Corporate Command stock glitch (?)

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Corporate Command stock glitch (?)

Post by Xephyr » Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:38 am

So I was playing through Corporate Command and decided to take part in the stock market. Shares for New Beyond Economic area were down to .02 credits per share, so I did the smart thing and bought 50,000 of them for pocket change. I backtracked to St Kat's and blew up some pirates and miners, and the stock jumped up to 25 credits per share, making me a millionaire.

If this isn't a glitch, I'd say the stock mechanic is broken.
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Re: Corporate Command stock glitch (?)

Post by Shrike » Thu Oct 23, 2014 11:52 pm

Xephyr wrote:So I was playing through Corporate Command and decided to take part in the stock market. Shares for New Beyond Economic area were down to .02 credits per share, so I did the smart thing and bought 50,000 of them for pocket change. I backtracked to St Kat's and blew up some pirates and miners, and the stock jumped up to 25 credits per share, making me a millionaire.

If this isn't a glitch, I'd say the stock mechanic is broken.
You lucky sod. When *I* try that it rises 2cr per share, then drops back down just as I reach the station to sell my stocks. <_<

But yeah, the stockmarket is an all-or-nothing thing. Either it always costs you money, or you get really, really rich. It might need some tweaks.
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Re: Corporate Command stock glitch (?)

Post by Xephyr » Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:31 am

So far in Corp com, I haven't played though a game without a game-breaking glitch. I haven't been able to complete the story, as far as I can tell. This concerns me a bit.

I hope George can open future expansions for beta testing for at least a little while before the complete version is released.
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