my biggest concern about this game..

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by matthieu, Dec 9, 2013.

my biggest concern about this game..

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by matthieu, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. matthieu

    matthieu Astral Cartographer

    why...oh,why....are the glitch a medieval race ??
    they are robots lol !
    shouldn't they live in futuristic village ?

    while exploring a planet i found one of their village,and it felt really weird...
    they live in stone houses with straw roofs..
    horse-riding knight ? come on lol
    guards with spears and swords ?
    even their racial armors have a medieval apparance..

    i really think this is wrong lol
    but thats just my opinion :)
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  2. Lenney

    Lenney Aquatic Astronaut

    I agree.. They should just switch the Ape and Robot races. I feel like I'm just being trolled.
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  3. Skillkill107

    Skillkill107 Poptop Tamer

    Please don't. Apex are basically the monkies from planet of the Apes and Glitch are their own unique and interesting take on the sudden emergence of sentience in a species of robots that were never meant to be self aware. I like them both and taking that away from them would kind of rob the game of character to me
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  4. Man of Shadows

    Man of Shadows Space Penguin Leader

    Not sure if you've read any lore or not, but TL;DR, they are 'glitched' into being stuck in the medieval phase of human evolution.
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  5. Dagorran

    Dagorran Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    "The Glitch were part of a program invented by an unknown race of enormous intelligence, they were built as a means of simulating the social and technological progress of a civilization.

    These experiments took place in a vast number of regions across the Universe, despite changing a plethora of variables each civilization eventually destroyed itself when its technological progression began to overtake its social progression. All but the Glitch.

    For reasons unknown a fault caused the Glitch to become stuck early in the simulation, where they now remain. The experiment long abandoned, the Glitch are unable to shake their Medieval values and beliefs. They’re entirely unaware of their origin and are built to experience the feelings and desires of any other sentient organism."

    Taken from the Introducing the Glitch blog post.
    http://playstarbound.com/introducing-the-glitch/
  6. Lenney

    Lenney Aquatic Astronaut

    I'm not really sure I care about lore, since no amount of it would ever convince me that this is possible. It's just silly.
  7. Skillkill107

    Skillkill107 Poptop Tamer

    ...So the glorious long sword, butthats of despair or the planet of eye stalks aren't a little silly? :facepalm:
  8. Lenney

    Lenney Aquatic Astronaut

    Yeah they are.. They all just look like shit that would be in Terraria
  9. matthieu

    matthieu Astral Cartographer

    well,no...i didnt read that lore before actually :)

    it is written than to reproduce,they find a mate and build phisically a new robot.
    so they are good enough to build robots using only medieval tools
    and yet they live in straw house ?
    man,thats a ****ed-up race lol
    anyway,still feels weird to me :D
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  10. backstabbeth

    backstabbeth Void-Bound Voyager

    This post is made of 100% hydrogenated fail
  11. DJOkamical

    DJOkamical Big Damn Hero

    Or hyper-compressed Troll-Uric Acid
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  12. Lenney

    Lenney Aquatic Astronaut

    The OP raises a valid concern. The only trolls I see here are the ones not contributing anything but flames to a fire.
  13. rewjeo

    rewjeo Starship Captain

    The nature of the Glitch is quite possibly the most plausible aspect of this entire game. I really don't see how that's the problem here.
  14. Lenney

    Lenney Aquatic Astronaut

    Not sure if trolling or stupid
  15. Kestrelio

    Kestrelio Tentacle Wrangler

    If that's your "biggest concern," then I'd say Starbound's off to a great start.
  16. Notho

    Notho Hey, you!

    I like that the devs took the time to think outside the box about the differant species. Would you rather have space elves?
  17. cyberspyXD

    cyberspyXD Spaceman Spiff

    You get a like. All the likes.
  18. RedScarWolf

    RedScarWolf Pangalactic Porcupine

    So I'm guessing you didn't read the lore?
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  19. Exxion

    Exxion Zero Gravity Genie

  20. matthieu

    matthieu Astral Cartographer

    ''The Glitch reproduce by finding a mate and physically building a new Glitch together.''

    i'm just saying such an advanced race shouldn't live in a castle with swords on the walls..
    they should live in a high-tech bunker full of computers
    i'm just saying it's kinda weird haha
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