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#1 Kell

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Posted 21 December 2007 - 01:07 PM

I was interested in doing one of these. I notice that most of the ones i've seen have not gone very far, but the idea sounds fun to me. One problem is that I'm not all that savy when it comes to pics/videos in games and such. I have no software for it. I have a trial program that converts PCX to more suitable formats, however it leaves a giant watermark on it :D .

However, if anyone is interested in participating in another one of these that might last longer than the last few just let me know. If i get enough people i'll go ahead and start one up. I don't have a lot going on (especially untill next semester of college) so I tend to have a bit of free time when i'm not working or snowboarding.

Also, if anyone has suggestions on a good way to visualy document the game, please give me your two cents as it'll help out the project immensely.



For those that are interested, here are the details:

Superhuman, Ironman game. (However i gota save a lot of cuz my game likes to crash every 8-12 missions I start)
Limited Stun Raids (Almost none unless i'm really hurting for cash/ammo)
Situational raiding where needed/Is fun for the "story"

If you are interested please post:

Race (Human, Android, Hybrid) <Android and Hybrids limited of course>
Preferred equipment - Weapons, explosives, gases, etc.
Personality - How your soldier behaves, more or less :D
Any other info you want me to know.

Edited by Kell, 22 December 2007 - 01:05 AM.


#2 NKF

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Posted 21 December 2007 - 02:09 PM

There are lots of programs that can convert files into more suitable formats. The one I use is irfanview and it won't leave any watermarks. I'm sure others will be able to provide their favourite image viewer/converters as well.

I wouldn't mind signing up with my usual berserker android with dual powerswords (or grapples for the time being). Go wild - throw him right into the middle of the enemies during any firefight. He's expendable. ;)

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#3 Kell

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Posted 21 December 2007 - 02:21 PM

Thanks for the pic viewer NKF. I hope there is enough active members to start this up.


Also, what would be best format for posting pics?

Edited by Kell, 21 December 2007 - 02:23 PM.


#4 RustedSoul

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Posted 21 December 2007 - 03:55 PM

sure sign me up if that's ok :)

Race:
Human

Preferred equipment - Weapons, explosives, gases, etc:
Dual M4000's on snapshot (blaster pistols/rifles when available)
Smoke nade
Medikit
2 stun nades
4 clips of ammo if possible
best armour available

Personality - How your soldier behaves, more or less
Any other info you want me to know:
-Squad support, never works alone
-likes to support frontline assault team.
-walks and kneels when shooting
-personal grudge against transtellar & sanctuary clinic
-likes nutella on toast in the mornings
-has no objections to using other squadmembers as a meat shield.

Edited by RustedSoul, 21 December 2007 - 04:05 PM.


#5 j'ordos

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Posted 21 December 2007 - 05:02 PM

Another one here, I'll continue the legacy of BurnThemAll with a trusty human IN autocannon dude. To be used on punishment expeditions when there's no harm in destroying the loot&terrain :) Otherwise some more 'low-profile' AP rounds will work, though there's no telling when he'll go berserk and starts burning down the building for the fun of it :) Hmm, perhaps an IN mnilauncher when it's available, for variety's sake..

edit: squad support? Que?

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#6 Kell

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Posted 21 December 2007 - 05:19 PM

Big surprise j'ordos :D I like to use incendiary grenades a lot too, so I suppose you'll get to use these often too...


Come to think of it, if nothing else i can probably just look up peoples' old "profiles" in the other games that didn't get very far since 2/3 of my applicants are the same as ever.

I'll be gone snowboarding all day tomorrow, so when I get back on sunday i'll see about making up a game with those who have applied in here, and fill in the gaps with older profiles where needed.

Might as well put myself here too:

Race - Human

Preferred equipment:

M4000 with 4 spare mags (Snap)
Grapple for close range fighting with M4000 (On Auto)
Medkit
Megapol Armor
4 AP Grenades
2 Stun Grenades
1 Smoke Grenade

Personality:

Serious combat soldier who prefers economical use of weapons and equipment.
Natural leader, good candidate for tactical squad commander.
Uses the strengths of his fellows to their full advantage.
Hates the Cult and all gangs.
Model X-Com trooper :D

Edited by Kell, 23 December 2007 - 01:12 PM.


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Posted 21 December 2007 - 07:26 PM

Jpeg's are usually the normal format, but try and experiment with 256 (or less) colour PNG's, since Apocalypse only uses a limited palette. Just go to image>decrease color depth and pick the depth that suits you. The less colours, the smaller you should be able to make the file size. You can probably get away with even less colours as long as the image looks right.

Resize or crop images too if that helps. I'd recommend cropping the image down to the action you want to show - we probably won't need the control bar most of the time.

Just do whatever you see fit as long as you can convey what's happening (and not require broadband), we'll be pleased as mustard. ;)

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Posted 22 December 2007 - 09:56 AM

I'm in :)

Race:
Human

Preferred equipment - Weapons, explosives, gases, etc:
Laser Sniper Rifle.
Two Explosive Grenades.
Three Stun Grenades
One Smoke Grenade.
Stun Grapple in off hand.

optionally, if you have any to spare, I like to have dual Stun Grapple for close quarters :D

Weapon progression preferrence is: Sniper Rifle --> Disruptor --> Devastator --> Toxigun when Toxin-B and/or Toxin-C are available.
Armor preferrence: Megapol --> Disruptor armor (not too fond of MarSec armor)

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#9 NRN_R_Sumo1

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Posted 22 December 2007 - 09:24 PM

I Soooo Want in on this.

Race: Android
Armour: Full Marsec
Equipment: Single Plasma pistol with One extra clip, motion scanner in right hand so that it is visable and no medkit

Long range and medium range tactic, Crouch and use Aim.
Close quaters, walk with Snap.


I have a habit of running off and solo'ing, picking things off one by one, although can work effectively as a recon or scout.

Edit: Dont put me in until the second week, just say that FedEx was late delivering your new droid. xD

Edited by NRN_R_Sumo1, 22 December 2007 - 09:27 PM.

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#10 Kell

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Posted 23 December 2007 - 01:08 PM

Ok guys. We got enough for the first day at least, gunna make the game and set up everything and do a mission or two and start up the actual thread. Anyone else who wants to join post in here, new tech requisitions go here as well when they become available.

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 11:35 PM

Curse my prolonged absence from these forums, as I am once again late! However, it sounds like you're getting this going again, so better late than never.

Race- Hybrid
Armor- Preferably full Marsec (I like my mobility thank-you-very-much)
Equipment- Mind Bender, Sniper rifle (Upgrade to devastator when possible)

Is most definitely not suicidal. Will not- repeat, NOT- go solo. If he gets separated, he starts to panic. Which is never a good thing when dealing with psionics.

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#12 Kell

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 05:19 PM

JOY!! Asus finally fixed my motherboard and returned it to me today. I've got kind of a full schedule though for the next few days, so it might be a bit till I get this monstrosity working again. But I will be continuing FMIX-Com as soon as i get it up and running again.

Anyone who wishes to enjoy getting brainsucked and poppered to death, please post your app for me! We need more soldiers to defend the earth.

#13 Steelion

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 07:10 AM

Well, I'm still in.

I've been wanting to get my videos back on track, but I haven't had the time :P
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#14 Kell

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Posted 24 April 2008 - 10:46 PM

Oh joy. So i start up my comp last night and get: "Disk Read Error"...

Probably have to reformat o_O. Gunna try another HD so i can save the game...computers just hate me lately. (My laptop monitor's backlight is broke too, so cant play/post/lookup stuff and troubleshoot desktop at same).

#15 Steelion

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 07:06 PM

The Steelion Curse strikes again!
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