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Vanguard: Preview @ Worthplaying

by Dhruin, 2006-07-14 23:15:00
Sigil's Vanguard has been <a href="http://www.worthplaying.com/article.php?sid=35448" target="_blank">previewed</a> at Worthplaying:<blockquote><em>For the last two years at E3, Sigil has gone out of their way to pontificate about the current crop of MMOs being too easy, and damnit, hardcore is where it's at a  retrieve your corpse uphill in the snow, both ways stuff. Vanguard: Saga of Heroes was going to be the title for that hardcore crowd.<br><br>When Sigil told me this year that they were backing off from needing two sets of armor a  one to fight with, the other to reclaim your corpse with a  and level-losing death penalties, I was thrilled. Finally, someone there "gets it." Now, don't get me wrong; death penalties should hurt and not be so light that it's just a quick ride back to your bind point, but taking up to 10 hours to get your body back after a mistake is horrendous game design. I've suffered through enough lengthy corpse runs in EverQuest to last me until I die for real.</em></blockquote>

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SP/MP: Massive
Setting: Fantasy
Platform: PC
Release: Released