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Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« on: May 16, 2017, 06:32:48 AM »
Another game i have to buy...oh boy..

http://www.slitherine.com/bsgdeadlock
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2017, 06:38:46 AM »
I say - that's a wallet twitcher

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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2017, 06:48:53 AM »
That looks like a must buy.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2017, 06:53:39 AM »
Looks like a lot of fun - hope I get invited for the beta!
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2017, 06:57:55 AM »
If you guys liked Star Hammer it's being made by the same studio, so play that and you get a rough idea what to expect. They've iterated on and improved the engine since then, of course.

Found out about this a while ago but been unable to say anything - it looks pretty sweet.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2017, 07:07:38 AM »
I love WEGO!!! I love Battlestar, especially the new one!
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2017, 07:21:58 AM »
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Intense tactical space battles in full 3D. Give commands to your fleet of capital ships and watch the explosive results play out in pause-able real-time across beautiful, 4k supported environments.

When did "pause-able real-time" become "WEGO"?  ???
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2017, 07:24:02 AM »
If both sides can pause and both have to agree to unpause, then it might as well be WEGO?
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« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2017, 07:41:47 AM »
That looks 'frakkin' awesome.  O0
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2017, 07:45:40 AM »
If you guys liked Star Hammer it's being made by the same studio, so play that and you get a rough idea what to expect. They've iterated on and improved the engine since then, of course.

Found out about this a while ago but been unable to say anything - it looks pretty sweet.

That is bad news in my opinion. Star Hammer had potential, but ultimately fell flat. Hopefully, this title will have more going for it other than its IP.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2017, 07:51:52 AM »
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Intense tactical space battles in full 3D. Give commands to your fleet of capital ships and watch the explosive results play out in pause-able real-time across beautiful, 4k supported environments.

When did "pause-able real-time" become "WEGO"?  ???

It's not. I believe this might have been a slight mis-communication as they try and make 'WEGO' more undestandable to a wider audience.

It's a WEGO game - you give orders, and then the game resolves them (in real-time) in fixed chunks of time. "Pause-able Real-Time" implies to me you have control as to when you pause to issue orders, a la BFG: Armada.

You have no control here - the amount of time that plays out after issuing an order is fixed, just like in Star Hammer. In that game, you issue orders to your ships every 7 or so seconds when the game pauses.

I see it as a turn-based game that just has real-time order resolution.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2017, 07:52:23 AM »
If you guys liked Star Hammer it's being made by the same studio, so play that and you get a rough idea what to expect. They've iterated on and improved the engine since then, of course.

Found out about this a while ago but been unable to say anything - it looks pretty sweet.

That is bad news in my opinion. Star Hammer had potential, but ultimately fell flat. Hopefully, this title will have more going for it other than its IP.

What didn't you like about Star Hammer?
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2017, 08:03:22 AM »
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Intense tactical space battles in full 3D. Give commands to your fleet of capital ships and watch the explosive results play out in pause-able real-time across beautiful, 4k supported environments.

When did "pause-able real-time" become "WEGO"?  ???

It's not. I believe this might have been a slight mis-communication as they try and make 'WEGO' more undestandable to a wider audience.

It's a WEGO game - you give orders, and then the game resolves them (in real-time) in fixed chunks of time. "Pause-able Real-Time" implies to me you have control as to when you pause to issue orders, a la BFG: Armada.

You have no control here - the amount of time that plays out after issuing an order is fixed, just like in Star Hammer. In that game, you issue orders to your ships every 7 or so seconds when the game pauses.

I see it as a turn-based game that just has real-time order resolution.

So it's real WEGO. Great!
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2017, 09:35:56 AM »
Real WEGO and Galactica theme...also on consoles...that sounds great. But I know there were some games published by Slitherine on consoles and I don't remember good reviews. Hm, we'll have to wait and see.
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Re: Battlestar Galactica Deadlock coming this summer!
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2017, 09:39:57 AM »
Definitely on my radar at least. Let's see what comes out of the oven.
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