Infinite Space for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion. The mod enhances the overal look and feel of the game by adding a ton of new planets and planet types, planet bonuses, rendering, tweaks and much more!

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Planets with moons?
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axeldude Author
axeldude Oct 6 2012 says:


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tommylogon Oct 6 2012 says:

i like it, but is there no way for you to make them orbit? talk with the developer from mealstrom, i think he knows how to do it.

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axeldude Oct 6 2012 replied:

Yeah it's possible, just don't know how :) I've some models from another mod that orbit but the orbit is a bit to short so it's in the gravity well, meaning ships can fly through the moons, which is a deal breaker

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VeniVdVici Oct 6 2012 replied:

You do it as a particle effect. All you would need to do is increase the radius and make the effect part of the planet bonus.

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axeldude Oct 7 2012 replied:

I have no experience with particle fx at all :D

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Roboute-Guilliman Oct 6 2012 says:

for the bonus what about certain moons are habitable which increase planet pop and some are mineral rich increase resource income and maybe others are tactical moons increasing amount of defenses around the gravity well?

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axeldude Oct 6 2012 replied:

Yeah was thinking that too for the planet population but there's no way in selecting the moon or creating planet elevators on them (the space cars)

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Bloc97 Mar 10 2013 replied:

No need for planet elevators or selecting the moons, just add the bonuses when there's a moon around the planet, and add 8-12 more tactical slots, since they can use the moon as a control centre which allows for more tactical slots.

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JIMBOkye Dec 3 2012 says:

def pop bonus... maybe a tides bonus that increases... um... some kind of production. like increas in food or something so it makes more credits

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Russell03025 Feb 19 2013 replied:

Nah... I don't think tides is a good idea...

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Teddy1236 Jun 9 2013 says:


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That's no moon!
Oh wait, yes it is..

Currently I'm working on moons for planets: they are just eye candy and sadly don't orbit the planet.
However, I'm planning to attach special planet bonuses for planets with moons, but I don't know what. Any feedback would be nice!

Regarding last week's media update: I think I'm going to make several textures (mostly desert/ice) for pirate planets (normal/dwarf) and give them a negative planet bonus "Corruption" downgrading several stats of the planet.

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