Trending Games | Pirate101 | Guild Wars 2 | Warhammer 40K: Eternal Crusade | World of Warcraft

  Network:  FPSguru RTSguru
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,900,206 Users Online:0
Games:751  Posts:6,269,125
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 Angry Birds Epic Anime Trumps Anmynor Anno Online Applo Arcane Hearts Arcane Legends ArchLord ArcheAge Archeblade Archlord X 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 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 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 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 Crusaders of Solaris Cultures Online Cyber Monster 2 Cyberpunk 2077 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 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 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 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 Evony Exarch Exorace F.E.A.R. Online 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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: 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 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 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 Oort Online 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 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
R-S
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 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 Online 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 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 Girls Sword of Destiny: Rise of Aions SwordX Swords of Heavens Swordsman
T-Z
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 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 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 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 Warships World of the Living Dead WorldAlpha Wurm Online 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

MMORPG.com Discussion Forums

All Posts by Pynda

All Posts by Pynda

23 Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 » Last
448 posts found

For the longest - In the early days Asheron's Call 1 effectively had no level cap. So I don't know how you can get much longer than that. But in reality, once you were using "Level VI" (or later, Level VII) skills and spells, you were really getting up there. As for the time involved for that? Maybe around two years of fairly hard core play back then. I'm sure today's attention deficit disorder crowd would be having fits...


Note: AC1 was my favorite MMORPG "world"(although for many reasons other than leveling, too). It wasn't just the metaphorical equivalent of a Kleenex that you sneeze in once, and then throw away.


For the shortest - Does any MMORPG take more than a month or two these days? Some of you guys mentioned Aion, but I'm personally not aware of any. And myself, I'd consider EVE old school.

I'd speculate about one thing. If the people in the alpha aren't shooting their mouths off left and right despite the NDA (and they don't seem to be), that suggests some measure of loyalty? And if the testers are feeling loyal, then?

Anyway, here's hoping.


"We plan to get all backers in before the end of the year."


This was an interesting piece of official news (from the home site).

I mocked The Sims when it was first released, never gave it another thought for what... 10 years, but then finally decided to give TS3 a try just recently. And I'm actually enjoying it - although probably a lot of credit for this should go to the fantastic NRAAS and other player made mods and content.


Anyway, reading the reviews of TS4 it seemed pretty obvious to me that the game was a giant step backwards. Not only in withheld content (which everyone who knows how the franchise works should have been expecting), but in axed design features and in massively reduced game depth. You guys mentioned the console releases coming, but are there plans for TS4 to be released on tablets and phones? Because that's the only rational explanation I can come up with for this new version of the game.

As Rhoklaw mentioned, PvP and territorial control may be one aspect. But I don't think there's anything preventing a sandbox game from having 'content' as well. So:

- Essentially having never ending character development. I don't understand or like level caps, and I never have. To me this all comes down to appeasing the pussy little whiners who complain about hardcore players, and who want a chance to be 'equal'. Well, there are other alternatives too. Myself, I've always found running and outright avoidance to be good bets for dealing with characters who are more powerful than I am. But everyone these days demands to be a god within a week - when it used to take years in MMORPGs. Yet that was a good part of the fun and challenge of these games. At least for me.


- I think it's a myth that all gear needs to be crafted in sandbox games, or that all good gear needs to be gotten by raiding in Theme Parks. A mix can work even better. As it did for example in Asheron's Call 1. So maybe you wanted Sword Mastery gauntlets? Well a certain type of mob was known to drop them - go find'em and grind'em. Or maybe you wanted the best Magic Resistance necklace in the game? That could found in a group quest and dungeon. And afterwards, maybe a crafter could 'tinker' them up to be even better for you. Then there were also essentially long involved class quests for powerful weapons, journeys to volcanoes where fire resist items might be found, dungeons where experience could be earned more quickly than all other places (and rather than buying your experience in a cash shop, how frigging cheesy has that now become), etc..


- To me, sandbox means always having options. Whereas Theme Parks are about being taken for a ride. And there have been tons of neat little features in past sandbox games which get completely ignored by MMORPGs today. How about building player made cities, tools for handling guild politics and elections, the cantinas music and dancing SWG had for the more socially minded players, random shifting of resource locations and their qualities (vs. the rote nodes of WoW and its clones), tools for weddings/other parties/or combat tournaments, randomly shifting portals to special zones to keep the explorers happy, blah blah blah.


Anyway, if you're not seeing what there potentially could be to "do" in a sandbox game, I'm not sure I've accomplished anything more than to waste my breath here. Because at heart OP, I think you're probably more interested in seeing a movie than in playing a game. And that's okay, you're certainly not alone. And I like movies too. But these are polar opposite kinds of entertainment - I.E. passive vs. active.


Pre-CU SWG


The basic mechanics for having a "home" in SWG were certainly there, but that's just not the way I played that particular game. I was primarily a wandering resource gatherer and specialty crafter (medical supplies), I never had a house, and whenever the resources would shift, I would then follow along after them. But I still had a lot of fun doing it.


Asheron's Call 1 & Uncharted Waters Online


These two games I really did settle down in. Living in Glenden Wood in AC1, and London in UWO. I guess what made both these cities feel like home, for one, was that I was actively involved with guilds who "lived" there. That makes a big difference. And you get to know the other locals as well. But also, I never felt any great pressure to move anywhere else. For game design reasons both of these cities offered things that were valuable to me. Like being able, more often than not at least, to catch a player made portal to Fort Tethana near the Glenden Wood magic shop in AC1 (a journey which could otherwise take hours to do on foot). Or being easily able to attend a class at Oxford in UWO, and having a central location in London where I could sail off either North (to the Baltic) or South towards the Horns of Africa and South America.


"A world beset by a thousand years of war." That phrase - presumably which will be translated into gameplay - makes me tired just thinking about it. Getting older really does suck sometimes.


Originally posted by fardreamer

Originally posted by Wildstarrr

Originally posted by fardreamer I don't know what Netflix is, we do not have it here in sweden.
Yes you do: www.netflix.com/?locale=sv-SE And also you have the pirate version https://sweflix.com/ It's ok to not know about it, but saying it's not available is a lie :]
oh, sorry not a lie, I'v never seen a commercial for it, so i just assumed it was not available. my bad. should have googled first.

You may not get the same Netflix that people in the U.S. would. For example I know for a fact that Canadians get a much poorer service/selection from Netflix than those in the states do. My Canadian cousins have bitched about this, and I believe one or two of them ended up using a proxy somehow to get around it.

Pioneer, I love the BBC. Especially the documentaries. We don't usually get BBC programming in the U.S. (except for a little on Public Broadcasting), and so I've recently almost been turning into a complete anglophile discovering decades of this material - now online on Youtube. Thank You Brits!


A typical BBC documentary compared to an American documentary from someplace like The Discovery Channel? Pfftt. And things are just getting worse and worse here in the states.

Yeah, Youtube is a gold mine if you know how to find things there. And I've now cut the cable/satellite TV cord completely (although I do still pay for Netflix streaming). But I'm not sure how much longer this party is going to last?

Here's two starter tips:


http://www.reddit.com/r/fullmoviesonyoutube/
http://www.reddit.com/r/Documentaries

(Copy and paste if these links won't work - sometimes they don't here anymore.)


And here's a few keywords - Youtube playlist (I'd suggest a private one), wireless router and set top box - or maybe Playstation or internet capable TV, Proxfree and Hola, Youtube downloader (I like aTube Catcher), and PBS streaming video to round things out.


One note. I'm not a sports guy, I like good old movies better than crappy new ones, and I could care less about seeing the latest episode of Lizard Lick Towing, etc.. So if you can't live without this kind of stuff...


Not exactly an MMO for me, but about RPG gamers. I really liked the "Fear of Girls" guys. I could picture them in a potentially funny movie. These two videos have been posted here before, but if you haven't seen them yet...

Fear of Girls episode 1:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmgLOKRl5J0


Fear of Girls episode 2:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP3GYdrW450

What this guy might not be fully taking into account is the player who will see the advanced options in setup, be pissed because he can't use them on his ten year old Walmart special, and then whine about it. But I say screw people like these anyway. They should probably stick to console gaming.

UWO is definitely not a game that an attention deficit disorder twitch type player is going to enjoy - except perhaps playing as a pirate (for one, think of trying to figure out complex game features using atrocious Google translations from Japanese fan sites). But as a sandbox oriented player myself, I really enjoyed it. And I also met some great folks in the guild I joined there as well. However unfortunately, I accidentally deleted an aide it took me around a year to "train" (think of these as kind of a skill booster to your main character - in this case for my primary occupation of spice trading). And I then got so disgusted with myself that I rage quit.


All in all though, I thought UWO was a very good MMO. My only real problem with it being that "dungeon running" has now (or then, at least) become the vastly most profitable occupation. And that was the one aspect of the game that I probably enjoyed the least. But still, towards the end I had more money/ducats than I knew what to do with anyway. So what did it really matter? There are lots of different things to do in UWO - crafting, trading, pirating, naval combat (think of hunting those scumbag player pirates!), exploration, colonization, adventuring, economic war between nations, and a lot more. And there's no real reason why you can't just stick to your favorite activities once you discover what those are. But you have to use your imagination and chart your own course in UWO. Because there's basically no glowy question marks showing you the way.

I had one more thought on this subject. In that I'd guess the people who oppose different run speeds in MMO PvP are likely to be twitch players at heart. Whereas those who enjoy managing many different indirect aspects of combat - i.e. character development - are going to primarily be role playing gamers.


There's no right or wrong here I suppose. Just that either group is probably going to kick the others ass in a PvP game designed specifically for them.

How about World of Tanks?

But like someone said previously, maybe you would enjoy one of the smaller combat based shooters. Like the Battlefield series, Call of Duty, ARMA, etc. (however I'm not a person with a great deal of knowledge about these games).

Yeah, I used to really enjoy playing Tiger Woods 06 with real life friends until we all eventually had to upgrade from Windows XP. And then - checking out something newer that would be Win7 or 8 compatible - found out that Tiger Woods had now become console only. Or that the last PC compatible version sucked balls so bad that it wasn't even worth buying anymore.


I couldn't seem to find an alternative, either.

Asheron's Call 1 was a MMORPG with a run skill (and a jump skill, too). The run skill could be buffed directly, as well as buffing its underlying stats - say for example Run = .7 x Agility + .3 x Strength + Base Run Skill. So you could also buff AGI and STR for extra gains. As long as you had the magic skills or the items available to do the buffing with, that is. Or a friend along to do it for you.


Skill based MMORPGs are where it's at as far as I'm concerned. And I don't care for this whiny "everyone needs to be equal" in PvP crap. So you're a tank who wants to kill archers? Then you'd better have a good run skill, and not be over burdened when you were fighting. Nothing was stopping you from doing that in AC1. The choices were yours to make - for good or for ill. And for me this kind of decision making was a very fun part of the game.


What bugs me most about them is the thought that computer games will, possibly at some point in the future, largely be dumbed down to be able to work on phone or tablet interfaces. Which is going to be really sad. And infinitely worse than the damage already done by making nearly everything these days console compatible.

^ Translated that is Star Trek Online.

I've been becoming more and more convinced that both Star Citizen and Elite Dangerous are going to be strongly focused on (simplistic style) shooting. But who knows until they are actually released.


How about Earth and Beyond? It's an old MMO, but it is free unless you'd like to voluntarily donate. I've never played it myself, but a lot of people seemed to think it was a very decent game.


http://www.net-7.org/

Echh, okay linking has definitely been nerfed at mmorpg.com now. Just great. You'll have to copy and paste my link.

23 Pages 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 » Last