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Offline Geo

Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #240 on: September 23, 2013, 03:05:35 PM »
I don't get it. Codification? Why use it if nothing comprehensible comes from it?
But I guess I'm just a primitive human... ;cute

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #241 on: September 24, 2013, 11:49:05 AM »
I've saw it in this way: the encoding try to translate alien sounds with alphanumeric character, how you write alien sounds in terran language?

why, it's not true we are primitives?? more primitives than the ancients

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #242 on: September 24, 2013, 09:16:37 PM »
...how you write alien sounds in terran language?

we do a good job writing down animal sounds in comics.  ;)

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #243 on: September 24, 2013, 09:55:29 PM »
It might be worth experimenting to see if the game will display any special characters...

Then again, the RIGHT gibberish and garbage displaying might be able to PASS as Alienese, even if NO special characters will display...

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #244 on: September 25, 2013, 12:20:44 PM »
zip of the txts update, if need

edit : file removed see last pages
« Last Edit: September 27, 2013, 11:44:19 AM by ariete »

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #245 on: September 25, 2013, 12:27:58 PM »
we do a good job writing down animal sounds in comics.  ;)

 ;lol we should ask their!


Then again, the RIGHT gibberish and garbage displaying might be able to PASS as Alienese, even if NO special characters will display...

you refer abuot this @#][-/\£$%&()?

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #246 on: September 25, 2013, 04:21:07 PM »
Maybe.  -I think you mostly get ascii junk that isn't characters at all with some special characters.

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #247 on: September 25, 2013, 08:18:27 PM »
ete should adjust my txts in few days so then i can put the facs in download section but mainly ( ;)) report them in wiki facs.
about do this, i've see empty for logo fac to upload, what's size of .bmp??

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #248 on: September 25, 2013, 08:20:34 PM »
I'm not sure I understand, but .pngs are much better.  .bmps are HUGE memory hogs.

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #249 on: September 25, 2013, 08:22:52 PM »
right .png
uncle i've to baste a speech ... maybe too beast

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #250 on: September 25, 2013, 08:28:15 PM »
i've realized definetly 6 of 7 graphics for my facs, i'm going to name it WAR FACS SET (it can be also [prostitute] [fuddle-duddle] SEX if you like/want), for the warlike culture with which they are made.
i focus this discussion on the inspiration i felt and i report below some notes can help to understand better my txts ideas and give a graphic outlook, often pictures express more than words, expecially in my case.

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #251 on: September 25, 2013, 08:29:53 PM »
I've found your new album pictures interesting.


.jpgs are better still for small size/memory, if the image doesn't have to be all that crisp, or .gifs better than that if it does need the detail but isn't full color like a photograph.  Since most of this will be SMACX images, .gif format is probably best.

The wiki interface isn't that bad, although I agree that it's difficult to learn at first.

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #252 on: September 25, 2013, 08:38:23 PM »
FREE COMPANIES



it's inspired to the modern feudal kingdom of warlords in african states.

i choose as leader Laurent Nkunda, who we can see in those pictures, in poses between rap artist and bananas field owner ... and gorillaz back
not properly a good person








|Efficiency=-1
|Support=+1
|Police=+1
|Growth=-1
|Planet=+1
|Probe=-1
|Research=-1
|FreeTech=Applied Physics

for their attitude to raids, i should add marine detachment ability.

i remember marine detachment was display also for land units in game, ... why??

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #253 on: September 25, 2013, 08:44:12 PM »
It shouldn't be.

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Re: 7 custom faction for Smacx
« Reply #254 on: September 25, 2013, 08:54:37 PM »
BAYCO



is inspired to the old navy corporation of sailor : bay companies as Hudson Bay Co., East Indies Co., ...
sea is place of huge traffic and commerce is powered by portual activities.
ports are worst of the seas.
the leader is a rogue trader, a corsair.

(maybe logo like you uncle, but your beard is surely best kept, expecially when you're Fredrick the red)

|Economy=+1
|Efficiency=-1
|Support=+1
|Planet=+1
|Probe=-1
|Industry=+1
|AntiIdeology=Power
|Ideology=Wealth
|FreeTech=Doctrine: Flexibility
|FreeTech2=Industrial Base
|PopulationBonus=2
|Aquatic=yes

maybe we can add marine detachment ability here too

 

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