Just another Korean grind game but..

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#1 Posted by Army4God (54 posts) -

with interesting combat. Soon as the novelty of combat wears off, around level 20 or so, it is quickly realized just how much of a grind this game is.

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#2 Posted by AlmityGuitarist (150 posts) -

If it's only interesting for 20 levels, why would you call it interesting?

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#3 Posted by Army4God (54 posts) -

If it's only interesting for 20 levels, why would you call it interesting?

AlmityGuitarist
Because combat is interesting until the player gets used to it. Then it becomes just another element of the game. The meat of any MMO's is not the combat, it's the content. In the content area Tera is extremely lacking and the content that does exist is boring. So as I said, soon as the interesting part of combat wears off, the game fails. If they had put as much time into the actual meat of the game as they put in the combat this game could have been a really good one.
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#4 Posted by blueness (1838 posts) -

I must admit, I was really enthusiastic for this game, and was absolutely enthralled for about a week or two (you can see my other posts in this forum giving my initial feedback). But having hit around level 30, I really did get quite bored, and found myself less enthusiastic to log in. Shame really, as the graphics were awesome, the fighting was fun certainly, and this game does have one of the nicest communities around. Alas, the lack of decent lore/story and grind were making it hard for me to enjoy it.

I will pop back in a couple of months I think certainly, and see how things are going, but for now I've gotten everything from Tera that I'm going to get.

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#5 Posted by IshikawaS9 (25 posts) -

Yes I nearly quit a few times, but Im glad Im sticking with it. Theres alotta other stuff to do besides solo quest grinding. For example dueling, which is something Im focusing on as I level up (a lil addicted to this^^), is where I see the true combat at, not just grinding mobs. I also love forming a lil PvP party and go around ambushing random partys fighting BAMs haha. Speaking of BAMs, some take a ton of skill to fight even with a full party, like those friggin Nagas! Im playin a Slayer at the moment and I suspect the more agile classes are a bit more fun to play then simple tanks.

The key is simply not to spend all your time solo quest grinding, that **** gets lame if you do it for more then a few hours. Theres other stuff to do man, spread your wings a bit ^^

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#6 Posted by Seventk (57 posts) -

Your speaking of a grind at 20?  Level 1-45 is easy mode.  Wait till you hit the 46- ~53 range.  I don't know of honestly any MMO that has fun and exciting quests, they are all the same with killing and delivering items.  You can't reinvent the wheel.  If you get board with questing, do the instances and get gear.  The game is more enjoyable with a solid 5man group of friends do to leveling excelleration and gear grinding.

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#7 Posted by Army4God (54 posts) -

Your speaking of a grind at 20?  Level 1-45 is easy mode.  Wait till you hit the 46- ~53 range.  I don't know of honestly any MMO that has fun and exciting quests, they are all the same with killing and delivering items.  You can't reinvent the wheel.  If you get board with questing, do the instances and get gear.  The game is more enjoyable with a solid 5man group of friends do to leveling excelleration and gear grinding.

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Grind does not always mean "hard" it can also mean boring. That is what Tera becomes, boring. Saying the game is more enjoyable with a solid 5 man group could go with any MMO. This company basically released a combat system and put generic MMO parts around it. People play games that are fun and the server populations show that many aren't having fun with Tera.
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#9 Posted by kemosabe-tbc (1326 posts) -

 I don't know of honestly any MMO that has fun and exciting quests, they are all the same with killing and delivering items.  You can't reinvent the wheel.

Seventk

TSW

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#11 Posted by stev69 (149 posts) -

[QUOTE="Seventk"]

 I don't know of honestly any MMO that has fun and exciting quests, they are all the same with killing and delivering items.  You can't reinvent the wheel.

kemosabe-tbc

TSW

Try playing DDO one day if you have the chance it doesn't have the generic bs quests at all. Played tera felt like a clone of Aion, both are crap, great visuals crap dull gameplay, and combat is as usual to slow.