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Massively Speaking Episode 55
Wed, 27 May 2009 16:30:00 EST [download/play]



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Massively Speaking Episode 55 is back this week as Shawn is joined by new(ish) blogger Lesley Smith. They discuss everything from WoW's newest patch 3.2 announcement to LotRO's Book 8 patch notes. There's also some great discussion on the sad state of mounts and inventory in MMOs these days. Ironically, we predict the delay of Jumpgate Evolution (along with everyone else) just before the news actually broke.

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Episode 55 Discussion Thread

'Mounts... :) ' by Luper
Submitted on 2009-06-12 02:10:44 CST
I would love to see a game where you get off your mount and it stays in the location that you left it.

Vanguard's boat system was similiar to this. A player could leave their boat parked in the harbor for however long they wanted, but it became a HUGE problem when everyone left their boat in the harbo. It made performance slip, not to mention tons of people were in the harbor doing other various tasks.

It's one of those things that sounds great in theory, but when actually placed in the world isn't such a great idea.

I think there has to be some barrier of disbelief when it comes to fantasy MMOs because you can't have everything realisticly work as it does IRL.