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by veji1
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: About New AGEOD Engine
Replies: 40
Views: 12926

Re: About New AGEOD Engine

Yeah ! At last.

So based on the roman thing, I suppose we are looking at an AJE 2 sort of game.

I hope the game is dope so I can buy it and enjoy it.
by veji1
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: About New AGEOD Engine
Replies: 40
Views: 12926

Re: About New AGEOD Engine

Ace wrote:I am not encouraged. This is taking too long.

Neither am I, but let's see. If even if I am not encouraged, the fact that I still come here almost 3 years after WON was released speaks volume about my secret hope for a great game.
by veji1
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: About New AGEOD Engine
Replies: 40
Views: 12926

Re: About New AGEOD Engine

Thanks POCUS, you do what you can... My bet would then be a game based in antiquity, sort of AJE2 but with the possibility of also playing hellenic times.
by veji1
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Is this forum dead ?
Replies: 43
Views: 5658

Re: Is this forum dead ?

Pocus is the heart and sole of the development team. There are other full-time devs working on the project but it is Pocus' vision that drives everything. Philippe Thibaut was very much on the management side and supporting other devs to make games in the old engine. He contributed considerably in ...
by veji1
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Is this forum dead ?
Replies: 43
Views: 5658

Re: Is this forum dead ?

I find it a bit scary to be honest... I still hope we will get some nice new games in the future but who knows. Phil Thib and the "board game" feel are sort of the essence of what made AGEOD different, in an era of either hardcore simulation à la WITP or arcadish games with historical feel...
by veji1
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Wars of Napoleon
Topic: WoN current state
Replies: 38
Views: 7999

Re: WoN current state

I've played over 300 hours of WoN against the AI and after 2 full campaigns I gave up. There are so many problems with the game I finally uninstalled it as the devs are obviously not doing any improvements to the games which was a shame as I really was looking forward to a good Napoleon era game an...
by veji1
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: In the meantime, what do you play and why?
Replies: 30
Views: 6866

Re: In the meantime, what do you play and why?

While waiting for Ageod's game I also find myself very interester bya Agressors Ancient Rome that is being developped by Slitherine... Sort of an old school CIV/colonization feel to it.
by veji1
Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: AGEod's American Civil War
Topic: Still worth a purchase?
Replies: 6
Views: 17853

Re: Still worth a purchase?

It is still the best game they ever made simply put. Just like EUII or CIVII would still be a good buy 20 years later. This game is THE classic of their repertoire.
by veji1
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: In the meantime, what do you play and why?
Replies: 30
Views: 6866

Re: In the meantime, what do you play and why?

Well to get proper scouting you need to send actual units to place where they can see a lot : detached skirmishers do the job really well.
by veji1
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: In the meantime, what do you play and why?
Replies: 30
Views: 6866

Re: In the meantime, what do you play and why?

Is the AI auto compensating for losses as bad as said on Ultimate General? I did not bought it because of that. The problem is that the campaign is like in Robert Lee civil war, not a real campaign but battles after one another with imported results. Without a compensation mechanism one would face ...
by veji1
Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: In the meantime, what do you play and why?
Replies: 30
Views: 6866

Re: In the meantime, what do you play and why?

I have enjoyed Ultimate General civil war a lot, and have been indulging again into cycling manager and Crusader Kings 2.

I am waiting for a strategy game to excite my interest for a while now, Agressors Ancient Rome developped by Slitherine is intriguing to be honest.
by veji1
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Wars of Napoleon
Topic: WoN current state
Replies: 38
Views: 7999

Re: WoN current state

You must know, I am involved in a half dozen seven player games of WON. They are all going very well. We have met a few technical challenge which are easily solve with a tech officer who knows even a minimal amount about modding. Love the game, its complexity and the diplomatic interface. Really, t...
by veji1
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: is there anybody outthere....
Replies: 17
Views: 7260

Re: is there anybody outthere....

yep. As AGEOD gives us less and less biscuit, less and less people come. And those who come are more and more impatient and not as "happy chappy" as one could hope. At least that's my case. I suppose I should stop coming because I am not really being helpful, I feel like a whiny broken rec...
by veji1
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Wars of Napoleon
Topic: WoN current state
Replies: 38
Views: 7999

Re: WoN current state

It's a Spruce Goose. Like PON, a game that's just too big. yeah... The engine just cannot carry that many variables and moving parts. For it to work the engine should have been focused on the wargame and all the rest of the game should have been streamlined and card driven. Too bad really because t...
by veji1
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Wars of Napoleon
Topic: WoN current state
Replies: 38
Views: 7999

Re: WoN current state

I am sorry but I beg to differ in terms of your evaluation of this game. Having played two complete campaigns games and (documenting them earlier in this forum), I know of no finer game on the period. This game truly requires players to utilize Napoleonic Grand Tactics, and to understand the person...
by veji1
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Wars of Napoleon
Topic: WoN current state
Replies: 38
Views: 7999

Re: WoN current state

Small countrie should have made passive or "card" driven. The fact that the CP has to run all elements for them (diplo, production, troops movements, etc..) made the game unnecessarily heavy and messy.
by veji1
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: WSS Technical support / Aide technique
Topic: Post Battle Review - Difficulty in INterrogating Results
Replies: 5
Views: 3419

Re: Post Battle Review - Difficulty in INterrogating Results

This has alwasy been a very very frustrating aspect of the battle report, never being able to scroll down.
by veji1
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Cuartel General WON
Topic: A quien pueda interesar (seguramente a nadie)
Replies: 15
Views: 3288

Re: A quien pueda interesar (seguramente a nadie)

Si.. Habian intentado hacer algo demasiado compicado y sin admitir su error. Una pena..
by veji1
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: Wars of Succession will be released on January 25th
Replies: 6
Views: 1328

Re: Wars of Succession will be released on January 25th

See, I have to be honest here I am still flabbergasted by the way this game has been promoted all the way to its release... I want to support you guys but this has been an utter disaster : - No keeping the community of established or potential customers interested by some regular tidbits on the work...
by veji1
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: Wars of Succession will be released on January 25th
Replies: 6
Views: 1328

Re: Wars of Succession will be released on January 25th

I am shocked ! news at last ! Let's have a look now for what lies inside the game. Thanks to the team !
by veji1
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: So.... When? When is the game comming?
Replies: 25
Views: 7606

Re: So.... When? When is the game comming?

In honestly don't understand how could the game be released in the coming weeks and no further info/screenshot/feature explanation be given here since then. It's really frustrating tbh, and it makes us fans sound lik whiny sissies which is even more frustrating.
by veji1
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: So.... When? When is the game comming?
Replies: 25
Views: 7606

Re: So.... When? When is the game comming?

Cool, thanks for the news.
by veji1
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: So.... When? When is the game comming?
Replies: 25
Views: 7606

Re: So.... When? When is the game comming?

So I assume "marketing guys" have taken the whole team hostage right ?
by veji1
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: New game engine title?
Replies: 14
Views: 11725

Re: New game engine title?

Marketing guys should be shot, for one of two reasons : - Either because they are responsible for lack of transparency, withering the link between a developper and its potential customers. - Or because they are the convenient scapegoats for delayed developments and difficulties in the studio, in whi...
by veji1
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: When is the release date?
Replies: 14
Views: 6057

Re: When is the release date?

Cool, thanks for the answer, looking forward to more info when you can on game features and such.
by veji1
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: When is the release date?
Replies: 14
Views: 6057

Re: When is the release date?

Philthib, this is a poor answere and you know it. We might sound a bit like whiny all hags, but at heart we are customers who are genuinely interested in your games and who have done our bit to help make them better and spread the word on how good they were, when they were really good. I have no dou...
by veji1
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: Rivers
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Re: Rivers

I did raise this issue several times in the preparation of NCP2 : Key fortresses, be it because they control river crossings or access to mountain passes have to be properly implemented so that the seige heavy warfare of the era is well represented. Even key battles at the time took place where they...
by veji1
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: So.... When? When is the game comming?
Replies: 25
Views: 7606

Re: So.... When? When is the game comming?

I hope so too because the forum is dying as you know.. Some diehards who still play AJE or other games still come, but many many true longterm customers and fans pop by less and less... Sure forum activity isn't important per se, and I sometimes wonder if you wouldn't be better off just merging your...
by veji1
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: So.... When? When is the game comming?
Replies: 25
Views: 7606

Re: So.... When? When is the game comming?

Lots of games hey ??? which ones ?!
by veji1
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: test
Replies: 6
Views: 2160

Re: test

Hi there, if the test is indeed to check if we are still waiting for something, we do.... I have bought quite a few Ageod games, loved AACW to bits, on my top3 ever list, but since then have suffered immensely while trying to love your games with long turn resolutions and poor overmatched AIs in com...

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