Vague news and hope springs eternal in 0x10^c

Notch's announcement of the new 0x10^c (I'm pushing for the proper notation here) really doesn't tell us anything. That doesn't stop me from colouring in his very vague skeleton for a game with my own expectations, and almost all those expectations are coloured in by my (extremely fond) memories of Toys for Bob and Accolade's Star Control II.

With Firaxis granting wish #3 with their re-imagining of the original X-COM, 0x10^c is my current best hope for granting wish #2; more Star Control in some form. Hell, the mako landings in Mass Effect are one of the two main reasons I was drawn to that franchise in the first place. (The other being the Vangelis-inspired soundtrack. Can I get a hell ya?)

This is totally conjecture and pie-in-the-sky dreaming, but hot DAMN would that be exciting if I could get some of that original 1992 lovin' back in some form. It's not going to take much of that to get my money, Notch. I hope you're listening.

I'm sure everyone else has their own images that this announcement conjures up. I'd be very curious to know what they are.

PS Wish #1 is for, as it always is, more wishes. Failing that it's for Olivia Wilde.

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Posted by WinnipegFats

Notch's announcement of the new 0x10^c (I'm pushing for the proper notation here) really doesn't tell us anything. That doesn't stop me from colouring in his very vague skeleton for a game with my own expectations, and almost all those expectations are coloured in by my (extremely fond) memories of Toys for Bob and Accolade's Star Control II.

With Firaxis granting wish #3 with their re-imagining of the original X-COM, 0x10^c is my current best hope for granting wish #2; more Star Control in some form. Hell, the mako landings in Mass Effect are one of the two main reasons I was drawn to that franchise in the first place. (The other being the Vangelis-inspired soundtrack. Can I get a hell ya?)

This is totally conjecture and pie-in-the-sky dreaming, but hot DAMN would that be exciting if I could get some of that original 1992 lovin' back in some form. It's not going to take much of that to get my money, Notch. I hope you're listening.

I'm sure everyone else has their own images that this announcement conjures up. I'd be very curious to know what they are.

PS Wish #1 is for, as it always is, more wishes. Failing that it's for Olivia Wilde.

Posted by Rupee

I'm probably being a cynic, but Notch isn't really well-known for keeping up with his big game plans. The fact he's only figured out a name, some basic graphics, and the pricing system aren't reassuring either.

Also, what happened to Scrolls?

Posted by Pinworm45

@Rupee said:

I'm probably being a cynic, but Notch isn't really well-known for keeping up with his big game plans. The fact he's only figured out a name, some basic graphics, and the pricing system aren't reassuring either.

Also, what happened to Scrolls?

He was never making scrolls, just funding it. This is the game he is making. At least that's what I read someone else say.