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Old 12-01-2015, 04:08 AM   #101
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so, bought a hauler - have it pimped out atm with 16 storage, 2nd from last FSD, top shields, improved thrusters, best power plant there is
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Old 12-01-2015, 08:07 AM   #102
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How did you get on with the rare route?
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Old 12-01-2015, 09:45 AM   #103
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Re: Elite Dangerous

As much as I'm enjoying this game (and I really am) does anyone else agree that it still feels a bit 'beta'?

The interaction with other players is particularly weak for an 'MMO' - no real trading or co-op options. No sharing of bounties. Fightong each other is the only way to really interact, and given that people just quit out when they are losing with no real consequence there seems to be little point in that either...
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Old 12-01-2015, 09:57 AM   #104
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We've only been playing in Bob's private game so the only commander interaction I've had thus far is Betty and Bob.

We also seem to of found a way around not appearing in the same server even if on a private game by navigating to the same system, jumping into open play and then back into the private game to be assured you're connected to the same server.

Having been doing the rare trade route for a couple of days I'm netting around a million credits for the round trip.

There were a few hairy moments when I was lugging around a stripped down hauler but it was all worth it.

I am currently running a cobra mark 3 on which I've spent roughly 3mil, it jumps 16-18lys so the run is over and done in less than an hour now, without fuel stops due to scoop.

I'm absolutely loving it so far, I feel completely immersed. It was a steep learning curve, mind.

After talking to Betty about what they have planned it does all sound very exciting, especially relating to your comment about lack of interaction. The introduction of wings enabling one squad leader to control all squad members jumping will be nice.

I can come and meet you and pay forward what Betty did for me if you like ewok, I have about 900k credits spare so can happily hook you up.

Get on the rare runs, gear up and we'll have a nice group of ships for the future.

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so, bought a hauler - have it pimped out atm with 16 storage, 2nd from last FSD, top shields, improved thrusters, best power plant there is
ALWAYS remember to upgrade your power plant... It's scary when you're itching for a fight with your brand new gimballed laser with tracking, find a Wanted, deploy hardpoints and suddenly you lose power.

Luckily I managed to disable most of my modules before taking too much shield damage.

Can anyone explain exactly what Wings will do? It's coming to beta soon, so to everyone else sometime after that - but apart from being able to be wingmen with other players, I can't find any information about it.
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I can come and meet you and pay forward what Betty did for me if you like ewok, I have about 900k credits spare so can happily hook you up.

Get on the rare runs, gear up and we'll have a nice group of ships for the future.
I don't have the patience for trading - but boy do those rare runs sound lucrative!

By the sounds of it I'm earning nowhere near as much as you, but I'm having fun hunting bounties. Rocking a Viper Mk3 with mostly C class gear. Dual lasers for shields and then gimballed cannons for afters.
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Old 12-01-2015, 11:40 AM   #107
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If you make your way to either of the systems that I go from I'll jettison out a cargo hold full so you can just sell it and make maximum profit without really going anywhere.

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Old 12-01-2015, 11:45 AM   #108
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I'll need a different ship - I've got a cargo capacity of 4 in the Viper

I could pick up a Hauler, but I'm not far off affording a Cobra (as a second ship) so I might grind that out first then join you.
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Good shout, I helped Bob through the rare run late last night so he's got off the mark making good credits.

I'd definitely grab a hauler and kit it out with as much cargo and good frame shift drive. Should be able to get it up to around 12-14 jump and 16 cargo hold (2x8).

I'm planning on taking a trip this evening to find a port that sells 32 slot cargo bays, feel free to come along x

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Also, with regard to the rare run, you will sell whatever rare commodity you buy, be it that it costs you 500 credits per ton, or 3000, for between 17-22k each per ton.

So fear not if you only have around 8-16 slots as you'll still make around 250-300k a run, even with limited space...

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1.04 update really helped players find each other in open play
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And as an unintended consequence appears to have at least partially broken private sessions.
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I'm ditching my shields and scanner - opting for more cargo space and a fuel scoop instead
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So, you wont see them coming and you wont have any protection??
In private mode, you can out run npc's without any issues

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well, i managed to do a there and back in just 1hr 50 mins making a grand total of 750K, i then managed to figure out that instead of taking the Economical route, i should be taking the fastest!!
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I could pick up a Hauler, but I'm not far off affording a Cobra (as a second ship) so I might grind that out first then join you.
you don't need any more than a capacity of 4, we can drop 4 canisters of goodies at a time and you can cash them in - 64K in 1 go! 3 drops and you've got yourself 180K
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over a mill in the bank, heading back to Lave, then back to pick up my Viper3 and outfit it some more
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