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Offline Avatar73

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Nothing to research, game is dead?
« on: September 14, 2021, 03:58:46 pm »
I have nothing to research.

I have researched the T'leth topic but it was just a dead end, nothing there.

I captured live alien commanders.

However, I only have the first (plastic) armour, and no subs other than the starting ones.

What's gone wrong? I think it might be that I haven't captured a live Deep One?

But I tried just going after everything and capturing everything with debug mode, and the only new research I ever got was an aquatic technician or something.

Eventually I tried waiting for the land terrors to show up, but I just ended up with everyone withdrawing from xcom and losing.

That's just...... disappointing.

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Re: Nothing to research, game is dead?
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2021, 04:07:01 pm »
Yes, you need a live Deep One.

It's an unfortunate bottleneck in the TFTD research tree.

Most of us were disappointed just like you when we first played it... but once you know it, every next campaign is much more fun.

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Re: Nothing to research, game is dead?
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2021, 03:49:00 pm »
Thanks.

Yep, it is incredibly stupid.

I know openXcom is trying to be faithful, but still fixing bugs. Well.... this seems like something that needs...... at least SOMETHING done about it!

Edited the save to give me a live deep one in the end.