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Re: Armhulennnn

Reminded me that there's a person on the other side of the glass. Goodmin. :happy:
by Silavite
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Admin Feedback
Topic: Armhulennnn
Replies: 128
Views: 13954

Re: Games I wish I'd never bought

Heroes and Generals I thought it would be a fun (or at least decent) WWII shooter, but although the ground mechanics are ok, the progression is absolutely trash and air units feel stupid. BFP4F (many years ago) I didn't 'buy' it, because it was free, but oh god, this game. The ground vehicles and (s...
by Silavite
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:24 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Games I wish I'd never bought
Replies: 92
Views: 10116

Re: Minor Suggestions

Currently, it isn't possible to photocopy the station blueprints, but it should be possible to make copies. If an area is bombed, and by some wild chance the shuttle isn't called, the blueprints, while not vital, are still very important for making repairs to the station. The one caveat I would impo...
by Silavite
Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:52 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Minor Suggestions
Replies: 3557
Views: 331868

Re: Watercooler/Slowchat 2: Son of Watercooler

If SS13 was a ship, it would probably be the USS William D. Porter. http://www.historynet.com/uss-william-d-porter-the-us-navy-destroyers-service-in-world-war-ii.htm Sometimes the things that almost happened are as interesting as the things that did. Nearly every photo history book of World War II s...
by Silavite
Mon May 09, 2016 12:26 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Watercooler/Slowchat 2: Son of Watercooler
Replies: 5150
Views: 458027

Re: Explosion changes

Detonation Velocity - For TNT, it's 6,900 m/s. For Ammonium Nitrate (fertilizer) it's 5,270 m/s. Deflagration - What happens typically when gasses burn. The reaction spreads by heat being conducted through the medium. Detonation Velocities usually far below 100 m/s. Detonation - Shock wave compress...
by Silavite
Tue Apr 26, 2016 5:45 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Explosion changes
Replies: 67
Views: 7635

Re: Gun Sports

A few things. You never explained what #4 Buckshot is. I'm pretty sure 46 separate projectiles spawning in at once would cause severe lag. What is this supposed to mean? https://i.gyazo.com/89c41e507abdaa7ab95ccfd5abdc3d08.png Are you trying to say that shotgun spread is like this http://i1298.shit ...
by Silavite
Sun Apr 24, 2016 1:00 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Gun Sports
Replies: 6
Views: 654

Re: Ask Nanotrasen

Dear Nanotrasen,
When a syndicate base is found, can we get the nuke out of the vault and hold the syndicate base hostage for... one-hundred, BILLION, dollars.
by Silavite
Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:01 am
 
Forum: Roleplaying
Topic: Ask Nanotrasen
Replies: 108
Views: 18231

Re: War Thunder General

So how about the new patch? I think I'll try out a Yak...
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OH WAIT. Screw you new thermodynamics modeling.
by Silavite
Thu Feb 04, 2016 2:07 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: War Thunder General
Replies: 43
Views: 5092
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Re: Pulsar: Multi-crew Spaceship Exploration Game

Played this with a few friends two days ago and it was pretty sweet. I actually saw the /tg/ ship on the list, but it needed a password.
by Silavite
Wed Feb 03, 2016 2:27 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Pulsar: Multi-crew Spaceship Exploration Game
Replies: 164
Views: 17839

Re: Watercooler/Slowchat 2: Son of Watercooler

by Silavite
Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:49 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Watercooler/Slowchat 2: Son of Watercooler
Replies: 5150
Views: 458027

Re: Undertale

GIuBpl7k_eU I should have posted that, dammit! (I've been subscribed to his channel for about a year but I did not think to post it here. Blast!) Anyway, I had a friend who continuously nagged me to play Undertale since the 3nd week of November. He asked me if I'd bought it almost every day, an...
by Silavite
Mon Dec 21, 2015 6:50 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Undertale
Replies: 706
Views: 71757

Re: Minor Suggestions

If an area/air tank is filled with Nitrogen, it should not give an oxyloss warning. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inert_gas_asphyxiation Physiologically inert gases (those that have no toxic effect, but merely dilute oxygen) are generally free of odor and taste. As such, the human subject detects ...
by Silavite
Wed Dec 16, 2015 5:55 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Minor Suggestions
Replies: 3557
Views: 331868

Re: Simple Questions Thread

Is there any way to negate low pressure damage (ie, from spaaaaaace) other than using a spacesuit/hardsuit or getting a few styptic powder patches before venturing out? I know that genetics has cold resistance, and virology has self respiration, but how does one get rid of the low pressure damage? ...
by Silavite
Tue Dec 15, 2015 3:53 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Simple Questions Thread
Replies: 2095
Views: 204974

Re: Simple Questions Thread

Is there any way to negate low pressure damage (ie, from space) other than using a spacesuit/hardsuit or getting a few styptic powder patches before venturing out?
I know that genetics has cold resistance, and virology has self respiration, but how does one get rid of the low pressure damage?
by Silavite
Tue Dec 15, 2015 1:44 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Simple Questions Thread
Replies: 2095
Views: 204974

Fusion!

Despite the fact that this is being removed temporary due to bugs it has caused (burning through burn chamber floor, causing negative % gasses), what do y'all think of the new fusion thing?
by Silavite
Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:53 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Fusion!
Replies: 43
Views: 4565

Super T-Ray Scanner

Is it possible that we could get a 'Super T-Ray Scanner' that comes with CE, or is able to be bought from cargo, or from R&D, or whatever? The idea is that rather than only the immediate 3x3 area around you being scanned, all tiles visible to you are scanned. This would be useful in replumbing/r...
by Silavite
Thu Dec 03, 2015 6:33 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Super T-Ray Scanner
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: active shooter in california


~2.5 years old, but I think his point is still valid.
by Silavite
Thu Dec 03, 2015 6:20 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: active shooter in california
Replies: 149
Views: 10844

Re: Simple Questions Thread

What is the largest possible size explosion possible from sodium + water? Is it limited by the bomb cap?
by Silavite
Fri Nov 27, 2015 5:08 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Simple Questions Thread
Replies: 2095
Views: 204974

Re: IL-2:1946

I should probably get this again. I used to be a Boss in any of the YAKKs, and I even successfully dogfought in the titular plane.(though it was an earlier variant without the gunner). This shit was my Jam back in high school. I should finishing uploading the game onto my google drive in about an h...
by Silavite
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:36 pm
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: IL-2:1946
Replies: 14
Views: 1765

Re: IL-2:1946

Alright, tomorrow I'll just put up the 4.12.2 file.
But at least get hyperlobby, that's practically an essential.
by Silavite
Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:47 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: IL-2:1946
Replies: 14
Views: 1765

Re: IL-2:1946

Co op missions are also a blast. Nothing like level bombing with a pilot + gunners as friends defending from AI while in formation 8-)
http://www.twitch.tv/vmf214_blacksheep/b/679727197
Just flew this mission, wasn't the one recording though
by Silavite
Thu Jul 23, 2015 12:23 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: IL-2:1946
Replies: 14
Views: 1765

Re: IL-2:1946

Here's what I sent to tedward Firstly, you need to get the game updated to 4.12.2 or 4.13, as that is what almost all servers use. I'd make one unmodded version of each. 4.12.2 Megapatch - http://www.sas1946.com/main/index.php?topic=38443.0 4.13 update from 4.12.2 - http://forum.1cpublishing.eu/show...
by Silavite
Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:54 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: IL-2:1946
Replies: 14
Views: 1765

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

I would if my DCS world would-
  • Let me log in to online mode.
  • Not crash every 10 minutes
by Silavite
Sat Jul 04, 2015 2:27 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Not exacly the F-35, but close enough. A-10 pilot's coloring book. http://imgur.com/a/SD8Ew http://i.imgur.com/GZPhhQH.gif http://i.imgur.com/mmrEzRM.gif http://i.imgur.com/BXYLxlk.gif http://i.imgur.com/qwScs2B.gif http://i.imgur.com/0iojEL6.gif http://i.imgur.com/M3FQPt4.gif http://i.imgur.com/Ir6...
by Silavite
Thu Jul 02, 2015 3:26 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

World of Warships

It went into open beta today, anyone else play it?
by Silavite
Wed Jul 01, 2015 6:10 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: World of Warships
Replies: 25
Views: 2203

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

EDIT: Our only hope for a real lasting solution to this is political and social reform that ostracizes radical Islam and tries to promote a return to the Middle East of the 70's and 80's. I remember reading an article about the need for an Islamic reformation. http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-reformat...
by Silavite
Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:45 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

The point I failed to state correctly was that to win a guerrilla campaign, you need the support of the civilian population. If the guerrillas have civilian support, the guerrillas have established implicit connections or bonds with people and countryside. In other words, guerrillas must be able to ...
by Silavite
Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:32 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

snip I think this post sums up the problem with our drone mentality. http://i1298.shit image host.com/albums/ag47/Silavite/Drone%20Problem_zpsgrwbwwvr.png From the comment section of this article https://defenseissues.wordpress.com/2015/01/15/notes-on-war/ About the F-35, I was having a discussion ...
by Silavite
Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:14 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

One of the more interesting ideas I've heard for maintaining sky awareness is by using tethered high-altitude balloon stations. There would be a shitton of teething problems, but the concept sounds cool at least. Pluses ⋅ S-400's kinetic ceiling is 100,000 feet, so they should be safe from...
by Silavite
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:54 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Orbiter

Orbiter is a pretty realistic (and free) space simulator, and I was wondering if any of y'all played it. Get it here: http://orbit.medphys.ucl.ac.uk/ Important Addons: http://orbiter.dansteph.com/forum/index.php?page=download Other Addons: http://www.orbithangar.com/ XR Spaceplanes: http://www.altea...
by Silavite
Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:17 pm
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Orbiter
Replies: 2
Views: 596

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

>said to cost $3000 per hour to operate Nope. Not possible. They must be fudging some numbers to come up with a figure so low. A predator drone costs supposedly $1500 per hour and that doesn't even have a pilot in it. There's no fucking way something of this size (with two crew members) is going to...
by Silavite
Mon Jun 22, 2015 1:41 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Moving (not very swiftly) onward, I've just discovered the marvel that is the Textron AirLand Scorpion. It is said to cost $3,000 per hour to operate and is also claimed to cost less than $20 million per unit. http://www.scorpionjet.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/TAL-HERO-Media3.jpg The website clai...
by Silavite
Sun Jun 21, 2015 10:24 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: Tom Lehrer

Not yet I think, but I just discovered the guy.
by Silavite
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:03 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Tom Lehrer
Replies: 7
Views: 907

Tom Lehrer


by Silavite
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:41 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Tom Lehrer
Replies: 7
Views: 907

Re: The Joy Of Flight

to be fair even the eagle became a bomb truck after awhile just because america never had to deal with the cold war air war over germany that it was building all these fighters for, anyway. though the >muh eagle was strongly against boyd i'm sure anyway falcon still very acceptable as a dogfighter,...
by Silavite
Mon Jun 15, 2015 4:21 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: The Joy Of Flight
Replies: 176
Views: 17765

Re: The Joy Of Flight

>I post rant about F-16 becoming a bomb truck
>Anon posts picture as F-16 posing as a bomb truck

Y u do dis to me?
by Silavite
Sun Jun 14, 2015 5:37 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: The Joy Of Flight
Replies: 176
Views: 17765

Re: The Joy Of Flight

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I cri everytiem. :cry:
by Silavite
Fri Jun 12, 2015 12:30 am
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: The Joy Of Flight
Replies: 176
Views: 17765

Re: are you literally richard nixon

William Henry Harrison.
Welp, time to stand in the rain and die.
by Silavite
Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:15 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: are you literally richard nixon
Replies: 33
Views: 3533

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Single engine planes aren't as much of a liability as people fear them to be. While it's true they do fail and we do lose birds because of them not having redundancy, the overall savings on each individual craft should be enough to absorb having to replace the odd one that does experience a failure...
by Silavite
Fri Jun 05, 2015 6:20 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

186 million a pop? Well, I guess that solves the whole "terrorists buying old millitary gear" problem. Even fifty years depreciation, they'll have to sell their kalashkinovs, RPGs and bombmaking equipment to buy half a wing. And it still won't work. Even then, Planes are a different level...
by Silavite
Fri Jun 05, 2015 5:39 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The Joy Of Flight

So was flyin' an interdiction mission, just took off, and looked off of my right side for my wingman and see this http://i1298.shit image host.com/albums/ag47/Silavite/2015-06-04_182040_zpsiljsh0q0.jpg It's on my left wing as well, so I go to chase view and see this http://i1298.shit image host.com/...
by Silavite
Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:40 pm
 
Forum: Video Games
Topic: The Joy Of Flight
Replies: 176
Views: 17765

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Okay yeah that really took me by surprise. 200m of crying bald eagle bucks is a waste. Yup, and if history is anything to go by, the price is only going to increase from these. Lockheed claims that the F-35A will cost $75m by 2019 http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/20/us-unitedtechnologies-prat...
by Silavite
Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:19 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Wait seriously only $200k? Even if the plane is a total piece of dogshit at that price who gives a fuck. No wonder the bomb bays are internal, those bombs are worth more than the fucking airframe you better hold on to them shits. 200m (181m~), not 200k because I'm an idiot. (I thought the doc said ...
by Silavite
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:25 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

The claim that the F-35 is cheap seems not to be holding up so well when you scrutinize it. Lockheed likes to claim that the planes will cost <$100,000,000 ( https://www.f35.com/about/fast-facts/cost not to mention that they are conveniently leaving out unimportant things, like, you know, the engine...
by Silavite
Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:55 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

That sounds like a much better idea really. Unmanned planes don't black out. The problem is that without the pilot in the plane, you're going to have ping delays. Even a quarter of a second in air combat is vital, not to mention the risk of jamming the pilot-plane control datalink. Unless you are p...
by Silavite
Sat May 30, 2015 4:00 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

From Picard “FLX can get a targeting solution off of its RWR? ” It is about precision. Old RWRs couldn’t target anything because they were not accurate enough – 10* accuracy of classical radar warners was not enough for anything but a “look there, missile’s gonna come from there” warning. FLX uses i...
by Silavite
Fri May 29, 2015 12:48 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

FLX can get a targeting solution off of its RWR? What? I think he is talking about the use of an air to air anti radiation missile, like the R-27P or EP. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R-27_(air-to-air_missile)#Variants Also, I suspect the reason he chose IRST as the singular sensor is three-fold. F...
by Silavite
Fri May 29, 2015 2:39 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Anon, Picard578 (the guy who proposed FLX) made this in reply after I posted your comments about radar on the page. (The page here: https://defenseissues.wordpress.com/2014/08/02/air-superiority-fighter-proposal-6/ ) Here is a full reply, I’d like you to post it there and say it’s from me since I co...
by Silavite
Thu May 28, 2015 8:34 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322

Re: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Those statistics still suck. Can track incoming at 90km and outgoing at 145km? Identify at 40km? Cool. Radar equipped fighters can track and identify both at ~300km with altitude, bearing, and speed. IRST can use the doppler effect to estimate closure speed. Neat. You could prrrrrobably get a headi...
by Silavite
Thu May 28, 2015 4:41 am
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Replies: 124
Views: 13322
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