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A lot of ppl said that AOC(http://www.ageofconan.com/) will be WOW's killer, see from this review it seems nice, but a lot of stuffs look similar to WOW.

Age of Conan Review
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"What do I know of cultured ways, the guilt, the craft and the lie? I, who was born in a naked land and bred in the open sky.

The subtle tongue, the sophist guile, they fail when broadswords sing;

Rush in and die, dogs – I was a man before I was a king." (Robert E. Howard, 1929, p.35)



So what is with the poem, I hear you asking. Well, my friends, the answer is simple. This week
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I've heard alot of games say they will be WOW killers. But with the dedicated mobs of kids and other MMO players that just want to push 3 buttons during combat, spend hours on end fighting through the same instances over and over again just to have te same gear as everyone else. and being satisfied with a simple collect the supplies hit make 60 and then go drink a beer and wait style of crafting. Any game is going to have a hard time kicking it off its pedestal and its sad because its such a bad game

But your right this game looks like it will kick ***. with the raiding forts held by guilds and all but we'll see till then I'll stick to vanguard.
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I've heard alot of games say they will be WOW killers. But with the dedicated mobs of kids and other MMO players that just want to push 3 buttons during combat, spend hours on end fighting through the same instances over and over again just to have te same gear as everyone else. and being satisfied with a simple collect the supplies hit make 60 and then go drink a beer and wait style of crafting. Any game is going to have a hard time kicking it off its pedestal and its sad because its such a bad game

But your right this game looks like it will kick ***. with the raiding forts held by guilds and all but we'll see till then I'll stick to vanguard.

I played wow and im in closed and open beta of AoC. AoC is a much better tim than i think wow was. In wow i raided pvped and everything. I had a lvl 70 druid and a 70 mage. AoC seems like it will be alot differant and in some ways better thatn wow.

balance will be more focused at pvp and less for pve

There will be less kids playing AoC than wow. All i have to say is rated M for mature. There is nudity there is blood.

PvP server with OPEN pvp not the watered down faction war that is WoW. In AoC it is true pvp.

Combos!! like was said with other MMOs u puch the same 3 buttons all day long. In AoC you have combos, spellweaving for mage classes but i dont know about that yet. With combos you activate them then u have to choose the direction you swing the weapon to complete the combo.

thats all i have atm...
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Less kids? Ha. All I can say is GTA.
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Less kids? Ha. All I can say is GTA.
Some parents might pay attention to what their kids play.

That is why i said less and didnt just say there would be no kids...
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I also love the single player mode that starts you off. Also the quests seem meaningful and it feels like I have a purpose doing what I'm doing while questing. The combat is totally different than any other MMO I have played since UO and EQ1. The graphics are pretty nice with everything maxed out as well. I hope all the kids stay in WoW... I would love to have a mature crowd to play with instead of all the whiny kids.
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To be honest...when I played WoW most of the 'kids' I met were 18+
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wait to login in the OB to have my own real try. as a wow player, i think i will not spend too much on this game, even this game has better gameplay, cos a lot my friends are in WOW.
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Wouldn't mind checking this out at all since I've always been and enormous Rober E. Howard fan but I absolutely refuse to pay a monthly fee to play a game I purchased already.
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yeah seems pretty good, ill probobly try it out. do you know how much the monthly fee will be? will it be $15 like wow and most other MMo's?
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