How to have a second ship join you in battle?
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Join Date: Dec 2007
04-10-2011, 01:10 PM
If you go to your map editor, in the section that has the NPC groups for placement, not contact list, you can place any of those groups down. If the group is from a faction friendly to the player then they will help the player, if not then they will be enemies.
So for a Federation mission, you'll have to pick a group from the list of Federation encounter groups available since that is the only faction group friendly to Fed players.
You won't be able to use a group as a contact to talk to, however. You'll have to use pop up dialogue triggered by waypoints or interaction or something.
If you want that group to only show up after a certain point, you can select that group and go into the states tab on the bottom. This lets you make them show up at a certain point in the story instead of always being there.
Hope that helps.