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Hangar shield door

Currently existing technology, Plasma Window is wall of magnetically sealed plasma, that prevents decompression of ship. Similar in looks to Star Treks or Star Wars "force fields" guarding entrances to hangars, it prevents air from escaping, but at the same time it doesn't stop lasers, or physical objects with sufficient kinetic energy, like bullets or ships, so it only purpose is the keep atmosphere in, without protecting ...more »

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Reconsider magnetic boots.

The current artificial gravity solution is very sloppy and causes problems such as allowing a player to fall off a cliff in space, which is absurd. According to a blog post magnetic boots were experimented with but discarded, however I think the current alternative is worse not better. One good example of magnetic boots working in a game is shattered horizon as seen in several ...more »

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Escape Pods

The ability to add escape pods to a large ship so that, in an emergency (such as if you're under attack and your thrusters have been destroyed to prevent movement), you can still have a chance of escaping. These pods should be white and small - slightly bigger than your engineer. That way, you have the chance of escaping unseen. These pods could either be set to automatically fly very quickly back to your "home" space ...more »

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