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36. Re: Lord British Announces Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues Mar 8, 2013, 14:00 Creston
 
Bhruic wrote on Mar 8, 2013, 13:53:
Creston wrote on Mar 8, 2013, 11:43:
Also, this is a multiplayer game. I guess RG wants to see if he can mimic EA.

Pass. Nobody wants a fucking multiplayer rpg, Garriot. Well, I guess the SimCity crowd might.

Really? BG 1&2, considered by many to be among the best RPGs of all time had multiplayer.

Did you ever try them? I mean, seriously? It was so broken as to be laughable. My buddy and I had planned to play all of BG2 in coop, even created characters that would work well together and cover several necessary areas.

We never even managed to get out of the first dungeon without de-synching.

Having multiplayer in an RPG isn't an automatic bad thing unless it's mandatory multiplayer. Since you can play this single player and offline, that's not the case here, so I'm not sure why this would be a negative.

He is banking on his fame from having made Ultima on funding this. He even flatout says "I can't call it Ultima, because EA owns that, but I'm basically making another Ultima."

None of the Ultimas were multiplayer, and I'm pretty sure none of the Ultima fans who want another Ultima want multiplayer in their Ultima.

Because that would make it Ultima Online.

Creston
 
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