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by Borgie
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!
Replies: 1484
Views: 170451

Re: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!

haha, made you look! Yes, you did. Does the umgah drone have more downforce than other ships due to its spoiler? I expect this is probably the case, I'm pretty sure I've seen this in action. However, it's more important to note that that the spoiler is actually intended to provide lift when reversi...
by Borgie
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!
Replies: 1484
Views: 170451

Re: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!

You've got that backwards. The Horde was released several years after SC2, so Wimbli's Trident is actually an easter egg reference to SC2, not the other way around. And TFB is Paul and Fred's company, so The Horde is one of their games as well, though I'm not sure what year they actually started us...
by Borgie
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!
Replies: 1484
Views: 170451

Re: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!

I actually liked it. It's not as if you'd get to see an explosion develop and recognize the beauty of it. On that distance, you'll have had more than enough unexpected extratime if your eye-nerves have been able to transmit the light to your brain, even more so if your brain was able to transmit th...
by Borgie
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: What's News?
Topic: Sequels strife
Replies: 309
Views: 89500

Re: Sequels strife

What I get out of that is that Stardock may continue to use some of P&F’s alien races as long as they’re different enough from what was described. This seems like it opens the door to possible future conflicts about what is “different enough.” I dunno? Always a concern, but that's also a summary of...
by Borgie
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: What's News?
Topic: Sequels strife
Replies: 309
Views: 89500

Re: Sequels strife

This strikes me a a surprisingly acceptable compromise. Based on all of the back-and-forth, both sides seem to have gotten a lot of what they were looking for. I must say that I'm happy to see this is resolved (and much much sooner than I had anticipated). I also love reading the stuff that Paul wri...
by Borgie
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!
Replies: 1484
Views: 170451

Re: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!

Thanks Troglodyte, good to be here. I've actually skimmed through a bunch of your AI controlled ship v ship scenarios, and was quite entertained. Learned some stuff too. I’ll likely go through this thread in full when I’ve got some time. It would be quite the cruel game implementation to have a devi...
by Borgie
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!
Replies: 1484
Views: 170451

Re: About to try to beat Star Control 2...no spoilers!

I'm a little confused, to be honest.
This thread was opened in 2015 by Troglodyte. Is he still not finished?
I guess if something is worth doing, it's worth doing right.
by Borgie
Mon May 27, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: What's News?
Topic: Starflight is making a come-back
Replies: 4
Views: 1794

Re: Starflight is making a come-back

Cool! I'll have to keep an eye on this. I never played it myself either, but I found out about in the last year or so. Watched some game play, and I like the concept. I think I would have a hard time actually playing the game now, given the age of it. Pretty sure you can get it on GOG. I might give ...
by Borgie
Thu May 09, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I remember that I don't remember...
Replies: 8
Views: 1037

Re: I remember that I don't remember...

Well that's (sorta) disappointing. I was hoping to try to use some file recovery tools on my original Star Control II 3.5" disks. After several weeks of (slowly) cleaning and searching, I've come to the realization that I must have disposed of my disk drives the last time I moved because "why would ...