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Nickname Wolfox
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Description Gamer and master geek. I love games, computers, music, 3D, etc.
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Signed On Mar 13, 2003, 17:16
Total Comments 529 (Apprentice)
User ID 16448
 
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News Comments > Sacred 2: Ice & Blood Announced
9. Re: Sacred 2: Ice & Blood Announced Jul 7, 2009, 15:35 Wolfox
 
So far I still think that Titan Quest and its expansion are the kings of hack/slash RPG action.

For me, it was a tie between Titan Quest (with IT) and Sacred Gold (the first one - I haven't played the second), until I found Depths of Peril. If you like Action RPGs, give it a chance; you might like it too.
 
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News Comments > LucasArts Classic Rereleases
34. Re: LucasArts Classic Rereleases Jul 6, 2009, 15:19 Wolfox
 
I was hoping they would release their classics on GOG.com. But Steam? Thanks, I'll pass.  
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News Comments > New on GameTap
2. Re: New on GameTap Jul 3, 2009, 10:57 Wolfox
 
I don't know about GameTap, but Rogue Trooper is a great game.  
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News Comments > Impulse Sales
6. Re: Impulse Sales Jul 1, 2009, 17:32 Wolfox
 
Considering that Friday is a holiday, and most weekend sales are announced on Thursday, getting this announcement a day early kind of makes sense.  
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News Comments > Mythic & BioWare Combine, Mark Jacobs Departs
18. Re: Mythic & BioWare Jun 24, 2009, 16:01 Wolfox
 
Hey, the most fun I've had lately is playing indie games, and those will always be around. I'm not worried, though it's sad to see Bioware be finally assimilated into EA's biomass.

Yeah, I'm playing Prototype. Fun game.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Argos Naval Yard
5. Re: Ships Ahoy - Argos Naval Yard Jun 17, 2009, 14:47 Wolfox
 
SotS doesn't have "Super Death Laser III" and then "Super Death Laser IV". That would be GalCiv 2. Though there are some upgrade paths in SotS in the research tree, those upgrades are much more than just the "more damage, less space" motto of GalCiv 2. Not only that: though research is important in SotS, what's most important is which technologies you choose and how you use them. In my experience, it's completely different from GalCiv 2, and also much better than Sins on that aspect, IMO.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Argos Naval Yard
2. Re: Ships Ahoy - Argos Naval Yard Jun 17, 2009, 13:56 Wolfox
 
Actually, SotS is my favorite 4X game. The "big picture" is considerably streamlined and turn-based; combat is real-time and very tactical (and goes beyond fleet composition, as is the case with Sins).

That being said, it's heavily combat-oriented, so you won't find much diplomacy in SotS (besides the basic war/peace/alliance stuff), and you won't get to develop your planets with buildings and such, but I personally prefer it that way.

All in all, it's fun. At least for me, more fun then Sins and GalCiv2.
 
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News Comments > Max Payne 3 Details
9. Re: Max Payne 3 Details Jun 17, 2009, 11:34 Wolfox
 
São Paulo? WTH?

(For the record, I'm brazilian, and I've been to São Paulo quite a few times. It's a big, violent city, but it doesn't go well with noir, or with the kind of plot that we had in Max Payne 1 and 2)
 
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News Comments > NWN2: Mysteries of Westgate DRM Limit Ends
2. Re: NWN2: Mysteries of Westgate DRM Limit Ends Jun 16, 2009, 14:12 Wolfox
 
Too little, too late.  
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News Comments > On Sale
7. Re: On Sale Jun 13, 2009, 11:07 Wolfox
 
Sword of the Stars is, by far, my favorite 4X game, and one of my favorite games ever. It did improve with each expansion, and the Argos Naval Shipyard micro-expansion (to be released on the 17th) will probably enhance it even more.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Strike Fighters 2 Europe
8. Re: Ships Ahoy - Strike Fighters 2 Europe Jun 12, 2009, 23:23 Wolfox
 
Keith, as others have said, combat in the 50's and even early 60's still had most of the "feeling" of old dogfights. Of course, jet fighters mean more power and speed, but generally you still have to maneuver until you are behind your opponent. Since SF2 covers everything from the mid-50's to the late 70's, you can go from WW2/Korean style dogfighting to BVR combat quite fluidily, enjoying the improvements in technology in the game itself as time passes. It's a great way to get used to the changed from WW2 dogfighting to modern air combat, and SF2 allows you to experience that without tons of hotkeys to memorize. It's probably the most fun flight sim experience I've had so far, and for that reason I highly recommend it.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Strike Fighters 2 Europe
4. Re: Ships Ahoy - Strike Fighters 2 Europe Jun 12, 2009, 14:57 Wolfox
 
It's basically the same game, with a few improvements in AI, modelling and cockpits.

There's a "quick mission generator" of sorts - a "create mission" option, though it's too high-level, in my personal opinion. There was a mission editor available for SF1 games called Le Missiouner, but it doesn't work correctly with the SF2 games. I'm planning on developing a mission editor for the SF2 series, however, but I don't know how long I'll take to do that.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Strike Fighters 2 Europe
2. Re: Ships Ahoy - Strike Fighters 2 Europe Jun 12, 2009, 11:27 Wolfox
 
I haven't tried the F-15A yet... I'm having too much fun playing the '62 scenario right now. I'm looking forward to it, though.

The SF2 series is most likely the most fun I've had so far with a flight simulator after Mig Alley. Highly recommended.
 
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News Comments > Sword of the Stars: Argos Naval Yard Preorders
3. Re: Sword of the Stars: Argos Naval Yard Preorders Jun 11, 2009, 01:10 Wolfox
 
i thought the developer went tango uniform.

The publisher did, not the developer. And Paradox is now the new publisher for Kerberos.
 
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News Comments > All Aspect Warfare Demo
18. Re: All Aspect Warfare Demo Jun 10, 2009, 17:46 Wolfox
 
Actually, the videos did tell me all I needed to know. Good luck, Mr. Smart - you'll need it.  
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News Comments > All Aspect Warfare Demo
7. Re: All Aspect Warfare Demo Jun 10, 2009, 14:46 Wolfox
 
Ok, who will do the summoning?  
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News Comments > 1C Games Sale
12. Re: 1C Games Sale Jun 10, 2009, 14:42 Wolfox
 
Well, I got the UFO trilogy after all... it seems the strategic layer is more streamlined than the one in XCom (particularly in Afterlight), which is a good thing, in my book. Don't get me wrong - I love XCom's ambiance, but the constant pressure on the strategic side is a bit too tense for me, most of the time. Also, there are plenty of mods for at least 2 of the games, which is good.

As for Fantasy Wars, despite also having hex-based, turn-based combat, it does seem different from King's Bounty. I bought FW recently and, though I haven't played much, it does feel different from King's Bounty - more focused on how you move and progress, instead of army composition.
 
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News Comments > 1C Games Sale
4. Re: 1C Games Sale Jun 10, 2009, 11:35 Wolfox
 
What about the UFO Trilogy? (it's also on sale) Worth it for 10 bucks? Afterlight seems specially interesting...  
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News Comments > The Witcher: Enhanced Edition 1.5
20. Re: The Witcher: Enhanced Edition 1.5 Jun 3, 2009, 13:37 Wolfox
 
Does that also mean that you'll be able to install the EE patch over the original Witcher without providing registration info? Just curious.  
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News Comments > Left 4 Dead 2 Announced
65. Re: Left 4 Dead 2 Announced Jun 1, 2009, 16:57 Wolfox
 
(*insert inevitable clarafication in two months time when Valve announces doubtless discount for existing owners and more content for the original Left 4 Dead*)

I hope you're right, though I wouldn't hold my breath.
 
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