FTL: Faster Than Light

FTL: Faster Than Light

Multiplayer in FTL
Who thinks we should have it? If so, what do you want?
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AJSM Sep 2, 2013 @ 5:58am 
yes we sholed have cpu and other players and maby 1-4 player when thay reach the last stand
Benjamin 005 Sep 2, 2013 @ 7:46am 
i think it would be a great idea, mabey some PVP aswell!
I sAY, 0Ld cHaP Sep 2, 2013 @ 8:36am 
I was actually thinking of PVP. Co-op wouldn't go too well. People would just get confused.
Lich1nka™ Sep 2, 2013 @ 8:54am 
Отличная идея! Совмесная игра это круто
Keen Dude Sep 2, 2013 @ 9:12am 
There's a Garry's Mod mod currently in the making to represent a multiplayer FTL game, it is supposed to be a cooperative first person mod, thought, so that might not be exactly what people are looking for. Also, I've sadly forgotten the mods' name.

On topic:
It will not be done, as it was intended as a singleplayer game and it works as a singleplayer game.
However, I would love a gamemode where you play a certain generated "world" with a specific ship, and then your friend will have to go through the exact same "world" with the same ship. The one with the highest score at the end wins.
Obviously, since the RNG has to have a part in this, random encounters would have to be, well, random. But I still think it would be nice if enemy positions and stores would be in the same place.
FruitShoot Sep 2, 2013 @ 10:17am 
PVP for definite or maybe some sort of coop mode would be cool
Raz Sep 2, 2013 @ 12:09pm 
Might be fun.. have one guy in charge of weapons and aiming, one in shields, one has the doors..
Or have the guy who's running the 'server' be the captain, and people who join in are the crew.
Sounds like it could be really wonderful chaos at times.
"No no! I'm trying to fix the engine! Wait!"
"I got them! Someone man my post! We're losing shields!
DazzleNegev67 Sep 2, 2013 @ 4:32pm 


What would the point be? It's a rogue-like for christ sakes
Wizard3332 Sep 2, 2013 @ 9:38pm 
I think it would be great the prob is how the jump button will work in it the secters the desicions and the deaths
A Probe Sep 2, 2013 @ 10:19pm 
I think it would be cool if there was co-op where two or more players each chose their ship and jumped through the game as usual, however they could meet up in one jump beacon together and deal with whatever's there. They'd each get a portion of the loot but this would not be optimal as they would only upgrade their ships very slowly (the rebel fleet still coming at them but only a little loot per ship, very un-upgraded ones would get demolished even if they worked together, also this co-op mode would be suitably harder) which leads to the main point of meeting up: exchanging equipment, possible map imformation, or even crew. In adition, meet-ups would allow you to get more optimal equipment, ie: someone is going with the Engi B and the other guy finds a boarding drone that he give to the Engi guy.

Just my thoughts.
Last edited by A Probe; Sep 3, 2013 @ 9:58pm
TPoppaPuff Sep 3, 2013 @ 9:45pm 
I would definitely play a pvp ftl "mmo." There would be a ton of griefing but at the very least if I got killed I wouldn't feel like I got cheated as much as I do by the game. The game just has plenty of spots where it knows that even though you made every right move and right strategy that it still just screws you over intentionally. At least if it was MP I know it was someone who beat me and not the game systematically creating impossible scenarios.
Zawiel Sep 4, 2013 @ 4:28am 
If you introduce CO-OP I would suggest, that at the end of every becon or so, there should be a boss ship/even, where all the players must work togather. Also some CO-OP quests would be nice.
LonePiper Sep 4, 2013 @ 9:21am 
Wouldn't work. The game is way too dependant on being able to pause play at any time. Can you imagine having even one more player alongside you pausing on a whim?
Cinubla Sep 5, 2013 @ 1:29am 
Well, I think in multi pauses'd be disabled. Creating more intesnse gameplay. Coop could be sth like players - for instance 3 - would face enemies and like 3 vs 5 ships, etc. Would be super cool.
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Date Posted: Sep 1, 2013 @ 5:41pm
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