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2 years 3 months ago #2117931

Anyone interested in Black Desert Online?

 

It looks like both SiN and DDH will be playing this -- I saw it a while back and it looked cool -- reminded me of a Guild Wars 2 mixed with ArcheAge (without the trade packs and sea warfare, etc.).

I'm hesitant because there are no healing classes in the game, which I feel detracts from both PvP and PvE, since there is no X factor keeping a small group alive while it wrecks people -- instead everyone has to rely on their own healing abilities.

That being said, it still looks decent -- the graphics look great, the combat system looks pretty good. There is open world PvP, and it looks like large sieges, etc.

 

I think Rel beta or alpha or something tested this game a while back -- but I never heard his thoughts on it.

Pros:

  • Buy then free-to-play -- hopefully the cash shop isn't stupid.
  • Cool graphics.
  • It's a game and we're all probably bored.
  • Cheap? If you want a 1 day head start, it's $30, 2 days is $50, 4 days is $100 -- plus you get some other items. Not sure what the final price will be once head start is over.

Cons:

  • It costs money and could suck.
  • No healers.
  • I haven't played it so I don't really know.

 

I haven't put a lot of time into checking out everything about the game yet, so if someone else has some input to help me, or anyone else make a decision -- feel free to chime in.

For more information: https://www.blackdesertonline.com/

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2 years 3 months ago #2117932

I'm down to try it. I did play it during one of the beta weekends and it didn't suck. I didn't play it long enough to determine if its good or not. I wont buy the 4 day head start, but I'll play it when its released.

2 years 3 months ago #2117934

Cool. I can't decide if I'll buy in early or not -- I'll probably ask Shrike what everyone he knows is doing. I'm bored, need something to play. All I do lately is login AA, pay for houses, logout.

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2 years 3 months ago #2117936

So, after posting, I decided just to buy the $30 pack, I'll be at work all day the first 2 days and start my vacation on the 2nd. All I've been doing is going back and forth between diablo3 and poe and being bored with each one after a few weeks. Hoping it will be good.

2 years 3 months ago #2117937

It looks decent enough. I'll probably buy into the $100 pack, just because I like to start way ahead of people. Plus I'm going to have a few hours of learning everything about the game.

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2 years 3 months ago #2117938

I'd love to check it out, but I just made a major move and my gaming pc didn't come with me. Let me know if this project works out and when my computer arrives I might join you. GL and have fun guys.