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Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 06-01-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,742
Posted By Oskatat
the first one sounds a bit like high seas trader,...

the first one sounds a bit like high seas trader, but there are more ship battle games, Pirates! for example though that didn't have chainshot iirc. Do you remember any more about viewpoint? top down...
Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 31-12-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,546
Posted By Oskatat
was it really 4x? it sounds a bit like alpha...

was it really 4x? it sounds a bit like alpha centauri, but that is set at an alien world



so: the management part: did you just order buildings built or did you have to choose where to place them....
Forum: Games Discussion 19-08-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 196,732
Posted By Oskatat
It usually does. If the attacking ship has...

It usually does. If the attacking ship has weapons it'll close in to fire, unless you outgun him a lot, usually only counting ships. If the AI is using molecular disassociators and you have orbital...
Forum: Games Discussion 12-08-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 26,601
Posted By Oskatat
yeah, just found out, in the army info...

yeah, just found out, in the army info screen.

This is the first time I seem to be winning! or at least not losing yet. Normal difficulty and I'm allied with 2 other countries, picking off the...
Forum: Games Discussion 11-08-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,787
Posted By Oskatat
senator voting is anonymous, at least I never...

senator voting is anonymous, at least I never know if anyone voted for me and generally, they don't

And YES. I KNOW what running for doge would mean, what I was asking if anyone knew if it had any...
Forum: Games Discussion 11-08-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 26,601
Posted By Oskatat
I've got a little question. I had a bunch of...

I've got a little question. I had a bunch of artillery in a border town and when I upgraded the artillery tech, it said it would also upgrade the units, but it doesn't. Do I have to do anything...
Forum: Games Discussion 10-08-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,787
Posted By Oskatat
occasionally you get "Coronaro anounces he is...

occasionally you get "Coronaro anounces he is running for pope" or something, I assume the is the option you get in the message screen where you can send messages, map info or "anounce running for...
Forum: Games Discussion 08-08-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,787
Posted By Oskatat
making a new post not because I had something to...

making a new post not because I had something to add to my previous, but also because I have a question

First to add: you get a huge popularity bonus for overspending your budget. So if you hired...
Forum: Games Discussion 08-08-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 64,858
Posted By Oskatat
I used to love the cannon battles. First chain...

I used to love the cannon battles. First chain shot to scuttle the enemy, then grape shot to clear some of the opposition. After your daring gets high enough, enemy ships will surrender after the...
Forum: Games Discussion 30-06-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 523,863
Posted By Oskatat
Why didn't anything I ever read suggest this...

Why didn't anything I ever read suggest this before? I usually brought those taser rods with me to see if I could nab a few aliens (extra points) and untill you get to plasmas they do pretty good in...
Forum: Games Discussion 27-06-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 523,863
Posted By Oskatat
I checked ufopedia, couldn't find it there... I...

I checked ufopedia, couldn't find it there...

I know civilians died in a terror mission. However, none show up in the score screen, only the saved ones. Is it because various explosions completely...
Forum: Games Discussion 26-06-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 523,863
Posted By Oskatat
Back to playing this game again after a year or...

Back to playing this game again after a year or so, my tactical skills are still up to the job. I made the mistake of a low difficulty though and simply don't get enough attacks to keep the money...
Forum: Games Discussion 06-06-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,481
Posted By Oskatat
don't think so did you interrupt and play the...

don't think so

did you interrupt and play the game? if it works fine, no problem there. I think I noticed the same and just figured I had to press something to go to the main menu
been some time...
Forum: Games Discussion 15-05-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 92,690
Posted By Oskatat
good point and completely right, though for me...

good point and completely right, though for me the challenge is getting to master the game and such

at that, MoO doesn't really offer that much more in that respect
Forum: Games Discussion 14-05-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 92,690
Posted By Oskatat
very true, but if you want to figure some stuff...

very true, but if you want to figure some stuff out yourself and not just copy a build from the stars wiki, and also try out all different powers and stuff, it gets quite complicated, but thats just...
Forum: Games Discussion 13-05-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,982
Posted By Oskatat
a manual would be seriously...

a manual would be seriously useful

weakness/strengths of units, what units can/can't do, which opponent is actually weakest, which is strongest? Battle strength, what does it do? Crossing oceans:...
Forum: Games Discussion 13-05-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 196,732
Posted By Oskatat
been playing a long time now in antag mod to make...

been playing a long time now in antag mod to make the ai smarter on using planets. Aside from them actively using the dig sites, I havn't seen much improvement
Forum: Games Discussion 13-05-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 92,690
Posted By Oskatat
think of stars! as a more complex version of MoO....

think of stars! as a more complex version of MoO. If you think of yourself as a tweaking and finetuning expert, stars! is definately better. If you want it more accessible, go for MoO
Forum: Games Discussion 13-05-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 60,762
Posted By Oskatat
I've played most HoM&M so far, and they all had...

I've played most HoM&M so far, and they all had overpowered stuff (which got corrected in the next version)

In one archers were too strong and an army of archers/ranged would kill anything but...
Forum: Games Discussion 03-12-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,787
Posted By Oskatat
you can slowly take over the world, starting far...

you can slowly take over the world, starting far out and slowly centering on venice. If you manage to capture important trade cities like novgorod (furs) and london (silver) you can make insane...
Forum: Games Discussion 07-10-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 79,055
Posted By Oskatat
some Dutch admiral figured it was easier to...

some Dutch admiral figured it was easier to attack the seperate pieces of the silver fleet (they gathered at 2 different places and came together at havana, mid american treasures, with south...
Forum: Games Discussion 07-10-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 79,055
Posted By Oskatat
i can actually only reply to this one of your...

i can actually only reply to this one of your questions
There are other ships with better turning, you'll just have to switch your "main" around
A sloop is an enlarged rowboat with a sail. It was...
Forum: Games Discussion 07-10-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,943
Posted By Oskatat
Sometimes when playing with a costum race, or for...

Sometimes when playing with a costum race, or for some other reason, an earlier game may demand a password. In the game, open the file (game name).hst
This opens host options where you can set the...
Forum: Community News & Feedback 29-06-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,479
Posted By Oskatat
thats a bold claim. that some politicians are...

thats a bold claim. that some politicians are less religious. Are you saying that either the republicans or democrats are not really religious? Or are you saying that both are too religious?

and...
Forum: Games Discussion 11-05-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,076
Posted By Oskatat
for further games, in general, just type the name...

for further games, in general, just type the name of the game, pwar in this case, and the best one is automatically chosen, usually. an exeption is, forexample, merchantprince, where you dont use...
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