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by CanoeMan
Sun Oct 22, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: Think Tank
Topic: Flags to Show Players' Nationality
Replies: 11
Views: 2269

Plus, you can demoralize the enemy by nuking their place of birth!
by CanoeMan
Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:51 am
Forum: Strategic Air Command
Topic: Just got game and i lose always.
Replies: 11
Views: 4070

First of all, remember that you get twice as many points for killing people as you do for saving them. So, points wise, there is such a thing as "acceptable losses". As long as you kill more then half of what you die, you'll still come out ahead. So the important thing is to kill people! S...
by CanoeMan
Wed Oct 18, 2006 3:48 pm
Forum: Strategic Air Command
Topic: Bombing Issues - help
Replies: 13
Views: 4411

It's never a problem for me. The Red navigation marker is great, because it lets you see if you missed setting a bomber on SRBM mode.

I just set them all on SRBM mode, then right click allt he time until I've gotten them in a nice big fleet. Then I send them of towards their targets.
by CanoeMan
Thu Oct 12, 2006 10:20 pm
Forum: Strategic Air Command
Topic: Berring Straight
Replies: 11
Views: 3715

I always go over greenland when I do it. North American is pretty defenseless if you can place two carrier fleets up there.
by CanoeMan
Wed Oct 11, 2006 11:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Defcon Fightin' Talk
Replies: 32
Views: 5802

It started when I sent a wave of bombers from my carrier group and took out the US east cost. My comment: "I've always wanted to visit Washington. I guess I'm too late!" His reply was to hit my London with four or five nukes, after which he comments: "I hear London is nice this time o...
by CanoeMan
Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:25 pm
Forum: Strategic Air Command
Topic: Attacking Europe
Replies: 15
Views: 5312

The trouble for europe seems to be that you can't really hide what you're doing since it's so easily scouted. While Russia, for example, can build up a massive heap of bombers out of radar range and then just swarm over the european defenses. And europe will have trouble responding since it doesn't ...
by CanoeMan
Sat Sep 30, 2006 1:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Guilty and Depressed
Replies: 5
Views: 1484

I don't feel guilty as the sounds of sick people coughing and crying in the background makes it feel like something has alreadcy happened (a conventional covert strike, biological warfare, etc) and that I'm down in the bunker with a bunch of civilians as well as military personel. It IS really depre...
by CanoeMan
Sat Sep 30, 2006 1:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Official Sales?
Replies: 19
Views: 4745

Yeah, ~5000 buyers in the first four hours is pretty good!

Anyone know how many units have to be sold for IV to break even? I mean, they have spent a lot of money on this project (18 months worth of wages + all the other stuff needed to make a game), and they are selling it for insanely cheap.
by CanoeMan
Sat Sep 30, 2006 11:19 am
Forum: Strategic Air Command
Topic: bomber bombed out.....
Replies: 18
Views: 6817

That's strange, never happened to me. Sure it didn't just get shot down?
by CanoeMan
Wed Sep 27, 2006 8:05 am
Forum: Introversion News
Topic: Defcon has GONE GOLD!
Replies: 65
Views: 57450

Jay! Golden Happiness! I wonder what happens with these gold discs after they're used. To they send them back to IV so they can keep them for safe keeping? Do they just throw them away? Sell them? Is there a Big Vault Of Gold Discs (called Fort Hacks, I believe) where every gold disc ever produced i...
by CanoeMan
Mon Sep 25, 2006 6:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Four days left...
Replies: 30
Views: 3131

Four days left...

...until Launch Day. Does that mean we're at Defcon 5?


(This is my first post. Just wanted to say hi!)

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