Soldier Nationality.

#1 Posted by Asrahn (552 posts) -

Gentlemen.

I was merely curious as to whether anyone has created a complete list of the "40 nations" (if I remember the amount correctly from a pre-release interview) that your soldiers can originate from in XCOM? I've been looking around the net like a maniac and appear unable to actually find any information on it at all.

Also, has there been any word on utilizing the localized languages for soldiers depending on their origin? While I personally have no gripe with the american accent, and while I don't even have the bloody game yet because I am european, I can't help but feel it to be terribly distracting to have every nationality speak with american accents in the game. Will modders be our salvation? Is Kristen Stewart ever going to show any emotion bar apathy (which technically isn't an emotion)? Where is my wig?

So many questions.

#2 Posted by Brodehouse (9515 posts) -

The Men Who Made X-COM Whole.

#3 Posted by Asrahn (552 posts) -

@Brodehouse said:

The Men Who Made X-COM Whole.
#4 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

@Asrahn said:

Is Kristen Stewart ever going to show any emotion bar apathy (which technically isn't an emotion)?

That's not actually apathy. She's just incredibly boring.

#5 Posted by Daiphyer (1301 posts) -

I'll add another question to your list. Can soldiers be from Iran?

#6 Posted by Azteck (7450 posts) -

Kristen Stewart has a really pretty smile.

#7 Posted by Asrahn (552 posts) -

@Daiphyer said:

I'll add another question to your list. Can soldiers be from Iran?

Indeed! To my knowledge, there have been no official statement with the soldier backgrounds, so chop, chop Americans! Seeing as you had the privilege to get the game before us, why not get to work? :>

#8 Posted by bkbroiler (1603 posts) -

I'm more of a sit back and reap the benefits of everyone else's work kind of guy

#9 Posted by Dagbiker (6938 posts) -

Kristen Stuart is eather really good at acting like she docent give a Fucken or really good about not giving a luck.

#10 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 posts) -
@Azteck

Kristen Stewart has a really pretty smile.

How would you know when all she ever does is mouth breathe?
#11 Posted by BoG (5180 posts) -

I love seeing soldiers from more obscure nations. I have millions of dudes from America. I want something interesting! I'm proud that my two best soldiers happen to wear flags that I've only ever seen on them in this game, Iceland and Greece. I'm still waiting for a Spaniard to show up. I really want a Spaniard.

As far as I know, however, no one has compiled a complete list.

#12 Posted by Zuldim (288 posts) -

@Daiphyer said:

I'll add another question to your list. Can soldiers be from Iran?

I think I saw the Iran Flag on one of my characters at one point. Not 100% sure, but I think it's in there.

#13 Posted by NotSoSneakyGuy (67 posts) -

Assuming files from the demo are the same as retail, this is probably the nationality list:

  • USA
  • Russia
  • China
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • Italy
  • South Korea
  • Ireland
  • Sweden
  • Spain
  • Norway
  • Canada
  • Netherlands
  • Israel
  • Egypt
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Ukraine
  • Nigeria
  • Scotland
  • Greece
  • Belgium

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#14 Posted by Napalm (9020 posts) -

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

@Azteck

Kristen Stewart has a really pretty smile.

How would you know when all she ever does is mouth breathe?

I was just about to make that joke.

HEEEHUUUHEEEHUUU

@Dagbiker said:

Kristen Stuart is eather really good at acting like she docent give a Fucken or really good about not giving a luck.

Are you drunk?

#15 Posted by Asrahn (552 posts) -

@NotSoSneakyGuy:

Cheers mate! Don't know if it's lacking a bit due to the "40 nations" comment that stuck to my brain, but it's a good start for a list!

@BoG:

One can only hope that they add more nations with patches! Makes for some rather intuitive play :>

#16 Posted by Dagbiker (6938 posts) -
@Napalm my phone really fucked that statement up.

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