The Jovian Lunar Tour Oct 8, 2018 19:18:26 GMT
Post by airc777 on Oct 8, 2018 19:18:26 GMT
This is my first post here and I'm not entirely sure where specifically to post this question.
I'm 115 hours in this game and I'm not sure if the mission 'The Jovian Lunar Tour' is possible in the current patch.
The current stock Gunship weighs 11.7 Kt and has 4.24 Km/s of Delta V.
I found a guide for the mission via google on forums.mudspike.com dated October of 2016 and it suggests the Gunship is 9.8 Kt and has 5.48 Km/s of Delta V.
The mission does not let you customize the gunship, or I would have already made a clone with far thinner armor, far lighter radiators, and far more efficient engines.
I don't believe I'm being particularly inefficient with my burns and gravity assists, but I'm having a hell of a time just getting the gunship where it needs to go.
I've tried firing the flak missiles immediately at the start of the mission to give me extra Delta V to work with, but it doesn't give me much.
I can kill the marauders in orbit of Europa via a flyby without circularizing around Europa.
I can get the gunship and the tanker to the Lagrange point, but I can't quite seem to get the gunship to intercept the fuel depot, even without fighting the marauders first.
I can get the tanker to the fuel depot easily, but I can't seem to set the gunship as the frame of reference and I haven't been able to re-intercept it.
I have no idea how I'm going to get to the fleet in orbit of Io, let alone how I'm going to chase them down when they evade after I get there.
Is there something I'm just fundamentally miss understanding? Because this just doesn't look doable.