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Here's the problem: a group of my friends want me to come play on as horde on a PVP server with them on WoW. While another friend wants me to come play Age of Conan with him.

Now, I've played WoW in the past and have had a lot of fun on it, but recently have not been able to really get back into it. (I tried at Christmas, I played for a bit and got bored quickly.)

On the other hand Age of Conan was just released, and apparently has a lot of bugs and issues as well as balancing to be done in game. Not only that but I had to buy the game, which is £30 or so I believe, and then have to buy time, which is more money, and what if I don't like AoC? Well then I've wasted £40 or so. However, it is apparently very fun to play, and well, i think i could do with something different from WoW.

So what should i choose? WoW or Conan?

Please share your thoughts/opinions/advice etc.

Also one last thing:

Please do not flame!


Thanks,
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I've played both. I leveled 2 toons in wow to max level and raided both times. Right now as with any MMO that is class A and has had this many years to mature is bound to have more features, and be more in depth. Just like EQ2.

Now I just stared AoC and I must say it's definatly more polished than WoW or EQ2 was at the start. Much more in depth and the world is much larger. Yes there are bugs - some are nasty, but Funcom has a dedicated team that knows about the bugs and is doing somthing about it as quickly as they can - 2 times a week. They have major plans for it. The outlook looks really good.

I'd say get AoC.
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If you did stick in wow in xmas then you should try AOC and if you dont like it you lose the money but you pass the idea of never tring it and thinking about it.
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Don't go back to wow. I've been back twice and I'm never going back again, I've realised that it really isn't a very good game at all.
The thing that's putting me off going into AoC is a lack of a free trial. But I'm guessing if they put one out now they'd need to get a whole load more servers to deal with the traffic, and people might be put off it forever by the bugs. I'll wait it out and see if they do a trial in a few months. Or maybe I'll get tempted and just go for it.
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Don't go back to wow. I've been back twice and I'm never going back again, I've realised that it really isn't a very good game at all.
The thing that's putting me off going into AoC is a lack of a free trial. But I'm guessing if they put one out now they'd need to get a whole load more servers to deal with the traffic, and people might be put off it forever by the bugs. I'll wait it out and see if they do a trial in a few months. Or maybe I'll get tempted and just go for it.
Well AoC already has more servers than WoW ever did - same with EQ2. They actually opened up 4 new servers during the early access. Right now Funcom really doesn't need a trial to get people. They have more people than they even imagined. It is the fastest selling pc game of all time.
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Yea definitely get AoC if you can overlook a few bugs. they should be fixed in a few weeks anyway.
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Well AoC already has more servers than WoW ever did - same with EQ2. They actually opened up 4 new servers during the early access. Right now Funcom really doesn't need a trial to get people. They have more people than they even imagined. It is the fastest selling pc game of all time.
They do? Well I was just making guesstimates here. If they have more servers than wow then aren't all the servers ghost towns?
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I personally had a computer built to play World Of Warcraft it can play any game on the shelf right now but I like to play tried and true games and WoW is it for me. AoC looks cool and all but how many games are we gonna have where you have to pay to play is this the new motto for the future and within the past 2 years or so.
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I'd say try wow again.. w/ the next XP coming out in late august that should add some more fun! =p
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WoW, hands down.
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