MoO1 – The Tale of the Pikka Birds (3)

Let fly the birds of war.

My eastern border

Initial targets: the paradise world of Firma, and the ocean world of Dunatis. Both planets can support large colonise, so I want to invade before the robotic population grows to large. The blue and purple ships you can see on the map: ignore them. They belong to some unimportant alien race that I haven’t met yet.

The orders are made: 20 million citizens from Pollus are recruited into the Alkarian army and sent to claim Dunatis for Pikka’s Empire.

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MoO1 – The Tale of the Pikka Birds (2)

Pikka’s birds are off to a flying start!

Pikka’s fledging empire is slowly growing: we have our homeworld, the sacred Lamuella, and three new colonies. And as our scouts send back reports of frozen fabulously rich in minerals, our scientists set to work on developing the technology necessary to fly there, and settle.

The Empire.

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Log Space

Just playing around with using logs to compress space within Unity3d in order to represent the solar system. The next step is to set things in motion, and then calculate all the log-km’s with respect to the players current viewpoint.

The sun, and planets out to Saturn, to log scale.

Not quite sure the best way to represent the size of the planets though. I think I’m doing something sensible, but not sure.