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post #11 of 17
Def not an easy find on the open beta like this post says. Most of the time it just takes you to a page after signing up that wants you to pay something. It looks like an awesome game and it might be worth it, if you had an extra $20+ to blow.

I did find this though:

http://www.firefallthegame.com/beta-weekend-finale

The downloader installs a Xiph codec which IIRC is a new HTML5 Video Playback Codec. Anyway, the streaming downloader is similar to how WoW does it, sorta. You can also download the complete near 5gig full downloader on that page as well.
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Can you pay by pafesafecards on firefall? And will it be on steam?
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post #13 of 17
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Originally Posted by Atham View Post

Can you pay by pafesafecards on firefall? And will it be on steam?

Not sure, might be ion the facts section someplace. I played for a few and it's actually pretty fun. Plays a bit like Boarderlands actually. At least how it moves and looks.
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post #14 of 17
Played a little bit and it is fun, and from what I have seen its not p2w so thats a good thing.
post #15 of 17
It's a pretty good game. I was playing it around August last year, but stopped because of time constraints (work, family, etc) and because there wasn't much to do back then other than gather resources and try and craft things.

I've reinstalled and started playing a few weeks ago, and they've made massive improvements and added tonnes of content in the last year. I plan to keep playing it, and have dropped my other MMO subs.
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post #16 of 17
It is a hell of a lot of grinding when you consider crafting.
Visuals are average at best.
There is no linier questing like most mmos. You just roam around doing random dynamic quests or thumping for resources.

The dynamic events range from easy to difficult.

I can only hope that there is going to be more about the storyline of the game in future updates.
post #17 of 17
The "grinding" isn't bad at all if you consider other MMOs and the amount of grinding in them. When I came back a little over two weeks ago, I had to start over because my character had been wiped. Since then I have almost maxed out a frame in progression as well as equipped it in full T2 gear, and I'm about halfway through another frames progression, and that frame also has almost full T2 gear.

This is from playing for maybe an hour or two a day if I'm lucky, between working 55hrs a week and having a family with a 1.5 year old.
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