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After GW 2 I said I wont play any ThemeParks again but heck, I am bored. So which of these two should I play? I prefer PvP over PvE and I prefer leveling to be slow and hard over quick and easy. Finally I prefer sub. based over F2P.
It sounds like you have no homework or have not played FF before so you should go try Dragon's Prophet.Simple reason is i see you quitting both within a week ore two,so no sense seeing another bored person bash FFXIV when it is clearly a decent game with a big budget.DP has literally no players,so i doubt if you come back bashing the game,will it do any harm.
IMO DP is a perfect example of lack of marketing,it is not that bad,it deserves a bit better following than it has.Yes it lacks some depth in the game,too much or i should say ALL the focus is on the dragons that also do not have enough depth within their design either.
Bottom line is you don't play a game because you are bored,you play it because you are truly interested in it and want to play it.
Never forget 3 mile Island and never trust a government official or company spokesman.
Originally posted by Wizardry Bottom line is you don't play a game because you are bored,you play it because you are truly interested in it and want to play it.
Well, obviously, that is the ideal situation but now I am bored and need to play something as I got tired of the single player games I got.
Probably will try Dragon's prophet as it is free but would like to support a sub. based MMO. Not sure FF 14 is my type of game though.
Originally posted by neum There is a PVP patch soon I think arena stuff but that is about it for PvP.
People keep talking about this patch "soon" - but SE has not set an official date. I've read speculations from November to February. So yeah, "soon" is very relative here.
Boredom comes from within, not because of the product is lacking.
"This game is boring" - this is an absurd statement as it would mean that the game would be boring even without anyone ever trying it out.
"I am bored with this game" - correct, as it shows meaning attached to an object after interacting with it. Objects alone have no meaning whatsoever, as we create meaning.
Why is this thread in the gw2 forums? Has nothing to do w/ the game.
Anyway, Dragon's Prophet is free, so u can easily try it out. FF14 is a sub, but is a much more polished game than DP. If you have the money, I'd recommend FF14, but it is most definitely a themepark / pve-based trinity gear grind (a.l.a. WoW). So know what you're getting into. DP has some interesting ideas, but imho the cashshop kinda ruins it, and it's not a very well executed game.
I would say try EVE Online.
Its huge, takes a while to "level" up. Longer if your aiming for the bigger stuff.
PvP is a big part of the game.
It looks great. Animations... Well... It looks good. -hehe- Not much to animate when flying big spaceships. But they do have the Quarters in the Stations where you can walk around in a small area. Not much else though.
Its a P2P game, unless you can make enouth ingame money to pay for the sub that way and make it a F2P game. Well, not really F2P anyways, since you must earn enouth each month to keep it F2P.
I cant think of any other gamer out there with a slow(er) progression with PvP and sub.
So I'm just throwing this out here.
If you have not tried EVE there are free trials.
EVE Online 21Days Trial
I had a great time playing RIFT, People say its a WoW clone but its far from it.
There was quite alot of open world PVP when i was playing aswell.
Have you people even played dragon's prophet? Compared to most other mmorpg's it takes a while to reach max level.
That isn't a positive thing though because sometimes there aren't enough quests, so you have to do public events and dungeons (i think that's wrong, you should have the choice instead of being forced to do these things instead of questing)
Overall i really like the game. I'm just not really sure how long it will stay fun when i'm max level.
Originally posted by aesperus Why is this thread in the gw2 forums? Has nothing to do w/ the game. Anyway, Dragon's Prophet is free, so u can easily try it out. FF14 is a sub, but is a much more polished game than DP. If you have the money, I'd recommend FF14, but it is most definitely a themepark / pve-based trinity gear grind (a.l.a. WoW). So know what you're getting into. DP has some interesting ideas, but imho the cashshop kinda ruins it, and it's not a very well executed game.
Oops sorry. Mods please move it to general discussion forum.
But thanks all for answering. Probably going for FF 14 as it seems a much more polished game with more depth.
Originally posted by freege I had a great time playing RIFT, People say its a WoW clone but its far from it. There was quite alot of open world PVP when i was playing aswell.
I tried Rift a couple of years ago and altough the class system was nice, the PvP was non existant outside of arenas. Maybe that has changed?
Might want to check out AngryJoe's review of DP, its seriously bad, neat idea behind it, just poor implementation.
Lots of games out there to be played, though my money is on FFXIV:ARR
Sandbox means open world, non-linear gaming PERIOD!
Subscription Gaming, especially MMO gaming is a Cash grab bigger then the most P2W cash shop!
Bring Back Exploration and lengthy progression times. RPG's have always been about the Journey not the destination!!!
Here's the problem from my view (and apparently everyone elses')
FFXIV has NO PvP, is all themepark, but has a pretty good story. It also has good graphics. It's still in newbie mode so it'll be easy to pick up and get a group to run through the story. You could probably casually get through it in a month or two. If you go all hardcore it'd be less than a month.
Dragon's Prophet was atrocious. I couldn't play for more than a few hours. Graphics were bland and outdated. And I just didn't have any FUN when I was fighting.
Well, i don't really think either of those will work out for you. I found FFXIV to be the more enjoyable, actually quite like the game. But it's actually similar to GW2(liked gw2 alot too, but it got rather boring), with out the pvp/WvW. I can't speak much for DP, but i didn't like it from the hour or so i played felt stale and combat was pretty meh IMO.
I've been pretty much in the same boat, looking for a pvp game that isn't super easy to level in. Even though ill go back to FFXIV, i'm not holding out for the PvP actually being great, i could be wrong. But for the moment it seems the pvp patch at first is going to be more like arena stuff, and i prefer open world pvp think they may add that but probably not till the next 2 or three updates maybe.
DP is free to play so no harm in downloading it to check it out. Didn't seem too populated in lower levels to me, checked it out yesterday early in the morning though. FFXIV isn't that expensive either really, 30$. was 20$ somewhere but i can't remember where.