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Not surprised no one wants to play it because of a lack of story. Very few people want a game where there's no objective. I've been saying that since I first heard of the game. I will never buy this game and I will never regret that decision.
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Not surprised no one wants to play it because of a lack of story. Very few people want a game where there's no objective. I've been saying that since I first heard of the game. I will never buy this game and I will never regret that decision.

Problem with this game was that it was build to scam people. The firs 2-3 hours leave you to bealive there is so much to this game. Those 2 hours pass and no more Steam refund.
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I think multiplayer is just one issue of a thousand that was wrong with this game. Cool if they bring in multiplayer, but then your still literally doing nothing. Now, add in multiplayer with trading, pvp, factions, and jobsets than you have something... something that is a completely different game lol.

There is so much wrong with this game. The only good what has come out of this game is for developers to learn and move on.

Most probably at this point. Implementing everything that is missing from the game would either be

1. a very quick job because it was ready but removed because of PS4 constraints, in which case there would be a legal storm between Hello Games and Sony as they sure as everything wouldn't allow the PC version to suddenly become a much better game;

2. much more likely, the team is small, those features were only talked about and made for show in the videos but never properly implemented, in which case it would take months to deliver all the stuff that is missing.

And the thing is, I don't think that there is time for that now. The reputational damage has been done and the incentive to work on those features - not to mention the money required to do so, are not there, so most probably the game will just have a few more bug patches delivered and the base building and freighters and that's it. People will have moved on in a few months before the devs could realistically deliver anything more substantive.

So, all in all, maybe after a while the developers should walk away from it too. Unless Sean does a 180, starts answering questions right now, says they will make the game as it was supposed to be and actually deliver on it, even if they take months. That would go a long way to improve their reputation. I doubt that, but it could happen. They'll probably just move on to the next game.

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So many people bought that game before waiting for reviews.
I wonder how many asked steam for a refund.

That is an excellent question. With 52k+ reviews, more than half of them being negative, I wonder if this might be running alone for the title of most refunded game until now on Steam. Also interesting, given the nature of the game and that you only find out that the game isn't what it was supposed to be outside of the refund window, would be to know if Valve is opening exceptions or not, especially for the early buyers who didn't have access to reviews.
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Problem with this game was that it was build to scam people. The firs 2-3 hours leave you to bealive there is so much to this game. Those 2 hours pass and no more Steam refund.

I thought steam refunded any games pretty much any time generally? I've never heard of a 2 hour limit.
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Problem with this game was that it was build to scam people. The firs 2-3 hours leave you to bealive there is so much to this game. Those 2 hours pass and no more Steam refund.

I thought steam refunded any games pretty much any time generally? I've never heard of a 2 hour limit.

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=6695-QIKM-7966
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Valve will, upon request via help.steampowered.com, issue a refund for any title that is requested within 14 days of purchase and has been played for less than 2 hours. Even if you fall outside of the refund rules we've described, you can submit a request and we'll take a look at it.


2 hours is the normal rule. This game's case might very well fall on the exception that they admit. It would be interesting to know if they are applying it here.
 
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Honestly this game appears to be easy to mod. I am just waiting to see what modders will do with this game. I bet there will be bootleg multiplayer servers up within a year or two (if HG doesn't actually add it) and most of the features that people wanted will be added by modders as well. I am enjoying the game a lot more now with the mods that are available. It still will not ever be worth $60 though.

- Insan1tyOne redface.gif

Modded, I could see this game becoming decent, restore content, add a main quest story line, introduce the axis of planets, more varied planet types including gas giants, introduce causality-based ecology, extent the solar system limits so you could technically fly to the sun..or cross the galaxy if you chose to, more ship types, varied playstyle ship types, combat overhaul mod and probably high res textures...then BAM you have Skyrim in space, essentially.

The promise is there for sure but it's not what was promised. Not at all, nevermind the multiplayer bit.

I'd play the crap out of a Warhammer 40k mod No man's Sky.

Piloting a fleet of Imperials to hold against a Tyranid Hive fleet would be epic! So would playing out the events of one of the Black Crusades.
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Modded, I could see this game becoming decent, restore content, add a main quest story line, introduce the axis of planets, more varied planet types including gas giants, introduce causality-based ecology, extent the solar system limits so you could technically fly to the sun..or cross the galaxy if you chose to, more ship types, varied playstyle ship types, combat overhaul mod and probably high res textures...then BAM you have Skyrim in space, essentially.

The promise is there for sure but it's not what was promised. Not at all, nevermind the multiplayer bit.

I'd play the crap out of a Warhammer 40k mod No man's Sky.

Piloting a fleet of Imperials to hold against a Tyranid Hive fleet would be epic! So would playing out the events of one of the Black Crusades.

O mother of....drool.gif You just had to say Warhammer 40k. Darn, that would be super epic.

But yeah, they should of allowed modding like Skyrim. Would of made the game have some serious potential then. Sometimes amazing what modders can do with a game.

Heck, I still fire up Skyrim, Minecraft, and Cities: Skylines just because mods exist for those games.
 
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I love how people seem to assume that it's the modding communities duty to "fix" a bad game.
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No but they sure can "save" a bad game.
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I called this game boring trash since the beginning.

And got flamed for it.

LOL the sweet nectar of victory is tastee
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