Hello all. I've been searching for a new (relatively speaking) MMO to venture to before WAR comes out. I tried DAoC way back when and didn't like it (I got hit hard by the leveling grind) and wanted to know if it's worth trying out again until WAR?
Key features I'm looking for:
One, is it fun (I'm talking about classic servers too). If so, what, to you, makes it fun? Since this is a subjective term I'd need it layed out.
Two, are there people to play with?
Three, what's the leveling grind like? Is it easy? Hard? Neutral? A /played for hitting 50 would be nice...
Four, what's the power regen like? Still horribly long?
And, finally, once hitting 50, how hard is it to "gear up" so you are a challenge in a fight.
I'm planning on, if I come back, playing one of the various mage classes, so it'd also be nice to know which mage class, in your opinion, is the "best" for dealing unrivaled damage, and if it can also compete.
Thanks in advance.