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Pretty much as the title says I'm looking a new MMO to play.

Use to play world of warcraft, but I wasnt into the whole Raiding carry on and lost intrest. Got to level 71 with my mage and lost intrest.

Which MMO's would you recommend atm? Looking for something cool, I've played the following in the past:

World of Warcraft
Guild wars
Eve Online
Lord of the rings online back when it was pay to play
Age of conan.

Which MMO would you recommend with a good large active community, or is warcraft my best bet?
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The problem is it's hard to get away from WoW, it has such a large community, it's hard to find that in any other MMO. I'm currently playing Rift, and I enjoy it but sadly my server is at low population right now, which makes things like the Auction house useless, and also doing world events and defeating invasions a pain...infact just trying to quest sometimes can be a pain because of the invasions, best thing to do during that time is logoff and go watch some tv or play some battlefield for a while....

Age of Conan was for me very fun at launch, etc....and they are actually going to a free to play model very soon, so when it goes free to play I would surely look into it, I did enjoy it very much when I played it, but word of advice, roll on a PVE server....

Eve Online I did the trial a few times, and it has a HUGE learning curve, so much infact I felt massively overwhelmed and pretty much didn't get much into it, that's why I tried it twice...LOL

I tried the Lord of the rings online free to play model and I actually liked the visuals etc...I just for some reason couldn't get into it either....

It's hard getting out of the clutches of WoW, especially when you have a couple of 85's to play with etc...it almost makes starting another MMO beyond possible, because you always have that thought in the back of your head saying "you know I have two 85's I can play in WoW, and I don't have to grind out this lowbe in this new game I don't understand" LOL... But I think that's why Rift has kept my attention for so long right now, is because it's so much like WoW in the way it plays etc... But at the moment I've even had to take a break from the low population Rift game and at the moment playing APB it's currently in open beta, and will be a free to play model soon...just good, causing havoc fun!....
    
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I think eve is my fave MMO at the moment, if you've not tried it and also enjoy FPS style games give APB reloaded a shot, its free to play and a lot of fun
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If you want a game that's just like WoW then go with Rift. If you want something really different try out Vindictus, it's made with Valve's Source engine and it's kind of a hack and slash MMO.
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Id say after the inital release bugs are cleaned up when The Old Republic is out, its looking like a really good game so far, but we'll have to wait and see of course.
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Rift is my main choice right now I am loving it! Also SWTOR will rock but dont hold your breath no confirmed release date yet.
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Rift on briarcliff, i play wit youz
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i'm currently playing:
rift
vindictus
dragon saga
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Rift until GW2.

Maybe some free MMO's if Rift doesn't last you long enough.
    
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I as well play WoW, i have quit it several times and tried playing other mmos but the damn thing lures you back in cause it really is polished to the finest details and keeps growing and growing.

I have several alts myself that are on the lvl 70 edge, i don't like the lich king content at all.
But my suggestion would be to take a few weeks and steamroll through the pain of lich king content to see cataclysm areas and experience the end game content when it's still kind of fresh.
It really is very, very good. I love how they keep putting lots of pop culture references in their quests, a desert zone in the new cataclysm content is pretty much traveling around with indiana jones with blizzard kinks.

Still laughing at the part where we climbed into a fridge and avoided a huge explosion, the fridges being 2 steps away from the explosives ! The new quests are full of cool little things like that, some of them really made my day when seeing them for the first time.
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