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Played the Beta, my review:

"Meh"
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post #52 of 60
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So far I haven't seen the high quality graphics that others are reporting. For me it is leagues behind GW2's graphics .



You wont with an 8800GTS 640. There is a whole DX11 sub menu your not seeing bloom, soft partials, ect.
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It's been a while since I couldn't stop playing a game. redface.gif I guess I must like it then. tongue.gif
    
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How to see "body" screen with what I have in my left hand, in right hand, what armor I wear, what boots and so on?
All I see is inventory and tool-tips that tell me if an item is equipped.
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How to see "body" screen with what I have in my left hand, in right hand, what armor I wear, what boots and so on?
All I see is inventory and tool-tips that tell me if an item is equipped.

"C" - character screen I believe.
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You wont with an 8800GTS 640. There is a whole DX11 sub menu your not seeing bloom, soft partials, ect.
What about with a 7870 Twin Frozr, as is in my current rig?
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After playing some more last night, I am liking the game more, but only because it's free. For a free game it actually is pretty good. I like how you can go solo a lot which is not the norm for D&D. If they add more character specialization and more classes it could be very good. If they release it soon I'll probably play it until ESO comes out at least.
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After playing some more last night, I am liking the game more, but only because it's free. For a free game it actually is pretty good. I like how you can go solo a lot which is not the norm for D&D. If they add more character specialization and more classes it could be very good. If they release it soon I'll probably play it until ESO comes out at least.

Might just be me, but as the frost/arcane mage thing, I was struggling to solo stuff. Didn't die but got into a few situations where I was spamming shift and pots.
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Game was enjoyable but nothing new in the way of MMO's

Questing was mainly fetch and kill quests. Certain zones had special events that use a medal system, much like public quests from Warhammer Online.

Group dungeons were very basic. As long as you had a healer nothing felt dangerous. For the most part the dungeons were relatively quick play throughs. The last dungeon I did around lvl 17 was quiet long and a good change of pace, but no more challenging.

The graphics are ok. Nothing special in my eyes. Even with all the graphics maxed, including the advanced tab, I was not blown away. I will say the game ran great on my 670 GTX. Looks like the latest Nvidia drivers added SLI support as well for those who will play in upcoming beta's

I played the Great Fighter, or whatever the 2H warrior class is called. It felt slow at first. Your normal attack roots you as you swing. Keeping the button held down the character goes through 3 animations each doing more damage. I will say the play really opened up once I hit 15. You get a much faster normal attack, when linked with your cool down abilities you feel like you create nice combos.

There are companions. If you played SWTOR then these work in the same fashion. Once you hit 16 or 17 (cant remember) you get to chose your first one. The first is free and the others appears to be purchasable thereafter. I chose the cleric as a healer really made the warrior that much stronger.

The single PVP scenario I played was very basic. 3 capture points in the vein of arathi basin. If you hold 2 points the longest you will out point the other side to 1000 points. As a 2H warrior I felt the pace of the action to be faster than my abilities. I could gap close with either my charge or my leap but I generally got off only a hit or 2 before the enemy was out of range. With no skill to either root or snare at the time it was a little painful. I cam out with the lowest damage on my team but the most kills. The warrior does get at least a snare that I saw but at the time I didn't have anything.


The game is good. If it was something I had to purchase to play I would not buy it but it is F2P and it worked well enough.
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After playing some more last night, I am liking the game more, but only because it's free. For a free game it actually is pretty good. I like how you can go solo a lot which is not the norm for D&D. If they add more character specialization and more classes it could be very good. If they release it soon I'll probably play it until ESO comes out at least.

Might just be me, but as the frost/arcane mage thing, I was struggling to solo stuff. Didn't die but got into a few situations where I was spamming shift and pots.

I played Wizard as well, but didn't really die until I got to where the orcs were. I didn't realize they were going to be much stronger than what I had faced so far. I adjusted my strategy a little at that point and started doing OK again. I could take on one mob at a time, but if another joined in I was toast. I only made level 12 over the weekend, so didn't get to see other stuff like companions.
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