Re: [nbos] Astrosynthesis on Windows 7 64-bit
"Cam Kirmser"
Fri Jun 3rd, 2011
You're right. I think an entire galaxy is right out - well, unless they
build a desktop Cray, which may not be all that far away.

From: []
On Behalf Of Carl Hess
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2011 1:36 PM
To: NBOS Software
Subject: Re: [nbos] Astrosynthesis on Windows 7 64-bit

I don't think AS has the capability for an entire galaxy. In my experience,
it's better to build it out in 100 light-year chunks.


Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 12:32:36 -0400
Subject: Re: [nbos] Astrosynthesis on Windows 7 64-bit

Now that would be a blessing: a tool that had capability to generate an
entire galaxy shape. Spiral arms and galactic cores for spiral galazies, and
globular clusters


Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 17:46:56 -0500
Subject: Re: [nbos] Astrosynthesis on Windows 7 64-bit

What I've noticed when I try to generate a sector, is that it seems to put
all the stars in some small section of the whole area. Basically, I've
stopped using it. What I do is use an Excel sheet I've created to generate
the system info, save it as a csv and then import that to AS.

I'm working on a VBasic generator to give me more power over the process,
maybe include variables for galaxy shapes and/or age, that sort of thing.

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