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Offline keith.lamothe

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Re: "Hidden" Cheats
« Reply #15 on: September 03, 2012, 12:03:45 PM »
If you actually use cheat codes, I don't care how cheesy it gets, it's fair game ;)
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Re: "Hidden" Cheats
« Reply #16 on: September 03, 2012, 12:16:13 PM »
Cheats are good. People are far too interested in achievements and I hardly hear of many cheats in anything recent, so with that I like this thread.

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Re: "Hidden" Cheats
« Reply #17 on: September 03, 2012, 12:22:44 PM »
*Stupid honor kicking in*

The catch with the omni cheat is that if you activate it in one game, then load or start another game the omni tab and behavior still works, even if the new game has cheats disabled.

The only way to avoid it is to quit ai wars altogether.
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Re: "Hidden" Cheats
« Reply #18 on: September 03, 2012, 12:49:16 PM »
*Stupid honor kicking in*

The catch with the omni cheat is that if you activate it in one game, then load or start another game the omni tab and behavior still works, even if the new game has cheats disabled.

The only way to avoid it is to quit ai wars altogether.
Ah, gotcha.  Well, I think anyone doing that knows what they're getting into ;)

Pretty much guaranteed to cause desyncs if you use it in MP or use it and then start a new game in MP; for that reason I might fix the part where it stays between games.
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Re: "Hidden" Cheats
« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2012, 01:37:35 PM »
Wait. Are we discussing how the beam starship needs a buff? I think it needs a buff. I think we should make it a bonus ship type. Why dont we have starship bonus ships yet?
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Re: "Hidden" Cheats
« Reply #20 on: September 03, 2012, 01:39:13 PM »
Wait. Are we discussing how the beam starship needs a buff? I think it needs a buff. I think we should make it a bonus ship type. Why dont we have starship bonus ships yet?
As much as I like the idea, wouldn't being able to build Beam Starships from the beginning count as a 'cheat'?

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Re: "Hidden" Cheats
« Reply #21 on: September 03, 2012, 01:39:36 PM »
Wait. Are we discussing how the beam starship needs a buff? I think it needs a buff. I think we should make it a bonus ship type. Why dont we have starship bonus ships yet?
Partly because you keep asking ;)
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Re: "Hidden" Cheats
« Reply #22 on: September 03, 2012, 01:41:18 PM »
Wait. Are we discussing how the beam starship needs a buff? I think it needs a buff. I think we should make it a bonus ship type. Why dont we have starship bonus ships yet?
As much as I like the idea, wouldn't being able to build Beam Starships from the beginning count as a 'cheat'?

Well I mean more rebalanced mk1/2/3 versions. The idea being that you could have a new starship type instead of a new fleet ship type.
 

And keith, youre mean :(
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Re: "Hidden" Cheats
« Reply #23 on: September 03, 2012, 01:43:55 PM »
I've been looking for something almost-relevant to screwing around with the game.
There was some discussion about editing saves to change the difficulty of the AI to things that are beyond difficulty 10. Where was that thread again? And, Keith, could you implement a cheat to do THAT? :o
One of those questions is significantly more of a joke than the other.