Trending Games | Elder Scrolls Online | WildStar | Star Wars: The Old Republic | Heroes of the Storm

  Network:  FPSguru RTSguru
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,643,697 Users Online:0
Games:681  Posts:6,077,428
Recent forum postsRSS
Active threads
Cloud view
List all forums
General Forums
Developers Corner General Discussion
Popular Game Forums
Click a status to find game forum
Game Forums
Click a letter to find game forum
A-C
2029 Online 2112: Revolution 2Moons 4Story 8BitMMO 9 Dragons A Mystical Land A Tale in the Desert III A3 ACE Online ARGO Online Aberoth Absolute Force Online Absolute Terror Achaea Adellion Aerrevan Aetolia, the Midnight Age Age of Armor Age of Conan Age of Empires Online Age of Mourning Age of Wulin Age of Wushu Aida Arenas Aika Aion Albion Online Alganon All Points Bulletin (APB) Allods Online Altis Gates Amazing World Anarchy Online Ancients of Fasaria Andromeda 5 Angels Online Anime Trumps Anmynor Anno Online Applo Arcane Hearts Arcane Legends ArchLord ArcheAge Archeblade Archlord X Asda 2 Asda Story Ashen Empires Asheron's Call Asheron's Call 2 Astera Online Astonia III Astro Empires Astro Lords: Oort CLoud Asura Force Atlantica Online Atriarch Aura Kingdom Aurora Blade Auto Assault Avatar Star Battle Dawn Battle Dawn Galaxies Battle for Graxia Battle of 3 Kingdoms Battle of the Immortals Battlecruiser Online Battlestar Galactica Online Battlestar Reloaded Beyond Protocol Black Aftermath Black Desert Black Gold Black Prophecy Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict Blacklight Retribution Blade & Soul Blade Hunter Blade Wars Blazing Throne Bless Blitz 1941 Blood and Jade Bloodlines Champions Bounty Bay Online Brain Storm Brawl Busters. Brick-Force Bright Shadow Bullet Run Business Tycoon Online CTRacer Cabal Online Caesary Call of Camelot Call of Gods Call of Thrones Camelot Unchained Canaan Online Cardmon Hero Cartoon Universe CasinoRPG Castle Empire Castlot Celtic Heroes Champions Online Champions of Regnum Chaos Online Chrono Tales Citadel of Sorcery CitiesXL Citizen Zero City of Decay City of Heroes City of Steam City of Transformers City of Villains Civilization Online Clan Lord Clash of Clans Cloud Nine Club Penguin Colony of War Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances Company of Heroes Online Conquer Online Conquer Online 3 Continent of the Ninth (C9) Core Blaze Core Exiles Corum Online Craft of Gods Crimecraft Crimelife 2 Cronous Crota II Cultures Online Cyber Monster 2 Céiron Wars
D-F
D&D Online DC Universe DK Online DOTA DOTA 2 DUST 514 DV8: Exile Dalethaan Dance Groove Online Dark Age of Camelot Dark Ages Dark Legends Dark Orbit Dark Relic: Prelude Dark Solstice Dark and Light DarkEden Online DarkSpace Darkblood Online Darkest Dungeon Darkfall Darkfall: Unholy Wars Darkwind: War on Wheels Das Tal Dawn of Fantasy Dawntide DayZ Dead Earth Dead Frontier Deco Online Deepworld Defiance Deicide Online Dekaron Demons at the Horizon Desert Operations Destiny Diablo 3 Diamonin Digimon Battle Dino Storm Disciple Divergence Divina Divine Souls Dofus Dominus Online Dragon Ball Online Dragon Born Online Dragon Crusade Dragon Empires Dragon Eternity Dragon Nest Dragon Oath Dragon Pals Dragon Raja Dragon's Call Dragon's Call II Dragon's Prophet DragonSky DragonSoul Dragona Dragonica Dragons and Titans Dream of Mirror Online Dreamland Online Dreamlords: The Reawakening Drift City Duels Dungeon Blitz Dungeon Fighter Online Dungeon Overlord Dungeon Party Dungeon Rampage Dungeon Runners Dynastica Dynasty Warriors Online Dynasty of the Magi EIN (Epicus Incognitus) EVE Online Earth Eternal Earth and Beyond Earthrise Eclipse War Ecol Tactics Online Eden Eternal Edge of Space Einherjar - The Viking's Blood Elder Scrolls Online Eldevin Elf Online Elite: Dangerous Embers of Caerus Emil Chronicle Online Empire Empire & State Empire Craft Empire Universe 3 EmpireQuest Empires of Galldon End of Nations Endless Ages Endless Blue Moon Online Endless Online Entropia Universe EpicDuel Erebus: Travia Reborn Eredan Eternal Blade Eternal Lands Eternal Saga Ether Fields Ether Saga Online Eudemons Online EuroGangster EverEmber Online EverQuest Next EverQuest Online Adventures Evernight Everquest Everquest II Everquest Next: Landmark Evony Exarch Exorace F.E.A.R. Online Face of Mankind Fairyland Online Fall of Rome Fallen Earth Fallen Sword Fallout Online Family Guy Online Fantage Fantasy Earth Zero Fantasy Realm Online Fantasy Tales Online Fantasy Worlds: Rhynn Faunasphere Faxion Online Ferentus Ferion Fiesta Online Final Fantasy XI Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Firefall Fists of Fu Florensia Flyff Football Manager Live Football Superstars Force of Arms Forge Forsaken World Fortnite Fortuna Forum for Discussion of Everlight Freaky Creatures Free Realms Freesky Online Freeworld Fung Wan Online Furcadia Fury Fusion Fall
G-L
GalaXseeds Galactic Command Online Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms Gameglobe Gate To Heavens Gates of Andaron Gatheryn Gauntlet Gekkeiju Online Ghost Online Ghost Recon Online Gladiatus Glitch Global Agenda Global Soccer Gloria Victis Glory of Gods GoGoRacer Goal Line Blitz Gods and Heroes GodsWar Online Golemizer Golf Star GoonZu Online Graal Kingdoms Granado Espada Online Grand Chase Grand Fantasia Grepolis Grimlands Guild Wars Guild Wars 2 Guild Wars Factions Guild Wars Nightfall H1Z1 Habbo Hotel Hailan Rising HaloSphere2 Haven & Hearth Hawken Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Helbreath Hellgate Hellgate: London Hello Kitty Online Hero Online Hero Zero Hero's Journey Hero: 108 Online HeroSmash Heroes & Generals Heroes in the Sky Heroes of Bestia Heroes of Gaia Heroes of Might and Magic Online Heroes of Thessalonica Heroes of Three Kingdoms Heroes of the Storm Hex Holic Online Hostile Space Hunter Blade Huxley Illutia Illyriad Immortals USA Imperator Imperian Inferno Legend Infestation: Survivor Stories Infinite Crisis Infinity Infinity Iris Online Iron Grip: Marauders Irth Worlds Island Forge Islands of War Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted Jade Dynasty Jagged Alliance Online Juggernaut Jumpgate Jumpgate Evolution KAL Online Kakele Online Kaos War Karos Online Kartuga Kicks Online King of Kings 3 Kingdom Heroes Kingdom Under Fire II Kingdom of Drakkar Kingory Kings and Legends KingsRoad Kitsu Saga Kiwarriors Knight Age Knight Online Knights of Dream City Kothuria Kung Foo! Kunlun Online L.A.W. LEGO Universe La Tale Land of Chaos Online Lands of Hope: Phoenix Edition LastChaos League of Angels League of Legends - Clash of Fates Legend of Edda: Vengeance Legend of Golden Plume Legend of Katha Legend of Mir 2 Legend of Mir 3 Legendary Champions Lego Minifigures Online Life is Feudal Light of Nova Lime Odyssey Line of Defense Lineage Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance Lineage II Linkrealms Loong Online Lord of the Rings Online Lords Online Lost Saga Lucent Heart Lunia Lusternia: Age of Ascension Luvinia World
M-Q
MU Online Mabinogi Maestia: Rise of Keledus MagiKnights Magic Barrage Magic World Online Manga Fighter MapleStory Martial Heroes Marvel Heroes Marvel Super Hero Squad Online Marvel: Avengers Alliance MechWarrior Online Megaten Meridian 59 : Evolution Merlin MetalMercs Metaplace Metin 2 MicroVolts Midkemia Online Might & Magic Heroes: Kingdoms MilMo Minecraft Mini Fighter Minions of Mirth Ministry of War Monato Esprit Monkey King Online Monkey Quest Monster & Me Monster Madness Online MonsterMMORPG Moonlight Online: Tales of Eternal Blood Mordavia Mortal Online Mourning My Lands Myst Online: URU Live Myth Angels Online Myth War Myth War 2 Mytheon Mythic Saga Mythos N.E.O Online NIDA Online Nadirim Naviage: The Power of Capital Navy Field Need for Speed World Nemexia Neo's Land NeoSteam Neocron Nether Neverwinter Nexus: The Kingdom Of The Winds NinjaTrick NosTale Novus Aeterno Oberin Odin Quest Odyssey RPG Ogre Island Omerta 3 Online Boxing Manager Onverse Order & Chaos Online Order of Magic Original Blood Origins Return Origins of Malu Orion's Belt Otherland Forums OverSoul Overkings Oz Online Oz World Pandora Saga Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Panzar Parabellum Parallel Kingdom Parfait Station Path of Exile Pathfinder Online Perfect World Perpetuum Online Phantasy Star Online 2 Phantasy Star Universe Phoenix Dynasty Online Phylon Pi Story Picaroon Pirate Galaxy Pirate Storm Pirate101 PirateKing Online Pirates of the Burning Sea Pirates of the Caribbean Online Pixie Hollow Planeshift Planet Arkadia Planet Calypso PlanetSide 2 Planetside Planets³ Playboy Manager Pocket Legends Pockie Ninja Pockie Pirates Pockie Saints PoxNora Prime World Prime: Battle for Dominus Priston Tale Priston Tale II Prius Online Project Blackout Project Powder Project Titan Forums Project Wiki Puzzle Pirates Quickhit Football
R-S
R2 Online RAN Online RF Online ROSE Online Rage of 3 Kingdoms Ragnarok Online Ragnarok Online II RaiderZ Rakion Rappelz RappelzSEA Realm Fighter Realm of the Mad God Realm of the Titans Realms Online Reclamation Red Stone Red War: Edem's Curse Regnum Online Remnant Knights Renaissance Repulse Requiem: Memento Mori Rift RiotZone Rise Rise of Dragonian Era Rise of Empire Rise of the Tycoon Rising of King Risk Your Life Rivality Rockfree Rohan: Blood Feud Role Play Worlds Roll n Rock Roma Victor Romadoria Rosh Online Roto X Rubies of Eventide Ruin Online Rumble Fighter Runes of Magic Runescape Rust Rusty Hearts Ryzom S4 League SAGA SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online SMITE SUN Sagramore Salem SaySayGirls Scarlet Blade Scions of Fate Seal Online: Evolution Second Life Secret of the Solstice Seed Serenia Fantasy Seven Seas Saga Seven Souls Online Sevencore Shadow of Legend Shadowbane Shadowrun Online Shaiya Shattered Galaxy Sho Online Shot Online Shroud of the Avatar SideQuest Siege on Stars Sigonyth: Desert Eternity Silkroad Online Skyblade Skyforge SmashMuck Champions Smoo Online Soldier Front Soul Master Soul Order Online Soul of Guardian Space Heroes Universe Spellcasters Sphere Spiral Knights Spirit Tales Splash Fighters Squad Wars Star Citizen Star Sonata 2 Star Stable Star Supremacy Star Trek Online Star Trek: Infinite Space Star Wars Galaxies Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Star Wars: The Old Republic StarQuest Online Stargate Worlds Starlight Story Starpires State of Decay SteelWar Online Stone Age 2 Stormfall: Age of War Storybricks Stronghold Kingdoms Sudden Attack Supremacy 1914 Supreme Destiny Sword Girls Sword of Destiny: Rise of Aions SwordX Swords of Heavens Swordsman
T-Z
TERA TS Online Tabula Rasa Tactica Online Tales Runner Tales of Fantasy Tales of Pirates Tales of Pirates II Tales of Solaris Talisman Online Tamer Saga Tank Ace Tantra Online Tatsumaki: Land at War Terra Militaris TerraWorld Online Thang Online The 4th Coming The Agency The Aurora World The Black Watchmen The Chronicle The Chronicles of Spellborn The Crew The Division The Hammers End The Legend of Ares The Lost Titans The Matrix Online The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot The Missing Ink The Mummy Online The Myth of Soma The Pride of Taern The Realm Online The Repopulation The Secret World The Sims Online The Strategems The West Theralon There Therian Saga Thrones of Chaos Tibia Tibia Micro Edition Tiger Knight Titan Siege Titans of Time Toontown Online Top Speed Topia Online Torchlight Total Domination Transformers Universe Traveller AR Travia Online Travian Trials of Ascension Tribal Hero Tribal Wars Tribes Universe Trickster Online Trove Troy Online True Fantasy Live Online Turf Battles Twelve Sky Twelve Sky 2 Twilight War Tynon U.B. Funkeys UFO Online URDEAD Online Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar Ultima Online Ultima X: Odyssey Ultimate Naruto Ultimate Soccer Boss Uncharted Waters Online Undercover 2: Merc Wars Underlight Unification Wars Universe Online Utopia Valkyrie Sky Vampire Lord Online Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Vanquish Space Vector City Racers Vendetta Online Victory - Age of Racing Vindictus Virtonomics Vis Gladius Visions of Zosimos VoidExpanse Voyage Century Online W.E.L.L. Online WAR (Warhammer Online) WAR2 Glory WYD Global Wakfu War Thunder War of 2012 War of Angels War of Legends War of Mercenaries War of Thrones War of the Immortals WarFlow Waren Story Wargame1942 Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes Warkeepers Warrior Epic Wartune WebLords Wild West Online WildStar Wind of Luck WindSlayer 2 Wings of Destiny Wish Wizard101 Wizardry Online Wizards and Champions Wonder King Wonderland Online World Golf Tour World of Battles World of Darkness World of Heroes World of Kung Fu World of Pirates World of Speed World of Tanks World of Tanks Generals World of Warcraft World of Warplanes World of Warships World of the Living Dead WorldAlpha Wurm Online Xenocell Xiah Xsyon Xulu YS Online Yitien ZU Online Zentia Zero Online Zero Online: The Andromeda Crisis Zodiac Online Zombies Ate My Pizza eRepublik

MMORPG.com Discussion Forums

General Discussion

General Discussion 

News & Features Discussion  » [Column] WildStar: The Arkship’s Wicked Weekend

2 Pages 1 2 » Search
25 posts found
  SBFord

MMORPG.COM Staff

Joined: 6/28/10
Posts: 12066

 
OP  2/20/13 7:41:13 AM#1

Last weekend marked an important turn in the development of WildStar as the team continued revealing more about the game and asked for player input. We had boots on the ground during Arkship 2013 and have a full report. Keep reading and then leave your thoughts in the comments.

There will be no coddling, no hand holding, no ring through the nose leading of players from one zone to the next. Carbine is going out of its way to erase all such notions from its fans’ minds. We’ve often heard the statement “play the game your way” but most game makers touting such things rarely make good on the comment. Not so of Carbine. From my experience with WildStar, there is great truth to the promise the dev team has made.

Read more of Suzie Ford's WildStar: The Arkship’s Wicked Weekend.

Associate Editor: MMORPG.com
Follow me on Twitter: @MMORPGMom

  User Deleted
2/20/13 2:35:37 PM#2
And I didn't think I could possibly get any more pumped about this game.  I really hope this thing launches this year as planned.  If not, ... well I'll just wait until they're done.
  achesoma

Advanced Member

Joined: 5/05/05
Posts: 957

2/20/13 2:43:19 PM#3

Very similar to other post-Arkship reviews due to that pesky NDA.  Though all seem to be equally impressed.  I have to say I'm "guardedly excited" about WS too.  I like most of what I'm reading but like you said, we've seen all this before. 

Not sure if you're allowed to answer this.  I know you said players won't miss out on lore or story by skipping some of the tired-old quest hub but what about some decent starting gear?  Will players still get equally rewarded by doing other things? I think seeing screenshots of exclamation points and question marks might scare some off. 

  Zap-Robo

Hard Core Member

Joined: 11/26/03
Posts: 232

"Jesus Saves, Allah Preserves, and Cthulhu thinks you''d make a good sandwich!"

2/20/13 2:50:35 PM#4

For those who haven't seen the other reviews, check the official WildStar Wednesday update for Arkship

I can't describe how difficult it feels for us to keep tight lipped about features we know the community wants to know about!

--
Admin @ http://wildstar-central.com/
ZapRobo (PlanetSide 2) | Zap-Robo (The Secret World)
@Master Zaprobo (City of Heroes) | Zaphod@Zap-Robo (Star Trek Online)

  User Deleted
2/20/13 2:55:52 PM#5
I've heard that everybody favorite part of the weekend was [REDACTED], [REDACTED] and who could forget the [REDACTED].  I wish I could have been there.
  achesoma

Advanced Member

Joined: 5/05/05
Posts: 957

2/20/13 2:59:15 PM#6
Originally posted by Roxtarr
I've heard that everybody favorite part of the weekend was [REDACTED], [REDACTED] and who could forget the [REDACTED].  I wish I could have been there.

Lol, so true!  Keeping fingers crossed for beta invite.  I would love some more details on the path system. 

  Ice-Queen

Hard Core Member

Joined: 1/02/08
Posts: 2423

"Always borrow money from a pessimist. They won't expect it back."

2/20/13 3:00:10 PM#7
It does look like a lot of hand holding in the game to me. I really hope it ends up like they say and it isn't but I won't hold my breathe. If the housing is good enough, I may play just for it.

What happens when you log off your characters????.....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFQhfhnjYMk
Dark Age of Camelot

  acidblood

Apprentice Member

Joined: 1/13/06
Posts: 225

2/20/13 3:49:03 PM#8

"guardedly excited" is pretty much my state with WildStar as well.

I've been following it for a while and it sounds like they are making all the right moves, but until I see some more concrete detail on various systems (character progression, itemisation, zone / world size) I'll continue to follow at a distance.

I know I'll probably get in trouble for this, but I'm kinda hoping WildStar turns out to be a sort of WoW 1.6 version 2. Also, 'genre game changer'... intrigued.

  nuttob

Novice Member

Joined: 10/25/11
Posts: 219

2/20/13 3:52:18 PM#9
I know this will probably be fixed by release, but on a number of occasions when I would jet pack jump into a jagged area on the side of a mountain, I would get completely stuck.  Other than that it was kind of fun to play.  Kind of hard for me to get used to jet pack jumping and shooting.  Hopefully, from what I see on the video, there is more than one way to get around so this will not be an issue for me.  Love the look of the game, especially at night time.
  User Deleted
2/20/13 3:53:22 PM#10
Originally posted by nuttob
I know this will probably be fixed by release, but on a number of occasions when I would jet pack jump into a jagged area on the side of a mountain, I would get completely stuck.  Other than that it was kind of fun to play.  Kind of hard for me to get used to jet pack jumping and shooting.  Hopefully, from what I see on the video, there is more than one way to get around so this will not be an issue for me.  Love the look of the game, especially at night time.

This article was about Wildstar, not Firefall.  <3 Firefall tho - hope they have a good beta

  Jenuviel

Novice Member

Joined: 5/26/05
Posts: 944

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. -Kahlil Gibran

2/20/13 4:47:58 PM#11
The Arkship coverage, limited as it's been in details, actually caused me to register for the beta (which I never do). The receptiveness to feedback that the developers, programmers and artists have all apparently demonstrated during the event is really intriguing. Active interest in outside ideas is very exciting! Sure, not every idea is a good idea, but the impression I've gotten from reading the various Arkship pieces is that they're applying criticism to see if it fits; if it doesn't, they'll put it aside and move on to the next idea. That's something I'd like to be a part of in whatever way I can.  I'm cautiously optimistic about this one.
 

  Skuz

Novice Member

Joined: 12/25/08
Posts: 1038

"If you can''t laugh at yourself there''s always someone around to show you how it''s done!"

2/20/13 5:00:22 PM#12

The one thing that makes me highly wary is NCSoft.

Their quite brutal willingness to kill games off even when profitable makes me not want to touch this with a barge pole.

  Isawa

Advanced Member

Joined: 6/20/08
Posts: 1065

2/20/13 5:22:32 PM#13

The team told us that the best quests are hidden in places that will take dedication and good luck to find.

Sweet, sounds like we'll be getting  some great exploration :)

  mattatbest

Novice Member

Joined: 11/21/09
Posts: 13

2/20/13 5:34:57 PM#14
I haven't read up to much about this game but the comments section I always filled with people kind of hyping this game up a bit.

As someone who loves mmo's and hasn't seen or read much of this game... What are some things about this game that seem so great?
  Isawa

Advanced Member

Joined: 6/20/08
Posts: 1065

2/20/13 5:45:23 PM#15
Originally posted by mattatbest
I haven't read up to much about this game but the comments section I always filled with people kind of hyping this game up a bit.

As someone who loves mmo's and hasn't seen or read much of this game... What are some things about this game that seem so great?

Better off reading up yourself instead of getting "hyped" answers for your feedback. I believe the article explains several reasons itself :) I can list some features though:

Mix of themepark and sandbox. Paths that allow concentration on non-combat gameplay, settlements, housing, science. Combat seen as mix of WoW/GW 2, more action based. Huge diversified world with actual exploration.

  koboldfodder

Advanced Member

Joined: 9/18/04
Posts: 343

2/20/13 5:58:22 PM#16

They say no hand holding.....yet the entire combat system revolves around the monsters telegraphing exactly what they are going to do and all you need to do is step out of hte red box.

 

They say no handholding, yet each zone has a progressive series of quests that lead you to the end area of the zone, which then leads you to the next level zones.

Quest hubs, NPCs with exclamation points over their heads....etc.

Maybe they mean there is no hand holding as an actual emote?

  Razeekster

Spotlight Poster

Joined: 7/09/11
Posts: 1779

May the game be ever in your favor.

2/20/13 6:39:39 PM#17
One of the things that I am most looking forward to is the lore and quests in this game because from all the trailers it seems like this is one of the first MMOs that has a very good grip on humor. I am hoping that the humor isn't just in the trailers but also transends into the game also.

Smile

  Rogosh

Advanced Member

Joined: 11/25/06
Posts: 161

2/20/13 11:37:53 PM#18
Originally posted by Skuz

The one thing that makes me highly wary is NCSoft.

Their quite brutal willingness to kill games off even when profitable makes me not want to touch this with a barge pole.

I wouldnt be to worried NCSoft is just the publisher not the developer. WS looks like the real deal that alot of us have been waiting for. Give me this and EQNext and im a happy camper.

"Its better to look ugly and win than pretty and lose"

  tordurbar

Novice Member

Joined: 5/02/10
Posts: 390

2/21/13 6:41:31 AM#19

When I hear "completely new" then I know there is trouble. You want to kill this game - keep on with the "completely new" vein. There are only a couple of different ideas that I see, one or which is the Path system.  Wildstart will NEVER be able to get away with the WOW clone tag simply because the art style looks like WOW.  I am saying this from one who REALLY wants this game.

Other troubling signs - combat is more work. I want to play an mmo not a console game. Looking back at the Wildstar videos I noticed a number of references to "just like console games". Seems that Carbine is leaning more on the console side than the mmo side. Along this line - "lets make combat more difficult so that our game is not considered sissy". Thus the addition of nearby mobs piling up on you in combat. I have had enough of this in GW2 and the reason I quit my Ranger. Pet classes are going to get slammed by this.

Then there is the "we will not hold your hand" mantra. I am happy that Wildstar is not a controlling as SWTOR but going the GW2 way for making most quests invisible until found is not going to work in a two faction system. I am amazed that no one (that I know) has picked up on this. The reason why GW2 gets away with hiding their quests is that you can level in ANY race's area and that you are downleveled when you go into a lower level area. You can get experience in any level and area of the map. With 5 (? - have not been on in a while) races, let me tell you this idea really works. You have SO many places that you can level.

I feel like a manic depressant on this game. Last week I was sky high. This week I am down in the dumps again.  Contrary to the OP admiration for Carbine releasing more information closer to release, I see the same hype trail as with SWTOR. Then again, I am most to blame on this. Just like SWTOR I REALLY want this game but I think that I do so because of what I am imagining it will be like. I have to rein in my enthusiasm and be, like the OP said - "guardedly excited". 

 

  Geldarion

Novice Member

Joined: 2/21/13
Posts: 1

2/21/13 5:18:33 PM#20

We should be cautious in saying anything, as we are under NDA, but "no hand-holding" is their goal. At the moment, they have some quest hubs and such (which is great for new players), but they have a lot of quests in the world to be discovered later if you go off the beaten path.

The telegraph system is cool, but it doesn't hold your hand. If I said to you, "first I am going to have this sniper shoot you, then that mine there will explode, then I will toss a hand grenade at you, and then an airship will rain bullets down on you" you probably wouldn't be able to avoid all of this without some skill, even though I told you what was going to happen.

Who said the red box has to be a rectangle anyway? ;)

2 Pages 1 2 » Search