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# 1 Stolen Property.
11-16-2010, 02:08 PM
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11-16-2010, 02:18 PM
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# 3
11-16-2010, 02:50 PM
An interesting idea in principle, but not very realistic. Even with a "small" ship like a Defiant or Nova, It would take far too long to gather all components in this manner. By the time you did, I could acquire it from a salvage yard for half the cost.
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# 4
11-16-2010, 05:26 PM
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# 5
11-16-2010, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Revlot
This is a prime example, nothing to add except a dis for a spelling error. You are correct, when a person makes a simple spelling error then it is open season for the likes of you to make fun of the error while completly ignoring the point of the post. Child, go play in traffic.



You read what you want to read and not what was written. The idea is to catch the thief - not to be the thief. It is a premmis for an eppisode, it does not have to make real-life sence as to why the thiefs are doing it, thiefs are stupid to begin with - thats why they steal instead of earn, golly.

Honestly, anybody who specds their time here disparraging other peoples ideas should be banned from creating or playing any UGC. Anything they create will be unimaginitive and anything they play they will rate bad just out of spite.
It could work, with good writing and direction. And a copy editor.

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# 6
11-17-2010, 10:40 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Revlot
This is a prime example, nothing to add except a dis for a spelling error. You are correct, when a person makes a simple spelling error then it is open season for the likes of you to make fun of the error while completly ignoring the point of the post. Child, go play in traffic.



You read what you want to read and not what was written. The idea is to catch the thief - not to be the thief. It is a premmis for an eppisode, it does not have to make real-life sence as to why the thiefs are doing it, thiefs are stupid to begin with - thats why they steal instead of earn, golly.

Honestly, anybody who specds their time here disparraging other peoples ideas should be banned from creating or playing any UGC. Anything they create will be unimaginitive and anything they play they will rate bad just out of spite.
Didn't mean it to be disparaging, I understood what the concept was. Stories do need to be grounded with some logic, in particular with a character's actions and thoughts, to keep the reader (in this case, the player) engaged with the story. Stealing starship components is a fine hook, but one a day to build a starship presents some logistical issues that would need to be addressed, that's all.

Not that anything I say matters, because clearly I'm a horrible person who needs to cancel my subscription and go throw myself under a train.

Now, to be disparaging and come to ebeyer's defense

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# 7
11-17-2010, 10:46 AM
The culprit stole plans for a new prototype ship; the theft went unnoticed for several months, the ship has a complex holo-emitter that changes the ships weapons and looks. You fight one at the end of the mission and the reward is a holo-emitter with a 24 hr cd that randomly changes the looks (not the weapons) of your own ship.

I am hooked
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# 8
11-17-2010, 11:08 AM
Funny story...I once worked at a place that was having unusually high numbers of replacements for the wheels and other parts used in the forklifts.

Eventually it turned out some guys were using them to build boat trailers, which they rolled out the back gate in broad daylight...
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11-17-2010, 09:19 PM
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11-17-2010, 11:27 PM
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