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Make it free to play like Evolve and then it might bounce back.......MIGHT.
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Originally Posted by DIYDeath View Post

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.
Why did you have to say that....now I want it so badly.
    
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i bought it and returned it. the fatal flaw is many of the random planets one starts on are literally unplayable. There USED to be an undoicumented way to select a viable planet, but people were using it so they turned it off. turns out a quadrillion isn't that big if only a fraction of the planets are playable and some people are sifting through hundreds of planets to find a decent one, increasing the bad//good ratio as they do so.a mere 3 days after launch the chances of having a playable game was reduced to near zero.

It IS fixable. having a standardized invisible planet is one option. Giving the starting players more tech, specifically better hazardous environment protection, weapons, and mobility is another. The planets are unplayable because they either kill the player too fast or have terrain that cannot be navigated in the beginning of the game without assistance.
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Make it free to play like Evolve and then it might bounce back.......MIGHT.

NOPE. that would make it worse not better. The problem is the initial planet selection system. More people is not the answer, playablitiy for starting players is.
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Honestly, the only thing multiplayer would bring to the game is the ability to only be bored, instead of bored and alone.

its already an MMO. You CAN meet other players, and apparently will in the later parts of the game. it's the start that is broken, not the game.
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its already an MMO. You CAN meet other players, and apparently will in the later parts of the game. it's the start that is broken, not the game.

What game are you playing...? it is not an MMO. You can't meet up. The game doesn't have "parts" because your essentially doing the same exact thing all game. The game is completely broken.
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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 Tyranids to hold against a Tyranid Hive fleet Imperial foodmeat delivery would be epic! So would playing out the events of one of the Black Crusades.

 

:D I have an unconscionable amount of Tyranid points sat on the shelves behind me. Were there a mod like this, I'd buy NMS in a heartbeat.

     
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i bought it and returned it. the fatal flaw is many of the random planets one starts on are literally unplayable. There USED to be an undoicumented way to select a viable planet, but people were using it so they turned it off. turns out a quadrillion isn't that big if only a fraction of the planets are playable and some people are sifting through hundreds of planets to find a decent one, increasing the bad//good ratio as they do so.a mere 3 days after launch the chances of having a playable game was reduced to near zero.

It IS fixable. having a standardized invisible planet is one option. Giving the starting players more tech, specifically better hazardous environment protection, weapons, and mobility is another. The planets are unplayable because they either kill the player too fast or have terrain that cannot be navigated in the beginning of the game without assistance.
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its already an MMO. You CAN meet other players, and apparently will in the later parts of the game. it's the start that is broken, not the game.

You don't have a single clue about what you're talking about.
Starting planets are literally unplayable? How? Starting planet/s are exactly the same as the planets near the center of the galaxy. They have the same buildings, same ruins, same bases, same trade posts. Variation in looks but gameplay wise they are literally a copy paste.

Not quadrillion, it's quintillion.

I reached the center of the galaxy by dying only once (coz I was drinking tea) and without upgrading most of my stuff. The terrain is exactly the same throughout the game. I never once added any jetpack upgrade in the game and I could navigate everywhere without any problems and also the hazardous environments are complete joke. Just sit in a cave for few minutes and wait for the storm to pass and you're done.

Again, completely wrong. The game isn't an MMO. You CANNOT meet other players. 2 players went to the same place on the same planet at the same time on live twitch stream and they couldn't see each other. There's an entire other thread about how the devs lied about multiplayer and it seems you haven't heard that news yet.
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Why did you have to say that....now I want it so badly.

Yeah, there's certainly potential here but modders are gonna have to rip this game into shreds and create custom campaigns.

From what " I've heard the game is highly modable but the skill barrier for entry is fairly high. So we'll probably be getting good quality mods over the 1000000 waifu mods Skyrim has.
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I still play this game religiously. It's a good game but people tried to make this game something that it wasnt.
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