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See some of the upcoming Cryptic Studios Dungeons & Dragons game in action with the latest video of the game. Neverwinter sounds like an interesting experiment in design concepts. Straddling the line between traditional online action/RPG and MMO, the game is attempting to bring the Dungeons & Dragons experience into a new generation of PC gaming. Set about 100 years after the Neverwinter Nights games, Neverwinter presents a brand new city and its environs to explore. At launch, players will have a choice between five different character classes (Cleric, Fighter, Ranger, Rogue, Wizard), but more classes are planned for release later on. While some traditional MMO features, like an auction house, will show up, the game follows a basically linear campaign story.The trailer reveals an inviting visual style that remains close to the fantasy aesthetic established in the pen-and-paper RPG. We'll be excited to see how Neverwinter comes together in the upcoming months.
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Looks cool so far, I'm hoping it comes out for consoles too since I doubt my computer would be good enough to run it, I also hope they add monks in as well.
I've been waiting for someone to pull off a good linear MMO
I remember the first Balder's Gate. Blew my mind. If this can capture my imagination even remotely like that did, I'll be happy.
So his is an MMO? As in I would have to pay every month to keep playing? I might pass, even if it looks pretty darn cool.
hrmm, so many good rpg games on my radar. Still, I suppose I could make room for one more.
Sounds pretty interesting with the MMO aspects. I think i may have my fill with this type of game after skyrim, dragon's dogma, dark souls, and kingdoms of amalur though.
I love me some Neverwinter. Will keep an eye on this.
Hmmm, I can't handle another fantasy MMO so I'll wait for more info before I'm sold.
The less it actually ends up being like an MMO, the more attention I'll give it, heh..
With the exception of that blue dragon, none of this does anything more than scream been there, done that.
No more mmo's with no substance other than running around i one giant spasm of newbierama with little kids spending their parents money.
What happened to the writers, and a story lines that interest & entertain the customer?
No more money pit games please!
MMO needs to die! I miss the days of standalone servers