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If you had to play one game for the next 5 years, would it be THEME PARK or SANDBOX?



  • Heinz130Heinz130 sao pauloPosts: 227Member

    Omfg,24% of the ppl dont know the diference btw sandbox and themeparks

    How the hell someone can play the same themepark for 5 years? xD

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  • CecropiaCecropia Posts: 3,939Member Uncommon
    Voted sandbox as I haven't been able to endure a theme park for more than two weeks in many years. On the other hand, I played a sandbox mmo for more than five years in one case.

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  • GrayGhost79GrayGhost79 Webster, MAPosts: 4,775Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Heinz130
    Omfg,24% of the ppl dont know the diference btw sandbox and themeparks How the hell someone can play the same themepark for 5 years? xD

    Nah, the issue comes down to this for me. I played UO for 10+ years. There hasn't been a sandbox that comes close to it. 

    They haven't managed to make another sandbox like it in 15 years. I don't see one coming any time soon. So if I had to pick between themepark and sandbox to play for the next 5 years I'd go themepark simply because choosing sandbox means I'd be stuck playing sandbox wannabies like DF or MO which isn't going to happen lol. 

  • MortoriousMortorious BitolaPosts: 166Member Uncommon
    Voted sandbox but not fantasy i'm  tired of fantasy genre i want game in modern settings.

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  • TheLizardbonesTheLizardbones Arkham, VAPosts: 10,910Member Common

    I would probably play Minecraft, but I'd be spending a LOT of time doing something that wasn't playing video games.

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  • KarahandrasKarahandras Sible HedinghamPosts: 1,692Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by mmoDAD
    I voted Sandbox, too. I can't imagine blasting through the Theme Park to max level in a matter of weeks and having to spend the next 4 years and 11 months playing the same 4-5 Battlegrounds, Arenas, Warzones, or whatever they want to call 'em. Sandbox has fantastic sustain. It's a shame that AAA funding has never really hit the Sandbox genre as of yet. Here's hoping for ArcheAge and EverQuest Next (Smed did state that they are going virtual world with this one).


  • SlampigSlampig Chantilly, VAPosts: 2,341Member Uncommon

    I didn't vote because you don't have an option for the game that is FUN.

    Themepark or sandbox, whatever as long as I am enjoying it, you need that option as well. Hell, maybe I would want to play NHL 13 for the next 5 years, why not an option for that?

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  • JoeyMMOJoeyMMO SomewherePosts: 1,326Member

    Well, you'd expect a sandbox answer to this poll, but truth be told, most sandboxes bore me to pieces. It's all player driven, but if a group of players decides to do things that you don't like one bit, then tough, you're in for the ride or you're out as well.

    So I'd prefer a good themepark to a sandbox, because I have yet to find a decent casual friendly sandbox that doesn't require a sub. 

  • DreamionDreamion GothenburgPosts: 281Member Uncommon
    Combination swg + vanguard
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