Big pet peeve with MMO PVE combat...

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  1. Jester

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    I hate the "bunch of stupid mobs standing around alone that are apparently blind until you get real close" mechanic that every MMO I've played uses.
     
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    I agree, but at the same time, the game kind of has to have that mechanic :o


    but when you're killing say 3 people in WoW and there's another cluster 20 yards away, and they're technically watching you murder their friends or whatever...

    but imagine trying to quest solo and you aggro 15 people...


    :o

    it's about balance
     
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    I have many many problems with Darkfall pve, but one thing they did well was having the aggro range realistic... If the mob can see you, it will agro (for the most part).
     
  4. Jester

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    Maybe it would be cool if the mobs were weaker and didn't drop as much but you could slaughter like 10-15 at a time and feel like a total badass :noes:
     
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    pve is for fairies.
     
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    go play diablo? Not a MMO technically, but the only game I can think of that comes close to that. Like an above poster said, having them come after you if they have LOS of you would make things very difficult in game. That is of course unless the distance you or the mob can see if very short sighted.
     
  7. Jester

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    lol you're playing a fucking MMO

    there is no possible way that can be badass unless you are a total pussy in the rest of your life :o

    games are for fun. Different people play different ones in different ways for different reasons.
     
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    I don't really know what the answer is... but you'd think there would be a better one than what is out there now :dunno:
     
  9. Jester

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    Also, it would be cool if the combat was less transparent... meaning, it just looks like I'm doing math when I'm fighting something and calculating attrition instead of fighting something

    Any of them do this? I haven't played very many... just WoW, AoC, Vanguard, LOTRO, and Guild Wars
     
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    welcome to diablo 2
     

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