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Offline Chthon

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Silly Question
« on: February 15, 2014, 08:20:18 AM »
It lets me put parts on my Exos that reduce it to negative power.  However it doesn't give any sort of warning when I do so, and even lets me exit out.  I'm afraid to try to enter a mission like this.  Is there any detriment to doing this?  Why have power requirements if you can do this?

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Re: Silly Question
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2014, 01:18:14 PM »
It actually blocks you, just belatedly.
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Re: Silly Question
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2014, 03:17:05 PM »
Ahh, ok.  All the talk about overloading your reactor and explosions in the flavor text got me paranoid I guess :)

Just another question.  I keep reading in the wiki that you can target the ground with an attack.  This would be VERY handy with AoE attacks, but I cannot figure out how to do it.  I don't even see controls in the settings.  Mind filling me in on the keyboard controls?
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Re: Silly Question
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2014, 05:18:29 PM »
Ahh, ok.  All the talk about overloading your reactor and explosions in the flavor text got me paranoid I guess :)

Just another question.  I keep reading in the wiki that you can target the ground with an attack.  This would be VERY handy with AoE attacks, but I cannot figure out how to do it.  I don't even see controls in the settings.  Mind filling me in on the keyboard controls?

Hold down the Shift key.

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Re: Silly Question
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2014, 05:38:42 PM »
Ahh, ok.  All the talk about overloading your reactor and explosions in the flavor text got me paranoid I guess :)

Just another question.  I keep reading in the wiki that you can target the ground with an attack.  This would be VERY handy with AoE attacks, but I cannot figure out how to do it.  I don't even see controls in the settings.  Mind filling me in on the keyboard controls?

Hold down the Shift key.

Thanks, any other keyboard controls of goodness to know?

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Re: Silly Question
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2014, 12:41:13 AM »
Iirc, the Ctrl key allows you to switch the axis of the Welding Laser's attack.

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Re: Silly Question
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2014, 04:19:38 PM »
Iirc, the Ctrl key allows you to switch the axis of the Welding Laser's attack.
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Note:  Sometimes holding shift+ctrl to get both shows my sensor range and obscures the splash damage from my weapons.  This confused me at first to think shift wasn't working.  Might want to look into that.