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Offline kharille

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #15 on: May 30, 2015, 03:30:41 am »
I hope its got nothing to do with the Bureau as well.  Watched a 20-30 video playthrough on youtube.  Never liked first person shooters. 

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #16 on: May 30, 2015, 03:15:06 pm »
I hope its got nothing to do with the Bureau as well.  Watched a 20-30 video playthrough on youtube.  Never liked first person shooters.

Its not that, there are some very good ones out there, my beef was that this 'thing' had nothing to do with X-com in the first place lore wise.
If they wanted to make a game like that, they could follow up an X-files esque series or something, not x-com.

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #17 on: June 01, 2015, 11:06:34 am »
Meanwhile there is countdown appears. "1 day left until the truth is revealed".

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #18 on: June 01, 2015, 03:47:43 pm »
Hmm this looked like a honest representation of our reality, minus the high tech part, of course :)

But speaking seriously, I don't think any decent game can come out of such stupid hype campaign.

Let's keep it real, like this guy:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9D-QD_HIfjA

:P
« Last Edit: June 01, 2015, 03:49:47 pm by Dioxine »

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #19 on: June 01, 2015, 04:41:35 pm »

But speaking seriously, I don't think any decent game can come out of such stupid hype campaign.


Well, you have to admit its refreshing compared to the idiocy that runs with all the supposed 'leaks' and all those expos. At least they managed to pass a "freak out" tone to it. Now expecting a decent game out of it is another question, but marketing wise, it was a very nice move.

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #20 on: June 01, 2015, 06:48:37 pm »
xcom 2 announced....  google for the link....

https://www.ign.com/articles/2015/06/01/xcom-2-announced-ign-first


I SURE HOPE THEY HAVE FRIENDLY FIRE IN THIS GAME!!!
« Last Edit: June 01, 2015, 07:03:59 pm by kharille »

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #21 on: June 01, 2015, 07:05:26 pm »
xcom 2 announced....  google for the link....

https://www.ign.com/articles/2015/06/01/xcom-2-announced-ign-first


I SURE HOPE THEY HAVE FRIENDLY FIRE IN THIS GAME!!!
- procedurally generated maps
- snakemen

my body is ready

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #22 on: June 01, 2015, 07:14:58 pm »
Look who is back.  ;)


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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #23 on: June 01, 2015, 07:35:55 pm »
So, judging from the statues, the alien language and the fact that the snakeman appeared in the open, alien control is not hidden at all. And X-Com turned to partisan ninjas...hm....

Also hello sectohume, you look disgusting.

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #24 on: June 01, 2015, 07:41:52 pm »
Unless I understand it wrong, it seems they are going for a PC exclusive release. This is good. One of my major issues with the 2012 version was its crippling case of consolitis.

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2015, 07:46:04 pm »
Unless I understand it wrong, it seems they are going for a PC exclusive release. This is good. One of my major issues with the 2012 version was its crippling case of consolitis.

You didnt understand it wrong, its one of the few things that registered when I read the text. Its about damn time too.

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #26 on: June 01, 2015, 08:13:28 pm »
It seems clearly inspired to Apocalypse.

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My Apocalypse-tribute mod for OXC will be better 8)
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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #27 on: June 01, 2015, 08:18:36 pm »
Look who is back.  ;)

My jaw dropped to the floor when I saw it... this is exactly how I had pictured Snakemen on the remake.

Snakewomen have boobs apparently on the 1st pic

Looks like EXALT is back too... check the insignia on the 2nd pic
« Last Edit: June 01, 2015, 09:41:09 pm by Hobbes »

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #28 on: June 01, 2015, 08:44:48 pm »
This actually sounds a lot more like XCom:Genesis, the canceled game they were working on before Microprose folded. In case anyone missed it, xcom.com includes some more info not in the IGN article. Of note, in battlescape inventory manipulationn seems to be in, as well as what sounds like map generation being based on geoscape terrain.
Should be interesting to see how Xcom being on the offense changes up the dynamic of the geoscape, reminds me a bit of Jagged Alliance.

I'm very excited about the modding tools; considering that the Long War folks were able to jury rig a geoscape system that in ways rivaled or exceeded the original in complexity with nothing more than hex editing, I can't wait to people can cook up with real tools.

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Re: Advent - A new X-Com game?
« Reply #29 on: June 01, 2015, 09:19:09 pm »
Hell, Firaxis, I'm ready to rock!

Looks like EXALT is back too... check the insignia on the 2nd pic

And Ethereals.