Photo taken by me just as I was leaving work. It rained almost all day long, except for 30 minutes and the pic was at the tail end of the clearing. Storms were rolling in from the West and the sun was trying to peek out from behind the clouds but wasn't able to.
87, not going to heaven.
Nice photo! In such nice nature photos the thing that always pokes my eye is anything man-made. That damn wire in the lower right corner, dammit!
You noticing a beautiful scenery tells that the mood is good!
Nice, You can get some rather striking visuals when the sun is behind heavy rain clouds.
I had really heavy fog this morning. It is dangerous but fascinating as well. It's like you are in a small private world of your own with nothing beyond the mist. The bus trip across the harbour bridge felt more like a ride on a plane.
Yeah, i`m glad to be back into modding SOTS once again. In those many years since i started and finished the first mod of mine for SOTS - i graduated, married, got two kids one of which is now at school!
And still as you said - there is nothing out there that is equal or even close to SOTS. Even Stellaris with its overdosed variety of choices and stuff is not that inspiring as SOTS.
As for the mod`s playable version - it will take a while. I`m progressing way too slowly. The pace is around 3 models + textures for them in 2 weeks. And to cover at least DEs for a single faction i need 45 such models (each one is a section).
Rough estimates are summer. Around this time i might have 2-3 factions ready.
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I would like to ask for some assistance since there is smth i can`t do myself for this mod. I need voice actors!
Since all the factions in the mod are humans and vanilla`s are aliens with unique accents and traditions inspired phrases - i need people to record all of the phrases for each faction. Probably also a person to write these down in a proper way.
Your dedication is unbelievable. Modding a game this old... I'm not too surprised though, to me SOTS Prime is still the best space strategy I played. What I played is a big factor now, there are A LOT of games I missed. Last I tried was Endless Space 2 and it was ok. It has a lot of good moments - especially battles - but the overall picture was "nothing really breathtaking".
You mod sounds very interesting! Kinda like "The Mandate" promised to be as far as factions go. When do you think you'll have something playable?