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[Column] General: MMOAsteroids, No Kidding!

garrettgarrett Posts: 260MMORPG.COM Staff Uncommon

No, I'm not kidding. I don't think you can even make this kind of stuff up. A dude out there actually went out and made an honest-to-god MMO version of Asteroids. In case you're too old to remember the classic, Atari released the original version of Asteroids back in 1979 and is widely regarded as one of the most popular and influential games of the Golden Age of Arcade Games. How popular? Really popular. They managed to sell over 70, 000 arcade cabinets.

Check out the full article here.

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  • DestructhorDestructhor WinterPark, FLPosts: 88Member
    W...T...F...
  • anemisanemis AnkaraPosts: 39Member

    LMAO image

    Nice try image

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  • DashiDMVDashiDMV Not Saying, QCPosts: 362Member
    Cassandra Khaw > Hillary Nicole
  • LoktofeitLoktofeit Stone Mountain, GAPosts: 13,633Member Uncommon

    Nice find!

     

    Sent the link to our internal gaming/OT mail list. Very curious as to how this affects the usual lunchtime EVE/WoT/LoL gaming today. :)

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  • OzmodanOzmodan Hilliard, OHPosts: 7,175Member Uncommon
    It is no wonder he is having trouble getting funding.....perhaps he should flesh it out some more....
  • spookydomspookydom BristolPosts: 1,782Member Uncommon

    I am litteraly speechless..........................................................................................................................

    .....................................................................................................You see? Speechless! Had the same thing when I heard they where makiing a film out of the board game Battleships. :)

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  • IsaneIsane EnglandPosts: 2,629Member Uncommon
    Whats worse is this is more fun than all but 2 or 3 of the current MMOs .......

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  • UhwopUhwop Wilm, DEPosts: 1,663Member Uncommon

    Frigging amazing!!

    Guys, click the link, you can play it in about 10 seconds from the time you click it.

  • ThreeSixtyThreeSixty Vancouver, WAPosts: 41Member
    Originally posted by Isane
    Whats worse is this is more fun than all but 2 or 3 of the current MMOs .......

    Indeed, but it'll probably get ruined by the cash shop.

  • NhyxNhyx KrPosts: 18Member

    Nice, passed 1.5h of boredom with this game. Fun but could be more fun with more players than the max of 5 i saw and a few more additions. But after all just a demo.

     

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  • Radar11xRadar11x Kansas City, MOPosts: 114Member Uncommon
    Its not bad a good simple gameplay idea.
  • striker107striker107 reading, PAPosts: 6Member

    Atari has somthing like it on ther site and facebook

     

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