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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #30 on: November 04, 2015, 02:38:40 AM »
Never thought I'd see that happen.



Thoraxian/Skylaxian alliance via utopia (fabled medical) and ending a war.  Came about in observer mode, so I had no hand (claw? fin?) in it.  Other than going back to the code and having to tweak the checks so that it actually happened (as I'd intended for it to).

Looks like if I let the game keep going, the two roboraces might end up in it too (via econ, which are currently at ~600), which would be hilarious.
*various choking noises*  :o

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #31 on: November 04, 2015, 02:41:42 AM »
Ok, I haven't seen that before... :o

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #32 on: November 04, 2015, 11:06:21 AM »
*various choking noises*  :o

I'm sure the "problem" will go away as I finalize handling how races care for their own planets in Tech Race.  I'm not sure why the Skylaxians ended up so dope, but the Thoraxians have three planets--one of which still has negative medical--so in the act of fixing that plant they over-fixed a different one.

Still not the first time I've seen a utopia form, and the last time didn't have the bits of code I'm doing now.

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #33 on: November 04, 2015, 02:07:55 PM »
Good to see it coming along, am looking forward to trying it when you release. Looking nice!

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #34 on: November 11, 2015, 11:28:00 AM »
Is this still on track to be released today? I haven't seen any followup information indicating one way or the other.

Looking forward to it!

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #36 on: November 11, 2015, 01:16:00 PM »
Yeah, and apparently people are out of their minds about the discount....complaining that they are getting ripped off/ effed up for already owning the base game + Betrayed Hope...complaining that they only get a 10% discount while newcomers to the series get all parts including the new dlc for 50% off...
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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #37 on: November 11, 2015, 02:30:34 PM »
Yeah, and apparently people are out of their minds about the discount....complaining that they are getting ripped off/ effed up for already owning the base game + Betrayed Hope...complaining that they only get a 10% discount while newcomers to the series get all parts including the new dlc for 50% off...

...I'm glad that I can limit myself to shouting at my screen instead of the people in the comments...

Can someone explain to me why this would anger people? I honestly don't understand.

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #38 on: November 11, 2015, 02:36:58 PM »
No, I can't. But Chris posted a statement over there, so people have more information now...

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #39 on: November 11, 2015, 02:40:02 PM »
Yeah, and apparently people are out of their minds about the discount....complaining that they are getting ripped off/ effed up for already owning the base game + Betrayed Hope...complaining that they only get a 10% discount while newcomers to the series get all parts including the new dlc for 50% off...

...I'm glad that I can limit myself to shouting at my screen instead of the people in the comments...

Can someone explain to me why this would anger people? I honestly don't understand.

Basically: the idea that gaining a new customer is more important than keeping an existing one is offensive.  And I get that.  What about loyalty to existing customers?  Shouldn't I be trying to give you guys the best deals, and have new people pay full price?

...in an ideal world, yeah.

I mean, I totally get the emotion behind "I've been good to you, and you do this to me in return??"  But I wrote up a whole post as to the realities of the situation from my perspective, which is obviously just one of a variety of perspectives at play.  Hopefully that at least sets some minds at ease.
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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #40 on: November 11, 2015, 02:41:25 PM »
No, I can't. But Chris posted a statement over there, so people have more information now...

I started it but I thought "this sure is a whole lot to read to explain why I shouldn't be angry about something I'm already not angry about."

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #41 on: November 11, 2015, 02:43:04 PM »
No, I can't. But Chris posted a statement over there, so people have more information now...

I started it but I thought "this sure is a whole lot to read to explain why I shouldn't be angry about something I'm already not angry about."

Ahahahaha.  Thanks for cheering me up with that.  :D  Yeah, I'm stupid long-winded.  In the interest of being thorough, but still.
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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #42 on: November 11, 2015, 02:47:06 PM »
Long-winded or not, it was an interesting read! And I think most people will be content to have an explanation like that (not something you get from very many developers).

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #43 on: November 11, 2015, 02:48:23 PM »
Considering the price is just about 5-6 bucks it is really confusing. This is an amoutn even a kid with no own income can easily get just by asking it's parents. This is something you don't have to save for the half year.

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Re: Coming Soon: The Last Federation: The Lost Technologies (Expansion 2)
« Reply #44 on: November 11, 2015, 02:57:22 PM »
To be fair, for most people in that thread it was a question of principle. Fighting about principles (regional pricing, etc.) is very common on gog which is not a bad thing per se, but in this case it went overboard in my opinion.