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Offline AdmiralRalwood

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Re: Nexus: The Jupiter Incident
I note that they've touched up the modding tools, I wonder if it'd be possible for them to unlock the limitations which made modding on Nexus so difficult...
I would be surprised... my understanding is that they're the kind of deep-engine limitations that would require extensive rewriting (like, say, trying to turn countermeasures into a fully-fleshed-out tertiary weapons system in FSO; theoretically doable, but would take a lot of effort).

On the other hand, I'm surprised at this update, so who knows?
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<MageKing17> this ****ing code did it to me again
<MageKing17> "That doesn't really make sense to me, but I'll assume it was being done for a reason."
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<MageKing17> THE REASON IS PEOPLE ARE STUPID
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<MageKing17> more than two hours
<MageKing17> but once again we have reached the inevitable conclusion
<MageKing17> How did this code ever work in the first place!?

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Offline Kobrar44

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Re: Nexus: The Jupiter Incident
The update has just hit GoG as well.
Oh guys, use that [ url ][ img ][ /img ][ /url ] :/

  

Offline Klaustrophobia

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Re: Nexus: The Jupiter Incident
I have nothing of value to add to the current discussion, I just wanted to say I'm honored to now have a 4 year necrothread to my name.

And no, I never did get back into this.  So many other non-frustrating games in the backlog. 
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