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8-13-2010 @ 2:22PM
@FeniksYour comment was dead on for me. I started out my RPG experiences with Ultima: Exodus on NES. I eventually moved on to anything from Black Isle Studios and keeping up with the Ultima releases until UO (Ultima Online) was announced. I applied for the alpha but ended up getting in on the beta and have been hooked on MMO's ever since. I went from MMO to MMO for a long time and each MMO has a particular appeal. I went to Everquest because the gameplay in UO went nowhere and I wanted to try a leveling MMO. I went to SW:G because it was Star Wars (why else?). I went to EQ2 because housing killed SW:G and I had fallen way behind in EQ's expansions. Originally when WoW was released I didn't even want to try it. The graphics style for the warcraft series had always been too cartoon-like for my tastes and I enjoyed the realism of other games. Once I tried a trial of WoW the gameplay hooked me and had me buying the game before the trial was up.Since coming to Wow in 2006 I have tried dozens of other MMOs. They run a sale or put out a trial and figure there is no harm in trying another game. D&D Online, Lord of the Rings Online, Warhammer Online, Matrix Online... The only game I would have ever considered leaving WoW for and restarting completely was Warhammer Online. I did leave for a while and the game was great; but the player base went up in smoke after the first month or so and I ended up soloing through everything on a 2nd character (not fun).Games I'm looking forward to? Warhammer 40k, TRON: Legacy, 'Copernicus' from 38 Studios (I'm a huge fan of Salvatore)
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