Concerns about any upcoming Base Building

I'm not sure why people are so keen to believe leaks about base building or space legs etc, when features that were announced through official channels haven't made an appearance yet.

I'll believe we're getting bases and the like after ice planets get their overhaul and fleet carriers arrive.

All I see now is speculation and wishful thinking that is going to leave people disappointed. Not all leaks are real, and even if something were planned for the leaked stuff it might never happen.
 
What do you mean? Space legs has been officially talked about from pretty much the very start.

The ice planet overhaul and fleet carriers aren't any more like to come in the 2020 update, FD never told us when they might make it into the game. Might as well be after 2020.
 
What do you mean? Space legs has been officially talked about from pretty much the very start.

The ice planet overhaul and fleet carriers aren't any more like to come in the 2020 update, FD never told us when they might make it into the game. Might as well be after 2020.
Is way more likely to come before mythic leg integration.
 
I'm not sure why people are so keen to believe leaks about base building or space legs etc, when features that were announced through official channels haven't made an appearance yet.

I'll believe we're getting bases and the like after ice planets get their overhaul and fleet carriers arrive.

All I see now is speculation and wishful thinking that is going to leave people disappointed. Not all leaks are real, and even if something were planned for the leaked stuff it might never happen.
So what?

You got something more interesting to chat idly about right now?
 
I see base building being included (speculatively) for three reasons:

1- It allows players to create content and new things to discover so FDev doesn't have to go to the effort. Imagine the thrill of finding an abandoned base and scavenging it for resources.
2- If gives squadrons something to do together. Even if all you can do is land at your base and take screenshots, a lot of players will enjoy the accomplishment and creativity of it.
3- So many space games (and open world survival games in general) have base building, there is a bit of "We do this too!"
 
So what?

You got something more interesting to chat idly about right now?
I just don't see the point in getting people's hopes up by believing leaks while announced content gets pushed back into oblivion. Every other day someone thinks they've found some little clue that indicates space legs or the Panther Clipper or some other long awaited thing is going to happen which just fuels the disappointed with every update or official announcement that say nothing about those things people got their hopes up about.

"Why I'm quitting the game" "Done with this game" and insert generic title of thread by whoever else decided to publicly announce their retirement and list of disappointments aren't fun or encouraging topics to see on the forum. Lots of people get burnt out just waiting for this feature or that feature that never comes. Threads about how someone thinks the holy grail of ED has been found and will be coming are just the worst. When I see them I just think of this;

 
The idea of base building in ED should be incredibly exciting, find a lone planet out there somewhere, claim it as your own and defend your little patch of the ED galaxy! If the recent leaks are to be believed then this is a feature on its way to us and that should be a reason to be excited but I can't help but feel it will be underwhelming and I hate to say that.

FD's track record for grind, especially when it comes to materials and recipes indicates that Base Building is dead in the water already, I can't see FD releasing the update and the base modules being accessible, I fear we'll have to endure yet another grind-fest in order to build a simple shell, then get back to it to add a door, or life support, or lighting. I understand the need to craft and gather materials but I'm worried FD will again push this to the extreme and block out the causal or time-strapped player trying to get ahead, such as myself.

Is anyone else concerned about this? Anyone have any ideas on how FD should/could do this in a player-friendly way? I would love to hear your thoughts.
I patiently wait and see what they develop and introduce to us and then make up my mind. It's their game, we just live in it.

I don't worry about the future.
 
Nothing to be concerned about. There is zero info on the subject. Wait for some confirmation that there is even going to be base building before panicking about implemention.
You're going to save a fortune on tin foil ... 😀
 
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