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Epic War in a Sinful Universe

PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 4:49 pm
by Adean
I just purchased Sins of a Solar Empire.  It's EPIC.  Massive fleets of warships blasting at each other with rail guns and lasers.  And when I say massive I mean HUGE.  Hundreds of ships at once!!!  

Anyways, I was wondering if anyone else had the game.  I'm a pretty casual player, and I'm not very good yet, so I was hoping to play some casual games with some people I "know".

PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 8:37 pm
by Shaeph
I love this game. My computer can barely handle the graphics but its still completely epic.
I try to play online, but I always lag out.  :(

PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 10:04 pm
by Bonn-o-Tron
I think my brother has it on Gametap, and it looks interesting so I might give it a try.

PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:17 pm
by blackwing77
I have it, username is blackwing77. I'm almost never on though

PostPosted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:29 am
by Tuefish
I've seen it at target, I thought about picking it up.
I think I will now.

PostPosted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:07 am
by spacessj
Bloody hell this is nice. I think I'm going to get it too

PostPosted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:36 pm
by Shaeph
Warning! Check system requirements!
This games needs some really good 3d cards so be careful

PostPosted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:48 pm
by blackwing77
No it doesn't. It runs just fine on my piece of shit.

PostPosted: Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:30 pm
by Shaeph
well i had to get some more ram and download some stuff
lucky  :(

PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:34 am
by Adean
If you have a piece of crap, make sure to put everything at medium or low graphics quality.  That'll make it run smoother.

I was surprised however with how well it runs in comparison to other games that have similar requirements.  I'm able to run all the graphics at the highest quality and still have the game run relatively well.  I tune it down for online play though, to minimize lag.

Anyways, there's not a lot of traffic online since it's still a pretty new game, but we likely won't meet up randomly in the pre-game lobby.  You guys let me know if you want to get a game together and we'll set a time.

PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:04 pm
by blackwing77
The online community is pretty dead, a lot of people with the game don't even touch online. I'm up for a game though.

PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:24 pm
by Adean
That's true, the game is pretty epic by itself, but pwning comps gets boring fast in my opinion.  What time-zone you in kid?

PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 9:45 pm
by blackwing77
east coast

PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 9:57 pm
by Shaeph
If you don't mind I would like to join this game and am on EST time

PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:22 am
by Adean
Sweet ossumness.  The more the merrier.  Unfortunately I'm west coast time.  So if we're all gonna play together we should do it around noon/late morning central time.  I forget what EST time is LoL.  In fact, I suck with times in general.  Anyone wanna suggest a time?