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Offline herkie423

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
Awesome! I added links to your channels to the description as I've done with other campaigns. I'll be sure to plug your stuff on my next stream! Thanks for making such a fun mod and being so cool and informative, Herkie. :cool:

Thank you. It's my pleasure.

Oh, I watched EACH of your streams like 5 times now. I'm taking notes of my mistakes due to my forgetfulness. Like the player order option, some of the ships that should not  be ordered. I will be fixing the AFR missions so a future update will be coming.

Regarding the missing textures and the flashing light show ("the system is down... p...p...plup"),... Ah,... that's a compatibility issue. The mod still uses the ancient FSO 3.7.4. I don't know what the newer FSO versions had implemented. It will take me years to learn that on my own, I don't have that many years.

I actually submitted my two mods to HLP for restoration. I hope somebody will take it.
« Last Edit: May 04, 2022, 11:25:43 pm by herkie423 »

 

Offline CT27

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
From the four videos so far of Reboot here are what I would guess would be some of Red's favorite dialogue lines (and based on the chat reaction):

"Perhaps it is time to take my existence to the next level."
"Unfair business practices are not tolerated in this galaxy."
"I need your courage and your balls."
"You remind me of a good friend I had.  He's dead now."


Did I miss anything Red?

 

Offline herkie423

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
CT, you forgot one more line... "Don't be confident." LOL, LMAO... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Damn speech barrier.  :lol: Ok, I'll correct that.

 

Offline redmagejoe

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
Hope everyone enjoyed the week off. Sorry I couldn't do something fantastic for the 1 year anniversary, but I hope you'll all look forward to this weekend's stream!

Ill Fated Gaming YouTube

Available for Voice Acting work!
Email me: [email protected]
Steam me: redmagejoe

 

Offline Mito [PL]

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
Don't you worry fam, this stream is definitely going to be worthy of the first anniversary of IFGFSO.
How do you kill a hydra?

You starve it to death.

 

Offline CT27

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
I've got two things to talk about (updates and advice for an upcoming AFR mission):

1-Updates
Since you like to talk about updates in the beginning, here are the updates I've found since the last stream (some are small bugfixes I think but it was enough to change the version number):
MVPs 4.6.X has been released
Blue Planet Complete
Between The Ashes
NTF Ship Textures
The Scroll Of Atankharzim
Wing Commander Saga
Aftermath 2 (aka "The Blue Guardian")...Herkie put out a single file to update the missions file which fixes some important bugs.  He doesn't know how to do Knossos so he posted it in TBG's release thread.  Just pop it in the
    folder for TBG and replace the older mission file with this new one. A small note though:  loading this campaign on 22.0 after this update seems to produce an error notice for some reason(however, this notice doesn't appear
    to be gamebreaking or affect gameplay negatively as I'm able to continue into the game after it and I saw no problems in missions).  I posted more details about this in AF2's release thread in the AF forum.



2-AFR:
On an upcoming mission in Act 8 called "Sicilian Defense" (since you just completed the Archangel's debut you'll probably get to this one):
You may have to give the Archangel some help when
Spoiler:
the Sathanas juggernauts come in.  There seems to be a bug in newer versions of AFR in this mission where the Archangel only fires a few times with its main gun (though its side guns still function normally).  The mission is still very beatable, you'll just have to be more proactive in taking out the juggernauts with your ship than you would otherwise.  I would concentrate on juggernauts and use your escort Boreas ships to attack destroyers.  The Boreas has incredible range so you might not even have to move all that much if at all (though it might be good to position oneself just a little above and behind the Archangel.  I would devote energy from engines to guns. 

« Last Edit: May 13, 2022, 06:52:25 pm by CT27 »

 

Offline CT27

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
Herkie was able to get on FB but otherwise has internet troubles right now so he asked me to pass along this message/advice to Red/Joe:

"INFO: There are missions when they are over (RTB), the fighting still continues. This is to demonstrate that friendlies will constantly be under fire especially in the Shivan system. You are lucky in the mission with the Acquitaine that I respawned the extra fighters only 25 times  (Well, Adhara was infested with Shivans at that point). But in later missions in your following streams, extra fighters will respawn about 100 times or more, including cap ships. So if you receive the RTB or Dock order, please do so right away (unless you want to rack up more kills)."

 

Offline 0rph3u5

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
I missed sunday's show because I volunteered to count ballots in the state election here on Sunday - forgot just how much the red tape slows the process down and so I wasn't back at home in time to join in.

Congrats on the anniversary!
"When you work with water, you have to know and respect it. When you labour to subdue it, you have to understand that one day it may rise up and turn all your labours into nothing. For what is water, which seeks to make all things level, which has no taste or colour of its own, but a liquid form of Nothing?" - Graham Swift, Waterland

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"I am Curiosity, and I've always wondered what would become of you, here at the end of the world." - The Guide/The Curious Other, Othercide

"As you sought to steal a kingdom for yourself, so must you do again, a thousand times over. For a theft, a true theft, must be practiced to be earned." - The terms of Nyrissa's curse, Pathfinder: Kingmaker

"...because they are not Dragons."

 

Offline CT27

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
Should the cartwheeling Garuda try out for the Olympics? ;)


Anyways, you're fairly close to the end now and might be able to finish Reboot in the next stream (though it might need to be just a tad longer than the average one). 

Just to be sure you see it closer to the stream and not too far in advance, I'll post instructions again for how to see the canon ending (which the release thread labels as the alternate ending) in this thread and PM you on Wednesday.

 

Offline CT27

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
Redmagejoe, since you might be able to finish the Reboot stream this weekend, I'll post some info here again (and in a PM just to be sure you get it) about the ending (the PM I send you won't have spoiler text so don't read it if you actually want to go in totally blind).


The second to last playable mission in the campaign is called "Slaying Dragons" (this is in Act 10), this is where the difference between the 'original' ending and 'alternate' (canon) ending happen.  There is also a cutscene right after this mission. 

The post-"Slaying Dragons" cutscene has a different name (which you could see in the techroom) depending on which version you play.  I forget the original name but the alternate/canon version is called
Spoiler:
"A Sacrifice"
This is the version that will lead into Aftermath 2:  The Blue Guardian.

To sum it up, the canon version of events is that
Spoiler:
The Avenger survives the events of AFR

There is also a slight difference in the ending/credits sequence of AFR so you might want to play the alternate/canon file version of that too if you have time. 

Basically, if you want to see the differences play the alternate/canon campaign file version of:
-"Slaying Dragons"
-the cutscene
Spoiler:
"A Sacrifice"
-ending/credits sequence


« Last Edit: May 18, 2022, 06:35:13 pm by CT27 »

  

Offline herkie423

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Re: Props to Passionate Community + Shameless Stream Plugging
Happy streaming, Joe.