That's why Camelot Unchained hasn't "hyped" their game yet. They have been keeping quiet apart from their weekly backer updates. The sites that cover the game at this point do so at their own leisure more or less. Mark has said in these very forums a few weeks ago that he is not going to dump money into advertising till he has something ready for the consumer market. He's also budgeted well, and has more than he needs to get to that point without milking the backers.Heretique said:PottedPlant22 said:This is the main reason Camelot Unchained is going at the pace it is. They went with their own engine for the very reason that they knew they were going to need to handle mass population battles. Something they felt middleware engines wouldn't be able to handle.There is a massive investment of 2-3 years (or more) and some serious programming going on to make an in-house dedicated MMO engine.
Problem is, IMO not many people will probably be playing it as the hype dies (somewhat dead already).
This is the main reason Camelot Unchained is going at the pace it is. They went with their own engine for the very reason that they knew they were going to need to handle mass population battles. Something they felt middleware engines wouldn't be able to handle.There is a massive investment of 2-3 years (or more) and some serious programming going on to make an in-house dedicated MMO engine.
Elite Dangerous is not an MMORPG.Maquiame said:Not a single crowdfunded/kickstarted MMORPG has released yet.I understand the "I will believe it when I see it" attitude. It is just odd to come into a post about an article talking about the game that has only 12 months in development and say "call me when its playable." Man, they just fucking started. Give them time. lolI'm pretty sure everyone on this site is only interested in games they can play... The main reason I'm even here is because this could be something I would get to play someday...They can play it in their office. If you are only interested in games that you yourself can play why are you in the forums for a game that is in still up in kickstarter? It wont be in alpha for at least a year, so see you later!I got news for you playable does not mean completed game. Also guess where completed games come from, oh yeah games in development...Seems odd to go to the forums of games in development when you are only interested in completed games.Proof is in the pudding and the eating of said pudding. Call me when they have something playable.
I'm old and jaded and don't believe half of what I see and none of what I hear so would need some serious first hand play time to make an educated decision. I've seen way too many games promise the world and not deliver to just blindly take game studios at their word.
I mean how many times have we heard, "We will not have a cash shop." then 6-12 months later, "Introducing our new cash shop." and that's not even touching the promised game features.
Even the ones that are playable are early access/beta/alpha.
At this point everything being made is check back in a couple years and all I give them is more time.
I mean so far every single kickstarter MMORPG has either missed multiple dates or just stopped giving dates. Don`t be surprised if one year turns into five and your still waiting...
Elite Dangerous has launched already.
Big Kudos to you for being unbiased and showing us the bad news too.DeaconX said:UPDATE: This was posted on Reddit today so and it's potentially pretty damaging to anyone who had hopes for this game, but it could be wrong. Either way, I thought I should share it just in case.
So do you stop playing a game once it fully releases?and what exactly is my definition of fun?Risc1911 said:You can stab yourself in the head with a fork all day if that is your definition of fun. No contention here, just don't assume others find that fun or try to convince them it is fun.but that is the thing you are missing out on here.Risc1911 said:Or the other option is that we safe money to spend on real games that are finished, polished and fun. I take that over just fun any day!no its not important...
this insane obbession with daddy promises is silly.
Is the game fun? if yes continue else dont buy
DONE...no execptions, alterations, additions and otherwise. That is the single most important part of the game and I am telling you guys you are missing out of the best gaming experiences EVER in the history of gaming because your hyper sensitive on what the developer says or does not say
THEY ARENT FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
these unfinished games are:
feature for feature, game play to game play these games that are in early accces are MORE FUN than those that are not. So when I read stuff like people are suggesting here it reads to me that its being suggested that I should STOP PLAYING a fun game and instead START PLAYING and UNFUN game.
Compelling game play
Whats people definition of fun around here?
I am currently playing My Summer Car which is made by one person, the controls are terrible, its glitchy and often buggy but the game experience itself as in you know that part of the game where what you do in the actual game as a game character? you know that part we all forget out because we are busy looking for bugs? yeah...that part is very compelling and enjoyable.
Archage (which I played) was not compelling game play ..ever...anywhere