occasionally.

I forgot the fourth option, which you may encounter: falling off a cliff in a terminal manner - puts you back in your ship with SRV and cargo lost.

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