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Re: Why are cap ships so ineffective in FS1 (and only beams made them better in FS2)?

I get the feeling that blob turrets are really intended to be more of a deterrent and are not really an effective way of delivering damage by design. Although it is true that FS1 caps are very under powered, the main focus is on the fighter and bomber delivery. Afterall a wing of bombers is typicall...

North Korean defector found to have 'enormous parasites'

A North Korean soldier who was shot fleeing across the border had an extremely high level of parasites in his intestines, his doctors say. The defector crossed the demilitarised zone on Monday, but was shot several times by North Korean border guards. Doctors say the patient is stable - but "an eno...

Re: Silent Fury release thread (cloned from PlanetDescent)

A note to GOG users: You should disable or turn off the nGlide wrapper (3DFX Voodoo) for Descent 3 when playing Silent Fury. You will most likely need to switch to OpenGL, unless you have an old system that has good Direct3D support. I've noticed when playing with the glide wrapper that the nebulas ...

Fallout 4 Thread (Spoilers)

Well, it took me about 2 years, but I finally played the game - I've spent about 50 hours in the game during the past 4-5 weeks. I've tried both the Institute ending AND the Railroad ending.. and I'm not happy with either to be honest! I want to stop the Institute, yes, but not destroy the whole thi...

Cadburys paid £0 in tax in the past 6 years on £100m profits!

They'll be expecting a Christmas sales boost. It's up to us whether they get one (yes, I'll be there in person not buying any) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5071835/Cadbury-pays-zero-corporation-tax.html " The chocolate maker has been accused of ‘free riding’ after filings laid bare the ta...

Re-arranging furniture.

I'm doing some adjustments to the forum (again). Since the 'Discussion' and 'Rants' sections got into a real jumble over the past few years, I figured it was time to clean them up - which I am in the process of doing. All regular chit-chat will remain in the General forum above, whereas the more sen...

Installing & Running Descent 3

Some information here was originally provided by Suncho and other members of the community. It is posted here for reference, given that a lot of guests seem to browse this site. How to buy Descent 3? At the moment, it is no longer possible to purchase a copy of any Descent game other than Undergrou...

Running Descent I & Descent II on new computers - DXX Rebirth Installer

This is a mirror of 'A Future Pilot's' post for reference. You will need to have the original game files to use it. I decided to stick this thread here to give the project a little more coverage (even though it has been around for a few years). You can download it for the latest release here: http:...

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