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Offline Teal_Blue

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Empyrion is Like Stars Beyond Reach...
« on: August 06, 2015, 06:48:40 PM »
Has anyone seen Empyrion? It was recommended to me, by the Steam program, because Steam said, it was similar to SBR. It looks very different, though very interesting looking though.


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Re: Empyrion is Like Stars Beyond Reach...
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2015, 07:42:11 PM »
I backed it during its failed kickstarter, and it's definitely not similar aside from the fact that they both kind of involve space.  But it does look interesting.  Right now I'm kind of taking a wait and see approach, because it seems fairly content-light and I'm not sure about how the developers will do with it. 

They seem to be on solid footing so far in terms of being good folks and handling updates in a positive timeframe.  They also came up with some clever technical solutions to things like switching from space to a planet without a loading screen.  But I'm not really sure what it will evolve into, or how much it will evolve, so I'm kind of waiting.  If they manage to make this kind of a procgen survival game in space with interesting monsters and base building, then that will be great.  So far it's a bit early, though.
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Re: Empyrion is Like Stars Beyond Reach...
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2015, 04:56:39 AM »
I took a look at the trailer and was underwhelmed. Seemed to me to be just yet another re-hash of old tropes and gameplay staples; not something I'd spend time on.
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Re: Empyrion is Like Stars Beyond Reach...
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2015, 07:36:59 AM »
The kickstarter made a much better case.
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