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Many have quit this game previously due to various reasons. As gorgeous as this game is, it is still not worth going back to yet. However there may be new reasons to check out this game. A new hardcore pvp scratch server will be starting soon with a lot of things people liked from previous AoC versions. If you're a pve'er you will be excited to know that they are adjusting the grind levels and loot mechanics to make the pve more enjoyable. Combine memorizing graphics along with an already stellar combat mechanics this may be the game to check out in the near future - if the developer, Funcom gets things right.

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Funcom is known for really dropping the ball on MMO's. Anarchy Online had such a buggy release, you could not even leave town for days. That cause many people to leave. Once they fixed it though, it was great until patch 12.6 when they nerfed over equipping. That pretty much was the final nail in the coffin as people fled in droves.

Not sure what happened after since I have not played in years. It was such a great game for a while and they shot themselves in the foot.
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people didnt leave in droves for AO. They claimed to and complained, but they never left.

the nerf to over equipping was because it was making content to easy, way to easy.
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People left in droves , especially in the beginning. I remember people just sitting at the town exit because they could not leave for days. Then it became a ghost town after 12.6. Nobody liked the OE nerf. Plus add in the fact that there was zero end game content till notum wars. Then people started to come back again.
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Are you talking about AOC or AO? I'm not sure what 12.6 is refering to. I have a lot of faith in funcom this time around in fixing AoC. The reasons being that the current game director has realised his vision for the game post update 1.05 had a lot of problems and now is doing a scratch server that is built with all the good and none of the bad of the game. There is a lot of pve content since the expansion and most pve mmo'ers say it's the best mmo they've ever played.
    
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Does not want.
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Does not want.
This.

The game was horrible from the start and never got better. I remember like a year ago they invited my friends and I to try the game out for free for two weeks to check out the new changes. The game still ran poorly, crashed every 30 minutes due to the memory leak, and was overall still a buggy mess.

The ONLY thing the game ever had going for it was true open-world PVP. Sadly, that alone doesnt make up for the rest of the game being trash.
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Funny. All your complaints above have already been solved a long time ago. The new engine update has made the game run smooth without crashes. Mem leaks was a thing of the distant past.
    
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Funny. All your complaints above have already been solved a long time ago. The new engine update has made the game run smooth without crashes. Mem leaks was a thing of the distant past.
Obviously not. As I said, we tried it again about a year ago when they promoted the fact that they fixed all this ****, meanwhile all the bugs were still present. The game is a colossal failure. If they patched it a few months ago, great, it only took them like two years and cost them thousands of subs.
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Well you're talking about problems more than a year ago but this thread is about the state of the game now, and updates to the game that hasn't even hit servers yet. It looks to make the game much better than it is and was. I get that you don't have interest in the game anymore as you were disappointed in the game previously. Most won't return even if they fix everything. However it doesn't mean it won't be a great game in the future. They are announcing and hitting live servers, some changes that look to fulfill the potential of this game.

Sure it's got problems. I'm not subbed myself. However it doesn’t mean it can't be a great game. It has a great setting and fits a niche of hardcore mmo pvp that most games like wow can't satisfy.
    
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