Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

Fuzzy Avatars Solved! Please re-upload your avatar if it was fuzzy!

[Media] General: Escort

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe Land of AZPosts: 16,622MMORPG.COM Staff Uncommon

In this bi-weekly comic, artist Blaz Klaric brings us his irreverent look into the foibles of the MMO worlds we love, and love to hate. Check out this week's installment: Escort!

image


Associate Editor: MMORPG.com
Follow me on Twitter: @MMORPGMom

image

Comments

  • RohnRohn Saint Peters, MOPosts: 3,740Member Uncommon
    I like this one, though I think she should have greased him and took his stuff.

    Hell hath no fury like an MMORPG player scorned.

  • BattlerockBattlerock Youngstown, OHPosts: 1,393Member
    She made the right choice look at all the blood all over his face and clothes from the other heroes that tried to help him.
  • VassagoMaelVassagoMael Covington, LAPosts: 555Member
    "Remember that thing people complained about 10 years ago? Let's make a comic about it! Hue hue hue hue."

    Free to play = content updates for the cash shop. Buy to play = content updates for the cash shop.
    Subscription = Actual content updates!

  • KamikazegoKamikazego Algonac, MIPosts: 224Member
    @VassagoMael 10 years ago? I really hope you're being sarcastic. I see people complaining about this crap in forums daily.  Don't know what rock you've been living under for 10 years... :S
  • SamhaelSamhael Huntsville, ALPosts: 697Member Uncommon
    Perhaps that wording should be "for over 10 years now" since I've always detested escort quests but they are still around today!
  • RazeeksterRazeekster Solon, MEPosts: 2,201Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by VassagoMael
    "Remember that thing people complained about 10 years ago? Let's make a comic about it! Hue hue hue hue."

    You're kidding right?! This is a complaint that still is seen to this day. Someone's living under a rock apparently because I actually found this comic very relevant and funny. So HUE HUE HUE HUE to you!

    Smile

  • describabledescribable EdinburghPosts: 406Member
    Originally posted by Samhael
    Perhaps that wording should be "for over 10 years now" since I've always detested escort quests but they are still around today!

     

    To be fair, they walk slightly faster now.. and take less idiotic breaks. They just have a habit of vanishing prematurely... and also breaking, a lot.. until you want to kill the NPC.

    In fact it's one of the reasons i rolled horde... oh killing that defias guy.... such good fun in the old days. When the alliance would troupe out and fight a little.... good times.

    "nothing actually matters, we're just slightly evolved monkeys clinging to a dying piece of rock hurtling through space waiting for our eventual death." - Frankie Boyle, Mock The Week

  • TaotavTaotav MadridPosts: 14Member Uncommon
    xD
  • mCalvertmCalvert Tallahassee, FLPosts: 1,283Member
    Speaking of ten years, if you go back to the bridge, I bet he is still there looking for an escort.
  • TwiPhoenixTwiPhoenix Aion Correspondent Texarkana, TXPosts: 19Member

    I'm reminded of an old woman in Aion who you had to escort to a hot spring.  She walked slower than your character's walking speed (and I don't mean running speed) and if you got more than like... 5 or 6 meters away from her, she'd complain you were going to fast, vanish, and force you to start over.  Oh, and of course it's in an area full of hostile mobs, hostile patrolling mobs, and the chance of enemy players showing up at any moment to gank you.

     

    ...and yet I still bothered to complete the quest.

  • Four0SixFour0Six Missoula, MTPosts: 1,181Member Uncommon

    In City oh Heroes, there were at least a couple escorts you could use Speed Boost on if you had a Kin, giving them Super Speed.

     

    I very much like this mechanic, of being able to buff a NPC you are escorting. I think it lends to immersion and general enjoy-ability.

     

     

    But yeah, I'd rather kill "10 rats".

  • angerbeaverangerbeaver Dorval, QCPosts: 871Member Uncommon
    I was mislead by the title Escort. Not what I expected.
Sign In or Register to comment.