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(The off-station locations have names too. And there's apparently also a mining rig on the trench)
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Named after the distinct shape of its hull, [http://goonhub.com/maps/manta '''Manta'''] is the second underwater-themed map to arrive on Goonstation and the first ship map to be set underwater. Created by admin & spriter Azungar with the help of several other admins and community members, it was released to the public on [TBA] after several months of teasers and tests.
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Named after the distinct shape of its hull, [http://goonhub.com/maps/manta '''Manta'''] is the second underwater-themed map to arrive on Goonstation and the first ship map to be set underwater. Created by admin & spriter Azungar with the help of several other admins, coders, mentors and community members, it was released to the public in September 2019 after several months of teasers and tests.
  
 
Though the NSS ''Manta'' is a slick new vessel, it still needs tuning and fixing from time to time. If you notice something missing or malfunctioning or want to make a suggestion, however small, however big, be sure to visit the [https://forum.ss13.co/showthread.php?tid=12797 Official Manta FIX THIS SHIT! thread].
 
Though the NSS ''Manta'' is a slick new vessel, it still needs tuning and fixing from time to time. If you notice something missing or malfunctioning or want to make a suggestion, however small, however big, be sure to visit the [https://forum.ss13.co/showthread.php?tid=12797 Official Manta FIX THIS SHIT! thread].
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As with its stationary cousin [[Oshan]], Manta heralded many new features and firsts, namely being first to:
 
As with its stationary cousin [[Oshan]], Manta heralded many new features and firsts, namely being first to:
*Hire a [[Communications Officer]].
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*Simulate ship movement! See [[#Ship Movement Mechanics|below]] for more details.
*Forgo a [[Plasma Research]] area in favor of...
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*Feature an actual communications system and hire a [[Communications Officer]] to protect it.
*Feature the ship torpedo system, complete which tied into...
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*Forgo a [[Plasma Research]] area in favor of the ship torpedo system.
*Have its own unique random event, where you have to launch certain missles to response to certain threats.
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*Have its own unique random event that involves...
*Use [[Engineering Objects#Junction Box|junction boxes]], which can malfunction during [[Random Events#Ion Storm|ion storms]].
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*Use [[Engineering Objects#Junction Box|junction boxes]], which can sometimes malfunction.
 
*Feature functional display cabinets, shelves, and racks, the latter of which are promienently used in the [[Garbage Garbs#Manta|Garbage Garbs clothing store]], another new addition.  
 
*Feature functional display cabinets, shelves, and racks, the latter of which are promienently used in the [[Garbage Garbs#Manta|Garbage Garbs clothing store]], another new addition.  
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*Have coffeemakers and dispensers.
 
*Include a [[General Objects#Roulette Wheel|roulette wheel & table]] in the bar.
 
*Include a [[General Objects#Roulette Wheel|roulette wheel & table]] in the bar.
 
*Incorporate a rock worm farm, located, naturally, in [[Mining Department#Manta|Mining]].
 
*Incorporate a rock worm farm, located, naturally, in [[Mining Department#Manta|Mining]].
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*Have loudspeakers, prominently featured in [[Engineering#Manta|Engineering]].
 
*Substitute the Captain's bonzai plant with something else, namely the ship in a bottle.
 
*Substitute the Captain's bonzai plant with something else, namely the ship in a bottle.
*Utilize several new flooring sprites and unfortunately purely aesthetic pieces of furniture, such as clocks, toilet paper, diploma frames, ATM covers, and, many, many more.  
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*Utilize several new flooring sprites and unfortunately purely aesthetic pieces of furniture, such as clocks, posters, toilet paper, diploma frames, ATM covers, and, many, many more.  
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==Ship Movement Mechanics==
  
 
==Upper Midsection==
 
==Upper Midsection==

Revision as of 03:15, 16 September 2019

Current Maps
Clarion - Cogmap1 - Cogmap2 - Destiny - Oshan Laboratory - Atlas


Named after the distinct shape of its hull, Manta is the second underwater-themed map to arrive on Goonstation and the first ship map to be set underwater. Created by admin & spriter Azungar with the help of several other admins, coders, mentors and community members, it was released to the public in September 2019 after several months of teasers and tests.

Though the NSS Manta is a slick new vessel, it still needs tuning and fixing from time to time. If you notice something missing or malfunctioning or want to make a suggestion, however small, however big, be sure to visit the Official Manta FIX THIS SHIT! thread.

September 14, 2019 to Present

As with its stationary cousin Oshan, Manta heralded many new features and firsts, namely being first to:

  • Simulate ship movement! See below for more details.
  • Feature an actual communications system and hire a Communications Officer to protect it.
  • Forgo a Plasma Research area in favor of the ship torpedo system.
  • Have its own unique random event that involves...
  • Use junction boxes, which can sometimes malfunction.
  • Feature functional display cabinets, shelves, and racks, the latter of which are promienently used in the Garbage Garbs clothing store, another new addition.
  • Have coffeemakers and dispensers.
  • Include a roulette wheel & table in the bar.
  • Incorporate a rock worm farm, located, naturally, in Mining.
  • Have loudspeakers, prominently featured in Engineering.
  • Substitute the Captain's bonzai plant with something else, namely the ship in a bottle.
  • Utilize several new flooring sprites and unfortunately purely aesthetic pieces of furniture, such as clocks, posters, toilet paper, diploma frames, ATM covers, and, many, many more.

Ship Movement Mechanics

Upper Midsection

Security

Command

Lower Midsection

Engineering

East

Medical

Research

West

Civilian & Recreation

Supply

Off-Station

Unofficial Map

Slightly modified from a map compiled by pali6 and friends. Save or open in a new tab for a bigger version.