I miss this...

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I miss this...

Postby Proto on Wed Mar 19, 2008 4:37 pm

I was listening to a podcast today and it mentioned SWG and it got me thinking about all the cool features that game had oh so long ago. I started to feel all nostalgic (I almost shed a wee tear, so i did). I wish I could go back and hunt some Banthas for some nice hides to make some new armour to put up in my shop :-(

These were the best days of my mmo life so far. I dont expect Warhammer to make me feel the same way, or anything else that's out there on the horizon.

Awww.

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Re: I miss this...

Postby Orakio on Thu Mar 20, 2008 12:11 pm

The SWG life of Tuorn Inganar is still the best book/story/Scenario i've ever had the pleasure to experience.

SWG was glorious and refined, and if people let go of the pure gaming aspect of it, MMO's would be based on this model instead of WoW's.
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Re: I miss this...

Postby Ryn on Sun Mar 30, 2008 12:03 am

Proto wrote:(*worlds smallest violins playing just for me*)

It plays for me too, SWG is the MMO which I always think back upon with fond memories, and yes, it can make me cry at times :roll:

I've actually thought about buying 1 month just to go back, but I fear I will just ruin my perfect view of how it was, afterall they changed the game completely, right?
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Re: I miss this...

Postby Proto on Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:20 pm

Ryn wrote:
Proto wrote:(*worlds smallest violins playing just for me*)

It plays for me too, SWG is the MMO which I always think back upon with fond memories, and yes, it can make me cry at times :roll:

I've actually thought about buying 1 month just to go back, but I fear I will just ruin my perfect view of how it was, afterall they changed the game completely, right?


It depends how far back you played it how much it will have changed (obviously!) but for me it occupies some place that probably doesn't actually exist in reality. It's that warm golden glow of nostalgic memory and it's actually probably nothing like it really was to play at the time!

Crafting system, housing system and the vendor system were three things I loved so much!
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Re: I miss this...

Postby Orakio on Mon Mar 31, 2008 6:30 pm

The people made the content really, and that's what a great MMORPG should be like
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Re: I miss this...

Postby Goozo on Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:37 pm

Still have the odd thought about it. Found one of the old newsletters from Sony Station about SWG in my email inbox the other day during a clearout. It went on about the introduction of vehicles: good times.

NGE: bad times.

Was a blast whilst it lasted.
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Re: I miss this...

Postby Gaera on Wed Feb 11, 2009 2:45 pm

Almost every time when I start playing a new MMO I think back to SWG and think:
Hmm nope this isn't as great as when I started playing SWG. Usually I end up cancelling my account for that MMO at some point.

SWG was great untill NGE screwed things over, but oh well we all know that sad story.
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Re: I miss this...

Postby Mythinite on Thu Feb 12, 2009 12:09 am

Nothing like a bit of nostalgia to make you feel bad about your current MMOs...

I admit I never did play SWG but from what I've gathered it is not that far off from the upcoming Darkfall. Player communities and cities, clan warfare, skills and spells progress with use instead of levels, all gear craftable, PvP... Naval battle. ;)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darkfall - The bits about development history, races and attributes is sorta irrelevant but do yourself a favor and read about skills, PvP, stealth and so on.
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Re: I miss this...

Postby Haki (HK-157) on Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:19 am

Two years I will never get back but also a time I will never forget. Good times, tough times, rewarding times which is odd for me to say as it is only a game.

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