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Postby Ithalian Empire » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:22 am

Bralia wrote:Pirates are no longer a petulant nuisance in I:R, they've been fully integrated into the mercenary system. They also talk about natural disasters, which includes a depiction of the average gamer:



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One word: Pompeii
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Postby Abserdia » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:11 pm

So I started my first Imperator game as the Votadini in modern day Scotland.
Though the UI is awfully Paradox-y (Paradoxical?), I can see myself having fun with it.
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Postby Ostroeuropa » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:15 pm

Abserdia wrote:So I started my first Imperator game as the Votadini in modern day Scotland.
Though the UI is awfully Paradox-y (Paradoxical?), I can see myself having fun with it.


I've had fun with it. It's a good base game that will improve well I think.

I wouldn't recommend a Scotland game for your first run though. Unfortunately you can't move capitals yet (Unless you fancy migrating your tribe, which will involve shenanigans as a settled tribe), so your capital region would always be Scotland+Ireland, with Ireland taking perhaps the whole game to colonize, leaving you substantially less troop potential than the Governor of South Britain should you ever conquer it.

It's feasible, just not great, especially as Scotland itself also requires colonization. You'd probably end up quickly being massively outnumbered even after one or two wars south of the border unless you've spent a while colonizing first.

Scotland might not be able to expand out until they reform away from Tribal government, or until they colonize a bit. Else it'll be a civil war heavy game and you'll lose those wars ;(

There's just no reason for the governor of England+Wales not to rebel, and tribal systems incentivize frequent rebellion.

A better game would be elsewhere on the Isles.

That Cornwall region could be good. Every extra grain production in the region means extra pop growth, so you can turn it into a megalopolis by the end of the game by importing slaves there.

Kent is also good, as they have the option of expanding on to the continent immediately if there's problems on the isles.
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Postby Bralia » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:51 am

. . . another clash of leviathans, this time two entirely different ones. This one was even less of a contest than the last one, though.
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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:56 am

Bralia wrote:. . . another clash of leviathans, this time two entirely different ones. This one was even less of a contest than the last one, though.

dimensional horror is the toughest right?
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Postby Bralia » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:56 am

Impaled Nazarene wrote:
Bralia wrote:. . . another clash of leviathans, this time two entirely different ones. This one was even less of a contest than the last one, though.

dimensional horror is the toughest right?

I think so? I don't actually know the ultimate power rankings of the leviathans.
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Postby Abserdia » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:58 am

So that Romero game was kinda shown off at the Nintendo Direct.
Seems to be some kind of topdown action-strategy game about the Mafia. I dunno, it was hard to tell.
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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:40 pm

Game design is dead. Thanks Nintendo for pounding in the final nail.
EA, CA, Atlus, Paradox, Nintendo, all must be punished.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:44 pm

Impaled Nazarene wrote:Game design is dead. Thanks Nintendo for pounding in the final nail.
EA, CA, Atlus, Paradox, Nintendo, all must be punished.

wat
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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:58 pm

The Huskar Social Union wrote:
Impaled Nazarene wrote:Game design is dead. Thanks Nintendo for pounding in the final nail.
EA, CA, Atlus, Paradox, Nintendo, all must be punished.

wat

EA: is EA
CA: Predatory DLC practices
Atlus: Toxic to its fans
Paradox: I:R, predatory DLC practices, insults its fanbase
Nintendo: Murdered Pokemon, refuses to listen to criticism, acts infallible, the epitome of what's wrong with japanese game companies.

I spent so much of my goddamn life doing the few things i love and they dare take it away. i'm sick of my happiness being taken away from me i'll kill myself with what dignity i still have
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Postby Platypus Bureaucracy » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:16 pm

Impaled Nazarene wrote:
The Huskar Social Union wrote:wat

EA: is EA
CA: Predatory DLC practices
Atlus: Toxic to its fans
Paradox: I:R, predatory DLC practices, insults its fanbase
Nintendo: Murdered Pokemon, refuses to listen to criticism, acts infallible, the epitome of what's wrong with japanese game companies.

I spent so much of my goddamn life doing the few things i love and they dare take it away. i'm sick of my happiness being taken away from me i'll kill myself with what dignity i still have

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The Huskar Social Union wrote:Nyah see!

Oh hai Omerta: City of Gangsters.

I'm being somewhat facetious plz no bite my head off
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Postby Ithalian Empire » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:23 pm

Impaled Nazarene wrote:
The Huskar Social Union wrote:wat

EA: is EA
CA: Predatory DLC practices
Atlus: Toxic to its fans
Paradox: I:R, predatory DLC practices, insults its fanbase
Nintendo: Murdered Pokemon, refuses to listen to criticism, acts infallible, the epitome of what's wrong with japanese game companies.

I spent so much of my goddamn life doing the few things i love and they dare take it away. i'm sick of my happiness being taken away from me i'll kill myself with what dignity i still have

That seems a little over dramatic I think.
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Postby Hanafuridake » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:26 pm

Impaled Nazarene wrote:Atlus: Toxic to its fans


They've gotten flak in the past for homophobic and transphobic jokes in-game before, but that's the only negative thing that I've heard about them.
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Postby Impaled Nazarene » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:50 am

Renoa wrote:
The Huskar Social Union wrote:Nyah see!

Oh hai Omerta: City of Gangsters.

I'm being somewhat facetious plz no bite my head off

That's what I was thinking... It's literally just real time Omerta. Granted that's enough of a difference to get away with and Kalypso is hardly original with their ideas.

Hanafuridake wrote:
Impaled Nazarene wrote:Atlus: Toxic to its fans


They've gotten flak in the past for homophobic and transphobic jokes in-game before, but that's the only negative thing that I've heard about them.

Jokes is an understatement. There's more but I am too tired

Ithalian Empire wrote:That seems a little over dramatic I think.

Let me break it down for you
You are a disabled but privileged white 'male' american. You never had more than one friend growing up and that one friend was unreliable as hell. Because of the neurological portion of your disability you are terrible at video games, but one day in the store you see this new gameboy game with an awesome looking monster on the front of it. you beg your mom to buy it for you. This game is the first real good game you have played in your life (maybe i got Metroid Fusion first I don't remember) the games you played before were educational movie tie-ins or games from a series that was terrible but still had cult classic games. You enjoyed this game greatly despite having no idea how to play it right. You love everything about this game and then you learn it has a cartoon, and movies, and spinoffs. You are so happy about all of it. This love continues to grow for years. you never have any serious complaints about this series. In that time you have lost so much, friends gone forever, one of the few family members you love gone before his time, your disability taking your freedom from you, beloved franchises betraying your love, people trying to kill you, questioning your own humanity because of how poorly you've been treated, losing almost every bit of joy in your life. The only thing left from your childhood is a stupid children's game that has never done you any wrong. It still makes you happy. You have spent 17 years of your life invested in this game going out of your way to events, to collect limited characters, begging your mom to drive 30 minutes to go get you a card to redeem a collectible, you have raised an army of amazingly designed characters, you spend money every year on the new game, you spend money to move all those characters to the newest game, you still have merch from when you were a toddler, you know that you'll still be playing these games when you're 55 years old all but blind, crippled by joint pain, weakened by diabetes, barely able to use your hands because of the disability you were born with, and as you sit there smiling at one of the last things that make you happy you set the game down and depart this life.

They betrayed me
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Postby Ifreann » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:29 am

Platypus Bureaucracy wrote:
Impaled Nazarene wrote:EA: is EA
CA: Predatory DLC practices
Atlus: Toxic to its fans
Paradox: I:R, predatory DLC practices, insults its fanbase
Nintendo: Murdered Pokemon, refuses to listen to criticism, acts infallible, the epitome of what's wrong with japanese game companies.

I spent so much of my goddamn life doing the few things i love and they dare take it away. i'm sick of my happiness being taken away from me i'll kill myself with what dignity i still have

Why kill yourself when you could Rise UpTM?

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Postby Valrifell » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:42 am

Not the thread but Nintendo doesn't even develop Pokemon, they publish it.
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Postby The Batavia » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:45 am

Yes, this isn't the thread to be angry about E3
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Postby Platypus Bureaucracy » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:27 am

Ifreann wrote:
Platypus Bureaucracy wrote:Why kill yourself when you could Rise UpTM?

We™ Live™ In™ A™ Society™

We all live in a Pokemon society.
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Postby Evil Dictators Happyland » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:31 am

Impaled Nazarene wrote:
Bralia wrote:. . . another clash of leviathans, this time two entirely different ones. This one was even less of a contest than the last one, though.

dimensional horror is the toughest right?

I think so but I've been able to kill it fairly easily with corvette spam. Get an Aggressive admiral, slap on the No Retreat war doctrine, and spam out corvettes with torpedoes and disruptors* and you should be fine. The dimensional horror will one shot your ships, but its accuracy and fire rate are fairly low, and so it'll take it quite some time to run through dozens or hundreds of corvettes.

*: Disruptors are probably not the best option for this, I just like using them. (Also, they have two advantages on normal weapons - one, the AI never seems to use crystal-forge plating, so they're really good late game in single player because hull points are relatively static but shields and armor are not, and two, taking out a starbase with disruptors preserves the shields and armor, making it harder to recapture. Neither of those help against the dimensional horror, but those are the primary reasons I use them on just about everything.)
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Postby Bralia » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:22 am

. . . I've just spent the past two days thinking it was one day later than it actually is.

Here's an extremely dense EUIV Dev Diary, filled to the brim with mission trees and an HoI4 Dev Diary introducing dragons as a new flying unit.
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