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Ok so I just bought X3: Terran Conflict I tried my custom game and I tried being the second guy on the list a military police or something, after I'm done with the flight training and combat lessons then what?

This game is so vague I don't even know what to do, OCN please help me .

Where do I get my missions?

What is the best player to play as or play custom?

Can I go to earth?

What are some fun things to do?

What are the best and most fun mods for this game?
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Best place to go for tips and advice on X3 is the official Egosoft forum.

I have a 2-inch binder on my desk full of various bits that I printed from the resource and guide thread. X3 is a huge game (as befitting its interstellar scale) and there are a ton of guides, hints, FAQs, and other resources on that forum.

(Forgot to add: You can get to Earth eventually, but it's quarantined when you start the game.)
    
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Read this:
http://forum.egosoft.com/viewtopic.php?p=1571302

Use bookmarks. You'll be alt tabbing a lot in this game.

Get your missions from stations/ships/people who have blue/green/red/white/yellow symbols next to their name (a reticle, bricks, lamp, etc which denotes the type of mission it is)

Just choose Terran Defender. Or humble merchant. You can do all the quests including the main quest from either.

You can go to the Earth sector I think. Haven't unlocked it.


If you find the beginning too boring and slow, find abandoned ships from the guide and sell them.
Edited by thiru - 1/12/11 at 7:22pm
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I thought EvE Online was a large learning curve when I first started a few years ago, this blew my mind...
Good luck, I had to let it go for now hopefully I can pick it up again.
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When I click on download it takes me to this how do I make it work?
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I thought EvE Online was a large learning curve when I first started a few years ago, this blew my mind...
Good luck, I had to let it go for now hopefully I can pick it up again.
I got this game because I thought EvE was too hard to understand... But I still wanted a good space game.
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When I click on download it takes me to this how do I make it work?
http://apricotmappingservice.com/X3T...bookmarked.zip
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Curious, this isn't an MMORPG is it? How are you finding the game? Heard of it, but, having a large list of games to play, I didn't do much research and forgot about it
    
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personally eve is better when it comes to meeting people. I havent gotten that far into this game but its solid for sure.
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