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TERA Forum » General Discussion » TERA population, new servers already.

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  Pivotelite

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Joined: 1/19/12
Posts: 2189

 
OP  1/21/13 5:43:17 AM#1

https://forum.tera-europe.com/showthread.php?t=137939

 

EU has just released it's first new server because the current PvP server started experiencing queues, I expect NA to do the same shortly because our servers are reaching near maximum capacity at prime time, this is felt by the lag and seen at low level zones where as many as 5 channels on island of dawn will reach "high/full" status , clearly EME and EU were not expecting such an influx even before F2P went live. 

  tet666

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Joined: 5/12/12
Posts: 117

1/21/13 6:56:04 PM#2
Game is semi f2p now on eu servers with the unlimited trial  (no time or levelimit) basically you can do everything apart from chat or trade and these restrictions will be lifted too next month with f2p launch. I just rectivated my old acc to play a little in advance bevore f2p and its very lively now  on every server i tried.
  Robokapp

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1/21/13 7:01:56 PM#3

when the bubble bursts they'll need to shrink back...hopefully they do this the rational way : when it's needed, because it's needed". not swear they'll never do it and grind the population into the ground before admitting defeat.

 

one developer must realise that if you add servers when game grows, you must be equally willing to remove servers when game shrinks.

  eyelolled

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1/21/13 7:09:43 PM#4

I'll be trying out TERA once it goes F2P. I'm actually surprised it didn't go B2P but whatever.  I think it's the best option available for a "GW2 break" as the combat mechanics are improved over the same old crap in most themeparks.  I'm not much for the questing design and it's linearity, but I'm sure in moderate doses it will be fine.

It's too bad there isn't a good mmo with nice graphics like TERA, but not in a fantasy setting, and not killing zombies.

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  mikuniman

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Joined: 8/28/06
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1/21/13 7:10:51 PM#5
Originally posted by Robokapp

when the bubble bursts they'll need to shrink back...hopefully they do this the rational way : when it's needed, because it's needed". not swear they'll never do it and grind the population into the ground before admitting defeat.

 

one developer must realise that if you add servers when game grows, you must be equally willing to remove servers when game shrinks.


You glass half empty guys kill me. It's cool they're on top of it so player's don't experience que times or lag enough said.

  kadepsyson

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1/21/13 7:11:32 PM#6
Originally posted by eyelolled

 

It's too bad there isn't a good mmo with nice graphics like TERA, but not in a fantasy setting, and not killing zombies.

You mean you haven't heard of an MMO with great graphics, not a fantasy setting, and no zombies?

Cuz it's been around longer than WoW.

 

Also, when is the TERA F2P change date?

El Psy Congroo

  Slappy1

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1/21/13 7:33:53 PM#7
It will probably settle down a few weeks after the ftp conversion,that's in February.Right now they have a lot of vet's coming back as they offered 7 days free,then when peep's had login issue's they gave another 7 day's.I'm sitting at 13 free day's remaining right now,lol.

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  Slappy1

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1/21/13 7:37:51 PM#8
Originally posted by kadepsyson
Originally posted by eyelolled

 

It's too bad there isn't a good mmo with nice graphics like TERA, but not in a fantasy setting, and not killing zombies.

 

Also, when is the TERA F2P change date?

Sometime in February,no exact date.

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  User Deleted
1/21/13 8:41:29 PM#9
CE vet here on the EU servers. The lag is baaad.
Then again show me another game with gfx and avatars like this with this kind of combat in seamless continents and I'm sure the coding doesn't even come close to what TERA's old devs managed.
Why they didn't reactivate all the old sub accounts is beyond me.
I ended up subbing, if only for a bit. I couldn't wait for them to decide to give me my free time or not -_-
I've already got some QOL complaints but I'll try and stay positive...for now. :p
  Torvaldr

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1/21/13 9:02:21 PM#10

If you have't played before, the game is $20 right now at EME.  That includes a month of sub time, a mount, and a couple other goodies.

I think it's a fun game.  I just picked it up and it's much better than I had expected. The combat is great.  The quests aren't much to speak of, but aren't horrible either, they are just quests.  I mostly skip the quest dialog, but have noticed some funny stuff.

I'm sticking to the RP server though.  The community is really nice.  Global chat is abysmal, probably the worst of any of my main games, but I left that channel and 'area' and local chat are just fine.  I've seen some RP and stuff, but the game definitely has it's own flavor which I find distinctly refreshing.

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  Pivotelite

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Joined: 1/19/12
Posts: 2189

 
OP  1/21/13 9:34:50 PM#11
Originally posted by Torvaldr

 I mostly skip the quest dialog, but have noticed some funny stuff.

 There most certainly are some gems in the quest text. Lots of references to home grown viagra and other nonsense.

 

http://tera-forums.enmasse.com/forums/general-discussion/topics/Quest-Text-Aint-So-Bad-Post-Favorites

 

 

And apparently Castanics don't just dress the part...

 

http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr342/Shinseichi/TERA_ScreenShot_20130105_225028_zps144876df.png

  niceguy3978

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Joined: 6/14/06
Posts: 1977

1/21/13 9:40:25 PM#12
Originally posted by Torvaldr

If you have't played before, the game is $20 right now at EME.  That includes a month of sub time, a mount, and a couple other goodies.

I think it's a fun game.  I just picked it up and it's much better than I had expected. The combat is great.  The quests aren't much to speak of, but aren't horrible either, they are just quests.  I mostly skip the quest dialog, but have noticed some funny stuff.

I'm sticking to the RP server though.  The community is really nice.  Global chat is abysmal, probably the worst of any of my main games, but I left that channel and 'area' and local chat are just fine.  I've seen some RP and stuff, but the game definitely has it's own flavor which I find distinctly refreshing.

I will have to agree with the general chat.  It is full of people who probably should be under a Drs. care.  My son happened to come in at one point and I had pretty much tunned it out of my mind and he started reading, and I quickly had to usher him out and make him promise not to say anything he read there.

  FallguyArmy

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1/21/13 9:40:41 PM#13
Originally posted by Pivotelite
Originally posted by Torvaldr

 I mostly skip the quest dialog, but have noticed some funny stuff.

 There most certainly are some gems in the quest text. Lots of references to home grown viagra and other nonsense.

 

http://tera-forums.enmasse.com/forums/general-discussion/topics/Quest-Text-Aint-So-Bad-Post-Favorites

 

 

And apparently Castanics don't just dress the part...

 

http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr342/Shinseichi/TERA_ScreenShot_20130105_225028_zps144876df.png

Sadly some of the humor gets "drowned" out by most gamers because they just can't be bothered to read. I don't blame them, actually. Reading is tedious in MMORPGs. If I wanted to read, I'd stop playing, get a book and read it somewhere nice and quiet. I'm here to play a game. Would be much more "interactive" if there were some voice acting involved. I'm not talking about SWTOR over-the-top cutscenes and all, but just some voice acting at least for the NPCs and quests that truly matter. You know? Ah well, seems like we can't always have everything we want in life...

  itchmon

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1/21/13 9:47:37 PM#14

i liked TERA for the 3 months i played it, my main problem with it was that i started to really hit an EXP wall about 4 levels from cap.  and it just felt a lil insurmountable... almost like old school L2 where you would spend a day hunting and get 15% of a level.

 

but otherwise i liked the game a lot.  being a lancer was fun and the combat was rewarding to master.  plus poporis are cute ^^

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  User Deleted
1/21/13 9:50:08 PM#15
Originally posted by FallguyArmy
Originally posted by Pivotelite
Originally posted by Torvaldr

 I mostly skip the quest dialog, but have noticed some funny stuff.

 There most certainly are some gems in the quest text. Lots of references to home grown viagra and other nonsense.

 

http://tera-forums.enmasse.com/forums/general-discussion/topics/Quest-Text-Aint-So-Bad-Post-Favorites

 

 

And apparently Castanics don't just dress the part...

 

http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr342/Shinseichi/TERA_ScreenShot_20130105_225028_zps144876df.png

Sadly some of the humor gets "drowned" out by most gamers because they just can't be bothered to read. I don't blame them, actually. Reading is tedious in MMORPGs. If I wanted to read, I'd stop playing, get a book and read it somewhere nice and quiet. I'm here to play a game. Would be much more "interactive" if there were some voice acting involved. I'm not talking about SWTOR over-the-top cutscenes and all, but just some voice acting at least for the NPCs and quests that truly matter. You know? Ah well, seems like we can't always have everything we want in life...

People have even less time to stop and listen to what an NPC has to say. Reason why Skyrim seems endless to me. I take my time.

  Jemcrystal

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Joined: 1/02/08
Posts: 1271

Let em put a slave ring thru u're nose u're prob not going to like where they're taking you. Think.

1/22/13 6:41:54 AM#16
Originally posted by Slappy1
Originally posted by kadepsyson
Originally posted by eyelolled

 

It's too bad there isn't a good mmo with nice graphics like TERA, but not in a fantasy setting, and not killing zombies.

 

Also, when is the TERA F2P change date?

Sometime in February,no exact date.

I want that exact date.  For all I know it could go f2p Feb 28.   : (