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As some people may have seen my posts in amd general i recently purchased my new rig and im loving it but it was like 2.2k usd so now i have little spare money left

Well i quit WoW around 1 month ago after 3-4 years of hardcore pvping, however ive got invited into Rift beta it dint run properly on my old rig i kept on getting DCed and couldnt run it on all maximum settings

My new rig though runs it 50fps on all max settings and i dont dc at all and im totally stunned by graphics and loving gameplay so far

However im not sure if i should pre order Rift and Buy Razer Nostromo and just wait for guild wars 2 to come out coz it wont have any monthly payment
any one could help me out pls ? kinda stuck here
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I just quit wow (maybe for only a little while) about 10 days ago too!

I have the Nostromo and to be honest I wasn't that pleased with it, I don't even have it in my apartment anymore. I can't name the specific flaws that turned me off, but I found that I was much better with the standard keyboard. I think I played about 75 arena matches with it and used it for around 2 weeks to give myself enough time to adjust.
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im waiting for guild wars 2 personally. Tank/healer/dps gameplay has gotten just to tired for me and it makes for boring gameplay. The mechanics are to artificial for me to stand, i want enemies that target and behave like intelligent creatures, not simply directed by "hate" or "aggro". There is no official healing class in guild wars 2 content is designed about the group working together.

Rift is aiming directly at the wow crowd/old school mmo style. If you want more of wow, i suggest rift.
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As some people may have seen my posts in amd general i recently purchased my new rig and im loving it but it was like 2.2k usd so now i have little spare money left

Well i quit WoW around 1 month ago after 3-4 years of hardcore pvping, however ive got invited into Rift beta it dint run properly on my old rig i kept on getting DCed and couldnt run it on all maximum settings

My new rig though runs it 50fps on all max settings and i dont dc at all and im totally stunned by graphics and loving gameplay so far

However im not sure if i should pre order Rift and Buy Razer Nostromo and just wait for guild wars 2 to come out coz it wont have any monthly payment
any one could help me out pls ? kinda stuck here
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I'm waiting on Guild Wars 2 for my MMO fix. I wasn't ever able to get into any MMOs besides the original Guild Wars games. Most likely because of the lack of fees like you said.
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I actually canceled my wow account subscription and deleted everything from it.
played Rift the whole last day of Closed beta event 5 and honestly... just another wow/everquest clone. absolutely the same , sure the gfx are awesome and animations are slick but core gameplay is exactly like in wow. Decided not to buy it and just save up money for collectioners edition of GW 2.
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I've been playing Rift the last two days and I find it to be somewhat refreshing to be back in an MMO (Aion left a bitter taste in my mouth after a while), but haven't found anything particularly amazing about it. I like the idea of having three different classes within one class build but it already looks like most people just talk to each other about what they are going, and everyone will soon have the same builds. I, like everyone else it would seem, am waiting for GW2 but passing time with Rift and if the beta gets any better I may buy it to keep passing time until GW2 gets here.
But long story short, GW2 ftw.
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Originally Posted by StormXLR View Post
As some people may have seen my posts in amd general i recently purchased my new rig and im loving it but it was like 2.2k usd so now i have little spare money left

Well i quit WoW around 1 month ago after 3-4 years of hardcore pvping, however ive got invited into Rift beta it dint run properly on my old rig i kept on getting DCed and couldnt run it on all maximum settings

My new rig though runs it 50fps on all max settings and i dont dc at all and im totally stunned by graphics and loving gameplay so far

However im not sure if i should pre order Rift and Buy Razer Nostromo and just wait for guild wars 2 to come out coz it wont have any monthly payment
any one could help me out pls ? kinda stuck here
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I actually canceled my wow account subscription and deleted everything from it.
played Rift the whole last day of Closed beta event 5 and honestly... just another wow/everquest clone. absolutely the same , sure the gfx are awesome and animations are slick but core gameplay is exactly like in wow. Decided not to buy it and just save up money for collectioners edition of GW 2.
what changed and what lvl did you play to? its still in beta so be sure to provide feedback in the beta forum other than wow/aoc/war/eq ect clone. ive never played those mmos to this is all new to me and fun. currently "grinding" rifts and invasions for sweet planar gear and searching for artifacts. very polished and i suspect there will be more tweaking for balance and engine optimization instead of bug fixing in this game.
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Play RIFT until GW2 comes out.. that will be next year btw.. so you have plenty time to kill.
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I am waiting for GW2 too.
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