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I don't understand why people are complaining about the graphics, this game is older than most of the people on this forum...

But then again, maybe that's why.

Either way, good to hear about EQ going free. Now maybe I'll give it another shot. Always did enjoy playing it when I had the chance, just I wasn't "hardcore" enough. thumb.gif

Definitely not a casual player's game.
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post #12 of 25
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post

I don't understand why people are complaining about the graphics, this game is older than most of the people on this forum...

Come on, we're not that young.

But yeah, F2P is the way to go.
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post #13 of 25
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Originally Posted by Homeles View Post

Come on, we're not that young.
But yeah, F2P is the way to go.

F2P is the way to go. I find F2P players hilarious though.
Quote:
Kvjavs: Hey are you going to get SW TOR?
F2P Player: Hell no.
Kvjavs: Why?
F2P Player: I don't wanna have to pay for something monthly.

Said F2P player owns all market place weapons that expire 30 days after purchase, and purchases them again thumb.gif
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Ive played several free to play mmos and always ended up spending more real money in them than the pay mmos. The problem with f2p is your toon will always suck if you dont spend a little money.
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Ive played several free to play mmos and always ended up spending more real money in them than the pay mmos. The problem with f2p is your toon will always suck if you dont spend a little money.

Well that's the point.

Also, I wouldn't say suck. Just not it's full potential.
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post #17 of 25
Easy mode? Lol I never played this game but you guys should play Tibia. Which is officially the first MMORPG ever, celebrated 15 years a few days ago. Its still 2D, there are Non PVP servers, PVP and Hardcore PVP, and if I remeber yuo vegas, you'd play Hardcore PVP.
You would quit it before you reached level 20.
hardcore PVP=Can be killed by any1 in the game world without any penalization, this game as no level cap. You can level as much as you wish and with no level cap you could be facing levels 300 killing you just for the lulz. If you get killed you lose level, skills everything on yuor ivnentory and prolly some part of your gear. Thats easy mode for ya.
Besides it being the oldest MMORPG it was always a free to play game.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_massively_multiplayer_online_role-playing_games

I think a few other people will find this interesting to read. I thought it was funny that the term MMORPG was coined by Richard Garriott, the creator of Ultima Online, in 1997. I didn't realize it was 1997 before we started using that term.
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post #19 of 25
Think I may reactivate my account in the mean time. I was goofing around on the progress server a lot a few months back.


With it going f2p I won't have to justify spending 15$ just to play 1-2 days a week.

Edit: So much for that, progression is paid sub only.
Edited by Nugu - 1/31/12 at 8:16am
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My guild and I use to joke that EQ was our second job. I swear I played councilor in our guild (that was a long time ago) because people were wrecking their real lives trying to never miss a raid.

Yeah I did the 20+ hrs a week raiding, then spend 20+ hours doing group/solo play. My monk would still be considred high end raiding and I quit over 3 years ago all SoD raid gear:D.
I think this f2p model is exciting since there hasn't been a busy noob zone in 6+ years aside from progression servers and they only happen in waves. Too bad they have revamped almost every zone at least once or I'd be all over Crushbone TR! Lol Dvinn to ZONE!
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