Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by fnord » 2009-04-11 08:33pm

I believe Academia and myself will drink to that.
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Peptuck » 2009-04-11 08:57pm

Darmalus wrote:I'm all for hurtling myself at high speed in a flying device built by someone who can't pass a sobriety test at any point during the day, sign me up!
You're not required to pass a sobriety test to pilot the interceptors, either.

Because seriously, who would climb into one of those things sober? :P
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Lord Revan » 2009-04-12 02:32pm

Peptuck wrote:
Darmalus wrote:I'm all for hurtling myself at high speed in a flying device built by someone who can't pass a sobriety test at any point during the day, sign me up!
You're not required to pass a sobriety test to pilot the interceptors, either.

Because seriously, who would climb into one of those things sober? :P
I think we have 1 pilot who does that, but he's clinically insane so it doesn't matter.

or was that me and transport, damn cybernetics are messing with my memory.
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Vanas » 2009-04-12 05:17pm

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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by PeZook » 2009-04-13 08:09am

Peptuck wrote:
Darmalus wrote:I'm all for hurtling myself at high speed in a flying device built by someone who can't pass a sobriety test at any point during the day, sign me up!
You're not required to pass a sobriety test to pilot the interceptors, either.

Because seriously, who would climb into one of those things sober? :P
Well, I'm a teatotaller. Not sure if it doesn't qualify under the "clinically insane" label, though.
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by fnord » 2009-04-13 11:00am

PeZook wrote:
Peptuck wrote:
Darmalus wrote:I'm all for hurtling myself at high speed in a flying device built by someone who can't pass a sobriety test at any point during the day, sign me up!
You're not required to pass a sobriety test to pilot the interceptors, either.

Because seriously, who would climb into one of those things sober? :P
Well, I'm a teatotaller. Not sure if it doesn't qualify under the "clinically insane" label, though.
You willingly, knowingly, and not under the influence of alcohol or any other drug, climb into a hypersonic aerospace craft built by the lowest bidder and take it into mortal combat with something that can carve wet-naval battleships up like oversize reinforced tin cans?

You're not just sober, you're knurd - a few drinks short of sobriety. And on a new level of clinical insanity. First, there was the DSM-IV. Now, we need the DSM-PEZOOK.
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Hawkwings » 2009-04-13 03:39pm

Heck, I pilot those tanks by remote control and even I need to be sufficiently drunk to fight xenos scum!
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by The Yosemite Bear » 2009-04-13 10:34pm

hey I'm just clinically insane, but then again I only talk to aliens we hold captive, excuse me, I have some greys in a stress position I need to talk with....
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Imperial Overlord » 2009-04-13 11:19pm

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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by The Yosemite Bear » 2009-04-13 11:33pm

man iz a thread sapnning the abyss between zee beast and zee superman. (shoves cybernetic right hand down to avoid making a politically incorrect salute.)
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Lord Revan » 2009-04-15 12:43pm

sanity is for the weak?
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by CaiusWickersham » 2009-04-15 07:44pm

Okay, I know it's late in the game, but if there's any opening in the ground troop department, could I get in on that? Any position, doesn't matter.

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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by MatSci » 2009-05-21 04:57pm

God-dammit. Now I have to go find my X-com disks, a Floppy drive, and Dosbox. Curse YOU!

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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Peptuck » 2009-05-21 08:05pm

Well, since the thread was necro'd, a status update might be useful.

I've been meaning to work on an update, but that last Muton base assault basically Falcon Punched me in the crotch. 75% of the team was regularly killed within the first two turns by Blaster Bombs. I finally ragequit after the whole team was slaughtered like that about fifty times over, and I can't even look at my X-COM folder without feeling a brutal sense of crushing despair.

But I shall fight on! I will post another update, sometime this year!
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by White Haven » 2009-05-21 08:48pm

See, the challenge would be winning after losing that battle, and writing up the astounding difficulty therein. Could actually be an interesting chapter in this LP. :)
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Stark » 2009-05-21 09:01pm

MatSci wrote:God-dammit. Now I have to go find my X-com disks, a Floppy drive, and Dosbox. Curse YOU!
LOL. I love people like you. Go hunt for those disks, boy! :lol: Plug in that useless floppy drive!

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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Covenant » 2009-05-21 09:40pm

Stark wrote:
MatSci wrote:God-dammit. Now I have to go find my X-com disks, a Floppy drive, and Dosbox. Curse YOU!
LOL. I love people like you. Go hunt for those disks, boy! :lol: Plug in that useless floppy drive!
Hey man, my floppy drive is still installed. I used to have a zip drive in this thing too.

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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by The Yosemite Bear » 2009-05-22 02:04am

MatSci wrote:God-dammit. Now I have to go find my X-com disks, a Floppy drive, and Dosbox. Curse YOU!
puh-lease it's ungodly cheap on Steam, which includes dosbox.
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by CaiusWickersham » 2009-05-23 12:15am

It's also over at Direct2Drive for the same price. I think Gamer's Gate also has it.

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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Joviwan » 2009-05-29 03:17pm

I want to hear more about kicking ass like I did back on page 25.

Or was I plastered to a wall somewhere and I didn't see? At either rate, tea-bagging, for great justice!

Maybe I need to pick this game up.
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Re: Let's Play X-COM: UFO Defense!

Post by Hawkwings » 2009-06-14 08:31pm

Arise from the dead X-COM, we've still got work to do!
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