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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #960 on: January 12, 2019, 07:29:11 pm »
Do civilian air contacts cost me score if I ignore them? If I shoot down a craft, civilian or otherwise, and then ignore the wreck site, does that cost me score?

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #961 on: January 12, 2019, 09:19:10 pm »
Ignoring wreck sites never costs you any score.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #962 on: January 14, 2019, 07:24:19 pm »
I was always wondering why gals hold shields in their right hand during turn based combat. I thought it was engine limitation, but I started to also play X-Com Files and agents there hold them in left hand.
It may be my small eccentricity, but I'm "right hand purist". I am right handed and seeing first person model, or character that I control to use left hand as its main is something that just makes me think that something is not "right".
Is there an easy way to change it? Like a string in every armor file?

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #963 on: January 15, 2019, 04:53:11 pm »
I was always wondering why gals hold shields in their right hand during turn based combat. I thought it was engine limitation, but I started to also play X-Com Files and agents there hold them in left hand.
It may be my small eccentricity, but I'm "right hand purist". I am right handed and seeing first person model, or character that I control to use left hand as its main is something that just makes me think that something is not "right".
Is there an easy way to change it? Like a string in every armor file?

You are mistaken?
This was only fixed very recently, tho. Always update ;)
« Last Edit: January 15, 2019, 04:54:49 pm by Dioxine »

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #964 on: January 15, 2019, 05:04:42 pm »
It's from J8, but I guess it was changed in J10?:

https://ibb.co/b2n6GmL
https://ibb.co/v19YnXm

My bad, I'm not currently playing X-Piratez, but I always remember having this "issue". If it was fixed, then cool.
« Last Edit: January 15, 2019, 05:07:08 pm by JustTheDude »

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #965 on: January 18, 2019, 05:37:49 pm »
How do expeditions work?

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #966 on: January 18, 2019, 07:52:08 pm »
You buy it, and when it arrives month later, you can research it to get info on a random contry.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #967 on: January 22, 2019, 02:42:03 pm »
You buy it, and when it arrives month later, you can research it to get info on a random contry.

Makes total sense.

Another question: Is anybody using the Convoy? I like the idea but is seems impractical.  Might be very useful for base attacks or downed very large ufos, though.

Offline Rince Wind

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #968 on: January 22, 2019, 03:09:35 pm »
I use it for fun. I staff it with mostly slaves and some gals in training and go to missions that my proper gals can't be bothered to do. With the slave crew they can be fun, because I am horrible at distributing proper weapons and especially armor to secondary bases.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #969 on: January 23, 2019, 07:13:38 am »
Convoys do get some mileage, but its mostly to throw a ton of low quality troops like peasants at something. Which in the early few years can have some value cause gals are not by any means cheap, and your channeling most resources to getting brainers and bases up as quickly as you can.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #970 on: January 24, 2019, 05:00:10 pm »
Does the interception (and consequent shoot down) of Armored Ambulances trigger retaliation by the Academy?

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #971 on: January 24, 2019, 05:41:37 pm »
Is anybody using the Convoy?
Used in Siberian Base mission. 5 Tanks and some close-combat gals for the corridors

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #972 on: January 24, 2019, 11:02:59 pm »
Does the interception (and consequent shoot down) of Armored Ambulances trigger retaliation by the Academy?
No.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #973 on: February 03, 2019, 07:08:15 pm »
Is 44 the max VooDoo skill for a gal?

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #974 on: February 03, 2019, 08:11:19 pm »
Is 44 the max VooDoo skill for a gal?
45 is the absolute maximum.
Spoiler:
Well, actually 40 is the maximum. But due to the way experience gain works, you can send a Gal with a stat of 39 on a mission and get a +6 increase, for a practical maximum of 45.