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Incline Non-post apocalyptic sci-fi RPG thread

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by rusty_shackleford, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. RNGsus True Neutral Patron

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    There was a war?
     
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  2. Galdred Studio Draconis Patron Developer

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    I also forgot to mention Starsector in my list of "Spaceship RPG-ish games".
    It is basically Mount and Blade in space in 2D:
    I played it ages ago, and it was already quite open ended and fun.


    It probably counts even less as an RPG than Mount and Blade, but the gameplay loop is rather similar except you control a flotilla of 2D spaceships instead of a warband.
    I think it is still in development (and has been forever, but there has been a lot of progress made, which is another thing that feesl like MnB...)
     
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  3. Catacombs Magister Patron

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    Yes. It never changed.
     
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  4. Catacombs Magister Patron

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    The game is still in development, but it's definitely playable. I had a blast for the few weeks I played it nonstop.
     
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  5. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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  6. bataille Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    http://www.roguebasin.com/index.php?title=PRIME

    Mechanically, it's a nethack variant, but the interesting part is its flavour: a hilariously nonsensical collage of random sci-fi creatures, weapons, and technology. You really need to play it to see how crazy it is.

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    This is probably my favourite source
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    Uh... okay.
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    Phew, that was close.
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  7. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    Does E.Y.E.: Divine Cybermancy qualify? I haven't played it, but I've heard it's pretty weird.
     
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  8. jebsmoker Magister Patron

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    Insert Title Here Strap Yourselves In
    'pretty weird' doesn't really give credit to how weird EYE *is*. the entire game feels like you're in a hazy fever dream - this is accented by the shoddy french to english translation, the art and lighting design, and even some of the design decisions. you get dice rolls when you shoot people, because, i don't know, the devs decided a source total conversions needs dice rolls added for damage when you shoot someone. it does work, but it feels almost out of place

    and yes, it does qualify
     
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  9. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    These are actually (sort of) the same game :M
    Mars Saga was updated and re-released as Mines of Titan.
     
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  10. Lady_Retard █▓▒░ ░▒▓█ Patron

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    Looks promising.
     
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  11. Catacombs Magister Patron

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    I'm curious if anyone's played it. If so, how do you like it? Steam reviews seem :fabulouslyoptimistic:
     
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  12. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    Played it a while back, has had a lot of updates since then. The content that was available was pretty good. Not sure when it will be released though so we have to wait a few more years :negative:
     
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  15. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    Starflight is pretty amazing for being released in '86, not sure how I overlooked it before.
    The Amiga version seems to have a lot of improvements. The Genesis version is an arcade-y remake(with largely the same story), I'd recommend the Amiga version.
    The Atari ST version released inbetween the Amiga and Genesis version, anyone know if it has differences?
     
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  16. Galdred Studio Draconis Patron Developer

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    My thoughts when I played it: Great potential, but too little content. But it was more than 1 year ago.
    The developer is among the most dedicated I have talked to.
     
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  17. Lord_Potato Arcane

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    How come nobody mentioned Mars: War Logs and Technomancer by Spiders?
    It's low tech sci fi with subtle post-apoc elements.

    A Solar system wide cataclysm cut contact between human colonies on Mars and Earth. The people of the colonies had to learn to survive on their own. In absence of a functional government the most powerful companies - water corporations responsible for distribution of most crucial resource, stepped in and created quasi-state entities, which quickly started to wage wars on one another for the riches of the Red Planet.

    The tech is low - much knowledge was lost in the conflicts, there are no space travels, the most advanced technology are fast trains that connect major cities. Mars rovers of the first colonists are treated as relics. On the other hand, genetics is quite developped, as a response to the mutating effect of Mars radiation (most inhuman enemies you meet in game are the mutated animals brought from Earth; humans also mutate if exposed to radiation, mutants are persecuted and treated as slaves).

    It's a decent series with a fascinating world. Looking forward to the next installment.
     
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  18. Taka-Haradin puolipeikko Prestigious Gentleman Filthy Kalinite Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Bubbles In Memoria
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  19. FritzedProcess Erudite

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    Actually it was more Diablo-like, if memory serves me right. I downloaded it back in 2001 over a 56k connection (took a lot of time and GetRight, as you can imagine). Finished it over a weekend. I liked the sci-fi theme (it had an Aliens vibe), but it got grindy and repetitive after a few levels.
     
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    From the top of my head.

    Albion
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    Mines of Titan
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    Alien Logic (more of a hybrid, but beggars can't be choosers)
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    Whale's Voyage 1 & 2
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    Xenomorph
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    Star Cruiser 1 & 2
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    StarFire
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    Cosmic Soldier
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    Cosmic Soldier 2
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  21. holla_cabezas_de_mierda Arcane

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    star wolves 3

    void expanse-not sure it qualifies, was better than I expected though
     
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  23. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    I tried to play this and the 3D scenes gave me motion sickness.
    Seems like a really great game(I only got probably an hour or so in) otherwise.
     
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    These games are the reason the OP has the disclaimer
     
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    Everything is post-apocalyptic. The whole human recorded history can be seen as post-apocalyptic (in particular from the point of view of a dinosaur or a neanderthal).
     
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