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dewayne26
05-20-2008, 10:06 PM
I just wanted to know who plans on buying both. I've Already preordered both of them...

Arcesious
05-20-2008, 10:32 PM
I'd get Mass effect if I could... But I don't have a 360 and my parents have a certain 'biased' view about M-rated games... Including Halo... :lol: Age of Conan isn't my type of game though.

SpaceAlex
05-20-2008, 10:54 PM
I'd get Mass effect if I could... But I don't have a 360 and my parents have a certain 'biased' view about M-rated games... Including Halo... :lol: Age of Conan isn't my type of game though.

There's a PC version on the way. :p And about your parents: maybe they're in need of some education about how ridicules ERSB ratings are (no blood - T, blood - M, boobs - AO). Maybe then they will reconsider. :D

Just remember: ME = KOTOR with blood.

Serpentine Cougar
05-21-2008, 12:44 AM
Age of Conan might be cool, but I'm a bit biased against MMOs. Mass Effect is a must-buy.

@Arcesious: Not sure if this would help or not, but this site (http://www.ccgr.org/) has game reviews that include stuff about "appropriateness" - violence and all the rest. In any case, it could give your parents a better idea of what's in the game than just the ESRB rating.

EDIT: Fixed URL. They updated their site, and it changed some URLs apparently.

mur'phon
05-21-2008, 08:16 AM
I'll probably get AoC, if only to make my over patriotic friends stop naging me. The copy protection have turned me away from ME though.

Alex: From what I know, Arcs parrents suffer from moral-paranoia, so I'm afraid your "education" will only strenghten their resolve.

Miltiades
05-21-2008, 08:55 AM
I never buy MMO's (except GW, if you can call that an MMO), but Mass Effect I will buy as soon as possible. But I am following Age of Conan's progress... I'm curious if this is going to be a WoW-killer, and more importantly, if it's success will influence Dreamfall: Chapters (which is also being developed by Funcom). :)

mimartin
05-21-2008, 10:31 AM
I have Mass Effect for the 360 and I will buy Mass Effect for the PC. It is my favorite game and I cannot wait to try out the new squad controls. The copyright protection worries me, but not enough to prevent me from buying Mass Effect.

Just remember: ME = KOTOR with blood. Little bit more than that. Some language and sexual content, but nothing anyone has not seen or heard on prime time network television programs. I preordered this for my 13-year-old cousin before I knew the extent of its content on the 360. Since it had a Mature rating I gave it to his father instead, after he played it he gave it to his son. Personally, I see nothing wrong with a parent allowing their child to play Mass Effect, but it will depend on the maturity level of the child and what the parent feels is appropriate.

Age of Conan = MMOs=No Thanks.

dewayne26
05-21-2008, 12:49 PM
I never buy MMO's (except GW, if you can call that an MMO), but Mass Effect I will buy as soon as possible. But I am following Age of Conan's progress... I'm curious if this is going to be a WoW-killer, and more importantly, if it's success will influence Dreamfall: Chapters (which is also being developed by Funcom). :)

i have the origin gw and the first expanison somewhere around here. i quit playing cause i kept getting rubber banded. and to got to boring

jonathan7
05-21-2008, 02:15 PM
Age of Conan = MMOs=No Thanks.

QFT

My problem with MMO's is they generally have a monthly paid prescription, and while I may like to play say Galaxies, I refuse to have to pay monthly for it.

Mass Effect is a truly awesome game, and I can't wait to have it on PC with all the added content :D

Ctrl Alt Del
05-21-2008, 05:35 PM
I'd get Mass effect if I could... But I don't have a 360 and my parents have a certain 'biased' view about M-rated games... Including Halo... :lol: Age of Conan isn't my type of game though.
Not that it would help if you liked MMOs. AoC is much, much more graphical and "verbal" than ME. Erotic too.

I already have ME for 360, so, if I get it, it'll probably take some time to do it. As far AoC, I'm not much interested on MMOs, but I've read some very enthusiastic previews. Who knows, I might end up getting a copy.

RedHawke
05-22-2008, 03:26 AM
My problem with MMO's is they generally have a monthly paid prescription, and while I may like to play say Galaxies, I refuse to have to pay monthly for it.
I used to think as you do, but if you figure in the added cost of maintinance and additional content the pay per month factor becomes more reasonable.

Corinthian
05-22-2008, 06:14 AM
Why are these in the same thread? A Fantasy MMORPG and a Sci-Fi Action RPG?

Miltiades
05-22-2008, 08:35 AM
Why are these in the same thread? A Fantasy MMORPG and a Sci-Fi Action RPG?
I guess because both are released at about the same time.

I used to think as you do, but if you figure in the added cost of maintinance and additional content the pay per month factor becomes more reasonable.
I acknowledge the work that goes into maintaining an MMO, but it won't convince me to buy one, that's for sure. My limit at spending one game is 50 bucks.

Arcesious
05-22-2008, 10:10 AM
@Arcesious: Not sure if this would help or not, but this site has game reviews that include stuff about "appropriateness" - violence and all the rest. In any case, it could give your parents a better idea of what's in the game than just the ESRB rating.

The link gives me a 404 not found error... :(

dewayne26
05-23-2008, 08:47 AM
man...first time any game i have preorder or order was out stock before it was even released.

mimartin
05-23-2008, 02:57 PM
man...first time any game i have preorder or order was out stock before it was even released.
Which game was out of stock, Age of Conan or Mass Effect?

dewayne26
05-23-2008, 03:07 PM
Age of Conan

RedHawke
05-24-2008, 03:01 AM
I acknowledge the work that goes into maintaining an MMO, but it won't convince me to buy one, that's for sure. My limit at spending one game is 50 bucks.
Again I used to think that way... but that isn't the case with a MMO.

Also you aren't "buying one" you are susbcribing to one... like a magazine or newspaper.

Miltiades
05-24-2008, 08:52 AM
Again I used to think that way... but that isn't the case with a MMO.

Also you aren't "buying one" you are susbcribing to one... like a magazine or newspaper.
I don't like subscribing to magazines or newspapers either. :) I guess if you are into MMO's and like them, you are willing to pay for it. I'm not.

swphreak
05-24-2008, 09:31 AM
I already have Mass Effect, and really have no interest in Age of Conan. Especially since I'm already forking over a monthly payment for another MMO.

I'll probably play a trial when it comes out. Just to see what all the fuss was about.

Pho3nix
05-24-2008, 09:34 AM
If I have the money I'll definitely get Mass Effect for PC.

dewayne26
05-24-2008, 12:43 PM
just a friendly note if you want order AoC don't do it thru Amazon. i'll be witing until June 11-17 2008 for my copyy I would cancel but I used my gift card they gave me for the delay. I used to get 10 bucks off AoC:P you know i was mad when i got the delay email this morning. but the more i thought bout i think it a blessing:) i have more time for ME:)

RedHawke
05-25-2008, 03:43 AM
I don't like subscribing to magazines or newspapers either. :) I guess if you are into MMO's and like them, you are willing to pay for it. I'm not.
Fair enough.

Serpentine Cougar
05-26-2008, 01:38 AM
The link gives me a 404 not found error... :(

Sorry, they must have changed something after I posted. New link. (http://www.ccgr.org/) Just go to "reviews" or "search".