Posted Mon, Mar 20, 2006 by Ethec
Miss the good ol' days of corpse runs?
Coyote, a writer for the EQ2 - TenTonHammer site does, and he presents a pretty compelling argument.
Death is a unique, and rarely covered aspect of the game. Unlike tradeskills, raiding, etc.. while some people may be happy with it, and some may not, it effects us all. Coyote examines death in MMO's and as a bonus uses the word "poo."
Death has forsaken us - and too few seem to mind.
Gone are the days of corpse or shard runs. No more do we have to stalk invisible and naked through countless foes in hopes of retrieving our bodies and gear quickly enough to avoid another death. And while the massive body that makes up the player base of our world doesn't seem to mind in the least...
Read Coyote's take on death in Norrath at EQ2 - TenTonHammer!