I recently found this “ Top 10 Problems with MMO’s” topic shared by GMTristan.com. This IGN article talks about the factors in MMOs that persistently annoys its players and takes the genre away from potential users.
Either you love them or hate them, here’s my take on the ten plagues of MMOs that should be avoided by the gaming industry in the future, after the jump…
Elves are inevitable. Even the Star Trek Online has its own half-breed or hybrid elven form character no other than Mr. Spocks. Banning elves from MMos is racism!
Gold farmers, hackers, and bots (run by humans) are the ones severely hurting the MMO industry. These shirtless scumbags must be castrated to prevent them from diluting the gene pool of the human race.
You’d think twice if you think that the world of MMO is safe for your children when they are left home alone by themselves after reading this bizarre article headlined “Proof Paedophiles are using HOME”. Totally disgusting indeed!
7. No Consequences
I’ve been dreaming of an MMO that can give an exclusive quest for each player which could trigger an event that affec
Are adult MMO gamers the new couch potato? According to the report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, they find links between video gaming and health issues in older demographics aged 35 years old and above.
The author of the said article, Dr. James B Weaver III, has hypothesized that adults who choose to have sedentary lifestyle which is just play the addicting video games are the ones vulnerable to risky health issues, such as higher BMI and poor mental-health days.
They find out that the average of these adult video-game addicts are overweight, low extroversion, and often depressed. These factors make them sacrifice real-world physical activities in exchange of secluded lifestyle. They also compared the time spent of these adult gaming enthusiasts versus the non-players in the internet through online gaming and online game support, apparently this is also in connection with adults in massive online games, days and night non-stop grinding.
They are quoted as saying that further research among adults will be conducted to on how use digital opportunities more effectively to promote health and prevent disease
Atlantica Online is a 3D MMORPG is acclaimed for its innovative turn-based battle system and its integration with community features. Ever since its release last October 2008, it received a lot of rave reviews from their counless players and have been receiving a lot of awards from the gaming media. This innovative game requires gamers to think a little instead of just mashing buttons. If you are a die-hard fan of the traditional turn-based RPGs like the Final Fantasy (not the MMO version), you’ll right away immerse yourself in the witty gameplay and exploring real world scenaries mixed with mythological and fantasy elements. Read on the continuation after the short break – also check out Atlantika Online screenshots and HD trailer video!
To give you a quick idea about the jobs, at the start of your quest you can choose a career for your main character from 7 classes such as Swordsman, Spearman, Archer, Gunner, Artilleryman ,Shaman and Monk, then as you progress in your quest, you can recruit more characters with a brand new career to join you in all of your adventures! That’s not all, you can even upgrade each of your men to a ladder-like levels. Like