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« Reply #45 on: November 08, 2007, 04:48:38 PM »
Ok here are some screenshots and instructions:






1) Download the Orbiter simulator here. You can download additional (better) textures for Earth and other planets if you want.
2) Download the Galactica add-on here (just click on continue few times - read the information there, it's useful, you also have separate download for viper mk7)
3) Unzip the Orbiter
4) Unzip the add-on, so the appropriate folders go to appropriate places.
5) Start orbiter.exe
6) Choose the scenario you want (they start with BETA and should be on the top), you can also change setting in the appropriate tabs.
7) Enjoy. (I did, especially when I docked the BSG with the ISS - a thing I always wanted to see. The ISS is just dwarfed by Galactica)


Just a note, flying in Orbiter is HARD. This is the simulator, not an arcade game. I REALLY recommend you read the manual.

Btw i lol'd when i looked for the links, if you write "galactica orbiter" in google, this forum page is the first one.
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« Reply #46 on: November 10, 2007, 09:27:43 AM »
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« Reply #47 on: November 10, 2007, 09:57:04 AM »
its hard to land while galactica is in orbit with earth FTL to the middle of nowhere and its piss easy also i love burning up in the atmosphere :P


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« Reply #48 on: November 10, 2007, 11:01:16 AM »
Try burning in the atmosphere, land using hover and retro thrusters, and take-off into orbit :D
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« Reply #49 on: November 10, 2007, 11:58:30 AM »
i tried to FTL to the sun.... got bored after 20 jumps


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« Reply #50 on: November 10, 2007, 01:59:55 PM »
omg, its awesome I just lost BSG so I couldnt land and I was stuck in an endless spin.
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« Reply #51 on: November 10, 2007, 02:47:14 PM »
Quote from: boomchoob;83775
i tried to FTL to the sun.... got bored after 20 jumps


How to maximize your jump distance:
1) Ful thrust on your engines
2) Use the number keys (not the numpad ones) to change JF and JC numbers to 100. Then you shuld make an 1AU jump.
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« Reply #52 on: November 10, 2007, 02:52:38 PM »
you try getting to the sun its like a 12AU jump :o


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« Reply #53 on: November 10, 2007, 03:55:08 PM »
rly? i thought the distance between the earth and the sun was 2 AU?
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« Reply #54 on: November 10, 2007, 04:11:37 PM »
It's one AU.

The Earth-Sun distance is the rough definition of what an AU is.

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« Reply #55 on: November 10, 2007, 05:41:45 PM »
well thats odd cause i had the thing on full everything and it didnt even get close......


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« Reply #56 on: November 10, 2007, 06:03:04 PM »
Hmmmm. Maybe I should have pointed out earlier that I do take a look in these forums from time to time? :D

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« Reply #57 on: November 10, 2007, 06:26:44 PM »
Is today's game still on? Because I'm not sure i'll be able to play now - after reformatting the computer, i can't install btrl!

Oh and hello there karajorma. Nothing to see here, really :D
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« Reply #58 on: November 10, 2007, 07:09:00 PM »
as i was saying the best way to kill karajorma is.....

p.s: no worries guys he never looks here