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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2020, 08:09:30 PM »
'Heavy, man.'

'You keep saying that. Is there a problem with gravity in the future?'
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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2020, 08:18:02 PM »
If my experience is any sign there will be problems with gravity in your future. Trust me.
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« Reply #17 on: May 05, 2020, 09:10:33 PM »
"Butt-heads".
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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #18 on: May 06, 2020, 06:08:27 AM »
One of the few good things from 2020 so far (at least to me).  Congrats to all!

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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #19 on: May 06, 2020, 10:09:07 AM »
"Everything you read on the internet is true." - Benjamin Franklin

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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #20 on: May 06, 2020, 10:42:07 AM »
^Eek I hope not.
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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #21 on: May 06, 2020, 12:38:42 PM »
 O0

This is great news.
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« Reply #22 on: May 06, 2020, 06:28:08 PM »
My wallet is ready!!!
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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #23 on: May 23, 2020, 12:53:01 AM »
I ran across this interesting bit of Microprose history, according to Sandy Petersen:



I had no idea these events, if true, were going on behind the scenes at my favorite game developer and publisher from the 1980s and 1990s. I hope the new Microprose produces some fine games and steers clear such shenanigans!

Edited to add his follow-up about transitioning from Microprose to Id Software:
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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #25 on: May 26, 2020, 06:11:08 AM »
Give me Master of Orion and Fields of Glory....

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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #26 on: May 26, 2020, 06:16:32 AM »
Give me Master of Orion and Fields of Glory....

You might be the only person on the planet asking for something else. Christ... :idiot2: There is  like, what, at least 40 different clones of master of Orion?

This announcement is like Christmas, New Years and the 4th of July for most of the free game playing world.
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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #27 on: May 26, 2020, 06:46:01 AM »
Give me Master of Orion and Fields of Glory....

You might be the only person on the planet asking for something else. Christ... :idiot2: There is  like, what, at least 40 different clones of master of Orion?

This announcement is like Christmas, New Years and the 4th of July for most of the free game playing world.
You're right, it's a great announcement and i am really looking forward to this (the screenshots look amazing).

I know, i know....many clones of Master of Orion but none done right. And Fields of Glory is still unmatched in terms of scope and scenarios (Scourge of War is close but FoG is really the top view). And, i know it's from Sierra, but give me Civil War 3: Generals...

This new MicroProse is very promising.
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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #28 on: May 26, 2020, 07:02:50 AM »
Give me Master of Orion and Fields of Glory....

You might be the only person on the planet asking for something else. Christ... :idiot2: There is  like, what, at least 40 different clones of master of Orion?

This announcement is like Christmas, New Years and the 4th of July for most of the free game playing world.
You're right, it's a great announcement and i am really looking forward to this (the screenshots look amazing).

I know, i know....many clones of Master of Orion but none done right. And Fields of Glory is still unmatched in terms of scope and scenarios (Scourge of War is close but FoG is really the top view). And, i know it's from Sierra, but give me Civil War 3: Generals...

This new MicroProse is very promising.

Have you tried Fields of Glory on GoG yet? How does it hold up?
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Re: Microprose to publish...
« Reply #29 on: May 26, 2020, 07:08:32 AM »
Give me Master of Orion and Fields of Glory....

You might be the only person on the planet asking for something else. Christ... :idiot2: There is  like, what, at least 40 different clones of master of Orion?

This announcement is like Christmas, New Years and the 4th of July for most of the free game playing world.
You're right, it's a great announcement and i am really looking forward to this (the screenshots look amazing).

I know, i know....many clones of Master of Orion but none done right. And Fields of Glory is still unmatched in terms of scope and scenarios (Scourge of War is close but FoG is really the top view). And, i know it's from Sierra, but give me Civil War 3: Generals...

This new MicroProse is very promising.

Have you tried Fields of Glory on GoG yet? How does it hold up?
Yes i did. It's fun. But the AI has never been good. I like the artwort, the music and research put into the game (there's a description for every unit). Commands are easy to give, so the game has a fairly good UI, still today. But the game is too easy (on paar with Empire TW), maybe it's more challenging if i don't play the french?...Waterloo: Napoleon's last battle is much more challenging and similar in scope (but has only one battle). It's ok for a small break in between.
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