Crowfall

Discussion in 'MMORPG General Discussion' started by Kharza-kzad_sl, Jan 7, 2015.

  1. Convo Well-Known Member DONOR

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    interesting.. see what they come up. My guess is a game like Darkfall..
     
  2. Draegan_sl 2 Minutes Hate

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    I was reading about this on another forum.
    We'll see.

    How often do we get more shitty games from past MMO devs?
     
  3. Convo Well-Known Member DONOR

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    I think we will probably see a link to Kickstarter when that timer expires...
     
  4. Byr Well-Known Member

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    hope that game does well. The forums are basically filled of people I recognize off of shadowbane.
     
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    Raph Koster is working on this? No way.
     
  8. Big Flex Fitness Fascist DONOR

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    So the Salman Rushdie of MMOs is on this i.e. Gordon Walton

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    and then

    In reference to the Countdown:

     
  9. Nija Active Member

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    Well, if you say he worked on SWG and he worked on UO - looking at his position at EA and the timeline presented there he looks like the kind of guy who can take over projects - not necessarily the kind of guy who can start projects.

    Two very, very different types of people.
     
  10. Big Flex Fitness Fascist DONOR

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    IDK if he he can or cannot start a project, but what I do know is upon taking projects over he brought Trammel into UO, he brought the NGE in SWG..

    those two events are like the 9/11 of the MMO world.

    never forget.

    freedomisn'tf2p.
     
  11. Ukerric Bearded Ape DONOR

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    They were also two attempts at salvaging a game that was dying.

    As he said, when he was called on UO, they were hemorrhaging people, they couldn't hold on new people. At that point, you can choose to let the game die or change stuff. The original plan was to let UO die because UO2, then it was "ok, how to we get UO numbers back up".

    Same thing with SWG. SWG was already dying, or, rather, having failed to attain the potential its license had. When I started at Nevrax, we used to say that our competition would be SWG and its millions of subs. So, given the investment and licensing fees, you either pull the plug, or try to salvage stuff.


    In both cases, from the player's perspective, maybe it would have been better to let the game die and pull the plug. But from a company's perspective, it's hard to admit you've failed.
     
  12. Dyvim Well-Known Member

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    Thats like saying 9/11 happened cause of global warming and fuel consumption. And they decided to make the airlines globally take a break for like a week.

    BS is BS no matter if you try to paint it pink. Sure hindsight is 20 20 but man up and accept your fails or be doomed to fail again.
     
  13. Ukerric Bearded Ape DONOR

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    And now, I can't read the title without seeing "CrowfaIL"...
     
  14. Bruman Active Member

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    Are you saying the UO change was a fail? Because it pretty obviously wasn't. Many more people enjoyed the game than after. The game was dead without the change, due to the finicky nature of the majority PVPers, that he even talked about (they want "sheep" to prey upon, not real fights).

    NGE, if he's responsible for that, then yeah, that was a huge disaster. But SWG was doomed before NGE anyways. But unlike UO, who had a hail mary that worked, NGE just made it worse.
     
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    No, he agrees with them, and so do I (technically) as it expanded the lifespan of the title, with that said I personally disliked them because it changed the entire dynamic with an emphasis on the aspects of the game I personally enjoyed most. Sure, it "saved" the game, but it was never the same. The NGE, however, is another story entirely.
     
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    Thus the conclusion: "changing a game mid-way is really hard".
     
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    Looks like we have a large variety of classes.
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    Notice we have archetypes on the left and in the upper right we have "promotion classes".


    Also looks like we'll be seeing some large scale PvP.
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    Class: Albino Deer Man

    also the art style is very Landmark/EQN

    I wonder what "Warmth Conversion" does
     
  19. Draegan_sl 2 Minutes Hate

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    Looks like they might be taking the MOBA class direction.