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Valcoren
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Terraforming ideas

Post by Valcoren » Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:44 pm

I have been looking at the idea of terraforming and I think the game should have two kinds of terraformation. Planetary terraforming like the Genesis project and Modular terraforming as to what we usually see in Star Trek. Modular terraforming would not change the class type of the planet, but Planetary scale terraforming should change the planet to support its new matrix. Changing it by player's choice.

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Re: Supremacy new release

Post by AlexMcpherson79 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:55 am

Been awhile since I played. How are you handling terraforming?
Had this idea:
So colony ships create small-capacity colonies on other planets, So regardless, a system without an M-class can be colonised (important for the next bit)

Then in the system screen, you 'build' a terraforming/expansion project. Basically it acts like the moons: X population capacity per size.

So colony ships might establish a 'dome' colony, then you build additional domes, with a final one that acts as "oh yeah mars now has its own atmosphere and stuff so not limited to domes anymore yay." AKA 'Genesis Device'.

Ex. Barren: (Small/medium/large)
On colonisation: Pop 25/50/75
Dome-Expansion: Pop 40/80/120 (60% increase)
Dome-Expansion 2: 60/120/180 (50% increase from DE1. +140% from base colony size)
Genesis: 100/200/300 - expensive, eats into dilithium reserves?

just an idea.

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Re: Supremacy new release

Post by Iceman » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:34 pm

Mike actually had thought of having terraforming as a build project, that you would build on a colony to transform a planet to a better environment.

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