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JUMP DRIVE safest method

Discussion in 'Multiplayer' started by Lacart, Oct 27, 2017.

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  1. Lacart Trainee Engineer

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    Hello all, been reading around about the JD issues, with connectors, with other ships attatched through landing gear, death in diferent states of inertia stabs etc,etc so... so here is my questions if anyone might have experienced or know.

    I have a large ship that i want to jump to a gps point and it has attatched a small and another large ship to it by landing gear.
    What is the proper setup/way of making the jump without all ships drifting or things exploding or whatever, is there a safe (combination) way?

    JD ship inertia damps on or off?
    JD ship moving at the moment of jump yes or no?
    Attatched ships inertia damps on or off?

    or any other thing i might not know that need done to jump safely? ;o)

    Thanks
     
  2. Roxette Senior Engineer

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    Attach a rabbit's foot to the front of the ship, decorate it with a pentacle, or an LCD panel with your prayer of choice :) My experience (on mp servers) is that the issues occur almost randomly and there's no recipe that's guaranteed to avoid it...

    [​IMG]
     
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  3. Forcedminer Senior Engineer

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    batten down all hatches and doors! close all sails! secure all booty and rum!

    I have used jumpdrives before containing a landing gear docked ship.

    just ensure ships aren't connected via connector as they aren't *really* secured.
    ensure rotors and pistons if any are safety override locked.
    ensure there isnt any loose component parts rattling around in your ship.
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    but most importantly.......save....in fact...save as...encase the game wants to laugh at you and auto save after you jump drive
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    if you're on a server......as roxette said....say a pray and hope for the best
     
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  4. Soup Toaster Apprentice Engineer

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    I don't have any experience with multiplayer, but wouldn't it be best to use merge blocks to stick everything together? What about a large block rotor with a small block head with a small merge to stick your small ship to? I should really play some multiplayer...
     
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