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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #580 on: December 15, 2012, 05:05:04 pm »

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #581 on: December 18, 2012, 02:36:11 am »
While not directly CoH-related;

NCsoft set to crush Blizzard - with Bits and Tits.
Who do they think they're fooling? I've added my 150 characters to the comments, bringing up Tabula Rasa, but I'd suggest everyone adding their own two cents as well.

Edit: Aaannnnd that's an article from June. Nevermind!
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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #582 on: December 18, 2012, 02:45:00 am »
Meh. Maybe the sales in Asia will be enough to contend with Diablo, but I don't see them suggesting that it's a WoW-killer.
I wouldn't use the word "replace," but there's no word for "take over for you and make everything better almost immediately," so we just say "replace."

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #583 on: December 18, 2012, 04:25:41 am »
Meh. Maybe the sales in Asia will be enough to contend with Diablo, but I don't see them suggesting that it's a WoW-killer.

You know, given that it is the Korean Times...and they do not much seem to like NCSoft...could this be a case of running the press release and then sitting back and waiting for the inevitable crash?
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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #584 on: December 18, 2012, 07:57:20 am »
While not directly CoH-related;

NCsoft set to crush Blizzard - with Bits and Tits.
Who do they think they're fooling? I've added my 150 characters to the comments, bringing up Tabula Rasa, but I'd suggest everyone adding their own two cents as well.
Err, I should point out the date on that article (unless I'm mistaken it dates back to 06/18).
And yes, for a while it surpassed Diablo 3 back in Korea IIRC.

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #585 on: December 18, 2012, 04:19:06 pm »
Oh, for the luvva... that's what I get for not checking.

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #586 on: December 18, 2012, 04:36:37 pm »
Don't feel bad. I usually check dates, too, but I missed it on this one.
I wouldn't use the word "replace," but there's no word for "take over for you and make everything better almost immediately," so we just say "replace."

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #587 on: December 18, 2012, 05:19:14 pm »
Busy day, so I may have missed someone already posting this.

http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/loadNews/26340/Livestream-QA-with-Matt-Positron-Miller

ASSEMBLE!

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I wouldn't use the word "replace," but there's no word for "take over for you and make everything better almost immediately," so we just say "replace."

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #588 on: December 19, 2012, 12:21:33 am »
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2019337/this-is-how-you-shut-down-your-mmos-servers-for-good-glitchs-graceful-exit.html

A mention for us, and something NC Soft should read.


I was very impressed by this Professor's insight from that article:

When a game shuts down, it can be an emotional blow to players. Dr. Henry Lowood, Curator of History of Science and Technology Collections for Stanford University Libraries, says, "When you have memories, a sense of space, you always have a sense of having been somewhere. You end up with associations with that world. Even though you know they're not real, the associations are real. When those are disrupted—especially in a way that would be catastrophic, when it goes dark—it's like a tidal wave or an earthquake wiping out a town. It's not exactly the same, but emotionally and in terms of memories, it's very similar."

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #589 on: December 20, 2012, 08:49:43 am »
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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #591 on: December 21, 2012, 05:58:38 am »
"The game's thriving forums" (sic) links here. <warm fuzzy>
I wouldn't use the word "replace," but there's no word for "take over for you and make everything better almost immediately," so we just say "replace."

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #592 on: December 21, 2012, 10:16:54 am »
Yeeessss....

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #593 on: December 22, 2012, 11:07:18 pm »
http://www.destructoid.com/remembering-studios-that-closed-in-2012-240928.phtml

A little blurb about the closing of Paragon Studios. I've already informed him of what (so far as we know) happened to the gang, since he mentioned he had no clue what actually happened to the employees of Paragon.

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #594 on: December 23, 2012, 04:53:19 am »
You know, given that it is the Korean Times...and they do not much seem to like NCSoft...could this be a case of running the press release and then sitting back and waiting for the inevitable crash?

As in deliberately choosing all the right words for the wrong reasons?

Classic propaganda/psychological warfare tactic, if so.
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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #596 on: December 30, 2012, 03:30:33 am »
I think I've got to thank YouTube.

I came across this video - and as far as I know, it's the first player created video. Makes me a mite nostalgic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGB8K6TyslU
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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
« Reply #597 on: December 30, 2012, 03:58:20 am »
Oh, -wow-... I remember this video! Memories.

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Re: Call to Action: Thank the media
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