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MMoRPG of The Year // Opinion

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  • PhryPhry Member LegendaryPosts: 11,004
    I mean, if you are hardcore in to P2W, BD makes sense I guess.
    Never underestimate the combat impact of +1 Luck underwear!
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  • ConstantineMerusConstantineMerus Member EpicPosts: 2,696
    Phry said:
    I mean, if you are hardcore in to P2W, BD makes sense I guess.
    Never underestimate the combat impact of +1 Luck underwear!
    I can attest to that. True story.
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  • summerstringssummerstrings Member UncommonPosts: 76
    I think for me it has to be the Lotro legendary servers which offer has renewed my interest in the game , I missed a lot of the content in base game and first three expansions so its been ideal for me to enjoy it for the first time . 

    A very close second is Project Gorgon followed by GW2 . 
  • Azaron_NightbladeAzaron_Nightblade Member EpicPosts: 4,818
    Phry said:
    I mean, if you are hardcore in to P2W, BD makes sense I guess.
    Never underestimate the combat impact of +1 Luck underwear!
    BDO is fine as long as you stay away from PvP. But lets not pretend that the +1 underwear is the biggest offender.

    The patch that they added a few months back that lets you buy Pearl shop outfits and then melt them down for Cron stones or Valk Cries has pretty much blatantly opened the doors to P2W. You can essentially buy your enchantment attempts now. Before that it was present in the more subtle form of Artisan's memories (AKA cut the repair costs of your fail enhancement attempts by 3/4 of the price if you give them RL money).

    It's why the gear levels skyrocketed so much over these last few months too.
    I like BDO. I play BDO. But that doesn't mean I'm going to outright deny the devs doing some crappy things. And I'm definitely not going to call it a perfect game when they do things like that.
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  • SirAgravaineSirAgravaine Member RarePosts: 520
    Star Citizen made a huge amount of progress in 2018, it gets my vote.
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  • JeffSpicoliJeffSpicoli Member EpicPosts: 2,849
    edited December 2018
    Geeky said:
    Do you have a list of game 'Released' this year that we should be choosing from?
    Legends of Aria
    Bless Online
    Maple Story 2
    WOW BFA
    Warlords Awaking
    Conan Exiles
    Rend
    Defiance 2050
    Dauntless
    Wild West Online
    Dark & Light
    Soul Worker
    Sea of Thieves
    Project Gorgon
    Conquerors Blade
    Tera (Console version)
    Darkfall New Dawn
    MU Ignition
    Life is Feudal 
    Atlas
    Shroud of the Avatar
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  • lahnmirlahnmir Member LegendaryPosts: 3,498
    thunderC said:
    Geeky said:
    Do you have a list of game 'Released' this year that we should be choosing from?
    Legends of Aria
    Bless Online
    Maple Story 2
    WOW BFA
    Warlords Awaking
    Conan Exiles
    Rend
    Defiance 2050
    Dauntless
    Wild West Online
    Dark & Light
    Soul Worker
    Sea of Thieves
    Project Gorgon
    Conquerors Blade
    Tera (Console version)
    Darkfall New Dawn
    MU Ignition
    Life is Feudal 
    Atlas
    Shroud of the Avatar
    You sir, have just opened a massive can of worms.

    /Cheers,
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    It is just huge resource waste....'

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  • Azaron_NightbladeAzaron_Nightblade Member EpicPosts: 4,818
    thunderC said:
    Geeky said:
    Do you have a list of game 'Released' this year that we should be choosing from?
    Legends of Aria
    Bless Online
    Maple Story 2
    WOW BFA
    Warlords Awaking
    Conan Exiles
    Rend
    Defiance 2050
    Dauntless
    Wild West Online
    Dark & Light
    Soul Worker
    Sea of Thieves
    Project Gorgon
    Conquerors Blade
    Tera (Console version)
    Darkfall New Dawn
    MU Ignition
    Life is Feudal 
    Atlas
    Shroud of the Avatar
    That is one depressing list.
    Granted, I like Conan Exiles, but I wouldn't call it an MMO.
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  • RenndRennd Member UncommonPosts: 37
    Maple Story 2 is not bad. Not my cup of tee but its a good game
  • adam_noxadam_nox Member UncommonPosts: 2,128
    Fallout 76 easily.
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  • xD_GamingxD_Gaming Member EpicPosts: 2,554
    edited December 2018
    BDO has Dragons  New World Boss "Garmoth"  .  Weird were players think putting a tent up is a good idea near a boss fight ? :o // setting at medium. Was crazy ...




    I thought the fight was epic :D
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  • KajidourdenKajidourden Member EpicPosts: 3,019
    Rennd said:
    Maple Story 2 is not bad. Not my cup of tee but its a good game
    Huh, I forgot i was playing that pretty regularly....I think that's where my vote goes actually lol.  You're right, it's a good game...but it can get a bit repetitive.  That said I think that's why I stopped playing, should go back now.
  • WarlyxWarlyx Member RarePosts: 3,025
    none , this year has been horrible (no surprise here) for mmorpgs...
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  • SharneSharne Member UncommonPosts: 187
    Quite sadly from a personal point of view, this site has been more entertaining than any MMO's to me for the last couple of years, make of that what you will ;)
  • RidelynnRidelynn Member EpicPosts: 7,034
    I also vote for none of the above. 

    I put maybe a month back into GW2. FFXIV off and on but not for very long. I didn't try BFA at all, as pvp doesn't interest me. Bless for a couple of weeks after it went F2P. Lineage 2 Revolution Mobile for a few weeks, mostly because I was traveling a lot and autoquest is nice to tune out to while sitting around on a layover.

    I patched AoC, but couldn't get the interface to play nice on 4K. I bought BDO, but couldn't get into it at all. I played a bit of Destiny 2. I am currently running through another class story on SWTOR (I do about one per year). I tried a handful of asian F2P - every now and then I find something that occupies my attention for a bit, but nothing bit this year.

    All in all, I have probably played more Madden Football than I have MMOs, which is a shame because I'm not a sports game guy. Factorio takes the crown for me for Game of the Year - again. It is far from an MMO though. 
  • NorseGodNorseGod Member EpicPosts: 2,634
    I mean, if you are hardcore in to P2W, BD makes sense I guess.
    I know nothing about BDO.

    When you say P2W, is that hundreds of dollars or thousands of dollars?
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  • WizardryWizardry Member LegendaryPosts: 17,631
    99% of the modern mmorpg's get a complete fail,a couple get a playable and somewhat decent but nothing is a solid AAA game design.
    All i ask myself when i look at a game is "would i want to play this kind of design" and "if i was the boss "would i accept this game design".
    Answer for these modern mmorpg's is a definitive NO and NO.

    When i tried ALL of these mmorpg's i was so disappointed,it was almost to the point of painful to try and stay logged in more than 20 minutes.Even my beloved Square Enix has left me extremely disappointed on several occasions.Geesus i even thought...no way could i go wrong buying Dragon Quest Xi..pfft boring and lazy design not nearly acceptable.

    You know what it feels like to me,developers just look at the OTHER guy and say "well our game isn't very good"but hey it is better than the OTHER guys.

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  • ScorchienScorchien Member LegendaryPosts: 7,335
    its still UO
  • ScorchienScorchien Member LegendaryPosts: 7,335
    thundered said:
    Geeky said:
    Do you have a list of game 'Released' this year that we should be choosing from?
    Legends of Aria
    Bless Online
    Maple Story 2
    WOW BFA
    Warlords Awaking
    Conan Exiles
    Rend
    Defiance 2050
    Dauntless
    Wild West Online
    Dark & Light
    Soul Worker
    Sea of Thieves
    Project Gorgon
    Conquerors Blade
    Tera (Console version)
    Darkfall New Dawn
    MU Ignition
    Life is Feudal 
    Atlas
    Shroud of the Avatar
    Project Gorgon is the best MMORPG on that list easily imo
  • xD_GamingxD_Gaming Member EpicPosts: 2,554
    edited January 2019
    DMKano said:
     Weird were players think putting a tent up is a good idea near a boss fight ? :o // setting at medium. Was crazy ...



    Why do you think this is weird?

    Tents in BDO are invulnerable to damage - they provide buffs, also weapon repair, storage, a vendor to sell crap to - there is nothing but upsides to campsite tents.

    Putting up tents near grind spots/bosses - is the most efficient thing you can do.

    I don't understand why this is not a good idea?


    Also - world bosses in BDO are an absolute joke - I've done every world boss fight 100s of times back when I was desparately grinding for boss gear.

    It's a player gang-bang that is 100% routine and there's nothing epic about it - except that the boss dies every time and it's just a thing to do.

    This is just another boss to add to the rotation - that is all, another boring and unintersting fight - just like all other world boss fights.




    Yeah.. about that
    Weird because on something like Karanda when you need to see the red circle for her AOE, there are tents all over and you can't see the red aoe circle, #dead. THe bosses are fun to do for me, they have a lot of kdifferent ones  World and Field bosses.

    Actually no other game has this many bosses on a rotation that I can think of off the top of my head.

    Also like the chage of World Boss xp being node wide, so the entire server node is contributing to the kill.

    What game have you played that had open world boss fights in a non instanced persistent world ? 
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  • xD_GamingxD_Gaming Member EpicPosts: 2,554
    and did that dude just a heart ? Thing is like 800,000,000 silver O.o
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  • xD_GamingxD_Gaming Member EpicPosts: 2,554
    My play settings :




    Remastered Settings :


    in remastered, it looks like a pixar movie, it so amazing.  There is no other game like this currently with this level of detail in the game world and with  this much content.

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  • WizardryWizardry Member LegendaryPosts: 17,631
    Sorry OP,i was all set to listen and read because opinions are fair,each person is allowed one,however BDO is a HORRIBLE designed game,no way could i ever be convinced otherwise,especially knowing that i played it.
    NOTHING,absolutely nothing but the graphics are good inside of BDO,graphics alone do not make a quality mmo+rpg.Then just to add insult>>>cash shop,so big time fail far i'm concerned.
    Like i don't like Wow but i GET IT, i know what it is doing to attract gamer's but BDO,not a chance in hell.Oh and pvp again NEVER works inside of a rpg,so yet anotehr fail by BDO,immersion ruining all over the game,just one mistake after another.
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  • xD_GamingxD_Gaming Member EpicPosts: 2,554
    Thanks for your opinion friend :)


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  • anothernameanothername Member UncommonPosts: 182
    I could not name one. RPG of the year that is. Sure; BDO is great. Not just stunning visuals but a love for detail in world design and things to do and how you have to utilize it I miss in most other MMORPGs. But then again while the visual diversity in character creation is king there the mechanical is one of the lamest. Race-class-gender-weapon type all locked together (although they sometimes come with a somewhat similar counterpart of the other gender). The bit of kind of useful PvE grind there is gets interrupted from PvPers whom are to lame to survive on the PvP server (a real PvE server does not exists) and in the recent months the economy got awkwardly shifted to more microtransactions which are actually macrotransactions.

    There should be no MMORPG of the year award; there should be a least annoying MMORPG of the year award :-P

    I still would not knew which one I'd gave that price though.
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