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Offline FUBAR-BDHR

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Invitation to the guests lurking about
I've noticed over 1500 downloads of TBP in the past month and a half with very little increased activity on the boards.  If your lurking about feel free to join the conversations.  Feedback and ideas are always welcome. 

*note by Vidmaster: corrected spelling of Invitaion :lol:*
« Last Edit: October 27, 2008, 06:41:12 am by Vidmaster »
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Re: Invitaion to the guests lurking about
And if you're thinking about trying to make your own missions and need help if you get stuck just be sure to post. TBP's mission editor is pretty easy to use so don't let previous bad experiences with mission design put you off. :)
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Re: Invitaion to the guests lurking about
I've noticed over 1500 downloads of TBP in the past month and.....

Thank you Fubi ! It always boosts my motivation when I am seeing I am not only doing campaign work for a dozen people at most...


By the way, what does BDHR mean ?
Beyond Da Horrible Reality ?

 

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BDHR = Beer Drinking Hell Raisers


That 1500 is just off of ModDB and Download.com.  It doesn't count any of the torrent stuff, Hips's multi-part downloads, or the other 2-part download site. 

BTW TBP is ranked #3 on download.com this week for the SCI-FI section. 
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Re: Invitaion to the guests lurking about
It always boosts my motivation when I am seeing I am not only doing campaign work for a dozen people at most...

To me, it's actually scary. I take a look at the download number of f.e. FH2260 and it's like WHAT? 4000 downloads?
Sure I am proud, but on the other hand...  :nervous: :nervous: :nervous:   What if I screw up badly? 4000 people will notice and be let down.

Lucky me, not all of my campaigns are that popular.
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Re: Invitaion to the guests lurking about
I am here still liking what you guys do!!

 

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Skullar was looking for you PSI.
Be warned: This site's admins stole 100s of hours of my work. They will do it to you.

 

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To me, it's actually scary. I take a look at the download number of f.e. FH2260 and it's like WHAT? 4000 downloads?
Sure I am proud, but on the other hand...  :nervous: :nervous: :nervous:   What if I screw up badly? 4000 people will notice and be let down.

Lucky me, not all of my campaigns are that popular.

Well add another 150+ downloads in the last 2 days.  I wouldn't count on the others not being so popular.  Who knows how many thousands of downloads total of the DVD.  Each one of those downloads has your stuff on it too.   No pressure though.  :P
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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
Fine fine, I'll Register, sheesh... heh.

I actually only discovered FreeSpace 2 about a month ago, though I saw the Babylon 5 mod and said to myself "Once I beat this game, I'm gonna head back and check this out."

And I did.

And I had a geekgasm.

I don't really have much time to learn how to make missions, though...

Anyway, it's a great mod. Some problems here and there, but they're mostly with AI and Scripts from some missions/campaigns I downloaded. My biggest gripe is that the AI masterfully uses the side and vertical thrusters in a close-range dogfight, so I get blown out of the sky rather quickly.

 

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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
:welcome:

Well, I'm sure that there are plenty of other missions for you to play once you finish those - actually, there must be at least 1000 missions if you add every single one up?
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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
My biggest gripe is that the AI masterfully uses the side and vertical thrusters in a close-range dogfight, so I get blown out of the sky rather quickly.

hate to tell you this but the AI isn't using them. It just looks that way :)
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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
The AI should use thrusters. It's glide that it doesn't have a clue about. Watch the Shivan Mara in FS2 and you can see it sliding.
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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
I was refering to Glide.  Misunderstood the post.
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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
2503 downloads off the 2 sites as of today.   :pimp:
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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
I was advertising the dvd release on some forums... :P
The Babylon Project was our last best hope for peace. It failed...
...it became something greater: Our last best hope for victory.


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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
Unlurkified, registered and posted like a proper downloader!  :D
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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
Kudos :yes:
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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
Not yet....gotta beat the campaign first! I decided to run straight back into the arms of the Freespace series after I took a mistaken (very brief) venture into Derek Smart's Galactic Command: Echo Squad, and was pleasantly surprised to see a fully-completed Babylon 5 mod...and I figured, heck, since I'm watching the series right now, might as well join in the dog-fighting!

Loving it so far, and have already spread the word to my mates.
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Offline Skullar

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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
Have you installed Derek Smart's Desktop Commander yet ?

 

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Re: Invitation to the guests lurking about
Have you installed Derek Smart's Desktop Commander yet ?

I'm afraid to even ask...............

But i will.....


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