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What game prompted you to create an account on mmorpg.com?

TorgrimTorgrim GothenburgMember Posts: 2,088

Well for me I created this account back in 05 as you all can see and that was beacuse I got a link from Dark and Light forum to this site showing off some new screenshots of the game.

So I desided to create an account and join in, man what a ride, I'm quite stunned I haven't been perm ban yet ( going thrue old respons i have made).

 

So a quote from Zion from The Matrix

WE ARE STILL HERE!

If it's not broken, you are not innovating.

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  • ScarfeScarfe londonMember Posts: 281
    Originally posted by Torgrim
    Well for me I created this account back in 05 as you all can see and that was beacuse I got a link from Dark and Light forum to this site showing off some new screenshots of the game. So I desided to create an account and join in, man what a ride, I'm quite stunned I haven't been perm ban yet ( going thrue old respons i have made).   So a quote from Zion from The Matrix WE ARE STILL HERE!

    The lack of a game I was enjoying made me join.  Was hoping for some inspiration but instead I have just bashed GW2 a lot. 

    currently playing: DDO, AOC, WoT, P101

  • TheLizardbonesTheLizardbones Arkham, VAMember Posts: 10,910 Common

    I think I was getting tired of WoW and just starting to get interested in MMORPGs in general.

    I can not remember winning or losing a single debate on the internet.

  • KuppaKuppa Boulder, COMember Posts: 3,292 Uncommon
    Guild Wars. Was the first time I wanted tons of info on an mmo.

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  • SenadinaSenadina San Diego, CAMember Posts: 896 Uncommon
    Been here a long time, but think it was  WoW that prompted me to join.

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  • Trudge34Trudge34 Stevens Point, WIMember Posts: 392 Uncommon
    My hunt for a new game brought me here. Read for a few months before actually joining because it seemed that there were quite a few people that had my viewpoint on where we are at for MMOs and where we'd like them to go in the future. Not really a specific game, but just the mass of very similar games coming out that made me sign up.

    Played: EQ1 (10 Years), Guild Wars, Rift, TERA
    Tried: EQ2, Vanguard, Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, Runes of Magic and countless others...
    Currently Playing: GW2

    Nytlok Sylas
    80 Sylvari Ranger

  • ScottgunScottgun Ladson, SCMember Posts: 518 Uncommon
    Can't remember. Joined in '07, so perhaps LotRO.
  • maskedweaselmaskedweasel houston, TXMember Posts: 8,424 Rare

    I think it was SWG... or maybe CoH...  its been so long...

     

    Where am I?

    "Loan me a Dragon I wanna see space"


     forum trolls

  • JakdstripperJakdstripper British Columbia, CanadaMember Posts: 2,178 Uncommon
    can't quite remember...it's been a while....but i think it was after i left WoW and was looking for something else to play. at first i was just using the Game List tool, i thought it was awesome. then i started looking at the upcoming relases and Hype meter. Afte that i actually started it forums...and now i'm just an addicted forum troll.
  • GorweGorwe Ald'RuhnMember Posts: 3,125 Uncommon
    How about: none?

    I just wanted to talk to people about this and that :).
  • KenFisherKenFisher Northwest, INMember Posts: 5,035 Uncommon

    Spring '08.  No specific game had me join.  Just wanted to get more exposure to the MMORPG genre.

     

    It's been a fun ride.  Learned plenty.  I'm not much of a socializer or debater, but join in conversation if I find a topic interesting.

     


    Ken Fisher - Semi retired old fart Network Administrator, now working in Network Security.  I don't Forum PVP.  If you feel I've attacked you, it was probably by accident.  When I don't understand, I ask.  Such is not intended as criticism.
  • DreddNoxxDreddNoxx Victoria, BCMember Posts: 10 Uncommon

    Ah yeah... it has been a while.  I think I was playing Neocron and SWG when I joined... might have had an Anarchy Online sub going as well, or Asheron's Call 2.  

    I was looking for a site that contained game info and release dates for this specific genre, and stumbled uppon mmorpg.com  Previously I used to visit gonegold.com for all my release date info, which ultimately bit the dust in 2004.

     

    Four wheels move the body... Two wheels move the soul!

  • DaxamarDaxamar Green Cove Springs, FLMember Posts: 578 Uncommon
    No specific reason. Just wanted to know more about the games that are out there. Yeah, a long time ago. :)
  • FusionFusion VaasaMember Posts: 1,367 Uncommon

    Can't recall, if it was due to a game or just general chit-chat eagerness about MMORPG's

    Too ancient account :D

  • kostoslavkostoslav somborMember Posts: 459
    When I got tired of WoW first time I started to come here, then few years after I made an account
  • SovrathSovrath Boston Area, MAMember Posts: 20,752 Epic

    Was playing Lineage 2, knew of EQ and had tried Shadowbane for 10 minutes (prior to L2) and just couldn't get into the game world.

    I don't remember if I had tried the wow beta by this time or not but I was wondering what other types of mmo's were out there so joined here.

  • erictlewiserictlewis Cottondale, ALMember Posts: 3,021 Uncommon

    For me it was Lotro. Turbine told is if we came over here and created an account, we would get a free cloak if we voted LOTRO game of the year. Thus fixing the vote. This was also the same year that Turbine fixed the vote for march madness over at the excapist magazine.

  • revslaverevslave ..., NYMember Posts: 154 Uncommon

    Hello

     

    I believe it was my transition from FFXI to WoW that lead me to this site.

     

    rev.

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  • WhiteLanternWhiteLantern Nevada, MOMember Posts: 2,732 Uncommon

    STO

    Had been lurking here and other places for months. Had been following the development of STO and created my account with the intention of making just one post. There was a bunch of misinformation going around at that time, and I foolishly thought I could clear some of it up.

    Then I never left.

    I want a mmorpg where people have gone through misery, have gone through school stuff and actually have had sex even. -sagil

  • PhaserlightPhaserlight Boca Raton, FLMember Posts: 1,598 Rare
    Vendetta Online.

    "To be what you are not, experience what you are not." -Saint John of the Cross
    Authored 131 missions in Vendetta Online
    Check it out on Steam

  • AstraeisAstraeis AmsterdamMember Posts: 359 Uncommon
    The Chronicles of Spellborn. I miss it, even the howlers.

    It takes one to know one.

  • GreyfaceGreyface Detroit, MIMember Posts: 390

    That's a great question.  I'm not really sure.

    In May 2004...  hmmmm.   I was still playing DAoC after the Trials of Atlantis expansion in 2003, but I had quit sometimel before New Frontiers in June 2004.  I think I must have been gameless.  Makes sense, as this is where I always go when I'm gameless.

     

  • NadiaNadia Topsham, MaineMember Posts: 11,866 Uncommon

    i guess everquest but i was seeking gaming sites in general -- not specific to my current mmo

     

    at the time, rpgdot.com was my favorite gaming site  (now defunct)

  • KingJigglyKingJiggly Simpsonville, SCMember Posts: 777
    Gw2, and I try to stay in my own forums : P
  • TheelyTheely Member Posts: 399 Uncommon

    I joined for a few reasons:

    1. More info on Dark and Light and Morning (or whatever it was called at the time)
    2. The awesome give-a-ways it use to have.
    3. The friendly community it use to have.
     
    Now I just lurk because everything above has vanished.
  • guascoguasco Calla Bryn SturgisMember Posts: 68 Uncommon
    WoW and Lotro

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