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The Amazing X-COM Thread

Discussion in 'Strategy Gaming' started by Jason, May 31, 2006.

  1. Gordgender: ⚧ Arcane

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    Woah, pretty cool.
    Replay incoming, I guess...

    Now all we need is someone to implement bloom. :M
     
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  2. Rabidredneckgender: ⚧ Scholar

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    Definitely planning on trying out the OpenXCom when I have some time. It's supposed to be fully moddable, so it'll be interesting to see what people come up for it.
     
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  3. Gordgender: ⚧ Arcane

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  4. Gordgender: ⚧ Arcane

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    Soon-ish...

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  5. taxalotgender: ⚧ I request a spice shipment immediately. Patron

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    Call me late to the party. I have started, for the very first time, playing the first UFO : Enemy Unknown game. I have never touched the X-Com series at all before that. I am getting my ass wiped even on the easiest level, but on each playthrough, I'm learning some new stuff and playing better. Those ass wipings are the best ass wipings I ever had.
     
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    Known Issues:
    • Save converter doesn’t work.
    • No standard mods for TFTD yet.
    • Subs can fire over land.
    Maybe X-Com finally developed flying subs. It's a futuristic setting where they have alien technology after all:M
     
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  8. Inspectahgender: ⚧ Learned

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  9. Rafalgender: ⚧ Literate

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    Did u guys tried Xenonauts? Its like first xcom but better.
     
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  10. The Nameless Pungender: ⚧ Unwanted

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    Now that I think about it, I've heard very good things about Ufo Extraterrestrials, has anyone played it? And also Xenonauts. Does anyone have more info about these games?
     
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  11. LESS T_Tgender: ⚧ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    "The making of: X-Com": http://www.pcgamesn.com/x-com-ufo-defense/the-making-of-x-com

    :negative:
     
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  12. CthuluIsSpygender: ⚧ Arcane

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    Is OpenTFTD at a good place yet? Is it stable?
     
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  13. PeachPlumagegender: ⚧ Erudite

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    According to the news post at OpenXcom as of 31st October, OpenTFTD is getting there in terms of stability. You might want to have a look and to donwnload the nighties if you want to give OpenTFTD a try. In addition, OpenApocprogress has been updated!
     
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  14. CthuluIsSpygender: ⚧ Arcane

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    Yeah I saw that. Its looking good.
    So much dakka :D
     
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  15. SilentBoBgender: ⚧ Barely Literate

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    I wish they made new game in style of first or 2nd xcom!
     
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  16. Galdredgender: ⚧ Generalist Patron

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    I have started my first open X-com playthrough, superhuman.
    How should I start?
    I have equipped most people with 3 or 4 grenades, and the ones who have better aim than grenade aim with either rocket launchers or autocannons loaded with HE. I have also bought a rocket HWP.
    What should I build first? Alien containment, then living quarters and general store? Should I get a large Radar ASAP?
    What about base 2? When should I build it?
    For research, I have gond laser ->laser pistol->laser rifle.
    What should I research after the laser rifles? plasma (I got my first ones), motion scanners, medikits? Alloy? Something else?
     
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  17. SymbolicFrankgender: ⚧ Liturgist

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    The best thing about the original X-COM was the sheer brutality: recruits had a life expectancy measured in minutes, and if you wanted to, you could simply blow up and destroy everything.

    Not one of the "sequels" got that right.
     
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  18. Efegender: ⚧ Learned

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    why do people prefer earlier games to x-com apocalypse? what was wrong with it?
     
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    Open X-Com is adding a stats screen at the end of the game.

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    Can't wait for the cock measuring contests among veterans of the games.
     
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  21. CthuluIsSpygender: ⚧ Arcane

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    Yes but...can it blend?
     
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  22. Make America Great Again The Brazilian Slaughtergender: ⚧ Arcane

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    X-COM Apocalypse is inferior in finishing, even if it is still a good flawed gem. When I get back home I will talk about it.
    Also it was made in those strange times when people thought that hybrid TB/RT games were a good idea.

    Ah man I already started my FMF playthrough, how can I show my dick is bigger now?

    Open X-COM (HIFEN AND ALL CAPS VITAL!) was probably the best thing that ever happened to X-COM since... well, UFO Defense.

    Hey, one step at a time...

    'sides, OpenApoc is going to make X-COM Apocalypse great again!
     
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  23. LESS T_Tgender: ⚧ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    You gotta love those casualty numbers compared to the end reports in Xcom2. If I get less than four casualties I feel I'm back in base.

    In real X-COM, you don't really go to Cydonia in a Avenger - you just build a stairway to heaven and beyond made of dead rookies.

    Enviado de meu SM-G3502T usando Tapatalk
     
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