Space Engineers

Space Engineers

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retractable landing gear
Type: Mod
Mod category: Block
File Size
5.415 MB
Aug 18, 2017 @ 11:56pm
Oct 25 @ 8:30am
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retractable landing gear

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This Mod contains two retractable and one folding landing gear blocks for large and small grids. The Script for the animation is working only on the client, so there should no negative impact to the server simspeed.

- Turn the block OFF and they retract (not if locked)
- Turn the block ON and they extend
(i decided to make it work, also without power)

- The gears are designed to look good without blocks around, but they are also designed to fit between blocks

Known issues:
- If you change the color after placing the block, the subpart will not change the color, reloading the world fixed it (choose color before placing)
- The collossion box is fix, if the gear is retracted, the collision box is still extended (you have to live with this until collision box is moddable, sorry)
- Animated parts are pink boxes in offline mode (steam offline), no fix for now

- retractable LG: 3x2x1 (like the vanilla LG)
- retractable LG: 1x2x1
- folding LG: 3x3x1

To be clear:
- this is not a piston
- it is a landing gear block with animation
- collision box is not moving

Thanks to:
JustBurn, for the BaseAnima Script, needs a while to get it up and running for LandingGear Block, but it works.
Thx for sharing. See JustBurns Example Mod: (not required for this mod)

Harag, for the SE Block Tools for Blender.
Popular Discussions View All (2)
May 20 @ 3:29am
Bug/Problem reports (LG)
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Takeshi  [author] Dec 10 @ 11:18am 
Thx, no, the collision box is not moving so you cant use it as ramp.
MurderBot Ver 2.3 Dec 10 @ 9:49am 
@Takeshi, amazing mod! Would it be possible to make the angled gear open on the top, and have a ramp ontop of the "piston" so it could also be used as a boarding ramp into the ship?
Zauron Nov 4 @ 8:50pm 
This is 1000% Vanilla Worthy! Awesome job on this mod. The only additional things I'd like for landing gear are retractable wheels, and maybe versions with significant increases to health to make landing without damaging anything easier. Any chance you'd be up to the challenge?
Kneezle Oct 27 @ 1:52pm 
Thanks for the amazingly fast fix!
Is such a pleasure playing amongst such an active community of creative modders.
Reaper Oct 25 @ 10:45am 
How much do these weigh compared to normal landing gear? Mostly on small ships.
Marc Cassin Oct 25 @ 9:37am 
It works ;)

Thanks for being so reactive :)
Takeshi  [author] Oct 25 @ 8:34am 
@all, please check it out, Keen changed some things for rendering and also changed the location where the mods are stored. Hope the problem is fixed for everyone.
twoboxen Oct 24 @ 1:40pm 
Thanks Takeshi!
Takeshi  [author] Oct 24 @ 12:01pm 
@all, we are searching for a fix. At the moment the moving parts are not loaded to the game. No error messages, no known changes. The basic function is still working. Hope to fix it soon.
Marc Cassin Oct 23 @ 1:54pm 
@Mogwai : yep, same here. Mobile part are totaly invisible. But it still working, though ^^