I am not sure, as they require a high wanted level, which the base actually had. In ‘normal’ encounters they tend to disappear when I run off to drop the wanted level and return real quick to hopefully find one still walking about. Might have to try some more, as it would be cool, although I doubt they will return to their fold-up state.
Exactly the reason I got it, the looks Plenty of them around on my home planet, but the time I bought it was because of being an A-Class with 20 slots, perfect layout, and tech. Was the 2nd ship I bought and could just afford it. See here.
@Argent-Star correct this was shown in a trailer but walkersbin the wild never made it to launch so we never seen this in action until NEXT
The only time I’ve seen them do this for me in NEXT was when I had a five star, and I hid, because I wanted to show my friend, who is new to the game, how fun it was to follow a walker around as it tries to run away and despawn.
The walker was in its crouched position atop the mountain I ditched it on, but it was on a weird bit of geography causing it to sorta shake so i thought at first it’s legs were just stuck in the mountain.
Said to my friend, ah crap it’s glitched into the mountain, we’ll have to dig it out.
Got a genuine fright when we approached and it just stood up suddenly, looming over us.
Very cool to hear you can find them in the wild like this too
I have hit about 20 worlds so far, with no sign of the yellow sentinels - I’m leaning towards wishful thinking on my part or perhaps I was moving the sun in a pic or something. I’m still looking and playing with sentinels in hopes of finding some, the quads jumping at me makes me laugh so I’m having fun searching
Good stuff, @SingularGleam.
They do look “a bit yellow-ish” in your pic, compared to regular orangey… but perhaps it really is only about the larger units – being fewer in number overall, it would be “easier” to code a subset of them with (different colouring and) different behaviour instruction sets.
I guess it would make sense that the ubiquitous Floating Eyes / Drones would just be run-o-th-mill.
Anyone else got some good Sentinel-Surfing pix for August?
I’ve yet to see someone “ride a(ny) sentinel” over a ravine for example. (It would take more patience than most have - possibly/probably?! - to ( a ) wait for a sentinel to be ‘accessible’,
( b ) take the time to Get On Top Of It, and ( c ) w-a-i-t around while it does its semi-randomised floating . . .)
That’s an EXCELLENT capture, @projectcartwheel!
If the drone’s really close to the ship, I wonder if - were it to move away - you’d be left standing on the most forward edge of the thruster-jet intake . . . ?
I also like your ship; it’s got a similar config to the “small” style I prefer; bubt I’m not keen on the shortest “starter-ship” nose. I REALLY like the tri-port engines in back, though – the 1-over-2 triangular layout is my favourite.
Can only guess from this pic, but are your wings the medium-wide trapezoids?
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