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#1 Blood Angel

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Posted 16 January 2006 - 04:18 PM

When washing up today and thinking about TFTD, I was thinking: Many people think TFTD could have just been a mod or expansion for XCom. Now, what if there is a "TFTD-alike" for Xenocide? Like, Xenocide is released on its own, then you can download a "TFTD" Mod, which when unzipped to your xenocide directory, will give you the TFTD campaign.

Then there could be others.

Custom campaigns with custom geoscapes, custom weaponry, crafts, aliens, ufos, custom everything.

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Posted 16 January 2006 - 04:47 PM

This is not a V1+ issue, Xenocide is already being programmed to be very moddable; for instance, right now all items, combatants and even the research tree are completely moddable, not to mention texts and music. Now a mod that changes the planetview, that would be a different thing and I don't think it's easily doable, but I could be wrong, since it'd need some coding to tell Xenocide what is land and what is sea, for instance.

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 10:39 AM

Seeing as I have zero experience of programming (yet :fingerscrossed:) would it not be possible to bundle together a file containing the geosphere's map and its properties (eg. water, cannot land here, land, can land here, massive clouds, cannot engage here etc.)

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 10:55 AM

Seeing as I have zero experience of programming (yet  :fingerscrossed:) would it not be possible to bundle together a file containing the geosphere's map and its properties (eg. water, cannot land here, land, can land here, massive clouds, cannot engage here etc.)

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Yup, I guess it is, but I have no clue yet.

#5 j'ordos

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 01:28 PM

If you want UFO + TFTD, there's a thread where ideas about that have been posted, if you're interested, here's the link: http://www.xcomufo.c...?showtopic=1887
This is strictly v1+ though, we're concentrating on a slimmer version at first :)
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#6 Garo

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 01:54 PM

The Xenocide will support this kind of modding. Nothing is sure yet, but I'm looking forward about this.

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