Origins Melee Beta

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Origins Melee Beta

Post by glory_device » Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:11 am

Hi ho!

It's been far a long time since I ventured here, but I recently received an interesting e-mail from origins. So I started Steam and tried the melee beta that is currently available to those who were founders.

Have you guys tried it yet? Opinion?

I'll give mine after because I want to see your opinion first!
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Specifically, they pried me from the doorjamb, and rolled me into the street.'' -Fwiffo

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Re: Origins Melee Beta

Post by Mormont » Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:30 pm

EDIT: I inquired more about the NDA and decided it was better to remove this.

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Re: Origins Melee Beta

Post by glory_device » Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:35 am

oh damn...that's true... forgot about the legal ramification unless we're in the wrong?
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Specifically, they pried me from the doorjamb, and rolled me into the street.'' -Fwiffo

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Re: Origins Melee Beta

Post by Angelfish » Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:20 am

yeah, haven't played it yet, but not sure if I can dicuss it here :D

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Re: Origins Melee Beta

Post by krulle » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:19 am

I would not worry much about the melee not being diverse enough yet. It'll come, once the melee mechanics are fully working.
No use balancing the ships to diversity yet, while the engine is not fully operational.

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Re: Origins Melee Beta

Post by Mormont » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:34 am

glory_device wrote:oh damn...that's true... forgot about the legal ramification unless we're in the wrong?
I've gotten mixed signals about this - I read on signup that it's pretty open as long as I didn't post media, then saw a stricter interpretation from someone else on the project. So I'm erring on the side of caution.

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Re: Origins Melee Beta

Post by palmpet » Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:53 pm

Just wanted to say...I got to read it before it was deleted. How soon should I expect to get the FBI knocking down my door?
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Re: Origins Melee Beta

Post by krulle » Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:39 pm

Even worse, I as European, got to read it.
And officially, I am outside US jurisdiction of FBI, CIA, ...

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Re: Origins Melee Beta

Post by Death 999 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:08 pm

Send in the Predators.

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Re: Origins Melee Beta

Post by glory_device » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:52 pm

So far i'm less than impressed to be honest! But, they might fix some of it...some ships are kind of doing damage without any clear insight about how they actually work...and also there is something about the way the maps wrap around that is so odd compared to hours and hours of original star control...I mean I can literally screw the AI by using that fact...

Oh well! It's a beta after all, the engine itself seems okay
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Specifically, they pried me from the doorjamb, and rolled me into the street.'' -Fwiffo

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