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It's funny. I love open-ended games like STALKER, Elder Scrolls IV/V, Far Cry 2, but I never play them much. I'm just not used to spending countless hours playing games anymore. This game looks awesome and I'll probably be getting it when it comes around the Steam sales.
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So your saying 5 billion people do not contribute to humanity based on what exactly?

Based on what their intelligence and values level are
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Having no map at least gives a workout for spacial memory skills...
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Play EVE Online, it'll test your metal if that's what you're looking for. I started playing a dumbed down game a couple weeks ago and it's a nice refresher not to think. I hope I don't get too use to it however... redface.gif
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Play EVE Online, it'll test your metal if that's what you're looking for. I started playing a dumbed down game a couple weeks ago and it's a nice refresher not to think. I hope I don't get too use to it however... redface.gif

Just fyi, the word you want is "mettle."
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Play EVE Online, it'll test your metal if that's what you're looking for. I started playing a dumbed down game a couple weeks ago and it's a nice refresher not to think. I hope I don't get too use to it however... redface.gif
EVE actually much improved their tutorials a while back, mainly because of the steep learning curve and terrible retention rate on new players. It's still a very complicated game, but you don't have to curb stomp newbies to have complexity
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Just fyi, the word you want is "mettle."

Thanks, won't see me making that mistake twice! thumb.gif

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EVE actually much improved their tutorials a while back, mainly because of the steep learning curve and terrible retention rate on new players. It's still a very complicated game, but you don't have to curb stomp newbies to have complexity

I joined in '07, so I got curb stomped something bad. I can't say for the tut's as I haven't tried them at all even with the revisions and updates.
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Thanks, won't see me making that mistake twice! thumb.gif
I joined in '07, so I got curb stomped something bad. I can't say for the tut's as I haven't tried them at all even with the revisions and updates.

I joined in BETA 2, we didn't even have autopilot, I had a PDF document of every system and used that on my second monitor to navigate. biggrin.gif
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Sigh.

I call it the survival of the fittest, if a hard game (I mean hard as in actually mentally taxing and challenging, not "Here's something you could never have told was coming or blocked without being able to see the future, now learn what exactly happens until you get it right!") came out, the majority of people would get to the first level and then be stuck.

Some wouldn't even get past the menu screen.
    
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Sigh.
I call it the survival of the fittest, if a hard game (I mean hard as in actually mentally taxing and challenging, not "Here's something you could never have told was coming or blocked without being able to see the future, now learn what exactly happens until you get it right!") came out, the majority of people would get to the first level and then be stuck.
Some wouldn't even get past the menu screen.

This actually reminds me when Tomb raider first came out. I played it on my Saturn, Jebus H cringle did that cause endless nights of torture.

Always reminds me of "Spaced", Tim was always drownding or swan diving off onto hard floors.
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