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Old 06-20-2010, 04:32 AM   #1
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One of the really interesting things about doing the game this way is – because we were pushing for replayability, pushing for people to be able to have very separate experiences – we got to do something we’ve never been able to do before, which is fully individualized stories. So if we’re talking about a Baldur’s Gate or any role-playing game, you have to do a kind of general story. We don’t know if you’re a mage or if you’re a warrior. We just kind of have to make it work. Now, with the backstories, we have a smuggler-specific RPG. You can roll a smuggler, and he’s got a crazy story. And it’s funny, and he’s got ridiculous lines, and he’s always in over his head, and everything’s always going wrong, and you can flirt with everything that moves. And then you go and roll a bounty hunter, and it’s much more serious. He’s sort of a gunslinger, and he’s one man with a gun making his way in the world.

They’re like completely different RPGs that you would have never gotten to see. And the big one of course – that people are still trying to get their heads around – is that if you played that smuggler RPG, and you played that from the beginning all the way to the end, and then you decided “I want something new,” and you played the bounty hunter all the way to the end, you would not see one piece of repeated content.
it would sound like a lot of BS if it weren't BioWare saying it. if they manage to pull that off it'll completely change the MMO landscape
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Old 06-20-2010, 07:19 AM   #2
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I would have no interest in this game whatsoever if it weren't for Star Trek Online. I cannot wait for it's release.
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Old 06-20-2010, 08:16 AM   #3
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Old 06-20-2010, 11:09 AM   #4
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I would have no interest in this game whatsoever if it weren't for Star Trek Online. I cannot wait for it's release.
From what I've heard, people are abandoning Star Trek on line in drove. Most of the nerdlingers, played it hard got to an admiral level and there was nothing to do after that.

Besides the fact that the missions are repetitive and the planetary missions are besides being all the same are boring.

Its too bad, they could have done so much with the Star Trek Universe and they executed it poorly.

I am looking forward to KOTOR, my fear is that every dinkus is going to want to be a Sith lord and they'll be nothing else.
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Old 06-20-2010, 11:47 AM   #5
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I have no doubt that Bioware is going to pull off an amazing RPG experience with each character class.

However, I doubt the longevity of the game. It almost feels like a single-player game that you play with other people rather than a true MMO. I'll probably give it a shot, but there is no way I'd get something like a lifetime subscription or something like that for it.

Yeah, word from STO players is that there's not even potential within the game. With some MMO's like Aion or Vanguard, it was a crappy game, but you always felt that they could turn it around if they put more money into x or spent more time on y. With STO I hear that it's just a pile of crap that would take years of redoing basic mechanics to even reach a playable state.
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Old 06-20-2010, 12:58 PM   #6
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I can't wait for this game and I've got 2 veteran WoW player friends that are all over this too. Is this the MMO that has a chance a chance to finally put a big dent in WoW's straglehold on the MMO genre?
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this game is going to be to be beyond epic. If any locals (including all albertans/western canadians) are looking to get a guild started, i would be more then happy to be apart of it. 18+ would be ideal.

I played the original SWG but have not touched another mmo since I left the game in 2006-07.

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They should put an 8 hour limit on games like these. 8 on 4 off. Just to keep the chinese from killing themselves. MAke the characters lose attirbute points the longer they go over the limit until the characters have "rested" for 4 hours.
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They should put an 8 hour limit on games like these. 8 on 4 off. Just to keep the chinese from killing themselves. MAke the characters lose attirbute points the longer they go over the limit until the characters have "rested" for 4 hours.
You racist. You forgot the Koreans and Japanese.
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They should put an 8 hour limit on games like these. 8 on 4 off. Just to keep the chinese from killing themselves. MAke the characters lose attirbute points the longer they go over the limit until the characters have "rested" for 4 hours.
I think this would just cause people to buy two accounts and rotate each account every 8 hours
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I think this would just cause people to buy two accounts and rotate each account every 8 hours
Oh it probably would. But it would generate more money for the company then, from the people that just seem to be too stupid to control themselves.
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Oh it probably would. But it would generate more money for the company then, from the people that just seem to be too stupid to control themselves.
Win-win, I like it

KOTOR is my favorite game of all time, so I'm really looking forward to this.
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However, I doubt the longevity of the game. It almost feels like a single-player game that you play with other people rather than a true MMO. I'll probably give it a shot, but there is no way I'd get something like a lifetime subscription or something like that for it.
I mostly played WoW like a single player game. Between the relatively slow rate I play and the amount of new quests and content that Blizzard is constantly adding, I'm not sure if I ever would have run out of quests. If BioWare keeps adding content and such fast enough, even if you rarely interact with other players you might never "beat the game."

I'm very excited about this game.
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I am not a MMO person, just play the xbox, but this is really getting me excited.

Depending on how much they charge a month I will definitely buy it.

And I think CaptainCrunch is right, everyone is going to be a sith lord/jedi knight. I know I am. Although the Bounty Hunter intrigues me as well.
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And I think CaptainCrunch is right, everyone is going to be a sith lord/jedi knight. I know I am. Although the Bounty Hunter intrigues me as well.

No, every one wants to pretend they're bad ass so they're Sith. I wanna be a Jedi because I prefer them.

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This game looks great. I havent really gotten into a MMO besides WOW for years.. I still play it on and off but I am so tired of the gear treadmill. I have been waiting for a MMO that could finally give it a run for its money and I think we might have found it.

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