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World of Warcraft - everyone is playing it, even your neighbors cat. Quit somewhere mid 2010, tried free trial yesterday, didn't feel like fun.
Rift - WoW-clone. Lame gear looks, very nice visuals, low player base, played barely for 3 weeks before getting bored.
Age of Conan - very nice atmosphere, music and visuals. Low player base, gone F2P (did player base increase since then?). I have bad experience from F2P games. Was in closed beta (and even preordered it), even played 2 weeks few months ago, but the gameplay is not that good.
Vanguard - Fun with pretty visuals and a lot of classes and races but too group oriented with barely any players left. Loved the sound of spells tho
Champions Online / DC Universe Online - not my cup of tea, never been a fan of superheroes. Played CO, wasn't very impressed. DC UO got bad reviews.
Lord of the Rings Online - Ok game, still, F2P and I hear its got undeveloped PvP and I'd rather play WoW :x
Final Fantasy XIV - I heard this one is very bad, never tried it tho.
Everquest II - Not sure what to make out of this one. Tried it for a bit, seems interesting with a lot of classes, but kinda dead?
Eve Online - too slow for my taste, played it 2 years ago for about 6 months, still barely know how the game works.

That's it. It seems you're either forced to play WoW or Rift, which is a WoW clone
I play MMORPGs, FPS is not my taste. Any suggestions?
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I'm in the same boat as you. I'm patiently (or impatiently...) waiting for Guild Wars 2 and SWTOR.

Also, I know it isn't an MMO but I am very excited for Diablo 3. I have lots of friends as well as my little brother who will be playing it so it is virtually a MMO for me. I will be playing it almost 100% online and in groups with them. We were all big Diablo 2 fans years ago. It's like my own little guild of friends.
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Pre-order SWTOR and wait It's a sad truth but WoW is still the best MMO out there at the moment. Leveling sucks (much better than it used to be at least) but once you get to endgame it's more fun cause you can be better than other players if you do research and stroke your e-peen with your high dps numbers.
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Yeah SWTOR...

What I do is I order something... then I read EVERYTHING POSSIBLE about how good it is to get myself really excited.
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I feel ya man. Every time I try out another MMO it just makes me want to play WoW...which I am currently playing again right now .

SW:TOR is probably the only other one that's really catching my attention, mostly due to how much I liked KotoR. Hopefully it ends up being great, however it'd be unwise to raise your expectations too high. =\\
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O I've played WoW for 5 years. Think I've made around 2.000 euros selling my chars every time I got bored. And leveling is boring now
I'm waiting for both SW ToR and GW 2, but it doesn't seem like they are coming out anytime soon
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also, Tera Online is supposed to be coming out... no idea when though. no targeting. they call it the action MMORPG. spells will need to be aimed, as well as melee attacks. melee should play like hack-n-slask.
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Yeah, I'm in the same boot too. Thank god for Team Fortress 2. I'm waiting for SWOTR personally but Secret World and Tera look pretty interesting. I refuse to play so called "free-to-play" or micro-transaction games anymore.
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I'd played WoW since Vanilla, and have raided endgame, top tier since then. I took a break when ToC was announced for about 9 months and came back when the 20% buff was in place through ICC. I took another break after seeing up to 8/12HM of last tier. At that time I thought I was done, I sold my account. I got, a decent price, my rogue was a double glad, tons of server firsts, titles, FoSs.

I just recently came back to WoW (a week before 4.2), fresh account, RAF'd an old friend and was 85 with 2 days 7 hours /played. Since I have taken up a raid lead position in much more casual guild and am enjoying the 2 night a week raiding instead of 5 nights. I honestly feel like its just something to hold me over to GW2 or SWTOR drops though.
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No love for Aion? Sure it's not my favorite game, but being able to fly without a mount and the insane character mods are interesting (if you're into that). And it's much more visually stunning than WoW.
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