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Extrasolar / Can't finish one mission
« Last post by Nebu2k on April 05, 2014, 01:38:06 AM »

I searched the complete Island and finished all missions beside
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I'm not able to find the
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Can someone help me?
Extrasolar / Re: Looking for starspores
« Last post by kage23 on April 04, 2014, 08:07:11 PM »
Yup, I'm an XRI Pioneer, thanks to a birthday gift from some good friends of mine! ;D

I haven't found them terribly widely spread, mostly just around the
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. I'll keep looking.

Tangentially related ... I suspect (though can't be sure without accidentally getting spoilered) that I'm near the end of the plot ... I have gathered from the forums here that I will still be able to drive around and take photos (and presumably, tag them?) after the plotline ends. But will I still be able to get and complete missions from van Susteren? Or will it just be "free-roaming" do-what-I-want driving around and picture-taking?
Extrasolar / Re: (almost end of story spoiler) After the 24 hour period
« Last post by smili on April 04, 2014, 04:59:55 PM »
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Hmm.  thanks for that info.   That's interesting
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btw.  the mounds you mention.
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No - the shard very early in the game that's buried upright in the ground w/ letters scratched into it.  To the w/sw there's a little unnatural looking mound that to me made it look symbolic / like a tombstone to me.  I thought it might've been a message/sign also.
Extrasolar / Re: Looking for starspores
« Last post by AlanD on April 04, 2014, 04:04:19 PM »
Starspores are quite widely spread, just keep looking around.  Have you upgraded so as to be able to use unlimited panoramic photos?
Extrasolar / Re: Looking for starspores
« Last post by DemosMirak on April 04, 2014, 02:00:02 PM »
I found out about it by having only two things worth tagging in a picture and wondering what would happen if I tagged the same object twice. I don't know how long it will stay in the game, as I would consider it an exploit/bug/glitch, nor is it very realistic, as I doubt real rover drivers get rewarded for tagging the exact same thing in the same picture twice. I would find it funny that, if they fix it and you to try to tag a object twice, you would get a disappointed mail from Turing about how he understands your need for fame as the most tagging driver out there, double-tagging isn't in the spirit of scientific investigation.
Extrasolar / Re: Looking for starspores
« Last post by kage23 on April 04, 2014, 01:06:47 PM »
Oh huh, that's a cool trick. I didn't know you could do that! If / when I finally find one, I'll definitely have to double-tag it.
Extrasolar / Re: Looking for starspores
« Last post by DemosMirak on April 04, 2014, 12:30:59 PM »
Also, when you finally find one, just place two tagging windows over it, it will get registered twice, and you won't have to worry about finding another one.
Extrasolar / Re: Looking for starspores
« Last post by kage23 on April 04, 2014, 11:32:01 AM »
Huh, interesting. Thanks to both of you for your responses! I guess I'll just keep looking, then, haha. Maybe I'll go back to the ones I found near an obelisk and just hang out for a while or something.
Extrasolar / Re: Looking for starspores
« Last post by Ainia on April 04, 2014, 11:13:50 AM »
Hi kage23,

Yeah, I had the same frustration with the Starspores. They are open or closed "on a whim" it seems (it has nothing to do with day/night cycles).

I have noticed that those I'd tagged before I got the request for the photos didn't count toward the goal of 2 samples of each state. But I also noticed that after getting the task and tagging far more than 2 of each, it wasn't registering. Dunno if the XRI database was just slow, or if there's a glitch in this somewhere. Eventually, I suddenly got credit for having completed this task, but I'm not sure what prompted this change.
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