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Rebel Galaxy by Double Damage Games (Travis Baldree/Erich Schafer)

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Metro, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. Dreaad Arcane

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    ^ this. Considering this is essentially still the best thing we got since X3 (kinda sad really). What I wouldn't give for another Nexus Jupiter Incident except with C&C.
     
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  2. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Isn't X3 ten times deeper? This is only slightly more fleshed out than something like Darkstar One.
     
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  3. Dreaad Arcane

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    Yeah but I'm just talking about overall satisfaction from a product, not necessarily how deep it is.
     
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  4. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Definitely a good value.
     
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  5. MadMaxHellfire Arcane

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    if we valued only overall satisfaction, jerking off would be the best videogame ever.
     
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  6. Alienman Arcane Patron

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    A game every man plays and knows well, especially now in these dark times ;)
     
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  7. ArchAngel Arcane

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    It is not really a Freelancer game, more like action version of Starfleet Command but with trading and random missions.
     
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  8. MasterSmithFandango Arcane

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    You know... This game is missing something. What makes games like Pirates! or other ship sims that rely on broadside combat work is a satisfying feeling when unleashing them. If it were a bit slower, and a bit less chaotic, it would feel a lot more fun and satisfying.
     
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  9. Lone Wolf Arcane

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    Fucking hell.

    Had a fighter swarm mission come up as available in the 2nd system for 100k credits. Mission difficulty, apparently, was 'average'. So I'm like, sure, why not.

    I get to the designated NAV point and take care of the five or six gunships/fighters. Easy. Too easy. Before I know it, 30+ fighters spawn on all sides, closing in fast. My shields last about six seconds; I'm dead within eight.

    There are missions in this game you learn to just not take, until you're overpowered. 'Vulnerable Duo' for example. The 'vulnerable' duo in question being a behemoth and a dreadnought. They were not that vulnerable for my dinky little frigate.
     
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  10. Lone Wolf Arcane

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    It's slower and less chaotic as you ramp up scale, MSF. The really big ships are lumbering beasts. But that's a good comparison, actually. This game can be summed up as Pirates! in space.
     
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  11. baturinsky Arcane

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    Finished the main quest.
    UI is horrible.
    Gameplay is fresh and fun, but gets repetitive after a while. About as soon as (quite short) main quest ends. Overall game feels a bit shallow.
    Most of the game I was running first Mercenary faction ship (don't remember the name, Very Fast/Very Fast and 6 broadsides), Neutron broadsides, Mining turrets and Mine secondary.
     
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  12. ArchAngel Arcane

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    You know, in the description of that quest they even warn you prepare differently for this mission lol. Noobs.. noobs never learn :)
     
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  13. veevoir Klytus, I'm bored Patron

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    Sturville. This and Minotaur (the other mercenary ship which I dearly love) are the sole reason anything bigger than Minotaur is a waste of time grinding.

    Game is good for what it is. Simple, bit shallow, yet mindless fun to space-bikers riffs. Fun was had.
     
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  14. Lone Wolf Arcane

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    That's one way to look at it.
     
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  15. baturinsky Arcane

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    I have bought Blackgate (last non-guild ship) after finishing MQ. 20 broadside is amazing. For some reason (bonus for ship's class?) when I use it, range of broadsides are extended beyond listed value, so I barely need to chase anybody to pop.
     
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  16. praetor Arcane

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    it was confirmed by a dev on reddit that certain ships get a range bonus on broadsides (iirc, destroyers and dreads + one of the big ships that is neither, i think it's the mckinley)
     
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  17. Zewp Arcane

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    Tried it for about an hour and it was kinda boring. Combat feels like it has no impact and isn't very satisfying. What am I missing here?
     
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  18. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Nothing. If you're not a fan of the 2D broadside thing you won't like the game. I mentioned earlier it's apparent that most of the people raving over the game have never played stuff like Privateer or Freelancer. It's not a bad game but it doesn't do anything new.
     
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    it's a bad game because it manages to be less fun and more impractical than ass creep 4.
     
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  20. baturinsky Arcane

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    I was too not fond of the game in the first ~hour, but it got better when I got the idea of combat mechanics and overall game strategy (i.e. what and how to upgrade).
     
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  21. ArchAngel Arcane

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    And I said earlier this game is not supposed to be like Privateer or Freelance, but like Starfleet Command or Starpoint Gemini 2 but a more action version.
     
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  22. Taka-Haradin puolipeikko Prestigious Gentleman Filthy Kalinite Patron

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    Came for cheap space shooting; stayed for the best rock soundtrack since FlatOut.
     
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  23. WhiteGuts Arcane

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    That soundtrack, whoever had the idea is a fucking genius. It fits so well. The Firefly vibe is just the cherry on top.

    My favorite track being this one :

     
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  24. Invictus Arcane The Real Fanboy

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    This dirty cheap on gog right now, have never been a huge stargame fan; played a bit of freelancer and Elite back in the day but honestly grindly games are sort of relaxing to me but should I go with this which is supposed to be a lighter take on the elite sort of sim or get an X game instead?
     
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  25. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    A great man once said, this:

    As far as this versus X-series... I can't tell you which one you'd enjoy more because it's all based on your taste. X-Series games are very in-depth and take a lot of management. This is a barebones/action oriented game.
     
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