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#1 tstaddon

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Posted 12 October 2004 - 10:39 AM

One thing that bugged me about the original games was that whether a base was a month old or a year old, it was the same size.

If you pick up scouts establishing a base and send a squad in to blitz it within a month of its establishment, the mission should be realistic: a tiny base crawling with engineers, and with much less booty than a fully operational base.

Likewise, a base that's been established for more than a year could have a diverse population of "civilian" and military aliens; more machinery and more research opportunities, and be equipped with better defenses (for instance motion trackers that when activated send a squad of terrorists in your general direction).

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Posted 12 October 2004 - 12:04 PM

I agree. It has been sugested in another topic though - look for it.

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Posted 14 October 2004 - 06:34 AM

Still, it'S a very nice idea :D
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