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by Kurt
Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Will FTL ever be updated again?
Replies: 20
Views: 12219

Re: Will FTL ever be updated again?

FTL is a game most competent programmers could replicate (excluding the music) over the course of a weekend. I will certainly grant that the development of the concept and playbalancing take longer than duplicating something. But considering the length of time it took the devs to make FTL, I think w...
by Kurt
Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Roguelike?
Replies: 13
Views: 9201

Re: Roguelike?

If you're looking at a dry definition of a "roguelike" and have never actually played Rogue, Nethack, Moria, etc, then I suppose, yes, some of those points might sound similar. But FTL has none of the feel of those games. In fact, the constant "advancing wave" pressure actively d...
by Kurt
Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Roguelike?
Replies: 13
Views: 9201

Roguelike?

In what way, besides the permadeath, is this game at all roguelike?
by Kurt
Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Tips, Strategy & Guides
Topic: Stealth and Federation Cruiser?
Replies: 8
Views: 8926

Re: Stealth and Federation Cruiser?

I have confirmed in the ship's layout definition in data.dat that the Fed cruiser is not capable of cloaking. In fact, from the way it's commented out, it looks like the "feature" of the Fed cruiser used to be that it included cloaking. I have successfully modded data.dat to re-enable the ...