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Offline Spoon

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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
Cool, thanks :)

I put Axem and Droid on the proofreading case and they did found a bunch of things that I corrected before release. But things will always slip through one way or an other.
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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
I put Axem and Droid on the proofreading case and they did found a bunch of things that I corrected before release. But things will always slip through one way or an other.

No kidding.  :p
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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
 :lol:

Poor Spoon.

 

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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
Cool, thanks :)

I put Axem and Droid on the proofreading case and they did found a bunch of things that I corrected before release. But things will always slip through one way or an other.

Well, if you ever feel that you want a 4th opinion, toss me some scripts and I'll look over them, and maybe get the girlfriend too as well (She's Hungarian, but her English is excellent, and she tends to be far more meticulous about English than I am).
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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
Better late than never...

Oh, and this has been out long enough that I'm going to drop spoils like a mofo. I mean if you haven't played it yet, why are you even reading this far in the thread? Anyhow...



Stranded was a solid mini-campaign. Like the Homesick of Dawn to the main WoD campaign's more conventional style. I'm a big fan of the Homesick/Sync style since I think having the smaller more personal SPACE ADVENTURE! kind of stories makes a nice change of pace from the usual grandiose interstellar war stories, and getting to have such an adventure in the WoD-verse was a nice treat. So, in no particular order...

1. I got TRUE END playing on Easy.
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Trans-species double dinner date, WOO! :pimp:
I normally play on Medium, but had to drop down to Easy for WoD, so I went ahead and stuck with that for Stranded, which I think was a good call because...

2. Fighting Liuzqo and his pal at the end was INTENSE. Taking a cue from Transcend and having a non-targetable, non-radar-showing-up boss fight made for a nice finale. Thank the Winged Ones it wore off after he got damaged a bit, or I would have been deaded instead of just stranded. Also, I like how he called Sylphia "knife-eared," that was a nice touch.

3. Speaking of Sylphia, while having a pair of sexy space babes as wingmates would probably seem contrived in most settings, in WoD it feels like par for the course :p. That said, I never quite got romantic vibes from them, more like comrades-in-arms you might have a shot with later. But then, I've never been accused of being perceptive about this stuff IRL nor do I have much experience with VN style stories, so hey.

4. I loved the custom post-pro settings, gave everything a vibrant appearance and really enhanced the anime feel. I also thought the new Ray textures looked slick (maybe they were just for the Command model? idk), and the interior drawings for the story sections impressed me too. Kudos if you drew those yourself Spoon, and if not well.... nothing wrong with repurposing art... :nervous:
Character portraits were top notch too. It's convenient that Silver lost her helmet and every other helmet in the universe too. :D

tl;dr - Stranded was a good time and if this is even sort of the direction WoD is going, then I'm excited. :yes:

EDIT: Oh, and Sylphia handwaving the convenient secret Cyrvan base was golden.
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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
Good job on both WoD normal campaign and this one. I enjoyed the ride :)

p.s. I only recently found WoD, partially thanks to the "MISSILESMISSILESMISSILES...". Good job on the main campaign too, I really enjoyed it!
« Last Edit: March 26, 2013, 04:19:38 am by Duidalus »

 

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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
Finished it and got the true ending, though I had to lower the difficulty to but that damn Zy Ace. I'm curious how the other endings are reached and what they look like.

Something strange happens when Stranded is loaded, though. When I play the main WoD campaign, all the head anis are shrunk and undersized, but the issue thankfully disappears if Stranded is removed from the WoD folder. I have no idea of what is causing this, and it's thankfully only a slightly annoying glitch.

Edit: Headani issue was known, apparently I am unable to read the OP.
« Last Edit: June 16, 2013, 03:17:02 pm by Torchwood »

 

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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
I finally came around to playing Stranded today and played through it in one sitting... Really cool and has me wanting for more (as well as giving my a thiny regret for putting it off so long)

Good work, thank you Spoon for makeing it and I'm looking foward for more.

sorta/kinda makes me wish I could contribute (sadly my FREDing skills are out of date)
« Last Edit: December 22, 2013, 02:34:09 pm by 0rph3u5 »
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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
Coo'
Glad you enjoyed it  :)
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[02:42] <@Axem> spoon somethings wrong
[02:42] <@Axem> critically wrong
[02:42] <@Axem> im happy with these missions now
[02:44] <@Axem> well
[02:44] <@Axem> with 2 of them

 

Offline niffiwan

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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
An FYI for anyone trying to play WoD:Stranded on a recent nightly, the new stricter table parser is complaining about a single quoting error in the ships table.  Here's a fixed table; just put it in Wings Of Dawn/data/tables/
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Offline Yarn

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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
I made a patch in this post that fixes the head ANI issue.
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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
Niffan, I'm trying to apply your fix but there is no tables folder in Wings of Dawn\data
What do.

 

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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
Niffan, I'm trying to apply your fix but there is no tables folder in Wings of Dawn\data
What do.
Create a folder, call it "tables", and put that file inside of it.
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Re: RELEASE - Wings of Dawn: Stranded
Yep, that fixed it. Appreciated.