X-Com: Enemy Unknown Part 7

Operation Devil’s Law was an assault on a downed alien craft. The crashed up wreckage should have been easy pickings, even for the rookie team that I sent. After the last mission, rookies were all I had. Still, this was a scout ship, it had crashed, so the risk ought to have been minimal. All…

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X-Com: Enemy Unknown Part 6

At the end of the last episode the world was left in a bit of a pickle. Everyone was all shits up in their nutter and we desperately needed some space cadets out in the stars to track the aliens. Meanwhile, the aliens took an inexplicable interest in a building site in Cairo. Why? Well,…

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Alien Desire

There is a moment in X-Com where the chief engineer wonders aloud: If the aliens wanted to wipe us out, there isn’t much we could do to stop them, so, given they haven’t done this what is it they want? Playing X-Com through for the first time this question is central. What is the war…

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