I am starting to get worn down by the problems of this ArcheAge head start. If this is what it’s like now, before the game is even open to the non-subscriber public, what will it be like on the 17th when the gates are really open? I am unable to even login this morning which gives me time to write this when I would much rather be checking my crops.
I am new to MMOs so I assumed all the queuing, the authentication errors, failed logins and infinitely looping intro movie were normal for a brand new game. I figured Trion World does Rift and other mmos, so surely they are prepared. I asked seasoned mmo players if 20 minute queues were normal for a paying member at launch and found out they really aren’t. A friend said they were there for Rift’s launch and it was nothing like this.
I paid $50 for this game and the times I can get logged in to play it I feel it’s absolutely worth the money. I have already had $10 worth of fun since last Friday which I hope won’t be ruined when the official launch starts. I’m playing with online friends I really like that I don’t always get to team up with, plus my husband who I work well with in game (and out obviously). There are so many routes a player can take in this game that from what I have heard are unique for an mmo. I am leaning towards the gardening and crafting with a bit of trading.
I am sad that some people rushed to grab land so now many of us who were trying to take it gradually have nowhere to place a house. I have read that some guilds bought land up on purpose to resell or reserve for their guild or something, but as we know, most people are dicks, online doubly so.
I am able to login now, so that’s all I will say, at least until the official release. PS We have a GameLuv guild as of last night “Gameluv dot com”