History VideoGame / TachyonTheFringe

26th Dec '16 12:55:29 AM Andrew_Maltani
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

%%* VillainousBreakdown: In the Bora finale, [[spoiler: Director Atkins has one of these while Jake and Susan lead the attack on the Hephaestus Module. He gets back up to GracefulLoser levels and admits defeat when the Module is successfully destroyed.]]
%%--> (Upon the Zeus's arrival): This is Director Atkins to all Bora warriors: your cause is futile, your weapons inadequate. Weapons command, you may destroy the frigate when ready.
%%--> (While still attacking): All GalSpan military, please destroy those fighters immediately. Triple salaries to whoever lands a shot at any of them.
%%--> (When the module's hull is less than 50%): This is Director Atkins. Ten times normal salaries for any who destroy one of those damned Bora vessels, and contract termination for any pilots who fail to harm them. DESTROY THOSE VESSELS!
25th Dec '16 6:46:18 PM Andrew_Maltani
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ChargedAttack: The [=GalSpan=] Solaris Torpedo is capable of this. Due to its dumbfire nature, it's best reserved for taking down capital-sized ships.
25th Dec '16 6:35:59 PM Andrew_Maltani
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BadBoss: Baron Hajod, natch.
--> '''Anna Highfall:''' (Starting ''Recovery in good faith'') Out of all the Frontier Barons, Hajod is the worst. I hear he whips his servants with an electron whip for his own sick enjoyment.
--> '''Baron Hajod:''' (After his servants and Jake [[spoiler: kidnap Baroness Onrald's son]]) Quickly now, load him on to the ''Manacle''. '''''FASTER! OR YOU'RE MEAT FOR MY ANIMALS!'''''



** The Boron medium Laser, the go-to weapon for Bora pilots. Its qualities are all largely endearing ones--cheap, decent rate of fire, decent damage to hulls and shields, and relatively modest energy consumption. It's also just a laser, and substantially less flashy than later offerings like the Pulsar laser or Railgun...while being boatloads more efficient than either of those guns.

to:

** The Boron medium Medium Laser, the go-to weapon for Bora pilots. Its qualities are all largely endearing ones--cheap, decent rate of fire, decent damage to hulls and shields, and relatively modest energy consumption. It's also just a laser, and substantially less flashy than later offerings like the Pulsar laser or Railgun...while being boatloads more efficient than either of those guns.



* CorruptCorporateExecutive: [=GalSpan=] Regional Director Gustav Atkins. Strangely enough, [=NOT=] the head [=CEO=] Roland Belliar.

to:

* CorruptCorporateExecutive: [=GalSpan=] Regional Director Gustav Atkins. Strangely enough, [=NOT=] the head [=CEO=] Roland Belliar.



* MoreDakka: One of the weapons you can get is a machinegun InSpace. It's fairly good at damaging hulls, but is virtually useless against shields. Unlike lasers, the machinegun has limited ammo that must be purchased between missions.

to:

* MoreDakka: One of the weapons you can get is a machinegun machine gun InSpace. It's fairly good at damaging hulls, but is virtually useless against shields. Unlike lasers, the machinegun has limited ammo It comes with 750 rounds, but you can extend that must be purchased to 937 with the Ammo Pack system card, and the bonus in single player: it recharges for free between missions.missions!
25th Sep '16 8:42:27 PM zrice03
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: Naturally, you can collide with structures like space stations and the like, but AI-controlled craft have no such collision detection. Thus, it's possible to be chasing a ship that ends up flying ''inside'' a solid object, preventing you from following, firing on it, etc.
29th Jul '16 9:53:41 AM DelShiftB
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* SpaceMines: During the training mission, the flight instructor didn't know they were active, thus getting the main character fired upon by these mines.
24th May '16 1:20:35 PM timotaka
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ButtMonkey: Baron Hajod is a boorish brute who whips his slaves for personal amusement and takes adversity with all the grace of a five-year old. With the exception of a single [=GalsSpan=] mission all your dealings with him involve defeating and humiliating him in various ways, and it is ''delightful'.

to:

* ButtMonkey: Baron Hajod is a boorish brute who whips his slaves for personal amusement and takes adversity with all the grace of a five-year old. With the exception of a single [=GalsSpan=] mission all your dealings with him involve defeating and humiliating him in various ways, and it is ''delightful'.''delightful''.
24th May '16 1:20:00 PM timotaka
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ButtMonkey: Baron Hajod is a boorish brute who whips his slaves for personal amusement and takes adversity with all the grace of a five-year old. With the exception of a single [=GalsSpan=] mission all your dealings with him involve defeating and humiliating him in various ways, and it is ''delightful'.


Added DiffLines:

* EvilIsHammy: Baron Hajod and [[MadScientist Doctor Randall Cassitor]] are by far the two most vile individuals you encounter, and both are very hammy. Hajod shouts out threats, makes bellowing [[EvilLaugh Evil Laughs]] and descends to tantrums when things do not go his way. Cassitor meanwhile oozes arrogance and contempt from his every pore.
23rd May '16 9:49:49 AM timotaka
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Ships under Baron Hajod's command tend to have unpleasant-sounding callsigns like "Punisher" and "Dictator". The actual danger they pose doesn't live up to them, though.

to:

* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Ships under Baron Hajod's command tend to have unpleasant-sounding callsigns like "Punisher" and "Dictator"."Oppression". The actual danger they pose doesn't live up to them, though.
23rd May '16 9:47:38 AM timotaka
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Ships under Baron Hajod's command tend to have unpleasant-sounding callsigns like "Punisher" and "Dictator". The actual danger they pose doesn't live up to them, though.


Added DiffLines:

* PragmaticVillainy: In the Bora ending [=GalSpan=] Regional Director Atkins [[spoiler:could easily wipe the floor with the remaining Bora forces after they destroy the Hephaestus. However, Susan Bradley invited the press to witness the battle, and seeing the Director waste resources on a vendetta would only cause [=GalSpan=] stocks to plummet further. Atkins decides to leave in peace.]]
23rd May '16 9:11:09 AM timotaka
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ArtificialStupidity: Friendly AI has no reservations about trying to shoot an enemy through the player's ship.
This list shows the last 10 events of 63. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=VideoGame.TachyonTheFringe