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Defensive Base PNG? - 5/26/2014 12:40:27 PM   
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Will someone please remind me which png file is used for defensive bases? I cannot seem to remember the right one.

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/26/2014 12:58:49 PM   
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genericbase.png

It really needs its own image, as does one for a starbase.

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/26/2014 1:05:18 PM   
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Darn. I thought I had tried that. I'll give it another go. So far, the medium space port keeps popping up for defensive bases, but I know I successfully changes it back in RotS.

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/26/2014 4:45:02 PM   
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No, genericbase.png must not be right for defense bases. When it is changed, all that changes in-game is the science bases. Somewhere along the way, things got messed up and now the defensive base default is the same as the medium space port. This needs to be fixed.

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/26/2014 5:15:09 PM   
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Defense bases use the same graphic as the medium starport.

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/26/2014 7:14:14 PM   
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Defense bases use the same graphic as the medium starport.


That explains a few oddities at this end

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/27/2014 12:54:28 AM   
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Yea the def base uses the med spaceport image by default, but you can just use the image dropbox when designing a new def base to something else or even a custom image.

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/27/2014 4:08:07 AM   
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quote:

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Darn. I thought I had tried that. I'll give it another go. So far, the medium space port keeps popping up for defensive bases, but I know I successfully changes it back in RotS.

That is what comes up for me; I usually change it to another image before the game gets underway.
Yes, it would be nice if it were its own image...


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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/27/2014 4:21:03 AM   
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Yea the def base uses the med spaceport image by default, but you can just use the image dropbox when designing a new def base to something else or even a custom image.


I used to be able to use a custom image but I can not seem to have more than 26 files recognized now for a shipset in Universe. Unless I am missing something?

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/27/2014 4:42:06 AM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Darkspire


quote:

ORIGINAL: RICO7878

Yea the def base uses the med spaceport image by default, but you can just use the image dropbox when designing a new def base to something else or even a custom image.


I used to be able to use a custom image but I can not seem to have more than 26 files recognized now for a shipset in Universe. Unless I am missing something?

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Yea the game is coded for just those 26 image files so you cannot add any additional files for the base to that family folder. It's kinda overkill but you could make an additional family folder with 26 custom image files that you can use for whatever. I do that when late game and I want to change my ship/base images to look more "advanced" or "powerful" compared to early/mid game.

For example lets say your last folder is "family26", just create a new "family27" folder and with the all the appropriately named files as if you're adding new race ships. I've found that the game will still load the images and can be used by the player in-game, even if they are not scripted for any in-game race.

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/27/2014 5:38:42 AM   
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Genius

Last time I seriously played DW was back in Legends, play testing is a different animal.

Thank you, I knew there was a way, with increasing age the RAM tends to be rather full and you forget things, I can now have the separate images again for the defense base and starbase

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/27/2014 11:49:03 AM   
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That does not solve the problem of setting up separate, unique images for other races' forts in a mod. You can only change to an alternate images for the race you are playing, as I have been doing. We need a unique, definable image for forts for multiple races mods.

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/27/2014 11:52:53 AM   
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That does not solve the problem of setting up separate, unique images for other races' forts in a mod. You can only change to an alternate images for the race you are playing, as I have been doing. We need a unique, definable image for forts for multiple races mods.

Yes, that is true.

If enough people ask for it though, Elliot may make the change.


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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/31/2014 4:23:51 PM   
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Elliot, please may we have a dedicated image for space forts?

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RE: Defensive Base PNG? - 5/31/2014 4:41:08 PM   
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Elliot, please may we have a dedicated image for space forts?


+1 Need my Klingon space fortress........Muhahaha

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