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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 1/28/2018 7:54:07 PM   
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Yes, Federation ships of the stated classes. Phased movement that was pre-plotted, plasma and photon torpedoes, various classes of phasers, disrupters, and suicide shuttles. SFB was a great game. It was actually such a good game that it suffered a similar fate to another great game, Squad Leader. Both were developed far too far, adding too many levels of complexity that utterly destroyed their playability.

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 1/29/2018 3:05:32 AM   
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success with Starfleet Command 3 i might just add here - i installed it again and this time am running it through DXwnd and it runs beautifully in a windowed mode - maybe dxwnd might help me get SFC2 OP going properly again too

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 1/29/2018 10:30:45 AM   
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success with Starfleet Command 3 i might just add here - i installed it again and this time am running it through DXwnd and it runs beautifully in a windowed mode - maybe dxwnd might help me get SFC2 OP going properly again too


Glad to read that! In my case, I did not have to use DXwnd for SFCOP, actually I don´t even have DXwnd runining any more, just used it for Talonsoft´s BoB, but since having EGtBR, I don´t use BoB any more, so no need for DXwnd.

As for SFC-3, well as E stated, it´s not the same as SFC-1/OP, it´s a light version with eye-candy but hey alot of other games are like that! The most important is that you have FUN playing it!

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 1/29/2018 11:27:57 AM   
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i like SFC 3 also - actually being that i am often terrible at trying to survive even just a 1 on 1 duel in the SFC games, if SFC 3 can be a little easier that is fine by me - i still find it a challenge. I played a duel with a romulan ship as the opponent and it was having a field day cloaking and reappearing behind me to blast my enterprise some more - so this i find plenty hard - but i do also like 1 and 2 and am glad i can find a way to make them work, dxwnd is working out quite well as a solution - it helped me to also get M1 Tank Platoon 2 up and working on windows 10, a feat otherwise impossible

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 1/29/2018 1:59:33 PM   
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I have SFC3 can't get it too work. I will try your suggestions. SFB just went way too far with the expansions. I still play Federation Space.


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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 1/29/2018 6:30:10 PM   
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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 1/30/2018 12:35:14 PM   
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Well, we should be talking about old AH titles, so which AH title do you still have/play now days?

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 1/30/2018 7:48:07 PM   
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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 1/30/2018 9:52:09 PM   
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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/17/2018 8:53:40 PM   
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Kampfgruppe and Mech Brigade by SSI.

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/17/2018 9:37:44 PM   
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Oh man, I loved that episode
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SFC2...

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/17/2018 9:57:52 PM   
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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/17/2018 11:58:54 PM   
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I have SFC3 can't get it too work. I will try your suggestions. SFB just went way too far with the expansions. I still play Federation Space.

SFC3 is a nearly completely different game. The real trick to SFB is NOT to get into the expansions. Heck, the original ziplock with only six ships is still fun.

However, Federation Space and SFB is a fantastic combo... run the war in Federation Space and fight the battles in SFB.







What-if SFB was as pretty as Federation Commander?...





beautiful images, now why couldnt this just be ported over to a digital format given an AI and sold as that ?

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/18/2018 8:53:56 AM   
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Totally!

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/18/2018 10:57:53 AM   
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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/18/2018 1:34:31 PM   
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Victory Games/Avalon Hill 5th Fleet PC...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXCZPNo92HI

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Ahoy!

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/18/2018 2:04:43 PM   
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Well, we should be talking about old AH titles, so which AH title do you still have/play now days?

I did not know AH has edited games.
I thought he was dead in South America from what some fools say ..

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/18/2018 2:51:22 PM   
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I had to think a bit....

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/18/2018 5:52:35 PM   
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Sure wish they redo or remake Birth of the Federation, had a blast playing that game back then.

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RE: Old games from Avalon Hill - 2/18/2018 9:20:44 PM   
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