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Offline jadedamion

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Help with home planit select
« on: July 14, 2011, 11:14:40 AM »
when you a creating a new game and (as i just learned via another post) you pick your starting location what is the number next to the ship icon for?? examp my favorite is the zenith bombardment ship (X4) while the deflector drone is (X7) i hope this makes sence enough for you to be able to explain?

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Re: Help with home planit select
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2011, 11:15:48 AM »
planet lol not planit

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Re: Help with home planit select
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2011, 11:18:31 AM »
The x4, x7, etc, refers to how many wormhole connections go to that planet.  So the higher the number, the more wormholes you have to defend on that planet.  Hope that helps!
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Re: Help with home planit select
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2011, 11:20:51 AM »
ahh ok i thought it had something to do with the ship itself or how many you get or how bad that ship would tick off the AI lol cool thanks for the fast response

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Re: Help with home planit select
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2011, 11:21:58 AM »
You bet!
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Re: Help with home planit select
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2011, 11:48:09 PM »
Man, the Devs even come back to posts to thank posters!  I wonder if they'll come back to just respond to somebody paying them a compliment.


Waiting...


Waiting...

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Re: Help with home planit select
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2011, 09:05:15 AM »
I'm not sure if it was actually added between the demo and the full version, or if I just failed to notice it, but one of my favorite features in the game, which I use every time out now, is the fact that you don't have to select a home planet at all, and the game will randomly choose one for you. This avoids the problem where I'd routinely regenerate maps and click through various planets looking for the perfect combination of bonus ship and wormhole connections, due to a strange perfectionist streak. Instead, it really fits with the "hey, we just woke you up from stasis, here's the situation for better or worse, and now you need to save us."

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Re: Help with home planit select
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2011, 09:13:17 AM »
Man, the Devs even come back to posts to thank posters!  I wonder if they'll come back to just respond to somebody paying them a compliment.

Sometimes. ;) Thanks much.

I'm not sure if it was actually added between the demo and the full version, or if I just failed to notice it, but one of my favorite features in the game, which I use every time out now, is the fact that you don't have to select a home planet at all, and the game will randomly choose one for you. This avoids the problem where I'd routinely regenerate maps and click through various planets looking for the perfect combination of bonus ship and wormhole connections, due to a strange perfectionist streak. Instead, it really fits with the "hey, we just woke you up from stasis, here's the situation for better or worse, and now you need to save us."

:D

Actually, that's been a feature since well before 1.0, but there's a LOT of features and its easy to miss ones.  Glad you like it! :)
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