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Old 05-29-2008, 05:17 AM
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Myself and some others have been messing around in game called Perfect World. It's a chinese MMORPG, free to play, that is a great deal of fun. Your welcome to drop us a line on server Oracle.

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I just got bored w/ Guild Wars. It's nice and fun, but after awhile I found it repetative ... and alittle too commercial.

Perfect World, which is not perfect, has that sandbox feel to it that the instancing in GW replaced. I feel more "at home" in that setting. After lvl 30, PW has PK turned on, so it's more dangerous ... but it's that excitement that has reinvigorated my competetiveness. Not to mention, the world is HUGE and 3d (yes, all classes eventually can fly).

Here are just a couple of screens that I have taken so you can see the beauty of the game...

The biggest city in game, Ancient Dragon City, at Dawn.


My wife and I cuddling ~ yes, you can pick up and kiss your loved one. Even get married.


Actual dungeon and boss mobs (something I think GW lacks).


I wish I had pictures of the weather effects, but alas. Take care. I just wanted to let you all know that I am still thinking of you guys in GW. =)
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Two quibbles, which illustrate the difference of opinion on what various folk want in a game. Features desired by some would be disliked by others. For instance-

You will not now nor likely ever find me playing a game with Player-Killing active. PvP arenas, fine, mainly because I can generally ignore them. Getting popped because someone doesn't like my dye job while I am trying to complete a quest- never. Moreover, the sandbox, with everyone out in the world at the same time? I don't want that. Maybe a few, but the instances are better in that I don't want to trip over sixteen billion people when I go into the world. Its why I didn't go over the weekend trial on WoW, or past the beta in Sword of the New World, both of which are games with lots of pluses and minuses in and of themselves.

It is nice looking, the documentation is interesting, but I don't want those features, and given the number of games to choose from, I can find a replacement for GW (if I ever decide not to play GW) that doesn't have those things.
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Kityn and I have talked about Guild Wars 2. While it sounds ok, I'll be willing to give it a shot. Camaria and I don't care so long as we 1) have fun 2) low-annoyances ~ just get on and play 3) it's free.

Speaking of pk, i just got randomly pk'ed tonight while on a quest. Oh well. I think I've gotten over that now. I no longer look at how long it takes me to level, or how fast I can do a quest. I've been enjoying the journey. I've stayed away from forums with the inside knowledge, and just gone w/ my instincts. I've started actually crafting (wierd, I know).
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While the Player Character interaction is interesting (and the prospect of Bryan carrying Jill around amusing), I don't think I could deal with the player sniping either.


And how is GW too commercial?
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GW2 for me, is coming out too soon. It seems like Anet hasn't, and isn't, working out the flaws in Guild Wars. PvE is lacking in either character advancement (skill aquisition stops really being a major motivator in PVE) or long-term purpose, and I'm still not confident Anet knows how to fix it. Instead, they are rushing forward in unknown ways on GW2 saying it will change everything, while meanwhile in the same breath saying to buy tEotN (or no momuments for you!).

Just my opinion on that.
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ok i feel i need to address this. as there are many of us aready playing gw the ones who are currently playing ,for the most part already have GWEN so the topic of buying it is pretty moot. As for gw 2 im sure alot of us are going to at least give it a try just to see what its about even if we do revert back to gw. in closing i would like to see the different gameplay aspect of the new title and if it suits me i may spend time on both gw and gw2....even if it hampers me on title accumulation.
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GW2 is at least another 2 years coming....we MAY get a Beta version at the end of next year....how is that too soon....
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GW has been out 3 years now? A 4 or 5 year life span for an MMORPG is pretty bad. Most of the best MMORG's at least lasted longer than 5, some of them are still going. Without people buying GW1, there will be no money for content expansions. Anet promised long ago that there would be major free expansions (ala Sorrow's Furnace) often. And yet, those expansions have barely come. Expecting anything else on the reduced budget would be foolhearty.
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Mazrim Taim drew the eye. He was tall, with a strongly hooked nose and an air of physical strength about him. An air of darkness, too. He sat there with his ankles crossed and one arm hanging over the heavy arm of the throne, yet he seemed ready to explode into violence. Interestingly, though his black coat was embroidered with blue-and-gold dragons that twined around the sleeves from elbows to cuffs, he did not wear the collar pins.
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