Chaos Descending wrote:
It goes like this:
Starting World -> "Fleet Hub" -> Capitol World
On the "Capitol World" you get your ship and can go where you want.
So the answer to your question is "you are forced to go to a specific planet", although after THAT planet the galaxy opens up.
Ah, cool, thanks. It's going to be a couple of months, at least, until I can finally play this, so I was just curious.