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    Today, 02:54 PM
    Also we are responsible for our cock ups. Just in case anyone thought it meant there was any absolution in it being an accident.
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    Today, 02:36 PM
    First bit yes. Second bit no. The War on Terror has created this environment it does not follow that the intent of the War on Terror was to create...
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    Yesterday, 06:39 PM
    Right I feel Occam's Razor is needed here a bit. The deliberately created stuff is fair enough in terms of Blair or Bush's actions, though it would...
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    25-03-2017, 03:36 PM
    I have no idea what you're on about with the muskets thing. The British musket was the standard long pattern musket or "brown bess" it was used from...
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    25-03-2017, 03:10 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    My current problem with joysticks is that my PC is in the living room so needs to be relatively neat and tidy when not in use. Joysticks just don't...
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    25-03-2017, 03:05 PM
    Got to love some Adam Curtis. Anyway we should be banning private cars that aren't electric from the centre of London anyway, though that's for a...
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    24-03-2017, 02:29 PM
    I think Bioware has changed as a studio - I mean there's no argument that the dice-rolling, stat heavy bioware is goooooone. And for people who...
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    24-03-2017, 02:24 PM
    Simple option tax the shit out of capital and land. The issue with robot automation is who owns the capital and the excess wealth they generate, much...
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    24-03-2017, 09:36 AM
    Yeah, to say nothing of that temple. I guess Lustria's making an appearance after all.
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    23-03-2017, 10:48 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    I think you're mistaking hard science fiction with science fiction more generally. Star Trek, the example you keep using, isn't really interested in...
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    23-03-2017, 09:41 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    Well not a sprite based one, I was thinking a bit more with all the 3D bells and whistles, like Freespace 2 was back in the day. God that nebula was...
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    23-03-2017, 09:29 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    Kerbal isn't boring. But I do need to be able to pause it quite a bit and have a think. Then set it on x1000 speed until I hit the right point to...
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    23-03-2017, 09:22 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    I'm not even sure boring is the right word. I've played a lot of Kerbal. I'm basically 100% certain my brain is going to be incapable of working out...
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    23-03-2017, 07:18 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    What I don't want is a game where my pew pew laser death and explosions is interfered with by some boring ass interplanetary trading shite. We...
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    23-03-2017, 03:50 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    No it isn't. Required watching is all the space battles from Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica. Maybe throw in some WW2 fighter pilot movies.
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    23-03-2017, 03:24 PM
    https://www.warhammer-community.com/2017/03/23/warhammer-40000-news-from-adepticon/ Holy shit they're actually adding back in armour save...
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    23-03-2017, 02:37 PM
    Wow that's expensive, also super shitty sales practice. I'm fairly sure that'd be illegal in the EU(UK as well for now) as you have to properly...
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    23-03-2017, 02:30 PM
    Also the creative stuff isn't just important for innovation (which is such a fucking annoying buzzword) it's important for a whole set of design and...
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    23-03-2017, 02:21 PM
    Oh yeah that's true. Before it was just a building tree to unlock shit. Maybe that's the problem, it should be one or the other. If you've got a tech...
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    23-03-2017, 02:13 PM
    Funny thing is, imo, that was the first game with a tech tree. They weren't wedded to one before.
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    23-03-2017, 02:09 PM
    Maybe. Though people on about the factions being a bit samey with Empire, there was only so much you could do with armies where they just lined up...
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    23-03-2017, 02:03 PM
    I think the experience of empire might be exactly what's informing it. I mean, Empire was overreach, right? But empire was 1 single game released...
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    23-03-2017, 02:01 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    This pretty much all fits. Plus my steam controller fits in my desk drawer so it's entirely out of sight most the time. A joystick would need...
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    23-03-2017, 01:58 PM
    Would an epically sized map be a good idea after the trilogy is done? Allowing all the possible match ups? The experience of Empire says no... but...
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    23-03-2017, 01:48 PM
    Shifting all the responsibility onto consumers does seem a bit harsh. Less so with Apple as it's easy to make choices about their products, but...
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    23-03-2017, 01:46 PM
    Whilst I want Skaven (and want them now) it does make sense to me that such a unique and flavour-filled faction would be held back for the next game....
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    23-03-2017, 12:38 PM
    So, I've been playing warhammer.... as the greenskins... again... They mostly fight by projecting things from their mouth, I think.
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    23-03-2017, 08:21 AM
    I think that's completely backwards. 60 million individuals is capable of far, far less than a government representing 60 million. That's why we have...
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    23-03-2017, 01:56 AM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    Part of the problem with joysticks is that I share a small 1 bed flat with my wife. Joysticks and steering wheels take up a lot of space due to...
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    23-03-2017, 12:45 AM
    Productivity is a specific measure in this context. It's the amount of profit per worker effectively. E.g. useful work done. You can have lots of...
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