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Ascendancy - $6.99 -> $0.99

12-24-2013, 12:06 AM
#1
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 127
Ascendancy - $6.99 -> $0.99


12-24-2013, 12:10 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,400
Have been living in the dark as far as this game is concerned.

How's the learning curve on this? Worth picking up / easy to start playing?

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Now Playing (iOS): Hearthstone, Battleheart: Legacy
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12-24-2013, 12:38 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 3,198
Quote:
Originally Posted by KiddToKmart View Post
Have been living in the dark as far as this game is concerned.

How's the learning curve on this? Worth picking up / easy to start playing?

Worth picking up.
Curve is a bit high, but worth. Really customizable, seriously, all those races, tons of tech, star system size, etc.

Choose charmachians. They have the best reasearch speed.
12-24-2013, 12:43 AM
#4
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 559
I played the PC version of this, and at one point it was my favorite game.
12-24-2013, 02:31 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 3,605
A big drop down. Thanks for heads-up.

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12-24-2013, 04:33 PM
#6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Papa Deuce View Post
I played the PC version of this, and at one point it was my favorite game.
Me too! Such a deep game with so many choices. Only problem was that it was way too easy but I hear that's been fixed for the iOS version.
12-24-2013, 05:47 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 1,501
Great sale, worth a try
12-25-2013, 03:05 AM
#8
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 2,443
Quote:
Originally Posted by KiddToKmart View Post
Have been living in the dark as far as this game is concerned.
How's the learning curve on this? Worth picking up / easy to start playing?
Yes, curve is a bit high, but doable.
I played this a lot on PC way back when it was first released.
After a few plays, I recommend to read a strategy guide, e.g. on Gamefaqs. Helps with the finer aspects, e.g. planet setup and shipbuilds.
One of the few things I didn't like is that you can spend an insane amount of time micromanaging your planets.