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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #15 on: August 20, 2017, 05:26:26 AM »
I second that!
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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #16 on: August 20, 2017, 09:14:51 PM »
I cannot wait until we get our first look at Dw2.

Seconded.  Of all upcoming 4x/grand strategy titles, that's probably the one I'm anticipating the most. 

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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2017, 01:44:34 AM »
Heads up! A SUPER interesting mod has been around for DWU.
StarLab has created a new LP on YouTube to show it off here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPDIxci0zFs&list=PLzEZx9zuF9_6PTHGRqqYJLStcw9Vx0VOt

The mod is called Bacon Mod by Roger Bacon. Original thread here: http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=4263783

This mod adds some very interesting gameplay options. Gravity wells around stars. The wells do not influence jump time INTO the system, but it does influence jump time OUT of a system. You can also have smaller ships jump more quickly than larger ones.

Seperate fighter and bomber bays. State ships can be built by any Empire to manually set military cargo missions to supply your production chain manually if need be.

And as its an .exe mod, the game is now flagged to use more than 4GB RAM and its pretty much compatible with all other mods.
Once again this makes DWU even more unique!
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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #18 on: November 12, 2017, 10:03:22 AM »
Oh, just what I need. Another good 4X game. I may never get my laundry done... ::)

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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #19 on: November 12, 2017, 10:47:24 AM »
Oh, just what I need. Another good 4X game. I may never get my laundry done... ::)

Except, this one has been around for eight years...
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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #20 on: November 12, 2017, 05:01:13 PM »
Oh, just what I need. Another good 4X game. I may never get my laundry done... ::)

Except, this one has been around for eight years...

That's one heck of a pile of laundry.

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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #21 on: December 06, 2017, 02:13:12 PM »
Since many of you having been praising this game for years, I finally decided to take the $20 plunge. Now I just have to climb the learning curve. Any of you have a link to good (I figure some are more gooder  :uglystupid2: than others) YouTube tutorials?

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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #23 on: December 07, 2017, 01:21:59 AM »
^ that's a comprehensive list of videos  O0


...Now I just have to climb the learning curve....
Paradoxically I found the learning curve huge given how much you can hand off to the AI.

I think that's because I was wanting to control more than I was willing to relinquish to the AI. Part of that was down to my own desire to do so and part of it was down to people telling me that handing off to the AI doesn't help you learn.

However - handing off to the AI does help you learn in chunks.
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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
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« Reply #25 on: December 07, 2017, 01:56:18 AM »
This one is only 13 videos.. :) by TortugaPower.

https://youtu.be/hEFm0jxtzWs?list=PLuXzIAdwiCCzPk_REYjI2iVatlXVRD0qZ

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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #26 on: December 07, 2017, 07:10:38 AM »
Did anyone see that Slitherine are now selling DWU on GOG.COM?

Also Pandora, Star Hammer, and Polaris Sector.

https://www.gog.com/promo/20171205_launch_promo_slitherine

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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #27 on: December 07, 2017, 07:49:43 AM »
Did anyone see that Slitherine are now selling DWU on GOG.COM?

Also Pandora, Star Hammer, and Polaris Sector.

https://www.gog.com/promo/20171205_launch_promo_slitherine

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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #28 on: December 07, 2017, 09:57:54 AM »
Great stuff! Gonna take me a bit to get through them all (yuh think?) but they should get me on the way. Thanks for the help.

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Re: Distant Worlds Universe
« Reply #29 on: December 07, 2017, 01:47:13 PM »
Did anyone see that Slitherine are now selling DWU on GOG.COM?

Also Pandora, Star Hammer, and Polaris Sector.

https://www.gog.com/promo/20171205_launch_promo_slitherine

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