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1. Age of Conan(http://www.ageofconan.com) - Age of Conan is getting better after several updates, specially the big one in last month, introducing new land area, a new dungeon, new quests and hours of more adventure. Also, as far as crashes are concered, the last few patches addressed most, if not all, of the causes. The game runs great now; however, there is the occasional lag spike.

2. Atlantica Online(http://atlantica.ndoorsgames.com/) - The only free-to-play, turn-based MMORPG with 3d graphics. Great game play, a great market system, guilds, nations, guild dungeons, nation dungeons, shadow dungeons, PvP, PvM, crafting, and many characters to choose from, though a bit unbalance between classes.

3. chronicles of spellborn(http://www.tcos.com/) - A very new and original MMORPG which is on CBT now. Outstanding graphcis, flexible character customization, manual-targeting combat(isn't like other mmorpgs that are click, click, attack.), really creatively-designed dungeons and maps, cool and big city, quests thoughtfully designed to go with the storyline and so on. All of these deserve a try.

4. Warhammer Online(http://www.warhammeronline.com) - WoW may be better in other ways but WAR is more social and has better PvP. The PvE and RvR elements are well done IMO, theres is a strong story behind the quests that draws from Warhammers mass of lore and history and really immerses you in the Warhammer univers, like an integral part of the game. Besides, the open party thing makes it easy for casual grouping/ungrouping before you can get that group quest done!
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Warhammer Online, since its the only one that hasn't been killed by WoW (it only just came out )
    
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I think the entire MMO system needs to be redone. Grinding just seems so futile, even from a gamers perspective.
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I think the entire MMO system needs to be redone. Grinding just seems so futile, even from a gamers perspective.
Some people like MMO's with a lot of grinding.

It makes a good timesink
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Warhammer Online, since its the only one that hasn't been killed by WoW (it only just came out )
That and Runescape.

*Duck and Cover*
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Some people like MMO's with a lot of grinding.

It makes a good timesink

yeah but I am one of those people that plays a game to be entertained, not just to kill time.

I have such a great idea for a monthly subscription game, its too bad Infinity Ward wont give me the time of day.
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Warhammer Online - has become my one and only True Love.

A perfect yet currently unperfect game to take over the reign from Dark Age of Camelot.
Which, until now had THE BEST RvR Action ever dreamed, since it was RvRvR

All I need to do is find out what COmputer components I need in order to handle keep sieges where One side is 200 strong, and hte other 200+ as well!



and a Side note

Warhammer Online has definitely Killed off the need for Grinding.

I have never Mindlessly killed the same mob's over and over again for EXP that I could not easyily get in Open RVR, or RvR Scenario's or by simply Questing.

The game gives me Goals to Look for, and keeps me entertained no matter how many times we take our Land back!
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That and Runescape.

*Duck and Cover*
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Die Runescape!

Classic Runescape 8 years ago for the Win!

R2h High mage and range 1 def, = 3 hit you dead!

Now its just a noob fest....
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There is very little social interaction in WAR...maybe its changed now but when i played no on talked AT ALL!...There was no chatter in towns and when youd walk up to someone and say whats up they wouldnt do anything...it seemed like the whole world was afk
    
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