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How is this news? Anti-AoC jibberish from a pro-WoW site.... who would have thought!?

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post #52 of 111
posted by a WoW propagandist?
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The saying "To each his own" comes to mind
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IMHO any game that lets you become a cap lvl within a week needs work. (thats including WoW)
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from a wow fansite o.O. the article has no credible sources.

speculations. main argument seems to be wow>aoc
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Personally I quit WoW a couple months before AoC came out so I could have an mmo break before it hit. I had high hopes for the game and never even considered it might suck, despite the occasional oddball reports from beta testers that broke nda and didn't like it. However I got in the fileplanet beta and I found the game absolutely horrible. I kept thinking I was missing stuff since everyone else loved it, I had 3 characters maxed in the first stage of beta before I just decided the game wasn't worth it and canceled my preorder.

I found the combat system totally annoying myself. Instead of pressing one key to do my special attacks in melee I had to press 2. The sequence of those two key presses never changes, it's just an extra totally redundant keypress. With that being the whole basis of the melee combat system I just gave up. And before anyone says it I didn't find the the game hard at all, as I said I maxed 3 chars in beta it was easy as hell just annoying.

Sure the graphics were great but that's not enough to keep me. Now I'm praying Warhammer Online doesn't get delayed again and it doesn't suck.
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Personally I quit WoW a couple months before AoC came out so I could have an mmo break before it hit. I had high hopes for the game and never even considered it might suck, despite the occasional oddball reports from beta testers that broke nda and didn't like it. However I got in the fileplanet beta and I found the game absolutely horrible. I kept thinking I was missing stuff since everyone else loved it, I had 3 characters maxed in the first stage of beta before I just decided the game wasn't worth it and canceled my preorder.

I found the combat system totally annoying myself. Instead of pressing one key to do my special attacks in melee I had to press 2. The sequence of those two key presses never changes, it's just an extra totally redundant keypress. With that being the whole basis of the melee combat system I just gave up. And before anyone says it I didn't find the the game hard at all, as I said I maxed 3 chars in beta it was easy as hell just annoying.

Sure the graphics were great but that's not enough to keep me. Now I'm praying Warhammer Online doesn't get delayed again and it doesn't suck.
my friend actually bought AoC... It turned out he didn't like it... he's waiting for WAR to come out.
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I'll take that bet. WoW has reached almost unnattainable status in the MMO genre. When AoC has 10 million subscribers come back to me



You clearly have no idea what accessibility means. In terms of casual content and system requirements, WoW is less harsh. And yes, it is the first month which is why this entire question is pointless. But when comparing it to WoW, it's quite clear which MMO is better at this point in time.
I believe it is you who does not understand. Casual content has nothing to do with accessibility; accessibility is the measurement of how easy something is to do, which in this case, would be buy and start the game. Of course at this time, WoW has much better accessibility: It's an old game with many subscribers.

System requirements : WoW has it beat. It's a much older game.

Servers : This is where WoW failed in it's first month. In the first MONTH of game time the WoW servers were up approximately 35% of the time. Think about that for a second.
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I find it funny as i am reading this article i see the ad for http://www.aoccheats.net/ at the top of it. This will pretty much kill this game if it's that easy to hack.
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The saying "To each his own" comes to mind
I second this.. I dont see why everything has to turn into a war =/. Consoles, Different Computer Hardware companies, etc.
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