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The Secret World

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http://www.thesecretworld.com/gameplay

Anyone read much about this? Sounds like an interesting new MMO - set in 'modern day' times, artwork and concept looks interesting.
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Re: The Secret World

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Think Benn has had a beta invite for this, I am really interested in it, something about it appeals to me - currently watching the 30 min GDC video as below

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Re: The Secret World

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It does look pretty cool but strikes me as the kind of game that will be dull once you've explored it all.

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Re: The Secret World

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I think it strikes me as a cross beween Shenmue and Silent Hill, nice to see an MMO of sorts with a modern day setting. I'll probably give it a go to plug the gap until GW2, if I get any time away from D3 that is!
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Re: The Secret World

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I am really interested in this game, but am a little worried about their pricing. Will wait an see..

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Re: The Secret World

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Hi!

Done several beta rounds for this one.

There are no classes in this game. The xp you earn is invested in the skill you want to use abilities from.
(blades, hammers, fists, pistols, shotguns, assault rifles, chaos magic, blood magic, elemental magic).
Your action bar can only hold a handful of active abilities and a handfull of self buffs so you usually swap these around to suit your current role (heal, DPS, CC, Tank, AoE etc).
You carry two items in your hands which allow you to use 2 skills at the same time.

My first test char used elemental's lightning and Blood's healing.
My latest uses Fist's melee and healing. Haven't decided on a second skill yet, maybe chaos for ranged damage.

You won't be running back and forth to one specific quest HUB. Your quest log can only have ehm... 3 or so quests. When the quest is finished, you use your mobile phone to contact your faction.
Quests are spread out across each area; you'll find them in the weirdest places while exploring. Loads of cinematics with voice acting (not only in the starter area like they did with AoC)
Each quest consists of several tiers (chapters).
There are different types of quests: Story (the main faction storyline that guides you through the world),
Action, (kill stuff, kill stronger stuff, kill bossy stuff)
Item (bring this somewhere and oh no it's an ambush),
Investigation (Puzzles and searching the area for clues. Very challenging the first time. Runes on walls, crows in the sky etc. I couldn't figure it all out so skipped some stuff),
Sabotage (sneak around and destroy stuff or get blown up. Think camera's, IR sensors, explosives),
group/dungeon (your basic instance stuff),
and PvP (faction vs faction vs faction).

I could add screenies but i'm supposed to be working right now.
And i'm lazy.

And you're probably wondering who the hell i am haha :D

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Re: The Secret World

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but, is it any good?
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Re: The Secret World

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Fatalist wrote:but, is it any good?
Umm... Tried/beta'd too many MMO's in the past and don't want to judge just yet.
But I really like it so far and it'll be the first MMO i'll be buying since WoW back in '04!

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Re: The Secret World

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Sounds good. I really fancy it but think I'll probably be stuck to Diablo 3, then GW2 too much!

Also, hi. Are you still in the netherlands?
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Re: The Secret World

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If i still like it after a couple months, i'll let you know ;)

Umm yeah of course i'm still in the Netherlands. No other country will have me :(

Also i lied before - i did buy AoC.

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Re: The Secret World

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Do you still look a bit like the rock?
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Re: The Secret World

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Fatalist wrote:Do you still look a bit like the rock?
LOL what? :lol:

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Re: The Secret World

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Hello Drak ! ltnf :mrgreen:
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Hi Drak!

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