The Roma Victor commercial test is well under way and it has been shooting up our hype meter ever since it started. Today we bring you a close look in this preview from an experienced tester and guest writer Joseph "Ferox" Denise. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for a second preview from a member of MMORPG.com's editorial team.
| For those of us who have wished to live a very particular dream; to live in a virtual recreation of The Roman Empire, there is an addiction on the horizon. There is a gem of a MMORPG in testing that defies all current development trends and actually brings something truly unique to the genre.
The game that I am talking about is of course “Roma Victor”. In development since 2001 by a small group of self/privately funded developers called “RedBedlam”, who in my ten years of MMORPG testing have turned out to be the most dedicated and fun-loving bunch of gamers that I have ever had the pleasure of testing with. Never have I seen a developer staff so appreciative of their fans and so willing to hear our suggestions. Since I started testing RV I can remember clearly at least three times where suggestions on the forums actually led pretty swiftly to significant changes in the game itself.
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