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Forum: Invasion of the Ancients 10-30-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,469
Posted By keith.lamothe
Congratulations on the release! I've been...

Congratulations on the release! I've been itching to play with the expansion but didn't have much time for testing stuff. Will fire the monetary torpedoes the next time my cc info is in reach.
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 07-05-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,195
Posted By keith.lamothe
I've had to go "back to work" since my...

I've had to go "back to work" since my initial near-euphoric days with Drox Operative, so haven't had time to play, but I wanted to chime in that all this sounds great :)

Particularly the bit about...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-21-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,342
Posted By keith.lamothe
The first time I took such a quest I noticed the...

The first time I took such a quest I noticed the warning that's there :)
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-20-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,259
Posted By keith.lamothe
Looks like a great update, many thanks :)

Looks like a great update, many thanks :)
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-20-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,802
Posted By keith.lamothe
Just checking: were you near a planet or other...

Just checking: were you near a planet or other grav well when you looked at the stats?

To get 200 normal speed you just need thrust = 2*weight.
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-20-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,802
Posted By keith.lamothe
Are you sure you need so many? I'm running a...

Are you sure you need so many? I'm running a 3/4/4 ship (the next upgrade is to 4/4/4, I already got the one that increases base HP) on a single medium thruster that has my max speed at 192 (200 is...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-20-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,342
Posted By keith.lamothe
The current mechanic makes sense to me: 1) It's...

The current mechanic makes sense to me:
1) It's cheaper for the race to build the colony module than to build the whole colony ship, so having the operative carry it is preferable. And more likely...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-20-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,106
Posted By keith.lamothe
I knew putting all my crew points into Whining...

I knew putting all my crew points into Whining would help! ;)
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-20-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 25,123
Posted By keith.lamothe
They've been pretty common for me, more common...

They've been pretty common for me, more common than +energy_regen light components.
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-19-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 25,123
Posted By keith.lamothe
My current one is called "Cheap Pulsed...

My current one is called "Cheap Pulsed Plasma Thruster II"; that particular one requires 20 Helm and 92 power-load and provides 152 thrust (and some defense). Iirc I had a much lower-requirement...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-19-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 25,123
Posted By keith.lamothe
I've been running all my thrust from a...

I've been running all my thrust from a medium-slot (power-load consuming) component since midway through my first sector, and am towards the end of my fifth.

I ran reactor + panel for a while until...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-19-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,106
Posted By keith.lamothe
I was running all-missiles too, but I'd already...

I was running all-missiles too, but I'd already readjusted to a beam-missile mix because I'd run into the monsters that can reflect missiles back at you (that really hurts). Now I tend to use my...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-19-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 25,123
Posted By keith.lamothe
I think ammo could work for just missiles, and...

I think ammo could work for just missiles, and have missile magazine size be a stat on missile components (and possibly as a supplemental stat on certain other component types, but presumably wanting...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-19-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,551
Posted By keith.lamothe
Odd about constant peace. I play small sectors...

Odd about constant peace. I play small sectors and it's always a bloodbath after an initial expansion phase. Two times I've won by allying two races that were allied together, and only the first...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-19-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,168
Posted By keith.lamothe
On the killing-stuff-near-their-planets I think...

On the killing-stuff-near-their-planets I think it's related to both proximity and "is the thing actually targeting the planet?" (I think targeting the guards or other ships of that race can qualify...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-19-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,168
Posted By keith.lamothe
If you do quests for that one's allies it should...

If you do quests for that one's allies it should increase relations with that one too (not as much, perhaps, haven't checked).

Also, probably they all have lots of money, and if they like you enough...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-18-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,680
Posted By keith.lamothe
My guess is that it's possible to have a whole...

My guess is that it's possible to have a whole race starve because it has the wrong kind of planets, races will be starving a lot :) Set a hole in front of a robot, and all.

But if it worked out...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-18-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,680
Posted By keith.lamothe
The lower a planet's production (and population...

The lower a planet's production (and population figures into this I think), the slower it can fill out its defensive fleet, build combat ships to scout/patrol/attack, build colony ships, build cruise...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-18-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,680
Posted By keith.lamothe
I've seen unrest turn into rebellion and last...

I've seen unrest turn into rebellion and last night I saw a rebellion turn the planet over to a subrace of the controlling race (in this case destroying the controlling race because that was their...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-18-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,173
Posted By keith.lamothe
Not right now, but it's something I would like to...

Not right now, but it's something I would like to add.[/QUOTE]One way comes to mind: add a Diplomacy Trade option for "give me a rally beacon" that has some fairly high diplo cost (and minimum...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-18-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,731
Posted By keith.lamothe
Or you could play it as it is now and just not...

Or you could play it as it is now and just not get involved (or actively but clandestinely oppose the growth of the lead dog) until later, except for two issues:

- There may not be enough to make...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-18-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,731
Posted By keith.lamothe
On the concept of making/breaking contracts: I...

On the concept of making/breaking contracts: I think the idea of the operative as being separate from all races and not obligated to any of them is a good thing. You already get fairly substantial...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-18-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,731
Posted By keith.lamothe
I agree with much of what you said, and I agree...

I agree with much of what you said, and I agree that variety on this point would be good (having varying degrees of where the "frontier" is) but I really find the opening "early 4X" phase highly...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-16-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,173
Posted By keith.lamothe
(accidentally posted this in the wrong thread at...

(accidentally posted this in the wrong thread at first, sorry for the confusion)

Is it fun? Oh yes, incredibly so. Between the diplomacy, the dynamic quests, the "lone agent in a 4X" and the amazing...
Forum: Drox Operative BETA 06-16-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,554
Posted By keith.lamothe
Kind of odd, I had been reading a different...

Kind of odd, I had been reading a different thread and meaning to reply to it, but it wound up here. Sorry about the confusion :)
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