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by MantisManMike
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Mike's FTL tips
Replies: 10
Views: 5467

Re: Mike's FTL tips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70fG2PoxkAU

This time we're looking at later-game situations with the Shield Drone.

Sorry the last fight is kinda long, I already simplified it and speeded it up quite a lot!
by MantisManMike
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Working Mods
Topic: Small bug fix mod
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Small bug fix mod

Download: Mike's bug fixes 1.0 This mod should be compatible with most others. Load it last. ⋅ Fixed the Rebel Defector event, so you can never tell if it's a trap. ⋅ Fixed a graphical bug that caused Hull Beam to "flicker". ⋅ Fixed a graphical bug with the Be...
by MantisManMike
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Working Mods
Topic: Event testing
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Event testing

Download: Event testing 1.0 This is a tool for modders wanting to test specific events. It currently only works in sector 1. It's provided as a ZIP, because you'll need to edit the file data/newEvents.xml.append to specify which event(s) you want to test. The dev console is much better, but that doe...
by MantisManMike
Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: The "no reactor" run
Replies: 0
Views: 1664

The "no reactor" run

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7JQsXoCSsc Zoltan C, modded to have 0 reactor bars and no battery (also Balance Mod). I love "thematic" challenges like "no shields" or "no weapons", so this one really appealed to me. It was the hardest challenge run I've ever done, by ...
by MantisManMike
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Working Mods
Topic: FTL Developer Console
Replies: 9
Views: 7916

Re: FTL Developer Console

This dev console is incredibly useful for testing and demonstrations. Thanks for your effort making it available.

Unfortunately the latest FTL update broke it. Any chance of a fix?
by MantisManMike
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Mike's FTL tips
Replies: 10
Views: 5467

Re: Mike's FTL tips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KrfF8NN3yQ

This video explains exactly how shield drones work, and then demonstrates some early-game tactics such as ion dodging.

Even watching this back, I already see another optimisation!
by MantisManMike
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Working Mods
Topic: Shield drone micro (practice mod)
Replies: 0
Views: 1166

Shield drone micro (practice mod)

Download: Shield drone micro v1.0

This is the mod I used for my latest tips video. You can use it to practise your shield drone skills.
by MantisManMike
Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Mike's FTL tips
Replies: 10
Views: 5467

Re: Mike's FTL tips

Same thing for Zoltan A and B:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsY5J8t3_ok
by MantisManMike
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Mod Development
Topic: Help with advanced xml tags
Replies: 3
Views: 1813

Re: Help with advanced xml tags

Just a quick update to say that it worked, thanks!
by MantisManMike
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Mod Development
Topic: Help with advanced xml tags
Replies: 3
Views: 1813

Re: Help with advanced xml tags

Thanks, that's really helpful! :) Looks like I just didn't understand the expected structure.