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Publisher NCSoft pulled the plug on the struggling MMO in a "realignment of company focus." All recurring subscriptions have been canceled and in-game purchases have been disabled.

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This is particularly sad for me, as I have played this game since 2005. frown.gif There is a movement to fight this, as well as discussions of hoping to rebuild it somewhat if need be. It's been a great game with a massive community of creative and artistic people, expressing themselves in ways that no other medium has ever allowed. If this really does die, it will be a sad day indeed.

If anyone is interested, here is the link to the petition.

EDIT: I see this has been posted, but from a different source.
Edited by Demented - 9/5/12 at 9:28pm
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The game was boring. Just like MxO was.
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Now everyone will start to read the EULA that they skipped when they started playing - and weep.
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Now everyone will start to read the EULA that they skipped when they started playing - and weep.

Why's that? just had a look and It didn't look to bad.
http://us.ncsoft.com/en/legal/user-agreements/city-of-heroes-user-agreement.html
Edited by TopicClocker - 9/5/12 at 10:41pm
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Prolly be a better effort to try and crowd source up the cash to buy the IP (which will never happen), than to bother with a petition. ROI is a tricky business when the product has an emotional attachment.
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Why's that? just had a look and It didn't look to bad.
http://us.ncsoft.com/en/legal/user-agreements/city-of-heroes-user-agreement.html

Section 12.
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Section 12.


11i was pretty relevant as well.
 
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A loss to imaginative heroes everywhere and a gaming legacy. You shall be missed CoH.
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NCSoft gave me that game for fre, the architech edition thing. But not a fee subscription. SO i played for a while and Really Really did not enjoy my time on it.

Probobly the most boring quest driven MMO I have ever played. Didnt help that I knew no one in it and knew nothing about it, so I ended up making a character that apparently sucked at everything I tried to do.

Thats hte only thing about these games. Tons of choices, 2 Good ones.
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Section 12.
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