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  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 14,309
    DMKano said:
    Iselin said:
    Sometimes these days I get the impression that ESO has entered a special case of maintenance mode I'll call cash shop mode and that they're letting the interns try their hand at development.

    <snip>

    They are not quite there yet (maint mode) they are more in - just do enough to keep it going mode.

    The reason is - majority of the dev staff has been working on a new yet unannounced project.



    Let me guess: Battle Royale in Coldharbour. Am I close? :)
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  • TorvalTorval Member LegendaryPosts: 19,934
    Scorchien said:
    I hate scaling , the Overland experience is shit .. 93% of it is mindless faceroll spamfest since Tamriel One , also the Lore is broken horribly beyond repair
    I love their scaling system. It's absolutely one of my favorite things in MMO design now. I find the lack of it in my other MMOs grating, detracting, and immersion polluting.
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  • Viper482Viper482 Member EpicPosts: 3,095
    More impactful combat, get rid of megaserver, auction house, single guild per toon. Done.
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  • AzmodeusAzmodeus Member UncommonPosts: 268
    Animation clipping fixed? Still cookie cutter builds?

    This!
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  • ScorchienScorchien Member LegendaryPosts: 7,338
    Torval said:
    Scorchien said:
    I hate scaling , the Overland experience is shit .. 93% of it is mindless faceroll spamfest since Tamriel One , also the Lore is broken horribly beyond repair
    I love their scaling system. It's absolutely one of my favorite things in MMO design now. I find the lack of it in my other MMOs grating, detracting, and immersion polluting.
    grating, detracting, and immersion polluting.  precisely how i feel about its inclusion in an MMO..
     
      But thats why they make Vanilla and Chocolate..

      Glad ya like it tho , ESO offers alot of good stuff, Most of the game i really enjoy ..
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  • GolelornGolelorn Member RarePosts: 1,392
    My pet peeve is how small the expansions are, despite their cost. We no longer have Dolmens. And just a fraction of the world Bosses and shards that are found in the base game. Yet, the expansions are the cost of a full game. Morrowwind was a rip-off. The DLCs are just mostly barren empty lands.

    Don't get me wrong - I love the game. Its just the DLCs and Morrowwind are terrible when compared to zones in the original game.
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  • borghive49borghive49 Member RarePosts: 415
    The combat animations are still like straight from 1999. Give me my gold ol tab target please!
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  • Viper482Viper482 Member EpicPosts: 3,095
    DMKano said:
    Viper482 said:
    More impactful combat, get rid of megaserver, auction house, single guild per toon. Done.

    This would require major rework and design changes, which at this point in ESOs life is simply not viable.



    No shit.
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  • KyleranKyleran Member LegendaryPosts: 36,140
    edited May 2018
    DMKano said:
    Iselin said:
    Sometimes these days I get the impression that ESO has entered a special case of maintenance mode I'll call cash shop mode and that they're letting the interns try their hand at development.

    <snip>

    They are not quite there yet (maint mode) they are more in - just do enough to keep it going mode.

    The reason is - majority of the dev staff has been working on a new yet unannounced project.



    Lemme guess....Fallout - Battle Royale?

    Nuts. @Iselin beat me to it.  But c'mon,  its gotta be in New Vegas,  right?

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  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 14,309
    Kyleran said:
    DMKano said:
    Iselin said:
    Sometimes these days I get the impression that ESO has entered a special case of maintenance mode I'll call cash shop mode and that they're letting the interns try their hand at development.

    <snip>

    They are not quite there yet (maint mode) they are more in - just do enough to keep it going mode.

    The reason is - majority of the dev staff has been working on a new yet unannounced project.



    Lemme guess....Fallout - Battle Royale?

    Nuts. @Iselin beat me to it.  But c'mon,  its gotta be in New Vegas,  right?
    Great cynics think alike.
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  • daltaniousdaltanious Member UncommonPosts: 2,381
    Maybe main reason I did not feel in combat, I love tab targeting and particularly being able to use mouse for moving around. They have added this kind'a later, but still one can feel that is not what developers intended.
  • skadadskadad Member UncommonPosts: 392
    if they remove scaling, animation-cancelling ill play it :)
  • BruceYeeBruceYee Member RarePosts: 1,888
    Iselin said:
    DMKano said:
    Iselin said:
    Sometimes these days I get the impression that ESO has entered a special case of maintenance mode I'll call cash shop mode and that they're letting the interns try their hand at development.

    <snip>

    They are not quite there yet (maint mode) they are more in - just do enough to keep it going mode.

    The reason is - majority of the dev staff has been working on a new yet unannounced project.



    Let me guess: Battle Royale in Coldharbour. Am I close? :)
    Game of Thrones MMO
  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 14,309
    BruceYee said:
    Iselin said:
    DMKano said:
    Iselin said:
    Sometimes these days I get the impression that ESO has entered a special case of maintenance mode I'll call cash shop mode and that they're letting the interns try their hand at development.

    <snip>

    They are not quite there yet (maint mode) they are more in - just do enough to keep it going mode.

    The reason is - majority of the dev staff has been working on a new yet unannounced project.



    Let me guess: Battle Royale in Coldharbour. Am I close? :)
    Game of Thrones MMO
    I want to play the Faceless class :)
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  • klash2defklash2def Member EpicPosts: 1,741

    Azmodeus said:



    Animation clipping fixed? Still cookie cutter builds?


    This!



    every mmo ever?
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  • klash2defklash2def Member EpicPosts: 1,741

    Golelorn said:

    My pet peeve is how small the expansions are, despite their cost. We no longer have Dolmens. And just a fraction of the world Bosses and shards that are found in the base game. Yet, the expansions are the cost of a full game. Morrowwind was a rip-off. The DLCs are just mostly barren empty lands.



    Don't get me wrong - I love the game. Its just the DLCs and Morrowwind are terrible when compared to zones in the original game.



    this is the one thing i dislike about ESO, DLC, and some of the crown store items are overpriced. imo
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  • gervaise1gervaise1 Member EpicPosts: 6,919
    Content is not scaled; characters are simply given a boost until they reach the level of mobs. After that - so for about 80% of a characters journey to max - there is no character boost. 

    As far as the mega-server goes it is what it is. And it means you log on and you see other players. You don't see chat about my server being dead and when will they implement server mergers. Or conversely comments about long waits to log on just after new content has been released. Mega-servers have an upside and I think that offsets the downside.

    I think the cash shop is totally overdone and whilst I agree that subscribers may well have been a  part of the problem initially - they got crowns and there was not a lot to spend them on - these days .... yeah. Especially as crowns cannot be used to buy expansions.
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  • OzmodanOzmodan Member EpicPosts: 9,719
    No MMO is perfect.  If you don't like the content, don't play.  Personally, I find the game to be head and shoulders better than anything else out there.  Then again, I also still like Lotro too.  At least this game has continuity which I find lacking in many of the other MMOs
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  • ysquare21ysquare21 Member UncommonPosts: 28
    I agree with most that has been said. I have played ESO on and off since the BETA. It was a Frankesntein's monster kind of mess at launch but they have done a lot initially to improve it. When Wrothgar launched I already was disappointed. It was a great DLC but overpriced. The same started to happen with the cash shop. I don't mind spending money on a game I enjoy. I am fortunate enough to do that (no kids yet :)) and gaming is a hobby of mine so why not? However, when the loot crates and housing dropped things started to get out of control. I LOVE housing in MMOs but the whole thing has just left a bad taste in my mouth and I haven't even bought one available for ingame gold yet. The same goes for mounts, pets and everything else. Not only is it overpriced but the quality is not there. Bad textures and simple reskins. The value is simply not there, especially when you compare it to other games.

    The same goes for DLCs. They are priced like expansions of other MMOs and simply offer not the same kind of content. If they stay on that course they won't survive too long. Then again, it feels like they have given up anyways. They are phoning in a bare minimum and as long as people pay for that they will keep it going. A shame really, because all in all it is one of the few MMOs that really offers a virtual home for many different kinds of players.
  • TorvalTorval Member LegendaryPosts: 19,934
    The DLCs are not priced like expansions in other MMOs. The upgrade for Summerset costs $30, or $40 for the deluxe version. Most xpacs are double that or nearly so. For someone that doesn't own the game at all it costs $80 for the base game, morrowind, and summerset. That's typically the price of the deluxe edition for a single box fee or xpac purchase. For reference Battle for Azeroth Deluxe cost me $70
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  • liquidtweakliquidtweak Member UncommonPosts: 17
    crown store prices have gotten stupid, but we need khajiit martial arts!
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  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 14,309
    crown store prices have gotten stupid, but we need khajiit martial arts!
    One of the main reasons crown store prices have gotten stupid is that those with a monthly sub get 1500 crowns a month for subbing.

    That was a good deal when the crown shop was first added to the game in 2015 but since then they have started factoring in that "free" 1500 crowns into their pricing of everything they add.
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  • laseritlaserit Member LegendaryPosts: 6,275
    Iselin said:
    crown store prices have gotten stupid, but we need khajiit martial arts!
    One of the main reasons crown store prices have gotten stupid is that those with a monthly sub get 1500 crowns a month for subbing.

    That was a good deal when the crown shop was first added to the game in 2015 but since then they have started factoring in that "free" 1500 crowns into their pricing of everything they add.
    All that demand from China has decimated inventories and the pixel miners just can't keep up. Throw in a couple pixel smelters down for maintenance and you have pixel prices at an all time high with no relief in sight.
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  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 14,309
    laserit said:
    Iselin said:
    crown store prices have gotten stupid, but we need khajiit martial arts!
    One of the main reasons crown store prices have gotten stupid is that those with a monthly sub get 1500 crowns a month for subbing.

    That was a good deal when the crown shop was first added to the game in 2015 but since then they have started factoring in that "free" 1500 crowns into their pricing of everything they add.
    All that demand from China has decimated inventories and the pixel miners just can't keep up. Throw in a couple pixel smelters down for maintenance and you have pixel prices at an all time high with no relief in sight.
    Not to mention their rarity. It's why they can only sell them in limited time sales. Strange though that the time is limited but not the quantity in those sales.

    I'm more familiar with real life sales at The Brick and Future Shop (RIP) where you could buy no more than six 100" flat screens at once.
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  • TorvalTorval Member LegendaryPosts: 19,934
    crown store prices have gotten stupid, but we need khajiit martial arts!
    We do need Khajiit unarmed martial fighting. Add in hand-wraps, brass knuckles, and other small attachable pieces for gear and style options. It would be awesome.
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