Just got invited to the Beta

#1 Posted by demonbear (1859 posts) -

Alright so i just got a beta invite for the Fallen earth game. It looks very interesting, fallout vibe in an mmo universe.

So i'll probably play that all week end. If you guys have any questions about the game, post them here, i'll try to answer to the best of my abilities, probably even make a blog post out of it.

#2 Posted by Adamantium (885 posts) -

I just want to know if it's any good. Looks kinda whack to me, but that's just me.

#3 Edited by CL60 (16906 posts) -

This is my first time hearing about it. All I wanna know is does it play good?

#4 Posted by Dimsey (954 posts) -

I got my invite yesterday but my internets out of whack so I'm still downloading the client. Will have it tonight.
That said I wouldn't get too in depth, what with there being the NDA and all. I know most people don't care but I'm throwing it out there anyway.

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#5 Posted by Wolverine (4281 posts) -

Is it to late to get into the beta? A MMO version of Fallout sounds awesome!

#6 Posted by Dimsey (954 posts) -
@Wolverine said:
" Is it to late to get into the beta? A MMO version of Fallout sounds awesome! "
Shouldn't be. Give it a try.
I only applied like three days ago so I was kind of surprised when I got my invite so quick, hopefully anyone here who tries for one has as much luck.
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#7 Posted by Wolverine (4281 posts) -
@Dimsey said:
" @Wolverine said:
" Is it to late to get into the beta? A MMO version of Fallout sounds awesome! "
Shouldn't be. Give it a try.I only applied like three days ago so I was kind of surprised when I got my invite so quick, hopefully anyone here who tries for one has as much luck. "
Thanks! I just applied. :)
#8 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

I applied yesterday :)

#9 Posted by xenoNfluX (31 posts) -

I got my invite months ago. The downloader would never connect, so I eventually gave up.

I just tried it again and its working. Yay, I guess. We'll see if this is any good.

#10 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

So? How is it?

#11 Posted by Bucketdeth (8010 posts) -

All I have to say, lucky bastard.

#12 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

Wheres our input we were promised?!

#13 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

I'm just gonna go ahead and say it sucks now.

#14 Posted by demonbear (1859 posts) -

Sorry about that guys, i lost track of this thread, the few times i checked it, nobody replied. Ok I played for a week end i can tell you my experience.

First off it starts a bit like LOTRO, you create a character and you're sent into an instance where they explain the mechanics of the game. Pretty generic stuff.

The combat system in this mmo is weird because since you use guns, but its on a client-server game type, the aiming always feels a bit off. I'm pretty sure most people who play shooters will be repulsed by this game because the shooting feels inprecise and theres lots of calculations behind the shooting, your aiming never really feels precise so thats no good. The melee combat is ok, like other mmos i guess.

Now once you're done with the intro you choose a starting zone, its pretty unclear if that chooses your faction or not, its never mentionned in your character sheet. Anyway, you do quests there, I choose the military thing faction. I can see another problem with this game. It's post-apocalyptic. Most of you guys will say hey thats a good thing right? Well. I feel a bit like Jeff and Fallout 3. It's a wasteland. miles after miles after miles of desert and cactus.... Not very exciting. Not from what i saw anyway.

One thing i should mention is that this game is very heavy on the crafting early on. You'll probably be better of creating your own armor if you want upgrades at first because most quests are just giving you cash. So theres another problem here : everybody looks just like you for a long while. I never grouped since most of the stuff at first was solo oriented.

So there you go. Nothing very exciting and, for a game that uses guns, the shooting feels unprecise and a tad boring. I stopped playing after 3 days and i dont feel like coming back.

#15 Posted by c1337us (5751 posts) -

I had never heard of this game before. But it sounds crap to be honest.

#16 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -
@demonbear said:
" Sorry about that guys, i lost track of this thread, the few times i checked it, nobody replied. Ok I played for a week end i can tell you my experience.First off it starts a bit like LOTRO, you create a character and you're sent into an instance where they explain the mechanics of the game. Pretty generic stuff. The combat system in this mmo is weird because since you use guns, but its on a client-server game type, the aiming always feels a bit off. I'm pretty sure most people who play shooters will be repulsed by this game because the shooting feels inprecise and theres lots of calculations behind the shooting, your aiming never really feels precise so thats no good. The melee combat is ok, like other mmos i guess.Now once you're done with the intro you choose a starting zone, its pretty unclear if that chooses your faction or not, its never mentionned in your character sheet. Anyway, you do quests there, I choose the military thing faction. I can see another problem with this game. It's post-apocalyptic. Most of you guys will say hey thats a good thing right? Well. I feel a bit like Jeff and Fallout 3. It's a wasteland. miles after miles after miles of desert and cactus.... Not very exciting. Not from what i saw anyway.One thing i should mention is that this game is very heavy on the crafting early on. You'll probably be better of creating your own armor if you want upgrades at first because most quests are just giving you cash. So theres another problem here : everybody looks just like you for a long while. I never grouped since most of the stuff at first was solo oriented.So there you go. Nothing very exciting and, for a game that uses guns, the shooting feels unprecise and a tad boring. I stopped playing after 3 days and i dont feel like coming back. "
You should let me use your account so I can try it out ;)
#17 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

Interesting, just got an email saying.
 
  Fallen Earth Closed Beta Program Invitation

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