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Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri - Files: The SMAC Academy
Basic Information

Name

Author

Description
Buglist Submitted by Buster This is a compendium of known bugs and issues in SMAC/X
Crawlers Buster A very comprehensive article on how to use crawlers to blow past your opponents.
Pop-Booming Buster A basic how-to on pop-booming, one of the most essential techniques in the game.
Social Engineering Settings Mark This is a basic primer on the most efficient SE settings for the original SMAC 7 factions.
ORP's Colony Pod & Northswordsman This article gives some pointers on creating an extended sensor net beyond your landmass.
Secret Project Instabuilding Big_Canuk This article gives some great instructions on how to build your Secret Projects super FAST. Extremely well explained.
SMAX SE settings, Part 1. Mark This article gives good advice on social settings for the Cyborgs, Angels and Drones.
Builder's Primer: Early Game Ogie Oglethorpe This is an excellent article on the early game mechanics for builder's factions.
Terraforming: Options, options, options Ogie Oglethorpe An article that explains the various terraforming appoaches in SMAC/X and lists the results. Spreadsheet included.
Early Game Combat Buster An article that explains the various steps of Early Game combat, as well as some considerations about Early Game combat.
Eliminating a player from a MultiPlayer PBEM Buster A short article on how to allow the game to go on after a player is eliminated
Treatise on Morale Maniac In depth look at the determining factors for unit morale, and how to make the most of it.
 
Creation

Name

Author

Description
The Scenario Editor Googlie This is an indepth article on using the Scenario Editor to create scenarios for Smac/X.
Alpha(x).txt editing
(updated to v1.3 on 12 jan 2004)
Rubin/Darsnan A very thorough guide on customization by editing the settings files

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