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Beyond Earth Factions

Discussion in 'CivBE - General Discussions' started by Haphaz, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. SamBC

    SamBC Emperor

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    Western media is inconsistent with presenting the names of people whose culture normally puts family name before given name. It depends whether someone decides to culturally 'translate' it at any stage.
     
  2. GeoModder

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    Gender change found its way into the gaming world? ;)
     
  3. Civ'ed

    Civ'ed I ain't gotta explain a thing

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    NGOs - Stations
    Hispanic America - Brazilia technically applies for this area
     
  4. KrikkitTwo

    KrikkitTwo Immortal

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    Stations come from your Colony After a faction on Earth sponsored you.
    Stations are not from Earth.
    I'm talking about NGOs as one of the factions on Earth that launch ships.
     
  5. GeoModder

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    I gather an NGO simply doesn't have the productive/financial cloud to construct/buy a starship.

    Which could be the ingame reason there are 'only' eight expeditions mounted to what is obviously a habitable world: the enormous costs and technical prowess required to mount such an expedition.
     
  6. KrikkitTwo

    KrikkitTwo Immortal

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    This would be for expansions.
     
  7. TPangolin

    TPangolin Just the worst person

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  8. reddishrecue

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    Will humans remain the same or will they somehow evolve? Why not have humans that rely on machines more and upgrade. .. While you have other humans that rely on botanics and evolve... ?
     
  9. Mustakrakish

    Mustakrakish In 'Node' We Trust

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    Umm... Have you read anything about the game?
     
  10. reddishrecue

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    I have read about it, yes...
     
  11. sendos

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    You sure? Check the affinity part (again).
     
  12. reddishrecue

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    Ohh ok. ..it's in the affinity part.. so humans here are more robotic and alien like... sort of like purity. .. This is also the reason why there's water in be I'm guessing. Some other space games have had no water in space. ..
     
  13. GeoModder

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    You must be used to a whole other line of game(maps). ;)
     
  14. CaterpillarKing

    CaterpillarKing Conqueror of Cacoons

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    I still maintain that it is a bad idea and far too cliche to have a unification of all Western European countries. There would be too much animosity between very different cultures assuming it wasn't one nation (Germany per se) rolling over the continent


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  15. GeoModder

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    Sofar, previews only hint at a sort of (con)federation/union/league/cooperation between France, Spain, Portugal, and perhaps southern Belgium.
     
  16. AriochIV

    AriochIV Colonial Ninja

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    There are 8 factions represented in the game. That doesn't mean there are only 8 factions on Earth.
     
  17. GeoModder

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    That much is obvious. Those 8 are just the ones capable of mounting/paying for such an expedition.
     
  18. KrikkitTwo

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    If there is an expansion, we will find out that other factions are capable of launching expeditions as well.
    Hopefully some of them will be global/non territorial.
     
  19. kwidem

    kwidem Warlord

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    The storyline invented by Firaxis could be made to account for more than eight factions, as they dev team said that one game of BE was the story of the colonization of one out of the many planets that are colonized during this era, so any further factions might just have not gone to the specific planets that are represented in 'your' story.
     
  20. GeoModder

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    They're (Firaxis) definitely keeping the premises of the BE universe wide open at this stage.
     

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