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Swtor - swg "nge"


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theskurGe
04.13.2012 , 11:49 AM | #11
Sony got greedy and dumbed SWG down to try to capture some of the WoW market share. They paid the price for their foolishness. Unfortunately, many, many gamers lost one of the great MMOs to greed.

This game is taking more of a Warhammer Online trajectory. Fortunately, they are listening to player feedback and issuing patches so there may be hope yet.

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decuervo
04.13.2012 , 11:50 AM | #12
To answer your question ToR and SWG are at opposite ends of the spectrum regardless of SWG's Pre-cu, cu, or the NGE eras. They are nothing alike in any manner other than licensing.
"When the game is over the pawn and the king go in the same box".

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Jackobite
04.13.2012 , 11:50 AM | #13
Quote: Originally Posted by Groncho View Post
PvP in NGE was awsome, both open world and battlefields
combat system was pretty good
u missed the best part
as for this one
the game has only 4 months live
no reason to cry
but hey
ppl loves drama
Can I look forward to you last post in 4 months?

NGE suked
SWG was my first mmo, there was a ton of stuff wrong with it but I liked it because it was very very busy, once wow and eq2 came out it died.
CE

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-Backdraft-
04.13.2012 , 11:50 AM | #14
ANd btw, that was what I acctually said; I don't have much experience from SWG NGE because I stopped play when they realised it; so that was my question.

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Owsley
04.13.2012 , 11:51 AM | #15
The two are not even close.
The NGE invalidated all the hard work done by the players who started at launch by allowing everyone to be a Jedi on day 1 of playing. That's why it was an epic fail.
The first year of any MMO is full of ups and downs.
Today is a QA issue. DEVs have nothing to do with software deployment and should never even have access to production servers.

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Caspian_Rho
04.13.2012 , 11:53 AM | #16
I quite enjoyed NGE... It had some really good things going for it by the time SOE closed it down. I happily played NGE on 3 seperate accounts. If SOE were to take over TOR I for one would be alot happier.

no, no it's not. The level of incompetance on display here far out weighs any I've ever seen in any software development. Maybe that's what BW meant when they wanted to bring in a new pillar, level of amateur never experienced before....

Yay for Lolegacy!
Waiting for the definitive Star Wars sandbox mmo...

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Lord_Ravenhurst
04.13.2012 , 11:57 AM | #17
SWG needs to come back.. some day

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XorrOn
04.13.2012 , 11:58 AM | #18
I played SWG on and off for years. Overall it was a great game.

I think they could learn some things from that game.
Datacrons although used for a different purpose were aquired via combat. This is something I think should change in this game. Jumping from beam to beam bothers me. If thats the kinda game I wanted to play i'd load up prince of persia.
I personally think datacrons should come from world bosses or something.

It does feel a little like swg but I find the story is much better here.

Swg (At release) also had some serious class balancing issues. My creature handler using his At Rt could destroy an entire town of republic forces.

This game seems to have a better handle on class balancing.
PVP is SWG was also a lot of fun.

All and all I loved SWG (And Tor) and wish it went free to play rather then closing down all the servers.

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BoxingHideout
04.13.2012 , 12:04 PM | #19
Quote: Originally Posted by -Backdraft- View Post

I used to play SWG and did if for a long time, that game was flawless; remember the first time on tattooine, you could run for many many hours to get to the "end" of the map. That game had so much to offer and if you just wanted to PVP you could log on your BH and hunt play jedi's.
Did you really play SWG? I loved SWG, all my guild I had loved it. I have never heard anyone call that game flawless. It was a bug filled mess.

The NGE is nothing like this game at all. Not in the least. It changed to a point and shoot style of combat. What the hell are you talking about?
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PsrDirector
04.13.2012 , 12:06 PM | #20
not the same, this game has a large player base for starters :P SWG was not some great success that died young, it was a failure that limped on with a few hardcore fans
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