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    Adapting things for faster/slower playthroughs...

    Adapting things for faster/slower playthroughs would take a bit of work, mostly in adjusting the research/manufacture speeds. I've heard people brag about having beaten X-Com in under six months...
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    Another idea would be asking for a strike team to...

    Another idea would be asking for a strike team to secure the site themselves from local military forces. You wouldn't get the salvage (obviously) but I think the relations adjust afterward could be...
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    I'm a little confused... wouldn't having their...

    I'm a little confused... wouldn't having their own STATS make them different from each other? The kind of perks you're referring to there would only be identified by some seriously deep...
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    I'll freely admit that there are some games where...

    I'll freely admit that there are some games where perks are awesome. The newer Fallouts used them to reasonable effect, the original Bioshock also used something similar to enhance plasmids.

    That...
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    LMAO I'm actually working on not swearing as...

    LMAO I'm actually working on not swearing as much, so freakin, forkin, and a few other words get put in place of various swearing. people look at me a little funny, but are usually less offended. ...
  6. lol I hear ya there, Rodan. I pick up my...

    lol I hear ya there, Rodan. I pick up my pre-order tomorrow when I get paid.
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    Yes, let's have the perk 'Fairy Feet' so someone...

    Yes, let's have the perk 'Fairy Feet' so someone can traipse across landmines without setting them off, etc. I tend to find that kind of stuff not only annoying, but if you hide it, I can't tell if...
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    Classes and Perks... If you REALLY need those...

    Classes and Perks...

    If you REALLY need those to figure out what your soldiers should be carrying go play the cheap X-Com knockoff Firaxis is putting together for the kiddies.

    Yes I'm snippy,...
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    Women and Beer... Didn't you ever play Duke...

    Women and Beer... Didn't you ever play Duke Nuke'm? lol
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    Point taken. sometimes I forget about little...

    Point taken. sometimes I forget about little thinks like tech bleedover lol
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    It has a long history of being used by the...

    It has a long history of being used by the enemies of the U.S. (circa 1979) and not so much in use by the U.S. That may require it's manufacture if communist countries are unwilling to provide them,...
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    I came here the same way. Just can't afford the...

    I came here the same way. Just can't afford the pre-order til I get paid or I would have already. Now the wife is telling me I can pick up the Xenonauts preorder or Mass Effect 3 0.0

    May have to...
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    Look to someone else for Fanfic mate. I can get...

    Look to someone else for Fanfic mate. I can get about a page in before whatever I'm writing starts to just fall apart. That and I don't know enough about the Xenonauts back history to tie it in...
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    Ah, that's something I was unaware of since I...

    Ah, that's something I was unaware of since I haven't had a chance to tinker with the early build. The tabs would effectively do the same thing so long as there aren't upgrades added into older...
  15. And a Good intro is ALWAYS remembered. The intro...

    And a Good intro is ALWAYS remembered. The intro to the original Dawn of War was among the most jarring and memorable I've seen.

    That said, as far as the funding Thermometer.... How much would I...
  16. Thread: Air Combat (V9)

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    Nah, Ram em first! Pretend it's Independence Day...

    Nah, Ram em first! Pretend it's Independence Day (the movie)
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    I think their definition of Ballistic would be...

    I think their definition of Ballistic would be current generation firearms (I say current as they've changed little since well before 1970 in regards to basic operation) Gauss weaponry could...
  18. Thread: Female Soldiers

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    The lack of complete historical accuracy is no...

    The lack of complete historical accuracy is no reason to abandon it entirely. Even set in 93 women were still struggling to be allowed to fly combat missions in the US Air Force. I'm an example of...
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    upgradeable weapons was one of the best ideas to...

    upgradeable weapons was one of the best ideas to come out of the UFO: After+ series. the problem becomes that I don't know how many of these ideas were options at the time. You could possibly...
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    wouldn't necessarily need Blaster Bombs for that,...

    wouldn't necessarily need Blaster Bombs for that, though I don't know that they had laser targetting at that time. think it as still grid coordinates and smoke signal.
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    The interface of those games was actively...

    The interface of those games was actively adjusted to take into account that some weapons would be totally useless and remove them as options unless specifically requested by the user. I'm kinda...
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    I evaluate the pieces of the new X-Com with no...

    I evaluate the pieces of the new X-Com with no regard to the original. Have to, I'm not seeing enough similar to do a comparison. So I take the parts separately and examine them. I'm not seeing a...
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    I'd have to agree with AD, I wouldn't care if I...

    I'd have to agree with AD, I wouldn't care if I was flying someone from another continent to ensure I got the best available. I don't know of any African forces I'd be particularly interested in...
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    Very true in regards to the armors, hadn't really...

    Very true in regards to the armors, hadn't really taken them into account in regards to doing things other than being dead weight until the troopers start getting shot. UFO: Aftermath did something...
  25. works for me boss, still means I can move people...

    works for me boss, still means I can move people in a quick, proficient military manner! lol
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