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pagroove
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December 3, 2011 14:24  

This is a resource list for Oolite. This will be expanded. If you got more links then post them in this thread.

Main

Oolite main site: http://www.oolite.org/

Oolite main forum ask your detailed questions here http://aegidian.org/bb/index.php

Oolite Wiki: http://wiki.alioth.n...olite_Main_Page

Oolite FaQ on the Wiki: http://wiki.alioth.n....php/Oolite_FAQ

Important FaQ why Oolite is not and will not be multiplayer: http://aegidian.org/....php?f=2&t=6173

International sites

Russian Oolite community: http://roolite.org

Social and Chat about Oolite :))

Oolite chatroom on IRCi rc://irc.oftc.net/oolite, known as DS's Seedy Space Bar http://aegidian.org/....php?f=2&t=9288 , where a few veteran starship commanders hang-out.

Background info

Selezens' excellent Oolite Timeline: http://daftworks.co.uk/elite/index.php/Oolite_Timeline

 

Galaxy Maps and Wiki's

A nice little helper tool - interactive charts, in 2D or 3D! 

Another nice map. With this on you can play around with the galaxy seed. PHP Map by Marcoose

Oolite Wiki:  http://wiki.alioth.n...olite_Main_Page

Fiction

Fiction on the Oolite Forum: http://aegidian.org/...wforum.php?f=11

Oolte in action on Youtube

Aegidian's original Oolite trailer. already old but gives a good idea about Oolite 5 years ago:

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Youtube Let's play and tutorials

So you've launched? Now how to dock in Oolite: 

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JJCorny's let's play Oolite on Youtube gives a good idea about the game play as it is now

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Trailers and general gameplay

P.A. Groove's 1.74 trailer is a little older but still gives a good idea of Oolite with expansion packs:

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A vid of combat in a current  (nightly) v 1.77 build of Oolite. Showing the new laser Fx:

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December 4, 2011 03:17  

We also have an Oolite chatroom on IRC, known as DS's Seedy Space Bar, where a few veteran starship commanders hang-out.

A squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag is fast and bulbous! Got me?


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December 4, 2011 11:27  

Good ones!. I add them to the first post 🙂 😎


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May 23, 2012 05:38  
Geraldine wrote:
Remember, pictures can speak a 1000 words

Something we've just started is an Oolite Image Repository - well worth a look, and it will grow fast!

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May 26, 2012 16:05  

Goodness, some amazing images there in the Gallery.

Please excuse this "fanboy" moment but Oolite is just the best thing next to Elite Original. I've been playing it for years and I just adore it. I love the expandability, the add ones and the AMAZING work of the development team and OXP contributors. Just totally friggen AMAZING. Much like Geraldine on here I am afraid I also suffer from Eliteitus, that is I have to play some version of Elite at least once a week. 😉

Damn good show chaps ! 😀


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June 13, 2012 03:16  

The main Elite Wiki (of which the Oolite Wiki is part) occasionally has problems, and goes down completely. So Maik has made a backup which gets copied from the main wiki regularly, and is available here: http://wiki.maikschulz.de/index.php/Main_Page


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July 12, 2012 16:17  

Not really a resource - just an Oolite browser skin for those smart people who use Firefox.

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July 13, 2012 01:29  

WOW! Nice theme! Must thank Griff <img src="' http://spacesimcentral.com/forum/public/style_emoticons//good.gi f"' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':good:' />


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July 13, 2012 02:52  
'Geraldine' wrote:

WOW! Nice theme! Must thank Griff

Heh... that may confuse Griff, as he didn't create the skin.

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July 13, 2012 06:05  
'Cody' wrote:

Heh... that may confuse Griff, as he didn't create the skin.

So who created it? I just thought because of the models in it, it was Griff,............oh wait it minute (checks download link again <img src="' http://spacesimcentral.com/forum/public/style_emoticons//read.gi f"' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':read:' /> ).

See you and these different names! It was you CODY! <img src="' http://spacesimcentral.com/forum/public/style_emoticons//girl_haha.gi f"' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':girlhaha:' />

Anyways, well done! <img src="' http://spacesimcentral.com/forum/public/style_emoticons//good.gi f"' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':good:' />


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July 13, 2012 06:16  

If you use Firefox, it's very easy to create your own skin (persona) - just click the Create Your Own button at the top of that page, find your own image slices, follow the instructions re size, colour scheme etc, then upload it.

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January 3, 2013 16:15  

Does anyone know how to pin this thread? Can I do it myself or ask the administrators?


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January 3, 2013 16:19  

Ask Darkone or Pinback to do it.


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January 3, 2013 18:06  

Not really a resource - just an Oolite browser skin for those smart people who use Firefox.

OMG!  Nice job!


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January 4, 2013 03:24  

Thank you Solcommand. Will do. :).


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January 5, 2013 11:05  

A nice little helper tool - interactive charts, in 2D or 3D!

It's still being developed, so new features will be added.

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January 7, 2013 12:33  

Hi Cody,

 

I made a new catergory in post #1 named: Galaxy Maps and Wiki's. I have added your maplink to it and another one  🙂


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January 7, 2013 12:45  

I made a new catergory in post #1 named: Galaxy Maps and Wiki's. I have added your maplink to it and another one  🙂

 

<nods> Good! I look forward to the day when PG adds the back-door routes to his chart tool!

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January 7, 2013 13:12  

<nods> Good! I look forward to the day when PG adds the back-door routes to his chart tool!

 

I reckon that will be a bit more difficult? (advanced?)


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January 7, 2013 13:58  

I reckon that will be a bit more difficult? (advanced?)

 

I think PG has a way to auto-calculate them - he has certainly calculated several back-door routes for me in the past, and they entailed multiple sideways mis-jumps. The basic single mis-jump routes shouldn't be too hard for him... heh!

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January 7, 2013 17:23  

So would this be why my only 'perfect victim' attempt failed?  There are only certain systems/destinations it works for?


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January 7, 2013 17:30  

How do you mean failed... you can mis-jump any NPC to any midway point - in many cases, that will leave you within jump distance of a third system (or more) that wasn't previously reachable. The specific back-door routes apply to isolated sectors (ie the Riftworlds) - and the exit route differs from the way in. As for multiple sideways mis-jumps - that gets very complicated.

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January 7, 2013 22:34  

Ok.  I think I know now what I did wrong.. the mid-point was not in range of my intended destination.  We also got hit by a rather large group of Thargs.. I was too busy trying to stay alive to look out for my 'victim'.. by the time the dust settled, he was nowhere to be found, which left me feeling pretty bad about what I'd done to him.. 🙁

 

So.. double-fail..


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January 8, 2013 03:51  

... by the time the dust settled, he was nowhere to be found, which left me feeling pretty bad about what I'd done to him..

 

Yep... it can do that! I tried for ages to get a pirate in the role of the ideal victim, but it ain't happening.

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January 9, 2013 00:37  

I admit it's not the kind of thing I'm usually watching for, but I don't think I've ever really seen pirates jumping out of a system.. other than a RH mark, at any rate..


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