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Whats the best MMO right now offers housing and crafting?

DolmongDolmong KowloonPosts: 515Member

AGAIN !! This topic brings up.  I haven't play MMO for quite some time, and I'm looking for housing MMO that can customize a lot!!!  

I missed SWG ... sigh ..... but I moved on already and ready to sub again!!!

 

Anyone got any suggestions ???

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  • EternalSage2000EternalSage2000 Anchorage, AKPosts: 29Member
    Check out Rift and it's dimensions system.  Probably the most extreme crafting / housing system I have ever seen and it is going free to play June 12th. 
  • jimdandy26jimdandy26 salem, ORPosts: 527Member

    Eq2 or you can wait for Wildstar.

     

    Originally posted by EternalSage2000
    Check out Rift and it's dimensions system.  Probably the most extreme crafting / housing system I have ever seen and it is going free to play June 12th. 

    Rifts crafting is garbage. The "housing" is ok, but its more build your own house instead of furnish your own house like Galaxies.

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  • Slappy1Slappy1 columbus, OHPosts: 458Member
    Leaning towards EQ2.

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  • AsboAsbo ManchesterPosts: 796Member Uncommon
    Vanguard and its also free to play. They also have a derv team working it again at long last so its getting loads of love.

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  • DuvarisDuvaris St. Petersburg, FLPosts: 127Member
    I would also say EQ2.
  • AbimorAbimor phoenix, AZPosts: 329Member Uncommon
    I have never played Eq2 so i dont know what the system is like. I have been playing vanguard for about 4 months now it has great crafting not as good as swg's but close the housing system is great you buy a lot then build the house by collecting stone or paying some one to do it for you, the houses turn out really cool.
  • AuedarAuedar Plymouth, MIPosts: 38Member

    If you are looking for BOTH crafting and housing, I would say Vanguard. 

    Both EQ2 and Rift have amazing housing systems, but their crafting is a side bar to adventuring. Vanguard's crafting is very fun, challenging, and it actually takes awhile (almost as long to reach crafting max level as it takes to reach adventuring max level) so it's not viewed as something tacked on. 

    If you happen to like incredibly shallow crafting where crafting is just a money sink, EQ2's and Rifts housing customization is awesome (Rift I feel 1 upped the housing aspect in terms of creativity, watch some videos if you are interested) But if crafting is just as important or more important and you want to feel like you are doing something that not every other moron can do, I would suggest trying out Vanguard.

    Both Vanguard and EQ2 are Free to play. Rift is going F2P in June.

  • Dexter2010Dexter2010 Beverly Hills, CAPosts: 244Member Common
    I heard Aion does, and it's f2p.
  • Branko2307Branko2307 PancevoPosts: 254Member Uncommon
    Vanguard for sure...

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  • SiveriaSiveria Saint John, New BrunswickPosts: 1,200Member Uncommon
    Eq2. in eq2 the crafting is actually interactive, insted of just watch a bar fill up you actually have to react to things, its actually decently fun.

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  • beat_downbeat_down Gardena, CAPosts: 45Member Uncommon

    Dragon's Prophet is the closest I have seen to SWGs housing.

     

    I miss SWG housing too. :(

  • DoogiehowserDoogiehowser ParisPosts: 1,873Member
    Originally posted by Dolmong

    AGAIN !! This topic brings up.  I haven't play MMO for quite some time, and I'm looking for housing MMO that can customize a lot!!!  

    I missed SWG ... sigh ..... but I moved on already and ready to sub again!!!

     

    Anyone got any suggestions ???

    Hard to find both on equal levels in one MMO. Aion and Rift both have good housing but lack in crafting. Same for EQ2 but as far as options goes it is better than Aion and Rift. I find LOTRO housing and crafting both below average in comparison.

    Vanguard has best crafting out of all three but lacks in housing customization.

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  • SuperPanekiSuperPaneki New York, NYPosts: 62Member
    To me the best housing system is undoubtedly EQ2's. The best crafting system is Wow's because it's simple and a lot of fun, not a job inside a game.
  • strangiato2112strangiato2112 Richmond, VAPosts: 1,538Member Common

    The best housing at this point is quite easily EQ2, its only drawback is that its instanced but it allows for creativity probably even beyond SWG.  

     

    Im not the biggest fan of its crafting as it can get tedious.  You do have to pay attention and react, but its not difficult.  Vanguard has a more thoughtful process, however there is a much greater element of luck in VGs crafting and if you get a run of bad complications there is absolutely nothing you can do about it and it gets *very* frustrating.

     

    The thing that sets EQ2s crafting apart from every other game in the market is that no game gives its crafters as much to do.  You have epic crafting quests.  Tradeskill apprentices to learn new recipes with.  Mount quests for crafters (the mounts are only slightly different than what adventurers get, but still cool to have.  VG has its 'sphere' system, but crafting is *far* more well rounded as a seperate progression path in EQ2 (it has separate levels from adventuring)

     

    VG you actually build your house with crafting, EQ2 has a carpenter class to build its furniture.

     

    So really, compare and contrast VG and EQ2 because they both offer different things.  Rift is a distance third because it has housing that was heavily based off of EQ2s and actually has a more user friendly layout tool and is overall quite good, but its crafting is uninspired garbage, a near direct carbon copy of WoW.

  • TorgrimTorgrim GothenburgPosts: 2,088Member

    EQ2 for Housing

    Vanguard for crafting

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  • ShakyMoShakyMo BradfordPosts: 7,207Member

    daoc for housing (since swg is shut)

    eve for crafting

  • VrikaVrika FinlandPosts: 2,583Member Uncommon

    Xsyon. Housing and crafting are fun and well implemented.

  • plescureplescure leicesterPosts: 370Member Uncommon

    eq2

     

    most comprehensive housing in any mmo ive played

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  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAPosts: 2,451Member Uncommon
    It's an older mmo, but I think Ultima Online's housing was the best I've played. Build and customize it anyway you want and put stuff anywhere in your house to decorate it as well as put your own vendors up to sell things for you.

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  • DolmongDolmong KowloonPosts: 515Member

    Thank you for all your responses.

     

    But .... If you have to pick the ultimate one MMO??  with the housing and crafting in the balance.... which one will you choose?

    I don't want to spend the wrong time into the wrong MMO.

  • TorgrimTorgrim GothenburgPosts: 2,088Member
    Originally posted by Dolmong

    But .... If you have to pick the ultimate one MMO??  with the housing and crafting in the balance.... which one will you choose?

     

    Wurm Online.

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  • eldariseldaris LondonPosts: 349Member

    EQ2 ,great housing with lot of customization and a parallel system of leveling for crafters too,unlike other games it is not just press a button and wait for the item to be over.

  • strangiato2112strangiato2112 Richmond, VAPosts: 1,538Member Common
    Originally posted by Dolmong

    Thank you for all your responses.

     

    But .... If you have to pick the ultimate one MMO??  with the housing and crafting in the balance.... which one will you choose?

    I don't want to spend the wrong time into the wrong MMO.

    If you dont care about PvP its EQ2

     

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  • GorweGorwe Ald'RuhnPosts: 2,473Member Uncommon
    Vanguard. Hands down.
  • LoktofeitLoktofeit Stone Mountain, GAPosts: 13,665Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Gorwe
    Vanguard. Hands down.

    For the combination of housing and crafting i would have to agree - Vanguard, hands down.

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