How do i save?

#1MusicazzzPosted 9/22/2012 10:11:28 AM
Aside from "save and quit"? i heard about this savescum. will this let me save in the middle of the game and continue again altough my ship is wrecked? teach me pls. Thanks!
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#2Binba442Posted 9/22/2012 10:49:16 AM
You can't save. (Other than save+quit)
What part of rouge-like don't you understand?
If you can't handle the genre, don't play the game.
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#3andy12handyPosted 9/22/2012 12:54:01 PM
Save?

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#4SpazH3dPosted 9/22/2012 12:58:21 PM
andy12handy posted...
Save?

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#5SpaceAgeSamuraiPosted 9/22/2012 2:18:40 PM
In answer to the original question, in roguelikes, typically, it involves saving & quitting, exiting the game, and copying the save file to a completely different location entirely outside the game folder or any place the game can get to it. Then, you start up the game and continue. If things go sideways, you exit the game, copy the save back into it's original location, load up the game, and try again.

Since it involves manipulating files at the system level, operating entirely outside the game, it's kind of a shady practice. Thus, it's generally frowned upon by most fans.

That being said, it's a single-player game, and even the leaderboards are confined to your computer, so if you want to save scum, you're only cheating yourself.
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#6RedIsPoeticPosted 9/22/2012 3:26:00 PM
Following on from the last post, it can be a nice way to ease yourself into the genre until you get used to it. That said, it'll detract away from the experience and winning won't be as rewarding, so it's not something I recommend getting in the habit of.
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#7siryamiPosted 9/22/2012 4:38:33 PM
Ok, but how exactly do you save+quit? I don't know if I'm blind, but I can't find it.
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#8AlkereonPosted 9/22/2012 4:41:22 PM
siryami posted...
Ok, but how exactly do you save+quit? I don't know if I'm blind, but I can't find it.


Access the main menu in-game by pressing Esc, then the option should be clearly visible.

Note that you can only Save & Exit while in a safe situation, similar to accessing the 'Ship' menu.
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#9siryamiPosted 9/22/2012 4:57:46 PM
K, thanks
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#10Ravid182Posted 9/23/2012 12:05:17 PM
If you are not going for permanent death why would you even play this game I dont understand