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I'm seeing A LOT of videos and posts from/about ED players flocking to SC due to the awful state of Odyssey. I'm really enjoying watching new player's journey in the verse.
 

I'm just curious, How do you feel about this? Has SC seen an adoption rate like this before? What do you think CIG will do with this increase of players and PR? Do you think this is overall positive or worry about it being negative due to the state of the game currently. Do you worry about the lack of "competition" regarding space sims?

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Honestly, I don't mind elite players coming at all. In fact been enjoying Kate's videos from a new player perspective.

I just hope they come in realising that a) it's an alpha still (bugs to be expected), and b) it's not elite, so don't try to make it become elite.

More the merrier otherwise.

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44 minutes ago, danredda said:

Honestly, I don't mind elite players coming at all. In fact been enjoying Kate's videos from a new player perspective.

I just hope they come in realising that a) it's an alpha still (bugs to be expected), and b) it's not elite, so don't try to make it become elite.

More the merrier otherwise.

I've really been liking her videos as well. 

It leaves me worried though. ED players are new to SC and they're bringing a lot of positive reception to the game. I worry that over time, due to the speed of development, it'll bring even more negative reception. 

I watched a few ED streamers stream SC and maaaaaan some of the people were kinda getting on my nerves. People saying SC flight model wasn't as good as ED and it sucked there were only 60+ systems planned in SC compared to EDs billions. Trying to explain to them that fewer systems means more depth to each planet/system. I don't see the value in going to procedurally generated planet #23456789734 just to land at a barren wasteland of nothing and then leave.

Nitpicky but they still call themselves CMDRs in SC...

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