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By John Hoskin -

Anyone who reads this column on even a semi-regular basis knows my opinion on games that are designed for the hardcore gamer at the expense of the casual player. One of the companies who is banking on my opinion being a load of dung is Sigil, the team behind Vanguard: Saga of Heroes. Vanguard is aimed dead-straight at the hardcore player. If anyone is going to deliver a big-time, high sales game in that segment of the MMOG market it is likely to be either Sigil or Turbine. I hope they succeed, I'm just not sure that the market is large enough to make it worth their while.
Why bring up this topic again? Simple, I want them to succeed, not only because it means that TenTonHammer.com will continue to have a thriving community at our Vanguard Community Site, but because I'm a hardcore player. We have some exclusive screenshots from Vanguard: Saga of Heroes and an interview with Den Beauvais, Senior Artist at Sigil that are well worth taking five minutes out of your day.
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