How long to max level? Endgame?

#1ryokoseiPosted 1/12/2011 9:02:37 PM
Im really tempted to pick this game up, but Im unsure if it will be able to give me the time I'd like from it. I'd like at least 2 months of play. I grabbed Aion way back when it came out, played it for 2 months, then quit. I considered it a worthwhile investment, because I did have fun playing.

Im wondering how long it takes to pull off max level, 30 right? I'd expect to play it a minimum of 2-4 hours a day, so I can see myself maxing really fast. (in reality more like 10 hours a day... but I'll pretend I actually do school work)

If that were Aion or WoW, playing constant like that would still take a good month to max XD

I havent done any research yet, but I hear the endgame is basically just pvp? is that true? Is there some form of organized pvp , like guild wars faction battles, or gvg?

I cant see myself making too many alts, but I'd at least go for 2, try out 2 of the 3 movement types.
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#2WartogMOPosted 1/12/2011 9:06:12 PM
I got online 10:20 am on the 11th. It took me right around 15-16 hours to get level 30.
Once your level 30 you can do 8 man raids, duos, more alerts and level 30 quest.
#3CataclysmsPosted 1/12/2011 9:06:15 PM
If you put in the effort, you can level pretty fast. There were people hit the max level after 1 day.

PvP has organized matches that you can queue up for.

Of course, pvp is not all you can do for end game. There are duos, alerts, and raids (2, 4, and 8 person instanced quests) to do.
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#4ryokosei(Topic Creator)Posted 1/12/2011 10:54:46 PM
hmm.. It really sounds like its a regular single player action game, that has pvp... Its gonna be a far tougher decision to buy or not...
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#5StopthinkPosted 1/12/2011 11:12:07 PM
Consider this. A large part of this game is completing feats, which is essentially another way of leveling up since every 100 points grants you a skill point. It would take forever for you to complete every feat in this game from what I've seen.
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#6SilverNightmareX7Posted 1/13/2011 1:11:06 AM
Go with a PvP server; You will ALWAYS have something to do, even in downtime.
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#7ryokosei(Topic Creator)Posted 1/13/2011 2:19:01 PM
Hmm im still slightly confused on this whole Engame thing. Reading through some posts, I noticed people claiming the game has a lot to do once you reach 30. Im wondering what the point of the endgame stuff is exactly.

Like, are the endgame raids hard? (i've never gotten to WoW endgame to compare, but i've seen my friend do em) Are there enough of them to not get bored of rerunning the same thing over and over? Are some impossibly hard unless done by perfectly geared people? Is there a large amount of endgame items to collect, to make doing the endgame content worth it?

Like, I dont want to reach endgame, go spend a few hours collecting the best gear and then be done. I'd want the best gear to be unobtainable, without first getting the second best which, requires getting the third etc.

For perspective, the only game i've played extensive endgame in, is Ragnarok Online. It consists of farming for the best cards, and grouping for boss drops. Then its a once a week- or more depending on server- guild vs guild battle for control of a castle.

This GVG was enough to keep me playing. The boss battles were also a nice addition. The replay value of replaying a different class was also extremely high, as they played so differently that it was like playing a new game. Are the different character types you can make, different enough that it re instills the fun of, "I wonder what I'll learn next? "

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#8ryokosei(Topic Creator)Posted 1/13/2011 3:28:10 PM
So how do pvp servers work? Is the entire open world pvp, or is it specific designated area's?
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#9ryokosei(Topic Creator)Posted 1/13/2011 5:57:41 PM
/sad at having to bump.... I always feel bad bumping things...
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#10bornonafridayPosted 1/13/2011 6:01:22 PM
I don't have any characters on a PVP server, but I'm pretty sure it's a free for all type deal. You can fight any time any where. In PvE servers, you can raise your flag to be vulnerable to PvP, and you can do it in Arenas or in Legends.