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Poll Results: Do you customize the HUD layout? If you do be sure to post a screen shot of your layouts!

 
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    Yes
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    Keep it default ftw
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    What?
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    How?
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post #741 of 5512
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Oh yeah i dont care if its on alpha or beta is what i was trying to say. I did word it kind of weird. One of my friends was just talking to me, not sure if hes in or not but says beta is still planned for early-mid december. So thats good to hear, but not very surprising if the testing is going as good as some sources say it is.

Despite certain functions being not available due to this being alpha, this honestly plays like a dream and closer to the finish product compared to an alpha version, i am very pleased. The hard work is very apparent in many aspects.
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Despite certain functions being not available due to this being alpha, this honestly plays like a dream and closer to the finish product compared to an alpha version, i am very pleased. The hard work is very apparent in many aspects.

Enjoy the game for us man... biggrin.gif VERY happy to hear it's going well.
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Despite certain functions being not available due to this being alpha, this honestly plays like a dream and closer to the finish product compared to an alpha version, i am very pleased. The hard work is very apparent in many aspects.

very good to hear, makes me happy. I guess they did learn from past mistakes.
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Yes. I am really surprised with this engine especially with such an old card it is performing leaps and bounds better than the old one!
Edit: Are you on ComputerRestore?

Yes, I did make it in. I can't believe how fluid it is. At first I thought I couldnt' play at 1080p, but there is a setting under Full Screen. (also the game doesn't crash out of full screen mode)
There are so many quests, it's like you can't stop playing. Can't say too much. Just that it's epic so far, and the graphics for an Alpha are sick.
Edited by ComputerRestore - 11/28/12 at 7:22pm
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Yes, I did make it in. I can't believe how fluid it is. At first I thought I couldnt' play at 1080p, but there is a setting under Full Screen. (also the game doesn't crash out of full screen mode)
There are so many quests, it's like you can't stop playing. Can't say too much. Just that it's epic so far, and the graphics for an Alpha are sick.

Dont you often find certain scenes or even the combat feeling like Xi ? I know i did. Gridania really reminds me of the forest area East/West Ronafaure in Xi. They are doing this right!

The player no longer feels isolated, you have direction. The questing is a lot more streamlined and not as anti climactic and boring as the past leve system.

Its nice to see that even though there is a jump its not constantly spammed like in WoW lol. This is what 14 should have been all along!!!!
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(also the game doesn't crash out of full screen mode)

Square... I could kiss you just for this alone ! ! !
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Square... I could kiss you just for this alone ! ! !

Yes this was nice ha ha.
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Just a note in comparing this to 14 before alpha 2.0.... Well 14 Vanilla was easy to stop playing not caring when you would try it again, this on the other hand is easy to keep playing and hard to put down and stop!
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Just a note in comparing this to 14 before alpha 2.0.... Well 14 Vanilla was easy to stop playing not caring when you would try it again, this on the other hand is easy to keep playing and hard to put down and stop!

Agreed, even though it's just testing, I find it hard to stop questing, because not only are you actually finding out Lore, you are also progressing -> quest layout and design actually builds a story. I'm not quite sure how I feel about the battle system yet. But they've already mentioned it's limited by the Alpha build. (feels like I'm playing SWTOR, in that regard)
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o.o this looks damn pretty.

Looks like i may have a mmo to look foward to.
    
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