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by smokingwreckage
05 Jun 2005, 04:13
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "area attack" option isn't working well for bomber
Replies: 26
Views: 2308

As much as I am not a big fan of having to micro everything, I think the question "why don't my bombers remember the exact location and target priority of every building and take out all AA in one perfect swoop without any intervention from me" kind of answers itself. Hopefully there will ...
by smokingwreckage
25 May 2005, 10:27
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: # of people playing/downloaded?
Replies: 12
Views: 1171

What about a forum-style ranking at first, just based on wins or even games played?

It could go: conscript, irregular, green, blooded, regular, hardened, veteran, campaigner, Immortal, God of War.....
by smokingwreckage
23 May 2005, 15:38
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flight behaviour of planes
Replies: 86
Views: 7071

I'm against planes either suffering "critical hits" and crashing or hitting the ground and crashing. I'd rather claw my eyes out than have to pilot a bomber to be sure it gets there. I want my planes to look good and fight good and anything beyond that is a waste of CPU time. Planes being ...
by smokingwreckage
21 May 2005, 12:36
Forum: Game Development
Topic: The reason we should stick with one pure TA mod exclusively
Replies: 58
Views: 9754

I hate to say it, but many of you idiots don't listen. My opinion is that XTA is good, not that it should be the default mod. Anyone who voted 'no' because they hate XTA are dickheads, or else need to read posts properly. Anyone who votes no also needs to give another alternative, because if you wa...
by smokingwreckage
15 May 2005, 06:22
Forum: AI
Topic: Why can't the original AI files be used?
Replies: 9
Views: 2590

One of the problems with the TA ai was that it had certain hard-coded overriding behaviours that limited it and eventually made cheating UNITS necessary for it to be competitive. For instance, it would call back all its units if metal got too low and start building meta makers and moho metal makers....
by smokingwreckage
10 Apr 2005, 05:02
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Who am i!?
Replies: 32
Views: 4728

Sam. Nearly thirty. Do I belong here?

Love TA. Love the mods (Absolute Annihilation is fantastic). Unfortunately TA is starting to have graphical issues on my system, hence I have lurked here for the past few months, waiting for a new engine to run my beloved TA units.
by smokingwreckage
10 Apr 2005, 04:50
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Game query protocol
Replies: 7
Views: 1452

SO don't reinvent the wheel, mmkay, cos reinventing the wheel is bad, mmkay?


I could be wrong.
by smokingwreckage
10 Apr 2005, 04:48
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how about night and day
Replies: 24
Views: 6412

I know of other games that checked the system clock (Dungeon Keeper 2) and it might be cool to have a day/night effect like that provided it could be turned off. It's eye candy and could get annoying.... don't force me to gamma jack!

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