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by olepi
Wed May 20, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Global buffs/debuffs due to story arcs and Task Forces
Replies: 6
Views: 3485

Re: Global buffs/debuffs due to story arcs and Task Forces

Cool! I hope to get to try it out!
by olepi
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: What's Cooking
Topic: The Next Event
Replies: 23
Views: 4500

Re: The Next Event

I would like to participate, but probably won't be able to if we have to download the whole game every day. My internet is very slow, especially now, and since I work from home, I can't devote the entire day to downloading. In the last event, it took me over 8 hours to download the game, and I could...
by olepi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Requested Improvements to SoH
Topic: UI scaling problem
Replies: 0
Views: 1090

UI scaling problem

The tooltips, top menu items, and power bars seemed too small, so I found a UI Scale function in the settings menu. It does exactly what I want, except I set it to 100% and now the menu takes up the screen, and the top half is off the screen. I can't reach it to set it back. Started looking into the...
by olepi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Evening, 8 EST in the US
Replies: 10
Views: 1850

Re: Thursday Evening, 8 EST in the US

It takes me 8 hours to download the game, so I only get a short time in the evenings to play. I'll probably bring a low level support character and just try to heal and buff people. Maybe can avoid some of the slaughter that way :)
by olepi
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: List of bugs I found.
Replies: 8
Views: 1823

Re: List of bugs I found.

I noticed the same thing about ice, the bolts seem invisible. The powers bar and the menus at the top are in such small font that they are almost unreadable. If I go into windowed/full screen those menus are totally unreadable. I couldn't figure out any way to enlarge them. With the powers so small,...
by olepi
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Requested Improvements to SoH
Topic: A smart patcher/updater would be nice
Replies: 2
Views: 1120

A smart patcher/updater would be nice

At my dismal download speed, it takes 8 hours to download the game. Working at home, if I pause the download to do some work, there is no way to resume the download. It would be great to have a smart patcher that could update only the files that changed, and to allow a pause and resume function. Pro...
by olepi
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: The Best Part of the Community Event
Topic: Fantastic! no, really, Fantastic!
Replies: 0
Views: 873

Fantastic! no, really, Fantastic!

I've been playing the CoH restart, so this is from the perspective of someone who is playing the old CoH every day. This game, SoH, is beautiful. The city is beautiful, especially at night. I don't get that feeling very often in the old CoH. It was a blast to just run around, but then I found some e...
by olepi
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Who Wants to Play with the CCT?
Replies: 21
Views: 4303

Re: Who Wants to Play with the CCT?

How about this for a name?

"A Ship of Heroes comes to battle the evil COVID-19 Empire?"
by olepi
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: What's Cooking
Topic: Street Fighting Video is Live on YouTube
Replies: 8
Views: 2654

Re: Street Fighting Video is Live on YouTube

What I meant by not looking hero-y was the long time it took to kill the mobs. Them being higher than you so that you have time to use all your powers is the perfect explanation.

However, if I had to gripe about something, it would be that it wasn't obvious what level they were :mrgreen:
by olepi
Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: What's Cooking
Topic: Street Fighting Video is Live on YouTube
Replies: 8
Views: 2654

Re: Street Fighting Video is Live on YouTube

This brought up something I've been thinking about: how hard is the game going to be? At the beginning? At the end? I remember when I first started CoH back in 2004, my ill/emp controller had one attack power, and brawl. It took forever to kill something, even at my own level. Of course, by the end,...
by olepi
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: What's Cooking
Topic: Street Fighting Video is Live on YouTube
Replies: 8
Views: 2654

Re: Street Fighting Video is Live on YouTube

This looks really good. Probably the best looking video yet.

If I had to complain about something, it would be that the hero doesn't look too "heroey". The fight takes a long time to kill what I presume is 3 minions. A real superhero should be able to one-shot at least one of them.
by olepi
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Ask the Devs
Topic: Melee Combat
Replies: 2
Views: 2486

Re: Melee Combat

One of my favorite playstyles in the old CoH was the "blapper", a blaster who also has very powerful melee attacks. Although they can be killed rather easily, blasters have a lot of damage output. Some of them also have very powerful melee attacks, although this means they have to get close to the e...
by olepi
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Speed of Melee Combat
Replies: 7
Views: 3557

Re: The Speed of Melee Combat

I think it looks pretty good; it looks playable even in this early form. It is a mistake to compare a new game from a small indy studio to a long-running game from a large professional studio like City of Heroes. CoH is now at the top of its game, after a lot of development and tuning. The high wate...
by olepi
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Ask the Devs
Topic: Custom Graphics
Replies: 13
Views: 6733

Re: Custom Graphics

PotBS did this with sails, you can submit designs for symbols on sails and they approve it and put them into the game.

A similar question is: can we change the colors and look of the powers? The old CoH allows this.
by olepi
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Crafting
Replies: 20
Views: 7877

Re: Crafting

I guess the first question to ask is: what is there to craft? Is this going to be a gear game, with armor and weapons to be crafted? Or is it like CoH where you really don't have armor and weapons, so crafting is basically for stims and enhancements? Can we craft badges? The next question is: how im...

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