Guy: You say the main the point of my plug-in is to correct a single typo. Except that it isn't. The point of my plug-in is that a ship with 25 less shields, four less Missiles, and no Lightnings is not "not quite up to the Atinoda specs". And you get a truthful description how much the ship is weaker than the Kestrel.
Here is the description of the original Deliver Kestrel Parts Kestrel:
The Atinoda Kestrel is the most powerful ship available to civilians. In addition to its already formidable complement of weaponry, this sleek, black vessel carries a pair of Lightning fighter-bombers; this combination is the reason the Kestrel is classified as an escort frigate. Kestrels are manufactured here from subassemblies captured from a disabled freighter, and are discounted twenty percent off the regular price. Unfortunately, they aren't quite up to the Atinoda specs...
The original description has no typo to fix. The only thing I can think of that could be taken as a typo is that the original description says the discount is twenty percent. The actual discount is twentyfive percent.
Here is my version:
The Atinoda Kestrel is the most powerful ship available to civilians. And Kestrels are manufactured here from subassemblies captured from a disabled freighter, and are discounted twentyfive percent off the regular price. They are worse than the Atinoda version of the Kestrel, but not by much. They come with less shields, a few less Missiles, and with no Lightnings. This is perhaps the only thing that actually weakens it.
I changed almost everything - not just a single typo.
As for a tiny plug-in generating equally small interest: Flying High 2.1 is 7.9 MB and has only 3 downloads. When we compare the amount of downloads Flying High 2.1 and my plug-in have, my plug-in is massively more popular. When we only measure the amount downloads I have compared to it, not the actual amount of downloads. I have more than four times the downloads.
I have also had people downloads my plug-in faster- I had 6 downloads in the 2 first days.
After that, people have kept downloading it at a faster rate than Flying High 2.1. Though it has been slow.
Also, it has been the Add-ons for longer than my plug-in- since August 30, my plug-in has only been avaible since September 10.
A 7.9 MB plug-in is not small, shouldn't it have more interest because what you said about tinyness?
Here are two pictures that show what my description and the original are like.
The original Deliver Kestrel Parts Kestrel:
My version of the same Kestrel:
P.S. Earlier, people had downloaded my plug-in and Flying High had literally 0 downloads. And what's with the lack of interest in the newest version of Flying High?
Edit: My plug-in has gotten 2 more downloads! I thought people would no longer download it after it had gotten to 13 downloads. Now it's up to 15. Flying High 2.1, too has 2 more downloads, up to 5. It's interesting that it is always behind mine in download amounts. And yet still downloaded. No really, I wish I knew why it has so little downloads.
This post has been edited by General Cade Smart : 23 September 2012 - 12:17 PM