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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #330 on: July 25, 2018, 06:38:47 AM »
Cheers JH

I bought it cheap (£15 I think) for the PS4, went wandering about, was getting very bored and then completely bored when I realised I can't jump out of the system I'm in and can't get the juice anywhere on any of the planets in my system. I'm basically stuck on a planet.

I could've started again - but I really, really didn't see the point.

Open world and massive but one of those games that's boring for it.

Time for a re-look - but I'm not holding out much hope.
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #331 on: July 25, 2018, 06:50:01 AM »
It's also now multiplayer by default.

UGH! Really?!?  >:(

Hope that's easy to turn off. I don't want some f@cktard blasting me fer shits and giggles....
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #332 on: July 25, 2018, 07:02:11 AM »
It's also now multiplayer by default.

UGH! Really?!?  >:(

Hope that's easy to turn off. I don't want some f@cktard blasting me fer shits and giggles....

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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #333 on: July 25, 2018, 08:52:33 AM »
But what if it is me blowing you up?  :bd:
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #334 on: July 25, 2018, 08:53:05 AM »
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #335 on: July 25, 2018, 08:55:33 AM »
How else am I supposed to train to get I to Space Force?  :tickedoff:
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« Reply #336 on: July 25, 2018, 08:57:22 AM »
Yer the rocket engineer... you send Space Force not are Space Force...
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #337 on: July 29, 2018, 05:53:43 PM »
Cheers JH

I bought it cheap (£15 I think) for the PS4, went wandering about, was getting very bored and then completely bored when I realised I can't jump out of the system I'm in and can't get the juice anywhere on any of the planets in my system. I'm basically stuck on a planet.

I could've started again - but I really, really didn't see the point.

Open world and massive but one of those games that's boring for it.

Time for a re-look - but I'm not holding out much hope.

I bought the game last year, and became bored with it after six hours or so.  Hearing about the new patch, I decided to give the game a try again.  So far, about 15 hours in I like it...but I am following the story start.  There is much more to like for me anyway, than not to like.  Enjoying base building and hiring employees.  Not certain how replayable it is. 
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #338 on: July 29, 2018, 05:54:37 PM »
It's also now multiplayer by default.

UGH! Really?!?  >:(

Hope that's easy to turn off. I don't want some f@cktard blasting me fer shits and giggles....

Yes, you can select to go it alone....pretty easy...question is right up front at every reload.
"Baseball's Sad Lexicon" - 1910

These are the saddest of possible words:
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Trio of bear cubs, and fleeter than birds,
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Ruthlessly pricking our gonfalon bubble,
      Making a Giant hit into a double—
Words that are heavy with nothing but trouble:
      “Tinker to Evers to Chance.”

"Tinker to Evers to Chance"
"where doubles go to die"

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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #339 on: July 29, 2018, 10:22:04 PM »
It's also now multiplayer by default.

UGH! Really?!?  >:(

Hope that's easy to turn off. I don't want some f@cktard blasting me fer shits and giggles....

Yes, you can select to go it alone....pretty easy...question is right up front at every reload.

I must be dense because I'm not seeing this... I see I can make a game where others can join OR I can join another's game.... no option to just play alone forever.....
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #340 on: July 30, 2018, 05:25:41 AM »
It's also now multiplayer by default.

UGH! Really?!?  >:(

Hope that's easy to turn off. I don't want some f@cktard blasting me fer shits and giggles....

Yes, you can select to go it alone....pretty easy...question is right up front at every reload.

I must be dense because I'm not seeing this... I see I can make a game where others can join OR I can join another's game.... no option to just play alone forever.....

My understanding is that if you select the first option, you are the host, and only people who you invite may join.

Either way, this isn’t an MMO. Everybody who plays isn’t in the same instance of the game world. I believe only up to 16 players can be in any one instance of a game at the same time.

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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #341 on: July 30, 2018, 05:42:49 AM »
OK, thanks.
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #342 on: October 29, 2018, 12:06:44 PM »
Anyone playing this actively?
I finally picked it up for a mere 10 dollah as what I’ve been reading looks like the game has improved quite a bit and for only a tenner I’d be willing to take a look with my own eyes.
I understand the latest patch even added a whole underwater world!
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #343 on: October 29, 2018, 12:20:30 PM »
I don't think I've loaded it since the latest addition...but by far it was the single most boring game and waste of money and time I've ever discovered in the gaming world.

I hope your experience differs.
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Re: No Man's Sky - Too good to be true?
« Reply #344 on: October 29, 2018, 12:30:47 PM »
Anyone playing this actively?
I finally picked it up for a mere 10 dollah as what I’ve been reading looks like the game has improved quite a bit and for only a tenner I’d be willing to take a look with my own eyes.
I understand the latest patch even added a whole underwater world!

it has drastically improved since its release. Its worth taking a look at for sure, but I think its longevity is still limited, even in its improved state. I haven't tried the underwater update yet. I'm sure its cool, but like everything else, I'm also sure the excitement will wear off after awhile...I mean the water is great, but isn't the vastness of near infinite space deep enough? If that doesn't keep things exciting and fresh, I doubt some lakes or even oceans will...
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