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Oxylan
QRDELESH - Mutual Admiration Society
#181 - 2014-02-01 01:14:15 UTC  |  Edited by: Oxylan
Ruskarn Andedare wrote:
Is it when the moons and planets start moving in their orbits, thus making most bookmarks useless?


While i like bookmarks, i think whis would be awesome, orbiting planets and moons... realy cool and realistic stuf.

If it bleed we can kill it.

Dior Rellik
NERFSQUAD
#182 - 2014-02-01 01:29:29 UTC
Herzog Wolfhammer wrote:
Ten Bulls wrote:
Duncan Hausman wrote:
This -> https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&m=4173277#post4173277

Already in the works, and SISI will be stuffed with it...

My 2 cents...



Interesting theory, from the link;

"The universe data contains, for example: the positions for all systems, planets, gates, asteroid belts and the asteroids in these belts... (the new system) gives us much more flexibility for changing game data."

"The current plan is to deploy this in early February"


So the question is, why do they need more flexibility with the positioning of celestial items ?



Because maybe they finally intend for planets and moons to rotate and orbit?

All those bookmarks - there will be ..... tears.....



Why would it mess up boomarks ? When you think about space in real life we are already able to track everything from rotation to orbit. We can even send probes to land on moving objects zooming though space, the moon, space station, asteroids.

And besides there has been enough tears in eve. We need more smiles!
ISD Ezwal
ISD Community Communications Liaisons
#183 - 2014-02-01 02:01:46 UTC
CCP Falcon wrote:
Tick...
Tock...

Bear

Boom?

ISD Ezwal Community Communication Liaisons (CCLs)

Mario Putzo
#184 - 2014-02-01 02:22:31 UTC
Dior Rellik wrote:
Herzog Wolfhammer wrote:
Ten Bulls wrote:
Duncan Hausman wrote:
This -> https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&m=4173277#post4173277

Already in the works, and SISI will be stuffed with it...

My 2 cents...



Interesting theory, from the link;

"The universe data contains, for example: the positions for all systems, planets, gates, asteroid belts and the asteroids in these belts... (the new system) gives us much more flexibility for changing game data."

"The current plan is to deploy this in early February"


So the question is, why do they need more flexibility with the positioning of celestial items ?



Because maybe they finally intend for planets and moons to rotate and orbit?

All those bookmarks - there will be ..... tears.....



Why would it mess up boomarks ? When you think about space in real life we are already able to track everything from rotation to orbit. We can even send probes to land on moving objects zooming though space, the moon, space station, asteroids.

And besides there has been enough tears in eve. We need more smiles!


It varies greatly!

Did you bookmark your position in space, or did you book mark your position in Orbit? The planets and such move through space, space doesn't move with it. If you bookmarked a navigation coordinate that is a location in space, but not specifically in orbit. You could have a bookmark off a planet come back in 2 weeks and go to it and the planet might not be there anymore, depending on its speed of Orbit it could be on the other side of the geographical location you are in!
Herzog Wolfhammer
Sigma Special Tactics Group
#185 - 2014-02-01 04:06:51 UTC  |  Edited by: Herzog Wolfhammer
Mario Putzo wrote:
Dior Rellik wrote:
Herzog Wolfhammer wrote:
Ten Bulls wrote:
Duncan Hausman wrote:
This -> https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&m=4173277#post4173277

Already in the works, and SISI will be stuffed with it...

My 2 cents...



Interesting theory, from the link;

"The universe data contains, for example: the positions for all systems, planets, gates, asteroid belts and the asteroids in these belts... (the new system) gives us much more flexibility for changing game data."

"The current plan is to deploy this in early February"


So the question is, why do they need more flexibility with the positioning of celestial items ?



Because maybe they finally intend for planets and moons to rotate and orbit?

All those bookmarks - there will be ..... tears.....



Why would it mess up boomarks ? When you think about space in real life we are already able to track everything from rotation to orbit. We can even send probes to land on moving objects zooming though space, the moon, space station, asteroids.

And besides there has been enough tears in eve. We need more smiles!


It varies greatly!

Did you bookmark your position in space, or did you book mark your position in Orbit? The planets and such move through space, space doesn't move with it. If you bookmarked a navigation coordinate that is a location in space, but not specifically in orbit. You could have a bookmark off a planet come back in 2 weeks and go to it and the planet might not be there anymore, depending on its speed of Orbit it could be on the other side of the geographical location you are in!



argh

Bring back DEEEEP Space!

Rastafarian God
#186 - 2014-02-01 06:46:29 UTC  |  Edited by: Rastafarian God
For the love of your favorite deity.

Im not an expert on how space works but I do understand it. Some of the posts here lol. It seems like the people that do understand it just dont feel like explaining it.

The orbit VS open space thing does make some sense but even that is still wrong.

A bookmark is not a physical object floating in space so it is not effected by gravity. It is only an XYZ coordinate. If programed correctly at all, a bookmark will not move.. even in "orbit".

Not to mention that the only way to achieve orbit is to be moving fast enough around the planet to counteract its gravity. The faster you are moving the higher the orbit. That is even assuming that you where in the perfect place "apsulaps? I cant remember atm" when you achieved that speed to keep the distance from the planet constant.

To help this make sense. I will reference anchoring a POS. I will be ignoring the fact that "anchoring" and item in space somehow magically counteracts all forces against it for the moment.

If you where to drop a POS outside a moon while not moving like we do. The tower would slowly be pulled to the moons surface. In order for it to stay there you would have to be moving at the perfect speed laterally to the moons gravitational pull for how far away you are when you dropped it. Thus counteracting the moons gravity with inertia.

I know it is really complicated but if you want to get a decent grip on how all this stuff works. Download and play Kerbal Space Program. It is pretty simplified but it will teach you the basics faster then anything else really can. Plus its just a good game. Its the closest to reality that I have ever seen although it is purposely cartoonish for the fun of it.

EDIT = all of EVE takes place within a solar system. At no point in a solar system are you not subject to at least a little gravity from something. Technically it would be impossible to sit still with the engines off anywhere. Those of us who get that just accept the fact that EVE can not make the game that realistic. This is actually one of the few places that KSP simplifies things for you. It limits the distance that gravitation effect would take place to make the game playable by a non astro physicist. Plus the basic physics model does take "some" things lightly, but not much.
DaReaper
Net 7
Cannon.Fodder
#187 - 2014-02-01 07:24:16 UTC
Little Dragon Khamez wrote:
DaReaper wrote:
Mario Putzo wrote:
my hopeful guess is "Project 2" which is hopefully EVA.

But its probably going to be EVE Gate Star becoming visible from anywhere in space.


EVA?


I hope not as I've been there today to take photos.


no i mean what does EVA mean

OMG Comet Mining idea!!! Comet Mining!

Eve For life.

Seras Victoria Egivand
Rockwell Automated Technical Systems
#188 - 2014-02-01 07:32:57 UTC
Rastafarian God wrote:
For the love of your favorite deity.

Im not an expert on how space works but I do understand it. Some of the posts here lol. It seems like the people that do understand it just dont feel like explaining it.

The orbit VS open space thing does make some sense but even that is still wrong.

A bookmark is not a physical object floating in space so it is not effected by gravity. It is only an XYZ coordinate. If programed correctly at all, a bookmark will not move.. even in "orbit".

Not to mention that the only way to achieve orbit is to be moving fast enough around the planet to counteract its gravity. The faster you are moving the higher the orbit. That is even assuming that you where in the perfect place "apsulaps? I cant remember atm" when you achieved that speed to keep the distance from the planet constant.

To help this make sense. I will reference anchoring a POS. I will be ignoring the fact that "anchoring" and item in space somehow magically counteracts all forces against it for the moment.

If you where to drop a POS outside a moon while not moving like we do. The tower would slowly be pulled to the moons surface. In order for it to stay there you would have to be moving at the perfect speed laterally to the moons gravitational pull for how far away you are when you dropped it. Thus counteracting the moons gravity with inertia.

I know it is really complicated but if you want to get a decent grip on how all this stuff works. Download and play Kerbal Space Program. It is pretty simplified but it will teach you the basics faster then anything else really can. Plus its just a good game. Its the closest to reality that I have ever seen although it is purposely cartoonish for the fun of it.

EDIT = all of EVE takes place within a solar system. At no point in a solar system are you not subject to at least a little gravity from something. Technically it would be impossible to sit still with the engines off anywhere. Those of us who get that just accept the fact that EVE can not make the game that realistic. This is actually one of the few places that KSP simplifies things for you. It limits the distance that gravitation effect would take place to make the game playable by a non astro physicist. Plus the basic physics model does take "some" things lightly, but not much.


This is why i never sit at 0 on anything and not orbit lol that and most the time it gets u killed lol..
Little Dragon Khamez
Guardians of the Underworld
#189 - 2014-02-01 11:54:03 UTC
You could just choose to have bookmarks be relative to something like a planet or a moon or even the structure you're watching such as a star gate. When the planet moves the bookmark moves with it, as we're only talking about a mathematical coordinate not a physical object.

Dumbing down of Eve Online will result in it's destruction...

Little Dragon Khamez
Guardians of the Underworld
#190 - 2014-02-01 11:57:45 UTC
DaReaper wrote:
Little Dragon Khamez wrote:
DaReaper wrote:
Mario Putzo wrote:
my hopeful guess is "Project 2" which is hopefully EVA.

But its probably going to be EVE Gate Star becoming visible from anywhere in space.


EVA?


I hope not as I've been there today to take photos.


no i mean what does EVA mean


Extra vehicular activity, exploring wrecks and derelicts in avatar form to get loot. CCP have done some basic prototyping of this, and as much as I'd love to see it, I think it's unlikely to be the source of the countdown clock. It's probably an early release of valkyrie.

Dumbing down of Eve Online will result in it's destruction...

Billy McCandless
The McCandless Clan
#191 - 2014-02-01 12:19:49 UTC
its obfiossly funfist tikkets

"Thread locked for being deemed a total loss." - ISD Ezwal

Celeste Taylor
Ruby Dynasty
#192 - 2014-02-01 12:41:51 UTC
If I'm reading this clock correctly it is counting down to late afternoon CCP time, which would heavily imply it is a countdown to a live announcement from the offices and not actually an in game change which would likely have the countdown synched with downtime. I'm not sure what time of the day changes are made to the store or fanfest tickets, but either way it probably isn't a countdown to an in game patch/update. A live event is also possible.
Beta Maoye
#193 - 2014-02-01 13:15:39 UTC
The EVE universe is going to be divided into 12 sections, each section representing an hour on a clock. Players must fight to the death until only one last survivor remains. Each hour a unique disastrous event will destroy everything in a section. Players will die in the disastrous event if not killed by other players. Cannon sounds are played every time a player is killed. It is a punishment for the past rebellion of whiners, griefers, trolls and flamers against the colossal capitol paramount.
Billy McCandless
The McCandless Clan
#194 - 2014-02-01 13:23:04 UTC
Beta Maoye wrote:
The EVE universe is going to be divided into 12 sections, each section representing an hour on a clock.


Jerome Blake wood bee proud

"Thread locked for being deemed a total loss." - ISD Ezwal

Chirjo Durruti
Doomheim
#195 - 2014-02-01 14:55:34 UTC  |  Edited by: Chirjo Durruti
Minarete wrote:

That is when the full SP reset button is added to the game.


New deployable: quantuum communications inhibitor. range: 2 AU. when you get podded inside its range, your knowledge can't be transferred to your new clone. You get revived with rookie SP count and after a delay that equals travel time of light from pod location to the station where your clone is located. Twisted

HOWTO: No More Tears (solo) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdA4ciUrH-k If you can get me a better crew than THIS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPrtQ9AdoM0 convo me.

Chirjo Durruti
Doomheim
#196 - 2014-02-01 14:58:42 UTC
Pirmasis Sparagas wrote:
It's just a countdown to another countdown witch allows you to count while your AFK mining

Yo dawg, we herd ya like countdowns. So we put a countdown in your countdown so you can count down while you count down?

HOWTO: No More Tears (solo) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdA4ciUrH-k If you can get me a better crew than THIS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPrtQ9AdoM0 convo me.

Hiton Kado
School of Applied Knowledge
Caldari State
#197 - 2014-02-01 16:02:54 UTC
From Rens local chat moments ago: http://imgur.com/SyxMwXk
indiana bones
Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#198 - 2014-02-01 18:56:44 UTC  |  Edited by: indiana bones
Hiton Kado wrote:
From Rens local chat moments ago: http://imgur.com/SyxMwXk



Lawl

How can it be over hyped if the only official statements afaik from CCP about it are:

CCP Falcon wrote:
Tick...
Tock...

Bear



and

CCP Nullarbor wrote:
it's not Half Life 3



Roll
Mario Putzo
#199 - 2014-02-01 20:16:04 UTC  |  Edited by: Mario Putzo
DaReaper wrote:
Little Dragon Khamez wrote:
DaReaper wrote:
Mario Putzo wrote:
my hopeful guess is "Project 2" which is hopefully EVA.

But its probably going to be EVE Gate Star becoming visible from anywhere in space.


EVA?


I hope not as I've been there today to take photos.


no i mean what does EVA mean


Sorry forgot to check back in this thread.

EVA is Extra vehicular activity, as far as I recall it was a side project the "Team Avatar" was working on, back in 2012 or something. It was briefly mentioned in a thread post here some time ago. Essentially its you exploring sites but outside of your ship, I can only assume by entering some old stations or stuff like that, and physically interacting with the environment kind of like a tomb raider thing maybe where you search for treasure, and maybe have to combat others inside the site?

There hasn't been many details about it, but it could logically be implemented especially with the DUST products already providing Gsuits, and Equipment for your Avatar. Some other stuff would probably have to be added (relic/data analyzers that plug into the Gsuit for example).

This is mostly speculation though as the only details are really "EVA will allow players to interact with stuff outside of their ships".


https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=161511&find=unread

(funny enough this topic is now on front page again too.)
Rastafarian God
#200 - 2014-02-02 00:03:52 UTC
3:00pm or 15:00 eve time.

February 5th 2014 aka 2-5-14 or 2014.02.05

Some time this month is the 1 year anniversary of the 500K sub mark.

the 5 year anniversary of the canceled linux client.

its also 4 days and 5 years ago that the "hacking dev" thing happened.

Thats all I can find other then the last part of the year setup is 514 and that matches dust. But we know what 514 stand for now so.

So its probably just an arbitrary date. At least not a date linked to the past.

Yea I had some time on my hands lol