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Maclean wrote:"Personal starcraft were extremely rare - governments and corporations travelled between the stars as they pleased, not us little people. Not hardly ever. But the lawyer said the will was clear - my mother had left me an old cargo hauler. Her first ship and now it was mine. Now I can travel the stars as I please. Now I can find out what really happened to her."
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Kerberos wrote:â€¢ Countless RPG missions, nested with story-specific missions, that take place on ships, spacestations, planets, and moons! Shoot it out in ship-to-ship combat or shoot it out on the ground as you and your crew try and make a living!
â€¢ Faction-based reputation in dealing with various groups expanding throughout the stars, each modeled as the future, fictional version of Earth nations!
â€¢ Massive amounts of cargo that the you can trade, sell, or use for yourself, including combining items to produce new items to trade, sell or use! Map new planets in the air and then explore the surface with your crew for your own purposes or to make a little extra cash from land-hungry colonists!
â€¢ Dozens of ship classes, each with expandable levels of technology - which are reflected in the ship models, weapons and combat effects. Dozens of weapons and technology players can outfit their ship with in order to fly further, fast, carry more cargo, and protect themselves better!
â€¢ And more!
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Wow...From that description it sounds like its going to be a great game.
I kind of get an image of Firefly if it were a video game! Cant wait for more info as it comes.
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*reads descriptions* *drools* *collapses*
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Sounds a bit like Freelancer... I want.
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Sounds like not only a fun game to play, but a real blast to make. Make with the more info!
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Sooooo can we get an idea of a release date. Ya know a rough target......please. It sounds so good and beautiful, and fun
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Me wants that.
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Sounds kinda like a spiritual successor to Privateer. Fun!
Holy jumping weasel fritters on a hot cross bun!! Look at that!
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Impression of picture - Firefly
Impression of feature list:
1) Hm... another game like X - Beyond the Frontier or Freelancer?
2) Naw, it is Kerberos, they will think of some new way to play that kind of game.
I am interested, bring it on!
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Firefly comparison? I suppose, but I am just as happy about that as when people feel SotS reminds them of B5. Great company to be in
Like X or Freelancer/Privateer?...somewhat...in basic theme I suppose...but to us space trading games have been drifting farther and farther from being about the lone starship captain and more and more about being a thinly disguised space flight sim a'la wingcommander.
To us, the essence of the space trader was Han Solo. Yes, the falcon was a hot ship, but it wasnt supposed to be fighting star destroyers all the time or taking on endless jobs to shoot down space pirates...it was about the dealing withlowlife scum, hidden cargo panels, taking odd jobs on the surface of worlds, gunfights as well as dogfights. Shooting up things in space is fun for a bit, but actually watching the cops wander by your hidden cargo panel and wondering whether you should dive for cover and start blasting now? Thats the feel, tension and gameplay we want to bring back to the genre.
Northstar is about putting the rogue back in your wingcommander
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I can't wait to get my hands on this...
Been looking forward to it for a while now.
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I am intrigued.
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