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Name one thing you DONT miss from the "original" MMO's...

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  • AldersAlders Jack Burton'sPosts: 1,857Member Uncommon

    Camping world spawns.

    Seriously, fuck getting called at 4am because something spawned.

  • TardcoreTardcore MinskPosts: 2,325Member

    Dial-up.

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  • regentwillregentwill Roseville, CAPosts: 14Member

    Hell levels on EQ1.

  • PukeBucketPukeBucket Beaverton, ORPosts: 867Member

    I don't miss the subscriptions.
    That's about it.

    I used to play MMOs like you, but then I took an arrow to the knee.

  • GuelyGuely Palo Alto, CAPosts: 114Member

    Nothing.

  • eddieg50eddieg50 Tolland, CTPosts: 1,613Member Uncommon

    corpse runs, camping spawns, bad quests, bad graphics, 2d graphics, no story, race to the endgame, etc, etc want me to go on?

  • rojoArcueidrojoArcueid hell, NJPosts: 6,767Member Uncommon

    i dont miss the dated graphics and clunky mechanics... :p

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  • fenistilfenistil GliwicePosts: 3,005Member

    Bad graphics.

     

    Aside of that most of things were superior to current design.  Compaing to early UO here.

  • TorvalTorval Oregon CountryPosts: 7,197Member Uncommon

    XP loss.  I seriously don't miss xp loss when defeated.

    At one point in Lineage I had a death that cost me a couple weeks worth of xp.  I just didn't feel like doing it and I stopped playing at that point.

  • TorvalTorval Oregon CountryPosts: 7,197Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by Tardcore

    Dial-up.

    That ties into my hatred of xp loss.  I can remember getting disconnected and thinking - praying - please let my pal be able to kill all the mobs around me.

  • ElderRatElderRat Syracuse, NYPosts: 899Member

    24 hour sessions playing with my friends - oh wait that's cause no new game holds me that long not cause I miss it.

    Currently bored with MMO's.

  • ElsaboltsElsabolts Greencastle, INPosts: 2,594Member Uncommon

    " Sand Gaints "

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  • hazyhazy Pembroke Pines, FLPosts: 89Member

    Originally posted by Tardcore

    Dial-up.

    This +1000000

     

    But also people looking at me like a mad man for paying monthly to play a game.

  • InFaVillaInFaVilla StockholmPosts: 592Member

    Lag-death.

  • AndraxxAndraxx Toronto, ONPosts: 234Member Uncommon

    corpse runs and XP loss.  Yeah, the graphics are better now but I wasn't thinking to myself in 1999 "these graphics should be so much better". I was thinking "these corpse retrievals are stupid".

     

  • GeeTeeEffOhGeeTeeEffOh Newington, CTPosts: 731Member

    "Rubber Banding" or Lag Warping

  • OberanMiMOberanMiM Chicago, ILPosts: 236Member

    An engaging community that you felt a part of and where you knew almost everyone and that made you want to log all the time.

    I don't miss it because I know that I don't have time for that anymore with work and other responsibilities (well okay maybe i secretly miss it)

  • PyrateLVPyrateLV Las Vegas, NVPosts: 1,096Member Common

    Yelling LFG or Spawn Check

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  • grimfallgrimfall Missouri City, TXPosts: 1,155Member Uncommon

    Roaming packs of slavering PK'rs from UO.

  • elockeelocke Manassas, VAPosts: 4,205Member Uncommon

    Simple.  The controls and UI.  SWG and then WoW refined how you move about in the world and if it's not the same as those 2 games, WoW being the more defining one, than your game sucks.  Hence why I can't play old games like DaoC or Ultima or AC, the controls are a gamebreaker.

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  • TalonsinTalonsin Posts: 1,468Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by GeeTeeEffOh

    "Rubber Banding" or Lag Warping

    /agreed

    Anyone remember the player made movie about SWG where the guy filmed himself running and then replayed it 4 times in a row to emphasize the rubber banding?  I laughed so hard at that I almost fell out of my chair.

  • surielsuriel Denton, TXPosts: 2Member

    EQ1: Looking to get bound in a city.

  • OberanMiMOberanMiM Chicago, ILPosts: 236Member

    Originally posted by GeeTeeEffOh

    "Rubber Banding" or Lag Warping

     

    So is Wow considered  an original MMO now? cause it had plenty of that at release (especially on mob corpses and getting stuck looting them)

     

    If Wow is considered an "original" MMO then I feel alot older now :(

  • ShakyMoShakyMo BradfordPosts: 7,207Member

    buff bots

  • GeeTeeEffOhGeeTeeEffOh Newington, CTPosts: 731Member

    Originally posted by ShakyMo

    buff bots

    LOL, OMG, AO,

    get a 2nd account level a crap ton of alts just so you can buff your main. 

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