http://www.hirezstudios.com/hirezwp/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/TribesAscendBetaComing2.jpg
Just played a bit of Tribes: Ascend. It's pretty cool. It rides the line between chaotic and smart well. It's almost like a first person SSX with guns. it has this skiing mechanic that becomes natural after just a few minutes, and I think it might make other shooters seem hobbled in comparison.

Check it out. If you do, I'm TungstenSt4

EDIT: Did I mention it's free?

https://account.hirezstudios.com/tribesascend/

jdodson   Admin wrote on 04/26/2012 at 01:52am

I will check this out for sure. Everyone should know its free to play so its well within our gaming budgets :)

Tungsten   Post Author wrote on 04/26/2012 at 02:43am

It's pretty laid back about it too. I don't get OMG YOU COULD HAVE THE COOLEST WEAPON NOW $9.95 kay?

And skiing is so much fun.

jdodson   Admin wrote on 04/26/2012 at 03:49am

Thats good. Not annoying is good. :)

jdodson   Admin wrote on 04/28/2012 at 12:32am

Downloading it now. Kind of don't like it when companies impose a password character limit. My current password has some different characters in it and Tribes didn't like that. I had to resort to a less secure password.

Since I am a programmer I lend them no quarter in limiting the characters you put in a password, there is not reason for it these days.

Anyways, hope the rest of the game isn't as unfortunate.

jdodson   Admin wrote on 04/28/2012 at 01:24am

The game is very reminiscent of old Tribes. The jetpacks are very fun. Got my ass handed to me in multi-player but it was quite a bit of fun anyway.

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