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Offline Martok

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2019, 09:16:14 PM »
Damn Anguille, feeling ambitious this weekend?  :D 



For me, I'll be playing Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, as the 2.51 patch just dropped.  Nice to see this game still getting love from Stardock. 

I've also -- reluctantly -- updated Stellaris to the most recent version (also 2.51, coincidentally).  I have no desire to learn the crappy/overly-complex planetary management and economy systems introduced in the Le Guin update, but I have no choice if I want to pick up the Ancient Relics story pack and upcoming Federations expansion (both of which I have a strong interest in).  :buck2:  Sigh. 




Setting up new office! Construction is pretty much done!!!! Building new office furniture, setting up computers, unpacking books...lots of work, but going to be a lot fun. 8 weeks in the making...

Nice!!  You must be chomping at the bit, especially now that you have CMANO to play with.  8) 

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #16 on: November 08, 2019, 09:17:59 PM »
Just got my first set of rudder pedals so I am setting those up with my different flying games (Rise of Flight, IL2, Strike Fighters 2, etc...) and getting used to them. They are the VKB Mk.IV pedals alongside a Gladiator Mk.II flight stick and a cheap Flashfire Cobra Accelerator throttle. Got tired of trying to use the joystick's twist axis for the rudder movement and these pedals are excellent so far. I've turned into a huge fan of VKB's controllers.
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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2019, 09:30:22 PM »
FOG2 pbem, going up against the legions again.

 Warplan, after a restart after the last patch i'm in June 40, Poland, Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, have all fallen, shifting forces east for Barbarossa.I did trap half the BEF in France and destroyed them. Not sure what i'm going to do in NA with the Italians yet, i'm teching them up with some navel and might try to take on the RN later down the road. I've had good success taking on the UK's convoy route with Germany's surface fleet and subs, 52 merchant marines KIA and 6 escorts.

Armored Brigade, hoping to get to finally play the Chechnya scenarios.

Space Beast Terror Fright, game has got it's hooks into me. I'm on a pretty good failure run right now, unable to finish a run..............it's pissing me off.......come on, your better than that.... fu**ing aliens.

7 Days to Die, i'll be checking if the mods Darkness Falls or War of the Walkers is updated to alpha 18.

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2019, 01:18:36 PM »

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #19 on: November 09, 2019, 06:13:35 PM »
I want to say I got that for Christmas 1978.  I was the most excited boy EVAH!!

Leicester-Arsenal and LSU-Alabama lived up to the hype.  Here's hoping Liverpool-Man City and the NFL slate come through, too!
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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #20 on: November 10, 2019, 04:22:36 PM »
Damn Anguille, feeling ambitious this weekend?  :D 

For me, I'll be playing Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, as the 2.51 patch just dropped.  Nice to see this game still getting love from Stardock.

Hey Martok...it's just that i have too many games and too many i want to play!

By the way, it just got Fallen Enchantress in the last steam sales….another game i have to invest time to play  :pullhair:

So far, i've played a good game of Stars in Shadows (which i lost) and am finishing my other Campaign in Stardrive 2 (which i am not going to win either it seems)….

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #21 on: November 11, 2019, 02:37:42 PM »
Hey Martok...it's just that i have too many games and too many i want to play!

A problem I'm quite certain nearly all of us share.  I guess I just try to go for the more "realistic" approach, where I generally don't plan to play more than a couple games at a time (since I know I won't anyway, no matter what I intend).  :P 



By the way, it just got Fallen Enchantress in the last steam sales….another game i have to invest time to play  :pullhair:

Ha!  ;D 

Well it's a fun game (you know I'm a fan).  Hope you find time to play (and enjoy) it! 



So far, i've played a good game of Stars in Shadows (which i lost) and am finishing my other Campaign in Stardrive 2 (which i am not going to win either it seems)….

Interesting that you're still playing Stardrive 2.  I ended up removing it from my computer. 

I realized there are certain aspects of the game's diplomacy I don't care for (for example, other empires getting mad at you for colonizing planets inside your own borders really annoyed me).  In addition, I finally played often enough into the late game to discover I can't seem to avoid a CTD.  Not sure which bug is the culprit, but either way, I have more than enough other games to play to not waste my time on one that was abandoned by the developer. 

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #22 on: November 11, 2019, 03:41:08 PM »
God dammit now I have to reinstall Fallen Enchantress!

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #23 on: November 11, 2019, 03:56:12 PM »
I have the super deluxe boxed version of Fallen Enchantress from 100 years ago that came with the pewter dragon and all that jazz.
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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #24 on: November 11, 2019, 05:32:22 PM »
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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #25 on: November 11, 2019, 11:35:59 PM »
I have the super deluxe boxed version of Fallen Enchantress from 100 years ago that came with the pewter dragon and all that jazz.

Me too.  I was so hyped for the game.  Thanks to shipping and customs duty I ended up paying close to £100 for the game!

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #26 on: November 12, 2019, 01:38:04 AM »
A problem I'm quite certain nearly all of us share.  I guess I just try to go for the more "realistic" approach, where I generally don't plan to play more than a couple games at a time (since I know I won't anyway, no matter what I intend).  :P 

I try it as well. But sometimes i see a game in my library and want to start it so i know i have something to come back to. I also usually play a couple of games at the time (i don't manage more).

Ha!  ;D 
Well it's a fun game (you know I'm a fan).  Hope you find time to play (and enjoy) it! 

I will, i will. My goal is to play all the games i have in my libraries and just not for 30 minutes. It's my commitment.

Interesting that you're still playing Stardrive 2.  I ended up removing it from my computer. 

I realized there are certain aspects of the game's diplomacy I don't care for (for example, other empires getting mad at you for colonizing planets inside your own borders really annoyed me).  In addition, I finally played often enough into the late game to discover I can't seem to avoid a CTD.  Not sure which bug is the culprit, but either way, I have more than enough other games to play to not waste my time on one that was abandoned by the developer.
Actually, i have some kind of cost benefit analysis of the games i play. I am happy if i have a ratio of 1 hour = 1 dollar spent on a game and this is the number of hours i want to achieve on the games i bought. I payed for Stradrive II 16 dollars and the DLC 10 dollars (= minimum 26 hours)...so far i played 32 hours of Stardrive 2 (a lot less than you i think) and had fun doing so (didn't have any CTD so far) while finishing at least two campaigns.

I lost my campaign yesterday but i think i selected too many stars. Next time i'll go with the standard 70 stars and hope i will this time.  ::)

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #27 on: November 12, 2019, 10:06:27 AM »
I think I paid a silly ridiculous amount for it too Luckily I cannot remember. I do remember that at the time there were not a lot of fantasy strategy games out so I was also uber pumped.
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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #28 on: November 12, 2019, 10:29:44 AM »
I think I paid a silly ridiculous amount for it too Luckily I cannot remember. I do remember that at the time there were not a lot of fantasy strategy games out so I was also uber pumped.

That's true, barely any at all.  Probably one of the reasons I was so excited too.  Plus Stardock has always been a developer in which I have a reasonable amount of trust.

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Re: Only to be with Friday
« Reply #29 on: November 12, 2019, 12:47:45 PM »
Was the original release...in 2012?? God.
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