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still playing... and loving it! - 4/8/2015 1:17:15 PM   
Mario Vallée


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I did not play FoF for some 5 years. But last weekend I start a new game again AI (my usual partner can't start the game on his new computer) and I had a lot of fun. What a great game! Simply love it. I hope you guys make a new strategic level game after Brother Against Brother.

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RE: still playing - 4/13/2015 2:59:15 PM   
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I agree. I dig this out every so often. I get torn between this and GG's WBTS. Each have something great about them and I do enjoy them both.

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RE: still playing - 4/14/2015 8:07:17 PM   
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Thanks! It's great to know people are still playing.

You'll no doubt find it interesting to see how much our tactical engine has evolved. The unit sprites in "Brother against Brother" are the same, but so much has changed.

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RE: still playing - 4/14/2015 11:07:34 PM   
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I too play Forge of Freedom vs. the AI a lot. Sure wish a small update focusing on AI's defense of Richmond, poor AI production management, and maybe a slightly larger map would come out. I know ... I know ... I can "mod" the game to address some of these issues. But I'm not confident enough in my computer skills to even try. Enjoy the game despite my complaining.

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RE: still playing - 4/16/2015 6:43:44 PM   
Mario Vallée


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Hi Gil. I'm sure Brother against Brother will be a great game. But I am more a grand strategic gamer. So I prefer way more FoF. I really wont you guys to do a FoF2 one of those days. Any chance in a near future ?

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RE: still playing - 4/17/2015 7:39:36 PM   
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Nimrod 9th,
I hear you, but at this point, unfortunately, the chance of such a patch is less than 1% -- we have a single programmer whose time is spread thinly enough as is on current projects, plus the testing team is no longer active. (I guess I've always wanted to say "Let's get the boys back on the road," and this would be a chance to do that.)

Both,
We would love to do a FOF2, but that would require using a new engine that doesn't exist yet, and would take Eric about a year to program. So it is not an undertaking done lightly. Our basic position on this is that we certainly do not rule it out, and personally would love to do it, but we already have our next two years' worth of releases planned. Which means the earliest we might return to FOF would be three years from now.


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RE: still playing - 4/18/2015 1:17:44 PM   
Mario Vallée


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Three years. That's not so bad. I could wait.
But if I win some big $$ at the loto, I will call you guys for a special contract so you could finish FoF2 ASAP.

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