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Global chat handles

PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2005 9:26 am
by Cryn
Not sure if anyone from pryd is playing CoV other than me and Haarewin. If you are playing, might be nice to swap global chat handles. These are chat names that can be used to speak from anywhere to anywhere (including across servers) and will find you on any alt.

My global handle is @Sheriff Fatman

PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2005 11:51 am
by Satyn
I had it in my hands in the shop yesterday, is it a good game?

PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2005 3:46 pm
by Cryn
I was kinda surprised to find how much I am enjoying it.

You can customise the way you look a lot, and although I never thought that would be important to me, I really like the way it makes more individualism between people.

The gameplay is partly story-driven, partly leveling and partly missions. There's a bit of trophy collecting (though they call them badges) and a bit of character progression, although it isn't complex. The gameplay is what I have found most surprising. I'm enjoying it much more than I expected.

In a way, anyone coming from Prydwen will have one fairly big issue to address, which is community. This isn't so much a CoV thing as it is an "any MMORPG outside prydwen" thing. We're used to having a lot of friends and a low barrier to forming groups, but everywhere I've gone other than pryd (including SWG, WoW, other DAoC servers) seems like there are far fewer ties between people.

Being in an active guild (called Supergroups in CoV) would probably get around that. I'm not in a big SG, but I've made a couple of steady friends in game so I now group with them when I'm on. Would be nice to be part of something bigger, but it's not worth me sorting it out because I go away for nearly a month at the end of this week.

All in all I'd say give it a go, but maybe do it as part of a group with Thand and a few others. Plus you might be careful when designing your costume. Don't want any young lads falling off their seats.

PostPosted: Sun Dec 11, 2005 5:47 pm
by Haarewin
my global handle is @Polaire (logged in an alt before my main so i'm stuck with it. OLOL!!!)

PostPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2005 11:33 am
by Geralt
Are you playing in EU or US? If EU i might logon again, my global handle is @atom-g if i'm not mistaken.

PostPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2005 1:15 pm
by Satyn
will read up on it and might give it a try.

PostPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2005 7:40 pm
by Cryn
Geralt wrote:Are you playing in EU or US? If EU i might logon again, my global handle is @atom-g if i'm not mistaken.


Haare is on Union (EU) and I am on Defiant (EU)

PostPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2005 8:12 pm
by Haarewin
acc closed until next weds :(

PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2005 12:50 pm
by Geralt
acc open only till next monday :) Playing both EQ2 and DAOC US is quite time consuming.

PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2005 6:58 pm
by naic
Just started playing CoV on Union, Natural Stalker named Echelon Prime, which also is my global handle. :)