Dog Builds an Empire: X3 Albion Prelude Chapter Nine

THAT’S ONE TOILET ROLL YOU DON’T WANT TO MESS WITH

Actually, I had forgot that it was for a mission where you have to escort a Mammoth. Minor detail, not that exciting. I escorted it. Giant toilet roll of doom showed up. That’s the exciting part. I also believe I might have forgotten the mission about spying, but really, that was really boring as heck, and you guys will know what happens in that mission anyways most likely. You follow a ship. That’s pretty much what these early (maybe all of them?) story missions come down to. Really, you know it’s boring since I forgot it. Continue reading

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Dog Builds an Empire: X3 Albion Prelude Chapter Seven

STOP BEING SO DARN JUMPY

It takes several jumps to return home, as a Discoverer doesn’t have that much cargo space. It’s literally meant to “Discover”, not “Travel”. The manufacturers wanted to make sure you saw everything in between your beginning and your destination. Continue reading

Dog Builds an Empire: X3 Albion Prelude Chapter Five

I totally didn’t forget to set this to publish tomorrow (which is Friday) or anything like that. 😉 Anyways, enjoy having this article a day early.

THESE GATE’S AREN’T WHERE I’D LIKE THEM TO BE

In my cute little Discoverer — the one which I started out with, and did not sell — I undock from the Argon Prime shipyard, having just maxed it’s engine tuning and rudder optimization. I press the right arrow key.

It turns (literally) into a Micheal Bay film as my tiny ship spins really crazy fast. Surely in real life the G’s pulled would end my real life. Good thing this is X.

I let go of the arrow key.

Fun. Continue reading

DERP Guides: X3 Albion Prelude Stock Trading

[VERSION 1.4.5]

So, you’ve made a few credits, and you want to start doing some BIG trading, with thousands or millions of credits hanging on every trade. You want to start investing in the companies and commodities that are traded in your local or foreign Stock Exchange. Continue reading