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You know, I got back into playing some Distant Guns about a month ago. What ever happened to Storm Eagle Studios? They've put out plenty of patches since game release, but their website has not been updated since August of 2006! Not even a promotional since they released the game at a whopping $60.00.
Its actually a decent game, although the campaign was clunky and felt rushed when you when you had it at x10000 speed for much of the time. I would have liked to have seen a booster pack for the Span-Am War or the Sino-Japanese War.
I've recently rediscovered DG and am trying out new campaign strategies, particularly after toying with the formation features. Its a pretty nifty game, really. Its not just a novelty anymore. Getting ready to begin posting a DG AAR called "The Bear and the Blossom" on my AAR website.
Thanks for the forum link. I've been checking the Storm Eagle Studios website from time to time and see nothing there.
Their patching is a bit odd as well. Frequently they will fix the main issue everyone has identified, but then the new patch will actually break something else that worked fine before. Consequently we have 50 patches and we still need more as now they have broken the torpedo ranges.
I always thought it was a shame they never set up a forum on the main Stormeagle website. It would have given all the players a real home rather than having to move around a detached forum like the Strategyzone one which then move to Gamesquad. No-one really posts on the main forum anymore and the game feels pretty much dead in terms of the player community and interaction.
Better 50 patches than none! 
Better 10 than 50. It's disgraceful...
I vehemently disagree. I applaud their quick responses and frequent patches. I think it far superior to waiting on "comprehensive" patches. Give me a new patch every day, if that is what it takes.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. - Edmund Burke
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I am still waiting to hear back on my DG license transfer e-mail that I sent them last week.  Kinda weird, because the first time I e-mailed them, back when DG was first released, I heard back within a day. Is no one minding the DG store these days?
I'm glad my character uses a shield because I may be taking a bashing here soon.
Here is the latest project they are working on:
Also I emailed them for my license to distant guns as well as I got a new PC and they replied within 2 days I think. So they are checking their support emails.
DG lost my interest after about two weeks. Then I booted it up one night about six months later and (after dl'd about a dozen patches) tried the campaign out. The campaign actually worked, and then I tinkered with formations, and rather than trying to seek a decisive battle and grow bored quickly, I actually got around to having fun implementing a consistent strategy.
I still have issue with the auto-resolve, which can take forever for the most pointless encounters. Also, I wish I was given the option at auto-resolve whether I would like it to end with my ships fleeing or attacking. I've had plenty of auto-resolves where my destroyers foolishly attack a superior fleet and get smashed without even damaging the enemy.