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Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 17
05-05-2013, 11:47 AM
Originally Posted by doffingcomrade View Post
I don't think ships can actually rust in space. There's no oxygen to combine with to get rust. And there are already damage skins that result when your ship gets shot up and hull goes down. Unfortunately, due to the sheer amount of yoyo-healing in the game, you will either quickly heal back to 100% health, or just as quickly die, so this effect is rarely seen outside of low-level play.
There's plenty of bad stuff in space that can cause damage. At the least, I'd expect the paint to flake or wear off, revealing grey hull material underneath, and yellowing or fading from constant extreme sun exposure.

Last edited by pyrophile; 05-05-2013 at 11:50 AM.