PC RTS game from 2007 in the style of 90's classic Total Annihilation. Also ported to XBox 360 in 2008.

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How can I play Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance online?

Are there any open networks or players that still play this game on non-official servers? I'm not able to get to the GPG-network from my Linux system.
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Aeon submarines - surfacing?

I noticed that Aeon submarines can surface (not sure if other factions' subs can do that, too). My question is, why would I want to surface? I can't see any reason why this possibility was introduced, ...
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How can I be running out of address space on my 64-bit system?

Supreme Commander seems to crash for almost everyone when set to max settings. The general consensus is that the game is hitting the 2GB address space limit on Windows. The quick fix is to increase ...
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How can I refuel a Cybran dragonfly?

I can't seem to be able to refuel the Cybran unit carrier, the dragonfly. It doesn't have the "dock to refuel and repair" order in its menu, like other air units do; directing it to an airfield, ...
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How to cancel ACU upgrade

I have bought a insanely expensive upgrade (teleporter) by accident. It costs 1.5M energy, and I cannot afford it. However, I can't cancel the upgrade either. This makes the only way to save my ...
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How does a Forged Alliance player learn to play FA Forever?

FA Forever isn't just the lobby, it also comprises a set of community patches that change the game balance substantially. As a veteran FA player, I'd like to quickly see how FA Forever is different in ...
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Can't connect in Forged Alliance Forever (FAF)

I successfully installed FAF, and managed to set up an account. On two occassions I also managed to enter the game lobbies. However, in every other case, I just get presented with the "Connecting" ...
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What is the best way to take out the tech AI on a 20x20 map?

I know everyone says the AI is too easy, but I've found it exceeding difficult to beat the AI on maps 20x20 and smaller. They seem to do three things, and they do it VERY quickly: Build experimental ...
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What Does Forged Alliance Have Less?

Time ago I played the original Supreme Commander game (at my friend's home) and it was cool, then other games passed by and now I felt nostalgic about it, so I came back and see if it could be a good ...
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I noticed I am missing a lot of units in Supreme Commander 1

A lot of the tutorials make reference to, for example, the UEF T3 Heavy Point Defense and the UEF T3 Mobile Missile Platform. However, I do not have them in my version of the game. Was this patched in ...
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Is there any effect when placing buildings next to each other?

I've noticed that if I place power generators next to factories, little connecting wires appear between the buildings. The AI also likes to build in this fashion, surrounding factories with ...
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Does the retail version (3189) of Supreme Commander support bloom rendering?

In the process of working around a problem in my Linux + WINE + Supreme Commander + SC patch 3280 setup, I had to disable bloom rendering in the graphics options. The retail version (3189), however, ...
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Is the AI also limited by line-of-sight/fog of war, radar range or stealth?

Is the enemy AI in Skirmish mode also limited, like human players, by what they can see or detect with the radar, or do they (like the AI in many other RTS games) see everything the other players do? ...