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to hardcore MMO players, AoC is a joke.

To little kids who just got their 8800GT and/or new widescreen monitor for christmas, this is the best game ever.

there is one thing you will soon learn, young grasshoppers: eye candy, as far as gaming goes, is only temporary pleasure. gameplay can last over a decade (Starcraft).
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The thing about MMOs is that when you start its like "**** THIS IS SO COOL" after awhile you can really tell if the game sucks or not. Recently I played a game called Rappelz. It was cool...for a week. I realized all you do is grind by killing things over and over and over again. I want to wait for a proper review first ( I prefer Gamespot) as well as a Metacritic score.
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^ f your sig.
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My brother bought this, and says that it's pretty fun. I have large expectations, as I've loved reading Conan books my whole life.
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to hardcore MMO players, AoC is a joke.

To little kids who just got their 8800GT and/or new widescreen monitor for christmas, this is the best game ever.

there is one thing you will soon learn, young grasshoppers: eye candy, as far as gaming goes, is only temporary pleasure. gameplay can last over a decade (Starcraft).

Dont be bitter, who even ever said this game has amazing graphics anyway? It seems like many people like the gameplay...but as i have never played i cant judge. I hope you have played aswell before putting down the gameplay. Also I could say starcraft gameplay sucks because I dont like the mechanics of RTSs.(not a true statment however). I cant wait to see how the playerbase grows or dies over the next couple months.



Also I heard rival for WoW mentioned? never gonna happen. Im kinda bummed, I hate how these MMOs are all monthly fees...I wanna try this game but cant bring myself to paying for a fullpriced game and then a fee every month.
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I think it is more like people are tired from playing WoW and the same damn instances over and over again.

There is nothing to do in WoW right now except arena. AoC being the only decent looking MMO out there, is getting all the attention right now.

I love the graphics but i hate its gameplay. I am just going to wait till warhammer online comes out.
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to hardcore MMO players, AoC is a joke.

To little kids who just got their 8800GT and/or new widescreen monitor for christmas, this is the best game ever.

there is one thing you will soon learn, young grasshoppers: eye candy, as far as gaming goes, is only temporary pleasure. gameplay can last over a decade (Starcraft).
I couldn't agree more, which is the main reason why Valve and Blizzard still have the best pc games on the market and their games with supposedly out dated graphics are still being played more than any other games out there. AOC looks pretty cool with the whole fighting style thing that it has going on but the $15 a month subscription fee and console look is a turn off for me.
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Well to you people that like and defend this game, I wish you the best of luck. I will not buy it because I played Anarchy Online from the beginning. I hear Funcom is making some of the same mistakes already like servers being down a lot. They should have ironed major problems out before release as its not their first time doing this. They also did nothing but continually screw it(AO) up more and more over time after the shadowlands(one of the first couple) expansions.

I really hope they learned from their mistakes so the game will be worth your money, but I seriously doubt they have learned anything.
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Funcom, fack the features. Get the dang Skills actually working and the Auction/Bank working along w/ your jail system. Jeeez, its a great game in all but these things need to be in game quick.
Jail system? :O, I knew about the rest, didnt know about a jail system tho

Im loving the game so far also

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