# Space and Time

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### #1 teufelwolf@yahoo.com

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 04:07 PM

So how FAR is one move in the game….amount of meters?!

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How much TIME is one turn?!

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### #2 jetsetter

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 04:31 PM

Well, the Xwing is 12.5 meters long, according to wookiepedia ( http://starwars.wiki...ing_starfighter ). So I would guess a 1 straight is about that far.

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 04:49 PM

Probably best not to think about it.  As said above, the Straight 1 roughly coincides with an X-Wing's length.  However, considering the speeds these ships are flying at, a round would be fractions of a second.

It's a system means to evoke the feeling of starfighter dogfighting in Star Wars.  it's not meant as a simulation.  It falls apart pretty quickly in that regard.

### #4 nimdabew

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 04:48 AM

Just like a 40k game that takes 3 hours to play would take about 5 minutes to actually fight, X-Wing games that go an hour would probably take about 20-30 seconds to actually fly.

### #5 RedWilde

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 05:48 AM

Under a parsec ^,^

### #6 nimdabew

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 07:00 AM

RedWilde said:

Under a parsec ^,^

A parsec is a measure of distance, not time.

### #7 jetsetter

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 09:55 AM

overall…just watch Star Wars and see how fast the fight scenes go…

### #8 Darkheart

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 02:21 PM

jetsetter said:

Well, the Xwing is 12.5 meters long, according to wookiepedia ( http://starwars.wiki...ing_starfighter ). So I would guess a 1 straight is about that far.

True, but the base moves from front to back so a starfighter moves about 25m using a move 1 while a large craft moves about 37m.

Wooki (and the old PC games )also states that an x-wing has a max speed of 100MGLT and an atmospheric speed of 1050km/h.

I can't find a definitive answer on how fast that is, so I will use wookies estimate from the PC game again of 100MGLT= 100m/s (aprox).

If we call that maximum combat speed then an X-wing has a max forward movement of a 4, so it's distance traveled would be (4x12.5 + ship length 12.5)62.5m. If that is at its maximum combat speed of 100m/s then a game round is 0.625 seconds.

Disclaimer: I am making a number of assumptions and my math may be bad

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 03:47 AM