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    in reply to: Race Strategy? #1489

    I also found lagging behind until all the bullets are spent to be a useful strategy. After that, depending on how well equipped I was, I’d either try to accelerate past the group (the speed boost comes in handy here, as do the mines) and win, or just clean them up.

    My favourite move was to turbo into the back or side of a car, sandwiching it between my spikes and a wall. Muahaha… Also I quite enjoyed turboing in front of a car and laying a mine right on their nose. Good times ^^

    The prize money from destroying other vehicles is pretty good ($4000 towards the end), but you can get even better money for winning without damage ($6000). Once I realised this I started relying more on the turbo (and mines).

    @davidn wow, I had no idea you could still compete in the harder races with the first few cars. That could have been super useful.

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    in reply to: Multiplayer #1488

    Well that was a blast! I’m up for some more if anybody has time before the end of the month 😀

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    in reply to: Podcast – who wants to join? #1487

    I’m up for podcasting if you need more. Completed single-player mode this morning and really enjoyed the game 🙂

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    in reply to: Kye #1288

    Aww, sorceress, you got me. It is indeed a Windows game…

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    in reply to: First impressions #1270

    Wow. That save system sounds absurd! This sure will be interesting…

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    in reply to: Civilization #1269

    I’d love to play the original! So far I’ve only played Civ 2 onwards.

    IMO Colonization’s gameplay is different enough to deserve being played separately. Though it does have some rather conspicuous omissions :/

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    in reply to: Heretic [1994] #1243

    I’m sold. Never played this before but keen to do so now 🙂

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    in reply to: How To Play #1121

    This is one hefty how-to. I can’t wait to play it :3

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    in reply to: Multiplayer #1112

    Kdrnic is also keen to play, though will only be able to at a weekend.

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    in reply to: Podcast – who wants to join? #1108

    I’m game, in the unlikely event that you don’t have enough people.

    (Provided people have forgiven me for October, that is.)

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    in reply to: Multiplayer #1098

    Oooh count me in! 😀

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    in reply to: First impressions #1063

    I’m a bit late to the party but heck I love this game! There have been plenty of highlights so far but the most striking at first was the combat system: part chess, part RTS and part some other magical ingredient, it obviously allows some really deep strategy and I can’t wait for more.
    The art and music haven’t bothered me at all: I actually think both are very nice. On reflection I think both are reminiscent of Colonization; in particular the style of town UI will be familiar to anyone who has played that game, even down to the troop arrangement at the bottom.

    Overall I’m happily impressed (and slightly addicted). Great choice! 🙂

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    in reply to: [Accepted] Transarctica #900

    Update: here are the sources; thanks kdrnic!

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Transperceneige
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Compagnie_des_glaces

    Seems post-apocalyptic supertrain travel plays a lot on French minds. Also there was a large variation in opinion on the film so let’s see what we think of this game!

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    in reply to: [Accepted] Transarctica #899

    Reminds me of the film, Snowpiercer, which kdrnic tells me is based on a separate story which also involves post-apocalyptic supertrain travel(!).

    We must play this probably terrigreat game!

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    in reply to: Abuse #893

    I’d vote for this! Looks very pretty, and it even had a website with some pretty sweet screenshots 😀

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