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    The MT-32 VS The Amiga

    I feel bad adding such a short post to this thread, but I'm gonna do it anyway... I also first fell in love with WC on the Amiga. I remember hearing the Adlib/SB music and remember how crestfallen I was. It's why through the years I've chiefly played KS versions of WC1. Even then though it was...
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    The return of MicroProse!

    From what I remember BI2 changed the game significantly. HL and BI both had the same mechanics where one side moved while the other side shot in true TBS fashion. With this you were able to hem in an opponent to increase damage and the like. If memory serves, BI2 made it so you moved and then...
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    The return of MicroProse!

    I was (well still am) a huge fan of the Blue Byte games Historyline 1914-1918 and Battle Isle (before it went weird in BI2) Always wished for a WW2 version of Historyline. So much so that I looked into creating an editor for the game, but the map data files were compressed using a packer that I...
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    Freespace 2 is free on GoG right now.

    Oh man FrED was totally brilliant. I made a campaign (unfinished) where you could actually switch sides (or not) at a couple of early points and had plans for more of these decisions to make the campaign really interesting from a replayable standpoint. The stuff you could do in there with the...
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    Freespace 2 is free on GoG right now.

    If memory serves, this was the biggest problem. As you said, FS was a financial success and though it hadn't come close to WC in terms of sales, it was very well regarded and had sold enough that you'd expect a sequel to do pretty well. Unfortunately (I have read) there was virtually zero...
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    Freespace 2 is free on GoG right now.

    You may be right. All I know is that I was (and still am) a die hard WC fan but by the end if you'd asked me to choose between playing Prophecy or FS2, I's have chosen the latter. Over the years I've felt that there is a fair bit of disdain towards FS on these boards (which I could be wrong...
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    Freespace 2 is free on GoG right now.

    While I'll always love WC, I think Freespace did a lot of good by using a slightly different format. WC had essentially become - Launch > Auto to nav point > fight > Auto to nav point > Auto to nav point > Fight >Auto to carrier > Land. Not saying I didn't enjoy this, but with Prophecy and the...
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    Cop Chief Coriolis' Coveralls for the Collection (June 30, 2019)

    Is is me, or does she (facially) look a lot like Eric 'Wingman' Petersen (but way more in shape!)? Esepecially in that second pic!
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    Forgotten Babylon 5?

    Season 1 is not just about the world building, though it helps a lot. Though you likely won't notice much of it on the first run through, there is SO MUCH foreshadowing. I've seen the whole series maybe a dozen times. Every time I come back to it, I spot something new in season 1 that...
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    Adventures in Explorations: WC1 Edition

    I wonder how far this could potentially go. Could cockpits be updated?
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    Adventures in Explorations: WC1 Edition

    I would expect the limit is how DOS and Windows (and so the two different versions) handle memory usage. There may be a hard upper limit on both but one that is more restrictive in DOS. Another thing that might be interesting is seeing how many different ship types (original sprites) you could...
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    WC Workshop Online

    I've gotten behind in keeping track of this project. I just want to say a massive 'well done' to you delMar. I'm really excited by this project. Part of me is a little sad that I never actually completed my own project, but in truth, while I may well have gotten something useable done, just...
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    Problems? Post them here...

    Disregard my last. Re-downloading it seems to have done the trick
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    Problems? Post them here...

    I tried installing standoff tonight on my Win 7 64 machine. Windows complains that it is not a 64 bit application. Any ideas how to fix this?
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    WC1 turned inside out

    Hey man, I didn't take it as such. It's all cool over here :)
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