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I'm lookin for a new MMO for my friends and I to play and I'm interested in any suggestions as I haven't been paying close attention to video game news as of late. We've already played FFXI, LotR, and SWTOR. Looking for something new and the more similar it is to FFXI the better because that's our favorite. Right now our top choice is Guild Wars 2. If you say WoW you lose. Now GO
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Check out Rift. The latest dlc made it playable again.
 
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I recently got back to playing MMOs and so far Tera Online seems pretty good.

http://tera.enmasse.com/

http://www.overclock.net/t/768739/the-tera-online-thread
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Modern MMO's make me cry inside....

That said, I've been playing Tera a bit, and Planetside 2 a lot.
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Tera is fun and currently F2P. It has a real time combat system (you click you swing) and it also integrates hotbar skills along with the real time so it makes combat really fun. The graphics are nice and its not really cartoony.

Currently I'm playing Rift (only lvl 45 so no storm legion for me yet). Rift is fun, has a lot of unique and convenient features that WoW has such as LFG queue, BG queue, Raid queue etc etc etc.. It also has nice non-cartoony graphics, I actually find Rift the least cartoony of them all. Rift also encourages pug's so if you're the casual/loner style it can be done. The best thing about rift are the talent trees. There are 4 classes: Warrior, Rogue, Cleric, and Mage. Each class has 8 talent trees to spec into (nine if you buy the expansion storm legion). And you can have 3 Talent tree's at once, so you can make some pretty cool combinations. However rift is not F2P and requires a $15 month sub fee.
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Do you have a girlfriend / wife / child / particularly interesting dog?

Yes?
Don't bother.

No?
Play an MMO.

I chose SWTOR because I'm a Star Wars lore geek.
I'm sure many will badmouth it, but it's Star Wars...
Bioware can only crap on it with so many Rakghouls...

Thanks - T
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Originally Posted by Thrasher1016 View Post

Do you have a girlfriend / wife / child / particularly interesting dog?

Yes?
Don't bother.

No?
Play an MMO.

I chose SWTOR because I'm a Star Wars lore geek.
I'm sure many will badmouth it, but it's Star Wars...
Bioware can only crap on it with so many Rakghouls...

Thanks - T



Still more engaging and meaningful than an MMO....

Mine died... I went back to MMO's as a result...
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