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Host: Brent
VirginWorlds is a weekly news podcast covering Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPGs) such as World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Guild Wars, City of Heroes, Eve Online, Vanguard, Lord of the Rings Online and many many more. The VirginWorlds MMORPG Podcast is the flagship podcast of the VirginWorlds MMO Podcast Collective found at http://www.virginworlds.com

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VirginWorlds Podcast #105
Thu, 21 Feb 2008 07:36:00 GMT [download/play]



Day one of GDC 2008. All about Funcom's Age of Conan and a new kind of very massive game, Warbook.  Enjoy.  Much more to follow.

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Episode 105 Discussion Thread

'Ok, you've convinced me!' by crazykinux
Submitted on 2008-02-21 11:55:05 CST
I just signed-up for the Beta and will actually pre-order the game when it comes out. Very few MMO have gotten me as excited and intrigued as AoC, and you podcast really got me go for it.

Can't wait to login the first time....



'Hey!' by animagnum
Submitted on 2008-02-21 15:38:53 CST
Hi Brent, thank you for the GDC coverage. I'll be at the conference until Friday evening so if I happen to spot you somewhere I'll be sure to say hello in person. Keep up the good work!


'By Crom! reserve the game through Virginworlds' by Shalimar616
Submitted on 2008-02-23 14:56:00 CST
Listen ye dogs,

Reserve a copy of the game using the Amazon link through Virginworlds. Would we sell haga to slayers like you?

This game will teach you curs respect or the total lamentation of your worthless souls!

By the priests of Set and the groins of Pictish dogs, come draw swords with me from the Isle of the Black Ones, to the desolate lands of Khitia!!

I await your arrival

Troynan the Barbarian



'Amazon dot KROM!!!!' by Jonathan
Submitted on 2008-02-23 15:42:12 CST
AoC looks like a complete blast! This was already on my radar, but after hearing all of this, it may take a front seat.

Aye, Troynan the Barbarian...Big J of the Hill People joins your cause!!! :)



'Conan for FPS fans?' by scytale2
Submitted on 2008-02-28 11:46:38 CST
It sounds from your commentary that Conan is going to cater for the "dextrous" crowd, although they did promise that it would be straightforward to play. The idea of "combos" really doesn't interest, because I can't relate "key presses" into "action". What I was hoping was that the game might have something for thinkers, rather than doers? The kind that prefers turn-based to FPS?

SGN interview was interesting. Was the guy the kind of person you'd think might have a Microsoft in 20 years?