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Earning Your Wings! A Guide For Understanding Movment.

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That's really cool. Any chance of doing this for large bases?

I'll work on the pics for the large bases. The sight lines remain the same whether you flying a small or large ship. The distance for the turns and banks are as such

1 turn = 0 ship bases, it's actually a slight negative as the ship base will overlap a bite

2 turn = .75 ship bases

3 turn = 1.75 ship bases

1 bank = .75 ship bases

2 bank = 1.75 ship bases

3 bank = 2.75 ship bases

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Thanks so much for this post.

 

Once again the laser level is one of the best purchases made for the game lol

 

EDIT: with the banks (the trick with the nubs) I'm curious to see if that works also for the large ships

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I had not noticed that relationship before. I had a different method for eyeballing. Seems about as effective, but not as easily explained as this. Good job mate.

Yeah, there is definitely many ways to go about this. I've found this to be the easiest way to teach newer and veterans alike. The real trick is seeing 2-3 moves ahead and planing on getting there.

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For me it was seeing how the firing arc basically gave you a clue as to where the ship would end up. It'll take some practice to correctly gauge the distances, but this was a very helpful visual aid.

I always end up overestimating distances.

For example: I was flying the defender toward the edge of the board (thanks ion cannon!) with a y-wing behind me. I wanted to 4k turn, but feared my ship base would be dangerously close to the edge, so I hard turned. For fun I decided to measure before I moved and discovered I probably could have 6 or 7k turned and been fine. I can usually maneuver through the asteroids pretty well as far as turns go, but I have a harder time with the distances.

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Just out of curiosity what part of the guide was the most helpful or which part was new to you. I have other tips and tricks and this info will help me decide what to write up next.

 

I liked how you explained the banks and used the laser ruler.  With banks I've always just guessed.  How you explained it is very precise, and intuitive.

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Great guide.

 

But I have question. Where to purchase in Europe this great laser? 

http://www.amazon.de/LINIENLASER-650NM-5MW-90%C2%B0-70105025/dp/B005LGULI4/ref=pd_sim_ce_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0YDZV951HAQ3GM43PPDM

This one?

 

In Switzerland, it's available here (which is where I got mine):

 

http://www.conrad.ch/ce/de/product/817954/Lasermodul-Linie-Rot-5-mW-Laserfuchs-LFL650-5-4515x6860?ref=searchDetail

 

It depends on where in Europe you live I guess. The one you linked is amazon.de, thus probably available in Germany.

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Great guide.

 

But I have question. Where to purchase in Europe this great laser? 

http://www.amazon.de/LINIENLASER-650NM-5MW-90°-70105025/dp/B005LGULI4/ref=pd_sim_ce_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0YDZV951HAQ3GM43PPDM

This one?

I spent ages trying to find that one but couldn't, I ended up getting a cheap one out of desperation from eBay for £1.99 delivered which I now prefer anyway as it can be set flat on the table and projects the line perfectly with no need for shakey hands and isn't much bigger than that one

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Great guide.

 

But I have question. Where to purchase in Europe this great laser? http://www.amazon.de/LINIENLASER-650NM-5MW-90°-70105025/dp/B005LGULI4/ref=pd_sim_ce_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0YDZV951HAQ3GM43PPDM

This one?

I spent ages trying to find that one but couldn't, I ended up getting a cheap one out of desperation from eBay for £1.99 delivered which I now prefer anyway as it can be set flat on the table and projects the line perfectly with no need for shakey hands and isn't much bigger than that one

There are many on amazon. I got a little chuckle out of cheap as the one I'm using only cost $5 from Harbor Freight here in the U.S.. I've looked through thier web site but can't find it there, it must only be sold in stores.

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