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931  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / WoW - Pimp Your Fucking Server on: June 26, 2006, 06:24:51 PM
When I last left off, I was warrior and mage on Kirin Tor alliance.  I tried the ugly side, but I ended up popping a blood vessel in my eye from the horror that is tauren cybersex....*shudders*  

Hahah, im joking of course, I did play horde for a bit, but well, im just a "good guy" kinda player.  And for some reason, I enjoy playing humans and the occasional non stripping NE.

So yep...now to start working so I can afford it again, haha..haha..*cries*
932  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / WoW paid character transfer to cost $25 a pop on: June 23, 2006, 01:33:25 PM
I dont think its a bad deal, if your not using it to transfer some low level you might not play ever again.  Ive read responses on a few sites, and most were inneligable l33t speak gibberish, or "BLIZZARD, A COMPANY THAT MAKES GAMES TO MAKE MONEY IS A BIG MONEY GRUBBING SELLOUT WHORE!"  Yeah, the sarcasm oozes from that statement, but it collectively reflects what I read...-_-

Anywho, I think that for a 50+ char, its an alright deal...$25 may be a wee much for the restrictions they have in place, but as it stands, its an optional feature, so really, its only used when most needed, or by idiots who waste money.
933  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Blizzard sells out (again)? on: June 19, 2006, 02:28:15 AM
Haha good point Sarcas, but I agree that I am dissapointed in the MMO fad at the moment.  Even Bioware is heading there...which scares me, as they are practically the pervayers of the only decent good PC RPG's in recent years...though hopefully Obsidian will add nicely with their NWN2.

For me, I guess I miss the days of epic PC rpgs like Icewind Dale II, Badlurs Gate II, etc.  The closest weve had to those in a few years on the PC were the KOTOR games, a NWN, and KOTOR was developed for console as well.

PC Devs seem to enjoy more of the blah hack n slash of diablo and MMO for the RPG franchise than true rpgs...though what a "true" rpg is is really based on each person perspective.  

I guess..I just see more RPG elements to other games nowadays than rpg with other game elements...if that makes sense.
934  The Rest / General Discussions / Why do people suck at grammar? on: June 08, 2006, 12:56:57 AM
I have to agree with that.  I don't always watch what I type, especially in an instance like if im instancing in WoW, because I don't always have the time to check my spelling when im telling someone what to do, or how to help another player out.  Of course, nobodies perfect, and I usually let some mistakes go, as I do the same thing.  I may add a comma where its not supposed to go or miss an uppercase at the beginning of a sentence.  

I do hate, however, people who consistantly use shortened speech, take for example this following sentence.

"Wuld u no how 2 reech *insert quest givers name here*"

It's rather pathetic, and is a horrible butchering of our supposedly sophisticated language.  I can see using shorthand to some degree in certain instances, but some folk believe it is the only way to type, and goddamnit, it bugs me.  I dont mind honest mistakes, or very minor things, but not using the english language the way it was meant to be used.  Well it pisses me off.

Well theres my two cents, and hell, ill throw in a third just to piss off someone. ^_^
935  The Rest / General Discussions / All new and better DS on: June 07, 2006, 07:53:12 PM
Well I have yet to pick up a DS because of my financial situation, but as soon as that is fixed, I really want to pick one up.  It seems more interesting to me than a PSP, and this new version looks great, so ill be picking it up.  I just hope they release more colors soon, as im not a fan of white colored handhelds.  They get grimy looking way to fast.
936  The Rest / General Discussions / Harrison denies Wii influence, says PCs will be unnecessary. on: June 02, 2006, 12:58:36 AM
Yeah...I dunno what to say...that was just utterly retarded.  

But regardless, I will, as always, pick a system based on its games, not what some rich exec says to "pimp" his own console.  

*sigh*
937  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / FFXI (Questions for those who play it still) on: May 28, 2006, 10:24:29 AM
Well here I am...two years later, thinking of trying out FFXI again. I played right around when it was released, but found myself frustrated to no end at the slower pace and cumbersome feeling GUI. Now, ive been playing WoW for about a year now, and while I enjoy the game...I get somewhat bored with it...especially in reference to the limited class selections. Now, of course, I did not care much for having to start anew once you gained one of the more advanced classes in FFXI, especially since I seemed to have a tough time leveling (Of course, I wasnt as MMO savvy then..but regardless ive always been a somewhat slow leveler compared to most..though why I do not know)

Anyways, like I said, its been about two years or so, and Ive been thinking of trying it out. The game itself isnt to expensive, and the montly fee is cheaper, compared to wow...though I wish to know if FFXI still does that utterly retarded thing where if you sign up on the 30th, and then the 1st comes around, you get charged for both months..even though you only played the previous months last two days....at least thats how I understood it when I got the bill.

So im wondering, is there still a decent beginner base that ill have some luck finding a group? I am perfectly fine with grouping, in fact its one of the parts I enjoy most about WoW, when the others in my group arnt morons, but it seems odd that if FFXI is meant to be a more group oriented game...then how come I always here about folks having a tough time trying to find groups...this confuses me a tad.

Secondly...unlike WoW, there are many classes here to choose from, and I have no idea where to start. I tend to like more melee oriented classes, utilizing either tanking, dps, or a mixture of both. I do enjoy the occasional caster class..but I prefer a more Melee/Mage hybrid than a full blown mage. Any suggestions on what I should work towards should I decide to play?

Thirdly...is the game enjoyable? I realize its a time sink but is it wasted time, or time where your at least leveling, gaining items, doing quests, and progressing the story time, or is it just meandering about, trying to find a party or figure out whats next to do. I have patience...but not that kind haha.

Lastly, have they done anything to make the UI a little less cumbersome. I really enjoyed the ease of use the UI of WoW had, as it left me little time pondering how to remeber to access this or that, and let me get right into the questing and combat.

Well if you can answer these questions, thank you, if not, thank you anyways ^^
938  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / L2 on: May 28, 2006, 10:16:46 AM
Ive been wanting to give this game a shot...but Id rather do a trial than outright buy it...as im still a little weary about it at the same time haha.  If I do end up joining sometime in the future, ill let ya know.
939  The Rest / General Discussions / Bear eats monkey at zoo on: May 17, 2006, 05:34:44 PM
Err sorry, I didnt mean ALL vegatarians..I meant those that think like...eating animals is wrong or some such, not those who do it for dieting and whatnot...I should really specify myself..I feel like a politician right now ><

And like I said, I wasnt sure haha dade.  It must have been SIV not SID,  Ahh well, it was Simian, and it came from monkeys, yep.

EDIT: Err...why would eating meat be unhealthy...if its cooked properly..its got protient, and stuff...???  If it was sugar or some such, I could see cause of diabetes..and I guess to me..vegetarians are those who dont eat meat because its meat, and an animal died, and blah blah...yep...><
940  The Rest / General Discussions / Pfizer accused of testing drugs on children on: May 17, 2006, 10:29:02 AM
Danger Will Robinson, Danger!
941  The Rest / General Discussions / Man goes for job interview at BBC, ends up live on air! on: May 17, 2006, 10:27:12 AM
So embarresing ><  I would have been like...."Are you smoking crack?  Damn crazy brits!"
942  The Rest / General Discussions / Bear eats monkey at zoo on: May 17, 2006, 10:23:20 AM
Im eating some cow right now...haha that rythmed.

And yeah, PETA are a bunch of terrorists...ugh..I love animals and all...but they are just hypocritcal retards.

So are vegetarians...because yeah...its called the circle of life people, you cant have the circle if you dont eat the meat!  Its just plain and simple.  Poor monkey though..thats what you get for giving people AIDS! (Well people ate the brains, and they said thats how SIDS became AIDS, or some such...I dont really remember ><)
943  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Dungeons & Dragons Online free trial. on: May 03, 2006, 11:55:43 PM
Hoobajoob...yes ive played the beta, and I was...underwhelmed?   Just doesnt feel like DnD to me...to...I dunno.  And as a MMORPG...repetative..in the worse sense?  Graphics are fairly nice though...
944  The Rest / General Discussions / The E3 Thread on: May 02, 2006, 07:55:23 PM
I must agree with the others on DS and PSP rpgs, WE MUST HAVE MORE *gollum*

Also, any news on Neverwinter Nights 2, and *GASP* Burning Crusade (if its there) would be greatly appreciated.  Otherwise just keep the good RPG new coming...especially stuff that will be coming out for current consoles...since yeah...haha ><

Thankies!
945  The Rest / The Bazaar / Massive Anime Sale on: May 02, 2006, 03:46:46 PM
Edit: Ah! The hells with it, the bidding will be done by the time my check clears, so im bidding!  Go outlaw star, go!  If not, I will cry. :P
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