Trending Games | Magerealm | Continent of the Ninth Seal | Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn | Guild Wars 2

    Facebook Twitter YouTube
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,996,338 Users Online:0
Games:841  Posts:6,462,097
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
2029 Online 2112: Revolution 2Moons 4Story 8BitMMO 9 Dragons A Mystical Land A Tale in the Desert III A3 ACE Online AD2460 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 Angry Birds Epic Anime Ninja Anime Pirates Anime Trumps Anmynor Anno Online Applo Arcane Hearts Arcane Legends ArchLord ArcheAge Archeblade Archlord 2 Archlord X Armored Warfare Ascend: Hand of Kul 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 Bionic Marine Command Online Black Aftermath Black Desert Black Gold Black Prophecy Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict Blackguards 2 Blacklight Retribution Blade & Soul Blade Hunter Blade Wars Blazing Throne Bless Blitz 1941 Blood and Jade Bloodborne Bloodlines Champions Boot Hill Heroes Borderlands 2 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Bound by Flame Bounty Bay Online Brain Storm Bravada Bravely Default Bravely Second 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 Cast & Conquer Castle Empire Castlot Celtic Heroes Champions Online Champions of Regnum Chaos Online Child of Light Chroma Squad 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 Crowfall Crusaders of Solaris Cultures Online Cyber Monster 2 Cyberpunk 2077 Céiron Wars
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 Souls 2 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 Dead Island Dead Island 2 Dead Island: Riptide Deco Online Deep Down Deepworld Defiance Deicide Online Dekaron Demons at the Horizon Desert Operations Destiny Diablo 3 Diamonin Digimon Battle Dino Storm Disciple Divergence Divina Divine Souls Divinity: Original Sin Dofus Dominus Online Dragon Age: Inquisition Dragon Ball Online Dragon Born Online Dragon Crusade Dragon Empires Dragon Eternity Dragon Fin Soup Dragon Heart Online 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 Drakengard 3 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 Dungeon of the Endless Dying Light Dynastica Dynasty Warriors Online Dynasty of the Magi EIN (Epicus Incognitus) EVE Online Earth Eternal Earth and Beyond Earthlock: Festival of Magic 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 Evony Exarch Exorace F.E.A.R. Online Fable Legends Face of Mankind Fairyland Online Fall of Rome Fallen Earth Fallen Sword Fallout 4 Fallout Online Family Guy Online Fantage Fantasy Earth Zero Fantasy Realm Online Fantasy Tales Online Fantasy Worlds: Rhynn Faunasphere Faxion Online Fearless Fantasy Ferentus Ferion Fiesta Online Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Final Fantasy XI Final Fantasy XIV Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Firefall Fists of Fu Florensia Flyff Football Manager Live Football Superstars Force of Arms Forge Forsaken Uprising Forsaken World Fortnite Fortuna Forum for Discussion of Everlight Freaky Creatures Free Realms Freesky Online Freeworld Fung Wan Online Furcadia Fury Fusion Fall
GRAV 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 Rush 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 Hand of Fate Haven & Hearth Hawken Heart Forth Alicia 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 & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar Heroes in the Sky Heroes of Atlan 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 Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Illutia Illyriad Immortals USA Immune 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 Kill Strain King of Kings 3 Kingdom Heroes Kingdom Under Fire II Kingdom of Drakkar Kingory Kings Era Kings and Legends Kings of the Realm KingsRoad Kitsu Saga Kiwarriors Knight Age Knight Online Knights of Dream City Kothuria Kung Foo! Kunlun Online Kyn L.A.W. LEGO Universe La Tale Land of Chaos Online Landmark Lands of Hope: Redemption LastChaos League of Angels League of Legends - Clash of Fates Legend of Edda: Vengeance Legend of Golden Plume Legend of Grimrock 2 Legend of Katha Legend of Mir 2 Legend of Mir 3 Legendary Champions Lego Minifigures Online Lichdom: Battlemage 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 Lords of the Fallen Lords of the Fallen 2 Lost Saga Lucent Heart Lunia Lusternia: Age of Ascension Luvinia World
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 Mass Effect 4 MechWarrior Online Megaten Meridian 59 : Evolution Merlin MetalMercs Metaplace Metin 2 MicroVolts Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Midkemia Online Might & Magic Heroes Online Might & Magic Heroes: Kingdoms Might & Magic X: Legacy MilMo Minecraft Mini Fighter Minions of Mirth Ministry of War Monato Esprit Monkey King Online Monkey Quest Monster & Me Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate Monster Madness Online MonsterMMORPG Moonlight Online: Tales of Eternal Blood Moonrise Mordavia Mortal Online Mourning My Lands Myst Online: URU Live Myth Angels Online Myth War Myth War 2 Mythborne Mytheon Mythic Saga Mythos N.E.O Online NIDA Online Nadirim Naviage: The Power of Capital Navy Field Necropolis Need for Speed World Nemexia Neo's Land NeoSteam Neocron Nether Neverwinter Nexus: The Kingdom Of The Winds NinjaTrick NosTale Nova Genesis Novus Aeterno Oberin Odin Quest Odyssey RPG Ogre Island Omerta 3 Online Boxing Manager Onverse Oort Online Order & Chaos Online Order of Magic Original Blood Origins Return Origins of Malu Orion's Belt Otherland Forums OverSoul Overkings Overwatch 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 Persona V Phantasy Star Online 2 Phantasy Star Universe Phoenix Dynasty Online Phylon Pi Story Picaroon Pillars of Eternity 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 Pokémon X and Y PoxNora Prime World Prime: Battle for Dominus Priston Tale Priston Tale II Prius Online Prodigy Project Blackout Project Gorgon Project Powder Project Titan Forums Project Wiki Project Zomboid Puzzle Pirates Quest for Infamy Quickhit Football
R2 Online RAN Online RF Online ROSE Online Rage of 3 Kingdoms Ragnarok Online Ragnarok Online II RaiderZ Rail Nation Rakion Rappelz RappelzSEA Ravenmarch Realm Fighter Realm of Sierra Realm of the Mad God Realm of the Titans Realms Online Rebel Galaxy 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 Risen 3: Titan Lords 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 Sacred 3 Sagramore Salem SaySayGirls Scarlet Blade Scions of Fate Seal Online: Evolution Second Chance Heroes Second Life Secret of the Solstice Seed Serenia Fantasy Seven Seas Saga Seven Souls Online Sevencore Shadow Realms Shadow of Legend Shadowbane Shadowgate Shadowrun Chronicles Shaiya Shards Online 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 South Park: The Stick of Truth Space Heroes Universe Sparta: War of Empires Spellcasters Sphere Spiral Knights Spirit Tales Splash Fighters Squad Wars Star Citizen Star Conflict 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 Starbound Stargate Worlds Starlight Story Starpires State of Decay SteelWar Online Stone Age 2 Stormfall: Age of War Stormthrone Storybricks Stronghold Kingdoms Styx: Master of Shadows Sudden Attack Supremacy 1914 Supreme Destiny Sword Coast Legends Sword Girls Sword of Destiny: Rise of Aions SwordX Swords of Heavens Swordsman
TERA TS Online TUG 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 Terraria Thang Online The 4th Coming The Agency The Aurora World The Banner Saga The Banner Saga 2 The Black Watchmen The Chronicle The Chronicles of Spellborn The Crew The Division The Epic Might The Hammers End The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 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 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 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 Torment: Tides of Numenera Total Domination Transformers Universe Transistor Transverse Trapped Dead: Lockdown Traveller AR Travia Online Travian Triad Wars 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 Utherous 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 Warflare Wargame1942 Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes Warkeepers Warrior Epic Wartune Wasteland 2 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 Warriors World of Warships World of the Living Dead WorldAlpha Wurm Online Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Xenoblade Chronicles: X Xenocell Xiah Xsyon Xulu YS Online Yitien ZU Online Zentia Zero Online Zero Online: The Andromeda Crisis Zodiac Online Zombies Ate My Pizza eRepublik Discussion Forums

General Discussion

General Discussion 

News & Features Discussion  » Dungeon Runners: Shutting Down on New Year's Eve

3 Pages « 1 2 3 » Search
41 posts found

Novice Member

Joined: 9/04/07
Posts: 3

9/17/09 5:08:37 PM#21

Another game disappearing into the ethers....sigh.  I wonder if these MMO companies have thought that instead of just Killing the game people have paid for (initial Cost or Subscription), they could release a patch on closing day that turns the game Single player/LAN-able so people who did love the game can still play with friends.  Tabula Rasa was a game i loved to play with friends for example and it would have made a brilliant LAN game.

Oh well prolly just wishful thinking on my part


Novice Member

Joined: 7/02/08
Posts: 292

9/17/09 6:14:01 PM#22

That's sad. I subbed to this game for a few months. It was fun but I guess I'm too anal of a gamer and want seriousness in my game so DR didn't hold my attention for too long.


R.I.P Dungeon Runners


Novice Member

Joined: 12/29/04
Posts: 237

9/17/09 6:19:01 PM#23

Great game. Sad end.


I think the problem is that no matter how funny and amusing it may have been, DR was just a piece of satire. How long can you play a piece of satire?


My paid sub lasted 1 month. It was fun, though. A game I will not forget.

Played - UO, FFXI, WAR, WoW, EVE
Currently - Bored.

  User Deleted
9/17/09 6:29:07 PM#24

I brought the game yesterday for $50 and install it and played it .


Novice Member

Joined: 2/01/07
Posts: 1813

9/17/09 6:40:58 PM#25
Originally posted by lorddeath202

I brought the game yesterday for $50 and install it and played it .




  1. They turned off the ability to add membership/redeem the serial codes prior to making the announcement.
  2. The MSRP for the retail box at release was $20, but could recently be found for as little as $5.  You definitely didn't buy the game from an authorized reseller if you bought it at all.



Novice Member

Joined: 6/19/07
Posts: 77

9/17/09 7:20:37 PM#26

Oh wow, Ncsoft closing another game?

Not that  strange ... just affraid how many time aion srvers will stay opened ...

Who will be next?

Exteel maybe??


Apprentice Member

Joined: 9/17/06
Posts: 136

9/17/09 7:21:46 PM#27


OK that's out of the way.


It is convient that it ends when my 6 months end.




and finally Who's next like famous people these things come in Threes.

1.....Archlord (Codemasters) 

2....Dungeon Masters



Norman728 Xfire Miniprofile

Novice Member

Joined: 10/08/06
Posts: 564

9/17/09 8:28:52 PM#28

Stop being ignorant and hating on NCSoft. I really did enjoy Dungeon Runners, I tried to spread the word to my buddies to play with me but had a tough time. The game was good mindless fun for short periods.


But if you look at it logically, the game just wasnt picking up steam. The devs tried and tried to get things going, but the player numbers were ridiculously small. The servers at most times of the day didnt even go over 500 players. Not to mention some of those people wont even be paying for the game. Then drop in the fact that companies are having to make cut backs for obvious economical reasons.


Its quite simply just logical to drop the game. It can't have been making much money, and major changes require financial backing which more than likely may not pay off in whats a very crowded market. So hating on NCSoft is a very small minded thing to do. Like I say I really did enjoy DR and hate to see it go but when you look at it logically it just makes complete sense. NCSoft is a business not a charity, we would all do the same if we were in their shoes. Lets hope the devs go on to make more awesome games.


Novice Member

Joined: 9/17/09
Posts: 2

9/17/09 10:01:19 PM#29
Originally posted by rhinok

Personally, I thought Dungeon Runners was a great game for what it was, a funny, casual time-waster.  I definitely think it suffered from a sorely lacking budget, adequate and effective marketing and perception.  Those are all issues I feel belong to NCSoft, not the actual developers, who were fantastic about getting the community involved in making "their game". 

Of all of those issues, perception seemed to be the biggest one, in my mind. Players would see Dungeon Runners on a site like this, assume it's a full-fledged MMO and then be upset that it wasn't. That's a big problem. Coupled with a fairly complicated, albeit very generous F2P system (one of the most generous, IMO), many players passed it by or gave up on it shortly after trying it.

The thing that always killed me was that Dungeon Runners was essentially a spiritual successor to Diablo. It had much of hte same fun mayhem and mad looting, but in a more modern package in persistent non-lobby world, fantastic group mechanics, bright, playful graphics and a wicked sense of humor. Sounds like a winner, except that it wasn't all that well embraced. Why not? After all these years, Diablo is still played widely, is still sold in stores as part of the Battle Chest and now D3 is eagerly anticipated. So why don't those same people like playing Dungeon Runners? Is it because all those folks are still playing for free on outdated machines, are too used to hacks and mods to play it the way it was designed, are so anal about the "atmosphere" of the game, that theyre unable to enjoy the actual game play (talking about the D3 color controversy)? I wish I knew..

Over the last few years, I've become personal friends with some of the people who have worked on Dungeon Runners. All but Steve are now working on different projects for different companies and I wish them well. We'll get together for more dinners and drinks sooner than later. Steve's staying with Dungeon Runners to the end, which I respect.

in the last several months, there was an unfortunate chain of events that basically led to this happening.  It's not my place to share them.  Maybe one day Steve or Mark will write a post mortem.  Who knows? It is what it is. I would have loved to see the game launched from within Facebook and playable in a browser-instantiated window a la Fusion Fall and Free Realms (something the devs were working on).  That and the convenience-item based cash shop could have make Dungeon Runners extremely successful. 

Over on the official boards, there's a lot of moaning and gnashing of teeth.  I'm glad there are players who are passionate about the game, but it is just a game.  It was fun while it lasted and will be fun until the end, when Townston blows up. 

~Ripper McGee  

Well said Ripper and may I add as a fellow Dungeon Runner that I am both honored and priviledged to have played side by virtual side with you these last couple of years... :D

I'm not going to say "good bye" but rather "Be seeing you" to all my fellow players as we WILL see each other around the Gaming multiverse....

As far as Dungeon Runners is concerned, it's been a helluva run and like ALL good things do, it must come to an end sometime... Better to go out w/ a bang then a whimper!!

Stephen Nichols deserves a special commendation for his dedication and love for the game to gut it out to the end to watch his baby be taken off life support....

No one involved with the game from a Developer to a player standpoint should be sad or angry or upset that the game is ending, instead everyone should hold their heads up and be PROUD of what we have created together as this is a game that will likely never be able to be duplicated again with it's blend of humor and fanatical fans, games like WoW and Aion will wish they had players like we are....

How many other gamers in how many other games can say they've played side by side with the game's lead designer and game programmer?

I can....can you??

See 'yall in game for the last best runs yet!!




Dungeon Runners #1 & most loyal fan!

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn

Cthulhu fhtagn
47°9?S, 126°43?W


Novice Member

Joined: 10/11/07
Posts: 12

9/18/09 1:10:34 AM#30

I would like to say to the Dungeon Runners team THANK YOU , THANK YOU, THANK YOU for all the hours of enjoyment you brought me and my friends. I havn't played for a while but still have very fond memories of the game and recommend it to everybody, damn, it even got my sister into playing mmo's and she doesn't even like games.

The friends I made in DR are with me to this day, no other mmo has been able to do that with me and even though we all play different games now we all still keep in touch with each other, DR had a great community and I havn't managed to find that type of community in any other game.

Vrdeath, Gutler and Nightforge saying thanks again guys, may you all have the greatest success in whatever you decide to do and don't ever lose that quirky sense of humour, gave me alot of well needed laughs.


Novice Member

Joined: 7/15/07
Posts: 1

9/18/09 2:13:21 AM#31

Oh yes, sad sad news. DR is a really fun game at lunch break, or when days are boring like every days. Thx to DR team you did a really good job on this game.

Now to speak about NCSoft, why did they offer time for game on the deadline (both GW and CoX are 5 years old), why don't they offer something about AION ?


Novice Member

Joined: 11/26/06
Posts: 348

DOS 6.22 - fuzzy memories...

9/19/09 2:19:17 AM#32

Yeah, it saddened me to know of its demise. It didn't get me hooked up but it was fun to play at times. I guess it lacked challenge - it was too much point-and-click. But great artwork and humor.

Perhaps if they had gone with an item-shop since the beginning... Those on-screen ads really annoyed me.


Novice Member

Joined: 12/06/04
Posts: 177

I cut my teeth on Pong. \m/

9/22/09 12:07:56 PM#33

I started playing the game not long after it first came out, and it was fun. I left it when I discovered the moderators of both the game and the forums were a pack of complete Nazis, and when they started making things that were stylistically beautiful into muddy crap, and that covers both cosmetic things and the gameplay itself.

It started out as a beautiful game, and a bunch of stylisticly-inept Nazis ruined it, and that was pretty early on. I can only imagine how the game broke down in the years that followed. Will go back and read some of the forum entrys here and see if anybody either knows what I'm talking about, agrees with me, or both. Or something like that. Or whatever.

I was a paying customer, and that game seriously burned me.


Novice Member

Joined: 8/05/06
Posts: 126

You crit the English Language for 7,341 damage.
English Language summons Grammar Police.

9/22/09 3:05:41 PM#34

This game was fun and hilarious. Problem is, there are SO MANY other gaming options for people these days, and a lot of people have limited time, so they have to choose. I played DR when I was taking a break from other games.


The brilliance of this game was the much needed and well deserved lampooning of almost every aspect of MMORPGS. From the beginning, starting out with cardboard weapons and armor (like when we were kids and were swordfighting with the paper towel roll) a satire of all the lousy rusty bent broken junk other mmos give you when you begin. And the names of those items, ROFLMAO! Flatulent Shotgun of the Hyperactive Beaver, priceless. I loved the NPC commentary, it made me laugh out loud many times. And the plot, medieval corporate espionage against energy drink smuggling rap artist rats, infiltrating their "Sqeakeasies", stealing all their flavor crystals. The people who made this game must have been high.


Beyond the silliness, I thought it had a good combat system with a myriad of skills (farting a poison cloud!), plus you could solo or group. PVP wasn't bad either. I don't remember crashing a single time or encountering any bugged quests or character abilities, which is something mainstream MMOs can't seem to accomplish these days. The game was well balanced too, it was hard to become overwhelmingly powerful, and you always needed more money.

Even though it wasn't very polished or deep, it was tons of laughs and short term fun. And playing this game helps you appreciate all the other MMOs for what they do better.


Novice Member

Joined: 9/17/09
Posts: 2

9/22/09 7:29:51 PM#35

What ultimately threatened to kill  last year and this time did finally kill the game was revenue...or rather a lack of it... The Dev's tried to generate revenue through ad sponsorship from almost the beginning but no one wanted to advertise so that tanked. Then they tried increasing the perks for paying members and reducing them some for the f2p'ers but all that did was piss off the f2p'ers b/c they were getting 95% of what the paid members were getting for free so they HATED the change in drop rate percentages and loss of some in-game abilities....

Perhaps because of it's success as a 'casual' MMO it was also a victim of those same successes....being TOO casual might just have encouraged people to not care and play for free (or not at all) so at the end of the day, that's what NCsoft Korea is saying to this game's fans... "we don't care about this game or you any longer because we're tired of losing money off the lot of ya".

Stephen Nichols has promised great things over the next 100 days or so until the grand finale at 11:59:59 on 12/31/09 when a nuke strategically placed in the Hub "Townston" is set to detonate & no one but him really knows whats gonna happen!






Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn

Cthulhu fhtagn
47°9?S, 126°43?W


Hard Core Member

Joined: 7/20/06
Posts: 2928

9/23/09 7:39:38 AM#36

Score for the players, what with getting Guild Wars and City of Heroes free.


Novice Member

Joined: 2/01/07
Posts: 1813

9/23/09 9:57:41 AM#37
Originally posted by Lydon

Score for the players, what with getting Guild Wars and City of Heroes free.


Yup, but there are still players bitching about what they're getting (or not, as the case may be), which also includes "easy mode"---even for free players--the next three months.  Crazy...



Apprentice Member

Joined: 2/28/07
Posts: 1528

9/23/09 1:25:31 PM#38

I was in the beta-test of this game.   I was impressed by the dedication of the developers but they didn't listen.   There were gameplay issues that could have easily been solved (mob balance etc) but they never were addressed.  

I didn't bother with the game on release.    I didn't care for the payment model and I hated the Bling Gnome - that was getting just too stupid.    They needed better writers to pull off the humor they wanted.  

No surprise seeing the game vanish.   It would have been nice if it could have been something better.  


Novice Member

Joined: 11/06/08
Posts: 9

9/23/09 7:45:39 PM#39

Sounds like a fun game... too bad they didn't do better on the advertising because I've never heard of it.


Novice Member

Joined: 8/05/06
Posts: 126

You crit the English Language for 7,341 damage.
English Language summons Grammar Police.

9/24/09 4:09:13 AM#40
Originally posted by RoxRocks

Sounds like a fun game... too bad they didn't do better on the advertising because I've never heard of it.


I think they advertised on this site.

3 Pages « 1 2 3 » Search