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« on: September 15, 2016, 03:45:25 am »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=866pKJDoHj4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=866pKJDoHj4</a>

I was suprised not to see a topic on th forum yet for this game. I am rather late to the game since it s been in development for years now. I recently got the game and have been addicted to it. For those who don't know its like DF in space and looks a lot like Prison Architect. Has a similar feel to Starbound but is "top-down" instead of "side-scroller".

RimWorld
http://store.steampowered.com/app/294100/

Anyone else play this too?
« Last Edit: September 15, 2016, 03:48:26 am by Hydromancerx »



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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2016, 07:01:30 am »
I'm more of a wait till it's done person for the most part. Have had my eye on it and will probably pick it up when it is finished
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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2016, 09:38:52 am »
I like this game a lot! Been playing a lot of it recently.

I suggest the Achtung! mod and the Medieval mod if anybody's looking for any. Ahctung improves the order-giving system and the Medieval mod brings in, as might be obvious, medieval items, as well as new types of factions that will spawn near you and send you raids and whatnot. The "Misc" collection of mods is neat as well, gives some pretty interesting ruins on the map and allows you to construct robot haulers and some other stuff, I think. I haven't gotten incredibly deep into it yet.



This is probably the most impressive colony I put out, by my reckoning. You can see some progress shots of three of my former colonies by clicking this link, if you'd like.
« Last Edit: September 15, 2016, 09:41:59 am by Rysworld »

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2016, 09:47:35 am »
I was suprised not to see a topic on th forum yet for this game.

I think this speaks to our general wariness of "early access" scams and the general ****tiness of many game developers and publishers.

Not saying they hate us, but it sure doesn't seem like a bunch of them like us outside of our ability to give them money for a product.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2016, 01:07:03 pm »
@Rysworld

My first couple tries I ended up dying when learning, but my current game has gone great. Though I had to reload some saves early on. I just like the layout so far. I will have to show you a more updated version with the city walls later. But basically I have been going medieval castle style. I started with the tribal start. Note I have been adding more and more mods as things have gone on. My plan is to move all the small huts out of the castle and around it like a medieval village. However I am very high tech now so its sort of a weird hybrid space medieval society now. Most low labor is done by bots now.



Note I realize that having underground bunkers has so many more advantages than the way i am playing but I really wanted to try a game in this style. I am also on the more easy setting with the more relaxed storyteller. So I get events but lots of time between them. Remember I am still learning the game so I did not want to go all hardcore yet. I am also in a coastal forest area with mild weather similar to where I live in RL. So we get mild seasons and year round farming.
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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2016, 11:14:39 am »
I watched a couple lets plays on it and it seems like fun, but the $30 tag on it has me on the bench (yeah, I'm cheap).

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2016, 12:16:13 pm »
I watched a couple lets plays on it and it seems like fun, but the $30 tag on it has me on the bench (yeah, I'm cheap).

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I understand. I was going to wait until Christmas for a sale before getting it, but someone gifted me it. And i am very glad they did. However my PZ modding has basically gone on hold since then.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2016, 02:21:22 am »


Here is the update I mentioned before. My Great Plasteel Walls.  ;D

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2016, 02:28:33 am »
Looks great!

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2016, 11:50:12 am »
Damn... you're certainly more structured than I am. I generally sort of try to follow mountain edges or, if I'm not in a mountain, natural paths to important things, and make building them up/mining them out look interesting. Somewhat relatedly I don't think I've ever finished a game of Rimworld.

It looks so efficient... but muh forts...

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2016, 12:29:00 pm »
So can someone sell me what this game does different/better than dwarf fortress?
I know it has an AI "storyteller" that basically just ramps up the bull**** until you die, but does it actually stand on its own other than that?

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That quote is actualy very witty, Celdur. I suggest you use that in your signature.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2016, 01:38:12 pm »
From what I know of Dwarf Fortress, which amounts to having read a few let's plays, it's essentially just a similar game in the genre but pared down a little and given some graphics to make it accessible.

The two major simplifications to my knowledge are:

World is not actually simulated outside your fort, storyteller just makes up events instead of there being a procedural world going on
No Z-levels, gameplay is entirely on one plane

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #12 on: September 18, 2016, 12:29:19 pm »


Thanks guys! Here is the Church, Graveyard, Crypt and Crematorium. The Crypt has sarcophagus for all the founding members of the tribe. Note one has not died yet so she has one reserved fro her when she dies. All invader corpses get burned in the Crematorium while tribe members get burred in the cemetery. I plan to add some statues later when i have good artist. Also there is a window mod I am waiting on so I will put some windows in the church when that is updated to alpha 15. Inside the church is the bedroom for the cleric and an office for records (birth, death, wedding, etc). In front of the pews is the wedding spot where my villagers can have their weddings. While I have electrcity for the room and office I put out some ceremonial brazers to give it a more ancient feel.
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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #13 on: September 18, 2016, 08:10:43 pm »
Secret arks are a feature. Noted.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2016, 05:40:57 pm »
Made a new meta-game if anyone wants to try it.

Shared Map RP Meta-Game
https://ludeon.com/forums/index.php?topic=26312.msg266134

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #15 on: October 03, 2016, 10:09:53 am »
I decided to give this a shot. So far it is interesting. Most of my people seem to get married right away... or go psychotic. Base defense has been almost single-handedly performed by a dog that came with the starting people. I have my electrical fires ever few days as well as feral rodents of some kind. I should probably actually read a wiki or something to figure out how to do stuff, but right now I'm button mashing and listening to my people whine about their boring living conditions and all the dead bodies sitting around (I just figured out how to pile them in a corner).Clothing has been getting supplied by stripping the dead, I have to figure out how to get the sewing machine materials so I can have cowboy hats.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #16 on: October 31, 2016, 05:39:59 pm »
Somehow I just found out about this game a few days ago. So far I've had 3 starts die to wild animals. First were alphabeavers. I learned not to designate them to be hunted, that just leads to death. Second was actually a combination of events, involving an eclipse, a raid, and then finally trying to hunt wolves so they would stop killed my chickens. I learned not to hunt wolves unless I can kill them very quickly. Third was a herd of deer. I really wasn't expecting this one, but i marked all but one buck for hunting, and then they got upset and decided to kill my people.

Maybe next time I'll try a vegetarian run.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2016, 03:45:16 pm »
I am thinking about doing a meta-game using Rimworld. Anyone else interested in such a forum game?

Here is an example of what i have been testing ...

https://ludeon.com/forums/index.php?topic=27487.0
« Last Edit: November 25, 2016, 03:47:06 pm by Hydromancerx »

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2017, 05:08:14 am »
Ha I saw you on the rimworld forums hydro.

Game is amazing.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2017, 10:24:19 pm »
Gorman's alive!
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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2017, 04:19:49 am »
Hooray!

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #21 on: February 14, 2017, 07:45:20 am »
I've played this alot, it's fun but crazy

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« Reply #22 on: February 27, 2017, 09:39:07 pm »
Caved and also bought. Fun so far agreed
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« Reply #23 on: March 14, 2017, 05:18:00 am »
I want to start a blog but would like to own the domain. Any ideas how to go about this?.
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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #24 on: March 14, 2017, 06:54:36 am »
That's the code word to shut down Anna Navarre, right?

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #25 on: May 12, 2017, 08:06:11 pm »
I am looking for a crew! Please make youself as a Pawn. Try to be as honest as you can about your stats. Be conservative with your skills. No skill should have more than 10 points unless you are a professional at that skill. If you have never done something put a 0. If you have done it but not very often then put a 1.

Don't make your character if you have mods that add new skills, traits, custom hair or clothing. Please disable those mods when making your pawn.

Use the Prepare Carefully mod to make your pawn and export it. The export files can be found in ...

... AppData/LocalLow/Ludeon Studios/Rimworld By Ludeon Studios/Prepare Carefully

Not all i need is the pawn of you. Do not make a whole crew.

Many thanks in advance and I look forward to including your pawn in my next mission to Rimworld!

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #26 on: May 12, 2017, 09:50:45 pm »
Cool I'll send one
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Re: RimWorld
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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #28 on: May 13, 2017, 02:20:15 pm »
I'll PM you a link to my file.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #29 on: May 13, 2017, 06:45:45 pm »
I'll PM you a link to my file.

Thanks! I will let you know how things go when I get a full crew ready.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #30 on: May 15, 2017, 02:00:21 am »
i cant figure out how to export ima stupid
No, no, he did. In the everything else section, at least. Officially, this makes him king.

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #31 on: May 15, 2017, 08:28:18 am »
i cant figure out how to export ima stupid

1. You have the Prepare Carefully Mod?

2. You are running a Windows PC? (I think apples have a different location).

3. Did you look in ...

C:/Users/YourName/AppData/LocalLow/Ludeon Studios/Rimworld By Ludeon Studios/Prepare Carefully

4. Can you see hidden files? Maybe they are hidden.

5. You hit "export" and saved the pawn correct?

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #32 on: May 16, 2017, 03:31:08 pm »
Any luck?

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« Reply #33 on: May 16, 2017, 04:20:04 pm »
yes got it, you got an email or something i can send it to?

did this work?
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No, no, he did. In the everything else section, at least. Officially, this makes him king.

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« Reply #34 on: May 17, 2017, 09:49:32 am »
That worked. Thank you!  :)

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Re: RimWorld
« Reply #35 on: May 25, 2017, 06:21:12 pm »
Alpha 17 released

I like this game quite a bit. Does anyone know where it's end goal is going?
No, no, he did. In the everything else section, at least. Officially, this makes him king.