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Hey!

 

I am considering starting up again. I loved the game pre sunset, but didn't get the opportunity to get far. I've dabbled in the emulator a few times, but not a ton.

 

My time to play would be extraordinarily limited, and I know nothing of later game play. Chances are I'll be alone for most of my play time, though if there is ways to connect with others easily (via a guild or something) would love to possibly get plugged in. It may be some time before I can begin, we have no internet where I live right now.

 

What's some people's favorite classes to roll with, and why? Pre sunset, I dabbled with JE, PW, and to a limited extent, TE. Never crested level 50 (if I recall correctly.)

 

I enjoyed both combat and exploring. I'm not as interested in min/maxing, as I doubt I'll have time to even get one character to max level.

 

Convince me!

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The JE is one of the easiest to start with. I have several of each of the nine professions.   A easy solo player avatar can have a lot of fun in game.  I am mostly solo or a group of my own tools. Most of the time. Right now I have been playing the Terran Scout (TS) a missile capable explorer class with great speed and the nullfactor shield that helps with the radiation damage and gravity well effects when its at maximum. Which makes it a descent trader especially with a Polar Express engine. 

 

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So the nullfactor is worth the points?

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Definatley max that asap as well as the Afterburner skill !

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Yes  it is an essential skill for the TS.  

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After browsing around for a while, and remembering a few things from about 19 years ago (I can't believe it was that long since I stopped.. I had to stop pre-sunset), I have decided on a PW for a main toon. It fits my style the most. I have found a few posts here and there for some basic guides, which have been helpful. Now that it looks like I can play with mobile data, I hope to be able to get setup in the next couple weeks. Thanks Woodstock for your contribution.

I am looking to mostly just play and enjoy the game, though I know there will be 'grinding' involved. That said, are there are handful of things that would make my life much easier / more enjoyable? Assume I know nothing.. it really has been that long. 

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On 2/5/2021 at 12:14 PM, Neponde said:

After browsing around for a while, and remembering a few things from about 19 years ago (I can't believe it was that long since I stopped.. I had to stop pre-sunset), I have decided on a PW for a main toon. It fits my style the most. I have found a few posts here and there for some basic guides, which have been helpful. Now that it looks like I can play with mobile data, I hope to be able to get setup in the next couple weeks. Thanks Woodstock for your contribution.

I am looking to mostly just play and enjoy the game, though I know there will be 'grinding' involved. That said, are there are handful of things that would make my life much easier / more enjoyable? Assume I know nothing.. it really has been that long. 

 

highly suggest also making an explorer or trader character if you're willing to play with 2. both really compliment a PW. trader can build your equipment, has lots of cargo to hold loot/ammo and can heal you. a JE has wormholes to help you get around faster but also jump start and cloaking abilities. of course having the extra damage from a second character also helps. you can level them together so it's not like you really add to your grind just slightly more work switching between windows 

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15 hours ago, Andy578 said:

 

highly suggest also making an explorer or trader character if you're willing to play with 2. both really compliment a PW. trader can build your equipment, has lots of cargo to hold loot/ammo and can heal you. a JE has wormholes to help you get around faster but also jump start and cloaking abilities. of course having the extra damage from a second character also helps. you can level them together so it's not like you really add to your grind just slightly more work switching between windows 

Thanks, i would love to if I could, however, i am playing from my mobile phone data, and it cannot seem to handle the latency of 2 clients. I'll do some more experimenting to see what i can do though.

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On 2/1/2021 at 7:19 PM, YetiGBR1 said:

Definatley max that asap as well as the Afterburner skill !

I knew whose post this was before I even looked at the name.  LoL

 

Hey Yeti! you know how much I appreciate everything you have done.  

 

Excellent advice.

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