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Best Outer Space flying/mmo game ?

Discussion in 'Games' started by RuskiSnajper, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. Solaris17

    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    microsoft flight sim turn off collision fly into space.
     
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    Eve?
     
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    This comes up every 10 posts or so.
     
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    Eve was soooo much work. I felt like a Chinese sweatshop worker
     
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    it's a grind but going to war with other corps makes it all worth it.
     
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    I tried it earlier this year/late last year, I forget which. It was... ok. A little clumsy, iirc.... I guess today's AAA titles make some of these indy attempts just a bit... low-grade. I give them credit for trying, but I had problems even figuring out where I should click on the screen to accept the next mission...
     
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    did anyone try faster than light, its pretty good albeit 2D, amazing that it was made by only 2 guys

    but it is HAARRDD


    its hard even on easy
     
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    Yes! Most of the time I can make it to the end ship, but then get annihilated.
     
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    I don't understand why people think Eve is difficult ... lol

    [​IMG]

    I think it's great. It reminds me of when we used to play a D&D variant and spend all week pouring through books researching skills and weapon stats, choosing upgrade paths and planning our moves for the next time we got together.

    Oh well, it's not for everyone I guess.
     
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    it's not difficult. it's just a grind. it was designed to keep you coming back.
     
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    I'm not so sure I would call it a grind as you can do whatever you want every time that you play, but the (real) time it takes to learn skills definitely keeps you playing if you ever want to experience a lot of what Eve has to offer.

    Only a little over 47 days to finish off my current weapon training !! :banghead: :laugh:
     
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    ROFL
    Your first post had me in the urge to try Eve again (play for the first time, repeat "urge" :) ). then your second post of "47 days to research a weapon made me think "Ya know... I've got other time sinks heheh" :toast:
     
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    There are a couple of things to consider.
    1) It's what I'm doing at the moment. I have the skills to arm my ship with various weapons, it's just going to take me that long to research the skill to be able to outfit the weapons I want to put on it. There are many skills that do not take very long to train.
    2) Skills train whether you are in the game or not. You stack them in a queue and when the time is up for the skill at the top of the queue you know it and the next skill starts training automatically. It doesn't matter how much you actually play, if you keep the queue full you will always be training skills.
    3) You only need to train the skills for what you want to do. I dabble in everything so it takes me forever to train all kinds of skills. lol

    Also please note that I am saving up as I don't have enough money to buy the ship I want either. :roll:

    You get a 14 day free trial. It's worth checking out to see if you like it or not.
     
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    shit ur still a nub by eve standards just going by ur assets and market screen
     
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    Sorry mate, previously noted :) but thanks :toast:

    It's also running a parallel KS campaign, for those who prefer that route. Personally, I like the direct to developer, without KS and Amazon's cut involved, but some people prefer KS.
     
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    what ship do you want Kreij? I may have some spare isk floating about to help a fellow TPU'er. I love eve, it's probably the only game i have played constantly for the past 3 years.
     
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    Ok, to bring this back to the front, There's less than a month to back this re-boot of Elite, named Elite: Dangerous. I know that some of us went whole hog on the Star Citizen backing, but Elite was the Zork of Space Sims, and the group could really use some of our cash. *cheers* ;)
     
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    *sigh* one of my top three games of all tmies, and it's not going to make it... less than 3 weeks, and almost 500,000 pounds to go...
     
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    Old response here but NOOOOOOO!!!1!!!

    IMO the best part of these games are (or should be) the feeling of lonely exploration. Which Freelancer did very well, if not damnable close to perfect. It's why I have tried X3 several times but never gotten into it, it felt like it put to much between me and the emptiness. In Freelancer it was you, your stupidly easy to control ship and the open space, flying around looking at things.

    BTW Freelancer might have poor joystick support but it works beautifull with mouse+kb.
     
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