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Well the subject kinda says it all. Which feature(s) do you think are the best in the game and which ones do you think are not as good and could do with a bit of improvement?

For me the best feature so far would be the shields. It's awesome especially with the ones that follow the mouse which add that little bit more to the game.

The one that could be improved imo would probably be the weapon ranges as some of them at the moment seem a little poor.
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2012, 08:04:29 AM »

Best Feature is the AI in combat, it does very good especially for an early build like this. Worst feature is the AIs strategy, it really wants to use capture commands and just keeps sending individual ships off to their death in some scenarios. thats a bit harsh cause its not terrible its just not nearly as smart as the combat ai.
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2012, 08:20:50 AM »

The best one IMO is the weapons and the worst is probably how (i think it's) the Conquest and how it handles
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2012, 08:25:50 AM »

Best Feature is the AI in combat, it does very good especially for an early build like this. Worst feature is the AIs strategy, it really wants to use capture commands and just keeps sending individual ships off to their death in some scenarios. thats a bit harsh cause its not terrible its just not nearly as smart as the combat ai.
Yes I agree, the AI for the enemy is somewhat awesome. Also that sounds like me xD sending of ships to their death lmfao
The best one IMO is the weapons and the worst is probably how i think it's the Dominator and how it handles
Favourite weapon?
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2012, 08:27:41 AM »

I love all the weapons i dont think i have a favourite :-\
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2012, 09:37:38 AM »

I love all the weapons i dont think i have a favourite :-\
Machine guns for me :D or them blue rapid laser things
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2012, 10:15:51 AM »

But i think my favourite is the Assualt chaingun on the ISS BlackStar
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2012, 10:17:23 AM »

But i think my favourite is the Assualt chaingun on the ISS BlackStar
It good for pew pew effect?
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2012, 10:19:38 AM »

Best feature the SOUND oh my i love cranking my speakers while playing its so epic so deep!

The part i dislike the most is the AI fireing off tons of missiles when something is way off in the distance, that ship is going to pd and block those missiles with shields its pointless... i mean maybe if all my ships fired on the same far away ship at the same time... but having one of my small ships fire off salvo after salvo at a ship across the map that can clearly stop all the damgae is anoying because i know i will want those missiles latter to be used againts a ship that is being attacked.
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2012, 10:21:37 AM »

Best feature the SOUND oh my i love cranking my speakers while playing its so epic so deep!

The part i dislike the most is the AI fireing off tons of missiles when something is way off in the distance, that ship is going to pd and block those missiles with shields its pointless... i mean maybe if all my ships fired on the same far away ship at the same time... but having one of my small ships fire off salvo after salvo at a ship across the map that can clearly stop all the damgae is anoying because i know i will want those missiles latter to be used againts a ship that is being attacked.
I totally agree with both of those points, the AI will likely to be improved over time :D if not someone will probably create a mod that does it ^.^
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2012, 12:50:11 PM »

Best feature is the sound effects.

Worst is the tactical display user interface and control scheme.
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2012, 01:05:54 AM »

I think the best part is the execution. I know it's a very vague/general thing to say, but that's what it boils down to. I can't point to any single thing in the game and say "that's the best part!", instead the game is full of stuff that does what it's supposed to and together, contribute to making it awesome. No single thing is perfect, I don't agree with every design choice but they do form a very streamlined, slick game.

The worst part, I think, is the closeness of the maximum zoom level. I so wish it were possible to zoom out just a little bit more, even one or two more steps. I've been told it isn't happening and I can accept that, but that continues to be the thing about the game that I most wish could be changed.
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2012, 01:38:05 AM »

I think the best part is the execution. I know it's a very vague/general thing to say, but that's what it boils down to. I can't point to any single thing in the game and say "that's the best part!", instead the game is full of stuff that does what it's supposed to and together, contribute to making it awesome. No single thing is perfect, I don't agree with every design choice but they do form a very streamlined, slick game.

The worst part, I think, is the closeness of the maximum zoom level. I so wish it were possible to zoom out just a little bit more, even one or two more steps. I've been told it isn't happening and I can accept that, but that continues to be the thing about the game that I most wish could be changed.
Yeah zooming is quite a biatch, I'd like it to be slightly further for the bigger ships to help you see more around it. Someone could make a mod that changes this I guess :)
Best feature is the sound effects.

Worst is the tactical display user interface and control scheme.
The tactical display will likely be improved over time. I'm sure I've seen Alex mention something about this somewhere but not entire sure lol
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Re: What do you think is the best and worst feature of the game is so far?
« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2012, 02:09:56 AM »


Best feature is the sound effects.

Worst is the tactical display user interface and control scheme.
The tactical display will likely be improved over time. I'm sure I've seen Alex mention something about this somewhere but not entire sure lol
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I hope it will. As of right now, you don't really know whats happening on the battlefield until you open your war room. I'm alright with setting objectives for your allied craft (command points- I see the logic behind that) but no radar kind of kills it for me. I would love to see the old radar from the game previews rather than the side icons. I've read the threads behind the logic of that move but I disagree with it in the suggestion thread I made a while ago.

Also, if Alex adds in a "squadron" mechanic I'll sacrifice a small goat for his favor. By "squadron", I mean basic control groups that you can either set in battle or out of battle. At the very least, an easier mechanic for escorting. I have yet to use it and have it work the way I intended it too. I'm pretty sure the game just ignores me T_T

However, the explosions are awesome. The battles are awesome too! I just wish I felt more in control of my forces :)
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