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Dossiers wanted!
« on: January 18, 2017, 07:22:37 pm »
One feature of X-Com Files are dossiers: information on people that may be relevant to X-Com. Researching dossiers provides points and also aims to provide a bit of collection fun. Dossiers are mostly on members of enemy organizations, but not always. Here are two examples:





Right now (18.01.2017) I have 12 such dossiers. This is woefully little, and I'd rather work on more substantial elements of the mod... So I ask for help! If you want to participate, provide ideas of new dossier. It generally should follow this form:

- Name
- Role: profession, specialization or other most important feature
- Affiliation (optional): membership of an organization
- Details: actual info (make sure to make it brief, or it won't fit!)
- Status: the current situation of the person (normally "Interpol notified" for criminals, but could also be "missing", "retired" or something else)
- Picture - must be vertical, to fit the Ufopedia nicely.

Shout outs, parodies etc. are allowed, as long as they're not too blatant and don't conflict with X-Com canon.
« Last Edit: January 18, 2017, 07:25:17 pm by Solarius Scorch »

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2017, 10:35:37 pm »
Great!.

It could be a dossier about the doc from enforcer?. Professor Able Standard

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2017, 10:41:07 pm »
Great!.

It could be a dossier about the doc from enforcer?. Professor Able Standard

Sure, great idea!

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2017, 01:21:22 am »
What's the best way to make a Dossier?

I've been extremely ill and am still convalescing and will be for the next month at least... so I have the time at least...

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2017, 01:53:08 am »
What's the best way to make a Dossier?

I've been extremely ill and am still convalescing and will be for the next month at least... so I have the time at least...

Just write it here. :) Just the text, like in the examples. I can't say what the best way to come up with it is, I have no special method... Oh, you can add a picture too, if you want, though I'd be happy to make it myself.

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2017, 03:12:22 pm »
Ilya Dolvich

Role: Specialist

Affiliation: Mercenary

Details: After the collapse of the soviet union, Ilya and his family turned to freelance assignment. Part of a proud military heritage stretching back to the red army, this former soldier is carving a name for himself in mercenary circles as a force to be reckoned with. Classically trained in subterfuge and guerrilla tactics, he is no stranger to the horrors of war.

Status: For Hire

Notes: Не говорит по-английски
« Last Edit: January 19, 2017, 03:16:26 pm by Warboy1982 »

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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2017, 04:53:34 pm »
- Name: Doctor Able Standard 
- Profession: PhD in Robotics Engineering (and several others)
- Affiliation: Many. Mainly private consultant
- Details: An authority in robotics, Doctor Standard have made a fortune advising about robotics for industrial and military uses around the world. After returning from a IEEE conference, he recluse himself in his mansion laboratory, murmuring something about Optronics, fusion batteries, and AI controlled autonomous powered armor.
- Status: Near retired. In psychological observation.


I did not find a good photo. I hope this can be useful. I guess that it need some language polishing xD

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2017, 05:16:40 pm »
Thanks guys, that's exactly what is needed! Both entries are in.

Suggested pics:

Dolvich:



I knew we'll cross over to Jagged Alliance at some point.

Dr. Standard:



Yeah, it's game graphics. So what?

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2017, 06:02:39 pm »
I have another... it is a kind of parody.

- Name Chris Carter
- Role: Screenwriter
- Details: Screenwriter of a famous science fiction horror drama TV series, it is actually looked for interrogation about his "Muses", because most of the material in the series is suspiciously similar to some of the phenomena this Bureau is investigating...
- Status:  Interpol Notified.

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2017, 06:09:51 pm »
- Name Chris Carter
- Role: Screenwriter
- Details: Screenwriter of a famous science fiction horror drama TV series, it is actually looked for interrogation about his "Muses", because most of the material in the series is suspiciously similar to some of the phenomena this Bureau is investigating...
- Status:  Interpol Notified.

I think we've had enough X-Files references already, and it doesn't make much sense when taken seriously... But I admit it is funny. :)

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« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2017, 10:14:18 pm »
Name: Macguinenss Eliot Cooke

Role: Coup Mercenary / Jungle War Specialist / Trainer

Affiliation: Rouge Operative

Details: Vietnam Veteran and Ex Delta Force mercenary tied to a failed coup attempt of Val Verde and a disappearance of a Cabinet Minister of the same Country which may have involved extraterrestrials.

Status: For Hire

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2017, 10:54:33 pm »
Taken! Many thanks!

Keep'em coming! :D

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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #12 on: January 20, 2017, 12:08:52 am »
Name: Harley Stone

Role: Unknown

Affiliation: Various Police and Criminal organization

Details: London Met detective who survives on "anxiety, coffee, and chocolate" according to informants. Often implicated but never corroborated in brutal killings which cease after his involvement.

Status: Under Surveillance
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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #13 on: January 20, 2017, 12:40:21 am »
Looks good! Enlisted.








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Re: Dossiers wanted!
« Reply #14 on: January 20, 2017, 02:14:37 am »
Name: Ivan Vaslov

Role: Spy

Affiliation: EXALT

Details: Former East German KGB with current SVR with GRU ties. Ivan is a specialist in information retrieval both human and electronic. Known alisases include "Gregor Selvig", "Willhelm Vanger" , and "Magnus Engstrom".

Status: Interpol Notified