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    WC4 Mod For Homeworld 2 In The Works (June 5, 2006)

    single player Actually you can play single player with the mod, but issues come up when completing a mission requires a special unit from the original Homeworld 2 unit set. This can be dealt with by fudging the "persist" files that store the composition of your fleet for the start of the next...
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    WC4 Mod For Homeworld 2 In The Works (June 5, 2006)

    I think game balance would be better served by making fighters kill each other faster. I can't really explain this in words right now because I am hung over, but I will ponder it at work and post again later. The idea is that fighters should be relatively fragile, just like in WC4. So, they're...
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    WC4 Mod For Homeworld 2 In The Works (June 5, 2006)

    anyone getting sick of hearing about ejection? winnyfred says himself that not every pilot gets to come home...
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    WC4 Mod For Homeworld 2 In The Works (June 5, 2006)

    couple quick questions: do/will fighters and flak be able to shoot down incoming torpedoes? Is there/will there be the ability to repair capital ships? Have you looked into ways to make fighter wings suffer from the loss of their base of operations? I was thinking making them run out of...
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    WC4 Mod For Homeworld 2 In The Works (June 5, 2006)

    the weapons balance in this mod is most of what I love about it. Obviously it's a little premature to say that before some multiplayer action gets started. However, I will suggest that rather than nerfing torpedoes (too much), you make the bombers less sturdy. I've seen a couple of engagements...
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    WC4 Mod For Homeworld 2 In The Works (June 5, 2006)

    singleplayer Anyone crank up the single player with the mod installed? Interesting stuff!!
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    Another classic gaming Franchise getting the Deluxe treatment

    Sorry, sir, but you are the one who has experienced a mix-up or two. Unfortunately for your theory, Leonardo's doesn't upgrade horses to tanks because it expires with the advent of the Automobile advance, which is a prerequisite for the Mobile Warfare advance, which makes tanks available...
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    Another classic gaming Franchise getting the Deluxe treatment

    Actually, Civ2's Leonardo's Workshop is far from overpowered; in fact expert players rarely bother with it, whether they are attempting early conquest or an early space victory. If one were playing for points or a "builder"-style game, the Workshop might be valuable--but more for the fact that...
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    J.J. Abrams To Direct 'Star Trek XI'

    um... I'm new here. Could somebody tell me what just happened in these last two posts?
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    Most "Iconic Wing Commander" Fighter (or Bomber or capship)

    poor Hellcat... why does everybody hate on this ship? I was never unhappy to draw this fighter in WC4, and I was furious at Pliers for scrapping the last of them! I was even hoping they would extend the line in Prophecy, not being completely satisfied with its heir, the Tigershark. (granted, the...
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    Mission Tree

    Hello. Would it be possible to post a mission tree so people can more easily figure out how to play all possible missions?
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    WC Fleet Engagements

    Yes, of course they are. Otherwise, it would be impossible to justify their existence, and we would have to repudiate the whole universe as making no sense whatsoever. As far as our combat experience in the game goes, though, it's impossible to see how they're supposed to do it. The games...
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    WC Fleet Engagements

    I'm not trying to repudiate canon; I'm not trying to insist that the whole WC universe makes no sense and is just stupid and silly. What I'm doing is making the virtually unassailable point that the way combat is presented in the games creates logical problems with the fleet compositions...
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    WC Fleet Engagements

    Delance's glib response doesn't really address the issue. If we're talking about destroyers qua destroyers, then two epees and a pair of torpedoes have got to be cheaper. If we're talking about destroyers in their capacity to deploy fighters from a small hangar, then the word "destroyer"...
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    WC Fleet Engagements

    First, I admit to a total lack of knowledge about events that happen in-universe but out-game. I'm certainly not suggesting that WC would have been better off if it were more like Homeworld or something, where an individual fighter is just some gnat swarming around getting a load of the pretty...
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