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mumin
24-08-2002, 20:57:55
I'm an avid Moo/Moo2 player, so I've been following this one for some time now. Since they seem to be shooting for an x-mas release, I'm tentatively getting my hopes up for another installment of my favourite 4x in space. Anybody else looking forward to that?

Deacon
26-08-2002, 05:40:22
Having played MOO2, I'm curious about what we'll see in the next game. I hope it'll be good, and have more in the way of graphics than SE4.

Shining1
26-08-2002, 07:27:46
It's been delayed until 2003.

And yeah, I am. Except that it never pays to get excited about a game before it's released, especially after C&C2 and the like.

mumin
26-08-2002, 11:49:52
It's rather the last chance for us 4x addicts. After the abortion that was Civ3, I hope QS comes through for us here, or I will have to play RPGs for the rest of eternity.

Or at least 'till MoM2 comes out, whichever comes first.

Vincent
26-08-2002, 12:53:17
It will be shite, like CivIII

Guy
26-08-2002, 13:09:39
I still hold high hopes for it, but have stopped looking forward to it. Too many delays and backpedals by the staff. With S!SG having apparently died a lonely death, the future does not look good for space TBS.

MDA
26-08-2002, 15:15:47
I've lowered my expectations appropriately. Sounded like they were gutting most of the innovation right out of the game and reverting to Moo2.5

Darkstar hasn't posted in this one yet?

The Shaker
26-08-2002, 15:44:03
30 page rants take time to write you know.

Vincent
26-08-2002, 18:05:26
We had that before. I'll bumpit

Koshko
27-08-2002, 03:50:39
Warlords4 then MOO3

Darkstar
27-08-2002, 04:20:00
What's to rant on? The fact that they've gutted most of their work, never came close to their full design, and are madly working on getting something done?

I'm waiting. I'm hoping beyond hope that MoO3 will be great. Or a good, graphics/modernization update of MoO1. MoO2 was ok, but... well, it tossed away a lot of the balances that were what made MoO1 so fun.

We could always make our own. The graphics would be shit, and so would the Artificial Idiot, but at least we could make up for it with feature songs from the Unholy and of course, the Hardman song. Any other suggestions? :D

The Mad Monk
27-08-2002, 05:28:03
How about the insertion of every SciFi and gaming cliche in existance, up to and including "All your base are belong to us" as the declaration of war?

Darkstar
27-08-2002, 07:53:17
How about we just have the first translations of anything between races as being: all our base belong to you.

No longer Trippin
27-08-2002, 09:13:42
We couldn't do a worse job than Friaxis on the AI. :)

Vincent
27-08-2002, 10:52:32
Originally posted by Darkstar
We could always make our own.
Featuring the Bossmanoids.

Guy
27-08-2002, 13:22:55
Now THAT, I would look forward to.

mumin
27-08-2002, 13:35:56
Counterglow in spaaaaaaaaace!

The Mad Monk
27-08-2002, 21:45:32
Originally posted by Darkstar
How about we just have the first translations of anything between races as being: all our base belong to you.

Oh, that's a given.

mumin
29-08-2002, 19:44:13
Some not too inspiring news about Moo3 here:

http://www.gamers.com/news/1220147

(Scroll down a bit)

Darkstar
01-09-2002, 06:30:36
HUmm... so, Civ3 expansion is using the rest of SMAC code, and MoO3 is having star roads and sailing ships. Whee...