My latest addiction: Astro Empires

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My latest addiction: Astro Empires

Postby The Nighthawk » Thu Jul 12, 2007 11:56 am

I've gotten hooked on this little game called Astro Empires. It's a Turn/Time -Based MMOG of space empire building (and warfare naturally). It's reasonably simple, clean interface, and free to play, though you can pay a subscription to get some extra benefits the free players don't get. You can get along quite well on a free account, but if you really get into it, the subscription is worth the price (~$30/year I think).

As usual with a MMOG, you get more fun out of the game based on the people you play with, and the game has a fairly decent guild system.
If you check it out, and it seems like something you'd like to try out for a bit, let me know, and I can get you into a decent guild on the newest server.
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Postby shipwreck » Thu Jul 12, 2007 6:51 pm

Very interesting. I'll be checking that out on me next off day. Is there much besides the star-map interface on the screens?
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Postby The Nighthawk » Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:01 pm

No, it's basically a big database game, with some minor mapping graphics to give the game more than tables and charts. It doesn't bother me a whole lot though, but I'm pretty easygoing when it comes to interfaces.They just have to make sense, and this one does, so I'm happy. :)
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Postby GrimHydra » Sat Jul 14, 2007 1:57 pm

I remember this game! I played this a long time ago! it was pretty fun
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Re: My latest addiction: Astro Empires

Postby shipwreck » Wed Sep 17, 2008 4:32 am

Bumpity bump! Again, evidence to the theory that it takes me at least a year to get into stuff. I started playing yesterday and it's surprisingly addictive!

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Re: My latest addiction: Astro Empires

Postby The Nighthawk » Wed Sep 17, 2008 7:49 am

Hehe, have fun man. It sucked away a good 4 months of my life. :D
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Re: My latest addiction: Astro Empires

Postby CanadianWolverine » Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:11 am

I gave it a shot for a year. It is not very noob friendly, and since everything takes place in real time ... well, don't plan on beating anyone who has way too much spare time.
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Re: My latest addiction: Astro Empires

Postby shipwreck » Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:35 am

It reminds me of a slightly less ridiculous EVE. I lucked out into landing on a home system with a strong guild so hopefully that will help.
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Re: My latest addiction: Astro Empires

Postby shipwreck » Tue Nov 03, 2009 11:26 am

I think I should start playing this again. I need a distraction when I can only access the web.
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