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Originally posted by IMPYRE Are we talking theme park mass multiplayer online or sandbox mmorpg's with these 5 titles? Honestly, we don't need anymore theme park mmo games. Just bring us a good sandbox mmorpg and call it
Oh hell yeah the books were awesome and yes there was a good called dune 2000 in 1998 and it was a RTS .
Originally posted by cujo603 We just don't have enough single player, theme park mmo's failing already.
If all these failed MMO's follow the same path of......
1) Lots of players at launch
2) The tourists leave leaving the players who actually want to play the game doing so
3) repeat for next new MMO launch
Some would say this is the natural path of MMO's.
Or people can continue posting about how the genre is in such a shambles because it doesn't meet their expectations because they chose to not do any research into the game.
I should stop because once people realize its their unattainable expectations this site would get allot less traffic.
I used to think it would be great having my beloved IP's turned into MMO's... But not anymore, I don't want my SP games being butchered into sub par games (even more than what most devs are doing these days).
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Mass Effect and Dune get my vote:) I hope they keep trying until another MMO hits that sweet spot. You would think they will come full circle, and make something like the old mmo's, but with some of the new tweaks.
I know the new mmo's are making money but they have to be seeing that these new ones will have no real lifespan to them. It's a flooded market, but one good mmo will shatter the whole scene again, just waiting for a company to put back a soul into one.
Legacy of Kain would make a really cool MMO... and no, the mediocre MOBA doesn't count as one.
Never been a fan of Dune, but I can agree that it would be interesting to see what a clever and talented developer could come up with.
Mass Effect died with complete and utter balls-up that was the story of Mass Effect 3. Maybe if it were placed back into Karpyshyn's capable hands, and the contrived bullshit some hellishly underqualified 'writers' spewed forth in an attempt at fiction meant for people over the age of five as the story of ME3 was retconned into nonexistence, it would be worth a look.
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So let me get this straight: It's greedy to want to keep the money you've earned, but it's NOT greedy to want to take money that somebody else earned away from them? Only the left wing could come up with that kind of insane troll logic. It's got the stamp of their common core all over it.
Originally posted by DMKano With many recent MMOs playing like single player games already, what would be the point?
This was my thought. MMORPGs need to break away from Single player. We can't all be the Dovahkiin.
Infamous is an amazing franchise that can easil get ruined by making an mmo out of it. Prototype is another game like it. Those games arent meant to be mmos. Infamous (and even prototype) could work marvelously as a coop game like Saints Row. Not an mmo.
As much as id love to see a Mass Effect mmo, with the current states of mmos i hope nobody considers making one so they dont ruin it.
Im indiferent about Fallout. I have only played Fallout 3 and it was awful IMO. But i do think Zenimax should have used it as the test bed for mmos instead of the TES ip, and then make a TES mmo when they get better at it.
Pokemon can be a nice casual mmo to break free from all the generic endgame pursuing mmos we have. And Halo, whatever, just another shooter.
Aliens could do it with all the stuff past and future
Halflife... It's a loreheavy game. I could see it work. I just dont think Valve will invest in an MMO. It's a big gamble. The gameplay would probably have to be altered heavily, definedtly if the trinity style MMO was their target. The world and the lore is huge though, and that's a great place to start.
Both mentioned MMO'S rather failed hard ESO(will never get succes of TES games specially SKYRIM) and SWTOR.
Only Fallout maybe but i say it's dumb to transform good solo games into MMO'S most failing and ruined the solo games.
In case of TES we must see if it hurts solo series but if that happens then Bethesda is to blaim and fully responsible not zenimax.
SWTOR solo games(couple of million sold?) i don't care that it fail as a mmo, it's not in same league as Elder Scrolls games(24million copy's sold).
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Originally posted by BetaguyDivinity Original Sin should be on there imo.
Funny i see you register 2004 and almost 2500 post almost same as me hehe.
I doub Larian studio's will transform D:OS into a mmo that will never happen, unless a big publisher buy them out and don't give a damn about game should be or not there only concern is money.
Would be bad transform it into MMO for many reason, and should be clear why it's bad idea if you have follow the game market last 10 years.
Originally posted by Arskaaa"when players learned tacticks in dungeon/raids, its bread".
Waiting for:EQ-Next, ArcheAge (not so much anymore) Now Playing: N/A Worst MMO: FFXIVFavorite MMO: FFXI
mmoRPG.com losing its own game ... how sad ...
When did you start talking in terms of MMO and lost focus of the MMORPG ??? Yes all the games would make great MMOs. Just not one of them would make a good MMORPG...
Plenty of options for MMOFPS, MMORTS etc ...
A good MMORPG needs a living world. Each of the mentioned games does not work when you take the main protagonist out of it. It has too little self-sustainability.
Planet of the Apes.
Human, Ape, and Mutant factions to start.
That is all.