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Re: Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7215 on: September 15, 2019, 02:03:34 am »
btw. do (or did) you know about the "ExclCOM" ? - the remake old classic X-CONm but whole exclusively in ..

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.. yap, MS Excel!  :o :P :D

https://exlcom.jimdo.com/about-exlcom/

https://www.idnes.cz/hry/novinky/hry-v-excelu.A190913_234545_bw-novinky_srp

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7216 on: September 15, 2019, 02:54:59 pm »
One thing I realized about X-Piratez (apart from the fact that it is really good): I need a new PC.
Base Defense missions especially are unplayable on my old single-core computer....  :o

Can you provide a save pls?

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7217 on: September 15, 2019, 05:52:57 pm »
One thing I realized about X-Piratez (apart from the fact that it is really good): I need a new PC.
Base Defense missions especially are unplayable on my old single-core computer....  :o

Wait till you get to space missions.

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On the topic of base defense missions, holy hell was I not set up for a star god crackdown at my Eco base. I will confess to shamelessly save-scumming, as I would probably ragequit if I lost all of the loot stored in this particular base. In other news, it is totally possible to kill sectopods with heavy flamers.
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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7218 on: September 17, 2019, 12:10:51 pm »
One thing I realized about X-Piratez (apart from the fact that it is really good): I need a new PC.
Base Defense missions especially are unplayable on my old single-core computer....  :o

Other things you can try:
- decrease scaling (how much of the map is displayed on the screen at once)
- turn off fancy filters
- decrease resolution
- use official OXCE version (renders about 50-120% faster than the unofficial one shipped with piratez, at least on my PC tested yesterday/today)

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7219 on: September 17, 2019, 10:01:38 pm »
Did supplyship missions have been changed? they don't seem to land anymore

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7220 on: September 19, 2019, 07:19:52 am »
Not so far as i am aware. I can think of a few possible explanations, but without more info about your specific situation i can only guess.

Is there a base present? Is it a real supply ship on the battlescape?(like is it the same shape, does it explode?)

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7221 on: September 19, 2019, 07:23:30 am »
there are bases, and the hyperwave decoder identifies them as suply ships on base suply mission.
I'll try to intercept one and see what happens.

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7222 on: September 19, 2019, 07:28:04 am »
Reviewed the patch notes and there is a mention of "tweaks" to secret base supply in the J16 patch. But "Tweaks to missions: They Came From The Sea, Secret Base Supply" isn't particularly descriptive.

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7223 on: September 23, 2019, 11:46:24 am »
Random question: Seeing that "XCOM Files" is going to have Commendations that increase stats, are there plans for Piratez' own medals to do the same thing? Just to know.

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7224 on: September 23, 2019, 04:40:52 pm »
hello because you do not put an air assault mission for the agents it would be interesting that way the ship-to-ship assault in the air uff I imagine how difficult that form would be with limited shifts before its escape

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J16 - 8 Aug -Zombie Dreams
« Reply #7225 on: September 24, 2019, 02:11:29 pm »
You have to be careful, because on the way back from a tactical mission you cannot change course. (maybe you can transfer to another base? Haven't tried.)

From my experience playing with HKs in Area 51, HKs completely ignore any player craft that are returning after finishing a mission.  So you don't have to worry about losing your craft that just finished a big pogrom or base assault.

...at least I think that's how HKs work, maybe it's different here.

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7226 on: September 24, 2019, 03:03:53 pm »
Random question: Seeing that "XCOM Files" is going to have Commendations that increase stats, are there plans for Piratez' own medals to do the same thing? Just to know.

Yes, in fact we did Piratez first.

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7227 on: September 25, 2019, 09:10:44 pm »
So about that $1B purchase...
Spoiler:
I was bit disappointed. "The World Is Yours" was just for bragging rights  :D
I spend in-game years of fully staffed 400+ runt factories chunking out fake $100 chips to get the cash.
I was expecting some sort of unique tech, or maybe a fully size Conqueror  ;D. Instead I got only 2,000 infamy points and a trophy with a $1 resale value.
(It's not a criticism at all, BTW)

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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7228 on: September 27, 2019, 07:27:39 pm »
Hi there,

I am completely new to this forum and just registered.
First of all I love this mod you really did a good job dioxine!

Now just a short question. I played for an ingame year now and proceeding slowly trough the game.
Have captured an academic Esper a while ago and need the persuasion tech to interrogate her.
I am missing only one tech to research it, its the vodoo of the old earth tech. The techtree says I get it from old earth books.

How do i get these? I captured alot of researchers, academy medics and other guys who apparently can have them. But no luck so far.
Is it an item or do I need to interrogate my abductees until I get them?


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Re: [MAIN] XPiratez - J17A - 8 Sep - I Stab At Thee!!! (reloaded)
« Reply #7229 on: September 27, 2019, 11:49:46 pm »
Old earth books are a prerequisite to old earth voodoo. As such, you don't need the item itself, it is enough if you get it from interrogations.
Some versions ago, altar boys could tell you about them and that was the quickest way to get it. That is changed now, which makes it a lot harder to get as all the other people that could possibly tell you about it have so many other things to tell you.

The item you can find, and it is also a possible prize from gambling (iron and titanium coupons).
I guess gambling is the fastest way to get it now, as you should be gambling all your 1000 credit chips anyway. Redeem all the coupons you can, sell the ones you can't. You get about 3x-4x the money the blue chips were worth + a ton of stuff. Side effect of that, you get more money from robbing people + gambling than by simply selling a captive.