10 For the Chairman - Episode 57
(Citizen Star News) - by Citizen Ed - 2015-03-23
Chris introduces the show with a status report and some Star Marine previews, and creative fan gifts. (Pitchfork!)
Summary afer the jump...
Q1 - Tony_Knightcrawler - 3:58 – Repairing Gold Horizon Space Stations?
A - Long term, there will be more than one type of spacestations, some will be in worse condition than others. Do plan on allowing at least some fixups.
Q2 - Donron - 4:57 – Further detail about tax.
A - Taxes fairly simple. Landing fees. Sales tax or VAT. Orgs can tax or tythe x percent of member income.
Q3 - Nostromo1977 - 6:36 – Natural areas in the ‘Verse?
A - Yes. Some places more than others. ArcCorp has very little.
Q4 - Samuel Snow - 7:16 – FPS environmental hazards. Exploding barrels.
A - Absolutely. Some examples already in.
Q5 - Knightwulf - 8:11 – Store ore in your hangar
A - Everyone's hangar will have some storage. Usually sell it rather than store.
Q6 - Soban - 9:04 – Organic ships
A - No Farscape Moya style organ ships in the pipeline. Has been discussed for longterm future.
Q7 - Jagger - 9:40 – Ship spoofing
A - Ships could have a fake id in their transponders. Scan Signature might be possible as well.
Q8 - TheWhiteKnight - 10:35 – Non-combat ships relevancy
A - Weapon Hardpoints in general are not modular. Everything else is. Functionality comes with the item. Ships very configurable. Specialty ships actually have more
Q9 - Notable Joe - 13:08 – Search players for weapons before boarding.
A - Good idea. Maybe you can get scanners like at customs to scan people coming on to your ship.
Q10 - Komissar - 13:54 – Flying a ship without a hud
A - Yes you should be able to fly the ship without the helmet or personal display.
Bonus discussion - Talking with google recently about cloud platform and very enthusiastic that they may be able to do more on creating a more populous universe than Chris had dared imagine, which sounds pretty incredible.
18:04 – Sneak Peek