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popcorn2008
10-23-2005, 10:37 PM
So the resource managment in EaW is supposed to be very steam lined and automated. Being that for every planet you capture, the more resources you are able to bring in to support your side. There may also be additional ways of bringing in resources, but not many have been released.

My question to you is, in your opinion, does this make the game far to simplistic? Or do you think that the new system will allow more control over strategy? and less focus on the tedious task of collecting resources?

Hey, its something new to discuss lol.

GhOsT-Jedi
10-23-2005, 10:50 PM
I like the idea of not needing robots to go collect barries as the guy in the video stated but why not have some type of governing system? Raise and lower taxes,search for certain resourses stuff like that.

Slave.
10-23-2005, 11:11 PM
I love the idea. I would rather focus my efforts on controlling my units non stop. I can't count the number of times I've been playing an RTS, had to leave the battle for some reason, and come back to find my army slaughtered, even if I only leave for a few seconds.

lukeiamyourdad
10-24-2005, 12:12 AM
It's alright. I like it both ways (EaW way or "click-on-unit-and-click-on-ressource) if it's done well.

I don't think it's too simplistic. It's another type of complication. I also don't think it's as easy as just capturing every planet you can to get more ressources.
I suspect a planet's population morale will be a factor in determining the flow of credits. Also, if x planet by default doesn't like your faction, it could bring in less ressources. There's also the trade routes.

I think there'll be enough to make it complicated enough.

popcorn2008
10-24-2005, 04:06 PM
The problem I have with it, is I like to have the feeling of knowing what kind of money Im going to be getting. With this it seems like your gonna be in a rush to capture planets to get money.

Darth Windu
10-24-2005, 11:52 PM
A similar resource system existed in Star Trek: Birth of the Federation. Captured planets would increase your credits-per-turn, and also the amount of ships you had depended upon how many planets you had, and what their production capacity was.

FroZticles
10-25-2005, 08:15 AM
I think the system is too simply and will get boring very fast.

gamefreak
10-25-2005, 05:06 PM
In this game it appears that you only need money (no wood, food etc...) so it makes it simple in a good way.

If you had multiple resources then I would want a more hands on control over resources

lukeiamyourdad
10-25-2005, 08:53 PM
We still don't know exactly how it would be handled. There's nothing too simplistic if planet morale is a factor. It might even be more complicated.

gamefreak
10-26-2005, 10:42 AM
Point taken

starmark2k
10-26-2005, 01:25 PM
As the DEvs have said trade routes will play a part in the game i think these will have a huge effect on your resources for example if you own correllia and coruscant that trade route would be higher than one between yavin and hoth.

This also leads to a theory of mine that we will be able to steal resourses by blocking trade routes.

popcorn2008
10-27-2005, 02:16 PM
This also leads to a theory of mine that we will be able to steal resourses by blocking trade routes.
That would be an awesome feature to have.

-=Nuke=-
10-27-2005, 04:22 PM
Like in Episode I ... could be funny.

GhOsT-Jedi
10-27-2005, 05:24 PM
I read somwhere that you can blockade planets, not sure about trade routes though...

popcorn2008
10-27-2005, 06:54 PM
lol I thought nuke double posted then i realized you two have the same icon.

It would be a nice feature to steal resources from enemy trade routes. Does anyone know if trade routes have a certain direction? I mean are they one ways or does traffic flow both directions? If it is a one way I would believe resources could be stolen, but if its two way I doubt it.

GhOsT-Jedi
10-28-2005, 01:12 AM
If it flows both ways won't that mean more stuff to steal?

popcorn2008
10-28-2005, 05:44 PM
If it flows both ways won't that mean more stuff to steal?
Well it could, but it could also mean that ships could turn around and not get stolen. Of course were all taking guesses so yours is as good as mine.

WxDude
10-28-2005, 08:55 PM
Blockades sometimes don't work all that well.

Naboo
Yavin
Hoth
Courscant (Rebel takeover)

popcorn2008
10-28-2005, 10:09 PM
I'm hoping that there will be in addition to just capturing planets anouther way to boost profit gain, such as building mining facilities or something. I always like having my resources under more control.

WxDude
10-30-2005, 02:34 PM
Then maybe I would just have to blockade you...a few ISDIIs and an INT will fix you and your "resources".

popcorn2008
10-31-2005, 12:53 PM
Then maybe I would just have to blockade you...a few ISDIIs and an INT will fix you and your "resources".
Hey hey now, dont talk to a fellow imperial so harsly lol

Jan Gaarni
10-31-2005, 03:13 PM
Well, perhaps you are part of Zarins forces? :D

WxDude
10-31-2005, 04:41 PM
I have a few ISB Files around here...

-goes searching-

lukeiamyourdad
10-31-2005, 05:26 PM
Well, perhaps you are part of Zarins forces? :D


Or Harkov's.

But Zaarin is better. Harkov is too easy to defeat.

popcorn2008
10-31-2005, 05:39 PM
Or Harkov's.

But Zaarin is better. Harkov is too easy to defeat.
Harkov was a whimp, he dared to lower himself to the level of the rebels. lol, I work for the one and only Emperor Palpatine, not a band of terrorist such as those who refer to themselves as the "Rebel Alliance"

-haha yeah im getting into the star wars universe lol

WxDude
10-31-2005, 08:00 PM
The Rebels are the definition of terrorism. They strike fear into the hearts and souls of the Citizens of the Empire and will not cease their ways until their pitful Republic is restored.


(And no, I did not get that from a book. I made it up)

GhOsT-Jedi
10-31-2005, 08:51 PM
Remember, the Imperials where trying to bring peace to the galaxy, then the Rebels had to come and for the peacful Imperials into a fight. Damn terriorst Rebels.

lukeiamyourdad
10-31-2005, 08:53 PM
Bah, what do you kids know? All human and everything, try and be a Wookiee under Imperial dictatorship.

WxDude
11-01-2005, 11:53 AM
Kshyyyk (<sp) is a Rim World...not much to do out there.

Jan Gaarni
11-01-2005, 12:35 PM
All planets are Rim Worlds. ;)

Question is, which Rim they are in. :p

I believe you ment Outer Rim World.

FroZticles
11-02-2005, 06:30 AM
All Wookiees must die!!

The Emperor is the peacekeeper in the galaxy he was just trying to bring balance to the force and love... :twogun: a little aggressive negotiation never hurt anyone.

Theenglishguru
11-06-2005, 06:40 AM
I quote from Boba Fett In the Tales of the Bounty hunters:
"Those worlds rose in rebellion against the authority legally in place over them. The Emperor was within his rights to destroy them; they threatened the system of local justice that permits civilization to exist."

Empire has teh RIGHT to Pwn all that resist!

WxDude
11-06-2005, 03:27 PM
All planets are Rim Worlds. ;)

Question is, which Rim they are in. :p

I believe you ment Outer Rim World.

It is common to not call the Inner Rim worlds "Rim Worlds". That is a slang title for the Outer Rim Systems.