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New Xwing style game
There is a new game coming out. Currently early access but they do have a demo on Steam

http://alpha-beta-gamer.tumblr.com/post/163105532046/starway-fleet-is-an-easily-accessible-x-wing-esque

 

Offline deathspeed

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thanks for the heads-up!  I'll check it out this weekend.
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Offline wookieejedi

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Very cool, thanks for the info! Will be trying the demo soon.
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Offline Det. Bullock

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Interesting, though the no briefings aspect kinda worries me.
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Offline Mongoose

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At least it's something besides the seemingly-endless parade of massive open-world space games.  Give me a tightly-focused experience any day of the week.

 

Offline Mikes

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At least it's something besides the seemingly-endless parade of massive open-world space games.  Give me a tightly-focused experience any day of the week.

True ... but "no boring cutscenes and pre-mission briefings" sounds a wee bit much like "we have no clue how to write an engaging story so meh we gonna say something derogatory and sell it as a feature" to me.  :rolleyes:

Well, gonna see.


 
Yeah, and as anyone who's ever tried to extend Freespace's combat model at all knows, a good briefing is critical to keeping players oriented with regards to mechanics. Still, maybe it just means we'll get really good wingmate chatter...?

 

Offline Darius

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I got the impression (from my 5 second browse of the site) that it will be an "instant action" style of game where you're dropped in with a bunch of ships.

 

Offline jr2

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The game's called Starway Fleet: Steam Discussion  |  Steam Store  |  Developer blog here (with gameplay videos) -- this looks sweet!

Sidenote: Alpha-Beta Gamer needs a new site layout, my eyes haven't suffered that much since the late 90's - early 2000's   :eek:

 
It looks pretty good, if a little shallow. But at least it's cheap and isn't a damned roguelite.

  

Offline Det. Bullock

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It has potential but the non fixed target reticle is a pain with a joystick and there is no radar or manual targeting selection.
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Offline JGZinv

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It has potential but the non fixed target reticle is a pain with a joystick and there is no radar or manual targeting selection.


So basically it's a old Xbox Arcade flight shooter.... bleh
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