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It IS a sandbox, but is this truly an open world MMO?

BaalzharonBaalzharon Member RarePosts: 514
Someone tried traveling to another star system without fast travel, and ran into an invisible barrier

That to me says EVE is not a true open world MMO

In Skyrim, you can go anywhere in skyrim without loading screens. Sure you got loading screens to cities and dungeons, but mods fix that to make it a true open world game with no loading screens anywhere

In Mad Max game, the entire world is truly open, you can even go off the map if you wanted to, no invisible barriers

And then EVE...the maps are truly big, yes...but there is invisible barriers to get to another star system. NOT open world

It is a good sandbox MMO however and the only good one. It offers content for all playstyles and types of players.
Gdemami

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  • MaurgrimMaurgrim Member RarePosts: 1,211
    Sandbox and open world are two different things.
    EVE, UO, Wurm ect are sandbox while Skyrim, Witcher 3, Shadow of Mordor ect are open world.
  • KyleranKyleran Member LegendaryPosts: 33,895
    edited May 14
    I'd have to see proof anyone hit an invisible wall, not really possible unless some sort of weird bug.

    More on why: 

    https://www.reddit.com/r/Eve/comments/82x1dh/how_do_people_build_a_pos_far_away_from_a_systems/#thing_t1_dvdemvg


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  • ChildoftheShadowsChildoftheShadows Member RarePosts: 1,102
    Maurgrim said:
    Sandbox and open world are two different things.
    EVE, UO, Wurm ect are sandbox while Skyrim, Witcher 3, Shadow of Mordor ect are open world.
    ... Though sandbox/open world seem to be both interchangeable and intertwined...
    Nope. Just nope.
    ConstantineMerusMaurgrim
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