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Will the game be fun if your on the loosing side ?

delete5230delete5230 Member EpicPosts: 6,464
edited July 26 in Ashes of Creation
I asked before, I don't think anyone gave an answer.

After all less nodes and less quest if your on the loosing side. 


Can you keep deleting your character and making new ones until your on a winning side ?
1) I want to win.
2) I want all the quest and content.
3) I hope I didn't break the game before it even started.

Call me selfish :)
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  • BeansnBreadBeansnBread Member EpicPosts: 7,122
    This is an opinion, but you seem to be a coward. 

    Have you considered this before?
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  • UngoodUngood Member EpicPosts: 4,138
    I think this depends. I mean, if you have the right people around you, winning or losing become less an issue than just enjoying a game together.
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  • WizardryWizardry Member LegendaryPosts: 17,664
    edited July 26
    It is nearly impossible to understand a game without knowing wtf the the devs are thinking,in this case Steven.

    Has anyone ever asked him WHY he wanted pvp in the game?He talked about using BR to test combat,well has he EVER mentioned anything about the testing affecting PVE combat?

    This is what low budget games do,they aim for pvp because it is way easier to do than pve.So yeah this reminds me a LOT of early The New World.
    PVP should be the END game,you need a robust game full of content and ideas and systems before you do anything with pvp.

    If as a dev your main focus is pvp then why make a rpg,why not just make a pvp shooter or a pvp tcg or some moba or BR etc etc.Your not doing the rpg genre any favors with pvp and it never works unless you segregate the two sides but then what is the point?

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  • delete5230delete5230 Member EpicPosts: 6,464
    edited July 26
    This is an opinion, but you seem to be a coward. 

    Have you considered this before?
    A coward in a video game.  Lets explore that. 

    That's as bad as someone wins a PvP match and thinks their tough-guy in real life. Or some fat Guy that has a New England Patriots Sweat pants on with mustard and hot wing sauce rubbed into it :) 

    Have you ever met one of them people at the corner 7/11 mini-mart ?.... they usually smell. 

    But hay, their ALL MAN :)
     
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  • ScotScot Member LegendaryPosts: 13,028
    You can only have characters in one faction or is it guild based? That's the best way to do it, if you are losing Delete you can always try harder. :)

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  • delete5230delete5230 Member EpicPosts: 6,464
    edited July 26
    Scot said:
    You can only have characters in one faction or is it guild based? That's the best way to do it, if you are losing Delete you can always try harder. :)
    Well switch servers.

    Try harder ?..... I would guess the winning side will get even more stronger. 

    You can try harder, but what happens when all your people run away.


    Think about it. All mmorpgs you pay to have ALL THE CONTENT, but this one you have to earn the content you pay for.  50% will be on the loosing side.  That's 50% are not getting the content they pay for. 

    Lot's of holes..... just think about the exploits people will find.


    And the game, just think of the memory that the servers will have to keep in their database for each server.



    Sounds to me as if this game will be a big "bug festival".... and were all invited :)   
  • HyperpsycrowHyperpsycrow Member UncommonPosts: 674
    The content changes each period of a given time, so i guess its just having better luck next round. So it will be different each time..eventualy you will win. But you cant win every game everytime or else there would be no game




  • NanfoodleNanfoodle Member EpicPosts: 8,307
    I have been on the losing side of a faction of more then one war. In DAoC and ESO. There is more then one way to advance your side while not winning the war. Along the way you can win battles by changing tactics. Even on the losing side, I have had a bucket loads of fun. 
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  • jondifooljondifool Member UncommonPosts: 1,108
    There will properly always be places in the world (nodes) that will attract a zerg of players that have the goal of being on the winning side. That would be easy to find. But in the long run you would have to socialise with the biggest guilds to stay a reasonable time  on the winning side. Because this is a game where every thing that  builds up well will become a target to take down. 

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  • BrotherMaynardBrotherMaynard Member UncommonPosts: 178
    Well, you can always conspire with other co-losing sides and gang up on the winning side, no?

    I mean, it worked in 1917, why wouldn't it work now?



  • AmatheAmathe Member LegendaryPosts: 7,178
    I don't mind losing when the fight started on a level playing field and I at least had a chance. I do mind losing when I find I have joined a fight where my side has already been clobbered and we are just doomed. 
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  • TheocritusTheocritus Member EpicPosts: 7,577
    I don't care if I win or lose in a video game...It doesn't change a thing.
    Kyleran
  • KyleranKyleran Member LegendaryPosts: 36,165
    Nanfoodle said:
    I have been on the losing side of a faction of more then one war. In DAoC and ESO. There is more then one way to advance your side while not winning the war. Along the way you can win battles by changing tactics. Even on the losing side, I have had a bucket loads of fun. 
    Those were games where PVP is largely pointless, no real consequencefor winning or losing, your attitude would like be different if you were defending a node you and your mates had worked for weeks or months to build up to a high level only to have it swept aside by a Zerg guild.


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  • KyleranKyleran Member LegendaryPosts: 36,165
    I don't care if I win or lose in a video game...It doesn't change a thing.
    Ridiculous assertion, do you even lift bro?
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  • cheyanecheyane Member EpicPosts: 7,112
    edited July 26
    Unless they keep killing you everywhere and they occupy your cities... happened in WoW on one server where Horde just overrun every alliance hold. Alliance left.
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  • SovrathSovrath Member LegendaryPosts: 28,411
    I don't care if I win or lose in a video game...It doesn't change a thing.

    I agree.

    I don't "in general" care if I win or lose but I'd like to win a few times.
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  • delete5230delete5230 Member EpicPosts: 6,464
    Kyleran said:
    I don't care if I win or lose in a video game...It doesn't change a thing.
    Ridiculous assertion, do you even lift bro?
    I think as long as its FREE for him, he wins  :D
    Kyleran
  • SovrathSovrath Member LegendaryPosts: 28,411



    Think about it. All mmorpgs you pay to have ALL THE CONTENT, but this one you have to earn the content you pay for.  50% will be on the loosing side.  That's 50% are not getting the content they pay for. 

    Lot's of holes..... just think about the exploits people will find.



    I think that's the way it should be.

    That's like saying "I play a game I "should" win.

    you pay to have the chance to access content. How you "play" the game decides what you can access.

    If one isn't good enough or if one doesn't take the opportunity to do certain things, I think it's fine not to have access to the content until you do what is needed.



  • delete5230delete5230 Member EpicPosts: 6,464
    Sovrath said:



    Think about it. All mmorpgs you pay to have ALL THE CONTENT, but this one you have to earn the content you pay for.  50% will be on the loosing side.  That's 50% are not getting the content they pay for. 

    Lot's of holes..... just think about the exploits people will find.



    I think that's the way it should be.

    That's like saying "I play a game I "should" win.

    you pay to have the chance to access content. How you "play" the game decides what you can access.

    If one isn't good enough or if one doesn't take the opportunity to do certain things, I think it's fine not to have access to the content until you do what is needed.



    What happens if your good and you side is not.... you loose out.
    Kyleran
  • PonziniPonzini Member UncommonPosts: 453
    What are you guys even talking about. You are not locked into a "faction". This isn't WoW. Also they can only grow so large and there are like 4 other kingdoms that will keep any 1 kingdom in check. 

    Anyone crying about PvP shouldn't be here. This is not a theme park MMO. 
    Kyleran
  • IselinIselin Member LegendaryPosts: 14,311
    There always have been and always will be players in every game who think like that and they usually make themselves irrelevant and unwanted flip-flopping around.
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  • CryomatrixCryomatrix Member EpicPosts: 2,940
    The best balance in a game is where you sre challenged enough that a win is meaningful and it isnt uselessly too hard to not be fun.

    As a different genre, in starcraft 2, an RTS.

    I generally have fun even when i lose, except if i hate their playstyle or it is Terran vs Terran.

    With Terran vs Zerg, it is always fun whether i win or lose, in TvT, it is never fun even if i win, and in TvP, it is fun when i win and slightly not fun when i lose.
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  • timeraidertimeraider Member UncommonPosts: 820
    Wizardry said:
    It is nearly impossible to understand a game without knowing wtf the the devs are thinking,in this case Steven.

    Has anyone ever asked him WHY he wanted pvp in the game?He talked about using BR to test combat,well has he EVER mentioned anything about the testing affecting PVE combat?

    This is what low budget games do,they aim for pvp because it is way easier to do than pve.So yeah this reminds me a LOT of early The New World.
    PVP should be the END game,you need a robust game full of content and ideas and systems before you do anything with pvp.

    If as a dev your main focus is pvp then why make a rpg,why not just make a pvp shooter or a pvp tcg or some moba or BR etc etc.Your not doing the rpg genre any favors with pvp and it never works unless you segregate the two sides but then what is the point?

    Then dont play MMOs that are advertised as PvP-focussed MMO's?
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  • cheyanecheyane Member EpicPosts: 7,112
    Wizardry said:
    It is nearly impossible to understand a game without knowing wtf the the devs are thinking,in this case Steven.

    Has anyone ever asked him WHY he wanted pvp in the game?He talked about using BR to test combat,well has he EVER mentioned anything about the testing affecting PVE combat?

    This is what low budget games do,they aim for pvp because it is way easier to do than pve.So yeah this reminds me a LOT of early The New World.
    PVP should be the END game,you need a robust game full of content and ideas and systems before you do anything with pvp.

    If as a dev your main focus is pvp then why make a rpg,why not just make a pvp shooter or a pvp tcg or some moba or BR etc etc.Your not doing the rpg genre any favors with pvp and it never works unless you segregate the two sides but then what is the point?

    Then dont play MMOs that are advertised as PvP-focussed MMO's?
    Are they though? Is this advertised as PvP focused or just that it has PvP? There is a difference. If you can play a game having as little to do with PvP as possible and still advance and my understanding of this game is that it is that, then you wouldn't call it PvP focused, would you.
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  • tzervotzervo Member RarePosts: 324

    Can you keep deleting your character and making new ones until your on a winning side ?
    Delete wants to keep deleting :D
    Kyleran
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