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anyone else beta testing Elder scrolls online?

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It's hard not to be disappointed when you realize there are no proper cities in this game (Ebonheart is made out of 4 huge buildings and couple of argonian huts) and also when you look your horse in his creepy lifeless eyes (reminds me of a chess piece).
 
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It's hard not to be disappointed when you realize there are no proper cities in this game (Ebonheart is made out of 4 huge buildings and couple of argonian huts) and also when you look your horse in his creepy lifeless eyes (reminds me of a chess piece).
Seriously? Wow. The cities in Morrowind were awesome, especially Vivec. One of the things I thought they would get right might be the cities. Would be cool to own housing etc.
 
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I'm afraid this game is full of fail. There were posts everywhere asking for Multiplayer Morrow/Obliv/Skyrim, but not this. And when they tried to do this, it's Fail. There are many many playing the beta, because it's free. But come time to fork over $15 a month, they're going away. The game just doesn't have enough pull.
my not so humble opin.
 
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Seriously? Wow. The cities in Morrowind were awesome, especially Vivec. One of the things I thought they would get right might be the cities. Would be cool to own housing etc.
Don't get me wrong, area that Ebonheart takes on the map is huge, they just failed to create the feeling of a "living" city ... you never get the feeling that people live there.
For me, the main "thing" of the elder scrolls series was it's immersiveness in a way that every NPC had a job to do, place to live and a bed to sleep at night. Until now.
They had more than enough space to make it happen - instead we got typical MMO style monumental staircases that take a lot of space and consume lot of time when you move about.
 
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I liked a lot of things about this game but ultimately the wife and I decided not to go with it. Rather spend more time in Rift when action in LOTRO is slow while waiting for Everquest Next beta access.

We had actually started a couple Rift toons before learning about ESO and getting in on the beta. Glad I re-installed it as it's pretty fun.
 
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For anyone still interested in this after the beta, Newegg has a $10 card back for pre-orders...
 
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5 day ahead already started.
i have 1 lvl7 and 2 lvl4 chars
 
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I've put several thousand hours into Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim, but I just can't do this right now. I've got a lifetime sub to LotRO and invested five years into WoW. Just can't get behind another MMO and I really don't want to see the single player series I love go that route.
 
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I have to agree with others. This was a let down for me. Though the one thing I do like is the fighting which feels very much like the past elder scroll games. This they did pretty good but the world doesn't feel like an ES game. Visually it's a mixed bag.

I'll say it again but EQ Next is the game to look forward to.
 
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after Skyrim this game is not even worth a shot.
 
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Yeah, I was all excited to find out what happens with the Empire and the Aldmeri Dominion (with maybe ES VI set in the Summerset Isles), but who knows when/if that'll happen. I know its two different Zenimax studios, but I'd wager it'll be all hands on deck if ES Online takes off (a la Blizzard and WoW - kept them tied up for a decade).
 
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Well I caved in! So far I'm glad I did too. I was in beta but I only played the first beta weekend and then ignored all the rest. Going from the first beta weekend to this finished product is night and day. Visually this game look hella better than it did back then and I really like the combat system. Game is kinda fresh since I have not been into any MMO's the past year except for a short stint in final fantasy.

This game reminds me of Lotro but much better looking. Lotro is one of my all time favorite MMO's ever. Right next to EQ2.

So I will play this for awhile and see what happens. Right now I'm pleasantly pleased.
 
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Add Bluffin with my muffin if you play nord!

 
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That would have been enough for me to cancel my subscription... the last thing I want when playing a TES game is to be playing D2. damn.....altho, the first thing I would have done? Abuse the shite out of it. I know many of us in the beta had a lot of issues that Zeni pretty much ignored, or didn't respond to, and honestly, I didn't like the game. So, as wrong as it is, I would have enjoyed this chance to smack them in the nose a little, even if it did ban my account.
 
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I got a full refund for this broken game. I hit lvl 10 just to watch loading screen for hours. WPvP is so laggy this mega server does bot work. Games still in beta and will be free to play in one years time.
 
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I got a full refund for this broken game. I hit lvl 10 just to watch loading screen for hours. WPvP is so laggy this mega server does bot work. Games still in beta and will be free to play in one years time.
Well its cool they gave you a refund, I would have expected them to take the money and run
 

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after Skyrim this game is not even worth a shot.
my thoughts too. i hated the static world, super linear design and the way quest characters just become invisible to everyone not at that stage of the quest :/

played the beta, came here to see if others hated it too.
 
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So far so good. I'm enjoying the game. Might be the only one though lol.
 
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After saying that wouldn't buy it... I bought it. A friend of mine was like, gotta buy it, I already did and need someone play with, etc. So I picked up the Standard Edition for 20% off which was the most I think is acceptable to charge for this game.

Not going to renew, just playing while I still have free play time in case a handful of updates later it's a better game. Currently at Level 31 with an Alliance Rank of 9 (Auriels Bow).

Today's patch claims to have fixed the loading screen bug, will see if that's true shortly.
 
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I have been playing casually. I have 1 lvl15 and 3 toons below 10. It still feels like a Beta to date, I play with a buddy of mine and the mega-server is always making us relog as we end up in different instances all the time while questing. I like the graphics/art style. The combat is floaty but decent. Questing when not buggy is fun if you take your time and immerse yourself. To me this is almost not a MMORPG and rather a Elder Scrolls game with tons of people. I going to keep playing a little long as I am having some fun. I do agree this is on a fast track to Free to Play just like SWTOR. Companies are starting to lose their ass on making games like this or is there something I don't see.
 
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I am looking to start playing Elder Scrolls Online more regularly now as I have jumped back into it this past few weeks. I would like any TPU or TPU friends to come along for the fun. To start it would be on the EU region servers, however there is no region lock and you are allowed characters on both regions simultaneously (they cannot cross play though).

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Ideally this could be made into it's own thread A) To be new and more lively/generate more interest B ) Because it's no longer a beta game.
 
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Cooling CPU : Noctua NH-L12 GPU: EK FC 1080 via Magicool 360 III PRO > Photon 170 (D5)
Memory 8gb Corsair XMS DDR3 @1600mhz
Video Card(s) GTX 1080 FE
Storage Vertex 4 256 /Crucial C300 256/ Hitachi 2TB 2x
Display(s) Tempest X270OC @ 120hz / LG W3000h
Case Fractal Define S [Antec Skeleton hanging in hall of fame]
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar Xense with AKG K612 cans on Monacor SA-100
Power Supply Seasonic X-850
Mouse Razer Naga 2014
Software Windows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores FFXIV ARR Benchmark 1600p score 12,098[this means nothing any more!]
Game discounted also now on their official website (so that's the non-steam purchase), to match Steam prices. I suppose this is in advance of the expansion release.