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# 1 STO vs Star Wars Galaxies
03-21-2010, 12:41 AM
I never played Star Wars Galaxies, but I read that when it came out it was very sophisticated, and not everyone could become a Jedi. When people left the game in droves they nerfed it so that pretty much everyone was a Jedi.

How does this game compare?
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# 2
03-21-2010, 12:43 AM
Scifi vs Fantasy

Can we compare hot fudge vs cold fudge next?
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# 3
03-21-2010, 12:44 AM
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Scifi vs Fantasy

Can we compare hot fudge vs cold fudge next?
Hot fudge ftw...
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# 4
03-21-2010, 12:44 AM
I tried a pre NGE server of SWG and I did not understand it. The game seemed empty, combat did not make any sense and the interface was hard to understand. I was only on it for about a week before I gave up. It probably would have been better if there were some player I could ask for help, but I highly doubt the server had a large population.
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# 5
03-21-2010, 12:49 AM
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I tried a pre NGE server of SWG and I did not understand it. The game seemed empty, combat did not make any sense and the interface was hard to understand. I was only on it for about a week before I gave up. It probably would have been better if there were some player I could ask for help, but I highly doubt the server had a large population.
That did depend on which server.
Because there was so many of them some where rather... unpopulated yes.
Heck they even closed down 12 of them recently. Think it was 12 anyways.
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# 6
03-21-2010, 12:50 AM
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That did depend on which server.
Because there was so many of them some where rather... unpopulated yes.
Heck they even closed down 12 of them recently. Think it was 12 anyways.
I'm not sure what the rules of this forum are on this topic but let's just say that this took place post NGE.
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# 7
03-21-2010, 12:51 AM
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I'm not sure how the rules of this forum are on this topic but let's say that this took place post NGE.
Post NGE?
To most SWG players there is no such thing. :p
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# 8
03-21-2010, 12:52 AM
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Post NGE?
To most SWG players there is no such thing. :p
Well, these players took that to the extreme and were playing pre NGE again.
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# 9
03-21-2010, 12:53 AM
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Post NGE?
To most SWG players there is no such thing. :p
Indeed, SWG doesn't exist post NGE/CU in my mind and a lot of people I know.

It died that day, the BIGGEST failure in Gaming history. When SOE destroyed their diamond mine.
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# 10
03-21-2010, 10:52 AM
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I tried a pre NGE server of SWG and I did not understand it. The game seemed empty, combat did not make any sense and the interface was hard to understand. I was only on it for about a week before I gave up. It probably would have been better if there were some player I could ask for help, but I highly doubt the server had a large population.
Pretty much my initial experience of SWG as well, it's like the game didnt want you to play it and did its best to offer absolutely no guidance. I quit for a while, then came back after the NGE.

Post-NGE was unbelievable. Whilst previously the game wasnt "noob" friendly, after the NGE it was not only difficult to get into but had also alienated the bulk of its player base. I remember a few people i'd met in my previous time with the game who were absolutely livid since the NGE had pretty much made all their previous effort in the game utterly pointless.
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