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A Peep at Warhammer Online

20 Jul

Props to Fred at MMO Explorer (at least thats where I found it) for unearthing this look at Warhammer Online.   While it looks like this will definitely be one of the new “polished” generation of MMOs to arrive on the scene, I still am struck by how amazingly familiar it all looks.

Of course, making entertaining and engaging games is like comedy, its a game of millimeters.  Small adjustments can make the difference between tedium and rabid game addition.  From what I can see, it certainly looks like Warhammer will continue the trend of improving the genre without redefining it.

Take a look and see what you think so far.

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Posted by on July 20, 2007 in Warhammer Online

 

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4 responses to “A Peep at Warhammer Online

  1. Fred

    July 20, 2007 at 11:19 am

    I agree that it looks amazingly similar to WoW. I hope that the storyline, gameplay mechanics and community set it apart. However, I am concerned that the WoW community (which I feel is very immature) will just be moving over to WAR.

     
  2. Fred

    July 20, 2007 at 11:20 am

    Also,

    I forgot to mention that I cannot take credit for taking this footage. I found it on youtube.

     
  3. syncaine

    July 20, 2007 at 12:44 pm

    One reason WAR looks so similar to WoW is because Blizzard ‘borrowed’ a lot of the style and feel of the Warhammer world when they made Warcraft.

    Hopefully WAR won’t be as ‘friendly’ as WoW, and actually have some edge to it’s PvP.

     
  4. tipa

    July 20, 2007 at 9:40 pm

    Oh, look. WoW!

    /trash

     

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