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1006  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Supox Blade it is, for me at least on: January 08, 2003, 03:35:51 pm
Supox Blade it is, absolutly!
The only one i get problems fighting with is the Marauder and the Fury.

Another one is the Utwig.

the 3 next ones are Mmrnmhrm XYForm, Pkunk Fury and the Zoq-Fot-Pik Stinger (?).

The "obvious" ones are not the ones i choose. (I prefer random chosen ones anyway). I dislike playing Kohr-Ah Marauder, Chenjesu Broodhome and Chmmr Avatar (all three are way too slow in accelerating, and i dislike their arms). The best one of your "obvious" ones is the Ur-Quan enslaver.
1007  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Taalo=|=Chenjesu on: January 08, 2003, 01:39:17 pm
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The Chenjesu are the modern descendants of the Taalo.  Both the Korh-Ah and and Melnorme say that the Taalo were crystaline.  Therefore they knew the Ur-Quan for a long time.  Unfortunately had they stuck around the 1st doctrinal war for like 15 more minutes, they'd know they UrQuan had the Sa-Matra, and perhaps wouldn't have been so badly whipped during SC1.
The Chenjesu are NOT the Taalo. The Taalo were wiped out (ask the ORz about that) by the slaves in trhe Dnyarri empire. And if they knew about the Sa-Matra, they would have fled this region of space to avoid being annihilated in combat.
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... they were trying to research them in Androsynth space, that ALSO proves that the Taalo were native to this side of the galaxy, and that the first doctrinal war was fought on this side, and therefore there is an unaccounted for "middle" doctrinal war on the other side of the galaxy.
That doesn't prove much. The sentient milieu was so big that they were spanning most of this galaxy (ask your favourite Trademaster, he'll be glad to sell the information). And the _only_ race from this region of space were the Taalo.
1008  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Re: Spathi... On the warpath.. on: January 08, 2003, 01:30:13 pm
Cool one. The BSS is showing!!!
Let's hide in trees with a basket of nice colored and well shaped stones!
1009  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Re: SC3-topic: The Heralds on: January 08, 2003, 01:28:19 pm
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Consistency? SC3? This is the game which says, "You join the Ploxis. Then you die."
if you agree to join the Ploxis. WOW, what a detailed denouement.

In any case, if the heralds were sent in every direction equally, then all the new alliance had to do to survive was beat up 20 of them. That should be easy.
Nah, since the new alliance had no chance to assemble a fleet at home. (No hyperspace.) Every race was on its own, and i'm pretty sure, the Zoq-Fot-Pik, the Druuge (noone missing them), the humans, the Vux and the Syreen wouldn't stand a chance against these heralds.
BTW: Funny isn't it: you're going to die, we have to wein but after such a small battle all ends.  Like you said, consistency? Legend never heard of it....

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I just figured that the Heralds would start at the Kessari Quadrant and move out from there.
Likely, but then the heralds wouldn't stop after 20 ships. Send 20 ships from the centere in each direction and see how long it takes to get lost in such a big galaxy.
1010  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / stranded Chenjesu Mmrnmhrm on: January 08, 2003, 12:48:15 pm
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When you say, "me" who are you speaking as?

Anyway, all we were suggesting is that some chenjesu and/or mmrnhrm were stranded, like the vela expedition, and are later found after all ofthe others have converted to chmmr.
No problem...           What i meant with "me" was if I were the Ur-Quan and found out about a ship leaving Vela....
1011  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / SC3-topic: The Heralds on: January 07, 2003, 08:23:38 pm
Just read about the Orz being the heralds of the eternal1's and got a new thought:

What happened to the rest of the galaxy. In the core you were there to save the galaxy from the heralds. But in other regions of space (like earths' one for example), there must have arrived other heralds as well (regarding the distance in a galaxy and the short time the heralds/you have to gather enough sentience by products). Who has stopped those heralds? Who has fought them and if the heralds won what happened to the races living there?

No need to answer that one, though. Just like most open questions in SC3, it does not need to be answered. Although this one is more intigueing to me.

C Ya, Krulle
1012  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Re: SPOILER: Doctrinal Poker Night on: January 07, 2003, 08:15:07 pm
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Not to mention the fact that if they came from the top, they would have destroyed the Utwig and Supox.
That fits to the fact, that if the Kzer-Za came from the top, they would have enslaved these two. Imagine these hot-dog eaters under the red throbbing glow of a slave shield.
So accoring to me the arriving directions are from upper left (Kzer-Za) and lower right (Kohr-Ah) directions.
1013  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / stranded mission on: January 07, 2003, 08:11:26 pm
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Well, since they had already put the shield up around Earth it was a little too late, wasn't it? Lastly, don't you think it's ConCEIVABLE that some chenjesu and/or Mmrnhrm were sent on a long range mission, lost power and crash landed somewhere they managed to eke out an extended existence, and went unnoticed by the Kzer-Za? After all, Tanaka did it, and he even had a space ship! Way to go unnoticed.
Of course it is. Look at Vela, that's a stranded long range mission as well.
And Tanaka and his brother Katana just survived the blaze of glory, because they were just on the rim of the explosion.

And the shield up and around earth is fine, but Cmdr. Hayes told us, that the Ur-Quan arrive every so many years to uplift the shield and to exchange the crew aboard the starbase as well as resupply the base with new energy. They've simply had no time to do so due to the conflict with the Korh-Ah. But just the existance of another human colony would be enough for me to control what's going on on earth. Just to make sure, that all slaves are still obedient. And a checkup that this resupply is overdue cannot take so long. This way the Ur-Quan could have stopped the slave revolt quite early. Just our luck that they have a very unflexible bureaucracy.

C Ya
1014  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / doctrinal wars on: January 07, 2003, 07:36:53 pm
Could be, but as the Chenjesu and the Mmrhmmrm tell you, they knew they have no chance to fight the Sa-Matra and were not willing to risk the life of their complete population just to have some entities of Mmrhmmrm and some Chenjesu running wild. Therefor i guess that all remaining Chenjesu and Mmrhmmrm were at Procyon. Unless they are well hidden. BTW: The slave-rules are that all people of one kind must be enslaved on one planet. Our luck the Ur-Quan just didn't destroy us immediatly after they've found Unzervalt.  Maybe just because the 2nd doctrinal war is on the run.
1015  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Re: Chmmr Reproduction on: January 07, 2003, 07:00:56 pm
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That's a nice subplot idea for a possible sequel. For example, the player meets a Chenjesu or Mmrnmhrm patrol which was sent on a long-range mission before the Process started and got stranded somehow, and never manged to return to Procyon...
Remember that the Starbase at Procyon was empty and that the servants who were supposed to run the base somehow slid through the shield to join the process...
1016  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Re: SPOILER: Doctrinal Poker Night on: January 07, 2003, 04:29:30 pm
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They only won the first time because they used the SaMatra.  Well, at least they used the SaMatra, I never heard that they would have lost without it, but on the other hand, the battle was allegedly pretty close even with it.

Afterwards the factions set out across the galaxy, enslaving and extinctifying.
Yes, the Kohr-Ah were winning the war, when the Kzer-Za by chance found the Sa-Matra. They used the Sa-Matra to defeat the Kohr-Ah.
After the Kzer-Za won they were not sure, if their way was the right one, so they send their brothers one way of the galaxy, and went the other way. He who needs more strength to go his way of enslaving/annihilating uses more recources on his way to the other side of the galaxy, were they both will meet. So they met here (the Kzer-Za came from the upepr left side of the map, enslaving the Thraddash, Umgah and Spathi, the Kohr-Ah came from the right side, annihilating the Burvixese and bareley scratching past the Druuge territory).
The first doctrinal war was after the revolt against the Dnyarri, so now this is the second doctrinal war. The winner will get a big trophy (translated into ur-quan: Sa-Matra) and the looser will stand aside and let the other go.

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They have both completed a 360 degree circuit when SC2 begins.  We know its 360 and not 180 because their old friends, the Chenjesu, are right were they left them.  But at the same time this is only the 2nd doctrinal war, not the third one.
The Chenjesu first learned of the arrival of the Ur-Quan Kzer-Za shortly before the hierarchy-alliance-war. They tell you so when you use the caster to talk to them at Procyon. They tell you of the danger the Ur-Quan propose to this quadrant and that they need the help of earth (told to you by Cmdr. Hayes)

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Uh, not exactly right, remember the Mael-Num were the ones who said the "Hold blabla bla" thing?  Pretty much it's accepted, even the great ones state the Mael-Num were/are the Melnorme.  We don't find their homeworlds or anything in the game (or for that matter the Ur-Quan homeworlds), so all those events must have happened on the other side of the universe.  If I recall, SC2 is the first game where the Kohr-Ah appear.  SC1 was about the war of the alliance against the hierarchy.  As far as the old Sentient Milieu goes, we only know of the Taalo homeworld in this area of the galaxy...
That's right! But that implies, that the Ur-Quan were a much larger race by that time (they annihilated the Taalo, and they were on the other side of the galaxy as well, when they revolted the Dnyarri. And the Ur-Quan were fighting all other sentient-milieu races as well, enslaving and annihilating them, if they've survived the Dnyarri. Either they were scattered across the universe, no more than a few hundred ships per quadrant, or they were a lot more of them.

BTW: why doesn't their spheres of influence get smaller and smaller by the time they fight each other?? They must have some rules to prevent each other from destroying each other.

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So what did they do on the other side of the universe?  The first Doctrinal War of course!  The Ur-Quan arrived from the top of the map and the Kohr-Ah arrived from the bottom side...
Then the Kohr-Ah would have destroyed the Yehat, VUX and Orz, not the Burvixese on the right side of the map (they passed the Druuge near enough, alas they didn't hit there).

CU, Krulle
1017  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Re: Good Captain / Ship Names on: January 07, 2003, 02:41:58 pm
My first favourite one was:

Cptn:  Slavemstr BigB
Ship:  Dominator
Alliance:  Empire of Slavemstr BigB

And all races still allied with me (okay, the Spathi and the Thraddash were quite willing slaves, but who cares 'bout them anyway?).

And during the game i stayed quite harsh and dominating.

I just wanted to see, if races like the Pkunk, Shofixti, Yehat,... still were friendly towards me or if it would become more difficult to complete the game. I would have liked to see any difference.
1018  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Re: The Blade, of course! on: December 20, 2002, 01:10:45 pm
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One word: slingshot.
Huh Never had any problems with that.
Awesome computers were absolutely no problem with the Blade, but Humans. After a while they stop chasing you, then it becomes mroe difficult to stay at the rigth distance to take the ZapStats out.
1019  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Re: Slylandro Probe on: December 19, 2002, 03:16:50 pm
Yes, you still receive the 500 RU. But the Probes will stop to replicate, therefor you won't get much more money! Sad
1020  The Ur-Quan Masters Re-Release / General UQM Discussion / Re: Your LEAST favorite ship on: December 18, 2002, 05:02:23 pm
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Speaking of match-ups, has anyone beaten a Utwig with a Chmmr?
Yes (awesome computer).
It does take more time than taking an Avatar with a Blade apart, it even won't work w/o loosing crew. First job is to take his battery down. So never ever use the laser on the Utwig until his batts are drained. Use it to shoot near the Utwig. Make him trigger his shield. Wait. Turn and shoot left or right of him. Wait until he stopped triggering and redo. By the time he has lost his shields, you've lost at least half your crew and (most probably) one or two of your ZapStats. Now your task will be to chase him. and get him down. for good. BTW, it's easier to win against an Utwig after having lost your sattelites against an Kohr-Ah (these Zap-stats accidentically fill his battery, great Sad)
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