Are Polaris and Zirax neutral towards each other ?

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  1. Pierre-Luc Vincent

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    Hi! I'm having lots of fun with Alpha 9.

    So i was chilling in friendly Polaris territory, contributing to their uh.. environmental initiatives.. while all of a sudden, 4 Zirax drones enter the territory and start attacking me with missiles and what-not. After getting rid of those, a large one arrived.

    What I'm wondering is, is it normal that all the Polaris Security turrets dont fire on Zirax drones ? Even if those launch missiles in their territory ?
     
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  2. SifVerT

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    They're not friends, Eleon chose to not let them fire upon each other, probably because it can be exploited.
     
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  3. Vermillion

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    Well, the official factions page is here: http://empyriongame.com/factions/
    I don't think they're meant to fire on each other. But i'm sure in future there will be more faction dynamics between factions, so that if a zirax drone attacks you in polaris territory it'll affect their own reputations with each other.
     
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  4. Fractalite

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    Yeah, like Vermillion said; check the ole lore out. It is minimalist but will be greatly expanded over time and then yeah, at some point... hopefully on the sooner side of things, there will be more... interactions... yeah, that is what we will call them. "Interactions" :cool::D
     
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  5. ravien_ff

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    Alien faction used to shoot at Zirax faction, it was cool to watch.
     
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  6. Hummel-o-War

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    All the factions that are "officially" added right now are kind of not friends, but cooperate with each other to some extend. Polaris and Zirax are in some sort of "cold war" state, observing each other and not really trusting each other. Small battles might be carried out by their "substitutes" (hired soldiers, like the player; see Polaris and Zirax companion missions) but they will never engage "officially"
     
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