There was much more flaws and bigger ones then the UI and AI
Remember back then EQ UI and graphics was cutting edge
I was there at the start and let me say this most could not get into a raid or kill the dragons we all had about
Heck most could …
developers failed to see what majority of players want and now we are forced to either mindlessly grind or raid at hardest mode the most boring raid in the game .
I always sub to games i play but have cancelled my sub
Well if you look at everquest which too was sold off they did get expansions
However this tend to be really poor quality
Some years ago this would be actually insulting to charge gamers for this
They also milk it .At some point it cost 20…
sadly that would be eve online
maybe 1 hour
got it at launch and was hitting a rock mining sloooowly for an hour and then stopped playing and uninstalled
years later i found the game was much better after that
Bioware gave out some interesting information regarding how much time people spent playing swtor during the initial month.
* The average player did 4-6 hours gaming sessions.
* The average player spent 40 hours per week playing th…
As been said this game will not have hundreds of thousands paid accounts but it does not
It is very niche .Even old EQ fans will have a hard time playing mechanics from close to 2 decades ago due to time consuming.
I see peopel post on the forum…
I don't get it neither
Why is John smedley not getting a mention when every documentary and comment from those that made everquest agree it was his idea
He also came up with the idea of planetside .
Ralph Koster for his work on UO and SWG
Until the game goes at least into beta we would not know how much "old school" it would be
My gut feeling is if it is too much like EQ in terms of play as it was in 1999ish era it will bomb
Things like having content only hardcore can see like it wa…
EQ has had several progression servers, and plans for more. They are popular enough that they keep making them - and with different rule sets for each one that takes some dev investment.
to be honest as someone who been i…
While VR have made claims that Pantheon is in fact suited for a niche market, I think it will have a pretty decent following. I've messed around on Project 99, which is a EQ private server and there's just something magical about …
my thoughts on db's EQ
LoL! It's not that bad. It's not "unplayable". You can have some fun with it but you know it's not a permanent thing.
You worry me you kno…
Vanguard was fundamentally buggy. SOE did try fix it a lot (they have been maligned for it) but it was still quite buggy but despite that it was a fun game but unfortunately it lacked a critical population to make it work as a wor…
way i look at it is down to the cost of the game
nowadays a full released game is about $30 or so with discounts
So charging $30 for an alpha game no matter what you write about it been EA will lead to complaints
I personally do not mind EA if i am…