Originally Posted by Deacon
It feels to much like Final Fantasy XII, also right in the 1st levels you get flooded with Quest, worse they are all meaningless quest, the 1st hours were quite boring the UI makes it all worse its everything in it blends with itself so its hard to see your quest on the map or even know where you should be going, in 10 mins I crossed easily 100 players yet I felt like I was playing alone, the game doesn't give any incentive to play with other players or any mechanics that would take advantage of that, its like it is stuck in 2005, I play GW2 its a game that gives players great incentives to play together right from the start don't get me wrong that game has flaws, but its what we need from new MMOs go out and do something new because everyone else is doing the same and that kills the fun to me.
To me what makes an MMO fun is not story or theme, but the ways the game makes you work with other players.
Maybe it's my style. But I found the questing very enjoyable. I hated the traditional spend 20 minutes on a quest. ARR still uses the fairly common questing system, but expedited the situation. However, the story questions still take time, and to handle your class quests continues to increase in challenge as you progress onwards.
There are many aspect of the game that requires teamwork, for example. FATE's. A few can be solo'd if needed. But many require allies to rally to complete the objective. This increase again as you progress into higher level content. I found FATE events a great way to communicate with other players in the open, and allowed me to view other players abilities.
Another great aspect of the game is Guildleves that can be completed as a public group as well as a guild. I met a amazing party that I stuck with for the entire 2 days of testing from guildleves! They are tough, fun, and require teamwork. Honestly, I feel there is alot of ways to interact with players.
Maybe your style of play leads you to more of a solo style? They don't "force" teamwork onto you, however if you want to complete the really fun stuff, you need to step up and ask for groups!