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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
It's a single-player game.

Steam had it as part of their Christmas sale; might have recently been on sale through other vendors as well.
    
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It's a single-player game.

Steam had it as part of their Christmas sale; might have recently been on sale through other vendors as well.
ok, thanks. I thought so, it's mostly the comparison to EVE that made me wonder that
    
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Eve and X3 are similar but different. In Eve you must learn to cooperate with others to make your way. In X3 you have to learn to multitask heavily to make your way. There are similarities between the two, such as buying and fitting ships, trading and traveling, but they are different most of the way.
     
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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.
Obviously you're not going to meet a lot of people when you play single player games
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Eve and X3 are similar but different. In Eve you must learn to cooperate with others to make your way. In X3 you have to learn to multitask heavily to make your way. There are similarities between the two, such as buying and fitting ships, trading and traveling, but they are different most of the way.
You don't really need to multitask, doing one thing at a time works perfectly fine.
Just slow.
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How do you drive the ship.



Do you just always have to use autopilot?
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I just got into this a few days ago. Basically, when you start out as the Random character, you have to go to one of the major factions and do work for them to advance their quest line. Like, go to the TerraCorp HQ in Home of Light or whatever, and do the quest that's being offered by one of the TerraCorp reps, that'll get you in with them. I think you start Argon when you do Random, so you'll want to look for an official looking quest in Argon Prime.

Also, you pilot the ship with the arrow keys and QWEASD. Full throttle is Tab, full stop is Backspace, increase throttle is Z, decrease is X, and your mouse scroll wheel will do throttle too. Q and E is roll, WASD is strafe, and the arrow keys are pitch and yaw.
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How do you drive the ship.



Do you just always have to use autopilot?
No you can use keyboard and mouse...
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I just got into this a few days ago. Basically, when you start out as the Random character, you have to go to one of the major factions and do work for them to advance their quest line. Like, go to the TerraCorp HQ in Home of Light or whatever, and do the quest that's being offered by one of the TerraCorp reps, that'll get you in with them. I think you start Argon when you do Random, so you'll want to look for an official looking quest in Argon Prime.
Starting the 'custom game' is a bad idea because you don't get any of the main quests.
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No you can use keyboard and mouse...
Starting the 'custom game' is a bad idea because you don't get any of the main quests.
You can get the main quests, you just have to go find them instead of having them started for you.
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You can get the main quests, you just have to go find them instead of having them started for you.
Not if it's a custom game.
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Not if it's a custom game.
Huh. News to me. I read in some guide that there was a pilot mission you could do that would start the Terran campaign, but...oh well.
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