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Offline Jo5hua

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Alien Base Raiding/Farming
« on: March 12, 2014, 12:38:50 pm »
In my old XCom I was able to raid Alien Bases for loot to sell, or that precious Elerium in the large Storage Rooms. It let you extract, get ranks (I think), as well as sell/use whatever items you brought back. Does anyone know if this functionality exists in OpenXCom?

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Re: Alien Base Raiding/Farming
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2014, 12:19:21 am »
Yes, you just need to find/discover an alien base and run a raid.


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Re: Alien Base Raiding/Farming
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2014, 12:25:31 am »
I had never seen in the original game that there were elerium pods in walkable spaces - but if there are, they are in the original "base" module data, and OpenXCOM plays the same files. So it should work.

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Re: Alien Base Raiding/Farming
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2014, 12:40:00 am »
There is some power source in one type of alien base module, the one with a long coridor at level 0, a lift, a little room on level 1 with a big room on each of its side. The bottom-left room usualy have 2 power source.

and in OpenXCom, there is most of the time an alin engeneer with a blaster -> don't remenber having an alien with blaster each time in this room.

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Re: Alien Base Raiding/Farming
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2014, 09:25:47 am »
There is some power source in one type of alien base module, the one with a long coridor at level 0, a lift, a little room on level 1 with a big room on each of its side. The bottom-left room usualy have 2 power source.

and in OpenXCom, there is most of the time an alin engeneer with a blaster -> don't remenber having an alien with blaster each time in this room.

Wait... Really?! o_0

Even the alien food and organ storages? :\
I thought there was only Elerium in those alien power sources as in the orange tubes... XD

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Re: Alien Base Raiding/Farming
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2014, 11:25:35 am »
you're misunderstanding, he's saying there are 2 power sources in that map block. the power sources have the elerium.

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Re: Alien Base Raiding/Farming
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2014, 05:53:22 am »
The power sources are in the "Storage Loft" area of an Alien Base. Not sure how the map generator works in OXC but in vanilla - some alien bases had the storage loft, others did not. Good for smash and grab.