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[UO Herald] Ten Ton Hammer Decade Awards

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. UO News

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  2. Picus at the office

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    Thank goodness I play UO were DAoC crap matters....sigh.
     
  3. kelmo

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    I think it is cool when any of the Bioware/Mythic family of games is recognized. *nods*
     
  4. quig

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    "While considering our choices for Best PvP Game of the Decade, we really had to go back to the roots of PvP. Ultima Online certainly offered unregulated PvP but by today's standards, that's very little fun for everyone but the top gankers. Conversely, the introduction of Battlegrounds and Scenarios as seen in many of today's MMOGs do offer quick match-up fun, but they lack the true spirit of PvP, in our opinion, which should be a constant struggle for power. The pendulum should swing hard, and it should swing often. Players should always feel a need to defend or attack in a well-developed PvP game."

    UOs mentioned as a past tense and as "very little fun" lol, good thing its on the UO front page. :p
     
  5. kelmo

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    *shrugs* It is just an opinion...
     
  6. GalenKnighthawke

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    If you look at it, they are referring to unregulated PvP as being very little fun, not UO, and saying that UO used to offer it, not that UO's gone.

    -Galen's player
     
  7. Argoas

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    Yeah, something like "UO was fun for pvp, but not today".
     
  8. Taylor

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    Hello, Rowland Cox. Have we met you?
     
  9. quig

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    On the front of UO home page....

    I know what they meant, but still the only mention of UO and its a negative statement. Great for DAOC but I dont think it should be on UOs front page. I dont see anything on DAOC's web page for when UO won the inaugural Hall of Fame Award.
     
  10. kelmo

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    If that is indeed true, I am not doubting it, just consider yourselves more informed than the folks over at DAoC. Stratics staffers work hard to keep you all informed.
     
  11. canary

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    x2, really.

    It's kinda like saying "Yay DAoC, btw UO... you suck". Then sticking it on their site for all to read. Slightly bizarre.
     
  12. Having played both games from the start, I have to agree. I had way more fun in DAoC then UO from the PvP aspect of the game. At least I had a fighting chance in DAoC from the start. Unlike the early days of UO where all you had to do is walk outside of the town before a band of gankers (usually beta players) just blowing you up.

    Also, I have yet to experience the PvP that DAoC had to offer in any other game. It actually almost felt like you were in a movie fighting your opposing army in that time. We held our line, and the enemy held thiers. Just itching to attack, til our leader would command us to launch spells and arrows then we charge and all hell breaks loose. Now that was PvP and it was actually fun. Had so many really cool times there.

    I love UO, but not for its pvp. It was just too chaotic, unbalanced, and honestly dying in a few hits even before you could move was just not fun. The Player Killing too was way out of balance in early UO. I could not trust anyone.

    Luckily for UO and Origin, it was the only real MMORPG out there, but if there were others at the time of it going live, I doubt and tons of others would have stuck around when the game was just unplayable. And that's not including the extreme lag but that's another story.
     
  13. Babble

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    hmm EVE won best community, one of the only sandbox games with pvp and a good community it seems
    :p
     
  14. Babble

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    LOL
    Runners up to pvp games were Shadowbane (closed) and Lineage...not even Lineage 2...and Lineage had a million subscriptions and DAOC won? :p
     
  15. Babble

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    Most innovative D&D.. the game which does not even have a full world :p
     
  16. Babble

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    At least they voted wow as best game which it deserves as it took the good parts of mmos and polished it.
    :)
     
  17. Hildebrand

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    I really hate the fact that they mention that other game on UO's official main site, then link to another site that reviews other games. Just because the article "mentioned" UO, doesn't mean that it deserves to be posted. What's next? A link about how WAR got an update?

    If official UO fansites are barred from referring to non UO sites, why does UO break it's own rules?
     
  18. GalenKnighthawke

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    It's quite clear that they posted this announcement on the sites of all 3 of Mythic's MMOs. The same announcement appeared on DAoC's site (of course), and on WHO's site, and on UO's site. I checked.

    -Galen's player
     
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    It's an inferior game. I'd take shadowbane any day.