Author Topic: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'  (Read 1002 times)

Offline Wiley

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #15 on: June 26, 2020, 02:01:02 PM »
It seems to me, when AH revamped leaving out the Early War, Mid War and Dueling Arenas, the drop off of attendance
began... I may be wrong but that is my thought...

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Bunch of stuff changed at once around then iirc.  Those arenas (DA barely excepted) weren't providing any benefit I could see, at best all I ever saw in them was a couple people farming perks.

As to the OP, I'd be all for it if it were just a matter of waving a wand.  I've very often wished to be able to fly a Bearcat in here.  What I've also always wanted was the truly bizarre experimental stuff like the Do-335.  Bring on the weird and wonderful freak fliers.

But y'know, like you said feasibility of stuff getting done...  *glances over at the Tempest model*

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #16 on: June 26, 2020, 02:19:17 PM »
But y'know, like you said feasibility of stuff getting done...  *glances over at the Tempest model*

Agreed. I actually am impressed that Dale maintains this wonderful game from a work at home environment now. My dreams can be as big as anyone's in this community. My expectations tend to be scaled back. My appreciation never dwindles.

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2020, 06:34:19 PM »
Almost a decade ago, I suggested that we start an Aces High Player Buyout idea with a lotto pool and when we hit the jackpot....  I offered 1 million dollars to buy the game.  Dale responded times 5.

5 million dollars to buy the game and the new owner gets to make their dreams come true.

Chuck Norris can pick oranges from an apple tree and make the best lemonade in the world. Every morning when you wake up, swallow a live toad. Nothing worse can happen to you for the rest of the day. They say money can't buy happiness. I would like the opportunity to find out. Why be serious?

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #18 on: June 26, 2020, 08:17:20 PM »
It seems to me, when AH revamped leaving out the Early War, Mid War and Dueling Arenas, the drop off of attendance
began... I may be wrong but that is my thought...

 :salute

Midwar was a national treasure...

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #19 on: June 26, 2020, 09:56:10 PM »
Midwar was a national treasure...

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #20 on: June 28, 2020, 06:34:09 AM »
Next some will be asking for korean war planes

We have enough aircraft what is needed are better ways of enjoying them

Mid war was a blast even with only a few players it

DA seemed to take a dump when AI was added

You go in there now and it seems no one knows what H2H even is

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #21 on: June 28, 2020, 07:08:15 AM »
If you want "what if" aircraft then buy il-2 1946. AH is unlikely to move forward in terms of expanding game play or aircraft choice. Can't speak for anyone else but I certainly don't play AH for the graphics or gameplay. My preference is for more realism and I prefer WW2/early jets as opposed to things like DCS or WT but despite the constant aggravation that is AH3, I pays my money every month to hang with my buddies. I've been on AH on and off since 2006 but the thing that makes it stand out for me is the social aspect, plane choice and history I get elsewhere.

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #22 on: June 28, 2020, 07:51:50 AM »
Best of the best

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #23 on: June 28, 2020, 08:54:20 AM »
It was a horde fest but a fun horde fest.  :old:

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #24 on: June 28, 2020, 10:13:03 AM »
Next some will be asking for korean war planes

You go in there now and it seems no one knows what H2H even is

Korean War arena. 2 planes and a terrain.

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #25 on: June 28, 2020, 10:32:35 AM »
Dont think we need more planes. We only need a p51, spit, yak, n1k, f4u, 190...

That's all that flies in the MA :)

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #26 on: June 28, 2020, 10:35:00 AM »
Dont think we need more planes. We only need a p51, spit, yak, n1k, f4u, 190...

That's all that flies in the MA :)


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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #27 on: June 28, 2020, 11:55:46 AM »

Because events don't exist.

Sarcasm detector needs replacement.

Realistically it's hard to justify the time, money, and resources to marginally increase an already diverse plainest.  Gameplay can be varied more effectively and more easily by changing maps or rules rather than adding an obscure plane.
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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #28 on: June 28, 2020, 12:15:31 PM »
Realistically it's hard to justify the time, money, and resources to marginally increase an already diverse plainest.  Gameplay can be varied more effectively and more easily by changing maps or rules rather than adding an obscure plane.

Changing maps how? Rules? Enforced how? Game play involves the models in play more than anything else. Money, time, resources .... there are limits, of course. Those, too, adjust with the amount of return they generate. Maps and rules seem to have met their limit there.

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Re: Why Aces High should consider the route of 'alternate reality'
« Reply #29 on: June 28, 2020, 05:54:20 PM »
Changing maps how? Rules? Enforced how? Game play involves the models in play more than anything else. Money, time, resources .... there are limits, of course. Those, too, adjust with the amount of return they generate. Maps and rules seem to have met their limit there.

He could change number of troops toncaptuuee or go goon only again. Hangar hardness etc. Sorry rules was not the right term.