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Disclaimer: This is a very early build of Phoenix Point and I am very bad at videogames, so anything you see is subject to change and not representative of the final product.
Edit: Stream’s over, here’s the recording if you missed it:
Watch Phoenix Point Alpha Backer Build from SupSuper on www.twitch.tv
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Julian Gollop, the creator of the original X-COM series, is at it again. His next game, Phoenix Point, is a strategy game following closely in the footsteps of the original X-COM, composed of real-time management and turn-based tactical battles as you fight a new menace on a world scale. Featuring mutating aliens! Procedural destructible maps! Factions! Geoscape! And more!
Similar to his previous game Chaos Reborn, he will be going the crowdfunding route. You can read more details about the game and support it here: https://www.fig.co/campaigns/phoenix-point
Does this look familiar to you?
The problem stems from the recent update to secure hosting, and users with externally hosted avatar images. Measures have been taken to ensure that nobody is affected by this issue going forward, but a number of people will no doubt be stuck in a situation that they cannot fix.
If you are one of the unlucky few users that has been affected by this, there is hope! Simply let us know in the comments section below, or notify either NineX, Supsuper or myself on IRC and we’ll get it sorted out for you.
We’re currently switching the website over to HTTPS to keep aliens out of your hair. Pardon the mess as we sort things out. Let us know if you run into any issues.
I’m sure you already have enough X-COM copies to build a small fort, but everyone wants me to tell you about this so I’m telling you about it.
Courtesy of Humble Bundle, you can get a copy of X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO: Enemy Unknown) for free until February 1st 6pm GMT: https://www.humblebundle.com/store/xcom-ufo-defense-free-game (activated via Steam)
Tell your friends so they can build a small fort too.