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How do I be good as miner

Postby Xango » Thu May 10, 2018 8:28 am #408948

I just want to be useful and get cool loot while being badass pls help
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Bluespace » Thu May 10, 2018 8:43 am #408949

Use the KA. Add a knife to it. Get the crusher kit for the pocket extinguisher and the automatic advanced scanner.
Put two seclites in your pocket. Put your satchel on your belt. PDA light on. Don't bother with tendrils or mobs till you upgrade your KA.
Empty out your box apart from your crowbar. Grab your bluespace shelter capsule, and put your medipen in your box.
Go and mine with KA and ore box.
When the first storm comes, return to station, upgrade to an advanced plasma cutter and mining satchel of holding.
Use your ore points to buy a jaunter. Put it on your belt. Fuck chasms.
Buy as many survival medipens as you can. They're ridiculously robust. Fill your box with them.
Buy three damage upgrades and apply them to your KA. You can now fight megafauna. Make sure you have your hood up on your explorer suit, and take a real extinguisher for if you get hit by drake fire.
Diagonally kite drakes and just hit them with the KA. It really doesn't take long with a full upgraded KA. Don't be afraid to retreat if need be. Just jaunter out, the drake will be there for you to come back to.
If you're fighting megafauna you need to do it in an open space or you'll absolutely die. There's a huge open space at the very south of the map, mine it out a little more, make sure there's no bodies for MF to heal from and kite them there.
Some people like to use legion heads for fighting MF but medipens work fine for me, they're super robust.

Also jaunter back to station and buy another each time for an easy way to drop off minerals.
ALSO to fight tendrils just mine around them and shoot your cutter from out of range of the mob's aggro radius. Run in, grab chest, pull it away before you die to the chasm.
Killing legions can also give loot, because rarely you'll kill one and it'll be an operative loadout with full hardsuit + syndimask + turtleneck and gloves etc.
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby The Clowns Pocket » Thu May 10, 2018 11:39 am #408967

Type *suicide at rounstart
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby newfren » Sun May 13, 2018 2:29 pm #409835

Yell at RD to upgrade the ORM.

Open your locker and get out the flashlight, KA, and mesons. Drop your marker beacons on the floor. PDA light on. One flashlight in a pocket, the other on your KA, knife on your KA, mining satchel in your other pocket. Get the resonator or the crusher kit for the advanced scanner and (optionally) webbing.

Get on the fucking shuttle hurry up we all want to go to lavaland quick.

Rush to the medkit and take the entire thing, if anyone complains give them a stack of bruise packs and ointment but noone will complain. Take an extra bluespace shelter or two from the spare lockers. Get your suit and mask on, oxy tank in the suit storage, and a GPS with your first name.

Mine at least 3 diamond, 1 bluespace, and 5-10 everything else, drop it off and dump 11 metal and glass, and 5 of everything except bluespace and diamond in the cargo lathe for upgrades. I like 1 of each KA upgrade (range, cooldown, and damage) but it doesn't matter really as long as you get it upgraded somehow. Get a satchel of holding and an advanced cutter. Bug science to give you a bag of holding. Spend all your points and fill your box with survival medipens. Beeline straight for every tendril on the map for easy loot that's often better than what the megafauna drop anyway.

Get 3 goliath plates or either the champion's hardsuit or the inquisitor's hardsuit from tendril drops - use the plates on your explorer's suit, or just the hardsuits by themselves they're like the best drop from tendrils. If you can steal a sec jumpsuit from arrivals or wherever do that for extra armour. Blood Drunk miner will go down in almost exactly 2 medipens without you dying like this, and his drop is great for fighting the heirophant. Ash drakes are a pretty easy kill if you get fire immunity (either of the hardsuits mentioned, or xenobio potions) but they're also easy enough if you find wherever you dropped the extinguisher you get from your starting voucher kit.

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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby captain sawrge » Sun May 13, 2018 2:31 pm #409836

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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby somerandomguy » Sun May 13, 2018 9:41 pm #409982

If you end up being a free golem print out a GPS once you get the Legacy, become a sand golem, and fight the Colossus (with an upgraded KA).

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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Anonmare » Tue May 15, 2018 12:38 am #410439

If you don't fight every mob with only your knife then you're unrobust
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby SpaceInaba » Tue May 15, 2018 3:01 am #410486

Anonmare wrote:If you don't fight every mob with only your knife then you're unrobust
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Alipheese » Wed May 23, 2018 7:54 pm #412474

Anonmare wrote:If you don't fight every mob with only your knife then you're unrobust

T. Waste of time.
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Aloraydrel » Wed May 23, 2018 10:44 pm #412541

Anonmare wrote:If you don't fight every mob with only your knife then you're unrobust


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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Armhulen » Thu May 24, 2018 4:17 pm #412695

Remember when mining was with PICKAXES not plasma cutters
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Anonmare » Thu May 24, 2018 5:42 pm #412717

CosmicScientist wrote:
Aloraydrel wrote:
Anonmare wrote:If you don't fight every mob with only your knife then you're unrobust


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reddit doesn't have the balls to spread misinformation knowingly, they're introverted normies, not sociopathic imageboard neets

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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Not-Dorsidarf » Fri May 25, 2018 11:28 am #412940

dorfs mining guide:

1 get a plasma cutter asap those are cool
2 dont hunt megafauna or tendrils until you've left us some minerals unless you're already really good
3 remind rnd to upgrade the ORM they never remember if you leave them alone
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Cobby » Fri May 25, 2018 11:38 am #412946

Plasma cutters are for sissies, this is (no) man’s land
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby TheWiznard » Fri May 25, 2018 12:57 pm #412963

Armhulen wrote:Remember when mining was with PICKAXES not plasma cutters

remember when you were mining on the asteroid and another miner walks up behind your ore box without his light on and doesn't say anything to you, and you go to say hello but he doesn't say anything so you go to radio chat and the radio is disabled, and you only have a pickaxe on you and your air is running out because you didn't powergame and fill your large airtank up at round start
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Armhulen » Sat May 26, 2018 2:27 am #413117

TheWiznard wrote:
Armhulen wrote:Remember when mining was with PICKAXES not plasma cutters

remember when you were mining on the asteroid and another miner walks up behind your ore box without his light on and doesn't say anything to you, and you go to say hello but he doesn't say anything so you go to radio chat and the radio is disabled, and you only have a pickaxe on you and your air is running out because you didn't powergame and fill your large airtank up at round start

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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Kraso » Sat May 26, 2018 9:50 am #413147

miners who immediately fuck off to the nearest tendril instead of mining are scum and you should toss their corpse on lava ASAP

TheWiznard wrote:and your air is running out because you didn't powergame and fill your large airtank up at round start

this genuinely never happens
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Anonmare » Sat May 26, 2018 11:07 am #413155

Kraso wrote:miners who immediately fuck off to the nearest tendril instead of mining are scum and you should toss their corpse on lava ASAP

TheWiznard wrote:and your air is running out because you didn't powergame and fill your large airtank up at round start

this genuinely never happens

It did before the hugbox change of altering the starting release pressure of O2 tanks to 16KPa from 21KPa.
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Bluespace » Sat May 26, 2018 11:08 am #413157

don't try and release yourself from the memento mori it gibs you
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby somerandomguy » Sat May 26, 2018 11:36 am #413165

Bluespace wrote:don't try and release yourself from the memento mori it gibs you

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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby EagleWiz » Sat May 26, 2018 2:49 pm #413188

Turn off midis.

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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Kraso » Sat May 26, 2018 5:26 pm #413210

Anonmare wrote:
Kraso wrote:miners who immediately fuck off to the nearest tendril instead of mining are scum and you should toss their corpse on lava ASAP

TheWiznard wrote:and your air is running out because you didn't powergame and fill your large airtank up at round start

this genuinely never happens

It did before the hugbox change of altering the starting release pressure of O2 tanks to 16KPa from 21KPa.

???

you are talking about the emergency tanks, the large oxygen tanks release 76 kPa as the bare minimum
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby somerandomguy » Sun May 27, 2018 1:58 pm #413354

Kraso wrote:
Anonmare wrote:
Kraso wrote:miners who immediately fuck off to the nearest tendril instead of mining are scum and you should toss their corpse on lava ASAP

TheWiznard wrote:and your air is running out because you didn't powergame and fill your large airtank up at round start

this genuinely never happens

It did before the hugbox change of altering the starting release pressure of O2 tanks to 16KPa from 21KPa.

???

you are talking about the emergency tanks, the large oxygen tanks release 76 kPa as the bare minimum

You're thinking of the air tanks that contain a mix of N2 and O2, pure O2 only needs 16kpa

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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Kraso » Sun May 27, 2018 1:59 pm #413355

somerandomguy wrote:
Kraso wrote:
Anonmare wrote:
Kraso wrote:miners who immediately fuck off to the nearest tendril instead of mining are scum and you should toss their corpse on lava ASAP

TheWiznard wrote:and your air is running out because you didn't powergame and fill your large airtank up at round start

this genuinely never happens

It did before the hugbox change of altering the starting release pressure of O2 tanks to 16KPa from 21KPa.

???

you are talking about the emergency tanks, the large oxygen tanks release 76 kPa as the bare minimum

You're thinking of the air tanks that contain a mix of N2 and O2, pure O2 only needs 16kpa

varies on the volume, you can't go below 76 kPa without beginning to choke on the large pure O2 tanks

nevermind i'm wrong and for some reason the large tanks use 16 kPa now???
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Re: How do I be good as miner

Postby Alipheese » Mon May 28, 2018 12:23 am #413443

Kraso wrote:
somerandomguy wrote:
Kraso wrote:
Anonmare wrote:
Kraso wrote:miners who immediately fuck off to the nearest tendril instead of mining are scum and you should toss their corpse on lava ASAP

TheWiznard wrote:and your air is running out because you didn't powergame and fill your large airtank up at round start

this genuinely never happens

It did before the hugbox change of altering the starting release pressure of O2 tanks to 16KPa from 21KPa.

???

you are talking about the emergency tanks, the large oxygen tanks release 76 kPa as the bare minimum

You're thinking of the air tanks that contain a mix of N2 and O2, pure O2 only needs 16kpa

varies on the volume, you can't go below 76 kPa without beginning to choke on the large pure O2 tanks

nevermind i'm wrong and for some reason the large tanks use 16 kPa now???

16kpa has been the setting for a long long time. (2 years)
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Objective #2: Hijack the shuttle to ensure no loyalist Nanotrasen crew escape alive and out of custody.

Cuboos wrote:> That god damn engineer who let the singularity loose was a traitor and the only reasonable person on that whole entire station.


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