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Games in the Past

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Pacem, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. Pacem

    Pacem Guest

    I've noticed that there is an abundance of online world games set in the past or with "past" themes, like UO, WoW, and Everquest among others. Why aren't there more games with technologically advanced themes like Star Wars?

    Just one of my many wonderings. :)
  2. Multani

    Multani Journeyman
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    Jun 24, 2008
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    Tabula Rasa

    are two that come to mind.
  3. ColterDC

    ColterDC Visitor

    May 13, 2008
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    I would guess that it has to do with the fact that most people's first RPG experiences were based on D&D which as you know is set in a Tolkien type world.

    There's a certain level of familiarity with elves, dwarves, halflings and the whole swords and sorcery aspect.
  4. Stupid Miner

    Stupid Miner Guest

    Well there's Warhammer and EVE and... does Second Life have any sci fi stuff in it? never played it.