Warframe Missions: Part 2 – Other Inner Planet Missions

In the previous part of this series, I discussed the most common mission types in Warframe. Those missions represent a bulk of the nodes in the Solar system, but there are a smattering of nodes with other types. While not as many, these additional mission types add variety to the starting planets. Many of the quests in Warframe use these particular mission types, occasionally with a twist.
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Review: Assassin’s Creed Black Flag

Originally posted on the Project Spark Forum here.

Let me start by saying, this was my first Assassins Creed game so YMMV on whether my comments will apply.

I was surprised that MS offered this game, being AAA and very highly regarded. There were quite a few Games with Gold that I found very good but apparently under-appreciated so this was the first that was AAA and reviewed well. Downloading it was a no-brainer and I am currently ~25% along the game according to the start screen. I am still playing, which tentatively says I give it a thumbs up.
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Warframe Missions: Part 1 – the Basic Missions

There are a large variety of mission types in Warframe. This series of articles is intended to cover the most common types of missions in the inner planets so new players know what to expect. In this post, the first of the series, I will cover navigating nodes and the three most common mission types and their variations. Additionally, I will provide some advice for the beginning player regarding how hard a mission may be and if it solo-friendly.

Each planet, dwarf planet or moon has a set of nodes named after things associated with it. Usually each node has one mission assigned to it. However alerts, invasions, syndicate missions or nightmare missions may share the node with the original. When selecting a shared node, you will be presented with a menu of all the available missions to choose from. Nodes can appear normal, outlined with a glow or shadowed/faded. The normal appearance means you have completed the node previously. All nodes connected to that node will be outlined with a glow unless you have also completed them. This means they are unlocked and available for you to complete the mission located there. Finally, there are nodes that are not unlocked, and therefore unavailable to you. These are displayed shadowed-out without a border and indicate they are locked.
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Warframe New Player FAQ

Warframe is a very complex game and can be daunting to new players. Here are some of the questions that I had when I was starting out or I have heard repeatedly by new players. The goal of this post is to cover the more common situations, but there may be many more questions than listed here. Let me know if you have a different question, a different answer to a question or need more clarification on a topic in the comments.

With that, here are the questions and my answers:
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Review: So Many Me

So Many Me is a puzzle-platformer from Extend Studio and published by ORiGO Games. It was offered as a free download on the XBox One under their Games with Gold program from July 15th to August 15th of 2015. Previously it was available as a demo on Chrome almost two years ago and after a successful Kickstarter, released on Steam officially July 17th, 2014 – a year before hitting the console. The core game play requires the player to use the various clones to complete platforming levels, most often by transforming them to bricks to close gaps or hold down switches.
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Review: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

The second AAA game offered as part of the Games with Gold series on the XBox One was Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. It is a stealth action game primarily focused on rescuing two main prisoners from a US Army (?) installation in Cuba. I have not played a MGS game since the original was released on PC some time ago, but was a fan of the first two Thief games and Splinter Cell through Chaos Theory. I like stealth as an option but it has been a while since I looked for games that focused on that play style.
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Warframe Universe

Warframe takes place in the distant future of our own solar system with many of our planets and moons as locations for the myriad missions. You play as a Tenno awoken from cryosleep by the Lotus who serves as your guide in the game. You awoke within a Warframe which channels Void energy in concrete ways based on which Warframe you have equipped. Two factions, the Grineer and the Corpus, fight over control of the solar system. A third faction, the Infested, are a mutual enemy to everyone as they are an uncontrolled infection spreading through the system.

Digital Extremes has not released an official canon outside of snippets in quests and codex entries. Speculation on lore is a hot topic on the forums, but I hope to keep what is in the game clearly separated from my personal beliefs (which I call head-canon) in this article. One of the biggest unknowns is what exactly a Tenno is. Do the Tenno actually have a physical form or are they beings of energy/spirit? How do they inhabit the Warframe?

But here is what we know, and some of my personal speculation to go with it. I will try to avoid spoilers for anything beyond the first two introductory quests.
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