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Funcom just announced that their gritty MMO, Age of Conan, will be adopting a hybrid free-to-play business model (meaning there will be an optional subscription and cash shop available, much like LOTRO and DDO).



http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/05/25/ag...-free-to-play/
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Pherhaps I'll try playing it again then .
Heard it's become ALOT better.
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So many games going F2P now.
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Pherhaps I'll try playing it again then .
Heard it's become ALOT better.
Heard the same thing, worth trying out again I suppose.
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Yeah I got this e-mail earlier:

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Age of Conan is three years old! To celebrate the anniversary we have opened your account for free play until the end of May! All you have to do is log in and start playing! In addition there are great subscription offers and gifts for subscribers!
However it says until the end of may? I'm confused.
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That's for old subbers. It's going to go f2p in the future, for example, when the new server (with special pvp ruleset) comes in June.

AoC was one of the best mmo back in 1.04. However the current game director ruined it and it became worse and worse. Now maybe free to play will save the game.
    
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I believe the game is quite good now, if there's enough content I'll be playing.. That was my "only" problem with AOC at release and beyond - not enough content. It took me a few months, then everything was on farm (raids) and I had done every quest and explored everything.. Then there's not much of point playing, is there? Including all the leveling exploits (1-80 in a matter of a day).


But I will defently check it out, if it's coming before SWTOR
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Izork are you Izrok? lol. Anyways its definitely worth a try. PvP is pretty gear based, but with the release of Bori it's not so hard to get PvP levels. Honestly it is one of the only MMO's I really liked due to the PvP pre 1.05 even after its better than most.
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As always.

When a game goes completely bonkers due to stupid directives, then they make it F2P and it sometimes gets a tad better.
   
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From what I remember being told, isn't one of the game's largest features... Umm... The female anatomy?

Maybe a year back, I was told that you find it nearly everywhere and everything's so... Big?
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