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Offline x4000

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During alpha, this is for narratives of your experience.
« on: May 03, 2013, 12:03:35 PM »
These narratives can be for entertainment, if you want to entertain other players or those not in the alpha (be our guest on that). 

Or they are narratives of what happened during an alpha playthrough where you are chronicling your experiences for the Arcen staff to read and consider in terms of making the flow better.  If  it's this sort of thing, please preface it with ALPHA-FEEDBACK.  Mostly we'd prefer mantis issues, however.
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Re: During alpha, this is for narratives of your experience.
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2013, 12:06:40 PM »
Entertain? More like torture...

Speaking of torture, waiting for the list of alpha testers is one of the most tortuously suspenseful experiences I've undergone in a while.
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Re: During alpha, this is for narratives of your experience.
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2013, 12:09:27 PM »
Sorry about that. ;)
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Re: During alpha, this is for narratives of your experience.
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2013, 12:15:05 PM »
So this be the tavern.  Looks to be a fine place for drink and tale.  Someone fetch a bard...

(This is the AAR forum for Skyward, yes?)
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Re: During alpha, this is for narratives of your experience.
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2013, 12:16:57 PM »
Oh, just noticed: I think it's "Skyward", not "Skyard"
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Re: During alpha, this is for narratives of your experience.
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2013, 12:34:06 PM »
Ghehe, I will try to record my first experiences. Would be funny for the sake of criticism(With my horrible Dutch accent and the fact that I have zero experience with it. Besides the idea of being a complete *cough* noob *cough* would most definitely help.

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Re: During alpha, this is for narratives of your experience.
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2013, 01:25:45 PM »
Fixed the spelling, and made it LPs/AARs.

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Re: During alpha, this is for narratives of your experience.
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2013, 10:54:14 AM »
I can definitely see this being an "easy to play, hard to master game."  The interface is very good, especially considering the game is still in Alpha.  The only place I feel lost is in the long-term strategy--much like when I first played AI War--but I'm starting to figure my way out there.  It also has that "one more turn" feeling you get from other turn-based games like the Civilization series.  I think I'll have to try this on my laptop later, and see how a very weak computer handles it.  Might catch a few UI bugs at lower resolutions as well  ;)

One last note:  two units with Nemean Lion attacking each other = hilarious.
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Re: During alpha, this is for narratives of your experience.
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2013, 08:51:11 AM »
Sweet stuff, thanks very much!

I'll have to fix the Nemean Lion thing for sure. :)
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