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This is not The Elder Scrolls. Hardly anything there is recognizable. Also, another thing that I hate is that this has the typical terrible MMO graphics. It looks like a cartoon. It's absolutely ridiculous. I don't know when MMOs are going to catch up to everybody else in the graphics department but I wont be playing any of them until they do. It's like they took TES, ripped it apart, and then threw in some graphics from 2005.

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This all depend is you play monthly or not.

I played an F2P game for 2 years, and managed to become arguably the top player. In fact, I ended up covering all cash shop transactions through in-game means and in the end profiting real $$ from the game.

However, I will not play a free-to-play MMORPG again for several reasons:

1)It's pay-to-win. The only way they generate money is from constantly releasing new cash-shop gear that is way overpowered compared to the regular gear.

2) Are you pissed off when technology companies release new products 8 months later? Imagine that your shiny new armor set is outdated in 4 weeks after a money-grubbing company releases new cash-crap.

3) The crowd that F2P attracts is horrible. Young audiences with immature attitudes is the least of your worries because most of all F2P attracts millions of people from poorer countries, whose attitudes and behaviours are usually rude and selfish, with motive to gain those cash-shop items that they simply cannot afford.

4) The game development is centered around releasing new items to generate cash flow, rather than increasing the quality of the game to satisfy players.


Even though I don't like the idea of having a withdrawal on my bank account every month for a game, I would prefer this if the community was mature, gameplay balanced, and new content constantly in development. All assuming of course, that the monthly subscription fee is affordable; they are too high these days. It would be best to eliminate a subscription if possible. In a perfect world, I adore GW's business model.
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Ok, I did some more looking up on this game last night, and my oppinion changed a bit. Now I'm just purely excited (and nervious about how much this thing is going to eat of my lifetime).

Knowing my luck though, it won't be successful, and die early like a few others that I fell in love with. I remember getting my heart broken by Tabula Rasa all too well.
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I played an F2P game for 2 years, and managed to become arguably the top player. In fact, I ended up covering all cash shop transactions through in-game means and in the end profiting real $$ from the game.
However, I will not play a free-to-play MMORPG again for several reasons:
1)It's pay-to-win. The only way they generate money is from constantly releasing new cash-shop gear that is way overpowered compared to the regular gear.
2) Are you pissed off when technology companies release new products 8 months later? Imagine that your shiny new armor set is outdated in 4 weeks after a money-grubbing company releases new cash-crap.
3) The crowd that F2P attracts is horrible. Young audiences with immature attitudes is the least of your worries because most of all F2P attracts millions of people from poorer countries, whose attitudes and behaviours are usually rude and selfish, with motive to gain those cash-shop items that they simply cannot afford.
4) The game development is centered around releasing new items to generate cash flow, rather than increasing the quality of the game to satisfy players.
Even though I don't like the idea of having a withdrawal on my bank account every month for a game, I would prefer this if the community was mature, gameplay balanced, and new content constantly in development. All assuming of course, that the monthly subscription fee is affordable; they are too high these days. It would be best to eliminate a subscription if possible. In a perfect world, I adore GW's business model.

Sounds like you need to check out Vindictus. The cash-shop there is more for kicks and color, not pay-2-win. There are no real performance benefits from the cash shop there and the game is awesome with a ton of content and overall good players. I won't tear into it since it's off-topic, but it's made by Nexon... google Vindictus and check it out. You might like it.
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Eww eww eww! Those combat and movement animations looked horrible even for an elder scrolls game redface.gif Lets get real for a second, no one loved Morrowind because of its amazing combat, gonna say the same for Oblivion, although Skyrim did at least try lol.
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I had some friends work on this title for awhile, then they bailed and moved on to another studio, they said the game was terribly boring and poorly managed. Poorly managed means it will take longer than it should to deliver, or be less than it could be when it launches. Either way, from what I've heard so far, I expect the game to fail pretty quickly (SWTOR-style).
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Eww eww eww! Those combat and movement animations looked horrible even for an elder scrolls game redface.gif Lets get real for a second, no one loved Morrowind because of its amazing combat, gonna say the same for Oblivion, although Skyrim did at least try lol.

Gotta say I agree here lol. The combat from a 1st person view felt a little off to me, always, but I figured it was about as good as it got. 3rd person makes it a little less awkward looking, but still. I always think of Gothic when I look at the ES combat.. though I think Gothics movement based attacks added a nice flair to it. I know ES has it too, but Gothics just felt better to me. Maybe it's nostalgia, i dunno tongue.gif
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Eww eww eww! Those combat and movement animations looked horrible even for an elder scrolls game redface.gifLets get real for a second, no one loved Morrowind because of its amazing combat, gonna say the same for Oblivion, although Skyrim did at least try lol.

No joke there! It's no secret that Morrowind's combat system was terrible, absolutely horrible. But that's not why the game was loved anyway. Oblivion was better, but still not good. Skyrim is getting there. I'd guess TESO will be Skyrimish in the combat department, with changes to make it more MMO-compatable. Keep in mind also, we aren't looking at a finished game, not even a Beta for that matter. Everything seen so far isn't really much more than a tech demo. It seems to me they have been busy world building (which has always been a very time consuming part of development for TES games). Fine tuning combat and physics come later. Maybe that's why TES has problems in these areas... it's almost like an afterthought, lol.
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have read much about this but from that video it seems like its taking things from GW2, which is a good thing. It also seems like Raids are in which is amazing and the Holy Trinity is alive! While i do love GW2, there are plenty of times where i miss the Holy Trinity.
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