No, I won't post a mushroom-cloud cat! I respect the order ... or is that respecting the odor? "I love the smell of hot napalm in the morning?"
"Nah - give me the metallic smell of a spent Neptune casing any day"
"You can't smell anything within your leviathan suit!"
"I bring the shell casings in with me when I suit up."
So as not to derail ... The scripted segments are really well folded into the game play itself. I can see where some of your HoS scripted sequences came across.
I noticed when you first start, only the airlock is visible - but then you also see a pipe in the north-north-east position about 10 squares away. Is that intentional? It's not an actual objective waypoint as you don't stand over that pipe, and the buddy you are trying to rescue is east of the pipe.
Last Edit: May 25, 2015 22:07:32 GMT -5 by slayernz
Finished the first level of the tutorial ... I loooooooooooove it. Love love love love the game so far!
What made me almost explode with explosive excitement was the research paths though. I almost had kittens who had kittens because of the awesomeness of it all. So many cool paths to research and specialize in. I can see an IAP in the future "100RP for $1"
Adding screenshots shortly btw
Last Edit: May 25, 2015 22:50:02 GMT -5 by slayernz
Post by contributor on May 26, 2015 5:40:34 GMT -5
I was just wondering, normally "corporal" is a pretty low ranking position who would not be able to give promotions to a captain, which is a higher rank. There's no saying the Templars have to use standard western military rank titles in the same way we do, but it does seem odd to people who know the system. Maybe Colonel Luthor is better?
Unless Templar ranking are different than we have seen before, isn't it strange that a Corporal, such as Luthor, can give field promotions? I can see that he leads a squad, but why is a rank that is one step above standard soldier promoting people to Captain?
Really enjoying the tutorial, shame my total experience is only level 1 and a few turns of level 2 though, I cannot see the end for the heap of dead Templar! It gets difficult pretty quick; glad I'm only playing normal.
I thought the dialogue around ranks was a bit clunky. When the scene opens you are calling the comms-guy sir but by the time you meet the soldier you are all about how important the captain is for instilling moral fibre in the troops and you get gifted a captain talent.
Would it be worth revising the opening so that you introduce yourself to the comms-guy as a captain so that your role is nailed from the first scene?
Post by contributor on May 26, 2015 10:59:50 GMT -5
You actually get promoted to captain later by the Corporal. So you should probably start out as a Lieutenant. The comms guy, as a sergeant, should not be called "sir" by anybody. He should always be called Sergeant... He should be calling you and the Corporal (er Colonel) "sir."