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Nickname Lesaonar
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Signed On Apr 20, 2000, 20:12
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News Comments > DAoC Platinum Edition
8. Re: No subject Jun 30, 2004, 00:04 Lesaonar
'Tell me, where is the RvR in EQ?'

There were PvP servers that ran based on either lighty or darkie or neutral (no different than DAoC's RvR in a lot of ways) in EQ. So obviously you thought nothing or had much comprehension past the carebear server you probably played on.

TOA wasn't supposed to change RvR according to Mythic and NF was supposed to assist underdog realms in RvR. Who did it end up benefitting on release? Any form of caster, archer or stealther (not even going to get into the LOS exploits of animists). Who became pretty much obsolete and delegated to running siege? Tanks and tank hybrids. And as for TOA, it's nothing more than evercamp all over again.
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News Comments > DAoC Platinum Edition
4. Re: What;s next? Jun 29, 2004, 19:42 Lesaonar
Or how about let's just call it Dark Age of Camelot : Waste your time edition. Post TOA/NF the game is nothing more than a reworked/rewrapped EQ.

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News Comments > DAoC: New Frontiers Beta
6. Re: Don't bother reactivating... Jun 8, 2004, 17:37 Lesaonar
LOL! This is mythic we're talking about. WTF is balance?

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News Comments > DAoC: New Frontiers Beta
4. Don't bother reactivating... Jun 8, 2004, 14:56 Lesaonar
unless you're an archer or caster. NF is now slanted towards range. Have numerous level 50's in all 3 realms on Pend atm. My 50 warrior is all but useless now except as a blockbot for casters. My Runie, Hunter, Eldy and necro are a completely different story though. No more PK's as well since frontiers is just one huge zone. Bots just sit at the claimed keeps or at the zone in, so doubt this will fix what they were hoping concerning bots being active in RvR.

New RA's aren't all that impressive either for some classes and some completely overpower others. Ayepp, they still know nothing about balance.

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News Comments > On DNF
91. Why in the hell... Jun 7, 2004, 23:09 Lesaonar
does Blue even bother reporting on this vaporware crap. It's obvious the planet earth will be a wasteland before DNF is even remotely done.

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News Comments > Besieger Demo
3. Re: Looks good. Jun 3, 2004, 16:54 Lesaonar
Almost 400k/s from dev site. Don't get much better than that.

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News Comments > EverQuest II Beta Sign-ups
5. No subject May 3, 2004, 14:52 Lesaonar
Got mine in np at 10 on the nose. Having been in their closed betas before, I'm hoping I luck out again.

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News Comments > Time of Defiance Trial
3. Re: No subject Mar 17, 2004, 02:47 Lesaonar
Played it for about an hour or 2. Wasn't at all impressed. EVE was 20x better than this imho as was Earth and Beyond.

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News Comments > New ForceWare Drivers
23. Re: No subject Mar 15, 2004, 15:16 Lesaonar
Ban his racist ass as well... Let's just hope the dumbass never breeds.

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News Comments > Infinium vs. [H] Follow-up
27. Re: How they chose beta testers Feb 20, 2004, 19:21 Lesaonar
Beta started a few months back, or at least that's when they chose the testers. Pretty much stopped frequenting their boards once I found out how testers were chosen.

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News Comments > Infinium vs. [H] Follow-up
25. How they chose beta testers Feb 20, 2004, 17:40 Lesaonar
Rather funny that this came up recently. Having applied for their 1st beta I was shocked that the actual choices were made by what fanboi posted more to their message boards rather than previous hardware/software alpha/beta experience. That alone speaks volumes to me on whether it will be a quaility product...vaporware or not.

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News Comments > DAoC: New Frontiers Announced
39. Re: No subject Feb 19, 2004, 02:11 Lesaonar
'You see, I don't like any of the mmo's out. That puts me in the distinct place of being able to objectionally review them.'

Actually, and not trying to argue with you, but being on either the disliking side or the atypical fanboi side is pretty equal. Neither sid can actually objectively review a game. You dislike it therefore your review is allready tainted because you don't like it.

As for AO? Hell yes, really great game. I still play it on occasion and enjoy my engineer quite a bit and have even when people couldn't stand the class and decided to go with FoTM classes.

-Similar Equipment upgrade schemes

Wrong. Majority of people playing prior to TOA used completely customisable PC gear, not drops.

-Similar approach to gaining powerful items

Similar yes, but name one MMOG out that isn't? Including AO.

-Hitpoints and Mana, as well as exp.

Wrong again, albeit only a differnce between power (daoc) and mana (pretty much every mmog out.

-Auto atack monsters while occasionally preforming special attacks.

Pretty much on the button there, But TOA also added a whole bunch of new 'artifacts, that can add a completely different aspect to the auto atack system.

-The need to kill to gain levels, only path avalable for gaining levels.

And no other MMOG is any different including AO.

-Long downtimes in most cases after battles.

Love to know where you got this one from concerning daoc. Downtime is minimal in the right group. Even moreso now with TOA artifacts.

-Higher level monsters require multipal players to defeat.


-Guilds needed to achieve the most from end game content.

Wrong. There are a lot of people that rely on pickup groups and remain unguilded their entire time from 1-50.

-Minimal character personalization.

True, but who really cares? Do I really need to have a char with buck teeth and spotted hair to be unique? No that comes from playing a class the way you play it and interacting with people.

-Class based level up systems

No different than any other mmog including AO.

-Character Races with the major differences being statistical (Str, agi...)

And this would be a problem because?

-Roleplaying is rare and generaly looked down on, expecialy in combat.

Wrong, and the more you type, the more narrow minded and trollish you seem. RP is alive and well, otherwise there wouldn't be thousands of players playing on the RP servers. Have you even on an RP server? Methinks not just from the pure rubbish of that statement alone.

-Money and time sinks in the form of crafts.

And here's another myth. Crafting is only a money sink if you choose to do nothing but hunt and not use the task system to pay for the craft itself.

-Similar chat systems.

So what? Moot point. Thanks for bringing it up.

-Fantasy themed.

OMG, people play fantasy games? Cower in fear all you AD&D players, you've been wasting your time in a fantasy game for over 30 years.

After reading a majority of your posts here, you sir are nothing but a troll. Majority of your points are invalid when attempting to use them to blanket an entire genre of games, most of which you're not even remotely familiar with it seems.
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News Comments > DAoC: New Frontiers Announced
23. Re: No subject Feb 18, 2004, 19:44 Lesaonar

If I had to choose between this and Final Fantasy XI...
what would YOU choose and why (or should I just wait for Everquest II or re-subscribe to Everquest I)?

thanks in advance"

FFXI is the suck. You can't choose teh server you play on, and unless your friends have been playing long enough to purchase a key to allow you to play on that server you'll be sadly screwed. Add in point and click movement and the inability to solo and you have a shite MMOG.

EQ2 will be a cross between Evercamp 1 and SWG. No need to reup to EQ1 when you can play EQEmu ( and not pay Sony it's tithe.

I left EQ for DAoC 2+ years ago and have no intentions of going back to another SOE game. DAoC is actually a pretty nice game, but you have to understand the endgame is PvP. UXO on the otherhand, I'll end up trying. Wow looks nice, but if their message boards are any indication of the mentality to expect ingame I'll pass. If I wanted to associate with a bunch of 12 yr olds flexing their ePenis, I'd go to the local 'hangout'.

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News Comments > DAoC: New Frontiers Announced
21. Re: No subject Feb 18, 2004, 19:38 Lesaonar
"DAoC is EQ light with RvR. End of story."

Then you've obviously not played the new expansion, Trials of Atlantis. The new expansion is nothing but EQ in a DAoC wrapper.

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News Comments > Consolidation
5. Re: M$ would be stupid and crazy... Feb 2, 2004, 16:31 Lesaonar
Someone call AMD about IBM manufacturing Athlons. They're obviously infringing on intellectual rights. IBM PC's can contain Athlon processors, but IBM does not manufacture them. AMD maintains the facilities for manufacturing Athlon processors.

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News Comments > WoW Beta Sign-ups Begin
31. Hacks/cheats and radar progs. Jan 29, 2004, 20:09 Lesaonar
There's no way in hades they'll stop all exploits, especially radar progs that sniff packets. No MMOG to date has stopped radar progs and WoW isn't going to be any different no matter how great a history Blizzard has on dealing with hacks/cheats.

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News Comments > WoW Beta Sign-ups Begin
13. Re: Registration is down <sigh> Jan 28, 2004, 23:41 Lesaonar
It's up for a week so what's the problem? Big deal if you can't sign up for beta tonight. Hth is that 1 step forward and 2 back? If you didn't expect this to happen then you deserve the aggrivation you caused yourself. The reg page isn't down, there's 500k ppl trying to access it at the same time.

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News Comments > Conan Demo
5. Re: didn't work for me Jan 12, 2004, 12:24 Lesaonar
Same boat as the 1st poster only a GeF 4 Ti 4200 128 MB.

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News Comments > Ships Ahoy: Horizons
22. Worst MMOG to date. Dec 9, 2003, 21:12 Lesaonar
I've beta tested a lot of MMOG's in my time (EQ (and a ton of the addons), AC1 and 2, Eve Online, AO, Earth and Beyond, DAoC (and all ot their addons and freebie packs)) and this has to be the worst MMOG I have ever tested. Crafting is a joke and is nothing 'groundbreaking' as they claimed and leveling had to be the most boring experience I have ever had. Too many companies are expecting the 'WOW' factor to sell their games due to a nice shiny gaming engine that makes everything look 'pretty'. Unfortunately on their hunt for the 'WOW' factor they neglect base gameplay and storyline, something sadly missing from Horizons. If you enjoy mindless hack/slash this is the game for you.

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News Comments > GameSpy, Security, & the DMCA
8. Re: I love this idiocy Nov 12, 2003, 14:28 Lesaonar
Can't say I'm surprised. What once was a great company has now become nothing more than another coporate bully.

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