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fizzelopeguss
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(05-04-2012, 11:40 AM)
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Looks like a cryptic MMO, utterly insipid art direction.
Des0lar
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(05-04-2012, 11:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by ForzaFerrari

Will buy :D

Will not buy. Sounds super duper boring
BlazingDarkness
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(05-04-2012, 11:44 AM)
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I can't wait for screens to come online, shit will hit the fan :lol
Hoo-doo
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(05-04-2012, 11:45 AM)
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Ancient evil awakens

Originally Posted by BigJiantRobut

Perfect, this was also the first thing that came to my mind. It's like they let 4chan write their script.
Luthos
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(05-04-2012, 11:52 AM)
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Art direction looks really "BLEH" thanks to the TOR engine.

Doesn't sound good. And it's not like I enjoyed the idea of an Elder Scrolls MMO anyway.
theboosh
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(05-04-2012, 11:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by BlazingDarkness

I can't wait for screens to come online, shit will hit the fan :lol

A quick google image search and you can see the whole spread.

Man, what an utterly depressing collection of screen shots. If you didn't tell me it was an elder scrolls game, I would just assume its some random fantasy F2P blarg and think nothing of it.
Durante
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(05-04-2012, 11:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

-Third person perspective
-The game uses a hotbar to activate skills like other traditional MMOs
-Visually it looks like other Hero Engine MMOs like SWTOR

I lost all interest here.
maniac-kun
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(05-04-2012, 11:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by BlazingDarkness

I can't wait for screens to come online, shit will hit the fan :lol

I have seen the screenshots and the art direction is absolutly terrible. Cant wait for the meltdown!
StoppedInTracks
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(05-04-2012, 11:57 AM)
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Hey at least the game features COLOUR compared to Skyrim.
freddy
(05-04-2012, 11:57 AM)
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Sounds shit..I'll pass.
Kiraly
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(05-04-2012, 12:01 PM)
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It looks so fucking generic.

Not even ES at all
Sickboy007
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(05-04-2012, 12:02 PM)
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-Started development in 2007

Looks like the root of most of the problems.
HuntTheMusic
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(05-04-2012, 12:05 PM)
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CVG have 11 screenshots up

Looks very generic IMO. F2p in a year.
Wallach
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(05-04-2012, 12:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by HuntTheMusic

CVG have 11 screenshots up

Looks very generic IMO. F2p in a year.

"Elder Scrolls" MMO.
Zel3
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(05-04-2012, 12:07 PM)
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It looks so bad haha. Not even recognizable as an elder scrolls game.
fanboi
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(05-04-2012, 12:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by HuntTheMusic

CVG have 11 screenshots up

Looks very generic IMO. F2p in a year.

The first picture is NSFW.
Woorloog
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(05-04-2012, 12:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by HuntTheMusic

CVG have 11 screenshots up

Looks very generic IMO. F2p in a year.

Should launch as F2P. I have nothing against stylized graphics but these look just lame...

Unless it is F2P, i won't be playing. Who's with me?

Originally Posted by Zel3

It looks so bad haha. Not even recognizable as an elder scrolls game.

This...
sponk
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(05-04-2012, 12:09 PM)
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when they started the development of this game in 2007, the concept might seemed reasonable. 2012, not so much.
Hoo-doo
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(05-04-2012, 12:11 PM)
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More like Kingdoms of Amalur: the MMO.
Gez
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(05-04-2012, 12:11 PM)
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It does look very generic. With so many games going F2P there is no excuse for monthly fees in this day and age. 'Server costs' and 'paying New content' is not a excuse for P2P MMO's.

Originally Posted by fanboi

The first picture is NSFW.

Doesn't look like a cock or pussy to me lol. Some mind you have haha.
Last edited by Gez; 05-04-2012 at 12:14 PM.
mysteriousmage09
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(05-04-2012, 12:12 PM)
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That 4th pic....Dear fucking God Hero Engine sucks so bad at rendering hair. Look at that shit!
NBtoaster
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(05-04-2012, 12:13 PM)
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It's heavily stylized, but I can still make out Spider Daedra, Storm Atronachs, Clanfear and an Ayleid Ruin. Though I doubt other people will :p
BosSin
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(05-04-2012, 12:13 PM)
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No thanks
Htown
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(05-04-2012, 12:13 PM)
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They've screwed this up in every way that it's possible to screw this up.
Jako
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(05-04-2012, 12:14 PM)
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I'm not sure, it looks pretty unoriginal, it's like they were trying to make a "realistic" version of WoW, with poor art.
Zel3
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(05-04-2012, 12:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by NBtoaster

It's heavily stylized, but I can still make out Spider Daedra, Storm Atronachs, Clanfear and an Ayleid Ruin. Though I doubt other people will :p

They all look 'cartoonish'. A side effect of the hero engine i assume.
HuntTheMusic
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(05-04-2012, 12:14 PM)
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Screenshot six of the CVG shots appears to have a guy in a Daedric helmet and thats the only Elder Scrolls related item I could see. At first I thought they were a really early leak but reading they started this in 2007 makes me think this is it.

Bad times.
Sblargh
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(05-04-2012, 12:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by HuntTheMusic

CVG have 11 screenshots up

Looks very generic IMO. F2p in a year.

My girlfriend said it looks like final fantasy. Real story.
Spookie
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(05-04-2012, 12:15 PM)
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It doesn't look very good does it? :/
mysteriousmage09
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(05-04-2012, 12:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by HuntTheMusic

Screenshot six of the CVG shots appears to have a guy in a Daedric helmet and thats the only Elder Scrolls related item I could see. At first I thought they were a really early leak but reading they started this in 2007 makes me think this is it.

Bad times.

Scans did show what appeared to be Ordinator armor. But still way too few good things to counter to the mountain of shit.
Grampasso
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(05-04-2012, 12:16 PM)
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WTFisthisshit.gif :(
Aguirre
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(05-04-2012, 12:21 PM)
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looks too divorced from previous ES games to be an ES game.

i dont know, i suppose art direction doesn't mean the game will be shit, just look shit.
megalowho
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(05-04-2012, 12:27 PM)
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So many disappointing details in that article write up. Screenshots doing nothing for me. As others are saying, it walks and talks like a textbook fantasy MMO conceived around 2007, pre Skyrim and pre genre fatigue. No thanks, ZeniMax Online.
Guerrillas in the Mist
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(05-04-2012, 12:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by NBtoaster

It's heavily stylized, but I can still make out Spider Daedra, Storm Atronachs, Clanfear and an Ayleid Ruin. Though I doubt other people will :p

Good to see I wasn't the only one to recognise the clanfear.
PsychoWARD23
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(05-04-2012, 12:37 PM)
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Honestly, it doesn't look terrible, it just doesn't remind me of ES. However, Swtor ran like shit for me, even at default settings. So yeah, Hero Engine sucks.
Cromat
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(05-04-2012, 12:39 PM)
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Elder Scrolls should be like Diablo, with a quality single player campaign and a seperate, addictive multiplayer.

Full MMOs are almost always the same... That way it's just another MMORPG. Third person? Wtf
ScreenSplitter
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(05-04-2012, 12:41 PM)
Wow, someone turned the saturation up to max...
Herla
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(05-04-2012, 12:44 PM)
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The mention of DAoC made me curious, then I read "100 vs 100" and I laughed.
TucoBenedictoPacifico
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(05-04-2012, 12:46 PM)
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I wasn't even remotely interested in this, but after reading some details, if they actually make a decent DAOC-like out of it I could be pleasantly surprised.
Three factions is already a good start.
RPGCrazied
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(05-04-2012, 12:46 PM)
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Why does everyone want this to be first person? Even in offline elderscrolls games I like 3rd person, hell all of my games that I play I want them in 3rd person. First person games give me a headache.

I'm not defending the game, cause it looks so average, but just saying.
The_Squirrel_Menace
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(05-04-2012, 12:46 PM)
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Whaa... tt.? Why all the good RPG franchises gets the "MMO" treatment? last week S.T.A.L.K.E.R. now this. Make it stop. Please!

*pissed off*
Kinyou
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(05-04-2012, 12:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by HuntTheMusic

CVG have 11 screenshots up

Looks very generic IMO. F2p in a year.

Doesn't really capture the look of Elder Scrolls; Then again, I'm not certain if ES even has a certain look
Kem0sabe
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(05-04-2012, 12:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by TucoBenedictoPacifico

I wasn't even remotely interested in this, but after reading some details, if they actually make a decent DAOC-like out of it I could be pleasantly surprised.
Three factions is already a good start.

Your assuming this piece of crap engine can manage pvp of the scope of DAOC.

The old republic couldnt manage 20 vs 20 in the same area without slowing down to a crawl. The engine is limited and there´s little they can do about it.
mclem
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(05-04-2012, 01:03 PM)

Originally Posted by Ledsen

To be fair, that didn't *craft* the entire continent, it just randomly generated areas around your current location themed to your current region.

I think the only crafted regions were the 18 main dungeons and Imperial City?
fluffydelusions
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(05-04-2012, 01:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by The_Squirrel_Menace

Whaa... tt.? Why all the good RPG franchises gets the "MMO" treatment? last week S.T.A.L.K.E.R. now this. Make it stop. Please!

*pissed off*

Probably because they can get more money off an MMO. With a regular SP game, you just pay once and done. With MMO you can get money from subscription, in game purchases, all kinds of stuff. Well that is the why I see it anyway.
darkwing
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(05-04-2012, 01:12 PM)
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combat is not real time? so it's turn based?
Jako
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(05-04-2012, 01:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by darkwing

combat is not real time? so it's turn based?

No, it means it will be just like WoW, ToR and every MMO ever created: you get your target, press a button and the skill hits or misses based on your stats.
Durante
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(05-04-2012, 01:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by fluffydelusions

Probably because they can get more money off an MMO. With a regular SP game, you just pay once and done. With MMO you can get money from subscription, in game purchases, all kinds of stuff. Well that is the why I see it anyway.

That assumes that people will buy this POS and keep paying for it. We can see how well that worked out for EA's 200 million project.

It's just sad how none of these MMOs tries to be the least bit different. With the Elder Scrolls lineage, they could have gone for first person, an UO like skill progression system and Skyrim-like (subdued, with realistic lighting) graphics. Instead we get WoW clone #182.
AdmiralSnackbar
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(05-04-2012, 01:26 PM)
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-"Recreateing the freedom Elder Scrolls players expect within the World of Warcraft-style mechanics Zenimax Online is using for this MMO would be impossible without changing the way that players interact with the world."
-As such, the game uses a hubless design

Why would you describe your game like that. The next big MMO is going to be the one that reinvents the genre, not the one that does it almost as well.

Also if you showed me those screen shots I would have guessed Kingdom of Amalur, and hero engine means that it will also remind people of SWtOR. Nothing about this so far seems like elder scrolls.
whyman
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(05-04-2012, 01:29 PM)
I think it looks better than any other MMO out there. Thank god for not being a cartoon style like the rest of them...

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