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Richard Garriott Speaks about MMOs

Bastieeeh

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Lord British himself gave GameIndustry.biz an interview regarding his current, Tabula Rasa, MMOs in terms of subscribing players and their future. Garriott of course speaks about projected life-time sales of Ultima Online and how this demand projection had been missed (in a positive way of course).

[GI]: So every new MMO game that comes out merely adds players, doesn't necessarily take away previous generations of players?
[Garriott]: I completely believe that is true.
It's a two parted interview, right now there's the first part online and the second part will be due sometime in next week.

Source: GamesIndustry.biz
 

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I didnt really like UO. Did anyone here?
 

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I liked it...
 
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I think after ultima was sold to ea.... it became crappy, so 1-8 was good and very dos. 9 was horrible and uo, i didnt think it was worth my money
 

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to me uo is the best! the only mmo i enjoyed for more than a few months.
but it went down with BODs, separate resistances for fire, physical and stuff, luck and all this... oh and insurance!!!