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>game has provinces instead of hexes
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>tiling thread
there is STILL no game that uses penrose tiling for the map.
Why would I want that?
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total war

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would triangle hexes work for a 4x game set in a full spherical earth map?
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you can, as you can see on the image. it's actually the same method but decomposing all the hexagons and pentagons all into triangles
It wouldn't work very well since, like that ball, it would be a Goldberg polyhedron where the triangles create hexagons AND pentagons. So there would be 12 points where only 5 triangle corners meet (like on the ball, below and to the left of the thumb) instead of 6 like everywhere else on the sphere.
Pentagons are better
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By the rules in that image, you can move outside that circle with 7 steps
yes, but as >>1191782 playfully put it, you do still need 12 corners with only 5 adjoining tiles while the rest has 6. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geodesic_polyhedron
if you think about it, all globe 3d models are made up of triangles
simpler balancing, coding, and playing, making it much easier to refine the rough edges and produce something to stand the test of time. also known as an "abstraction". big word, i know.

>The greatest train game of all time was released in 2003 and nothing has even come close to it since
How does this make you feel?
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It weights a lot, serves no real purpose, increases maintenance (particularly that of the rail), doesn't exactly transport people (aka your revenue in heritage rail) and can be even dangerous to move around (depending on what sort of track it is).
Unless you are filming shots for a movie, it's just not worth it. And no, tourists are not going to appreciate the fact that they couldn't find a place on a train, because it was carrying a bogus freight.
In fact, the only time when I remember people appreciating this sort of shit was in the tail end of the 80s, when I've just hired myself and the rail in question was still used for moving timber. So the 3d6 hikers that visited that desolated region got an added thrill of sitting on top of pile of logs, teetered with a random rope to not fall off. But that was no different from approving American-style train-jumping and we didn't even charge those people, having 20 carts of wood to load, move and unload.
Fuck, I miss those times. And not just because I was 30 years younger. It was simply fun job in the middle of fucking nowhere.
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Doing Great Britain, now just have 14 years to somehow buy out my unfortunately reasonably priced competitors while owning only 10% of my own company because I'm retarded. At least my company is doing better than any competitor.
>owning only 10% of my own company
Sounds like you have some more shares to cash in on then
>implying that opening your company up to a one share hostile takeover is a good strategy
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dunno fren. hardest part was keeping them from blocking the connection. remember to abuse that buying power!

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It's Friday, time to distort anon.
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Which sinner will you use on the landing/main screen?
>spats and sports bra
Booooooo! Where's the sexy underwear?
A righteous Fixer only undresses for her very real and not imagined sweet prince

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What are some mellow, slow-paced or turn-based strategy games I can play at work on the 3DS, Vita and/or Switch? I work from home and often have a lot of downtime between tasks, but I don't want anything that requires a lot of attention.
>3DS, Vita and/or Switch
I don't know much about handhelds (and this is a rather PC-heavy board to begin with), but I've been in a similar situation and managed to make do with some mobile games like Kingdom: Two Crowns, Egypt: Old Kingdom, Antiyoy, S-kladom, Rusted Warfare, Mindustry, Militia.
nobunagas ambition or ROTK maybe

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Anyone ever play this? I had it on my 360 back in the day believe it or not and had good memories of the game, apparently it's abandonware now so you can just download it for free.

Seems super imbalanced and the story is a little cheesy, but god damn if it doesn't feel good to just squash an enemy base with a fully kitted walker.
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Yeah the Masari's polarity shifting mechanic feels just kind of clumsy way of making them feel 'unique'. Novus Flow and Heiarchy Walkers felt cool as shift but Masari just feel incredibly boring in comparison.
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>Universe at War
>Game takes place only on Earth
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>universe at war
>earth assault
>why is it on earth
Friend of mine really loved this game. Always meant to play it with him. He and his sister both OD'd. Never played it. This was like 2008
It was cool but just like any Command and Conquer successor, the 3rd faction is the one that was overpowered.

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Warpaws! The new golden era for RTS is real bros.
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3D realms (just like THQ Nordic and Atari) is a rebranded Yuro company, I doubt that a single one of them worked at American 3D realms.
That's right I did. I was thinking of the pig worms
This whole thread reeks of marketing.
Those aren't cute animals...
Z is a fucking hard game. Area control is the name of the game. I really didn't know how to play it as a kid.

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This is a shill for a strategy game we are creating. A bit like mount and blade, civ and some paradox games. You lead a nomadic tribe and can build cities and found empires.
We have a discord if you're at all interested https://discord.gg/WKjbCR9Q38
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Fuck off
okay this is kinda based
Found a channel with the same name as the game that link to this channel.
You should have just made a video about your game dude.
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>Autistic ethnostate
Numenor was real?!?

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I played a rts like 10 years ago and it was the greatest thing ever. Sadly I can't remember fuck all about it except that it was a strategy game and you could play as some sort of a necromancer that could summon skeletons and build fortresses. There was no involved combat, the units just mowed each other down like in Civ. The lore was great. Map was big. There were different leaders you could play as. Tone was definitely dark like in Disciples. It must have came out before 2011.
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this sounds interesting, i wanna know too
Greatest thing ever? Definitely Warcraft 3.
Warlock - Master of the Arcane?
OP is the biggest fag in the world. He hasn't reply once since he made the thread over 6 days ago.

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help me bros this game is kicking my ass
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>You WILL love Chosen one-shotting your 300/300 armor guy
>You WILL love your axeBro in the middle of the formation getting charmed first thing at the start of the Hexe fight
>You WILL love your best bro getting eaten by a Nachzehrer and be taken off the map
>You WILL love geists fearing your frontline damage dealer so he gets beaten to full fatigue by zombies
Yeah I really don't know to help you

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Read the PCgamer article for more details, lots of good stuff it seems.
>Point defenses
>Planet orbiting celestial bodies
>Dynamic phase lanes
>New ship armor
just to name a few.
So far its only available on Epic Gay Store, comes out in an early access state starting October 28th. Still not sure if its an epic exclusive fully but the quote below has me hopeful it wont be long if it is.

"Originally posted by Sins2 FAQ:
Will Sins of a Solar Empire II be on Steam or other platforms?

We would love to have Sins of a Solar Empire II on as many platforms as possible; right now, we are focused on delivering the best game possible on Epic."
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Why are you all posting the same shit simultaneously in two different threads at the same time?
If devs are not confident in early access sales they take Tim's money, get nostalgiafags to pay them money to playtest for them, then put it on Steam/GoG once the game is polished.
Calm down buddy, no need to get this mad because someone has an opinion you don't like. Enjoy your phone game.
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Damn thats a fun surprise, I loved the original as a kid even though I was never particularly good at it (I think actually in retrospect it just kinda had shallow gameplay but I was too young and retarded to OPTIMIZE - I just built lots of the missile ships as the TEC and steamrolled the AI but never felt like I was doing that well).

But I am really curious...what the fuck did the actual developers of SOSE actually DO in the last...15 years? Did they even make any other games? Its so strange, I thought SOSE was kind of a cult classic and did relatively well for such a small team, why did they do nothing for so long and wait so long for a sequel?

Bizarre, but I'll check it out. Hope it's good
The thing is I just don't buy games that are epic timed exclusives. I just don't. I don't need to buy these games later when they are available elsewhere. Interest for these games is gone when they are available.
Who the fuck cares about this indie game #3452

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>insufficient funds
>insufficient funds
>insufficient funds
as allies, brutal ai isn't even bad considering you can spam spies and infiltrate refineries for infinite money, but basedviets have no such unit. bad game design at its finest.
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future GDI
>literally called blowdryer
>What even are they supposed to be?
Not even the developers know, they just added random units from other franchises and called it a day.
>formed by two megacorporations from Europe and Asia
>one of them is named after Kanegawa Industries from RA3
>units and weapons resemble RA3 Allies and FutureTech
>intel and props in the game mention FutureTech

it's fucking FutureTech in everything but name because donut steel
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red alert 2 campaigns quite frankly are very very easy even on the hardest difficulty. i replayed it recently and was a little disappointed, even though i have loads of nostalgia for the game. the AI just isnt aggressive enough and i think overall the RA2 gameplay is too based around the main tank units, plus some easily exploitable units that the AI cant deal with well like rocketeers
very fun game though, great way to kill a weekend afternoon

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What are some other TBS with simultaneous turns?
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Dominions sucks ass
lmao brainlet
>he gave up at 500 hours
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Fire & Maneuver

The best Banished clone since Foresr Village is out in two days. Why none of yoy fags disscussing this comfy medieval city builder
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was kinda excited when I got the blizzard warning but it was a nothing burger. hopefully this all gets adjusted
Anyone getting frame stuttering after this new update?
>new update
good fixes but no reason to play again.
thanks for loop
Devs: let me make a road to the edge of the map like simcity. and let me charge travelers/merchants a toll for bridges/gates/inns. also let me patrol the road from smaller groups of bandits who attack caravans rather than siege the town. Thanks.
Combo with this a town square where travelers can setup stalls/a Circus/festivals every other year or two for like taxed income/entertainment/resources. Thanks in advance again.

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Strategy games where I can play as Norway? Excluding Paradox shit
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Based game
shit gayers shitilization
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The first Commandos game had early missions set in Norway and I guess that's very appropriate considering the first commando units were formed with Norwegian men that fled to UK.
Just came back from a 3 day trip to Norway and playing Commandos, I get the impression the diver is basically your typical Norwegian dude - everyone wears that damn cap there and hiking boots with those retro-military styled backpacks. I asked the locals and they say it's impractical, but cool. Kinda based. Super clean country, no graffiti, almost no negros, no vegans, cause practically everyone goes hunting or fishing when they can and they eat what they catch. They all drive EVs but oil and gas is the main industry, super high tax even on corporations (75% on rich corpos, if I'm correct), but they're fine with it since they get their money's worth. Food is fucking awesome, booze is expensive so no alcoholics and the worst insult they have is "sack of shit". The only 'flaw' I found is pizza with nachos. Not bad at all, but normies should really chill about pineapple, if they insist to be dumb about cooking (it's actually properly called ananas - based). I'm seriously thinking about moving there, my Norwegian is still shit, but I'm working on it hard.
What's the Norwegian military like? Service is mandatory as I understand, wamen included. Based as fuck, and there really should be more games where you play as Norway-chads.

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