I really Like Distant Stars, and would love to play it online with people, I love huge maps but I am willing to play anything. I live in the Eastern Time zone of the US and have a huge window of avalibilty so if anyone else is interested drop me a line. Hope to hear from someone
try posting on the mod site as well, Im sure -Ue_Carbon may be up to the challenge (he tried getting something going early) and I might join in sometime as well, we will see on that one
oh and karma point for praising our mod
You might also want to post a download link to the mod. I've heard so much about it now I'm interested in checking it out.
there ya go DirtySanchezz
just watch out for the Pirates, they are extra nasty
Thanks for the link; I'll check it out. By the way, I have seen people come to ICO and ask if other people want to play that mod. So, it might not be impossible to find other people who would be willing to play it.
I like the sound of that.
Im up for a game, PvP or Comp Stomp.
And woo hoo if you start liking DS DirtySanchezz!!!!! Love to play a game of DS with you or anyone really. The AI is not very talkative.
I am up for games of DS as well.
I added the mod. It doesn't look too bad really. Capital ships have more armor and shields and it also includes the Sins Plus planets which add some variety and the Bailknights graphics mod which really does make things clearer and improves the looks. The only problem is that when I started a single player game to check it out, it felt a little sluggish on my system, but I did have it set to run on both cores and not the usual second core with priority. I've played with a Sins Plus and Bailknights mod before and it ran fine, so maybe it was just a matter of it's sharing a CPU with Windows and Firefox and other hogs.
I might be interested in playing it online if we could find enough people for a 3v3.
Yeah the mod is a bit more RAM hog. It helps to not runn a bunch of background stuff if possible. Its just due to all the graphic upgrades. Bailknights, Manshooter, Celestical Bodies, and a few sound addons.
I only have 2 GB of RAM on my rig .
thats all I got and It runs fine as long as I dont run too much in the background (except when I play Advent, which is rare for the likes of me, -Ue_Carbon, and Nacey W00T! TEC FTW)
I checked out Distant Stars....it is VERY cool. The pacing and style are great for epic length games. The graphical and sound enhancements are very nice too. I'm not sure how the balance and pacing would work for multiplay, but I'd be willing to give it a try sometime.
I'm using an XP install that only uses 2GB ram, and it has been fine for me...I just turned down the graphics settings to medium.
Yeah its not 100% balanced. But that in on our to list. By 1.0. Like Ryat said, if you just kill everything you dont need while playing DS you will be find on just a couple of GB of RAM. I was just letting ya know it uses more than normal SINS. Glad yall like it! I say we try and get a game going this weekend...say Saturday? Around 9-10ish CST (10-11 EST and Fourm time)
herm... 10-11 EST on saturday sounds good to me.
edit: should we start thinking of "what map"?
with the massave randomness of a random DS map... the game might be desided very early... but i dont know.
I vote my Orion's belt 2.0 If we have enough for 3vs3
a bit on the random side... but has nice choke points... sure!
hey... we should prolly start posting our names we will be using so we know 1. who is on... and 2. who will be playing
rember ico is case sensitive... so post it right
My ico screen name is:
Okay, just letting everyone know that I can't do Saturday night, but I am interested in joining some day. I'll tag this thread and watch for any Fridays that come up. Have fun tomorrow.
-Ue_Carbon= ICO name
ICO name Cykur
I'm not on a lot, but if you see me, let me know if you want to do a DS game.
I'll play...If someone could tell me what 10-11 EST is in Australian time (we're GMT + 11:00 currently). The mod is great...well, apart from the small problem of me choking on the sheer awsomeness!
But yeah. I'm up for a game. Would be nice to play an opponent who doesn't cheat...or tell me his every move in advance:
AI: I suggest you evecuate planet X...now.
Me: *moves fleet to planet X*
Me: *Smashes AI fleet*
AI: *deathly silence*
It gets a bit predicatable and boring somtimes (well, except when I foolishly jumped my entire fleet into a homing mine-field...that was fail on my part). Humans are usually far more interesting.
The forums times are now on EST. So you can figure out what time that be for you. Im really bad with the GMT thingy.
i got a game up if anying wants to play
the game name is DS-mod
its hard to try and set up a game like... "we play now" sort of thing... (and i notice your game is gone)...
I set up a smurf (teehee) whose name advertises "DSmod game 10pm(est)"... as much as i can fit in the name length limit... ima leave it up afk...
BE THERE TONIGHT!!!11
So your gonna be there Pbhead? At least I know you and me can play. If nothing else a comp stomp.
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