Converting raw data to VaS stats

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Converting raw data to VaS stats

Postby Andymadwash » Sun Nov 22, 2009 12:58 am

Does anyone have the formula for converting raw ship data into VaS stats?
Damage, Crew, Speed etc. It would be handy to know when creating ship cards which aren't covered in the fleet lists, esp in Burgers Ship Viewer.

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Postby Captain Chum » Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:14 am

I know this post is dated, but I would like to know the answer to this question as well. Anybody? Or is there somewhere on this forum where you can direct me to the answer?
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Postby Lincolnlog » Thu Jan 13, 2011 9:43 am

I had requested this info also, in the rules master forum. It's easier to get the chemical formula for the solid fuel used by the space shuttle.

You can work some of it out for yourself (for instance based on weapons ranges the ground scale is 1" = 1000yards). The thing to remember when coverting speeds, a Nautical Mile is 2000 yards, versus statute mile which is 1760 yards.

There is some inconsistency in the game with weapon ranges and armor/target scores. I was told in another post this is to reflect crew quality (thought thats what the command score was for). Generally these are not real difficult to guess.

David Manley will provide an official set of stats, if you request them by ship class or aircraft. I have to say, they are really great on here about providing specific ship and aircraft data when requested.
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Postby rcbecker1 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 1:14 pm

Im might be abl to help out on this also now.
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Postby DM » Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:17 pm

Tell me what you want and I'll see what I can do :)
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Postby rcbecker1 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:40 am

Yeah Im allways looking to expand ship list.
DM do you have list of all the ships and planes you have statted out for various reasons as backup.
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