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It will fail just like all the other puported WoW - killers.
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I don't understand why people are so against P2P, When I played WoW almost every Tuesday Blizzard added new content, almost sometimes equal to full expansions or "DLC"...
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I like it, I'm buying it. It still needs some balancing work though. As a warrior tank I could get a good rank in public group events but as a cleric/healer I felt like I was getting the shaft for all my effort.
It feels very linear at the start but after about the 18th or 19 level the game opens up much more.
Some abilities really seem wasted too with certain combinations of builds, even some of the recommended ones.
The game does a nice job of scaling as you level so you don't feel overpowered or under powered fighting stuff in your level range.
I don't see much point in having class trainers the cost of increasing your spell and skill levels is minimal they might as well just give them to you as your levels increase (excluding trade skills of course).
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post #54 of 69
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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post
As it would so happen, same here.

While the gameplay is nice, the player population of Rift was dismal.

beecuz tr0ll1n is c0o1 brah.

No one helped anyone, trolling was the thing to do, quite frankly, if you just go into the game as a new player, you get shafted by the playing community? No thanks.

GW2 is also the only MMO I'm looking forward to. Been following it since it's start, hopefully a beta comes out by Q3 of this year, if that's the case... I'll have to skip a few semesters of school... too much customization [over 100 dye possibilities per armor part, and 6 armor parts?!?! too good I say!].. too much storyline [following GW1, which has a great storyline, except Factions, no one cared that Togo died, everyone was tired of him, other 3 campaigns = win], too great of a community [see GWGuru and IncGamers]. Anet ftw
I didn't see a dismal player population, in fact I saw just the opposite. Also the open beta doesn't launch until Feb 15th anyway. So all beta events up until now have been closed events.

As for trolling, there were a lot of idiots shooting at the mouth the first day but they quickly died down once they realized the game actually takes some brain power to spec your three class combination efficiently and the game doesn't play itself like wow. Unfortunatley since the world birthed the 900 lb gorilla that is WoW, I don't think we will ever be able to avoid trolls in any mmorpg game going forward.

I don't know much about GW2 and am going to look into it. I purchased the original GW and really hated it. It didn't feel anything like an mmo, and just seemed like a game that just threw you into bg after bg. Every race looked like a spikey haired anime'ish character that could pass with a name like Yuki... f that

I picked the warrior archetype and then combined the Reaver/Paragon/Champion classes. Each classes (called souls actually) abilites complimented eachother very well. Combat is fast and accurate. The game is very polished for a closed beta. Rift events are pretty cool and pvp & pve is strong. The first open beta launches the 15th. If your a fan of mmo's, miss the pvp lacking in any of the current offerings, enjoy a challenge vs a ezmode game that plays it self, check this game out.
Edited by ]\/[EGADET]-[ - 2/10/11 at 8:37am
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Question...Should we get one of those "official" pages going and get an OCN group for Rift? I'd prefer going onto a PvP server but I guess I'll be just looking for more people to play with either way.
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post #56 of 69
We could get a guild running, dibs on being an officer though! (Cloudborne - PvP)

And yes lets get a thread going
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Was in the closed beta, lost interest near immediately after talking with several people.

-Gear-based PvP
-Grindfest
-Monthly subscription

No thank you. I'll be waiting for GW2.
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I don't understand why people are so against P2P, When I played WoW almost every Tuesday Blizzard added new content, almost sometimes equal to full expansions or "DLC"...
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Originally Posted by Fortunex View Post
Was in the closed beta, lost interest near immediately after talking with several people.

-Gear-based PvP
-Grindfest
-Monthly subscription

No thank you. I'll be waiting for GW2.
You lost any credibility you may have had (regarding a legit opinion) after such a statement.

Amazingly easy to level in this game, especially given the number of quests & rift events.
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You lost any credibility you may have had (regarding a legit opinion) after such a statement.

Amazingly easy to level in this game, especially given the number of quests & rift events.
Basically this. I didn't have to grind at any point in the beta on my lvl 22. Do the quests in your area and you'll be ready for the next area and quests never require you to kill more than 15 of X opponent or 20 of X, Y, and Z opponents. Man, in the Allods Online beta I had to not only grind low level opponents to be able to do higher lvl quests, it was always about collecting items from enemies and they weren't guaranteed drops meaning you had to kill a crapload of enemies.
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