Best sandbox game ever = Ultima Online

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  • Mari2kMari2k rzhz, MNMember UncommonPosts: 367

    looool... UO ....

    I remember when I played it many years ago, 5 guys standing around a player summoned elementar in passiv mode, attaking it for hours just to leech some skill points so they can better grief newbies.

    Yes that was much better then the heartbeating action that I had when I camptured my first flag in warsong....

     

     

  • outfctrloutfctrl Jacksonville, FLMember UncommonPosts: 3,619
    Originally posted by madazz
    Originally posted by Xthos
    Originally posted by chomite
    People are really trashing UO? If it wasn't for that horrible update, and god forsaken retarded route that developers suddenly wanted to take the UO into pile of trash, it would still be the best mmo out there - granted once it brings its graphics and controls up to date. 

    Yeah, if they went back to a classic type game, and made content with that style forward, I would be back in a heartbeat.  I have gone back here and there, but I do not like the current setup of skills and the systems.  I am fine with the 2Dclient, but it seems they will not be bringing an official classic server back.

     

     

    And people were talking about GM's interacting with the community, well UO was a great example of that too.

     

    This part was really cool to me.  I remember them showing up at different imes in their blue robes outlined with gold trim hooded.

    We all used to gather around them when we saw them.

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  • KyleranKyleran Paradise City, FLMember LegendaryPosts: 26,274

    Only real sandbox I've played for any length of tiime is EVE, so I have nothing to compare.

    I really regret missing UO, AC1 and SWG back in their heyday, I feel I missed some pretty amazing experiences that won't soon be replicated.

    Yeah, I know some of them are still around, but they are shadows of their former glory.

    Sounds like from what I have read UO was definitely one of the best virtual world simulators ever built.

     

    On hiatus from EVE Online since Dec 2016 - Screw off-grid PVE boosting changes

    In my day MMORPG's were so hard we fought our way through dungeons in the snow, uphill both ways.

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  • tom_goretom_gore TampereMember UncommonPosts: 2,000
    Originally posted by Kyleran
    Only real sandbox I've played for any length of tiime is EVE, so I have nothing to compare. I really regret missing UO, AC1 and SWG back in their heyday, I feel I missed some pretty amazing experiences that won't soon be replicated. Yeah, I know some of them are still around, but they are shadows of their former glory. Sounds like from what I have read UO was definitely one of the best virtual world simulators ever built.  

    And still is. Too bad UO didn't have a dedicated dev team willing to stick with their vision, like EVE has. Instead they sold out to EA and the game was promptly turned to shit.

    But all hope is not lost. Sandbox games are picking up interest again and several new interesting games are under development. With a little luck, we might be entering into another golden age of Sandbox MMORPGs in the coming years.

    Would be about god damn time, too.

     

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