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Old 03-04-2013, 19:47
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I have watched a few clips of it on YouTube but I still can't decide if I want to get it. I liked the fallout games and skyrim. Is it the same type of game but all online with other players?
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Old 03-04-2013, 20:01
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It's like some weird fusion of Fallout, Skyrim, Borderlands and Red Dead Redemption.

As long as they can keep a high number of players playing then it should be pretty good.
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Old 03-04-2013, 22:30
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There's something Halo-like about it as well, I guess it's the alien thing and riding about the game world in vehicles. In fact if you can imagine playing the second level of Halo CE (which was on the planet Halo) only much bigger environments with tons of other players then you'd be quite close to the general feel of the game.
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:46
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So shall we start a DS clan soon? that way people on here who get the game can join up as and when, We can get the ball rolling and in the mean time be earning clan XP.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:09
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But will the clan be on all platforms or different DS clans for different platforms?
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Old 04-04-2013, 13:45
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AFAIK each one is seperate, so xbox gamers on one server, ps3 a different server.

Its been good fun so far, I kinda hope it takes off as a concept on consoles...

This time.
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Old 04-04-2013, 14:07
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Different clans for different platforms. It costs quite a bit of in-game resources to start a clan but I'll set it up later today if no-one else wants to. If you are at all intrigued by the idea then I highly recommend giving it a try, Defiance really does work as you would expect, except for some slightly choppy frame rates in the larger battles but these moments are few and far between and don't really spoil the experience. It's a great game that's only getting better the more I play and it's is truly monstrous in scope (and loot), there is so much to do/unlock as you would expect from an MMO, but also so much to come! this is only the beginning.

The community in Defiance is refreshingly nice too, I think the 360 game is limited to UK servers which is fine by me, there's plenty of players online even at early hours and there have been plenty of random's that have come to my aid or just casually joined me on my mission, they've been really helpful so far. I get the feeling everyone playing Defiance really wants this game to work.

BTW I got into a HUGE Arkfall battle last night with about 40+ other players, it was hectic and it was chugging a bit but a lot of fun. Not tried out PVP but it's there for people who want it and I've read good things about.

C'mon guys get this game!
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Old 05-04-2013, 00:08
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C'mon guys get this game!
Getting it tommorow (Saturday) I'll look up your clan as soon as i can.
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:07
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I'm not sure how to do the clan set up/join. So I'll wait till I'm on with Brass and he can talk me tru it lol
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:59
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Assuming I know what I'm doing is your first mistake, lol.

Fought in my first "Arkfall" last night - 30+ players blazing away at a Hellbug nest was just mental, but fun!

I've some spare cash to throw in to the DS clan fund if its needed?
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Old 05-04-2013, 09:18
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Yeah, I need to invest a little more time in this I think as I haven't got the first clue about the clan side of the game.
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:17
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I havnt been able to connect so far today been trying for the last hour just keep getting a stupid critical message
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:50
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AFAIK each one is seperate, so xbox gamers on one server, ps3 a different server.

Its been good fun so far, I kinda hope it takes off as a concept on consoles...

This time.
Shame it wasnt X platform. If that's even possible.
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Old 05-04-2013, 15:03
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Getting it tommorow (Saturday) I'll look up your clan as soon as i can.
Cool, look forward to that.

The 360 Clan is up, its called Digital Spy (no...really). Feel free to join, there is no obligation, no-one has to play together, I'll leave that up to people here to arrange get togethers. It's a purely casual thing, I'm not hardcore into this game and don't plan on getting that way either.

In essence all it means is we can all be a part of a group and earn XP toward the clan. There are game benefits to doing that and it makes finding each other a little easier in the game world (as well as having our own clan chat channel which is accessable no matter were you are) and it could be fun as well as useful when it comes to group battles and trading. You don't have to use a mic if you don't want (I'll be using k/b mostly) I believe from looking at it last night I have to send invites to those who wish to join, I don't need your 360 Gamertag, only your Defiance username. If you want to leave your name in this thread and I will send out an invite to you...Arkhunter.
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Old 05-04-2013, 15:05
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I havnt been able to connect so far today been trying for the last hour just keep getting a stupid critical message
I was getting that last night. Annoying.

There was a patch yesterday though, it addressed a few issues people where having and improved performance from what I saw. It's clear they're busy working on the servers though.

Shame it wasnt X platform. If that's even possible.
It was possible and Trion demonstrated it during development, but "first parties weren't impressed with it", for whatever reason. No doubt it would of made the game even glitchier though.

I've some spare cash to throw in to the DS clan fund if its needed?
Very kind to offer, but no worries, it's paid for now and I can make it up with a few hours play easy enough.
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Old 05-04-2013, 16:48
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Sound. I'm in.

Defiance u/n is Mara Jade76.

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Old 05-04-2013, 17:32
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Brilliant, will add you later.
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Old 05-04-2013, 18:05
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So, a question for those like me who play as female characters in things like e.g. Mass Effect...

... Do you also pick a female character for something like this, or do you stick with a male character because this is multiplayer?
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Old 05-04-2013, 18:06
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Oh, and... how many people are playing this, and will you keep it up?

I'm quite tempted, but not if I'd only ever be with randoms.
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Old 05-04-2013, 18:12
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Well my character's female. Any kind of game where I'm going to spend a lot of time looking at my character = female. It's as simple as that.

I'm playing this off and on at the moment while I work my way through the ME trilogy. Once that's finished then I plan on investing much more time in it.
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Old 05-04-2013, 18:17
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Well my character's female. Any kind of game where I'm going to spend a lot of time looking at my character = female. It's as simple as that.
Same as me. Always FemShep for ME, always female in anything else 3rd person that has a choice (KOTOR, Fable, etc.).

I'm playing this off and on at the moment while I work my way through the ME trilogy. Once that's finished then I plan on investing much more time in it.
Cool. I also know a few people from another forum (BXB) who are planning on putting time into it.

I may try and see how cheap I can find it, and get into it once I finish BioShock Infinite (near the end now).
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Old 05-04-2013, 18:35
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I paid 35 for it from Tesco.

Also got a 5 off voucher for my next shop, so not too bad.
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Old 05-04-2013, 18:47
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My finals are coming up next month so I've been too busy studying to get this, and I'm sure it would end up being a distraction anyway if I did get it now.

To be honest, I hardly know anything about MMOs. I played some of The Old Republic but you can get away with playing that as a single player. I'll probably need to spend more time with Defiance to get used to playing a proper MMO as I'm sure no one would really want me to be on their clan! Would like to join the Digital Spy clan but I'll be getting it for the PC.
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Old 05-04-2013, 18:48
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You said you only need the defiance name to send the request is that the characters name or the username from the website?
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Old 05-04-2013, 19:18
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Is there a DS clan for xbox if so how do i join enjoying the game, well what little I've played bit it feels a bit lonely.

Ooops i should read before posting. How do i join the Digital Spy forum?
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