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Offline Jabberwocky

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Save in tactics
« on: August 14, 2014, 03:46:53 pm »
Hi there, I'm new at this game. Is there any possibility to save the game in the tactical (ground mission) view? I can find the save button (windows 7) only from the geoscape.

Best wishes, Jabberwocky

Offline AntJam

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Re: Save in tactics
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2014, 04:22:11 pm »
No saving is possible during ground missions.

Offline Vae Victis

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Re: Save in tactics
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2015, 10:37:35 am »
I get the "no saving" rule that adds to the tension, but can we get a "Save & Quit" option for when I'm in a large map and need to go somewhere, but don't want to reply the map entirely?

Offline geever

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Re: Save in tactics
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2015, 07:43:37 pm »
There are multiple reasons for not adding battlescape saving feature. Only one of them is  the save-scumming (cheating via save-reload cycles). The other for example, is writing and maintaining the code for the battlescape saves. It would be a lot of work to write it and a continuous effort to keep it up-to-date and working.

See the Three Taboos.

Personally I believe that even if a contributor wrote the initial version of battlescape saving we should not accept it, because contributors usually come and go, don't stay for too long but we would still inherit a codebase that we have to support despite our will...

-geever