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by The Troglodyte
Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Umgah Drone
Replies: 22
Views: 3059

Re: The Umgah Drone

I think we’re finally getting to the ROOT of the problem, which is, I need to BRANCH out my joke material! So, with that in mind, here comes today’s… Joke of the Day! Two cows are grazing in a field, one say to the other, “Have you heard about this Mad Cow Disease thing going around?” The other cow ...
by The Troglodyte
Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Thraddash Torch
Replies: 11
Views: 2034

Re: The Thraddash Torch

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “We are the rhyming simons blancmange rhymes with orange space is the place the stars in their courses cannot catch the horses? SNORT! This is hard!” ― Thraddash 1 Thraddash Torch (1...
by The Troglodyte
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Umgah Drone
Replies: 22
Views: 3059

Re: The Umgah Drone

krulle wrote: And I missed something about a dead tree....

Oh, the dead tree? I just threw that in there to STUMP you! :lol:

Man, that joke had a long hang time on the punchline. I guess I really went out on a limb on that one!
by The Troglodyte
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Thraddash Torch
Replies: 11
Views: 2034

Re: The Thraddash Torch

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “Augh! If it were not for our certainty in your wisdom, great Teacher from Earth we would not have remained a ‘Contemplative’ culture for more than a single day. As it is, we have co...
by The Troglodyte
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Umgah Drone
Replies: 22
Views: 3059

Re: The Umgah Drone

I’m puzzled. Don’t you get it? You can drink a glass of orange juice, but you can’t drink a tiger! Har! Har! Har!
by The Troglodyte
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Umgah Drone
Replies: 22
Views: 3059

Re: The Umgah Drone

Death 999 wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:38 pm
I'm afraid I don't get that one at all.

What do you mean? What’s not to get?
by The Troglodyte
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Thraddash Torch
Replies: 11
Views: 2034

Re: The Thraddash Torch

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “There once was a Thraddash named Mak-Roni, whose ship was in total caco-phony. He got lost in Apodis, and died in Draconis, Because all that he ate was baloney! HARG! HARG! HARG!” ―...
by The Troglodyte
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Umgah Drone
Replies: 22
Views: 3059

Re: The Umgah Drone

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- […] and whose signature line of 'Master 999' in Star Control-related emails led me to reply to him as 'Death 999', which in turn led to this screenname Finally! The mystery backstory...
by The Troglodyte
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Thraddash Torch
Replies: 11
Views: 2034

Re: The Thraddash Torch

Yes, the Torch is horribly overpowered and frustrating for exactly the reasons you describe, but there's many ships in PvP that are favored against it that you've skipped over. Kohr-Ah has no trouble with Thraddash at all. Chenjesu, Melnorme, and Mmrnmhrm have long range attacks of their own with f...
by The Troglodyte
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Umgah Drone
Replies: 22
Views: 3059

Re: The Umgah Drone

SC2 really nerfed the Drone by cutting the corners off the cone. Also, by making the arena larger, its zip effectively became shorter-ranged. The Balance Mod addressed at least the first of these, and I think that helps substantially. Well, even though I can’t use PrtScn on an old game like this, I...