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  • QuizzicalQuizzical Member LegendaryPosts: 23,117
    edited June 2019
    blamo2000 said:

    Eldrach said:



    blamo2000 said:


    "It will also include a sandbox mode so it can be experienced solo or in small groups."





    This sentence doesn't make sense to me. Did the definition of sandbox change again?






    I'm thinking that's akin to creative mode or just "offline mode"



    Its akin to gibberish. Its like calling offline mode "theme park mode," or "rpg mode," or "Battle Royal mode." A game doesn't become sandbox when you play it on or offline. It is or isn't.
    It fits the "run possibly malicious software in a sandbox" definition, as it allows you to do stuff that you don't want to affect your permanent character on the live servers.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandbox_(computer_security)
  • ErillionErillion Member EpicPosts: 10,236
    Quizzical said:
    blamo2000 said:

    Eldrach said:



    blamo2000 said:


    "It will also include a sandbox mode so it can be experienced solo or in small groups."





    This sentence doesn't make sense to me. Did the definition of sandbox change again?






    I'm thinking that's akin to creative mode or just "offline mode"



    Its akin to gibberish. Its like calling offline mode "theme park mode," or "rpg mode," or "Battle Royal mode." A game doesn't become sandbox when you play it on or offline. It is or isn't.
    It fits the "run possibly malicious software in a sandbox" definition, as it allows you to do stuff that you don't want to affect your permanent character on the live servers.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandbox_(computer_security)
    Works well in Elite:Dangerous, where you also can play solo, in small selected groups or full online mode.


    Have fun


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  • KyleranKyleran Member LegendaryPosts: 37,884
    edited June 2019
    Tiller said:
    Those of you who don't want to participate in any PvP, or just plain hate it might want to wait since there are no plans for PvE mode currently.
    That loud slamming noise was the doors of a large segment of this game's potential crafting audience leaving the room. 

    Success likely went with them.

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  • NildenNilden Member EpicPosts: 3,331
    Kyleran said:
    Tiller said:
    Those of you who don't want to participate in any PvP, or just plain hate it might want to wait since there are no plans for PvE mode currently.
    That loud slamming noise was the doors of a large segment of this game's potential crafting audience leaving the room. 

    Success likely went with them.
    They should make it like EVE where you can mine in safe space or have nullsec 0.0 and that system. I think it works great.

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  • KruzilKruzil Member UncommonPosts: 74
    We need more Starbase coverage!
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