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Anyone playing Lord of The rings Online

Discussion in 'Games' started by trt740, Jul 4, 2007.

  1. trt740

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    Hows it look, does it match Oblivions game detail etc.... Is it better than WOW, Everquest2 and Guild Wars.
     
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    Yes to the last three, but no it does not match Oblivion.
     
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    So it does not look as good as oblivion then?
     
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    Haven't played the game, but from the pics I've seen online, it doesn't hold a candle to Oblivion's level of detail; I guess developers have to cut corners when designing a MMORPG in order to reduce lag for most systems...
     
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    I don't see how. When you make a mass multiplayer online game and want as large of a user base as possible and maximize the amount of profit, developing a game with oblivion'esque graphics would alienate quite a few potential customers who have lower spec'ed systems.

    I currently do not know of any mass multiplayer online game that comes close to the raw details of normal single/multi player style games. Sure, there are a few out there that are pretty high end but not Obilivion high end.

    Take a look at the most poplular ones available atm. WoW, Guild Wars and a few others can take advantage of high end systems but will run nicely on systems with specs as low as Pentium 3/4 and AMD Athlon T'Bird/XP chips and 64MB video cards.

    Thats most likely the case!
     
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    No it definitely does not. However as MMORPG's go it's very good.
     
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    Does this game have potential to be bigger than WoW?
     
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    IMO, i dont think it will. "Aion" i think will be the MMO of 2008. Aion uses the Farcry engine. Im waiting for E3 for more news about this game. I played LoTR Online beta its not bad, but the gameplay isnt smooth like WoW imo.
     

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