MMORPG?

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Jul 23, 2010

MMORPG? by FireGrey at 12:30 PM (4,493 Views / 0 Likes) 35 replies

  1. FireGrey
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    Since the 3DS will have 2.4GHz Wi-fi and 2GB cards...
    Does that meen we will be seeing MMORPGs on the 3DS!?
     


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    It is highly possible since the DS has one MMORPG that I know about (Phantasy Star Zero)
     
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    It could be possible. I mean I wouldn't say something on the scale of World of Warcraft or whatever but it could happen. I mean the iPod Touch/iPhone got a MMORPG, so I don't see why this can't. Well, I don't know if the iPhone MMORPG is actually any good in terms of gameplay, connection strength, etc.

    It'd be an interesting concept though.
     
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    ^ There is more than one mmorpg for the iPhone...
    The connection strength is good enough [​IMG]
    Gameplay is pretty simple though, tap enemy/walk to enemy press attack button.
    Gain loot, level up.. Assign skills, tap skill, tap enemy/press attack button, kill monster, get loot, level up...
    Etc..
    We have yet to see a good mmorpg on the iPhone [​IMG]

    I don't personally think there will be any good mmorpgs for the 3DS...
    It just doesn't work with consoles :/
    But, if they manage to make a working, (and fun) mmorpg, I'll buy that for sure [​IMG]
     
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    MMORPG's work well on consoles....
     
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    We have yet to see a good MMORPG, period.
     
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    Well looking at Pokemon Black and White it looks as if Pokemon on the 3DS will be a MMORPG.
    I really want Runescape to be on the 3DS...
     
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    Surely that's only a MORPG?
     
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    Even if they do do it what are the chances of it being decent?
     
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    Yeah yeah -.-
    I meant handheld consoles *sigh*
     
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    Oh please give it up.

    It's bound to be possible especially with the new online feature of the 3DS it's possible we could see some MMORPGs, My suggestion is that Nintendo will make a Fire Emblem MMORPG, well an MMO with a familiarity of FE. Pokemon MMO could never come out since it's always been about the portable single player experience, (though that hasn't stopped fan projects)
     
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    Well people can still dream of a Pokemon MMORPG.
    And who knows, after some MMORPGs on the 3DS Pokemon might join in [​IMG]
     
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    Uhmm, isn't pokemon also about trading them with other people and stuff ?
    seems kinda multiplayer to me, interaction with other players online in battles and stuff
     
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    A main problem is cost combined with upgrades. Will there be a way to save expansions to the game world and updates/fixes? Could take up a lot of space, and then that leaves it open to tampering depending on how much is stored and calculated client-side. They could take runescape's approach and do everything server-side (even streaming the world/area map/data to you in chunks), but that'd cost a lot more bandwidth, I don't think they could make up those costs by just the initial sale price of the carts, so would there be a fee to play online, and would people pay it?
     
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    No, Pokemon is more based around the single player experience. Gotta catch 'em all. You could do that by trading, but the primary method of "catching them all" would be to catch them on your own. Lately it has gotten more multiplayer based but about 10 or so % of the game is multiplayer. I don't even go online on Pokemon yet I still find it fun.
     
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    Actually no single game can catch them all (without cheats), you HAVE to trade to do that. Hell for generation 4 nintendo made a global trade station where you can trade around the country over wifi so you can get the trading and multiplayer battle stuff without having to play locally. That's MMO-ish.
     
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    Still Pokemon would make a terrible MMO. The only player interaction is trading or versus. MMOs are meant to be both PvE (player vs. environment) and PvP (player vs. player). If anything a game would be PvE only with no PvP, but PvP is usually pretty shallow without an accompanying PvE. Pokemon would just be wandering around and getting people wanting to battle you. Catching Pokemon in groups would be incredibly boring unless they radical alter Pokemon's gameplay (in which case it'd just be another shitty Pokemon spin-off). Pokemon as it is would make a terrible MMO PvE experience. It's much better as a single player game with the PvP interactions, not as a full-fledged MMO.

    And quite honestly, I wouldn't want to be in the same virtual room for five seconds with a bunch of raging Pokemon fanboys.
     
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    Maybe if you're a pedo you would. XD Lots of teeny girls play pokemon.

    EDIT: Also animal crossing. Hm...
     
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    Animal Crossing would be pretty darn hectic, and there wouldn't be much to do...


    Pokemon MMO's sound strange, though. You could have wild battles, followed by trainers... But it would have to be real time or it would just be to slow.

    Eh, I just want 3D.
     
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    Pokemon will always be good as a single player game. I would like to see an option to be able to battle random trainers with out the need to look for someone in a chat room and swap friendcodes. maybe even have somesort of score based system that matched you up with trainers with a simular score.
     

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