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OK, long story short I used to play everquest 2 and I'm thinking of getting back into it. I tried wow and the whole cartoon look made me hate it. Last time I played was a good 10+ months ago. Still have high level characters but, to ne honest I love the first 25 levels of the game. After that it gets into the whole grinding for loot and looses some of its fun.

The question is, should I get back into eq2 or try a different mmo? Eq2 and wow are the only mmo's I have ever tried. Is there any good ones? You know the ones that immerse you into the story and game play?

Thanks
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If you want something similar in style to WoW/EQ2 in terms of gameplay and mechanics, check out RIFT. Open beta is going on right now. I played EQ2 for a while, been playing WoW for a couple years, loving Rift so far. Worth a look for sure.
 
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OK, long story short I used to play everquest 2 and I'm thinking of getting back into it. I tried wow and the whole cartoon look made me hate it. Last time I played was a good 10+ months ago. Still have high level characters but, to ne honest I love the first 25 levels of the game. After that it gets into the whole grinding for loot and looses some of its fun.

The question is, should I get back into eq2 or try a different mmo? Eq2 and wow are the only mmo's I have ever tried. Is there any good ones? You know the ones that immerse you into the story and game play?

Thanks
There's plenty of good ones if you get into a good guild. I enjoyed EQ2 a lot. It really depends on what style of MMO you want.

Check out Age of Conan. I went from EQ2 to that and really enjoyed the change of play style.
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Wait for Guild Wars 2. It's gonna be epic, no monthly fees too.
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Rift/GW2/PlanetSide Next (if you wanna stick with Sony)

EQ2 is a hall'uva lot better now than it was when I first started it... wayyyy back in alpha 4... but it still kinda sucks, shame considering how good EQ1 was. Could always check out Vindictus, its free/time killer. I suppose the real question is, just how much time do you wanna sink into a title that is at the end of its product life?
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