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Offline Citizen King

Unit Limit
« on: February 28, 2019, 02:32:03 AM »
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  • While running the original release of Alpha Centauri, I hit a limit on the number of units I could have in the field at around 1000+ units. I have also tried running the sav file with SMAX using the GOG Version and it had the same problem. Browsing the internet, I see documentation that the limit is at 2000+. So I have two questions: a) why exactly does my game have such a lower limit and b) is there any way to change that. The scient patch I tried kept crashing for SMAX whenever I made new units.

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    Re: Unit Limit
    « Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 05:30:14 AM »
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  • a) why exactly does my game have such a lower limit

    'Cuz it's an old game.  It was made in an era when we didn't have PC hardware remotely as powerful as we do today.  The original game has a 256 color palette.  It only allows 256 unit designs.  This was all to save memory. 

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    and b) is there any way to change that.

    You could try reading the wiki pages about Yitzi's patch to see if he did something about it.

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    Re: Unit Limit
    « Reply #2 on: March 04, 2019, 03:27:53 PM »
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  • Hindi ko alam kung gaano karaming mga pag-update ang ginawa upang hindi ako makatutulong sa pagrerekomenda sa kanila.

    Machine translation from Google:
    “I do not know how many updates have been made so I can’t help with recommending any.”

     

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