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The community is horrendous. Many claim this will improve after open beta, when it is P2P. They are sadly mistaken. You see, any game that has "anything-goes" PvP will attract jackasses who wish to do nothing but ruin the experiences of others. This will scare away any and all productive players (i.e., those who wish to form a clan, improve the economy, etc.), for no one wishes to be PKed while minding their own business.
"Well," you say, "there will be servers that will have no PvP!" Sorry, but this will not cut it. You see, L2 is built upon PvP, and when you take that out, people will grow very bored in a very short amount of time.
So, you see, L2 is bound to fail. Sorry.