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Two and a half years after taking to the skies, Aion is going free-to-play. But let’s be honest, it wasn’t the subscription model that drove players away the first time—it was the grind. Thankfully, 2011’s updates killed off that problem, and the massive update (3.0) coming with the free-to-play shift next month adds a ton of content and aims to widen the breadth of activities. If all goes well, it’ll make you forget that nasty “G” word ever happened.

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I remember playing this when it release and it was a pretty boring grind. Think I can give them another chance.
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ill wait until the update comes out before playing.
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Game is really not that bad now it's f2p, good game to kill some time here and there while playing other games.

I've tried a lot of f2p games and Aion is now on top of that list.
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I guess ill try it.
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I installed it, over 12GB's... Horrible game. For some reason my character kept glitch/warping backwards every time I tried to make an attack, then my character would never attack again, even if all attacks had no reload time and was maxed in everything.

Then I saw the cutesy creatures and how "fluffy" and shiny it looked... Uninstalled after 10 minutes.

I'm not a huge fan of these types of games to begin with. But I did enjoy Twelve Sky and DC universe a little...
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i got aion when it first came out. i never got into it. i might try it again.

    
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I got up to level 19 or so when I had it... I used to be a fan of grindy Korean-style MMOs (Linage II was my first wink.gif), but it became fairly ridiculous. I'd give it another shot as a F2P smile.gif
    
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I got up to level 19 or so when I had it... I used to be a fan of grindy Korean-style MMOs (Linage II was my first wink.gif), but it became fairly ridiculous. I'd give it another shot as a F2P smile.gif

19 is where I ran out of quests to do lol. Looked at the xp bar and it was like 2k kills to level. Never loaded it up again. Downloading from steam as I type though, 2mb/s $$
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What? It's on Steam? May have to give it a chance.

But Diablo 3... eek.gif

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What? It's on Steam? May have to give it a chance.
But Diablo 3... eek.gif
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Naw it has its own loader.
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