This is a Random Event. Occurs when you are out of Fuel with your distress beacon ON.

The text for this event varies, and could be any of the following:

  • You contemplate that it is fortunate the ship's life support system does not rely on FTL fuel cells.
  • Nothing happens. Your calls go unanswered.
  • The distress beacon's light is the only movement visible outside the ship.
  • No ships jump into the sector...
  • A few passing ships seem oblivious to your distress call and ignore all hails.
  • A few civilian ships are within scanning range, yet none respond to your calls.
  • No ships pass through the area.
    • Nothing happens.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

This event is called "FUEL_NOTHING_DISTRESS" in the datafiles. See Fuel wait fail for the one occurring when you turn your distress beacon off.

This event has a 16.7% chance of occurring when you wait at a beacon with your distress beacon on.

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