History VideoGame / AnnoDomini

16th May '17 6:25:29 PM nombretomado
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* {{DRM}}: Anno 2070 has multiple layers of DRM, as expected from an {{Ubisoft}} release. It allows three activations per copy, and the game as launched required a new activation whenever the PC's graphics card was swapped out. This was (by WordOfGod from Ubisoft) an intended feature, but the graphics card issue has since been patched out due to massive InternetBackdraft. Furthermore, an online connection is required to start up the game and to access certain special features related to the ark structure.

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* {{DRM}}: Anno 2070 has multiple layers of DRM, as expected from an {{Ubisoft}} Creator/{{Ubisoft}} release. It allows three activations per copy, and the game as launched required a new activation whenever the PC's graphics card was swapped out. This was (by WordOfGod from Ubisoft) an intended feature, but the graphics card issue has since been patched out due to massive InternetBackdraft. Furthermore, an online connection is required to start up the game and to access certain special features related to the ark structure.
12th Jan '17 12:12:48 PM GeneralYin
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** Rufus Thorne sort-of takes this role in ''2070'' despite his potentially ominous name, recognizing that Strindberg is almost entirely at fault for the [[BigDamPlot dam catastrophe]] and commending the player's role in containing the situation and helping control the other disasters that strike shortly after. He's not too happy if you side with the Eden Initiative, but he doesn't make any blatant threats like Strindberg. Indeed, his main complaint about you using wind power is its inefficiency, and whilst Strindberg is panicking and raving on about all the money he is going to loose, Thorne is quickly and efficiently Directing you to rescue Trapped workers, straight out saying they are more valuable then the surviving goods/facilities . his main Character Trait appears to be a Fairly positive form of Pragmatism, and Valuing competent and efficient subordinate's greatly.

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** Rufus Thorne sort-of takes this role in ''2070'' despite his potentially ominous name, recognizing that Strindberg is almost entirely at fault for the [[BigDamPlot dam catastrophe]] and commending the player's role in containing the situation and helping control the other disasters that strike shortly after. He's not too happy if you side with the Eden Initiative, but he doesn't make any blatant threats like Strindberg. Indeed, his main complaint about you using wind power is its inefficiency, and whilst inefficiency. While Strindberg is panicking and raving on about all the money he is going to loose, Thorne is quickly and efficiently Directing directs you to rescue Trapped trapped workers, straight out saying they are more valuable then the surviving goods/facilities . than recovering goods and facilities. Thus, his main Character Trait character trait appears to be a Fairly fairly positive form of Pragmatism, and Valuing competent pragmatism, causing him to value competenct and efficient subordinate's subordinates greatly.
31st Jul '16 11:48:01 AM Kazmahu
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** ''2205'' shows that Global Trust paid dearly for this culture in the long run. They're no longer a MegaCorp, in fact they're long since defunct and held as an example of how not to conduct business.



** In ''2205'' you have to balance temperate, arctic, and lunar facilities together in harmony.



** ''2205'' is also generally optimistic. Earth in general is enough of a disaster area that lunar colonization is considered tenable, but the ice caps are kept frozen with technology, organic food is still available, and ''all'' technology has been refined to the point that even mining no longer harms the remaining environment.



** The main adversary in ''2205'' is the Orbital Watch, an army of nutjobs who oppose lunar settlement for ideological reasons that they never quite feel the need to divulge.


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** This continues in ''2205'', although interestingly it hasn't progressed any further. Cyber-eye implants are universally needed for anyone in advanced fields, but instead of replacing body parts, high-ranking scientists and executives wear cuputerized Intelli-clothing.
1st May '16 10:07:47 AM Generality
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* PlayEveryDay: ''2070'' has daily quests which can be undertaken for the faction of the player's choice, earning 50 career points with that faction. There are also periodic elections which grant career points for anyone who votes. These constitute the main ways to earn career advancement in the game.
30th Apr '16 4:54:29 PM Generality
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* MustHaveCaffeine: The basic beverage for S.A.A.T. employees in ''2070'' is "Functional Drink", which is made of equal parts coffee and sugar.


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*** All the faction leaders in general. They don't like each other, but will work together at the drop of a hat if there's an outside threat they consider significant.
8th Mar '16 3:55:00 AM Talyneral
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****on the Virus front, to be Fair, until that point, [[spoiler: Both your ark's EVE unit and F.A.T.H.E.R had recognised, and fought off, the Virus's attempts to gain access to their systems, and giving how disturbingly SMART it was acting (likely containing an AI component itself), they were trying to lock down its source on the assumption that there may be OTHER events caused by similar attacks.]]
8th Jan '16 10:48:07 AM Harachte
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*** Anno 2205 continues with Ville Jorgensen.
29th Nov '15 10:08:32 AM Psyclone
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** Mr. Thorne sort-of takes this role in ''2070'' despite his potentially ominous name, recognizing that Strindberg is almost entirely at fault for the [[BigDamPlot dam catastrophe]] and commending the player's role in containing the situation and helping control the other disasters that strike shortly after. He's not too happy if you side with the Eden Initiative, but he doesn't make any blatant threats like Strindberg. Indeed, his main complaint about you using wind power is its inefficiency, and whilst Strindberg is panicking and raving on about all the money he is going to loose, Thorne is quickly and efficiently Directing you to rescue Trapped workers, straight out saying they are more valuable then the surviving goods/facilities . his main Character Trait appears to be a Fairly positive form of Pragmatism, and Valuing competent and efficient subordinate's greatly.

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** Mr. Rufus Thorne sort-of takes this role in ''2070'' despite his potentially ominous name, recognizing that Strindberg is almost entirely at fault for the [[BigDamPlot dam catastrophe]] and commending the player's role in containing the situation and helping control the other disasters that strike shortly after. He's not too happy if you side with the Eden Initiative, but he doesn't make any blatant threats like Strindberg. Indeed, his main complaint about you using wind power is its inefficiency, and whilst Strindberg is panicking and raving on about all the money he is going to loose, Thorne is quickly and efficiently Directing you to rescue Trapped workers, straight out saying they are more valuable then the surviving goods/facilities . his main Character Trait appears to be a Fairly positive form of Pragmatism, and Valuing competent and efficient subordinate's greatly.
11th Nov '15 9:32:10 PM Generality
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* EarthThatUsedToBeBetter:
** Rising ocean levels in ''2070'' have flooded the continents and devastated every previous world government, leaving only {{Mega Corp}}s to manage the remaining habitable land. Though the ecosystem on virgin lands is still fertile, thrashing it through careless strip-mining and cheap factories will have harsh and immediate (on a climatological scale) consequences.
** By the time of ''2205'', the world political stage has stabilized, but the majority of habitable zones are still choked with pollution, and fresh temperate regions are at a premium. Meanwhile, the ice caps have been returned to a healthy state, thanks to the dogged efforts of a corp of hard-nosed scientists who are staunchly unforgiving of any unauthorized development. The overall situation has become bad enough that building settlements on the moon, despite the tremendous expense, starts to look reasonable.



* ThemeNaming: All titles consist of "Anno" followed by a year, of which the sum is always 9 (''1602'', ''1503'', ''1701'', ''1404'' and ''2070'').

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* TerroristsWithoutACause:
** Among the enemy factions in ''2070'', most of whom are just opportunistic pirates, there are groups like the Neo Skullz, who steal nuclear warheads and threaten cities with them, apparently just [[ForTheEvulz because they like spreading mayhem]].
** The main adversary in ''2205'' is the Orbital Watch, an army of nutjobs who oppose lunar settlement for ideological reasons that they never quite feel the need to divulge.
* ThemeNaming: All titles consist of "Anno" followed by a year, of which the sum is always 9 (''1602'', ''1503'', ''1701'', ''1404'' ''1404'', ''2070'' and ''2070'').''2205'').
11th Nov '15 9:03:03 PM Generality
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* DualWorldGameplay:
** In ''Anno 2070'' you can build submarines which allow you to explore and colonize the deep sea.

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* DualWorldGameplay:
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DualWorldGameplay: In ''Anno 2070'' you can build submarines which allow you to explore and colonize the deep sea.
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