Introduce yourself :)

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby Munin » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:02 pm

I was a programmer - mainly assembler, C/C++, and Lua - and also did GUI graphics (fonts especially).
Despite GOG still not having adjusted to studios that are able and willing to support their games - they only sold old games at first, as the name Gold Old Games implies - I prefer it to Steam by far. Most games will never get there, but fortunately for me you did release the game and the expansion on GOG as well, for which I'm very grateful. This is the Master of Orion successor I sought for so long and the graphic style fits perfectly IMHO, amazing work!! :-)

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby Jodet » Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:49 pm

I'm a retired programmer living in Idaho. Just started playing SIS and am enjoying it very much so far. Love the artwork and music. The tech tree is a little daunting but we'll see.

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby cpl_kindel » Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:10 pm


I am Cpl. Kindel, long time strategy game player. I go way back to Avalon hill boardgames in the late 70s, I playtested ASL for TAHGC and that's where my username comes from (I'm the 7-0 cpl german kindel leader in that game, for those of you who play ASL). I played all kinds of strategy games, been to many tournaments in my day, for the past couple decades I mostly play 4x TBS strategy games & pretty much played most of them in my lifetime ... i can remember playing the Grandaddy of them all, Interstel empire back in "87ish.

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby Pherdnut » Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:29 am

Alright, alright, I'll register here... Interesting that there's so many programmers. I've been javascripting web-browsers since web browsers were a PITA (<=2011ish - started ~ '08). And all the server-side/general-code exposure has made me something of a generalist. Also node.js which is awesome. Before I truly found code I was wandering and among other things wrote for a gaming mag that is still relevant.

I like this game. I like that you guys have devoted as much time to it as you have. Mostly I wanted a MOO2-ish-fix but I think you went above and beyond that. Fun to see it evolve.

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby Kruos » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:16 am

Hi there!
I monitored SiS since its release last year, and just bought it this week end for my space 4x fix. So much love in this game, so MoOish, I really enjoy it! It's quite impressioning to see the involment of the dev, I hope the sales are enough good to allow them to further develop the game.

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby Kaelzoroden » Fri May 11, 2018 10:34 pm

I'm a part-time game designer who's come to love this game, especially with the diplomacy rework being something to look forward to. Logged about 100 hours in the game so far, planning to put in many more. Playing this on one monitor and watching Star Trek on the other is a recipe for good interstellar times.

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby onomastikon » Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:47 pm

Hello everyone! I've been a gamer since I could run the text-based "adventure" game on our brand-new Zenith CPM back in the 1970s. I teach at a small university in Germany. I know nothing about coding or modding and have no computer skills beyong being a "user", sadly. Today I am not only a full-time employee but also a father of two so my gaming time is quite limited. I love this little gem SiS which I found on GoG recently. Thank you for it!

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby akkamaddi » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:47 pm

Um... Hi? Again? :oops:

Sorry to vanish. Basically, I dropped out of everything I was doing during the last hurricane season, and I'm firing up a game for the first time in about a year. I'm really happy the forum is still active. My minor races mod still works, but I have to update it if I re-post it.

I fired up a game of Stellaris to get one last hurrah before Le Guin breaks all my major mods (including my own), and I started missing this game.

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby Backfire_22 » Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:37 pm

Hello everyone!

I've started playing SiS in the first days it was available to the public, and quickly stopped as I got my @ss handed to me quite violently during my first game :lol: fortunately, I found it on my computer recently and managed to be semi-decent at it this time. So, I'm here to learn and see if I can actually become a good player!

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Re: Introduce yourself :)

Postby spacemarinov » Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:35 am

Hi all,
I've been playing SIS on and off since it was initially released on steam ... I'm not too social so that is why I just joined this forum.
The devs are awesome and helped me out a lot in the beginning with bugs and errors...
I REALLY want the game to continue developing, and maybe even reach multiplayer stage.
I have bought a copy for my buddy and he's become an awesome Phidi player, and I'd love to show him my Yoral skills. We deserve to conquer the galaxy together!
I hope you didn't lose any body parts on your way over here. Its uncommonly cold outside.

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