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Version analysis of SHIP_CONSTRICTOR

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Name: SHIP_CONSTRICTOR Type: Variable Category: Drawing ships Summary: Ship blueprint for a Constrictor Deep dive: Ship blueprints
.SHIP_CONSTRICTOR

Code variation 1 of 4Specific to an individual platform

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Docked

Flight, 6502SP, Master

EQUB 3 + (15 << 4) \ Max. canisters on demise = 3 \ Market item when scooped = 15 + 1 = 16 (alien items) EQUW 99 * 99 \ Targetable area = 99 * 99
EQUB 3 \ Max. canisters on demise = 3 EQUW 65 * 65 \ Targetable area = 65 * 65
 EQUB LO(SHIP_CONSTRICTOR_EDGES - SHIP_CONSTRICTOR)   \ Edges data offset (low)
 EQUB LO(SHIP_CONSTRICTOR_FACES - SHIP_CONSTRICTOR)   \ Faces data offset (low)

Code variation 2 of 4Related to an advanced feature

The advanced versions of Elite have an extra edge count for the ship colour; Constrictors are shown in cyan.

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Flight, Docked

6502SP, Master

EQUB 77 \ Max. edge count = (77 - 1) / 4 = 19
EQUB 81 \ Max. edge count = (81 - 1) / 4 = 20
 EQUB 0                 \ Gun vertex               = 0
 EQUB 46                \ Explosion count          = 10, as (4 * n) + 6 = 46
 EQUB 102               \ Number of vertices       = 102 / 6 = 17
 EQUB 24                \ Number of edges          = 24
 EQUW 0                 \ Bounty                   = 0
 EQUB 40                \ Number of faces          = 40 / 4 = 10
 EQUB 45                \ Visibility distance      = 45

Code variation 3 of 4Specific to an individual platform

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Docked

Flight, 6502SP, Master

EQUB 200 \ Max. energy = 200 EQUB 55 \ Max. speed = 55
EQUB 252 \ Max. energy = 252 EQUB 36 \ Max. speed = 36
 EQUB HI(SHIP_CONSTRICTOR_EDGES - SHIP_CONSTRICTOR)   \ Edges data offset (high)
 EQUB HI(SHIP_CONSTRICTOR_FACES - SHIP_CONSTRICTOR)   \ Faces data offset (high)
 EQUB 2                 \ Normals are scaled by    = 2^2 = 4

Code variation 4 of 4Specific to an individual platform

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Docked

Flight, 6502SP, Master

EQUB %00101111 \ Laser power = 5 \ Missiles = 7
EQUB %00110100 \ Laser power = 6 \ Missiles = 4
\VERTEX    x,    y,    z, face1, face2, face3, face4, visibility
 VERTEX   20,   -7,   80,     2,      0,    9,     9,         31    \ Vertex 0
 VERTEX  -20,   -7,   80,     1,      0,    9,     9,         31    \ Vertex 1
 VERTEX  -54,   -7,   40,     4,      1,    9,     9,         31    \ Vertex 2
 VERTEX  -54,   -7,  -40,     5,      4,    9,     8,         31    \ Vertex 3
 VERTEX  -20,   13,  -40,     6,      5,    8,     8,         31    \ Vertex 4
 VERTEX   20,   13,  -40,     7,      6,    8,     8,         31    \ Vertex 5
 VERTEX   54,   -7,  -40,     7,      3,    9,     8,         31    \ Vertex 6
 VERTEX   54,   -7,   40,     3,      2,    9,     9,         31    \ Vertex 7
 VERTEX   20,   13,    5,    15,     15,   15,    15,         31    \ Vertex 8
 VERTEX  -20,   13,    5,    15,     15,   15,    15,         31    \ Vertex 9
 VERTEX   20,   -7,   62,     9,      9,    9,     9,         18    \ Vertex 10
 VERTEX  -20,   -7,   62,     9,      9,    9,     9,         18    \ Vertex 11
 VERTEX   25,   -7,  -25,     9,      9,    9,     9,         18    \ Vertex 12
 VERTEX  -25,   -7,  -25,     9,      9,    9,     9,         18    \ Vertex 13
 VERTEX   15,   -7,  -15,     9,      9,    9,     9,         10    \ Vertex 14
 VERTEX  -15,   -7,  -15,     9,      9,    9,     9,         10    \ Vertex 15
 VERTEX    0,   -7,    0,    15,      9,    1,     0,          0    \ Vertex 16

.SHIP_CONSTRICTOR_EDGES

\EDGE vertex1, vertex2, face1, face2, visibility
 EDGE       0,       1,     9,     0,         31    \ Edge 0
 EDGE       1,       2,     9,     1,         31    \ Edge 1
 EDGE       1,       9,     1,     0,         31    \ Edge 2
 EDGE       0,       8,     2,     0,         31    \ Edge 3
 EDGE       0,       7,     9,     2,         31    \ Edge 4
 EDGE       7,       8,     3,     2,         31    \ Edge 5
 EDGE       2,       9,     4,     1,         31    \ Edge 6
 EDGE       2,       3,     9,     4,         31    \ Edge 7
 EDGE       6,       7,     9,     3,         31    \ Edge 8
 EDGE       6,       8,     7,     3,         31    \ Edge 9
 EDGE       5,       8,     7,     6,         31    \ Edge 10
 EDGE       4,       9,     6,     5,         31    \ Edge 11
 EDGE       3,       9,     5,     4,         31    \ Edge 12
 EDGE       3,       4,     8,     5,         31    \ Edge 13
 EDGE       4,       5,     8,     6,         31    \ Edge 14
 EDGE       5,       6,     8,     7,         31    \ Edge 15
 EDGE       3,       6,     9,     8,         31    \ Edge 16
 EDGE       8,       9,     6,     0,         31    \ Edge 17
 EDGE      10,      12,     9,     9,         18    \ Edge 18
 EDGE      12,      14,     9,     9,          5    \ Edge 19
 EDGE      14,      10,     9,     9,         10    \ Edge 20
 EDGE      11,      15,     9,     9,         10    \ Edge 21
 EDGE      13,      15,     9,     9,          5    \ Edge 22
 EDGE      11,      13,     9,     9,         18    \ Edge 23

.SHIP_CONSTRICTOR_FACES

\FACE normal_x, normal_y, normal_z, visibility
 FACE        0,       55,       15,         31    \ Face 0
 FACE      -24,       75,       20,         31    \ Face 1
 FACE       24,       75,       20,         31    \ Face 2
 FACE       44,       75,        0,         31    \ Face 3
 FACE      -44,       75,        0,         31    \ Face 4
 FACE      -44,       75,        0,         31    \ Face 5
 FACE        0,       53,        0,         31    \ Face 6
 FACE       44,       75,        0,         31    \ Face 7
 FACE        0,        0,     -160,         31    \ Face 8
 FACE        0,      -27,        0,         31    \ Face 9

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