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by Max Zorin
Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:29 pm
Forum: Other Game Design
Topic: Fleet supply system
Replies: 11
Views: 866

Re: Fleet supply system

I dislike the idea of micromanaging the fleet logistics too. It doesn't seem an attack several systems/bases away gets resupply the same as an attack one system/base away. It should but it should also cost more. Maybe I missed that part somewhere.
by Max Zorin
Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Other Game Design
Topic: Fleet supply system
Replies: 11
Views: 866

Re: Fleet supply system

So my thoughts if you are considering using supply ships (AOE) are as follows. A Battle group (BG) would need three types of aux. ships to resupply. Type 1, Tanker or refinery (if production of fuel could be done on a mobile platform from raw materials, researchable?). Type 2, Ordnance (plus food, s...
by Max Zorin
Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: Other Game Design
Topic: Fleet supply system
Replies: 11
Views: 866

Re: Fleet supply system

I think the use of supply ships would be good. By supply ships I mean ships that carry fuel, ammo, fighters and spare parts. The idea would be to "free" the attack fleet to move beyond any fixed supply point and attack, resupply and then attack again or at least move. Much like the Navy does now. I ...
by Max Zorin
Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Strategy Games
Topic: List of all space 4X games
Replies: 111
Views: 105249

Re: List of all space 4X games

In no particular order, I like, SotS for it's ease of play. MOO3 (modded) for it's depth and Sins for the graphics. The end reason I play a 4X game is to win. How complicated I want to make it may change so each game has it's place. I like the idea of "dumbing" down things like research, government ...
by Max Zorin
Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: Strategy Games
Topic: moo3: what's the word?
Replies: 18
Views: 20393

Re: moo3: what's the word?

This is my first post and I wanted to throw in my two credits here. Since the DOS game Andromeda Quest and RFTS, I have been hooked on (4X) space games . And my search goes on. MOO3 has a pretty steep playing curve and is not easiest if you just jump in like I do when I get a new game. There can be ...