Death in Hyboria

Death is only the begining...

Death is only the begining...

The death penalty is a hotly debated topic in every MMORPG and Age of Conan Hyborian Adventures is no different. This week Martuk takes a look at some of the death penalties for past MMORPGs and examines their uses and what kind of impact the death penalty might have on Age of Conan.

The death penalty mechanic for an MMORPG like Age of Conan Hyborian Adventures can be a heavily debated topic for anyone familiar with the genre. The past incarnations of this mechanic have varied from a harsh penalty to virtually non-existent, but though some consider this mechanic tedious and boring, it serves a purpose and inspires players to learn from their mistakes and strive to avoid the sting of death by thinking their actions through and playing smart.

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Stacy "Martuk" Jones was a long-time news editor and community manager for many of our previous game sites, such as Age of Conan. Stacy has since moved on to become a masked super hero, battling demons in another dimension.

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