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Re: Are Star Control 1 and 3 any good?
« Reply #30 on: February 03, 2003, 03:28:12 pm »

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Because the cowardly spathi, in actuality, would love to get in weapons range.

Just because you suck at Melee, doesn't mean the game is poorly coded.


Hmm, and SC2 was what then? Could balanced be the word?

If I can beat a Spathi easily with a Chmmr in SC2, then I should be able to do it in SC3, too. The Spathi tactic of 'run away' makes no sense, since it can't escape the battlefield and it's simply pissing me off with no chance of beating me. The AI command 'Avoid getting shot at at all costs' would make tactical sense if escape was an option, but in a closed battlefield it simply makes a boring fight.
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Re: Are Star Control 1 and 3 any good?
« Reply #31 on: February 03, 2003, 10:18:26 pm »

It's perfectly understandable that the Spathi would rather run than fight.  But it also makes those fights INCREDIBLY BORING.
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Re: Are Star Control 1 and 3 any good?
« Reply #32 on: February 03, 2003, 11:03:08 pm »

Any game for which there needs to be controls the player has over the AI (press F11 to force the enemy to attack) in order for the game not to end in a stalemate has some AI issues.
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Re: Are Star Control 1 and 3 any good?
« Reply #33 on: February 04, 2003, 01:31:53 am »

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SC3 sucks badly. At least in my opinion. I tried it yesterday, and even melee seems f***ed up somehow. Not to mention the hideous appearance of half the aliens. The Syreen do NOT look like that!

If anyone wants to try it, the game can be found at The Underdogs. www.the-underdogs.org, search for star control.

This link works, but the file is not found.  Does anyone else have a location to get a copy of SC3?
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Re: Are Star Control 1 and 3 any good?
« Reply #34 on: February 04, 2003, 01:59:19 am »

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This link works, but the file is not found.  Does anyone else have a location to get a copy of SC3?



http://www.the-underdogs.org/game.php?name=Star+Control+3
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« Reply #35 on: February 04, 2003, 02:34:37 am »

Like I said, "file not found" at the-underdogs.  Do you have another site?
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« Reply #36 on: February 04, 2003, 02:50:28 am »

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Like I said, "file not found" at the-underdogs.  Do you have another site?


Nope, it's working.



On the previous link, click 'here!' under Where to get it, and on the following page, click 'click here to start the download'.
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