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RE: Homeworld Computer Game

From: "Nelson, Andrew" <Andrew.Nelson@a...>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 14:25:07 -0600
Subject: RE: Homeworld Computer Game

The game is awesome.  I agree however that the multi-player option is
more enjoyable than the single player missions.  Some of the mission
expectations are pretty incredible, and require dying several times to
narrow your strategy.

However, it is an excellent game and well worth the money.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gzg-l@CSUA.Berkeley.EDU
> [mailto:owner-gzg-l@CSUA.Berkeley.EDU]On Behalf Of Paul Lesack
> Sent: Thursday, November 18, 1999 1:45 PM
> To: gzg-l@CSUA.Berkeley.EDU
> Subject: Re: Homeworld Computer Game
> Brilliant graphics, and nice 3d environment. Unfortunately, the game
> does not come with either a difficulty setting or any way of slowing
> down time.
> As I am not a Real Time Strategy master, I find this game 
> entertaining,
> yet difficult. This difficulty, unfortunately, is not revealed in the
> free demo (naturally?).
> Sometimes the logic behind the single-player missions is somewhat
> faulty. eg. "You have just won a pyrrhic victory over the enemy! Now,
> you must destroy their base of operations!" Only an idiot would attack
> without numerical superiority, let alone being outnumbered 5 to 1.
> Unfortunately, the computer assigns you the role of strategic 
> imbecile.
> The difficulty is offset, however, by the sheer beauty of the 
> graphics.
> Your hopelessy outclassed fleet blows up beautifully.
> Paul
> Scott Spieker wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> >	Does anyone have any input on the new Sierra online 
> computer game called
> > Homeworld?	It's an FT type game with a flair of 3D like 
> graphics.  Does
> > anyone own it, and how does it play.  I ask because I am 
> contemplating
> > buying a copy for myself and wanted to be sure that I was 
> the first...
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Scott Spieker

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