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Re: The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
I just finished the first mission and noticed that I can't use thrusters in glide mode. Is this a design choice or something to be fixed later? It seems like your mod is available on Knossos even though I saw a post saying your've taken it off there. Did you put it back or did someone else? I don't see a download link in the OP. Lastly, what is the +18 patch? Is it blood or nudity?

 

Offline Strygon

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Re: The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
It's not a bug strictly speaking but if enough people ask about it I'll allow thruster use. I did reupload it very recently back onto Knossos but neglected to mention this in the development log.


As for the 18+ Patch, the idea was nudity, right now it just contains nothing, because that's a surprising amount of work to be done. It will contain more in the future though.
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[06:46] Asteroth: smaller than a campaign
[06:47 ]Strigon: thanks

[05:56] Strigon: If I had to take a shot for each time I randomly decided to change the UI sounds, I'd have died of alcohol poisoning by now

[17:36] qazwsxal: time to have some fun
[17:41] z64555: VC++5 is not my idea of fun

[EatThePath] do your missiles do anything absurd?
[Strigon] describe absurd
[Strigon] the entire mod is absurd

 
Re: The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
I personally would love to get thruster access in glide mode.

 

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Re: The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
Development is going private for the time being. I will not be posting updates anymore for the forseeable future. Thank you for your understanding.
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Finished Projects: Operation: Cloak and Dagger

Current Projects: Scrolls Part 2 (FREDding), Dimensional Eclipse (Art),
The First Contact War, GTDr Amazon HTL

[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

[18:50] 島風改八百三: the duck has multipli
[18:50] 島風改八百三: many duck
[18:50] 島風改八百三: left side
[18:50] 島風改八百三: even side
[18:50] 島風改八百三: handle it

[21:34] MP-Ryan: Why on earth would you Google this
[21:34] The_E: why would you not

[06:46] Strigon: how big is a mini-campaign again?
[06:46] Asteroth: smaller than a campaign
[06:47 ]Strigon: thanks

[05:56] Strigon: If I had to take a shot for each time I randomly decided to change the UI sounds, I'd have died of alcohol poisoning by now

[17:36] qazwsxal: time to have some fun
[17:41] z64555: VC++5 is not my idea of fun

[EatThePath] do your missiles do anything absurd?
[Strigon] describe absurd
[Strigon] the entire mod is absurd

 

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Re: The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
If it eases the burden I understand and support your decision.  We've all got only limited time :)
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Re: The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
Additional note:

Consider this a request rather than a demand (I  have no way of enforcing it anyhow, nor do I have any intention of doing so) but I would appreciate it if the current release of the mod would not:

-Have playthroughs recorded
-Be streamed

As it currently is, with the state of development, Episode 1 is both severely out of date and completely averse to the experience I was intending to display. Additionally, with numerous assets being in dire need of overhauls, it would be worth not to consider Episode 1 as the first of four official releases anymore, but rather a very, very crude and early pre-Alpha.

Therefore I kindly request that it is only discussed as such and that anyone refrain from seriously playing through it as a full release.

Thank you for your consideration.
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[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

[18:50] 島風改八百三: the duck has multipli
[18:50] 島風改八百三: many duck
[18:50] 島風改八百三: left side
[18:50] 島風改八百三: even side
[18:50] 島風改八百三: handle it

[21:34] MP-Ryan: Why on earth would you Google this
[21:34] The_E: why would you not

[06:46] Strigon: how big is a mini-campaign again?
[06:46] Asteroth: smaller than a campaign
[06:47 ]Strigon: thanks

[05:56] Strigon: If I had to take a shot for each time I randomly decided to change the UI sounds, I'd have died of alcohol poisoning by now

[17:36] qazwsxal: time to have some fun
[17:41] z64555: VC++5 is not my idea of fun

[EatThePath] do your missiles do anything absurd?
[Strigon] describe absurd
[Strigon] the entire mod is absurd

 

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Re: [STOPPED] The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
Development Update:

Development has completely ceased until further notice. Thank you for following the development of First Contact War.
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Finished Projects: Operation: Cloak and Dagger

Current Projects: Scrolls Part 2 (FREDding), Dimensional Eclipse (Art),
The First Contact War, GTDr Amazon HTL

[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

[18:50] 島風改八百三: the duck has multipli
[18:50] 島風改八百三: many duck
[18:50] 島風改八百三: left side
[18:50] 島風改八百三: even side
[18:50] 島風改八百三: handle it

[21:34] MP-Ryan: Why on earth would you Google this
[21:34] The_E: why would you not

[06:46] Strigon: how big is a mini-campaign again?
[06:46] Asteroth: smaller than a campaign
[06:47 ]Strigon: thanks

[05:56] Strigon: If I had to take a shot for each time I randomly decided to change the UI sounds, I'd have died of alcohol poisoning by now

[17:36] qazwsxal: time to have some fun
[17:41] z64555: VC++5 is not my idea of fun

[EatThePath] do your missiles do anything absurd?
[Strigon] describe absurd
[Strigon] the entire mod is absurd

 

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Re: [STOPPED] The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
I'm sorry to hear that. I sincerely hope you'll be able to resume progress on the project. :yes:
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Re: [STOPPED] The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
Seconded.  Take whatever time you need though. :yes:

 
Re: [STOPPED] The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
That is very unfortunate, but from what I've heard it is more than reasonable to put it on halt. A hobby should be fun after all, no matter how deep you feel devoted to things.

 

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Re: [STOPPED] The First Contact War - DevLog Thread
Further Addendum: It has come to my attention that, for reasons I am unfortunately not certain of, a majority of the mod's currently released missions are unplayable as a result of several game breaking bugs.

First Contact War has henceforth been taken off Knossos until eventual fixes can be made. When this will be done is uncertain. I apologize for the inconvenience.
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Finished Projects: Operation: Cloak and Dagger

Current Projects: Scrolls Part 2 (FREDding), Dimensional Eclipse (Art),
The First Contact War, GTDr Amazon HTL

[23:22] strypolygon: andrew
[23:22] strypolygon: i have one favor to ask of you
[23:22] strypolygon: never try speaking german again
[23:23] Andrewofdoom: No.

[18:50] 島風改八百三: the duck has multipli
[18:50] 島風改八百三: many duck
[18:50] 島風改八百三: left side
[18:50] 島風改八百三: even side
[18:50] 島風改八百三: handle it

[21:34] MP-Ryan: Why on earth would you Google this
[21:34] The_E: why would you not

[06:46] Strigon: how big is a mini-campaign again?
[06:46] Asteroth: smaller than a campaign
[06:47 ]Strigon: thanks

[05:56] Strigon: If I had to take a shot for each time I randomly decided to change the UI sounds, I'd have died of alcohol poisoning by now

[17:36] qazwsxal: time to have some fun
[17:41] z64555: VC++5 is not my idea of fun

[EatThePath] do your missiles do anything absurd?
[Strigon] describe absurd
[Strigon] the entire mod is absurd