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So I noticed a bug in my mission, "In the Shadow of MIDAS, Part 1." On the fourth map, I use a planet as a reach marker. Apparently, the default radius has been reduced causing the reach marker to appear deep inside the planet and inaccessible. Last I checked, this isn't a property we can set which makes it using a planetary body as a reach marker an unattainable objective.

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# 2
11-21-2012, 09:22 PM
You can set/change the radius/size of a reach marker (I've done it many many times.) That said, since editing is still disabled on Holodeck, don't know if they changed its behaviour post S7.
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# 3
11-22-2012, 01:46 AM
When you say you used the planet as a reach marker, do you mean you placed a planet, then used a reach marker and adjusted its radius which has been reset in s7.

or did you somehow use the planet object itself as a reach marker, because im struggling to visualise what you mean by that.

if all reach markers have reset then that is a major problem. if its just the way you have set it up, then its probably a good idea to change it once the editor is back.

(keep in mind that many times if you complete the last objective while inside the reach markers field, you have to exit the reach marker circle and then re-enter it).

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# 4
11-23-2012, 09:26 AM
A planet can actually be used as a reach marker directly. You can't set the radius of the marker, but the default radius was a standard size to trigger when a ship was at orbit distance. With the update, that radius has shrunk and is now inside the planet.

I haven't noticed a reduction in standard reach markers, just the ones associated with planetary bodies.


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# 5
11-23-2012, 01:03 PM
Originally Posted by thegreendragoon1 View Post
A planet can actually be used as a reach marker directly.

Really? It lets you choose the planet as the marker? I've never seen that option when I have a planet and a marker on a map together.
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# 6
11-23-2012, 01:25 PM
Give it a try on tribble. Place a planet on a map, add a reach objective to the story, and select the planet as the target. It works, or at least it used to. Now the radius for the trigger is to small.


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