* Posts by The Librarian

19 posts • joined 1 Apr 2009

RIP Sir Terry Pratchett: Discworld author finally gets to meet DEATH

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Ook.

Ook.

Elite:Dangerous goes TITSUP

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From dev newsletter #50:-

What is Frontier's plan for when the servers shut down?

We do not plan to shut the servers down, but understand it is a reasonable question. We are at the beginning of the game not the end and are focused on creating a game that we hope will be played for many years in the future. We do plan to take regular archives of the game and the servers, to preserve the game for the future.

Could the server code be released publicly some day when the servers are shut down?

Yes. This is something we would do if for whatever reason we cannot keep the game going.

Soooo, not posted to the wider web, but very much on record.

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Re: Oook.

My account balance was not re-credited, but after 90 minutes of grind trading, back to the old balance without too much hassle (nothing that a bunch of missiles dropped onto the odd ill-advised pirate couldn't handle).

And yes, I do use missiles, as my trading vessel (a Lakon-6) is about as useful in a proper fire-fight as a plastic sword, and as I have stripped the ship of shields to give over space for more cargo (£$profit$£), a quick kill is preferable. Missiles tend to end most engagements quite rapidly in my experience. Only one ship lost in combat to date, due to collision rather than direct fire. All other losses down to pilot error (space-dock walls are quite unforgiving). Late-night beer might also have been a factor.....

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Happy

Oook.

Got hit. Lost 1,402,800 credits (112 tonnes of palladium @ 14,155 credits per tonne, magically transmuted into 112 empty cargo slots, hey-ho). Got over it (went out hunting for a bit in my Viper, great stress reliever).

Still the best game I have played for a long time.

Rough, smooth, one without the other has no meaning.

SPLITTERS! Symantec cleft in twain

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Devil

Veritas?

I vote for the name "Veritas" for the other bit.

... time machine. Iranian Dr Who claims he invented a ...

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Re: pledging to set up its own Arabic,..

Ook?

BOFH: Can't you just ... NO, I JUST CAN'T

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Devil

Oook!

Just desserts, correctly cooked as well.

Locking antlers with a network Nazi

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Oook

Once spent an entire Friday afternoon with a lanalyzer trouble-shhoting a thin ethernet segment that "occasionally crashes, but only when most of the systems connected are switched on", only to find that a "senior manager" had decided to hook something from his home up to it by stringing a new piece of make-before-break ethernet up to a new t-piece, and connecting a additional 50ohm terminator onto the other side of the t-piece. The lanalyzer couldn't make any sense of the segment, and was reporting breaks/shorts on a completely random basis, dependent on where I hooked it up, until I finally got all the way round the office segment to find the masterful piece of work from upper managerment looking me in the face.

I had to pick my words very carefully at that point.

The only bright side was that the office in question was only 10 minutes from home.

Shocked mum muzzles foul-mouthed toy mutt

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Sounds like...

..."bark" to me.

Methinks Leigh McPherson is having a barking laugh.

Hybrid CD vinyl unites warring tribes

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Flame

Oh dear....

I can't wait to see all the Audiophiles unleash their flaming wrath upon the "birate" comment, which is, I guess, exactly what it's there for.

This should be fun...

Schwartz goes all of a Twitter

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Thumb Down

Haiku needs more work

His Haiku is bad

It has too many onji

Unlike mine that is

Boffins try to get closer to hot bodies

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Alert

Oook!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matrioshka_brain

BOFH: Slab happy

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Spanish Army builds ant-colony AI conquistador algorithm

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Oook?

Anthill Inside?

BOFH: The stupidity criticality

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Oook!

Oook,

David Carradine found dead in Bangkok

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Unhappy

Oooook!

Oook! Oooooook! Ook!

BOFH: Snout, meet trough

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Happy

Ook!

Oooook!

Terry Pratchett cuts ribbon on Treacle Mine Road

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Happy

Oook!

Ooook.

Florida cops taser satnav lake plunge woman

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Unhappy

Oook?

Oooooooooook!!!!

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