Why PS is gonna rock two years from now.. A thread on a winnable MMO and PS's Future - PlanetSide Universe
PSU Social Facebook Twitter Twitter YouTube Steam TwitchTV
PlanetSide Universe
PSU: 17% Nanite by Volume.
Home Forum Chat Wiki Social AGN PS2 Stats
Notices
Go Back   PlanetSide Universe > PlanetSide Discussions > PlanetSide 1 Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 2002-12-30, 10:08 PM   [Ignore Me] #1
MrVicchio
Contributor
Major General
 
MrVicchio's Avatar
 
Why PS is gonna rock two years from now.. A thread on a winnable MMO and PS's Future


Author Topic: For all those saying, "But you can't win it"
cocob2
Station Member
Registered: Jan 2000 posted 12-26-2002 09:37 PM user search report post
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
One of the main complaints I have been hearing about PS is that you can't "win" it. My answer to that is....
Name me a FPS or an MMORPG that you CAN "win".

You can't "win" CS, UT, MOHAA, or BF1942, yet you still play them.

You can't "win" EQ, UO, DAOC, AC2, or E&B, yet you still play them.

At least in PS, once someone takes your base, you can have the satisfaction of rallying the troops to take it back.

At least in PS, you are paying a fee so that the devs will actively pursue ways of making the game better and thwarting the cheaters.

At least in PS, you won't spend 1 year trying to get to lvl 50 only to have the devs raise the level cap to 60 when you are at lvl 49.

At least in PS, you won't have to spend hours and hours chain pulling mobs to build up exp while you wait for the next big RvR raid to start.

Don't forget, there will NEVER be an MMO game that you CAN "win." If you could win it, what would keep you paying the monthly fee ?

Let the flaming commence

****** SMOKES REPLY< HAVE TO READ THE WHOLE THREAD TO LEARN IT ALL!>****

SmokeJumperPS
Station Admin
Registered: Sep 2001 posted 12-30-2002 04:22 PM user search report post
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
DreadAlpha...that question can't possibly be answered by most folks here because we haven't release all game info yet.
What will you be doing with this game in two years? Well...considering that it's a rare game that keeps players that long, I would consider us a major success if you all are along for the ride in two years...but that being said, I think we'll be able to do a great job of giving you new stuff to shoot for. That's one of the beauties of MMO games. We can listen and grow over time to make our gamers happy. That's fantastic for dev team and gamers alike. We *LIKE* giving you what you want...as long as it doesn't cripple the game in the process.

So...you keep requesting stuff. We'll keep scribbling it down and talking about it. And together, we'll build a game that WILL keep your interest for years to come.

On the otherhand, don't worry too much. We know that the basic stuff we've told you so far will only keep you happy for XX months. We have plans for beyond that, however.

And even if we never grew the game another feature (absolutely not going to happen, but *IF*), then the game would still have more in it than any other FPS ever created, so I think you'll be happy for those "XX months" or so.

Time will tell. Just keep your mind open until release and make your judgement then. That's all I ask.

http://boards.station.sony.com/ubb/p...ML/001080.html
__________________
Back from the internet!
MrVicchio is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 2002-12-30, 10:14 PM   [Ignore Me] #2
Hamma
PSU Admin
 
Hamma's Avatar
 


Sweet post.
__________________

PlanetSide Universe - Administrator / Site Owner - Contact @ PSU
Hamma Time - Evil Ranting Admin - DragonWolves - Commanding Officer
Hamma is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 2002-12-30, 10:52 PM   [Ignore Me] #3
Marsman
Major
 
Marsman's Avatar
 


Indeed. This statement alone give a strong argument to those who balk at a pay to play game. Unlike other games that get released and only when proved significantly "broken", may get patched. You are pretty much on your own at that point. If the game is popular, you "might" see an expansion pack.
With a pay to play, you have the ability of continued support and community attention and a commitment to keep the game worth paying for. Well worth the .25 cents or less per hour it likely to cost you over a month, imo.
Marsman is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply
  PlanetSide Universe > PlanetSide Discussions > PlanetSide 1 Discussion

Bookmarks

Discord

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:23 PM.

Content © 2002-2013, PlanetSide-Universe.com, All rights reserved.
PlanetSide and the SOE logo are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment Inc. © 2004 Sony Online Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.
All other trademarks or tradenames are properties of their respective owners.
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.