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Anyone can compete with my MMORPG history?



  • nariusseldonnariusseldon santa clara, CAPosts: 22,682Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Dibdabs
    Two dollars an hour for THAT?  /boggle

    Yes. And in those days, that is the state of the art. Heck, at that time, there are less than 5 online graphical RPG (Island of Kesmai, NWN on AOL, and one on the Sierra Network).

  • nariusseldonnariusseldon santa clara, CAPosts: 22,682Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Drevar
    Try Neverwinter Nights on AOL at 2400 dialup..for 3.95 an hour.  Hello, $1000 bill.

    I was there .. i loved the gold box games. But $4 per hour is too steep for me .. so i play Drakkar instead.

    i do try to keep my play time to be under 2 hours per day, not always successful. But that is only about $120 a month.

  • NitthNitth AustraliaPosts: 3,713Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by Eluldor
    Ultima and SWG on dial-up, even played WoW some on that, do I win?

    only if you were doing it on 14.1kbps

    TSW - AoC - Aion - WOW - EVE - Fallen Earth - Co - Rift - || XNA C# Java Development

  • OgreRaperOgreRaper Detroit, MIPosts: 376Member
    My first MMO was Lineage 1 beta in 1999. I won't go through the entire list of what I've played. But I was pretty hardcore for many years. Recent MMO's are lacking though, and I haven't been "hooked" on one in a long time.
  • nariusseldonnariusseldon santa clara, CAPosts: 22,682Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Nitth


    Originally posted by Eluldor
    Ultima and SWG on dial-up, even played WoW some on that, do I win?


    only if you were doing it on 14.1kbps


    My first modem is 1200 baud. There is no internet, and i have to dial up to local BBS for forum and stuff. Then i joined GENie (anyone knows what it is?), and there were some text games on it. BTW, it costs $6 per HOUR. I remember i have to use a program to maximize the speed of downloading text from forums, so i don't waste time reading while paying.


  • JimmyYOJimmyYO Columbus, OHPosts: 520Member

    I have a feeling this thread will depress me but here we go:

    2001: Everquest

    2002: Everquest

    2003: Final Fantasy XI(20days played)

    2004: Everquest

    2005: Everquest 2(1 month), World of Warcraft

    2006: World of Warcraft

    2007: World of Warcraft

    2008: Vanguard(1 month) Everquest(80 days played)

    2009: Consoles, PC single player

    2010: Warhammer(1 month), League of Legends

    2011: Aion(1 month), League of Legends

    2012: Guild Wars 2(1 month), League of Legends(20 days played)

    2013: World of Warcraft(120 days played)

  • punkrock2punkrock2 hgfhgfhPosts: 78Member Uncommon

    Sure can lol.

    1996: Kingdom of winds*made my nexes i think i got it right*

    UO-Day one-5 years

    DAOC-Day one-2012

    EQ- way later on-% months then stoped due to DAOC

    Ashtrons call 1&2-Day one-Played 5 months

    Anarchy Online-Day one- Stoped in 2009

    Lineage 1&2- Day one.-  off and on, still play some times with L2.

    SWG-Day one*RIP*- Start until i died :(

    Saga of Ryzom -3 times when it shut down lol. It`s known as Ryzom and doing pretty good i think so far. That game was a fun ride good god haha,.

    Raganok-Day one but on and off. 5months

    Aion-Day on- 5 months

    Tubla rusa*I think that is how it is spelled* Not long lol.

    Rift-Day one- 5 months

    SWTOR-Day one-Still play it to be honest.

    Vanguard saga of heros-Day one-Still play it but rarely.

    FFXI-Day one-Played it until FFXIV came out

    FFXIV-Day one-Played for 5 months.

    Beta Testing FFXIV A Realm Reborn.


    There is some asian FTP games from a very long time ago i played but i was way to busy with a lot of other MMO games and i was a kid at the time.


    I started playing MMO games since i was 13 years old and have not stoped*I am 26 know with a bautiful wife and one son*

    *Just a fast Edit, i gave all MMORPG games a 5 moth try and loved them all in there own way.*

  • RemyVorenderRemyVorender Riverside, RIPosts: 3,294Member Uncommon
    Check my sig. I started in 1998 and haven't looked back. ;)

    Played: AA, AC1, AC2, Aion, AO, AoC, CO, CoX, DAoC, DCUO, DN, EVE, EQ1, EQ2,
    ESO, FE, FFXI, FFXIV, FF, GW1, GW2, Istaria, L2, LoTRO, MO, MxO, NW, Rift, RoE,
    Ryzom, SB, SWG, SWTOR, TERA, TSW, WAR, WoW, WURM...

  • BadSpockBadSpock Somewhere, MIPosts: 7,974Member

    My first MMO experience was running from PK's outside of Brittania and hoping no one picked up the phone and disconnected me.

    Yes, there are a LOT of old school players here on

  • DibdabsDibdabs FelvershamPosts: 2,597Member Uncommon
    You remind me of the times I was playing Mechwarrior 3 online, and I often died because my wife picked up the phone.  :D
  • GrayGhost79GrayGhost79 Webster, MAPosts: 4,813Member

    Well I played... 


    10+ years 



    5+ years 




    2-3 years 





    6 months to a year 

    DarkFall Online









    Planet Side

    Planet Side 2



    Less than 6 months






    Rune Scape


    Lineage 2



    Games that I didn't make it past 30 days





    Pirates 101




    Matrix Online



    Thats all I can think of at the moment oO... 




  • AmjocoAmjoco Layton, UTPosts: 4,786Member Uncommon

    OP your list looks pretty typical for almost all the nerds here! 

    I like your round about way to get us to post what we have done in the past, but I'm to old to remember. Let me just say I started playing pong on my tv before most of you were born! Yes, I'm an old nerdy fart thank you.

    Death is nothing to us, since when we are, Death has not come, and when death has come, we are not.

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