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Atrocities November 29th, 2014 04:05 PM

Coming Up On 15 Years
Hard to believe that it has nearly been 15 years since I ordered the game and started playing the full version. I can still remember the days, yes days, I spent clicking one more turn; turn after turn.

I don't play it any more but I still do hold SE IV dear to my heart.

I miss the days of endless discussion we had here over the first five years of the game. It really was a sad day back in 06 when I began to lose touch with this site and its members.

But life is change and we move on. However, I was pleased to learn that Shrapnel was still around and publishing games. In fact Bob Saunders's Approaching Infinity game is being published by Shrapnel and I am happy to say that I was a kick starter backer of the project thanks to David G.

For me, I play only a couple of games regularly these days, Minecraft - http://dynmap.minetrek.net/ where I help build massively large star ship builds on a 1:1 scale with complete interiors and details.

I also play some STO as it has great visual art and stunning visuals.

Hope all of you, those whom I have known and played with over the years are all still around, doing well, and still playing PC games.

God Bless and happy 15 years!

PvK December 1st, 2014 01:03 PM

Re: Coming Up On 15 Years
Hi Atro. Have you tried out the Minecraft-like game where you build spaceships out of block and then can fly and fight with them?

Arkcon December 1st, 2014 11:06 PM

Re: Coming Up On 15 Years
Maybe once every couple of years, I reload SE4, with the TDM-Modpack, and play a game. Its always fun, in small bursts. Sometimes the AI wins, sometimes I beat the AI, but its getting there that's fun.

Alas, I don't play SE5, I lost the password, and I just don't care enough. Someday, maybe someday, I'll buy another copy. I was trying out the Balance Mod, and I did like it.

Anyway, its always nice to hear from the old timers, and reminisce.

Artaud August 9th, 2017 09:51 PM

Re: Coming Up On 15 Years
After all these years, I still play SE4. It takes only a few turns and then I'm hopelessly immersed in the game.

Cipher7071 September 26th, 2017 10:41 AM

Re: Coming Up On 15 Years
Just brushing off the dust, having a look around, and finding Artaud with a feather duster. A three-year hiatus even on this thread. Pretty quiet here too.

Arkcon October 2nd, 2017 05:20 AM

Re: Coming Up On 15 Years
I've gotten SEV, on STEAM. Boy, remember when I was one of the people who was against SEV on STEAM? What a lifesaver STEAM turned out to be, when I lost my CD access code,

SEV runs fine on my Surface. And the Balance mod really brings the game together. I play a little bit at a time, but in the end, real life wins out, and I have to stop.

EJ October 7th, 2017 11:28 AM

Re: Coming Up On 15 Years
I wonder...Is there a chance an SE6 will be made?

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