Yeah I have X3: Albion Prelude as well. It's stand alone and saves do not carry over from TC. The only reason I started TC is because I read that it is more newb friendly. X3: Albion Prelude actually looks slightly better too.
Yeah you aren't kidding about how long it takes to travel in this game. I set a course and then read parts of the manual, BS with my Wife or kid and just keep tabs on the game. It's a different experience for me to play a game but not actually play for long periods of time lol. And still love it!
I just can't believe that I never tried this game sooner.
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// XBOX 360 Elite 120GB
// XBOX 360 4GB w/ Kinect
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