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Offline ohartenstein23

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Re: Caffeinated Xcom [WIP]
« Reply #45 on: October 16, 2019, 01:19:37 am »
Both the features you're asking about have been implemented in Piratez:
  • Recruiting soldiers from missions can be either done by getting an item as loot/reward from the mission (so many ways of doing that!) and then using manufacturing in OXCE to get soldiers from the items, or by having civilian units that get recruited as soldiers at the end of the mission.
  • "Mana" in Piratez has been renamed to "freshness," and it slowly drains during missions, slowly recovers at base. Low freshness is given some penalties, so it works much like a fatigue system.

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Re: Caffeinated Xcom [WIP]
« Reply #46 on: October 16, 2019, 02:12:22 pm »
Ah cool, I was thinking along the right lines then lol, is it possible to have more than 1 mana type I.e: mana and freshness?

I'll have to download it again it's been years, was a little too sexy for a prude like me  :-[ :P mechanically seems like a good time though (bleeding edge).

Extended offers so many avenues to explore I'm like a dazzled rabbit in torchlight lol

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Re: Caffeinated Xcom [WIP]
« Reply #47 on: October 17, 2019, 07:29:54 pm »
I'll have to download it again it's been years, was a little too sexy for a prude like me  :-[

And it only got worse >:)
Good thing to see you're still working on new cool things!

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Re: Caffeinated Xcom [WIP]
« Reply #48 on: October 19, 2019, 06:09:01 pm »
Trying to make a mod that jazzes up the original art-work and adds some new elements that I think might complement the original design.

UN Forces (Civilian) [Medium]
Note: The targeting of all earth's national militaries triggered a pact you can choose to support (Unlocks; UN Lasers, UN Adv-Alloys, ect, on market).
Note 2: Support will leak out into traitor factions such as Advent.
Advanced UN Trooper: (Unlocks when you share technology) A trooper in UN cyan, armed with laser rifle and advanced-alloy armor.
UN Trooper: A trooper in UN cyan, armed with an assault-rifle and helmet.

Hahaha I just noticed that your idea is similar to mine. I'm also working on UN troopers, if you ever need some sprites, don't hesitate to ask. ;)