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Bandit Run [25 upvote prize!]

52.3k belugasub  one month ago

so the devs haven't made a tournament in a while... so I did!

Introduction:

Welcome to the bandit run racing tournament!
you will have to make a manoeuvrable prop plane which will be downloaded by me and used in the Race against opponents feature with AI control on, so that its fair.

Rules:

1) Must be a successor.
2) Must be your own build.
3) must be new, if its not uploaded already then its fine.
4) at least 20 parts, maximum 700 parts
5) dont make it stupidly big, not gonna measure it but use common sense
6) no modded engines
7) Prop only
8) No mods (other than fine tuner and overload just for decoration)
9) max 2 props

feel free to ask questions in the comments

How it will work:

I will download all the entrys
I will then match them up against each other (randomly)
I will race them on Bandit run with AI mode on
whoever wins will pass on to the next round until there is only one left.

make your plane look good for extra points!

if you upload more than 1 entry, the most recent will be used.

Tips:

make a cool looking plane with a good livery.
test your plane with AI mode on on Bandit run.

Prizes (Race tournament)

1st-25 upvotes
2nd-5 upvotes
3rd- 3 upvotes

Prizes for best looks and livery

1st- 18 upvotes

Deadline:

delayed to 12th of july

Other notices:

For those in my ducc challenge, the deadline is tomorrow, I will be grading them then.

Dont spam ducc stuff on this post, the joke is old and not funny anymore.

Discord

If there are not enough submissions it will be cancelled

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Successors 53 airplane(s) +829 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 1.6ft (0.5m)
  • Length 3.3ft (1.0m)
  • Height 3.3ft (1.0m)
  • Empty Weight 595lbs (269kg)
  • Loaded Weight 595lbs (269kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading -439,839.3lbs/ft2 (-2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 385

Parts

  • Number of Parts 3
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    1,852 jetnyan

    Ok cool @belugasub

    2 days ago
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    52.3k belugasub

    No problem man! @Baldovino

    3 days ago
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    37.9k Baldovino

    @belugasub Take your time, this is our hobby, not our work. :) Just keep us informed. :) Thanks for your time.

    3 days ago
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    52.3k belugasub

    It’s a lot of work I must admit.. I am however in the process of te first round @Baldovino

    3 days ago
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    37.9k Baldovino

    @belugasub XD I mean the tournament, but I hope all is ok in general.

    3 days ago
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    52.3k belugasub

    Do you mean progress with the tournament or just in general? XD @Baldovino

    3 days ago
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    37.9k Baldovino

    @belugasub How is going, mate?

    3 days ago
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    52.3k belugasub

    Ive done the first round, just gonna do the others today and tomorrow @jetnyan

    3 days ago
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    1,852 jetnyan

    Done yet? 15th

    3 days ago
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    1,951 Strucker

    I want to enter late lol.

    5 days ago
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    How did you do the screenshot?

    18 days ago
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    49.7k Stingray

    Upvoted since you are keeping the idea of a Tournament alive. Note: why I am not entering, (1) the consistently fastest build violates the No version 1.5 propeller rule, (2) every other build I have for Bandit Run work great on Mac OS SimplePlanes but crash via buggy AI on Windows OS about 20% of the time. All scoring, including an actual flight test appear subjective at the moment. [May explain why Users lose interest in SP Tournaments, maybe.]

    19 days ago
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    5,752 Diloph

    Hey buddy, will there be a video of who’s plane did best?@belugasub

    21 days ago
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    3,501 Generalkeath

    Rip your dream @ChiyomiAnzai

    22 days ago
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    14.2k ChiyomiAnzai

    Oh.
    @belugasub

    22 days ago
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    52.3k belugasub

    @ChiyomiAnzai if it dosent give any performance advantages then yes

    +1 22 days ago
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    14.2k ChiyomiAnzai

    Can i use modded props?

    Like XML scaled?

    22 days ago
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    6,240 P0TET0Z

    @belugasub

    00F OK

    25 days ago
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    52.3k belugasub

    It’s not uploaded sorry @P0TET0Z

    25 days ago
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    6,240 P0TET0Z

    @belugasub link to the plane in the picture? Please

    25 days ago
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    52.3k belugasub

    What does that do? @Nerfaddict

    26 days ago
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    52.3k belugasub

    Yes for all @Rub3n213

    +1 26 days ago
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    8,949 Rub3n213

    is It cool if I make wings 0 drag?
    To clarify, custom fuselage wings.

    Also I tend to make the aircraft without mass and then add mass pieces at the end, would this be an acceptable method if the end result were to be say between 5k-10k pounds?

    Also I see no modded engines allowed but say for aesthetic purpose, could I scale say a T2000 a little larger to fit the nose of the aircraft?

    26 days ago
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    9,113 Nerfaddict

    @belugasub Is the "disableBaseMesh" mod for the small rotator allowed?'

    27 days ago
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    150 Bronco35

    Probably not I’m guessing @FairFireFight

    27 days ago
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