Ethics in a Literal Video Game

Every time I have tried to play a bad person in any game, in any format, be it Computer games, role-playing games, board games or whatever, I fail miserably. I am rubbish at being bad and always end up trying to be the goody two shoes, paladin, Cap America type.

CMDR Saool is no real different.
Not just me then. :ROFLMAO:
 
My ethics are that I'm one of the good guys, but only as defined by Empire rules.

I am more than fine dealing in "illegal" goods of false governments who seek to oppress their populace by depriving them of such commodities.
I do not attack "clean" targets except those which my allies identify as legitimate targets trying to hide by flying a clean ship. This particularly holds true if said allies offer to pay me well enough.
I help in emergencies, but only those who deserve the help and are willing to pay for it. Fuel and ship upkeep costs credits, after all...if I worked for free I'd soon be one of the folks needing rescue.
I am always polite, friendly, and helpful....unless someone ticks me off. That's what hardpoints are for.
 
Your feelings of guilt are commendable.
However the transgressions on your file remain unchanged. :unsure:
I'm with the Pilot's Federation. Part of the membership is full exoneration for those pesky "other peoples" laws being broken. And I didn't actually break any laws; the slaves weren't illegal where I got them, nor where I brought them. Plus they could finally wear clothes and eat meat instead of having to work 24 hours down mill and drink sulphuric acid.
 
My ethics are that I'm one of the good guys, but only as defined by Empire rules.

I am more than fine dealing in "illegal" goods of false governments who seek to oppress their populace by depriving them of such commodities.
I do not attack "clean" targets except those which my allies identify as legitimate targets trying to hide by flying a clean ship. This particularly holds true if said allies offer to pay me well enough.
I help in emergencies, but only those who deserve the help and are willing to pay for it. Fuel and ship upkeep costs credits, after all...if I worked for free I'd soon be one of the folks needing rescue.
I am always polite, friendly, and helpful....unless someone ticks me off. That's what hardpoints are for.
I saw 'ethics' and 'empire' and got confused.o_O
 
I saw 'ethics' and 'empire' and got confused.o_O
Please, at least we have honor and integrity. The federation pretends to have ethics, all while their laws prop up and make wealthy the large underbelly of their policies, the criminals and black marketeers of Federation space. Federation is nothing but a kleptocracy.

And the alliance, they certainly can't talk about ethics, considering their current president bought the election.
 
Please, at least we have honor and integrity. The federation pretends to have ethics, all while their laws prop up and make wealthy the large underbelly of their policies, the criminals and black marketeers of Federation space. Federation is nothing but a kleptocracy.

And the alliance, they certainly can't talk about ethics, considering their current president bought the election.
In-character, my CMDR dislikes the Imperials because they make the aristocracy look bad (she's from an Independent aristocratic family, but her mother was a wealthy Federal entrepeneur, so the bias is real).

OOC, the Imperials have the best ships in the game. Except my precious 'Vette <3
 
Forgot to mention, I do NOT support slavery. I've only traded in slaves one time, and it was an accident. I'd have freed them if the game gave me a way to do it....

That's the one thing about the Empire I do not support.
 
Forgot to mention, I do NOT support slavery. I've only traded in slaves one time, and it was an accident. I'd have freed them if the game gave me a way to do it....

That's the one thing about the Empire I do not support.
I think the worst thing about Elite is that freeing slaves gives them even less hope than it would here. The galaxy is so vast that the chances of finding their way back to whatever they had before their internment is... worryingly low.
I do think the ability to turn over illegal commodities to the authorities should be implemented, though.
 
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