SGJ Podcast #19: Random Rambly Bits of Randomness, and Physics!

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  1. Nes Anderson says:

    Steam Horders, the movie!
    I’m so bad about it, I’ve gotten just about every humble bundle since 3 or 4.. (including some of the weekly bundles) I’ve never regretted a purchase, even if I only actually enjoyed one or two of the games.
    However my list is getting huge. 83 games… and I have only outright purchased maybe 2 or 3.

    • Nes Anderson says:

      As for freelancer… Holy hell the game is great… sadly its pretty buggy to run a server :< lots of inherent flaws that make it difficult to enjoy. It was also one of the very few games that I used almost purely newtonian physics. I would thrust with afterburners, jerking and jogging back and forth, reversing to slow down and so forth… The AI had a very hard time catching up to me at such high speeds and so many high G turns.
      As for why it slows you down, usually its something stupid like RCS thrusters setting your 'top speed' :P

      Endless space's combat makes me sad. I just can't feel it, I wanted to do so much more with it… but the RPS system just pissed me off :< I was pinched on either side by two forces.. one side needed one type of military while the other needed another… so I made both… then brought them to bear.. yet before I reached their planets they had already switched gears and both sides of my military got wiped out.

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