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by chieftain
Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:34 am
Forum: Pandora - First Contact
Topic: Espionage [general discusion]
Replies: 14
Views: 2924

Re: Espionage [general discusion]

Wow, that escalated rather unexpectedly. Thanks everyone for their comments and input. Please don't take my post about espionage as a rant or complain, rather a source of discussion about game mechanics. I was a bit surprised when I encountered espionage in the new expansion, since I presumed the me...
by chieftain
Tue Sep 23, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: Pandora - First Contact
Topic: Espionage [general discusion]
Replies: 14
Views: 2924

Espionage [general discusion]

In general, defense against enemy agents is fairly easy, get vision, spot agents, use fast units to eliminate them before they reach your city. But what can you do when your city center is 4 or less hexes away from enemy city center, who is spaming agents every turn (see picture below)? You can't at...
by chieftain
Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: Pandora : Tech Support
Topic: Linux fog
Replies: 13
Views: 3457

Re: Linux fog

ELF errors are usually caused due to architecture differences, eg. running 32-bit app on 64 bit systems without proper support. If you are running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit you should run the 32-bit executable and vice versa, 64 bit executable on 64-bit Ubuntu. You can run 32-bit app on a 64-bit Ubunt...
by chieftain
Tue Nov 19, 2013 6:28 am
Forum: Pandora : Tech Support
Topic: Linux fog
Replies: 13
Views: 3457

Re: Linux fog

You downloaded a zipped file Pandora-Release-Linux.zip , which contains two additional zipped files Pandora-Release-Linux-x86_32.zip and Pandora-Release-Linux-x86_64.zip . You have to extract the Pandora-Release-Linux-x86_64.zip first and then open this newly unzipped file again with Archiver. There...
by chieftain
Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:16 am
Forum: Pandora - First Contact
Topic: City Growth
Replies: 6
Views: 1652

Re: City Growth

If I read the documentation correctly, the population growth is heavily influenced by morale of the city (and by a polution). Because AI has a bonus advantage on medium+ difficulty settings, it should have a bigger population growth by default. Later in the game, when you research buildings that inc...
by chieftain
Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Pandora : Tech Support
Topic: Linux fog
Replies: 13
Views: 3457

Re: Linux fog

Lets try again shall we. Ubuntu 12.04. Downloaded the file. i assume that since I have a 64 bit laptop, i am supposed to choose the 64 bit file. i choose the file Pandora in the binaries folder. nothing happens. The default app that is trying to open th file is pyar2, which only asks me to save the...
by chieftain
Sat Nov 16, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Pandora - First Contact
Topic: Question about Linux version
Replies: 11
Views: 3236

Re: Question about Linux version

I learned about this game only yesterday and I insta bought it because SMAC&Linux. After first night of gameplay, I can say that this game works very well on my slightly outdated machine (C2D, Radeon 5670 with open source drivers). Framerate is good (high quality textures, medium shadows, vsync, no ...

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