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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 #27
Sun, 27 Aug 2006 06:48:00 GMT [download/play]



Topics this week:
 
  DAoC
  Eve Online
  EverQuest
  Final Fantasy XI
  Guild Wars
  Lineage II
  LotRO
  PotBS
  Ultima Online
  Shadowrun Online
  SWG
  Vanguard
  WoW
 
VirginWorlds is a weekly news podcast covering Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games such as World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Guild Wars, City of Heroes, Eve Online, Vanguard, and many many more. The main site can be found at http://www.VirginWorlds.com

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Episode 27 Discussion Thread

'A slight disagreement' by Lucifus
Submitted on 2006-08-28 08:36:23 CST
Archlord PvP...

Any game that allows you to use real world cash to get a serious advantage agianst other players will never live up to any sort of real PvP. PvP should be about skill, not loot or wallet size. This is the biggest thing that hurts World of Warcraft currently, it's not about skill, it's about who has the highest powered purples.

This is where I think that Warhammer will Excell, from my understanding there won't be any semblance of a loot system, as players level their characters are upgraded...this will put skill over loot and make Warhammer shine as the true PvP game of all upcoming MMOs.

Great show Brent.



'good point' by Brent
Submitted on 2006-08-28 08:48:25 CST
You know what Lucifus, I totally spaced that PlayPlus idea when I talked about this. You make a good point. I wouldn't say I exactly gave Archlord raving positive predictions on its PvP but I did indicate that it might be decent. You have reminded me that it is going to be ... ah, I shouldn't say that hear... fill in words to describe garbage.

Thanks for the note, you're right on.



'Dito' by vcn3wb05
Submitted on 2006-08-28 14:58:39 CST
I also agree with you guys. I don't think that having the biggest wallet should mean you rule in a game; it just doesn't make sense.

Also, Brent, do you still feel the same about Lineage 3 as you did in the podcast?



'L3' by Brent
Submitted on 2006-08-28 20:32:25 CST
I don't feel much about L3 since all I know is that NCSoft said "it is in the works and will be announced in 2007." That is unless there is some news today that I haven't seen yet...


'Always a reliable show' by JDoink
Submitted on 2006-08-29 08:41:02 CST
Heyo! I just wanted to say that Brent your show is probably the podcast I look foreward to the most at the start of my week. I just recently got and Ipod and have been going podcast crazy, its like a freakin drug haha. Anyway I always notice the great music you have in your program and I was wondering if there was anyway to get a list of what you play, or something of the sort. If not, no worries. I have dl'ed all your podcasts and have enjoyed every one of them. Oh and a quick question, I was wondering what is your favorite MMORPG of all time. Keep up the good work brotha man!


'To JDoink' by Brent
Submitted on 2006-08-30 00:36:12 CST
Thanks for the kind words. I'm so glad you're enjoying the world of podcasting!

I've considered listing some of the music and will try to do so at some point. Plenty of it is from MMO games, some is downloaded from podsafe music sites, some was made by me and others jsut get added in some times... shame on me.