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  • 3.0 Spoilers From An Evocati

    It reads like it was written by a CIG dev ...
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  • New Brad McQuiad Interview "I want to make Worlds. Not games."

    If you can only do one you make games ...

    Learn to write if you want to create worlds.
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  • Any other MMOs like Path of Exile?

    Are there any other MMOs like Path of Exile?

    I know there is sorta Diablo 3, but that is more a singleplayer experience. Torchlight, but that is singleplayer as well. And Titan Quest, but that is definitely singleplayer.

    Any actual MMOs though that are like PoE? Or is PoE pretty much the best there is? Is PoE pretty much the pinnacle of the top down loot based in its genre? I guess Ultima Online could sorta count, but its really different.
    D3 is regularly played with four players at end game if that's your thing.  POE has group sizes of 6 I believe, but is rarely played with that many outside of daily rotations.  I think Diablo 2 had groups of 5 maybe?

    I break ARPGs down into two categories:

    1) those with dedicated servers - D2, D3, POE, Marvel Heroes
    2) those without dedicated servers - Torchlight 1&2, Titan Quest, Grim Dawn, Van Helsing, Victor Vran

    I believe most of the games listed in category 2 offer co-op play(I know TL1 doesn't and haven't tried Victor Vran yet).
    Thanks :) Torchlight 2 actually has 2 person co-op, I play it sometimes with my friend. Its a pretty awesome game, a lot of fun. 

    Seems Marvel heroes gets recommended a lot. So I think gonna give it a download and try it out. How is character building in marvel heroes? is it like PoE at all or is it more talent trees like WoW?
    oh and Marvel Heroes use to have trees.  They switched to D3 like skill and paragon systems.  It's available on PC, XBONE and PS4.  the console versions are months ahead in terms of new systems/items though.
    TheScavenger
  • Any other MMOs like Path of Exile?

    Are there any other MMOs like Path of Exile?

    I know there is sorta Diablo 3, but that is more a singleplayer experience. Torchlight, but that is singleplayer as well. And Titan Quest, but that is definitely singleplayer.

    Any actual MMOs though that are like PoE? Or is PoE pretty much the best there is? Is PoE pretty much the pinnacle of the top down loot based in its genre? I guess Ultima Online could sorta count, but its really different.
    D3 is regularly played with four players at end game if that's your thing.  POE has group sizes of 6 I believe, but is rarely played with that many outside of daily rotations.  I think Diablo 2 had groups of 5 maybe?

    I break ARPGs down into two categories:

    1) those with dedicated servers - D2, D3, POE, Marvel Heroes
    2) those without dedicated servers - Torchlight 1&2, Titan Quest, Grim Dawn, Van Helsing, Victor Vran

    I believe most of the games listed in category 2 offer co-op play(I know TL1 doesn't and haven't tried Victor Vran yet).
    Thanks :) Torchlight 2 actually has 2 person co-op, I play it sometimes with my friend. Its a pretty awesome game, a lot of fun. 

    Seems Marvel heroes gets recommended a lot. So I think gonna give it a download and try it out. How is character building in marvel heroes? is it like PoE at all or is it more talent trees like WoW?
    I added in devilian after your response.   It's also closer to an MMO than POE imo.
    TheScavenger
  • Steam Ratings, Reviews, and The Bombing – Steam’s Histogram Puts All the Work Back on the User - MMO

    I see too many people throwing around "review bomb" lightly.

    In my opinion it would simply be too much work for Valve to sift through each review to determine if it was a bomb or fair criticism.

    The SWG NGE update was rightfully disliked by a large amount of the community. That wouldn't qualify as a review bomb. Marvel Heroes BUE last january was extremely unpopular. Between that poorly conceived update and all the time the company let end game stagnate, it was enough to get me to write a negative review. But there are still fanboys claiming people not liking the game as of that update were review bombers.

    Always online single player games or day one paid DLC is a big nono for many. For me, negatively reviewing a game you didn't buy but that has those things is review bombing. But lambasting games like No Man's Sky, Mass Effect Andromeda or Sim City launches aren't.

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