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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
Hi Graham. :) Good to see you back here.

I've sent over the campaign outline and notes I had, but they're really rough. Let's meet in the internal to break it down and collaborate!
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
This was such a good demo... Then you guys got involved with chicks:P
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
This was such a good demo... Then you guys got involved with chicks:P

Yea, go to the internal thread and let me know what you think of the version of mission 9 that's there. Let me know if you think we should go that route or via the route outlined earlier in the thread. (I posted a link to vc9 but nobody gave me feedback yet)

It is being resurrected!
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
I'm no longer part of the FSPort team, I can't see internal. I'm sure whatever you come up with will be good fun. :)
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
I will look at the warp speeds for all fighters available to you in this mission and change the speed limit appropriately.
The warp speed is always 40 m/s.

Weird. It's always been 42 for me.

Anyway, downloading this and giving it a whirl. :)
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
The game will let you enter subspace if you're within 2 m/s of the actual warp speed, so if you're slowing down, you'll start jumping at 42 m/s.

Incidentally, it's now possible to change the default warp speed of ships using the warp effects table.

 

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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
:bump:

Overall, a very nice demo that provides an interesting take on the events leading up to the first appearance of the Lucifer.

TTS turns out to be very good at picking up spelling errors. Just saying. Eventually turned it off, though, to speed things up.

Funny thing about the Ruins mission - I automatically die every single time I fly a Horus, but when I fly a Seth, I have a rough 2-in-5 chance of starting near a debris and being able to (slowly) dodge it; the remaining 3-in-5 chances are my Seth making friends with scrap metal and occasionally dying instantly.

...And while I die Command is there telling me that my speed is too high. The Hell. :wakka:
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
Hi there, sorry about the necro post. Can I ask where I should place the FSPort patch provided in the first post? Does it go in the FSPort folder? And will this be compatible with the newer 3.7.4 release build that I'm currently using? (Plus MediaVPS 2014) Thanks! :)
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
The CBani patch in the first post is for FSPort 3.2; I'm assuming you have a more up-to-date version of FSPort than that, so you shouldn't have to do anything with it. The mod.ini is probably going to be looking for the 3.6.12 MediaVPs; you can try modifying it to point towards the newer version, but I can't guarantee the mod will still work if you do.
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
The CBani patch in the first post is for FSPort 3.2; I'm assuming you have a more up-to-date version of FSPort than that, so you shouldn't have to do anything with it. The mod.ini is probably going to be looking for the 3.6.12 MediaVPs; you can try modifying it to point towards the newer version, but I can't guarantee the mod will still work if you do.

I'll give it a whirl then. Thanks! :D
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
This mod has been uploaded to Knossos and lightly updated to use the Vasuda Prime skyboxes provided by the Scroll of Atankharzim team.

I have set a hard deadline of October 1st 2020 for the full campaign release, the 10th anniversary of the original demo release. Mark your calendars.
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
I have set a hard deadline of October 1st 2020
Dang, I only have a Vasudan calander  :D
Looking forward to this!

 

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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
I have set a hard deadline of October 1st 2020 for the full campaign release, the 10th anniversary of the original demo release. Mark your calendars.

The Imperial Household has decreed that this event will be inscribed as the 10,377th Entry into the Imperial Chronicle ... oh wait, that's the Great War Seize Fire...  :D

Looking fowards to this. Did when it first came out and still do.
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
OK, played the demo. It's like Fs 1 but more demanding and polished. If rest of campaign will be so good, then my list of favourite campaigns will expand!

Spoiler:
It's easy to see that Vasudan Empire is... alternate universe due to some well-known missions with different outcome (alternate reality is always nice). Will there be more missions happening "around" (like shield mission) FS1 missions or being alternate versions?

Nice usage of in-mission cutscenes with iconic Scorpion swarm.

I must also praise music - well chosen.

Spoiler:
However there is no rose without thorns... In mission with Plato, Taurus is losing it's hull integrity due to script... I have feeling of it being... cheap way to destroy it. I actually managed to defend Taurus and destroy all shivans - Fang is simply tearing them apart... And then - boom! One one the most irritating things in Fs1 was destruction of Plato no matter what you do - and i had the same feeling. It would nice if either it would be possible to save Taurus, or there was a message about some kind of I dunno... reactor malfunction due to shivan attack, that's causing Taurus destruction.

Another thing - wing names. I know, that in fs "Zodiac" wing names are normal, but they were used by Terrans for hostile wings... Maybe there is some more elegant replacement?

Spoiler:
Last thing - Tombaugh mission. Altough my favourite represantation of Tombaugh destruction is one from Trimurti, this one is nice... But... I felt that there was something lacking - evacuation. In Fs1 you were escorting Tombaugh refugees. Here there are only two little freighters that escape (and one of them is Nelson...). Maybe, attack should be a bit slower, with first destruction of some defensive perimeter (cruisers) and Tombaugh launching transports and escape pods...

Still - very good campaing, and i'm waiting for the rest of it!


 

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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
This mod has been uploaded to Knossos and lightly updated to use the Vasuda Prime skyboxes provided by the Scroll of Atankharzim team.

I have set a hard deadline of October 1st 2020 for the full campaign release, the 10th anniversary of the original demo release. Mark your calendars.

:bump:

Well, I'm glad I logged back in 11 months early. How many more missions would the full campaign have?
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
checks internal thread Looks like we have 24 missions on deck in addition to the ones in the demo.

However I've missed our first deadline thanks to my architect's registration exams; scheduled the last one for November 30th though. Still targeting that deadline!
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
checks internal thread Looks like we have 24 missions on deck in addition to the ones in the demo.

However I've missed our first deadline thanks to my architect's registration exams; scheduled the last one for November 30th though. Still targeting that deadline!

That's one hell of a campaign length in the works. All the best to the team. :yes:
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Re: RELEASE: The Great War - Vasudan Imperium DEMO
It's not so bad. Many of them are the same mission with flipped perspectives.
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