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Guild wars battle system is light years ahead of WoW W and so are the graphics. It's not just a slight increase in eye candy, its night and day. GW2 so far has been very noob friendly as well. Try asking an honest noob question in general or trade chat in WoW and see how quickly you get bombarded with vile and sarcastic reply's. The community is abysmal. I don't care if they have more end game content, they have dumbed the game down to a point my 5 year old can spec properly and raid. They ruined it for the casual player imo.

They changed the healing dynamic.... yep, it's light years ahead....

No debate here about the graphics, but the battle system really is nothing special, avoid standing in fire/getting hit by big stuff, dish out damage, stay alive. awd1231314sdddwaas. <--- Plus gear, and I just beat a boss.
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I would love to run Linux 24/7. FPS games and software RAID support are all that hold me back. Now to the important sub topic in this thread.

WoW was "the" game years ago up until Wrath of The Lich King. Played vanilla through till just before Panda release. Pandas and pet battles are the last straw for me in this franchise.
I bought GW2 and was amazed at the graphics and combat system. Dungeons however just seem to be a free for all mess with no real class roles. I think progression is essential in a fantasy MMO.
Finaly last week I found myself gravitating back to RIFT. Have never been happier. Rift seems to have kept everything that decade old veteran MMO players seem to like.
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>Linux revolution would never happen they say

>Watches Valve go linux, Blizzard go linux, Revolution is rolling i say
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I would guess that it is SC2 and they are going to launch it around the release of the expansion.
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post #45 of 67
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I think Gabe Newell said it all. Windows 8 upon release caused a 20% decrease in their software sales, this shouldn't happen. I'm not sure how linux will pan out , but it should be interesting to see.

Even if microsoft isn't invested in the PC gaming ecosystem, i'm pretty happy that others (Valve) are stepping up to ensure that the PC remains at the forefront.

You clearly read the article wrong. So, I suggest you go back to reading it properly, and then comment on the matter.

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For starters: Newell did NOT comment on software sales, but in pc hardware sales, so go figure how good is xoleras in regards to comprehensive reading...
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post #46 of 67
love the idea. hate activision. but still, more linux games!
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Oh, a fellow Rifter? thumb.gif

Hell yeah, anyone whos anyone plays rift!!
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guild wars 2 is numba 1 USA!!!
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On Topic: I would be more willing to try Linux again if it was more user friendly or more support without spending hours trying to make things work. smile.gif

These days it is more friendly than "Idiot-Proof" cameras wink.gif. Go Linux Go!
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I would love to run Linux 24/7. FPS games and software RAID support are all that hold me back. Now to the important sub topic in this thread.

WoW was "the" game years ago up until Wrath of The Lich King. Played vanilla through till just before Panda release. Pandas and pet battles are the last straw for me in this franchise.
I bought GW2 and was amazed at the graphics and combat system. Dungeons however just seem to be a free for all mess with no real class roles. I think progression is essential in a fantasy MMO.
Finaly last week I found myself gravitating back to RIFT. Have never been happier. Rift seems to have kept everything that decade old veteran MMO players seem to like.

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