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Infinity Computer Game

Discussion in 'Access Guide to the Human Sphere' started by Paladin, Feb 8, 2019.

  1. Paladin

    Paladin Well-Known Member

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    I think the Infinity Rules are great to be ported to a Computer Game without loosing any of its magic.
    Something like X-Com for example.

    I would love it and totaly buy it.

    Do you feel the same?

    Should we we petition CB to think about it?
     
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  2. Koni

    Koni BanHammer
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    Truste me, we are the first who'll love to see an Infinity videogame...but at this time it is no possible.

    PS: Who knows what will happen in the future?
     
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  3. Marduck

    Marduck Well-Known Member

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    The closest thing you will get is the Infinity module on Tabletop Simulator.

    But since it's just a simulator, you have too cooperate with your buddy to move the miniature, roll the dice, apply the rules etc ...

    It's much closer to playing the tabletop game than it is to something like X-com. It's awesome when you don't have much time to play during daytime because ... "real life" or whatever reason.
     
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  4. SmaggTheSmug

    SmaggTheSmug Well-Known Member

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    A straight adaptation of Infinity rules would have the same problem as Magic: the Gathering.
    What is fast and dynamic on tabletop would be slow and clunky on screen, since players need to click away "no interrupt/no ARO" every single time.
    So it would either need to be simplified/automated or just not in the same genre, like an RPG or RTS instead of a tactics game.
     
  5. MikeTheScrivener

    MikeTheScrivener O-12 Peace Kepper

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    Eh, If I were to play an "Infinity The Videogame" I would want a FPS with light RPG elements. Since so many games take this route (Watch dogs, Deus Ex, Far Cry, ect.) I would stress non-combat approaches to situations would be really important (hacking, stealth, ect.) Good level design is key aswell, that's what really makes or breaks these types of games.

    also no crafting system.
     
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  6. FatherKnowsBest

    FatherKnowsBest Red Knight of Curmudgeon

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    My stomach feels like this after I eat Chinese food.
     
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  7. meikyoushisui

    meikyoushisui Competitor for Most Ignored User

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    I think the style of Valkyria Chronicles would lend itself really well to the format. I would highly recommend it to anyone who has played infinity, the order sequence is very similar.
     
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  8. Section9

    Section9 Well-Known Member

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    I'm leaning more towards a game like Phantom Doctrine, xcom-like but set in the Cold War. crud, just giving Phantom Doctrine the cyberpunk tech and look would probably be enough!
     
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  9. Teslarod

    Teslarod Trebuchet Enthusiast

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    I'd actually be most interested in a 1:1 port as a competetive PVP game.
    Hop on, play a game with your buddy from America or Straya.
    Get an actual Ranking system and huge amounts of data to balance and improve the game.
    Tabletop and PC sratch a very different kind of itch, so the risk of the PC game cannibalizing the tabletop isn't much of a concern compared to the free marketing in between them.

    It would also serve well as a place to clear up ambiguous rule interactions, since you could always just check how an interaction works.
    But yeah a lot of effort and money required. Unless someone line 2k/Firaxis wants to buy the license from CB it's far from likely.
     
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  10. oldGregg

    oldGregg Well-Known Member

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    100% this would be amazing!!!
     
  11. Berjiz

    Berjiz Active Member

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    Frozen Synapse is close to Infinity mechanics wise
     
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    DaRedOne Morat Warrior Philosopher
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    MindwormGames Well-Known Member

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    Infinity is pretty much written like a computer game. It is a highly abstracted game of horizontal and vertical planes and cylinders.
     
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  14. Paladin

    Paladin Well-Known Member

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    Noticing that brought me to the question if there will be a Infinity Computer Game.
     
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  15. Camden Leisure Pirate

    Camden Leisure Pirate Best of the best of what's left

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    @Paladin wouldn't that be great for the Big black N... I think however it will be a different form of tabletop game, cards or whatever.
     
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  16. Paladin

    Paladin Well-Known Member

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    @Camden Leisure Pirate, I wouldn't mind if it was different from the Tabeltop game if it has the right feel.
    As i mentioned, XCOM games have the right gameplay feeling, but the wrong setting.

    If that is making any sense.
     
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  17. BigBadFox

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    A roguelike approach to Infinity, like Dwarf Fortress (best game ever) could be awesome.
     
  18. Koni

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    My dream is an adventure like Mass Effect...U_U
     
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  19. Teslarod

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    Mass Effect 1 I assume.... not 3 or Andromeda please. :confused:
     
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  20. Koni

    Koni BanHammer
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    Not 3 (although 1/2 of the game is fine for me), not Andromeda, of course.