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Your face, your ass, what's the difference?

At last, Duke Nukem 3D on Xbox Live Arcade. Still one of my favorite shooters, so I gladly plunked down the ten bucks. Going from keyboard to gamepad is really no problem here thankfully. Now we just need that damn sequel.

From The Chatty
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    September 24, 2008 5:21 AM

    repost

    http://www.tillberg.us/warpop

    Warhammer online population statistics (players in guilds only).

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      September 24, 2008 5:28 AM

      Hmmm.....that looks...off.

      Only 150,000 characters in guilds?

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        September 24, 2008 5:51 AM

        Paul Barnett said in a recent interview that WAR pop was currently at about 50% higher than DAOC at its peak and growing. That is 375,000 players. 150/375 = 40%, which is a pretty high decent number of players in guilds. Kind of freakily, it's also the exact proportion tashtego predicted the first time I posted this: http://www.shacknews.com/laryn.x?id=18000094#itemanchor_18000094

        Also I imagine the proportion will increase the longer the game is out and the more organized people get. I only formed a guild with the guys I play with a few hours ago actually.

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          September 24, 2008 5:57 AM

          oh this is only US/Oceanic too. 375k players is what I was thinking it was closer, I am just shocked there are so many people un-guilded.

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            September 24, 2008 6:03 AM

            yeah you're right. The proportion is probably significantly higher in that case. Probably more like 65% guilded.

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            September 24, 2008 6:20 AM

            On Xbox live, do you play with random tards or friends? Same thing in an MMO, do you want to play with random kiddies or friends? If you play with friends you don't really need a guild.

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              September 24, 2008 6:26 AM

              its still beneficial to form a guild. There are lots of cool perks built in to it.

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                September 24, 2008 6:29 AM

                Yeah, guild drama! It almost tops girlfriend drama!

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              September 24, 2008 6:27 AM

              Do you know any information about WAR and how important guilds are? If you level with a set group of friends, why NOT form a guild? Your logic is strangely backwards IMO.

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                September 24, 2008 6:31 AM

                I've never played WAR no, and I was mostly talking about the lower levels. Usually in MMORPGs you don't really need a guild until the final part of the game. In World of Warcraft, I tend to stay unguilded until about L40-50.

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                  September 24, 2008 7:11 AM

                  A Guild in this game is essential.. and since you can PvP, RvR at LVL 1, the sooner you get an orginized team the better. You'll earn more XP,RP and the Guild as a whole will gain lvls faster which unlock Guild Tactics which are very useful in battle.

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                    September 24, 2008 7:53 AM

                    Oh cool, how come you guys are down on it?

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          September 24, 2008 7:27 AM

          Mark Jacobs also said this. Very frank and interesting interview. http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/3793/preparing_for_war_mark_jacobs_on_.php

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        September 24, 2008 8:35 AM

        the cloned servers aren't on that list either, they made have had new additions after cloning that the original servers didn't get. Not many mind you, but still a few more.

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      September 24, 2008 5:44 AM

      Bags not playing Order...

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      September 24, 2008 6:01 AM

      Ratio isn't a big surprise either, Order all look like fag0tz!!! *runs*

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      September 24, 2008 6:11 AM

      Bechafen - Order: 1010, Destruction: 3116, Ratio = 1 : 3.1

      Our Queue times are instant, however there are more destruction players running around order noob zones than order players.

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      September 24, 2008 7:49 AM

      Phoenix Throne FTW!

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      September 24, 2008 7:53 AM

      So you guys play on badlands?

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        September 24, 2008 8:24 AM

        good choice whoever chose it... looks like one of the most balanced servers

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      September 24, 2008 8:03 AM

      I keep reading this as warpoo

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      September 24, 2008 8:09 AM

      holy crap chaos waste is 1:1.5

      More destruction for me to kill.