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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 #34
Thu, 12 Oct 2006 06:50:00 GMT [download/play]



Top Ten List - Part 1: In this special mid-week edition, Brent and Brenden sum up the top 10 MMOs of the past ten years.  Brace yourself, sit down, bite down hard on a piece of wood, do whatever it takes to steady yourself, because here it comes.

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, and many many more. The main site can be found at http://www.VirginWorlds.com


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Episode 34 Discussion Thread

'Good show.' by kain
Submitted on 2006-10-12 09:09:20 CST
The math and science worked. Ryan was not the only one jumping for the rifle with the DnL comment.

As for WoW the raiding is bad. Don't do it. I did and quit after almost 3 full tier sets before I woke up and stopped playing all together.



'Another awsome show.' by Azzurri
Submitted on 2006-10-12 12:41:08 CST
I use to play WoW, and was a pretty hardcore raider, untill I pretty mucg got borded and burned out. Level 1-60 were great fun, becaseu it was at your pace. Then once you hit 60 it become a Rep, and faction grind, along with a gear grind. And you only grind rep and PvP faction for the EPIC gear. They hid the grind very well friom 1-60, but now it's like you have to play like a robot if you want to compete with other in PvP or anything else. It almost forces you to raid, if you want to be equal in terms of gear and stuff. It's almost like clock work you log on raid for 4 hours and then might pvp a little if it isn't to lat, which it most likley is anyways, and then you repeat that for 4 or 5 other days.

It just lost it's luster, it's the same old thing over and over. This is why i loved SWG PRE-CU, you didn't have to raid, or grind. You were free to do what you want with out being on for hours on hours to accomplish anything. I just wish mroe games would take this in to consideration. This is why so many MMO's are just plain boring, and can't hold my atention now a days.



'SWG' by kain
Submitted on 2006-10-12 14:35:41 CST
Hmm will SWG be split into two MMos? I think preCu deserves a spot in the top 5.


'WoW' by zoal
Submitted on 2006-10-12 18:52:23 CST
Think the rating on WoW was a little harsh (I would have to put it into the top 5...maybe as high as 3rd)
Ppl look at the subscription base and tend to be super critical (tall poppy syndrome). If the player base was only 100 000 you guys would falling over yourselves praising it :)

I do agree however with the ridiculous bit torrent patch system they have going...what on earth are they thinking!



'Awesome Show, Brent.' by vcn3wb05
Submitted on 2006-10-12 22:27:51 CST
Just wanted to send some love about the show -- it was very entertaining. I was sitting in my quiet work environment and laughed out loud many-a-time. I do sort of disagree on WOW's placement, but it's not that big of a deal. Also, I loved the sarcastic comments at the end after the bottom 5 were discussed... frickin hilarious. Anyway, great show and keep the coming!


'WoW at 7' by Brent
Submitted on 2006-10-12 23:23:54 CST
After Brenden and I completed our 'scientific' examination, World of Warcraft's placement was the only eyebrow raiser in the bunch, so I hear what you're saying on that, but, hey, we aren't willing to dispute the science...


'Music' by Shawn
Submitted on 2006-10-16 10:39:16 CST
I love the way you keep the show's theme almost hidden within the music throughout the episode. The Final Countdown, Take 5...very clever :) I've noticed you've been doing this alot lately. And great show as always!