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by guanotwozero
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Carthage Ai
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: Carthage Ai

It happens sometimes. I find that if Carthage is present in Sicily by the time I get there, then I usually end up in conflict. However, sometimes they're absent from Sicily - in which case they usually stay out of my area unless I take the fight to North Africa. They sure can be active in Numidia & ...
by guanotwozero
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Is there any way to give or return territory to allies?
Replies: 35
Views: 2147

Re: Is there any way to give or return territory to allies?

... Our discussion started when you said "An occupied territory should not be managed like an owned one", and I disagreed with your proposed change, thinking that you mean that we should never be able to fully manage a conquered region, even if we want to, while war is ongoing and peace not signed ...
by guanotwozero
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Is there any way to give or return territory to allies?
Replies: 35
Views: 2147

Re: Is there any way to give or return territory to allies?

But if you want to conquer the region, and you defeat all resistance, I see not reasons why you could not, even while the war is ongoing without peace in sight, destroy/build buildings, try to collect food/money from peasants or trying to make them accept you as their new ruler. Of course, to bring...
by guanotwozero
Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Is there any way to give or return territory to allies?
Replies: 35
Views: 2147

Re: Is there any way to give or return territory to allies?

... This is extremely unrealistic, since in reality, he who has complete control of the region, can build/destroy buildings, tax people, etc. No mater how unwilling peasants are, unless they openly revolt, they can only work less or pay less taxes (which is already simulated by "just conquered" and...
by guanotwozero
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: New Website Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 4816

Re: New Website Issues

VPaulus wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:21 am
You've to go to the forum and then login via the forum login:
https://www.matrixgames.com/forums/loginflat.asp
OK, that worked, thanks! Chrome+Matrix now working properly.
by guanotwozero
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: New Website Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 4816

Re: New Website Issues

If you are logged via Firefox than you'll be only logged in that browser. If you want to use Chrome (or any other browser) than you need also to login via that browser. I did log in via Chrome; going to the forum it says I'm logged in as "guest" and cannot post. Using Chrome to log in to the Slithe...
by guanotwozero
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Site Feedback
Topic: New Website Issues
Replies: 20
Views: 4816

Re: New Website Issues

Hi! On Firefox I can see the Slitherine site & forum just fine but I'm having problems with the Matrix side. I've been having frequent "400 Bad Request" errors on the Matrix forum, and just today on the main sales page too. Earlier today the forum seemed fine and I managed a post, but immediately af...
by guanotwozero
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise
Replies: 39
Views: 4092

Re: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise

My expectations are quite low. Than I hear "Slitherine" I think "casualized gaming", and casualizing will kill the MoM. Happy to be wrong in this case. Well, my first Slitherine purchase was CMANO, many years ago: http://www.slitherine.com/products/483/details/Command.Modern.Air.Naval.Operations.Wa...
by guanotwozero
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise
Replies: 39
Views: 4092

Re: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise

Adraeth wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:25 am
Master of Magic map, spells and ..... battles just like Field of Glory 2?
Sold out! :D
Great Idea!

Request that Byzantine Games starts work on unit models for lizardmen halberdiers, hellhounds, air ships, etc. forthwith. :D
by guanotwozero
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise
Replies: 39
Views: 4092

Re: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise

Oh Good! I'd love to see a version which has updated graphics but otherwise identical to the original. OK... as well as an up-to-date adaptation. Suggest new game allows such a choice.
by guanotwozero
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Unwanted Regions
Replies: 17
Views: 1287

Re: Unwanted Regions

If you see an enemy stack building up across the border it seems it should be wiser to cross the border, destroy it and return, rather than wait for it to invade and ravage a region first. The current decadence penalty reverses this reasoning - surely this can't be right?
by guanotwozero
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Guns, Germs and Steel
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: Guns, Germs and Steel

I was fascinated by that book and I agree it would make a good basis for a game. However, that would most likely be a 4X game which takes a population from clan to empire over aeons of history, rather than a Grand Strategy game like FoGE that concentrates on a distinct period of history - a snapshot...
by guanotwozero
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Steam Guide updated!
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Steam Guide updated!

Many thanks! I have it permanently on the next tab.
by guanotwozero
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Does have more than one needed for the Bonus give me more bonus?
Replies: 24
Views: 941

Re: Does have more than one needed for the Bonus give me more bonus?

Ragu777 wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:40 am
but if it look like this, you will need manually calculate ALL bonuses and modifiers, especially if you upgrade building
Maybe use a different visual cue to show totals and components, such as:

Estimated changes:
Food: 5
Money: 5 (including 5 bonus from Tar)
by guanotwozero
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: (bug) Let my little people grow!
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: (bug) Let my little people grow!

It's an irony of the ancient world that the best epidemic/famine survivors are eunuch slaves.
by guanotwozero
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Anyone having fun?
Replies: 17
Views: 1399

Re: Anyone having fun?

Maybe it would be useful to have a building ledger that lists what is being built in each region, with regions grouped by province and provinces color coded or separated in some obvious way, so you can see at a glance what is being built, and verify that you’re build something in every province. Th...
by guanotwozero
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Anyone having fun?
Replies: 17
Views: 1399

Re: Anyone having fun?

I never use the province interface, so maybe it's the problem. I want to go to every region and decide what they build. You say it's better to have all regions but 1 remain idle and use all the infrastructure pool to flash-build a building and then move to the next one. That means you'd want to see...
by guanotwozero
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Decadence is ruining this game for me...
Replies: 33
Views: 1567

Re: Decadence is ruining this game for me...

I really like the decadence system, but I agree it's quite a learning curve. As others attest, I do OK if I don't expand too quickly, manage my slaves judiciously and build copious culture buildings. One of the early priorities is to build slave markets, especially in the capital, as that's importan...
by guanotwozero
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Some pre-purchase questions
Replies: 7
Views: 405

Re: Some pre-purchase questions

One thing to add - if you buy from Slitherine/Matrix, they give you a Steam key.
by guanotwozero
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires - Tech Support
Topic: The Incredible Shrinking Farmers
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: The Incredible Shrinking Farmers

This happens whenever there are only slaves in a region, it will never grow again. Yep, that's it - I've just encountered this again. I suggest that's a bug - during any population shrinkage, the last citizen should be preserved. Or else there should be some sort of population transfer mechanic.

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