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Cam
September 14th, 2016, 06:55 AM
Anyone try this? Free game with in-game purchases. It is downloading right now.

Yw-slayer
September 14th, 2016, 07:57 AM
Yup. I was a Lifetime Member. Played a lot of it. Then they made it F2P. OK, no problem. Then Perfect World bought it and made it impossible (as in, actually impossible) to log in if you were from Hong Kong. And as you can't use a VPN when using Steam. So yeah. Complained via CS, they basically said they couldn't do anything about it. One might think it's ALANIS that I can't play a game about breaking down barriers due to barriers.

I thought about complaining to the HK Consumer Council but decided to fuck it and not waste time on those fuckers.

When I was able to play it, it was a good game. Not TOO grindy. I had some cool ships. PvE space battles were great fun too.

But yeah, fuck Perfect World.

Cam
September 14th, 2016, 08:08 AM
Sorry to hear that. :smh:

drew
September 14th, 2016, 05:34 PM
Can you bang green bitches in a ballpit of tribbles?

novicius
September 14th, 2016, 06:38 PM
:lol:

Yw-slayer
September 14th, 2016, 07:34 PM
Nope, but you can jack it when 50 photon torpedoes and 80 phaser beams simultaneously slam into an AI battle station.

Ahhh, I miss those days. Seriously. :(

Rare White Ape
September 14th, 2016, 11:51 PM
Can you bang green bitches in a ballpit of tribbles?

Highlights text. Right clicks: 'Search Google for "tribbles"'

Looks at images, closes tab, backs slowly away from thread.

Yw-slayer
September 15th, 2016, 03:25 AM
No problem, no doubt you'll be much happier playing with your overrated and overcommercialised Star Wars toys.

21Kid
September 15th, 2016, 07:57 AM
I thought about it... But, the graphics look pretty dated. And I have sooo many games to play already. But, let me know if it's worth it. :D

Rare White Ape
September 15th, 2016, 10:34 PM
No problem, no doubt you'll be much happier playing with your overrated and overcommercialised Star Wars toys.

Your slagging-off of Star Wars is... illogical.

Yw-slayer
September 15th, 2016, 11:36 PM
Even if it is, I don't care! :finger:

Cam
September 16th, 2016, 07:04 PM
Free is worth it to try. :)

I've been blundering my way through the beginning tutorial missions. I'm interested, but the whole thing seems confusing right now, despite the fact that I'm getting rail-roaded at the moment.

Cam
September 17th, 2016, 03:01 PM
It's kind of buggy. Voice acting is cringe-worth at times. There's still a lot of stuff that I don't get.

I'm kind of enjoying it though. I was just gifted a new ship.

Yw-slayer
September 17th, 2016, 04:25 PM
Stick it out until you get to the first space battle, as just exploring/scanning is pretty boring.

Cam
September 18th, 2016, 01:39 PM
I don't know about when you played, but I was thrown into space battles right away just from following the story. Nearly every encounter involves a space battle. They start out easy, but are getting challenging. One particular space battle, I just beat the last ship after a difficult fight. My shields were mostly down and my hull was at ~60%. I was too close to the explosion of the last enemy and my ship got destroyed! :( I got credit for finishing the mission anyway. :lol: The game lacks polish. The story is like a lame episode of Star Trek: TNG. I find micro managing of inventory, skills and crew to be confusing. (ZOMG, look at the 50 cool things your crew member can do for you, but you can only use one at a time. :rolleyes: ) The trade/exchange system seems confusing as well, as there seems to be four different currencies. :? Despite all that, I'm doing just fine simply using game rewards and loot. However, I think to really get the most out of the game, you should learn how to use all those features. I'm sure there is something I'm not doing right, but the game has not really told me anything on how to use any of these features. I had to do an internet search just to find out how to make sense of the currency exchange. I guess I can't be too disparaging, I'm still playing it.

Cam
September 18th, 2016, 03:35 PM
Apparently, I found where the real action is. I noticed there are encounters on the galaxy map, so I dropped in to see what it was about. INSANE ACTION! There were about 20 players fighting in a gigantic space battle with a bunch of NPCs. Even the largest enemy ships would not last more than 10 seconds against the complete and utter onslaught of player attacks. Wow. That's pretty cool. :)

http://cameronporter.net/STOfight.png

Yw-slayer
September 18th, 2016, 05:15 PM
That's it. Let loose.

novicius
September 18th, 2016, 07:10 PM
:up: :up:

21Kid
September 19th, 2016, 07:32 AM
Damn. :eek:

Cam
September 22nd, 2016, 04:21 PM
This game is quite buggy.

SportWagon
September 30th, 2016, 02:56 PM
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Trek_%28text_game%29

Yw-slayer
September 30th, 2016, 05:40 PM
Still a better love story than Twilight.