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    Free MMORPG :: 56k non-compliant

    http://www.planeshift.it

    From the screenshots this looks quite a fun looking game. Anyone fancy having a dabble on this over the weekend ?

    ...oh it is free btw
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    neat intro

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
    "The second you aren't paying attention to the tool you're using, it will take your fingers from you. It does not know sympathy." |
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    I WISH I had time for this stuff again

    life keeps getting in the way.

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
    "The second you aren't paying attention to the tool you're using, it will take your fingers from you. It does not know sympathy." |
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    looks good. Those trees are 3d textures....ie planar in different....err....planes. And out of focus up close to blur. Clever



    I know nothing of it, but the interface looks pretty good

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    Aye - it does look great and is free so no monthly charge

    I've remoted into home and now its downloading on my system ready for install when I get home either tonight or tomorrow.

    I know people like something for nothing so I thought I'd share this as I found it on the free software bible that is sourceforge

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    It look's pretty interesting, may try it sometime over the weekend. The one problem with these sorts of games is picking a decent name!
    "Well, there was your Uncle Tiberius who died wrapped in cabbage leaves but we assumed that was a freak accident."

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike_w
    The one problem with these sorts of games is picking a decent name!
    Same here thats why I use random name generators such as the following ;

    http://www.insectdissection.com/save-curtis/swname/



    For the people who do not want to use the online form the formula for doing the name is as follows ;

    How to determine your "Star Wars" name:

    For your new first name:

    1. Take the first 3 letters of your 1st name and add
    2. the first 2 letters of your last name

    For your new last name:

    3. Then take the first 2 letters of your Mom's maiden name and add
    4. the first 3 letters of the city you were born

    How to determine your Star Wars honorific name and title:

    1. take the last three letters of your last name and reverse them.
    2. add the name of the first car you drove/owned
    3. insert the word "of"
    4. tack on the name of the last medication you took.
    Last edited by Lee H; 22-10-2004 at 11:37 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WildmonkeyUK
    Same here thats why I use random name generators such as the following ;

    http://www.insectdissection.com/save-curtis/swname/

    Ah, brilliant! If only they built some kind of random name generators into games, it would make life so much easier!
    "Well, there was your Uncle Tiberius who died wrapped in cabbage leaves but we assumed that was a freak accident."

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    oh PLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAASSE


    the name is all the fun....

    Besides...use your Hexus name.

    I have only been three things on line ever.

    Cuppasoup
    Zak (with or without 33) and extended to Zacharias
    and Matron Malice

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    Same here Zak33 - I use WildmonkeyUK or my other Alias which is corpse-maker

    I'll edit the topic now and make it 56k warning as the images are quite big and modems will just die a death waiting for the 010101010101's to come down the line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WildmonkeyUK
    Same here thats why I use random name generators such as the following ;

    http://www.insectdissection.com/save-curtis/swname/



    For the people who do not want to use the online form the formula for doing the name is as follows ;

    That's awesome!

    Thesp Mubol
    Sihgolf of Trazodone Hydrochloride


    Will give the game a chance run when I get a spare couple of hours. Seriously busy at the moment

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    ooooh - just checked the game and look at the following ;

    Support for nearly all platform: Windows (XP, 2000, ME, 98), Linux, Macintosh.
    Support of Direct3D, DirectX, Glide, OpenGL, software rendering (if you don't have an hardware accelerator)
    Easy interaction with other players through messages and chat
    Drag-n-drop objects between world and inventory
    A character generation system
    12 races with unique traits for the creation of your character
    Unlimited professions through skill system
    Original magic system with six Ways of magic
    Hundreds of spells!
    Huge world to explore
    Great number of quests to test your wit and skill
    Monsters and NPCs with good AI to produce events in the game
    A world that evolves also without player interaction
    Create your house or castle
    Politics and economy
    OpenGL support as well as linux and mac versions - now thats cross compatability

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    I will definately have to try this out, I love the idea of a free mmorpg, thats a great thing indeed.
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    Hmmm, after reading through all the stuff, it seems that it is still in a very early stage of development - no monsters, nothing outside the city, no combat, etc. Should be a lot better once all of those features are put in though.
    "Well, there was your Uncle Tiberius who died wrapped in cabbage leaves but we assumed that was a freak accident."

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    aagh sorry double post
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    yup, very early stage. all you can do ischat to other people and collect crystals, and buy weapons you cant use.
    Ive beeen playing it since I saw thisthread and now have41 rubbys and 2 emeralds, = 61 in credits. Cheapest item is 500, and they go upto 10000....

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