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[0.95.1a-RC5] Stardust Merchant Coalition v.1.1.0
« on: May 19, 2021, 08:03:40 PM »

Stardust Merchant Coalition v.1.1.0

When the collapse cut the Persean Sector off from the rest of the Domain of Man several minor corporations united though diplomacy or by force under the banner of the Stardust Merchant Coalition.  Together they established themselves as a rising power as the sector descended into anarchy only to suddenly leave the sector a half a century after their rise to power.  Some believe they were defeated by the Hemogeny and exiled from the sector while others believe they fled the sinking ship that is this sector.  Whatever the reason, the remnants of the Coalition remain as a local polity on the other edges of Core Space.  Even in their current state, their presence can still be felt across the sector as their ships and weapons can be found in the hands of friends and foe alike.

1.1.0 - Download Link
1.0.1 - Download Link
1.0.0 - Download Link
0.3.0 - Download Link

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Change List:
1.1.0
Added the Following
Faction: Stardust Merchant Coalition7
  • New Star System Amber located south of the core worlds.
  • The Coalition know most of the SMC related ships, weapons, and fighters blueprints.  The remainder are found in rare bps.
  • Special Thanks to the people who made tutorials and guides for custom faction / star system mods.

Weapon: Volatile Rifle / Cannon / Driver
  • A Small / Medium / Large Ballistic Weapon that fires a large bolt of energy.  Ballistic Weapon that concentrates fuel before firing it out as a bolt of unstable energy.
  • Op Efficient, but charge up sequence and low velocity makes it difficult to use effectively.

Weapon: Sledgehammer Launcher / Heavy Sledgehammer Launcher / Sledgehammer Demolisher
  • Small / Medium / Large Missile Weapons.  Fires a volley of medium range guided missiles to deal explosive damage to the target.
  • Individually these missiles are easy to intercept, but the combination of number of missiles and high ammunition count allows for sustained assault.

Weapon: Strobe Blaster / Strobe Cyclone
  • Medium / Large Energy Weapon that fires low yield energy bolts at high rates.

Fighter: Diapir Mobile Bomber
  • Mecha Bomber that carries 4 Sledgehammers
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Weapon Changes
General: Adjusted Weapon Tiers to better reflect their market availability.

Incinerators
  • Changed damage per flux ratio to 1.1(was 1.2)
  • Experimental Blaze Cannon damage type changed to high_explosive, range reduced to 900.

Jackhammers
  • Changed ammo count to 50 / 100 / 200
  • Reduced missile hp to 85
  • Increased range to 2000
  • Increased flight time to 8

Ion Projector
  • Damage changed to 100 / 200x2 / 200x4
  • Emp changed to 600 / 800x2 / 800x4
  • Flux cost changed to 100 / 200x2 / 200x4
  • OP cost increased to 6 / 12 / 24

Claymore
  • Damage changed to 100 / 150 / 300
  • Reload time changed to 0.5 / 0.75 / 1
  • op cost adjusted to 5 / 9 / 18

Slammers
  • Remove Slammer Small Missile Weapon.
  • Design changed from long range low yield explosive missile for continuous bombardment to long range kinetic artillery missile that does high damage.
  • Fires a long range kinetic torpedo.
  • Reduced Ammo Count.
  • Increase Op Cost.
  • Increase top speed
  • Reduce flight time.
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Fighter Changes
Plumep
  • Improved sprite.
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Ship Changes
General / Minor Changes
  • Added Stardust Merchant Coalition tech/manufacturer to all ships
  • Fixed Rapid Cycling Capacitors cooldown, active and start up/down times.

Obsidian
  • Forward 3 small turrets are now hybrid(energy/ballistic)

Scoria
  • Deploy Cost reduced to 10.

Mafic
  • Deploy Cost reduced to 14.

Slate
  • Deploy Cost reduced to 16

Basalt
  • Deploy Cost increased to 16
  • Replaced 1 medium hybrid mount with 2 small Ballistic mounts
  • Changed 1 medium hybrid mount to medium missile mount

Tephra
  • Name changed to Artillery Destroyer.
  • Armed with a large ballistic hardpoint.  Stats and sprite adjusted to match the change.
  • Experimental Tephra is now a ship skin that can be found via a rare_bp

Pyroclast
  • Redesigned to be a Light Siege Cruiser.  Effectively Tephra's bigger brother.
  • Stats changed to reflect Light Cruiser class.

Lithosphere
  • Changed design to be a slow long range capital ship that gradually advances unleashing missile and stardust cannon fire as it approaches.
  • 4 Large Ballistic Turrets changed to 4 Large Missile Turrets.
  • 2 Large Energy Turrets changed to 2 Large Ballistic Turrets.
  • Changed stats to be more in line with high end capital ships.]
  • DP cost increased to 60
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1.0.1
Added the following
Ship: Pastor Class Light Ferry
  • Destroyer sized civilian ship.  Functions as a crew carrier, but has extra armor and dorsal mounted medium Ballistic turret to protect itself.  Can also be used in ground support operations.

Weapon: Mulcher PD Rifle / Heavy Mulcher PD Rifle
  • Small / Medium Ballistic point defense weapons.  Alternate versions of the Vulcan and Flak cannons, trades rate of fire or more damage per shot and longer range.
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General Changes
  • Simplified Bounds for all Ships.
  • Fixed minor spelling and grammar corrections to various ship, weapon and system descriptions.
  • Campaign only: Removed SMC civilian vessels from the combat tug categories.
  • Changed Ship Variants.
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Weapon Changes
Jackhammers Weapons
  • Increased damage to 150.  Reduced burst fire rate to 0.25.  Increased hit point from to 100.
  • Increased OP costs to 4 for small, 8 for medium and 16 for large.
  • Changed ammo count to 40 for small, 100 for medium and 240 for large.

Transition Rifle
  • Increased projectile health.

Grand Magnum
  • Increased Projectile health.

Warhammer Weapons
  • Warhammer Launcher Sprite has been redesigned to be more compact.
  • Changed Heavy Warhammer Launcher's ammo count to 30.
  • Warhammer Katyusha now fires a volley of 6 torpedoes in a spread with medium reload time.
  • Changed Warhammer Katyusha's ammo count to 60.

Slammer Weapons
  • Slammer ammo count changed to 30 for small, 60 for medium, and 120 for large.
  • Removed ammo regen stats.

Incinerator Weapons
  • Doubled damage per second.
  • Doubled flux per second.
  • Halved Burst time.
  • Removed Experimental Blaze Cannon from potential drop list.

Projector Weapons
  • Heavy Ion Projector now fires 2 ion bolts of smaller power and emp.
  • Changed name of Ionic Cannon to Shutdown Cannon
  • Shutdown Cannon now fires 4 ion bolts of smaller power and emp.
  • Decreased Shutdown Cannon's rate of fire from 2 to 1.5.
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Fighter Changes
Landslide Fighter
  • Armor increased from 75 to 80.

Cleft Missile Bomber
  • Armor increased from 75 to 80.
  • Now fires 6 Jackhammers.

Fault Torpedo Bomber
  • Armor increased from 75 to 80.

Lahar Interceptor
  • Armor decreased from 100 to 40.
   
Comet Interceptor
  • Armor decreased from 100 to 40.

Geyser Ion Bomber
  • Armor decreased from 100 to 40.
   
Meteorite Shell Bomber
  • Armor decreased from 100 to 40.
  • Increased OP cost from 12 to 16.
  • Reduce Bomb health from 300 to 200

Plume Mobile Fighter
  • Armor increased from 100 to 120.
  • Changed from Interceptor to Fighter
  • Op cost has been reduced to 10.
  • Flux cap changed from 600 to 500.
  • Flux vent changed from 150 to 50.
  • Incinerator's flux and damage per second is doubled, burst time has been halved.

Mantle Mobile Armor
  • Armor increased from 100 to 120.
  • Ion Projector rate of fire is 50% slower.
  • Flux cap changed from 1000 to 700.
  • Flux vent changed from 150 to 50.
  • Rename from Armored Fighter to Mobile Armor.
  • Mantle Projector Arms sprite changed.
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Ship Changes
Wrangler
  • Design Change, from low cost Fast Civilian vessel to Burn increasing ship(like the Ox).  Compared to the Ox, the Wrangler is capable of defending itself at a cost of being more expensive.
  • Reduce speed to be closer to the Hound MKII
  • Increase hull.
  • Added built in mod Drive Stabilization
  • Increase fuel use.

Fortune
  • Replaced all small energy weapon mounts with small ballistic weapon mounts.

Prosperity
  • Reduced Max Crew from 500 to 250.
  • Replaced all small energy weapon mounts with small ballistic weapon mounts.

Mafic
  • Reduce deploy cost to 15

Basalt
  • Replace System with Recall Device(same as the one used on the Astral)
  • Changed the front two turret mounts from medium missile to medium composite.
  • Reduce deploy cost to 15

Caldera
  • Changed large weapon mounts to 2 Large Ballistic and 1 Large Synergy in the center.
  • Reduce deploy cost to 30

Stratos
  • Reduce deploy cost to 30

Schist
  • Weapon Hard Points redesigned.  Now has 2 port facing large energy turrets, 3 starboard facing medium missile hardpoints, and 4 small energy turrets giving the Schist full point defense coverage.
  • Changed Deploy cost to 30.
  • Sprite has been redesigned to match the new weapon mounts.p
  • Changes its system to Rapid Cycling Capacitors: This System is effectively an energy version of the ammofeed.
  • Adjusted general ship stats to make it better at front line combat.

Lithosphere
  • Changed two of the forward medium energy mounts to large energy mounts.
  • Removed the two center medium energy mounts.
  • Changed the Broadside turrets from Composite to Ballistic
  • Changed Deploy Cost from 60 to 50.
  • Changed Total OP to 300.
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1.0.0
Updated mod to be supported in .95.1a-RC5.
Fixed zip file to contain the parent folder for the mod.
Added the following ships:
  • Obsidian Missile Destroyer
  • Shale Light Phase Destroyer   
  • Slate Light Phase Cruiser
  • Schist Phase Battlecruiser
  • Lithosphere Grand Battleship
Add the following Weapons and Fighters:
  • Slammer Launcher
  • Heavy Slammer Launcher
  • Slammer Ruination
  • Landslide Assault Fighter
  • Comet Linear Fighter
  • Meteroite Shell Bomber
  • Mantle Armored Fighter
Made changes to the following Ships:
Prosperity Mining Barge
  • Swapped Bridge and Large Turret locations.
  • Large Turret Arc increased to 360.
Fortune Bulk Freighter
  • Added Medium Missile Mount.
  • Added built in Landslide Assault Fighter Wing.
  • Removed Small Energy Turret.
  • Updated Sprite to reflect changes.
Tuff Assault Frigate
  • Changed turret types(Still 2x Small Ballistic, 3x Small Energy, and 1x Small Missile)
Scoria Escort Carrier
  • Adjusted forward small energy turrets to forward facing small synergy hardpoints.
Tephra
  • Replaced Large Weapon Mount with Built in weapon Experimental Blaze Cannon.  This weapon is similar to the Blaze Cannon, but with increased range and flux generated.
  • Moved forward small energy turrets to sides and changed into facing arc to ballistic hardpoints
  • Updated Sprite to reflect changes.
Basalt Light Carrier
  • Changed Sprite to give it more distinct silhouette compared to the Mafic.
  • Added another Medium Missile Mount to the front of the ship.
Caldera Tactical Cruiser
  • Changed Sprite to give it more distinct silhouette compared to other Light Capital Ships.
  • Moved weapon mounts to match the new sprite.
  • Change large weapon turret types into 1x Ballistic, 1x Energy, and 1x Missile.
Pyroclast Siege Monitor
  • Changed Sprite to give it more distinct silhouette compared to other Light Capital Ships.
  • Moved medium mounts to match the new sprite.
  • Changed medium mount types to Missile.
Strato Assault Carrier
  • Changed Sprite to give it more distinct silhouette compared to other Light Capital Ships.
  • Adjusted mounts to match the new sprite.
Made changes to the following Weapons and Fighters:
Claymores
  • Updated Claymore Sprite.
  • Increased trail length of all Claymore type projectiles.
Transition Rifles
  • Increased projectile thickness of all Transition type projectiles.
Cleft Missile Bomber
  • Reduced number of Jackhammers fired by each Bomber.
  • Increased Wing count from 2 to 3.
Fault Torpedo Bomber
  • Reduced torpedo count from 2 to 1.
  • Changed sprite to reflect this change.
  • Increased Wing count from 2 to 3.
Geyser Ion Bomber
  • Reduced Ion Revolver count from 2 to 1.
  • Increased number of Ion Projector bolts fired from each Revolver from 4 to 6.
  • Changed sprite to reflect this change.
Various changes to Ship, Weapon, and Fighter stats to improve balancing.
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0.3.1
Fixed Light Transition Rifle and Transition Rifle projectiles not dealing damage.
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This mod adds SMC ships and weapons to the following factions:
  • All Factions(Civilian Ships Only)
  • Independent(Civilian Ships and some Combat Ships and Weapons)
  • Pirates(Civilian Ships and some Combat Ships and Weapons)

Plans for the Future:
  • Continue to balance the mod to match the base game.
  • Continue to Polish ship and weapon sprites.
  • Add more ships, weapons, and fighters.
  • Add campaign lore items drops.
  • Make custom missions.
  • Make into Faction

Themes
Light Class Ships: Outrun what you cannot Outfight
Contemporary ships outmass SMC ships of similar class, but SMC ships are marginally faster and have better weapon coverage and loadout versatility.  Take care to avoid exposing the engines as their rear coverage is lacking.
Gun Duels: Slow and Steady Wins the Race.
SMC Weapons are focused on dealing consistent damage over long periods of time.  Missile weapons have above average ammunition capacity and rate of fire at a cost of less immediate damage.
Strike Craft: Hit hard, hit fast, hit often.
SMC Fighters and Bombers have greater operation range and lower refit times compared to their contemporaries.  Their damage potential it not as great in exchange.
Civilian Vessels: Only Does Everything
SMC Civilian ships are designed to carry fuel, cargo and be capable of defending themselves.  While pricier and less efficient than than other more specialized civilian vessels, their ability to defend themselves makes disengaging less hazardous for trade oriented captains.

Ships and Fighters
The tonnage of the SMC Navy is less than that of a peer opponent.  However, what they lack in size and toughness, they make up in speed and weapon versatility.  Many of their ships utilize a variety of variable weapon types and greater weapon coverage.  Despite their speed and coverage, great care must be taken to avoid being flanked as their rear protection leaves much to desired.

Civilian Ships

Prosperity Mining Barge: Capital scale cargo and fuel carrier with quite proficient self defense ability.

Fortune Bulk Freighter: Cruiser scale cargo and fuel carrier with built in armed escorts.

Pastor Light Ferry: Support ship that carries a modest amount of extra crew.  Its extra armored plating allows it to support ground operations.

Wrangler Ramming Tug: Support ship that assists in Drive Bubble stabilization.
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Frigate

Tuff Assault Frigate: Built tough escort found in all SMC Fleets.
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Destroyers

Cinder Light Destroyer: Light destroyer and epitome of the phrase 'out run what you cannot out fight."

Obsidian Missile Destroyer: Light destroyer that is focused on fire support.

Scoria Escort Carrier: A relatively cheap and affordable destroyer class Carrier.

Tephra Artillery Destroyer: Fire support platform built around a large ballistic hardpoint.  An experimental version carries an Experimental Blaze Cannon as its main weapon instead.

Shale Phase Destroyer: Phase Destroyers suitable for wolf pack strikes.
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Cruisers

Mafic Light Cruiser: Backbone of the SMC Navy capable of holding the line without being out maneuvered.

Basalt Light Carrier: Carrier designed to provide support while being able to evade hostile cruisers.

Slate Phase Cruiser: Phase Cruiser with a built in emp system.

Pyroclast Siege Monitor: Light Cruiser ship built around the Stardust Cannon.
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Capital Ships

Caldera Tactical Cruiser: Light capital ship built around 3 large weapon mounts.  Aegisteel Plating system allows it to weather attacks that would otherwise cripple it.

Strato Assault Carrier: A light capital ship that combines cruiser level firepower with cruiser level hanger space.

Schist Phase Battlecruiser: Phase capital ship that focuses on broadside engagements.

Lithosphere Grand Battleship: The Pride of the Stardust Merchant Coalition Navy.
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Weapons and Fighters
The Arsenal of the Coalition focuses on steady pressure over burst damage.  Ballistic weapons fire a steady stream of kinetic or explosive shells with reasonable accuracy.  Missile weapons deal are mediocre damage, but store large quantities of ammo for prolonged use.  Energy weapons trade damage potential in favor of greater flux efficiency, pressure or emp damage.  SMC Strike Craft though unshielded, are purpose built for rapid fabrication, refit and operate at far greater ranges than their contemporaries.

Ballistic

Transition Rifles: Two stage kinetic weapon.  A chemical propellent launches the shell while magnetic coils further propel it.

Claymore: A weapon designed to unleash a steady barrage of explosive shells.

Volatile: Unique Ballistic weapon that fires contained bursts of unstable fuel.

Mulcher: Point defense that trades rate of fire for range and damage per shot.
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Energy

Strobe Laser: Fires a rapid stream of laser bolts ideal for point defense. Laser Machinegun that excels at intercepting missiles.

Strobe Blaster: An upscaled Strobe Laser Emitted refined into a reliable weapon system.  Fires an endless torrent of low yield energy bolts.

Ion Projector: A hybrid of ion and blaster weaponry, Ion Projectors deal reasonable amounts of damage while temporarily disabling enemy systems.

Incinerators: A charge beam weapon with good damage and range.
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Missile

Jackhammer:Low yield kinetic swarm missiles designed to overwhelm both point defenses and shields.

Warhammer: Moderate yield explosive torpedoes made compact allowing each weapon to fire these torpedoes fast and often.

Sledgehammer: Guided explosive missiles fired in volleys to overwhelm defenses.

Slammer: Long Range explosive missile designed to apply pressure at a distance.
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Low Tech Fighters

Landslide Assault Fighter: Low Tech Fighter that carries a claymore for general combat.

Cleft Missile Bomber: Low Tech Bomber that fire a volley of Jackhammers.

Fault Torpedo Bomber: Low Tech Bomber that fires a Warhammer.
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Mid Tech Fighters

Lahar Interceptor: Through the weight saving measure of not using ammo, the Lahar will dart across the battle clearing out enemy strike craft at a moment's notice.

Comet Linear Fighter: Mid tech fighter that carries a Light Transition Rifle for shield breaking duties.

Geyser Ion Bomber: Light Bomber that fires a volley of Ion Projector bolts to quickly disable enemy defenses.

Meteorite Shell Bomber: Light Bomber that carries a payload of Grand Magnum Shells for bombing runs.
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Mech Tech Fighters

Plume Mobile Interceptor: Space based humanoid fighter with good firepower and toughness.

Mantle Mobile Fighter: Heavy armored humanoid fighter with excellent firepower and toughness.

Diapir Mobile Bomber: Humanoid fighter that carries a quartet of Sledgehammers for precise anti ship attacks.
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« Last Edit: March 22, 2022, 11:37:37 PM by Wind Tempest »
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2021, 05:36:10 AM »

Awesome work!
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2021, 12:04:33 AM »

Awesome work!
Thank you.  I am always looking for feedback.

I am currently working on redesigning some of the ships since they were too similar in shape.  After that I am going to look into turning this ship pack into a faction mod.
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2021, 01:49:24 AM »

Transition rifles are broken, no hit detection.
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2021, 04:49:22 AM »

very cool and OMG ANOTHER MOBILE SUIT THANK YOU
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2021, 01:56:49 PM »

Transition rifles are broken, no hit detection.
Thank you.  It is very strange they broke like that, I will look into that.
very cool and OMG ANOTHER MOBILE SUIT THANK YOU
I am glad you like it.  Although they aren't as fancy as the other mechs, I am glad I was able to somehow kitbash one together.

EDIT: @dEVoRaTriX_LuX: I have fixed the transition rifles and uploaded v0.3.1, they should deal damage now.
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2021, 05:43:20 PM »

Appreciate the quick response @Wind Tempest and awesome mod keep up the good work!
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Re: [0.95a-RC15] Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2021, 05:39:39 AM »

just want to let you know that your ownload has the main folder within a folder so i didnt have it activated on my run because it wasnt unpacked properly because of that
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Re: [0.95.1a-RC5] Ship Pack: Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2021, 12:47:25 AM »

My Ship Pack has been updated to 0.95.1a-RC5.  In addition, multiple ships, fighters, and weapons have been added.

It is v1.0.0 because I have put everything I wanted to into this ship pack.  Everything update beyond this would be focused on balance, polish and anything I was inspired/convinced to add.

just want to let you know that your ownload has the main folder within a folder so i didnt have it activated on my run because it wasnt unpacked properly because of that
cheers!
Sorry for the super late reply.  Thank you for letting me know.
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Re: [0.95.1a-RC5] Ship Pack: Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2021, 09:53:29 PM »

Like the designs on the ships and the Schist appeals to my inner broadside junkie
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Re: [0.95.1a-RC5] Ship Pack: Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2021, 11:41:57 PM »

Like the designs on the ships and the Schist appeals to my inner broadside junkie
Thank you.  I designed the Schist with the idea of phasing into and out of combat with sustained broadsides as opposed to burst damage from missile strikes.  I have no idea how useful a Phase Broadside Light Capital Ship will be for you, but if you can get some enjoyment out of it then I will consider the Schist a success.
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Re: [0.95.1a-RC5] Ship Pack: Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2021, 08:38:38 AM »

This vey interesting as very Independent by it taste. It strongly need it own fraction, with trade - antipirate focus
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Re: [0.95.1a-RC5] Ship Pack: Stardust Merchant Coalition
« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2022, 10:54:54 PM »

This vey interesting as very Independent by it taste. It strongly need it own fraction, with trade - antipirate focus
That isn't a bad idea.  My original plan was to make a ship/weapon pack as a creative outlet and then practice balancing the ships/weapons as Starsector gets more updates.  That said, my scripting skills are pretty bad so making a basic faction let alone one that matches the faction's lore is going to be a challenge.

Currently I am working on Version 1.1 with several stat fixes and a redesign of the Schist Phase Battlecruiser to make it do better in battle.  I am hoping to finish testing it by the end of this Month.
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Re: [0.95.1a-RC5] Ship Pack: Stardust Merchant Coalition v.1.0.1
« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2022, 07:41:43 PM »

My Ship Pack has been updated to 1.0.1.  This one is mostly tweaks to existing weapons and ships.  Although a new weapon series and a new ship are added.

Pastor Light Ferry
A light ferry that like other SMC civilian ships can defend itself.

Mulcher PD Rifle / Heavy Mulcher PD Rifle
Ballistic Point Defense that also serves as an alternative to the vulcan and flak cannon.  Fires a stronger shot at longer ranges with better accurate with a lower rate of fire.
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Re: [0.95.1a-RC5] Ship Pack: Stardust Merchant Coalition v.1.0.1
« Reply #14 on: March 20, 2022, 07:54:09 PM »

I have updated my mod to 1.1.0 and updated the Op Post with the Download link.

The Stardust Merchant Coalition is now a faction located in the Amber system located south of the Core Worlds.

Volatile Rifle/Cannon/Driver
Ballistic weapon that fires condensed bursts of unstable fuel.  Powerful, but difficult to use.

Strobe Blaster/Binary Strobe Blaster
Energy weapon that focuses on firing continuous volleys of low yield energy bolts.  Inaccurate, but excellent for applying pressure.

Sledgehammer Launcher / Heavy Sledgehammer Launcher / Sledgehammer Demolisher
Low yield guided missiles used to overwhelm defenses through volume of fire.

Diapir Mobile Bomber
Mech Bomber that carries Sledgehammers for long range fire support.
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