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On hiatus from EVE Online since Dec 2016 - CCP continues to wander aimlessly
In my day MMORPG's were so hard we fought our way through dungeons in the snow, uphill both ways.
Don't just play games, inhabit virtual worlds™ "This is the most intelligent, well qualified and articulate response to a post I have ever seen on these forums. It's a shame most people here won't have the attention span to read past the second line." - Anon
They said in that last video that pre-alpha testing will begin soon. Of course, soon could mean anytime between now and next year. But what exactly is "pre-alpha" testing? Nothing comes before alpha in the Greek alphabet, so what does the "pre" mean? Is it where they stick one toe in the water just to test the temperature and if it feels comfortable, then they put both feet in next?
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If people been paying attention the last 5 years the gaming industry has changed a LOT.No longer are things done simple and obvious,everything now is marketing deception,cover ups,promises yada yada.This PRE idea is simply trying to be careful on what players should expect.To simply say Alpha,players automatically think "ok it's close,should be a good look".Then if looks awful,everyone jumps all over it and damage is done.This game has to be very careful,they do not have unlimited marketing budgets to fire up fancy videos like Blizzard and others,so they have to make sure each step is a good one.Personally i kind of already have a pretty good idea of what to expect in most of the game design.I'll be straight up frank,i am not expecting magic here but i am hoping there is enough creativity to get me involved,i really yearn for a new mmorpg.
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