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2 years ago#11
Rift is free on steam now, so you might wanna give that a shot.
2 years ago#12
I think the current general consensus about MMO's is that around 2000 new MMO's came out that were quite exciting. They were polished and accessible in a way we had not seen before, and in a short time the genre became tremendously popular.

Since then little has changed. Instead of improving and moving forward the genre as a whole has become incredibly stagnant, unable to improve or reinvent itself. In fact, the most popular MMO is still the same one it was almost a decade a go. True, that is also due to the way that game has adapted and improved over time, keeping players interested with new content and features. Nevertheless, it says a lot about the genre, and how it has lost most of its appeal.
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2 years ago#13
_GRIM_FANDANGO_ posted...
I think the current general consensus about MMO's is that around 2000 new MMO's came out that were quite exciting. They were polished and accessible in a way we had not seen before, and in a short time the genre became tremendously popular.

Since then little has changed. Instead of improving and moving forward the genre as a whole has become incredibly stagnant, unable to improve or reinvent itself. In fact, the most popular MMO is still the same one it was almost a decade a go. True, that is also due to the way that game has adapted and improved over time, keeping players interested with new content and features. Nevertheless, it says a lot about the genre, and how it has lost most of its appeal.


I agree. The genre has become very stagnant. If you have played one MMO in the past 10 years then you have played them all pretty much.

Thats why i said Tera Online and SWTOR as options. At least Tera has action based combat and not hotkeys and SWTOR actually has a very good story in it and it's fully voiced which no other MMO has done so far.... im so tired of reading everything lol.

If you want a true MMO that is nothing like anything else out there Download and try Eve Online. Probably the hardest MMO out to get into and also the more rewarding.
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2 years ago#14
josh_b posted...
_GRIM_FANDANGO_ posted...
I think the current general consensus about MMO's is that around 2000 new MMO's came out that were quite exciting. They were polished and accessible in a way we had not seen before, and in a short time the genre became tremendously popular.

Since then little has changed. Instead of improving and moving forward the genre as a whole has become incredibly stagnant, unable to improve or reinvent itself. In fact, the most popular MMO is still the same one it was almost a decade a go. True, that is also due to the way that game has adapted and improved over time, keeping players interested with new content and features. Nevertheless, it says a lot about the genre, and how it has lost most of its appeal.


I agree. The genre has become very stagnant. If you have played one MMO in the past 10 years then you have played them all pretty much.

Thats why i said Tera Online and SWTOR as options. At least Tera has action based combat and not hotkeys and SWTOR actually has a very good story in it and it's fully voiced which no other MMO has done so far.... im so tired of reading everything lol.

If you want a true MMO that is nothing like anything else out there Download and try Eve Online. Probably the hardest MMO out to get into and also the more rewarding.


Essentially all of this.
2 years ago#15
Yea.

Don't play them.

That's my recommendation
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2 years ago#16
I actually agree with TrollPharaoh. Don't play anything in the genre. They are godawful.
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2 years ago#17
Tera
2 years ago#18
Path of Exile is not an MMORPG, but it is indeed worth it. I was having a blast with it in beta.
I think you should sign up for Everquest Next beta. This one seems like it will do things different.
2 years ago#19
I enojoyed tera and i usually hate MMOs so theres that.
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2 years ago#20
Mabinogi
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