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    Thargoids?

    So, this just hit the web.

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    Oh nice.

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    THEY'RE HERE...




    took their damn time tbh.

    edit: im reminded of this though:

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    That's pretty damn impressive. Suspiciously convenient that it was recorded, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bombcrater View Post
    That's pretty damn impressive. Suspiciously convenient that it was recorded, though.
    Apparently its a prescripted encounter that will happen to players. Ive seen the same sort of video from different people.

    Ie here's one from HarryPotter


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bombcrater View Post
    That's pretty damn impressive. Suspiciously convenient that it was recorded, though.
    I'm 99% sure it is a staged promo by Frontier. Either they're working with the streamer (though I'd have thought legally they need to disclose it) or they knew he was streaming and recording at that time and intervened to pull him out of FSD into that instance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandzibar View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Bombcrater View Post
    That's pretty damn impressive. Suspiciously convenient that it was recorded, though.
    Apparently its a prescripted encounter that will happen to players. Ive seen the same sort of video from different people.

    Ie here's one from HarryPotter

    Oh ok I guess I was wrong

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    Popped in to the area last night about 20mins after the first reports, didn't find anything.

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    So is it only happening in a certain region?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smuggo View Post
    So is it only happening in a certain region?
    Yeah the Maia region. Where all the other crashed Thargoid / unknown probe stuffs is.

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    I'm not saying it's Thargoids

    But it's Thargoids


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    I'm about 3.5 kly out, in the next spiral arm over from the bubble. Gonna make my way back tonight and have a look, see if I get 'hyperdicted'.

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    Did a 450ly loop around the maia system, didn't get grabbed also landed in Hip 17862 (on the wrong planet)

    Found out i have no fucking clue how to pick up crap in the buggy.

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    You need an unknown artifact in the hold to get interdicted, those you can find 130 to 150 ly out from maia. It helps to have a resistent cargohold so your internals dont fry while carrying it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Torashuu View Post
    You need an unknown artifact in the hold to get interdicted, those you can find 130 to 150 ly out from maia. It helps to have a resistent cargohold so your internals dont fry while carrying it.
    Pretty sure every site close to Maia are dried up, so if you want artifacts you need to buy them on the local market.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rakshasa The Cat View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Torashuu View Post
    You need an unknown artifact in the hold to get interdicted, those you can find 130 to 150 ly out from maia. It helps to have a resistent cargohold so your internals dont fry while carrying it.
    Pretty sure every site close to Maia are dried up, so if you want artifacts you need to buy them on the local market.
    Just flip to solo and grab one.

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    No not planet sites, deep space 500-700ls from a star, a star that is ~140ly away from maia you will get an unknown signal, drop in and presto an unknown artefact.
    http://canonn.science/codex/science/unknown-artefacts/
    Last edited by Torashuu; January 7 2017 at 08:23:48 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkening View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Rakshasa The Cat View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Torashuu View Post
    You need an unknown artifact in the hold to get interdicted, those you can find 130 to 150 ly out from maia. It helps to have a resistent cargohold so your internals dont fry while carrying it.
    Pretty sure every site close to Maia are dried up, so if you want artifacts you need to buy them on the local market.
    Just flip to solo and grab one.
    They're dried up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Torashuu View Post
    You need an unknown artifact in the hold to get interdicted, those you can find 130 to 150 ly out from maia. It helps to have a resistent cargohold so your internals dont fry while carrying it.
    Nope.

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    oops

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