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Sea of Thieves....mp pirates

Post by Daehawk » Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:18 am

Is there no thread on this? Thought I saw it. Maybe it was in another thread?

https://www.seaofthieves.com/

Anyways a multiplayer cartoony pirates sim.
Sea of Thieves is all about being a pirate with a crew. Scavenge for treasure, loot islands, take to the open sea, and battle against other crews that are unfortunate enough to come across your pathway.

User-generated content is a big feature for Sea of Thieves as well. Players will be able to craft their own custom stories using the various in-game tools. From there, these campaigns can be uploaded online for other players to download and enjoy on their own.
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Post by Octavious » Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:43 am

I'm excited to play this with my daughter. Which will make it more expensive as I need two copies but whatever.
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Post by Daehawk » Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:02 pm

Wish I was playing it now. I need a good mmo style game...this and Skull & Bones and even Monster Hunter World all look good to me.
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Post by Daehawk » Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:03 pm

Edited the post to add a link to the homepage.

On their webpage it seems to say to get into the beta you have to pre order but it only shows the Xbox One version not the PC. So wheres the PC one? And it keeps saying Win10 pc. Im guessing it will still work on a Win 7 pc?
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Post by stessier » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:41 pm

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Post by Sepiche » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:52 pm

stessier wrote:
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So is this game any good?

This review makes me very, very interested, even though I don't have VR.
Most people I've talked with who have played it enjoyed it for a while, as there are a lot of cool and charming elements to the game, but the lack of any real content meant they didn't stick with it long.

As I understand it though they finally added NPC ships recently, so maybe they are finally getting some real content in there.

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Post by Sepiche » Mon May 13, 2019 10:22 am

I stayed away from this until now based on the mediocre initial reviews and it only being on the MS store, but I've been watching a few streams of people playing it lately, and commenting on how much improved it is over the release version. I'm also a sucker for age of sail stuff, even if the most of the multiplayer aspects are uninteresting to me, so I finally picked up the new anniversary edition.

Anyone still play this around here? So far I've just been exploring in a sloop by myself and having a pretty fun time, but not sure how much of the game is actually viable when playing solo.

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Post by hentzau » Mon May 13, 2019 12:57 pm

I determined in the early days that I didn’t have the chops to play SoT. I was shit at gunner as well as pilot. My brain couldn’t handle aiming the cannon while the ship was moving and the sea was rolling and the direction of my shooting platform was being controlled by someone else. It’s a shame, because I loved the concept.

My son, however is loving the game again with the new updates. But he has a crew of friends that he plays with.
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Post by infinitelurker » Wed May 15, 2019 9:53 am

Sepiche wrote:
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Anyone still play this around here? So far I've just been exploring in a sloop by myself and having a pretty fun time, but not sure how much of the game is actually viable when playing solo.
I remember being stoked to try this out, and just haven't gotten around to it yet. Your taste in games typically lines up well with mine according to Steam, so I think I'll pick it up. Perhaps we can try out the multiplayer some time...
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Post by morlac » Wed May 15, 2019 11:51 am

I have it and played once at launch for a few minutes :). Id totally be willing to dive in again if we can get a crew but little to no interest in trying it solo.

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Post by Isgrimnur » Wed May 15, 2019 11:52 am

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I have it and played once at launch for a few minutes :). Id totally be willing to dive in again if we can get a crew but little to no interest in trying it solo.
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Post by Sepiche » Wed May 15, 2019 10:35 pm

I've been tooling around solo the last few nights without too many problems. Only even encountered other players close up once, but I didn't even have anything on me for them to steal at the time.

I find the game conversely relaxing, in that I'm just sailing around a gorgeous ocean doing missions and turning them in, and stressful in that I always have to keep an eye open for other pirates, even if I rarely see them.

If you guys feel like meeting up some time and trying it out as a crew, I think even 3 of us could probably manage to keep a brig sailing. Be nice not to try to have to do 10 things at once like I do solo. :P

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Post by Sepiche » Mon May 20, 2019 11:13 am

Been running around with this the last week as I've been able, and still having a lot of fun. I've run into more players now, but still fairly uncommon. I even convinced my wife to give it a go, and she ran with me on a couple of voyages this weekend and seems to like the game more than I expected.

My most notable achievements were killing a Kraken by myself (although I didn't get into the water in time to get any treasure), and last night as I was getting ready hop off for the night, I got the upper hand on two guys that were trying to rob me.

I put into port with a small chest of gold and turned it in, but I noticed a sloop a little ways off that was slowly sailing near the island I was on. As I got back on my ship and was about to log off they started approaching, so I rotated my sloop to give me a line of fire, but waved to show I wasn't interested in a fight. They opened fire on me anyway and I returned it. They put a number of poorly aimed rounds through my ship, but mostly above the waterline, so no real threat. I managed to put a lot of shots into their ship on the waterline and take down their mast, but then they hit me with a cursed cannon ball that disabled my guns and started bombarding me again.

That finally caused more damage than I could fix, and my sloop started going under, so I jumped in the water and swam lower just as I saw one of the pirates swim up to my ship looking for treasure. I snuck up behind him and killed him in the water before he knew I was there, and then I swam over to their ship and climbed up the ladder. The other guy was on the quarterdeck and put a shotgun blast into me, but I slashed him a couple times with my cutlass and then ran below decks hoping they might have a gunpowder barrel I could blow up to sink them. They had some treasure chests in their hold, but no gunpowder, so I turned to at least go out fighting the remaining pirate, but to my surprise I managed to kill him with a couple of quick strikes as he raced downstairs.

So, not sure what else to do, I grabbed one of the chests on their ship, jumped overboard, and swam underwater back to the island where I turned in the chest for a nice reward and logged off for the night. :D

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