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by Lestibournes
Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:36 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: saving in FTL
Replies: 157
Views: 69022

Re: saving in FTL

There's a problem in that save scumming will make it difficult, if even possible, to create a fair leaderboard. There are some ways to help prevent this like having the game check a save file's save time against its OS date modified. But it's a very fragile system that can be ruined by antivirus sc...
by Lestibournes
Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:33 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: This is why I love this game
Replies: 4
Views: 3218

Re: This is why I love this game

An explanation for why you can't just commandeer a ship is that you lack the access codes for their systems, but then there should be a hacking skill that lets you bypass security on the ship's computers, or maybe you can use your engineering skill to replace the ship's computers. Unless it's biolo...
by Lestibournes
Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Suggestion: targeting the hardware
Replies: 2
Views: 1607

Re: Suggestion: targeting the hardware

It's nice to be able to take out the control systems, but what if I want to take out not the weapons control, but the weapon itself? Right now we can only disable systems, but what if I want to destroy the shield generator or the engine, rather than the computer that controls them? I think there is...
by Lestibournes
Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: This is why I love this game
Replies: 4
Views: 3218

Re: This is why I love this game

An explanation for why you can't just commandeer a ship is that you lack the access codes for their systems, but then there should be a hacking skill that lets you bypass security on the ship's computers, or maybe you can use your engineering skill to replace the ship's computers.
by Lestibournes
Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Buying into beta?
Replies: 6
Views: 2838

Re: Buying into beta?

Priest wrote:To be honest this thread wasn't meant to be me asking for a key, it was to ask if there was a way to purchase access to the beta.

After Warbird suggested asking for one I only then asked.

I'm just giving you references, not criticizing.
by Lestibournes
Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Suggestion: targeting the hardware
Replies: 2
Views: 1607

Suggestion: targeting the hardware

It's nice to be able to take out the control systems, but what if I want to take out not the weapons control, but the weapon itself? Right now we can only disable systems, but what if I want to destroy the shield generator or the engine, rather than the computer that controls them? I think there is ...
by Lestibournes
Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Buying into beta?
Replies: 6
Views: 2838

Re: Buying into beta?

See: https://getsatisfaction.com/ftlgame/topics/fans_are_getting_left_out_in_the_cold There are already threads for requesting spare beta keys: http://www.ftlgame.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=448 http://www.ftlgame.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=496 http://www.ftlgame.com/forum/viewtopic.php...
by Lestibournes
Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Suggestion: Loot Swapping
Replies: 4
Views: 2613

Re: Suggestion: Loot Swapping

Or take apart the item for scrap. Only get half or less of what you would get for selling it at a store, but still something.
by Lestibournes
Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anyone have a spare beta key by any chance?
Replies: 2
Views: 1683

Re: Anyone have a spare beta key by any chance?

There are already 2 other threads for this. Why create a new one?
by Lestibournes
Sun Jun 17, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Does anyone have a spare beta key by any chance?
Replies: 12
Views: 6965

Re: Does anyone have a spare beta key by any chance?

I'm also looking for a beta key :P I ordered the game on Kickstarter, but didn't have enough at the time to get in to the beta, and am now regretting it... Can offer one of the following: * Dungeon Defenders * SpaceChem * $15 donation to the charity of your choice (I recommend Childs Play) My email...