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Forum: Games Discussion 03-02-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 206,273
Posted By tristanzz
My memory is hazy, but I think lane blocks can...

My memory is hazy, but I think lane blocks can get blown up if you fire at them enough. If you have a savegame just prior to when the ships break through your blocked lane, you should watch inside...
Forum: Games Discussion 30-07-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 164,642
Posted By tristanzz
It looks like I'm totally mistaken. I was...

It looks like I'm totally mistaken. I was playing Transport Tycoon, not Deluxe. I've just downloaded Deluxe, I may check it out soon and post results.

For this original version of the game,...
Forum: Games Discussion 30-05-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 164,642
Posted By tristanzz
I was so effing sick of industries announcing...

I was so effing sick of industries announcing "imminent closure" a month after I laid a route to them.

So I restarted and made a company called Imminent Closure whose sole purpose is to shut down...
Forum: Games Discussion 04-03-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 124,468
Posted By tristanzz
If you forget, and don't mind doing something...

If you forget, and don't mind doing something bothersome and underhanded:

1. Save
2. type ALT+WIN and plop a scout down beside the village
3. Visit it, and
4. Reload
Forum: Games Discussion 28-07-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 57,126
Posted By tristanzz
There it is. I'm sure that explains it. ...

There it is. I'm sure that explains it. Thanks.


In other news, I did some testing with ranger and fighter weapon swings. Hit-and-miss rates seem bugged. They appear to be the same regardless...
Forum: Games Discussion 07-02-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 57,126
Posted By tristanzz
Having played EOB2 so many years ago, I decided...

Having played EOB2 so many years ago, I decided to get this one here. I made a party that I can eventually transfer to and continue with the sequels... always wanted to do that. It's great fun! If...
Forum: Games Discussion 26-05-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 86,705
Posted By tristanzz
Yeah, that's the basic idea for Hard Mode. Build...

Yeah, that's the basic idea for Hard Mode. Build a pile of SimMisery and yank as much out of the wretches as possible. Fortunately, if we vault our credit rating, we will avoid getting sharked and...
Forum: Games Discussion 25-05-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 86,705
Posted By tristanzz
Hard Mode (No Disasters) I wanted to share my...

Hard Mode (No Disasters)

I wanted to share my experience giving this game a go on Hard mode. People are saying NEVER to issue a bond in Simcity 2000. They never pay off, and you'll go deep into...
Forum: Games Discussion 01-05-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 64,555
Posted By tristanzz
OK, I was trying Western US. I can see why you...

OK, I was trying Western US. I can see why you advise Europe. Bigger cities, faster trains, and much easier terrain. This doesn't much affect the level of competition, so much as the raw...
Forum: Games Discussion 14-03-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 64,555
Posted By tristanzz
Ah, gotcha *^_^ Anyway, I rooted around in my...

Ah, gotcha *^_^

Anyway, I rooted around in my basement for the manual but no luck. Kind of a shame about this, because this poor thread is 13 pages of people asking how to lay track, lol...

I...
Forum: Games Discussion 13-03-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 64,555
Posted By tristanzz
Shift + Numpad arrow keys, and make sure NumLock...

Shift + Numpad arrow keys, and make sure NumLock is OFF in order to make them function as actual arrow keys.

For my part, I'd kind of like some explanation and help with how to set up the signal...
Forum: Games Discussion 04-12-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 21,917
Posted By tristanzz
I suggest mounting a Mining Laser in the front of...

I suggest mounting a Mining Laser in the front of your ship. The big issue with weapons is aiming, not firing. With the mining laser, you save over 5000cr on the military laser, and it's actually a...
Forum: Games Discussion 02-11-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 262,899
Posted By tristanzz
Red Magic Is there any good way to abuse this...

Red Magic

Is there any good way to abuse this color? There are funny strats for the other schools, but this one just seems too plain. The 11-book choices for chaos sort of suck (at the start, you...
Forum: Games Discussion 24-10-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 38,472
Posted By tristanzz
wow, a lot of talk about Doom2's last level. I...

wow, a lot of talk about Doom2's last level.

I challenge anyone to beat it like a BOSS: activate the elevator, go up, hit Romero's head on the way up (specifically this is where the tip of your...
Forum: Games Discussion 08-10-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 78,574
Posted By tristanzz
This post is old, but I'm interested in hearing...

This post is old, but I'm interested in hearing about some plots too.




I remember some from when I was plodding along building castles after conquering every territory.

The plot dealing with...
Forum: Games Discussion 06-10-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 80,029
Posted By tristanzz
Any advice on these would be great. 1. What's...

Any advice on these would be great.

1. What's your favorite trait? I've been liking the navigation now that I've tried it. Medicine would be good, too, though I wonder what the tradeoff is...
Forum: Games Discussion 04-09-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 95,329
Posted By tristanzz
The path of maximum aggression, useful on hard...

The path of maximum aggression, useful on hard settings and among neighbors, is to max science solely to discover The Wheel, and max taxes for a long time afterwards to rush out as many settlers,...
Forum: Games Discussion 04-09-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 60,422
Posted By tristanzz
The best guess I can offer is that the buck needs...

The best guess I can offer is that the buck needs to be passed on to an heir at least once. I noticed that brand new characters can never begin with 80 honor, even though 80 land, generalship, or...
Forum: Games Discussion 01-09-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 60,422
Posted By tristanzz
Update

Thanks to spotty internet and power outages, there was time to do some serious off-and-on samuraiing these past couple days, and I got my unsurpassed...
Forum: Games Discussion 30-08-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 124,468
Posted By tristanzz
limitless cash in 1500 (within the rules, lol)

You can exploit the dock prices if you have good cash on hand (say, 2000-5000 gold), no taxes yet, low prices on the equipment commodities, and some cargo spaces at the dock. The idea is to equip a...
Forum: Games Discussion 30-08-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 60,422
Posted By tristanzz
Unsurpassed honor?

Can't figure out how to get "unsurpassed honor" here. It stops scaling at extreme honor for me. Has anyone who got this able to remember how they did it?


I wanted to try getting the highest...
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