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Old January 11th, 2015, 10:38 PM

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Default Roguelike Highlight on Approaching Infinity

I'm tooting my own horn a bit, but I thought people here might be interested in reading the Roguelike Highlight I wrote about Approaching Infinity on my blog:

http://waltorious.wordpress.com/2015...hing-infinity/

Please let me know if I made any mistakes in there somewhere!
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Old January 12th, 2015, 02:01 AM

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wow, what a great article! (if I do say so myself...)

I think you really summed up the game. I'm also really pleased with the impressions it made on you: the different challenges you faced in different parts of the game... It's great to read about you discovering the layers of depth. Very exciting to me.

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it also challenges me to add even more new things to the game, so that there will always be something *new* for you to find... Have you met the Narcratu? Found alien pylons? Seen a Sargasso sector, or a planet farm, or Been down a black hole?

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Old January 12th, 2015, 08:11 PM

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wow, what a great article! (if I do say so myself...)
it also challenges me to add even more new things to the game, so that there will always be something *new* for you to find... Have you met the Narcratu? Found alien pylons? Seen a Sargasso sector, or a planet farm, or Been down a black hole?
I think I met some Narcratu deep in some caves, but I never met their ships. And I did go down a black hole. Actually I found a planet in the black hole, with caves that were completely devoid of life. When I surfaced from the cave I was on a different planet, but still in the black hole. It was kind of weird, but also kind of cool. The planet was the site of a Gruff quest, so I don't know if that had something to do with why it spawned.

The other stuff you mention I haven't seen yet, I don't think, so I'm glad to here there will be even more cool stuff for my next journey!

I do think my inclination to fully explore planets and caves dulled somewhat when I started finding lots of really deep (infinite?) caves that weren't very different from one another. So I eventually stopped exploring caves. I'm not sure if that's actually a problem, though!
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Waltorious,
Could you please send me an email to saunders72 [at] Hotmail [dot] com
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