Hello, I decided today to get back into Gmod (to test out my new 28" LCD and to celebrate my summer break from college). I have been able to find all of the good mods that I had except Spacebuild 2. I was not able to find it anywhere. I looked on facepunch, google, garrysmod.org and the SB2 svn. Even the Spacebuild 2 thread has been destroyed: http://www.facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=425094&highlight=spacebuild+2 I would really appreciate it if someone could post a working link or re-upload it.
The reason I want this is because I want to use the Spacebuild enhancement project for which SB2 is listed as a requirement.
Now you see the BEST thing someone could do… would be to name SB2 “Spacebuild Classic”, fix the bugs, clean up the code, SVN it and launch.
By removing the “2” it won’t seem old any more, and by removing the bugs, will improve it.
Marketing Hax + a little code goes a long way. If someone wants to do this, PLEASE do it correctly and don’t mess it up or write messy Lua that doesn’t quite work or adds useless features or it will just make even more of a mess. It needs to be almost perfect. I can’t do it, I don’t have the time…
SB with all the life support crap stripped out of it, the bugs fixed, and compatibility with both SB2 and SB3 maps would be heaven to me. Someone tried to make something like that once, but never bothered to actually make it work.
Because creativity was soon overrun with impatience and what’s the point if someone makes a wire cannon panel that instantly blows up your ship, because most of those servers had some form of weaponry, be it GCombat or something else :|.
I remember the good old SB2. A group I was with had a SB2 server and we had a bit of trouble keeping it stable because it would crash and most of the restarts had to be done manually.
Not to mention the load of users and their ships that have a ridiculous prop count ships complaining that their ship wasn’t causing the lag. There was also the minges who would spam the CDS weapons, try and explode as many fusion reactors as possible, and others who would try and crash the server.
SB2 isn’t stable that’s for damn sure. I would love that someone would just remake the entire concept from scratch along with a different name. Keeping it simple but modular to fit an assortment of needs and not having to force people to use things they don’t like.
Current spacebuild is total bonkers with all the crap you have to do with life support and shit. I remember the very first version by jA c0p - It had AIR. None of this coolant/gas/heavy water/marmite nonsense, just nice lovely AIR.
Back in the day, noclip was enabled on most servers then got disabled on someone as soon as they left a planet. It was possible to jump planets, but you had to be spot-on with your trajectory and speed.
And the planet couldn’t be too far away, or else you’d die when you ran out of air. As for Spacebuild being re-written, it’d be nice for it to have all the lag removed first off, I think the extra LS crap is bearable as long as you don’t drop to 5 FPS when looking at a pile of it.
I agree with UberMensch on this one. While I have not played spacebuild, I could certainly get into a gamemode like that, should someone make it. I love to build things and be creative, but from the sound of it the excessive complexity turns me off from the idea of getting this gamemode right now. Maybe just an air tank system, that refills when you land on a planet? That’d be fairly simple, wouldn’t it?