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Offline SupSuper

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New finnish book about the X-COM series
« on: August 21, 2016, 05:30:04 pm »
https://www.verkkokauppa.com/fi/product/60489/hcxmx/X-COM-Tietokonepelien-klassikot-kirja

This book covers the entire X-COM history and has a lot of content and exclusive interviews with official and unofficial developers (including us!). Supposedly. I mean I can't speak the language :P so if you do, definitely support them, and let us know if they said any mean things about us!

Edit: Friend of mine got some pictures of the OpenXcom section: https://imgur.com/a/3baUU

Games covered: Rebelstar Raiders, Rebelstar, Rebelstar II, Laser Squad, UFO: Enemy Unknown, X-COM: Terror from the Deep, X-COM: Apocalypse, X-COM: Interceptor, X-COM: First Alien Invasion, X-COM: Genesis, X-COM: Alliance, X-COM: Enforcer, The Dreamland Chronicles, Laser Squad Nemesis, Rebelstar: Tactical Command, Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars, UFO: Aftermatch, UFO: Aftershock, UFO: Afterlight, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, XCOM 2, UFO: Extraterrestrials, Xenonauts, OpenXcom, XcomUtil, Long War, UFO: Alien Invasion.

People interviewed: Daniel Albano, John Broomhall, Martin DeRiso, Dave Ellis, Chris England, Danny Flynn, Martin Gerhardy, Julian Gollop, Stephen Goss, Terry Greer, Stephen Hand, Martin KlĂ­ma, Johnny Lumpkin, Tom Nichols, John Reitze, Ade Scotney, Jake Solomon, Scott T. Jones, Stuart Whyte.
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Re: New finnish book about the X-COM series
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2016, 09:32:33 am »
Two words: Cooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool!

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Re: New finnish book about the X-COM series
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2016, 01:48:17 pm »
If there are any Finnish people here, I'd love to read an English translation of those few pages :)

And then we can compare it with this to see how much has changed :P

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Re: New finnish book about the X-COM series
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2016, 11:39:31 pm »
Hi all!

Had nothing better to do on a Sunday night so I translated these pages to English for the heck of it. Hopefully I got at least half of it right :)

Here's a link to the translation on pastebin:

newbielink:https://pastebin.com/PPcbrWFC [nonactive]

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Re: New finnish book about the X-COM series
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2016, 12:26:33 am »
Bit sad they don't mention UFO2000.

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Re: New finnish book about the X-COM series
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2016, 12:33:00 pm »
Thanks for the translation, nice read.