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To give you an idea of my situation.

I have over 2000 hours on guild wars in 2 characters (Necromancer and dervish).

Haven't played it in some time, and saw Spiral Knights last night and got a good hour of play in.

Loved it. Simple to play, easy to jump into and pretty fun. I like that it has pretty basic attacks, animations and the graphics are very stylized without being overly reliant on raw graphical horsepower.

Unfortunately, as I said in another thread.. thought I found a game I would put a thousand hours into, realized it would cost me a thousand dollars.

To me there is a lot of potential in Spiral Knights. Enough story to give you your characters motivation and reason for being there.. not enough that your running all over the game worrying about the details.

I want a game that is relatively easy to play, fun, graphics that focus more on style than out right graphical horsepower. (Actually if you want to recommend some MMO's that require more horsepower too thats fine but, I'm looking more for good style than impressive graphics).

I would prefer a game that doesn't get too bogged down in any given aspect. Example: I don't mind class systems.. particularly well thought out class systems.

Guild wars for example had quite a few classes but, they were broken up so even though you had 3 different magic users, they weren't all the exact same. Elementals were straightforward mages, Mesmers focused on more degenerative magic, and Necromancers could raise dead.

Where I am going with this is in a few different MMO's I've played there were 40+ classes with minimal to no real difference class to class.

I wouldn't mind some variation such as ranger, mage, warrior or anything..

I would also like for it to be relatively fast paced. I'm not against grinding but, I would like for the game to have some direction I'm working towards other than "grind grind grind, pvp pvp pvp"

I really thought I found a winrar with Spiral Knights Q.Q;

Anyway if there are any really good mmo's that are graphic intensive.. I'm sure my comp can handle it and don't hesitate to recommend it to me.

However, I may also get a netbook with an e350 in the future so if that can play whatever mmo is suggested that works too. I'm pretty flexible for requirements I just really want style to be at the focus not impressive graphics that will inevitably get old.
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post #2 of 15
The only MMOs worth playing in my opinion are Aion, World of Warcraft, and Rift.
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WoW=****! Aion= <3
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As always, I have to suggest City of Heroes. Been playing over 6 years, and still love it. I mean, who doesn't want to be a super hero/villain sometimes?
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Why not jump back into GW?? There is a group of us on here that are getting back into it while waiting for GW2 to come out hopefully this year.

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/10...crew-come.html
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I have really been enjoying Rift!
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Originally Posted by VW_TDI_02 View Post
Why not jump back into GW?? There is a group of us on here that are getting back into it while waiting for GW2 to come out hopefully this year.

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/10...crew-come.html
I may have to do just that. I'll warn you I'm something of a newb at pvp combat.

Beat all campaigns at least twice though if not more x.x

I was kind of hoping for something I could play with my GF. ah well I could probably actually pick up the entire series on the cheap for her. >.>;
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WoW

for all of its faults, it still has a lot to offer.
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post #9 of 15
A few you may be interested:

Rift (two of my friends play and enjoy it, It wasn't for me)
LOTRO (free to play)
AoC (going free to play soon. Best graphics I've seen in an MMO)
SWTOR (coming out this year, supposedly. I am SO looking forward to this)
WoW (I never enjoyed it, but many others do)
Eve (very different to the rest of these)

There are so many, but those would be the top ones for me.
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post #10 of 15
Global Agenda is free to play aswell as APB.
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