The MOP Up: Eden Falling brings the turn-based apocalypse (November 5, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some of it gets backlogged. That’s why there’s The MOP Up: a weekly compilation of smaller MMO stories and videos that you won’t want to miss. Seen any good MMO news? Hit us up through our tips line!

Maybe you’ll discover a new game in this space — or be reminded of an old favorite! This week we have stories and videos from MapleStoryWorld of WarcraftRendEverQuest IIDevilianHyper UniverseEden FallingWar ThunderNeverwinterMaster X MasterFinal Fantasy XIRagnarok OnlineDota 2Old School RuneScapeKurtzPel, and Kritika Online, all waiting for you after the break!

New Games and Testing

Patches

  • Old School RuneScape: The devs went into more details about the upcoming Wilderness revamp.
  • Final Fantasy XI: Meet the challenge of a new type of battle content called “Dynamis-Divergence.”
  • Master X Master: A small patch from this past week included hero balance and the ability to play Xero in Ranked Titan Ruins.
  • Neverwinter: Lots of bits ‘n’ pieces from this MMO’s November 1st update, but nothing super-noteworthy.
  • MapleStory: This fall’s Nova update is bringing two brand-new heroes to play!

Events

Odds and Ends

Videos

What the heck is Eden Falling? Find out how this post-apocalyptic game is bringing a tabletop experience to an online RPG:

War Thunder just celebrated its fifth anniversary and has some nice gifts for its loyal players:

Meet the two new Dota 2 heroes, Dark Willow and Pangolier:

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NeoWolf

Eden Falling looks interesting but aging and Permadeath are two massive turn offs. I invest way too much time and effort in my avatars to see them permadeathed every fix minutes or when I accidentally fall too far etc. lol

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Yeah I don’t really think that sounds too awesome to me. Not only permadeath, but aging and dying of old age, so you *are* going to perma-die in the game no matter what. And old age affects your skills as well, I didn’t see how, but I can’t imagine it’s in a positive way.

They have these “Destiny Points” which you can use to avoid death if you have them, but that’s for combat death etc, that’s not for old age. Old age will eventually get you in this game.

I know they say you can train companions to take over for you after, but from what it looks like they only gain part of what your made character had. Your progress is constantly going to be taking several steps back even if you play perfectly.

Maybe they’ll prove my doubts wrong and it will end up amazing. Maybe there are groups of people out there that actually like the sound of aging and permadeath, the whole “realistic” way they’re trying to do a lot of things (other than fate points).

I’ll give it a look when it comes out still and give it a chance. I’m up for something new and different, but it doesn’t sound like the kind of different I’m looking for.

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