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I want to get into another MMO, i quit wow right before Cata came out and im feeling empty and bored alot of the time. i can only play DOTA, SC2, and BFBC2 for so long until i get bored easily.

I dont want to get back into WoW although it does have a huge population which is good for content, but i just find it a little.... easy and boring once i get to end game content. I have the tendancy to get accepted into any end game guild very easily even with minimal gear ( i have a awesome resume/application for WoW btw).

I want something new and refreshing for me... Any idea of another very well put together MMO that has a big player base?
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I'd give LOTRO (Lord of the Rings Online) a try. It is free to play right now which is a huge plus for me. I've been playing off and on since it's release in 2007. It is a lot of fun, and offers some pretty spectacular DX11 visuals.
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Well if you like the basic game play mechanics of wow but want a more mature community and unique end game content, I would give lotro a try. I moved from wow to lotro a while back and love every minute of it. Of course I am a huge lord of the rings fan so that adds to the fun as well. Plus it is free!
Or you could try Aion. I haven't played it but I hear it is fun, although it supposedly has a tough learning curve. Or if you wait a little bit, Star Wars the Old Republic and Guild Wars 2 are both coming out later this year. They both look pretty good.
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sweet thanks guys +rep ... one question though, i looked at the website for lotro and it said play for free UP to lvl 65 ... whats the cap?
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lol the level cap is 65. You will need to pay for the mines of moria expansion to get access to higher level content for 50+. However, it is like 20 bucks for the expansion. 20 for an mmo is not bad when there is no monthly fee
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sweet thanks guys +rep ... one question though, i looked at the website for lotro and it said play for free UP to lvl 65 ... whats the cap?
Not sure honestly, I've never gotten that far. They still offer these premium packages and what-not, which are still pretty cheap I think. You can also buy from a store using cash and etc. It should take you a significant amount of time to get to 65 though, and there is a ton of stuff to do in the mean time. Give crafting a try, I always thought the LOTRO crafting system was epic.
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Aion is actually not too hard a game, no worse than wow anyways, I like the visuial style although simple the art is not retarded yet still unique, I played for quite a while, it gets to be a grind no doubt and later leveling can be even worse, but for what it is it's fun, devsupport is lacking implementation of new content but there is enough there for a while.

Also look into Rift, I am playing it now, it needs a driver optimized for it from Nvidia but the game isn't bad at all and is well balanced and has a more exciting feel than other games, it had a solid well received launch!
    
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Ah ok! ty , yeah 20 bucks isnt bad at all
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I have tried LOTRO and I liked it but I haven't played for a long long time now.....

I wonder how Rift is..??
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Have you ever heard of Eve Online? They have a 14-day free trial. Give it a shot.
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