Kinetic Void > General Discussions > Topic Details
Ghee Buttersnaps Jul 5, 2013 @ 9:30pm
So far...
I'm fairly certain i've followed all the guides and seperate threads to figure out how to get the ship moving and yet nothing. no movement. I can see my km/s increasing and decresing but the ship stays completely still aside from being able to adjust the angle of the ship. absolutely no forward momentum at all. What the heck am i doing wrong?
Showing 1-15 of 38 comments
< >
[HCE] Cpt. Headcrab Jul 5, 2013 @ 9:32pm 
How fast does it say your ship is going?
Ghee Buttersnaps Jul 5, 2013 @ 9:36pm 
the fastest i got it to was roughly 650k km/s
GeorgeT93 Jul 5, 2013 @ 9:53pm 
Make sure you've got a kinetic field generator on your ship, then press "T" when throttled up.
LumberingTroll  [developer] Jul 5, 2013 @ 11:05pm 
You are moving I assure you, the areas are just very large. Press Ctrl+T to trigger the Microwarp drive, and you will see very apparent movement.
Infydar Jul 6, 2013 @ 2:37am 
Tho this is not the point of the original post, I think it would be awesome to have a visual indicator that suggest a feeling of movement. Engine trails for example or tiny "stars" that pass by, like from 0:50 to 1:05 in this video from EVE Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6KAfDRH7FA
Ghee Buttersnaps Jul 6, 2013 @ 6:24am 
Originally posted by LumberingTroll:
You are moving I assure you, the areas are just very large. Press Ctrl+T to trigger the Microwarp drive, and you will see very apparent movement.

Even at 650km/s? I'm certain I left the game sitting for ten minutes and saw now movement what so ever when building to that speed. I have used the MWD before and that did seem to get me around fair enough but once i was close enough to dock to a station, I would leave the MWD and come to a complete stop. This again showed no movement for a period of time even though it seemed I was really close to the stations.
Ghee Buttersnaps Jul 6, 2013 @ 6:29am 
Originally posted by Infydar:
Tho this is not the point of the original post, I think it would be awesome to have a visual indicator that suggest a feeling of movement. Engine trails for example or tiny "stars" that pass by, like from 0:50 to 1:05 in this video from EVE Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6KAfDRH7FA

This video actually helps explain a bit of the issue i'm having. The portion of it where the ship moves past the planet in particular. There was an instance in which I used the MWD to reach a planet to see if the reason I wasn't moving was due to the size of the maps. Once I reached the planet with the MWD, I set the the throttle and had no movement next to the planet.My distance from the planet was visually identical to the ship in that video yet when I was moving at what I thought was a high speed, I stayed perfectly still. I was close enough to it to see land textures if that helps give any indication of distance vs movement.
Last edited by Ghee Buttersnaps; Jul 6, 2013 @ 6:31am
LumberingTroll  [developer] Jul 6, 2013 @ 7:40am 
Solar systems are several million km acrossed. it takes a while to traverse them when not in Micro Warp. in that video its actually large dust particles flying by, we have that in KV but I think I may have made them too transparent. For an example, hit [N] which will turn on the station icons, select one and start moving to it, you will see the distance start to slowly get smaller.
Last edited by LumberingTroll; Jul 6, 2013 @ 7:41am
Dakili Jul 6, 2013 @ 7:41am 
Originally posted by LumberingTroll:
Solar systems are several million km acrossed. it takes a while to traverse them when not in Micro Warp. in that video its actually large dust particles flying by, we have that in KV but I think I may have made them too transparent.

I seem them clearly :P
Ghee Buttersnaps Jul 6, 2013 @ 8:18am 
intially I posted that I was moving at roughly 650k km/s. that was for several minutes as well. If i'm not mistaken for at least a minute that's 650k*60 which I believe is well within the realm of a several million km. In all of that time I gained no distance. So if I'm placing a reactor in the hull, an engine system within the engine and a sensor within the cockpit I would theoretically have the necessary values to achieve some sort of forward momentum? If so, I've done these things and still see no movement. Is there something I'm missing here?
Dakili Jul 6, 2013 @ 8:29am 
Originally posted by Ghee Buttersnaps AKA Tha Heater:
intially I posted that I was moving at roughly 650k km/s. that was for several minutes as well. If i'm not mistaken for at least a minute that's 650k*60 which I believe is well within the realm of a several million km. In all of that time I gained no distance. So if I'm placing a reactor in the hull, an engine system within the engine and a sensor within the cockpit I would theoretically have the necessary values to achieve some sort of forward momentum? If so, I've done these things and still see no movement. Is there something I'm missing here?

Normally ships move at 2Km/s. How much time does it take you to get to that speed?
Ghee Buttersnaps Jul 6, 2013 @ 8:45am 
not very long, 10 minutes? I had the KFG turned off to increase speed as I thought that would solve my problem.
Bsquared Jul 6, 2013 @ 9:59pm 
What types of engines and subsystems are y'all using?
_Pit_ Jul 7, 2013 @ 9:37am 
you said you have an engine but you did not mention a generator on your ship, am i right?
Ghee Buttersnaps Jul 7, 2013 @ 12:37pm 
a generator? no I didn't see any subsystem by that name. which part of the ship is that located in? Are you referring to the reactor?
Showing 1-15 of 38 comments
< >
Per page: 15 30 50
Date Posted: Jul 5, 2013 @ 9:30pm
Posts: 38