I Snagged Five Minutes With Trove Before The Servers Went Down

After waiting to log in for the better part of an hour I finally got five minutes with free-to-play voxel building MMO, Trove. On the sixth minute the servers were brought down. Update: Now with the damn video.

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In some form of beta or another for quite some time, Trion Worlds’ massively multiplayer take on Minecraft officially launched last week, and with any visually striking free-to-play game released on Steam, it’s been swamped since. Queues are long, even during non-peak hours. Trion says they’re working to relieve the problem—knowing my luck that’s why the servers were brought down this morning.

Still, I made it. I took my first steps as a gunslinger-type, erected my hovel, killed some bees and perused some ads. A good time was had by all, followed by loud cursing.

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The First Five is the first five minutes of a game with light commentary. Once the five minutes are up, so are we.

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Am I too early? There’s only a picture. :(