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RubberJesus
November 19th, 2008, 05:28 PM
Since the team will be completely cut off from earth what will happen when they inevitably run out of ammo, unless the have some smaller version of the X-699 (I say smaller because that giant plasma bazooka from continuum would just be silly), or maybe the writers will create their biggest plot-hole yet the infinite P-90 clip.

Xylian
November 19th, 2008, 05:35 PM
I've thought of this many times before. They'll probably have some sort of replication technology like in Star Trek, so all they have to do is replicate P-90 ammo or something. Come to think of it, the Asgard had technology like that as seen in Unending.

Rise Of The Phoenix
November 19th, 2008, 06:50 PM
Maybe like you say RubberJesus they'll have an Earth made energy weapon.
What about a P90 that instead of firing bullets fires smaller energy blast similar to a staff weapons shots, maybe even some kind of variable sized shot.
Either that or they'll say the P90 and hand pistols now have built in matter converters that fabricate rounds when needed.

Milleniumlance
November 19th, 2008, 07:27 PM
^^^^^hahahaha

curiousmanners
November 19th, 2008, 07:47 PM
Either that or they'll say the P90 and hand pistols now have built in matter converters that fabricate rounds when needed.

hahahahaha.. i would love that

Boon
November 19th, 2008, 07:50 PM
They'll have to Solid Snake it,
http://www.wiiwii.tv/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/a-snake.jpg
On site procurement baby, it's half the fun.

Boon
November 19th, 2008, 07:51 PM
Either that or they'll say the P90 and hand pistols now have built in matter converters that fabricate rounds when needed.

You would still need to feed matter into them for it to convert into rounds...

chewie2020
November 19th, 2008, 08:13 PM
they will most likely end up using weapons similar to the ones tht we saw with the asurans. Those crappy looking crystal pistols that we saw in atlantis, when the writers felt to bring in a good idea (haha)of having ancient replicators.

Rise Of The Phoenix
November 19th, 2008, 09:04 PM
You would still need to feed matter into them for it to convert into rounds...

I think in physics energy can become matter and vice-versa, so provided the weapons had a powerful enough energy source then they could create the matter needed to construct the rounds.
I guess a more viable option would just be to pick up some rocks or something from random worlds the team visits, crush em up and feed that into a part of the gun, which then in turn gets turned into the rounds.

Probably the most important thing is that you'd of course need to shrink the matter converter down to fit in a gun, which I don't think would be something the Asgard would have had a need for (as they didn't appear to have hand weapons), so unless Carter or whoever tweaked the Odyssey's version of that tech after Unending and realised a small device like that could be useful in the field I doubt we'll see it in Universe.

Another option to still keep an element of risk for the team running out of ammo would be for one member of the team to carry a portable matter converter (which could be a multi-purpose device for food, clean water, weapons etc).
If that guy/girl gets separated from the main unit then the team would only have the ammo they had them in the first place. :)

haloplayer
November 19th, 2008, 09:16 PM
Maybe they brought some Zat's and Wraith Stun Guns, they could use those once they run out of ammo.

I think they should put Zat's and a few Wraith Stun Guns as nods to SG1 and SGA.

SaberBlade
November 19th, 2008, 09:29 PM
I think that they'd try not to make the same mistakes that the Atlantis Expedition did so they'd come with enough supplies to create and power an Asgard matter device. They'd be able to use that but I expect it to be something siumple itself Destiny itsself having an unlimited power source and Ancient matter technology to create new items they need.

g.o.d
November 19th, 2008, 09:54 PM
and do you think that Destiny has a replication technology? Isn't Destiny even older than Atlantis?

HunGripen
November 20th, 2008, 01:08 AM
I think that they'd try not to make the same mistakes that the Atlantis Expedition did so they'd come with enough supplies to create and power an Asgard matter device. They'd be able to use that but I expect it to be something siumple itself Destiny itsself having an unlimited power source and Ancient matter technology to create new items they need.

Well as I remember the writers stated that the team will be not the one they have wanted to send. And if you look at the character description, it's says that Tamara Jon(field medic) won't have enough medical supplies.


So I don't think they will got a lot of supplies. In Atlantis they knew they are going to another galaxy and maybe never return so they brought a lot of supplies with them(they had ammo for at least one year).

Quadhelix
November 20th, 2008, 07:09 AM
I think in physics energy can become matter and vice-versa, so provided the weapons had a powerful enough energy source then they could create the matter needed to construct the rounds. This is a slight misunderstanding of the meaning of E=mc^2. Matter is, in a way, a "form" of potential energy. Certain reactions can convert that potential energy into other forms of energy, such as heat or light. However, it is important to note that energy has mass, and to produce a given mass of matter you need an equivalent "mass" of energy. Since even atomic bombs release only a few pounds worth of energy, you would need inordinate amounts of energy to synthesize even a single bullet from energy. Also, your power source would weigh at least as much as the energy it contains, so it is not really much help storing dematerialized ammo anyway. Indeed almost any power storage units available, other than a ZPM, would be, by necessity, as large or larger (perhaps by many orders of magnitude) than the ammunition being "stored" as energy.






Probably the most important thing is that you'd of course need to shrink the matter converter down to fit in a gun, which I don't think would be something the Asgard would have had a need for (as they didn't appear to have hand weapons), so unless Carter or whoever tweaked the Odyssey's version of that tech after Unending and realised a small device like that could be useful in the field I doubt we'll see it in Universe.

Another option to still keep an element of risk for the team running out of ammo would be for one member of the team to carry a portable matter converter (which could be a multi-purpose device for food, clean water, weapons etc).
If that guy/girl gets separated from the main unit then the team would only have the ammo they had them in the first place. :) Of course, the "matter converter" could be a unique item kept on the Destiny, too large for field use.

unluckynumber11
November 20th, 2008, 07:19 AM
They'll have to Solid Snake it,
http://www.wiiwii.tv/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/a-snake.jpg
On site procurement baby, it's half the fun.

all they need is his infinite ammo bandana :P

thekillman
November 20th, 2008, 08:05 AM
destiny prob has a food synthesiser and a matter duplicater. with other words: it can make food, and the duplicator duplicates everything you scan into it or upload into it

Rickington
November 20th, 2008, 10:11 AM
all they need is his infinite ammo bandana :P

Indeed. :lol:

*ponders* What if Solid Snake was on the Destiny?

Rise Of The Phoenix
November 20th, 2008, 10:51 AM
This is a slight misunderstanding of the meaning of E=mc^2. Matter is, in a way, a "form" of potential energy. Certain reactions can convert that potential energy into other forms of energy, such as heat or light. However, it is important to note that energy has mass, and to produce a given mass of matter you need an equivalent "mass" of energy. Since even atomic bombs release only a few pounds worth of energy, you would need inordinate amounts of energy to synthesize even a single bullet from energy. Also, your power source would weigh at least as much as the energy it contains, so it is not really much help storing dematerialized ammo anyway. Indeed almost any power storage units available, other than a ZPM, would be, by necessity, as large or larger (perhaps by many orders of magnitude) than the ammunition being "stored" as energy.

Cheers for explaining that, I knew there was a much more scientific way of saying it, but I didn't really understand all of the details behind it just that it was something like what I said.
You explained it in a much better way than me. :)


Of course, the "matter converter" could be a unique item kept on the Destiny, too large for field use.

That would be a good idea too, either something that's already stationed on board Destiny (as a part of the ship) or an Asgard like console that the team takes with them. :)
Perhaps not the team that's meant to go as I think it's been said that those people who get 'trapped' on board Destiny aren't the ones who are meant to take part in the mission. ;)

rsanchez
November 20th, 2008, 12:43 PM
They'll go Ronon and walk around with knives wherever they can fit them on their bodies.

GatorProduct4
November 20th, 2008, 03:26 PM
maybe the new ancient ship will have a large room of weapons that the ancients used. the crew on the ship might simply discover those, therefore providing us with a whole new design of ancient technology...maybe similar to a zat in function but just as lethal as a P-90 or a staff weapon?

jnadreth
November 20th, 2008, 03:27 PM
Maybe they'll have to make bow's n Arrow's-I doubt the Ancients would have filled an unmaned vessel with an armoury.

Major V1125
November 20th, 2008, 03:37 PM
Maybe like you say RubberJesus they'll have an Earth made energy weapon.
What about a P90 that instead of firing bullets fires smaller energy blast similar to a staff weapons shots, maybe even some kind of variable sized shot.
Either that or they'll say the P90 and hand pistols now have built in matter converters that fabricate rounds when needed.

and wheres the power source????

RubberJesus
November 20th, 2008, 03:38 PM
I think it would probably just be easier to build an energy weapon than to have a built in mater converter in the clip.

Tiberius Avitus
November 20th, 2008, 04:20 PM
What I think would be interesting to see is that the team is forced to use alien weapons that they procure along their journey. The Universe team would always be trying to find and get weapons from other races. The other races would probably be like every other advanced race we have seen, and they would be unwilling to give us their advanced weapons. We would always have to prove our worthiness to these races in order to get their weapons. Also some races could double-cross us and use the gifts they gave us to spy on us or to try to disable the Destiny so they can take it over.

But every Stargate series needs to have the an awesome P-90 so they will have to come up with some sort of resupply method. :)

Boon
November 20th, 2008, 06:31 PM
If Col. White is supposed to be O'neill 2.0, then surely he can manufacture his own ammunition.

O'neill 1.0 made nails in "100 days", ammo ain't that big a stretch from nails, you just collect up all your spent casings, make the projectile and find yourself some incindiary and jam it all into the casing, rinse repeat, load it all into a magazine ( carefully collected after each skirmish ) and viola. just make sure the red shirts test it out first...

Which brings up another interesting point? where will they source their red shirts?

jnadreth
November 20th, 2008, 06:43 PM
"Which brings up another interesting point? where will they source their red shirts?"

They'll pack a Sarcophagi and 20 redshirts-simple:D

Rise Of The Phoenix
November 20th, 2008, 07:18 PM
and wheres the power source????

I think you must have missed RubberJesus's starting post to this thread. ;)
The X-699 which was featured in the episode Bounty (SG1 season 10) had a small Naqueda generator on top of the gun, use a smaller version of that or failing that working perhaps some advanced shrunk down Asgard power source similar to the one that powered their portable intergalactic dialing devices used in Small Victories (SG1 season 4) and Revelations (SG1 season 5).


I think it would probably just be easier to build an energy weapon than to have a built in mater converter in the clip.

You're most definitely right about it being easier to build an energy weapon.
I wasn't actually thinking of the MC being in the clip, but built in as part of the gun.
A P90 shaped energy weapon would still be really cool, provided it still had the same or even a better level of accuracy and firing rate. :)

unluckynumber11
November 21st, 2008, 08:00 AM
Indeed. :lol:

*ponders* What if Solid Snake was on the Destiny?

you wouldn't know until it was too late :P

Major V1125
November 22nd, 2008, 03:51 PM
you wouldn't know until it was too late :P

hahah hell yah!

Major_Griff
November 23rd, 2008, 03:03 AM
Zat Guns. End of Thread.

jelgate
November 23rd, 2008, 06:28 AM
Zat Guns. End of Thread.I doubt its that simple:P

kymeric
November 23rd, 2008, 04:57 PM
Obviously they will resort to defending themselves with a board with a nail in it.

Do u really think this will be an issue? I mean seriously?

Boon
November 23rd, 2008, 06:02 PM
Ranged weapons are for girls!

http://media.giantbomb.com/uploads/0/944/264512-snake_using_cqc_large.jpghttp://image.com.com/gamespot/images/2004/reviews/914828_20040331_embed018.jpg

I think I've made a pretty compelling case for the inclusion of Solid Snake on the destiny mission...

Rise Of The Phoenix
November 23rd, 2008, 06:22 PM
Obviously they will resort to defending themselves with a board with a nail in it.

Do u really think this will be an issue? I mean seriously?

:lol:
It could be an issue if your enemy had strong enough armor or a shield. ;)

Major_Griff
November 23rd, 2008, 06:22 PM
I doubt its that simple:P

Why not, as far as we know they never run out, and even if they do they'll still last longer than the P-90's and other Earth weapons. It's totally feasible that they could bring them to Destiny.

Major V1125
November 23rd, 2008, 07:33 PM
Zat Guns. End of Thread.

haaha yeah zats would be their best bet lol XD well...theres always their knives lmao! do it like solid SNAKE! ahahah CQC action!!

Rise Of The Phoenix
November 23rd, 2008, 10:01 PM
haaha yeah zats would be their best bet lol XD well...theres always their knives lmao! do it like solid SNAKE! ahahah CQC action!!

Stealth doesn't really work in open spaces, unless you took some Asgard or Sodan cloaking devices.
We could still make some variable intensity energy weapons, probably ones that could last as long as Goauld energy weapons.

There is always a possibility that the crew of the Destiny will be caught off guard and not have any time to gather the tech needed for their expedition so the best alternative is going to be to gather weapons from the different races they meet, whether by force or trade.

unluckynumber11
November 24th, 2008, 07:55 AM
haaha yeah zats would be their best bet lol XD well...theres always their knives lmao! do it like solid SNAKE! ahahah CQC action!!
maybe solid snake will be the old man col. TPTB were talkng about and he can be played by clint eastwood XD

ha'tak_
November 24th, 2008, 09:48 AM
it most be some kind of weapons left by the anceint that does not need ammo or they will take zat and staff weapons whit them (dont think so tho), and the dream is the travellers will give them alot of ronons gun

Rise Of The Phoenix
November 24th, 2008, 10:32 AM
it most be some kind of weapons left by the anceint that does not need ammo or they will take zat and staff weapons whit them (dont think so tho), and the dream is the travellers will give them alot of ronons gun

They could probably make guns like Ronan's even a bigger P90 type one.

ha'tak_
November 24th, 2008, 10:37 AM
They could probably make guns like Ronan's even a bigger P90 type one.

that whould be really cool

Rise Of The Phoenix
November 24th, 2008, 10:43 AM
that whould be really cool

Very cool.

It all depends on whether the team actually gets the time to load up on supplies.
I get the feeling that it's not like the SGC is gonna be prepared to send a fully equipped group like they did with the Atlantis expedition.
Still we could always see some cool new energy weapons from different alien races.

I'm hoping that this show will be really inventive and fresh in terms of the kinds of alien tech we'll see. :)

Major V1125
November 24th, 2008, 11:07 AM
indeed......XD

Major_Griff
November 24th, 2008, 04:01 PM
it most be some kind of weapons left by the anceint that does not need ammo or they will take zat and staff weapons whit them (dont think so tho), and the dream is the travellers will give them alot of ronons gun

Ronon's gun needs ammo. There are at least two instances where we see that. In that episode that has Jewel Staite as a wraith (can't remember the episode title) we see Ronon reloading his, and in Travelers Sheppard runs out and Larrin didn't have any more cartridges so they couldn't use it any more.

nx01a
November 24th, 2008, 05:02 PM
They could do the smart thing and start walking around with Jaffa staff weapons and zats, or Traveller guns and Wraith stunners. Keep the bullets in reserve for Replicators. Come on! You just KNOW they're gonna appear!

Major V1125
November 24th, 2008, 09:21 PM
They could do the smart thing and start walking around with Jaffa staff weapons and zats, or Traveller guns and Wraith stunners. Keep the bullets in reserve for Replicators. Come on! You just KNOW they're gonna appear!

ehh staff weapons??? idk about that since im not such a fan on those....maybe if they can create a weapon that uses naquadah like the staff weapons...like a more conventional weapon in shape of a rifle or so....idk...yeah carrying zats around is a great idea...and using standard weaponry shouldnt be in reserves since everyone is pratically trained on that basis only....ahahaha replicators appearing....ahaha i bet or something like them ZOMG ahahahah XD

RononXSpecialist
November 24th, 2008, 09:47 PM
I've never seen them use ZATS in the SGA series idk if it's just to keep the topic off of the Goa'uld or what... I've only seen Col Shep. use a ZAT at the Return 4got which part in S.3 But he used it on a guy at the SGC then it magically disappeared

GateFanSamJack
November 25th, 2008, 08:15 AM
Make more ammo

Major V1125
November 25th, 2008, 11:09 AM
I've never seen them use ZATS in the SGA series idk if it's just to keep the topic off of the Goa'uld or what... I've only seen Col Shep. use a ZAT at the Return 4got which part in S.3 But he used it on a guy at the SGC then it magically disappeared

umm dont you remember when tel'c and ronon were chasing the wraith back to the SGC? with G36Ks and tel'c zatted a few wraith dead lol dangg that episode so purely KICK ASS! XD

ha'tak_
November 25th, 2008, 11:46 AM
Ronon's gun needs ammo. There are at least two instances where we see that. In that episode that has Jewel Staite as a wraith (can't remember the episode title) we see Ronon reloading his, and in Travelers Sheppard runs out and Larrin didn't have any more cartridges so they couldn't use it any more.

jee but ronons gun , he never relods it maybe he modified it and then he cab do that also for these guns

haloplayer
November 25th, 2008, 02:37 PM
jee but ronons gun , he never relods it maybe he modified it and then he cab do that also for these guns

You just barley see him reload. Im sure he always goes into battle, and after a big fire fight it is possible that he reloads off screen.

Its like Bathrooms in Films. You rarely see the main characters go to the bathroom in the film. Does that mean they don't do it? Of course they do, just not on screen.

Major V1125
November 25th, 2008, 03:53 PM
lmao XD

ha'tak_
November 26th, 2008, 04:39 AM
i hope they will get a ancient combat riffle or ronons gun

GateFanSamJack
November 26th, 2008, 08:54 AM
Maybe part of the premise is that stuff can be transported to them, due to the Milky Way having a fully functioning gate system. Maybe their body-swapping communication device was provided in that way. The problem is, to transport anything back to the Milky Way, they have to get the gate system finished in that galaxy so they can get home. That's just my thought about why they would stick with the ship's mission and it seems to fill the need for more ammo, too.

ha'tak_
November 26th, 2008, 10:01 AM
You just barley see him reload. Im sure he always goes into battle, and after a big fire fight it is possible that he reloads off screen.

Its like Bathrooms in Films. You rarely see the main characters go to the bathroom in the film. Does that mean they don't do it? Of course they do, just not on screen.

jee and he gets his ammo from where and he caries it where when he is in battle

Major_Griff
November 26th, 2008, 04:41 PM
jee but ronons gun , he never relods it maybe he modified it and then he cab do that also for these guns

He did reload it in Instinct as I said in my earlier post.

ha'tak_
November 27th, 2008, 07:36 AM
He did reload it in Instinct as I said in my earlier post.

okey I had never seen him reload but i knew that the travellers did

Rise Of The Phoenix
November 27th, 2008, 10:51 AM
okey I had never seen him reload but i knew that the travellers did

Perhaps the writers just didn't think they needed to constantly show Ronan reloading his gun in later episodes, but I do recall it happening earlier like Major_Griff said in instinct it may have even been shown in Runner, but it's been a while since I saw that ep so I'm not sure.

ha'tak_
November 27th, 2008, 11:23 AM
Perhaps the writers just didn't think they needed to constantly show Ronan reloading his gun in later episodes, but I do recall it happening earlier like Major_Griff said in instinct it may have even been shown in Runner, but it's been a while since I saw that ep so I'm not sure.

jee i think i am going to watch thes shows

Major V1125
November 27th, 2008, 12:02 PM
lol

SylvreWolfe
November 29th, 2008, 06:10 PM
They'll just bend over, spread their cheeks, and fart

Delynn
November 30th, 2008, 08:43 PM
Wow. This is an interesting question because:

A. Destiny is an unmanned ship, so it naturally follows that it is not equipped with supplies like food or ammo (or any form of matter converter for that matter!)

B. The people who get stuck there were not expecting to do so. Thus, we know that Tamara is short on medical supplies (probably just a field kit!) and it can be inferred that the only ammo they have is what they brought with them.

So yeah, this truly is a tough-to-answer question. Sure, they could bring Ronan's gun, a matter converter, or a stockpile of ammo, but why would they bring such things on a mission they all expected to return from in time for dinner?

ha'tak_
December 2nd, 2008, 09:12 AM
Wow. This is an interesting question because:

A. Destiny is an unmanned ship, so it naturally follows that it is not equipped with supplies like food or ammo (or any form of matter converter for that matter!)

B. The people who get stuck there were not expecting to do so. Thus, we know that Tamara is short on medical supplies (probably just a field kit!) and it can be inferred that the only ammo they have is what they brought with them.

So yeah, this truly is a tough-to-answer question. Sure, they could bring Ronan's gun, a matter converter, or a stockpile of ammo, but why would they bring such things on a mission they all expected to return from in time for dinner?

well we dont know if it was allways unmanned , and maybe when we find it we chould find ancient ( still i think it is unlikely)

Col. Rose
December 2nd, 2008, 09:40 PM
I've never seen them use ZATS in the SGA series idk if it's just to keep the topic off of the Goa'uld or what... I've only seen Col Shep. use a ZAT at the Return 4got which part in S.3 But he used it on a guy at the SGC then it magically disappeared




Teal'c also used a zat in episode Midway. Apart from that zats have never even been mentioned in SGA. Zats are SG-1, and Wraith stunners are SGA. they'll get something unique.

Col. Rose
December 2nd, 2008, 09:45 PM
Wow. This is an interesting question because:

A. Destiny is an unmanned ship, so it naturally follows that it is not equipped with supplies like food or ammo (or any form of matter converter for that matter!)

B. The people who get stuck there were not expecting to do so. Thus, we know that Tamara is short on medical supplies (probably just a field kit!) and it can be inferred that the only ammo they have is what they brought with them.

So yeah, this truly is a tough-to-answer question. Sure, they could bring Ronan's gun, a matter converter, or a stockpile of ammo, but why would they bring such things on a mission they all expected to return from in time for dinner?




Well said.

Infinite-Possibilities
December 5th, 2008, 03:00 PM
I would not be astounded if they had infinite ammo for no reason.

Rodney dex
December 5th, 2008, 03:15 PM
i would be happy to see a fn p-90 and a desert egale,keep it with earth weapos maybe see the guys they used in stargate sg1(off the grid)

Pharaoh Atem
December 6th, 2008, 06:16 AM
and do you think that Destiny has a replication technology? Isn't Destiny even older than Atlantis?

yes

JackHarkness_Hot
December 6th, 2008, 07:49 AM
Since the team will be completely cut off from earth what will happen when they inevitably run out of ammo, unless the have some smaller version of the X-699 (I say smaller because that giant plasma bazooka from continuum would just be silly), or maybe the writers will create their biggest plot-hole yet the infinite P-90 clip.

I'm sure onboard the ship, there are Ancient-based weapons which they will use.

kennythewraith
December 6th, 2008, 04:34 PM
i doubt it will be infintite ammo but theyll some how they will find a reason to bring some cases of extra ammo or the crew just jacks weapons of their dead foes like in a video game

Major V1125
December 7th, 2008, 11:51 AM
i would be happy to see a fn p-90 and a desert egale,keep it with earth weapos maybe see the guys they used in stargate sg1(off the grid)

ehh desert eagle? no thanx to expensive and very unnecessary, hmm MP7s were effective and more compact than the FN P90 but it only comes in 20-40 round clips...and Mitchel had a G36K in the same episode. hmm most likely the team in SGU will be first equipped with G36Ks, FN MIMI, H&K MP7s (or still the FN P90), Berreta M9s (ehh :mckay:) or Para-Ordance .45s (like Sheppard and the Marines in SGA)....and maybe perhaps stunners or zats....but idk so far in the future since they need BULLETS...5.56x45mm for their G36Ks and FN MIMI, 4.6x30mm for the MP7s, 5.7x28mm for the FN P90s, 9mm for their M9s, and .45 for the .45s....thats 5 different types of bullets that they'll have to pack, unless they make up their mind on the P90s or MP7s and the M9s or the .45s then they'll have to choose 3 different types of ammo to pack...which is sorta reasonable....XD

Major V1125
December 7th, 2008, 11:52 AM
They'll just bend over, spread their cheeks, and fart

ahahahahhahahahahahahahahahhahahah XD

Ed
December 7th, 2008, 02:05 PM
Maybe earth can dial them but they cant dial back

Alan Wake
December 7th, 2008, 02:34 PM
Maybe earth can dial them but they cant dial back

I was thinking the same thing, earth has to dial the gate address to send them to this ship in the first place. Why can't they just dial in every now and then and drop them some supplies?

Although i guess if it takes a huge amount of energy to dial this place up this wouldn't work.

Major V1125
December 7th, 2008, 02:37 PM
I was thinking the same thing, earth has to dial the gate address to send them to this ship in the first place. Why can't they just dial in every now and then and drop them some supplies?

Although i guess if it takes a huge amount of energy to dial this place up this wouldn't work.

indeed...the power...ZPMs??? not many around are there?

Liam Kincaid
December 7th, 2008, 03:00 PM
I was thinking the same thing, earth has to dial the gate address to send them to this ship in the first place. Why can't they just dial in every now and then and drop them some supplies?

Although i guess if it takes a huge amount of energy to dial this place up this wouldn't work.


Doesn't the Gate Address change as the ship travels?

GhostPoet
December 8th, 2008, 10:55 AM
I believe they are going to be using NERF weapons once they run out of ammo. The NERF logo will of course appear prominantly in close ups at least once in an episode.

ha'tak_
December 8th, 2008, 11:44 AM
i believe they are going to be using nerf weapons once they run out of ammo. The nerf logo will of course appear prominantly in close ups at least once in an episode.

nerf?

Skydiver
December 8th, 2008, 12:23 PM
i am willing to bet that, like SGA destryed the same few puddle jumpers over and over and over, and voyager blew up their same 3 shuttles many times over, ammunition will never run out for the SGU crew...unless the plot needs it to run out :)

DaxFlowLyfe
December 24th, 2008, 08:29 AM
As ive been thinking, ive been seeing a possible problem
(completely cut off this time)

Im not sure if this will be adressed, but if it isnt then o_O

P90's.. yes we love the P90's
But, how will they be used if they would run out of ammo quickly?
will they then switch to ancient weapons?

Automission
December 24th, 2008, 08:37 AM
I imagine it will be a case of using random alien weapons. although SG1 or SGA1 (whatever the SGA team's were called) never ran out of ammo, except in occasional comical scenario's.
It'd be hard to believe it now, since they are on a space ship from earth, but I wouldn't be surprised if it happened. Hell Ronons gun used Traveller power cartridges. He never had any of them, since he just found it. His gun never ran out of ammo, ever.

Makes me think the same will happen.

Major lee adama
December 24th, 2008, 08:42 AM
rocks and sticks :)

hedwig
December 24th, 2008, 08:56 AM
As ive been thinking, ive been seeing a possible problem
(completely cut off this time)

Im not sure if this will be adressed, but if it isnt then o_O

P90's.. yes we love the P90's
But, how will they be used if they would run out of ammo quickly?
will they then switch to ancient weapons?

They always manage to find weapons of some kind, don't they?:)

GateFanSamJack
December 24th, 2008, 09:13 AM
Previous thread on this

http://forum.gateworld.net/showthread.php?t=61255

Maybe they should try conservation. I know I can go decades at a time without shooting.

thekillman
December 24th, 2008, 10:14 AM
actually, ronons gun has a rechargable powersource. me think kinetic

sinfuldraconis
December 24th, 2008, 10:47 AM
I'm sure the writers have thought of this and have a plan.

ReFRidgerator
December 24th, 2008, 01:19 PM
I know this isn't a spin-off but zats, staff weapons, and wraith stunners all solve the problem. Ancient weapons would be ok too.
Merry Christmas!

Puddle-Jumper
December 24th, 2008, 02:10 PM
The same problem is there with food, clothes, medical equipment and just about everything, if I had to guess I would say that the ship will have some sort of matter converter like they had in unending or like merlin had...

Crazy Tom
December 24th, 2008, 04:44 PM
I got three words for y'all:

On. Site. Procurement.:D

E.D.E.N.
December 24th, 2008, 07:29 PM
I imagine it will be a case of using random alien weapons. although SG1 or SGA1 (whatever the SGA team's were called) never ran out of ammo, except in occasional comical scenario's.
It'd be hard to believe it now, since they are on a space ship from earth, but I wouldn't be surprised if it happened. Hell Ronons gun used Traveller power cartridges. He never had any of them, since he just found it. His gun never ran out of ammo, ever.

Makes me think the same will happen.

Not true. I remember 1 episode for sure where the team came back from trading off world and addressed that Ronan had "re-upped" on cartridges.
Not a popular type of gun, but, Not an extinct weapon either.

gunner15
December 24th, 2008, 09:24 PM
The same problem is there with food, clothes, medical equipment and just about everything, if I had to guess I would say that the ship will have some sort of matter converter like they had in unending or like merlin had...

IF the ship has a matter converter then they can also make bullets and guns... and IF it doesnt then they'll find a way around it