Reasons to like Firefall

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#1 Posted by lockwoodx (2531 posts) -

1. It's made by ex-blizzard (who worked on WoW) and dynamix (who worked on tribes) employees and you can see the quality in the site and videos.
2. It's going to be a FREE 2 play mmo.
3. Dave Wick who was a founding Legend of the Five Rings creator and lead writer is the lead class designer for Firefall.

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#2 Posted by Warfare (1683 posts) -

The look reminds me of Borderlands.  

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#3 Posted by lockwoodx (2531 posts) -

It's very Blizzardesque and tribesy.

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#4 Posted by Rapid (1592 posts) -

Let's hope they are smart with the in-game payment system.

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#5 Posted by RobotHamster (4250 posts) -

Free is the keyword...

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#6 Posted by MasterOfPenguins_Zell (2120 posts) -

It looks interesting. Though it's not hard for me to be interested in an MMO.

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#7 Posted by jakob187 (22932 posts) -
@Rapid said:
" Let's hope they are smart with the in-game payment system. "
...if that's what they mean by "free to play".  Remember that Guild Wars is also free to play, but that's "buy the game and there's no subscription fee".  That's the way I would think something like this would be, because seriously...that game is looking too good to be a microtransaction-based "F2P" game.
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#8 Edited by Rapid (1592 posts) -
@RobotHamster:@jakob187 said:

" @Rapid said:

" Let's hope they are smart with the in-game payment system. "
...if that's what they mean by "free to play".  Remember that Guild Wars is also free to play, but that's "buy the game and there's no subscription fee".  That's the way I would think something like this would be, because seriously...that game is looking too good to be a microtransaction-based "F2P" game. "
This is what I meant, I don't want to see a micro-transaction , like especially you have to pay $$ for special weapons, or more ability upgrades after level caps
I've played some mircotransaction F2P game before it totally ruin this type of game.  If they go the guild wars route I think that would be fine but then we would probably have to pay for expansions and what not?
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#9 Posted by lockwoodx (2531 posts) -

I would not mind paying for expansions if the core game itself is free to play without game unbalancing items in the store people can just buy.

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#10 Posted by Davvyk (787 posts) -

Gotta say this looks great. I've been dieing for a good shooter mmo since planetside.

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#11 Posted by Jackel2072 (2510 posts) -

Hey im excited to at least try the damn thing. though im not digging the 3rd person shit. im going to assume you can toggle on the fly between them.

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#12 Posted by SlasherMan (1723 posts) -
@Buzzkill said:
3. Dave Wick who was a founding Legend of the Five Rings creator and lead writer is the lead class designer for Firefall.
Am I the only one that misread that name at first glance? XD
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#13 Edited by GanjaFirefall (3 posts) -

@Rapid: @jakob187

Red 5 studios , will not be selling ANY kind of weapon or anything that will give you an advantage in game.

But how will red 5 studios earn money then ?: They are going to be selling EXP boost , unique skins for your character and stuff like that , They wont be selling ANY weapon or anything that gives you an advantage.

Its going to be a skill based game not a pay to win game.

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#14 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6117 posts) -

Well, it keeps those pesky viruses...ohhh. Riiiight.

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#15 Posted by Andorski (5481 posts) -

4. Everytime I see the word "Firefall" I read it as "Firefly" and then I get a warm, tingly sensation.

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#16 Posted by Cwaff (1317 posts) -

I heard they have quite the booth.

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#17 Posted by GanjaFirefall (3 posts) -

Sign up @ www.firefallthegame.com for closed beta. The first beta wave have been send out . Each player who recieved an invite was able to invite 1 other friend. The 2nd beta wave is going to be send out soon!

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#18 Edited by Hitchenson (4708 posts) -

That's weird, my magazine did a 50 Reasons to Like Firefall feature in the latest issue. I reckon I could like me some Firefall.

Also, I'm not the only one who reads Firefly every time, am I? I think I just want to believe something new can come from Firefly.

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#19 Posted by Rapid (1592 posts) -

@Hitchenson said:

Also, I'm not the only one who reads Firefly every time, am I? I think I just want to believe something new can come from Firefly.

Me too lol

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#20 Edited by Hector (3547 posts) -

@RobotHamster said:

Free is the keyword...

Definitely!

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#21 Posted by Grummz (5 posts) -

We've been updating the GiantBomb Firefall Wiki slowly

http://www.giantbomb.com/firefall/61-32580/

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#22 Posted by ze_ro (182 posts) -

I'm interested.

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#23 Posted by Skooky (484 posts) -
@Buzzkill said:
Dave Wick
I read this as Dick Wave.
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#24 Posted by project343 (2895 posts) -
@Davvyk
Gotta say this looks great. I've been dieing for a good shooter mmo since planetside.
Global Agenda. And it's on Steam. :P

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