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RT Solar Flare Shield
Mod, 1.0
File Size
0.335 MB
Jul 20, 2016 @ 12:50pm
Oct 17, 2018 @ 11:50am
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RT Solar Flare Shield

Researchable (RT Mods research tab) magnetic shield to protect colony electronics from solar flares. The device heats up considerably while engaged, so plan accordingly!

Does not require a new colony to add or remove (might throw a one-time error).

Texture by LastXsile.

Available languages:
  • Chinese (simplified) (by duduluu)
  • Chinese (traditional) (by duduluu)
  • English
  • Korean (by Coldmoon)
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Castilian) (by a mysterious stranger, who wished to remain anonymous)
  • Spanish (Latin America) (by a mysterious stranger, who wished to remain anonymous)

Contributing new translations: make a pull request to source repository.

Old versions - scroll down, manual install[github.com]
Forum thread[ludeon.com]
License (GPLv3)[github.com]
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Prolbo Sep 5 @ 8:49am 
To be honest, I would prefer something like an upgrade to “shielded electronics”, but even so it’s still a good mod. Solar flares really diguisting.
死んだ内部 Aug 17 @ 5:31am 
Welp that's nice. Thanks.
SILVER_BUL Aug 14 @ 5:26pm 
Very cool mod , thanks for making it.
somr Aug 10 @ 5:16am 
if i uninstall the shield during a solar flare i get its protection still
Rainbow Droid Jun 28 @ 1:13pm 
So just to clarify... IS the shield meant to be built outside?
Ratysz  [author] Jun 28 @ 12:49pm 
I don't remember the story behind the picture. That means I either didn't think of it possibly being confusing, or did it on purpose for not a good enough reason. I'll consider this next time I'll need to update the picture - which is not likely to ever happen, unless vanilla artstyle is completely revamped in an update and objects in the pic are unrecognisable.
Lord Peter Jun 28 @ 11:59am 
Hmm yes I agree, your reasoning or balance decisions might be legit, but the picture+text combination really is a bit misleading.
Still a must-have mod, because solar flares are so annoying... so thx for this :)
Rainbow Droid Jun 27 @ 1:11am 
Ok so the shield is meant to be built outside? I'm just confused because your only picture on the mod page shows it indoors, and "Plan accordingly for heat" seems to indicate the device is meant for indoors.
Ratysz  [author] Jun 26 @ 12:02pm 
@Rainbow Droid: Not an oversight, not a mistake (and definitely not in a text file, if only it was this easy). The way this is balanced is a result of feedback from early versions, when a quirk with how heat works in RimWorld caused what you are experiencing to happen to several testers. I've decided to keep it that way, for - I know these are highly technical terms, but please bear with me - shits and giggles.

Really, though, this is simply a less direct (and more exciting) version of "you can't build this indoors".
Rainbow Droid Jun 26 @ 11:02am 
Oh and I should add that I'm not complaining about the heat generated per se, but the fact that the heat does not recognize unroofed for the purposes of cooling. I'm fairly certain I underestimated the cooling that was required for this item (this is why I removed the roof and then held the door open as soon as I saw the temps start overpowering my cooling) but ignoring unroofed and open door to outdoors surely must be oversights.