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  • a good game design would allow UI addons. Let people customize it they way they wish, instead of trying to find the perfect formula that will never satisfy everybody all the time...
  • dont worry , if GW2 ends up being a superhit I bet Blizzard's next step will be to copy and bastardize every new feature lore or mechanic it brings to the table, and peg it into WoW at any cost.   they call it "standard development". others know…
  • vid was hardly funny...
  • Originally posted by MadnessRealm Many F2P Developers made the mistake of making WoW-clones, and very unpolished WoW-clones.  Some companies even brought MMOs into the Western market without a clue of how the Western market works. They made mistake …
  • Originally posted by reaperuk Originally posted by Ihmotepp Originally posted by Philby It means you can still play EQ2 the way it was designed if you do not like the P2W model.  LOTRO and DDO on the other hand integrated servers so …
  • Originally posted by KingKong007 Originally posted by arcdevil gratz to the 3 hundred thousand chinese gold sellers, their main source of income is on the rise again The launch of the Chinese version of Wotlk on Chinese servers has no i…
  • gratz to the 3 hundred thousand chinese gold sellers, their main source of income is on the rise again
  • yeah, going F2P means the game is failing/has failed to meet its expectatives, and in some extreme cases moving to F2P is its only way to survive on the market   F2P supporters rejoice of this, because in spite of their empty claims that F2P gam…
  • Originally posted by summitus Originally posted by karmath I dont get it. These always end up with the common consensus that the western players dont like it, dont want it and stfu about it. Yet these articles keep coming. I'm seriously edgin…
  • Originally posted by Gabby-air For those of you who don't follow f2p games then you might not know this, but in the past couple of months a lot of them have closed there doors and more than five more will in the next month. Couple this with 4 p2p ti…
  • Originally posted by Papadam Originally posted by arcdevil Originally posted by Loktofeit Originally posted by Emhster .. and even in Turbine's case their games are more an hybrid version than a standard F2P game. I t…
  • Originally posted by Loktofeit Originally posted by Emhster .. and even in Turbine's case their games are more an hybrid version than a standard F2P game. I think a lot of players are just figuring out that F2P games generally end up being …
  • Originally posted by GTwander Originally posted by doctormozg Yes i paid around 2-3k$ for f2p games. Great. Expect to be quoted by all the haters as the prime example of how much it costs to play these things. They love toting a singl…
  • Originally posted by Derros the problem is development costs have skyrocketed for 'modern' games, while the audience for a game like the OP describes is still niche.  There just isn't a way to justify the cost to a developer or investors.  That leav…
  • Originally posted by Ihmotepp Originally posted by Philby Originally posted by Ihmotepp Originally posted by Philby With the F2P model becoming more popular in the west im looking forward to the "video games ruined my l…
  • Originally posted by ryuga81   Originally posted by Ihmotepp I'd rather pay my 15 bucks a month, and remove that aspect from the game play.   If all the games i play a bit in a month arc of time were P2P, i'd be spending ove…
  • always remember that there WILL be people that dont adjust to your budget. They will outspend you, as certain as death and taxes. And the majority of F2P games have PvP content, in most cases said PvP works as the only endgame you will ever get.... …
  • Originally posted by ChrisMattern   Originally posted by arcdevil I wouldnt count on it being much bigger than FFXI was at its prime.   Remembering that FFXI in its prime was bigger than anything other than WoW and Lineage. …
  • Originally posted by elocke   Originally posted by arcdevil I wouldnt count on it being much bigger than FFXI was at its prime. Its basically XI with a face lift, and XI was, along with L2, the textbook examples of unholy grind.   a…
  • I wouldnt count on it being much bigger than FFXI was at its prime. Its basically XI with a face lift, and XI was, along with L2, the textbook examples of unholy grind.   all this talking about west ofcuz, asians and specially japanese will go b…