[SHIP] StarBug - Red dwarf mining ship.
Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:17 pm
Mothership/craft: Red Dwarf
Size: Varies between crashes and realities
Speed: (depends), increased by 300% in Epideme.
Lasers: Yes, after being upgraded by simulants
Mines: Limpet mines, effective against all large squid type creatures
Defence shield: Nope
Type: Class 2, ship to surface transport
Cloaking Device: Yep, as used in Backwards
Crashed in: Backwards, Bodyswap, Marooned, Dimension Jump, Back to reality (kind of), Terrorform and Psirens.
StarBug is is one of the old class-2 ship-to-surface vessels - the very model, in fact, that was withdrawn due to major flight design flaws.
Has several stasis chambers.
Can work underwater.
Has tracks which can be used on unstable landscapes ie. Swamps.
Armed with Flares and Laser Cannons by the Simulants in Gunmen of the Apocylpse.
Hull Points: 30
Starting Power: 8
1 Human (Barely) - Dave Lister
1 Ghost - Arnold J Rimmer
1 Engi - Kryten
1 Mantis - Cat
Engines, Level 2
Medbay, Level 1
Cloaking, Level 2
Oxygen, Level 1
Weapons, Level 4
Sensors, Level 1
Pilot, Level 1
Doors, Level 1
Scrap Recovery Arm
Comes equipped with a Class 1 Burst Laser for mining purposes, along with 10 Flares which have been modified using the limpet mine technology so they can be teleported aboard enemy (or your own) ships. The included Scrap Recovery Arm enables you to collect as many mining minerals as is possible.
DOWNLOAD: http://www.filefactory.com/file/g51syl1 ... arbug1_ftl
Installation: Use GMM to install, It will replace the Stealth B variant.
THANKS: kartoFlane for making Superluminal Ship Editor.
Finally, I'd like to add that I've playtested this ship a few times and beaten the game with it on normal. I got lucky in sector 7 and faced the final boss with 2 Burst Laser MK1 and a Glaive.
Bugs 'n' stuff:
*Restarting the game will change the Ghost crewmwmber to a human.
*Crewmembers have random names, you'll have to change them yourself. The only way I know to have preset names is to upload a save, but then you'll always have the same starting system. Besides, it only takes 1min to change the names.