I am curious to see as to what the fan base wishes to see in this upcoming, epic, Elder Scrolls-themed MMO.
You can say anything, from hoarding sweetrolls, to player housing, to being able to purchase mounts that are able to be kept in city-side stables.
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I'll go ahead and say what I want:
1. No fast travelling.
Such an addition to the game would wreck it.
*Goes into Cyrodiil.*
*Massive Nordic army warps in*
I don't know if they have specified it yet, but I am seeing them put in travel systems such as boat travel, silt striders, carriages, and other such stuff. It would also be cool to have gondoliers in the game, so you could be able to tour cities with canals and stuff in it. *Cough* *cough* Vivec *couch*
2. Permanent game experience.
I know that sounds a bit weird, but I'm not referring to skills points, I'm referring to the game itself.
Take World of Warcraft for example. If you look at vanilla, and look at the current expansion, Mists of Pandaria, you notice a huge content jump.
Over the years, quests have been sliced away, piece by piece. Entire storylines are missing, just to make way for the new content.
I would like for all of the vanilla ESO story to remain, but when they add additions, to let the original stuff stay. You know about the whole expansion deal with the previous games, it adds content, and takes nothing major away from the game.
I truly hope the whole taking-away-story-from-the-game deal doesn't happen.
3. Player-run cities.
Oh yes indeed. This takes abit of inspiration from Star Wars Galaxies. Although I haven't really ever played the thing, there was one interesting aspect in it, and you guessed it (I think)! Player citites!
In addition to capital cities and regional industrial centers, the players were able to make a sandbox world. They could go out, buy land, and commission a city to be constructed. As long as they had funding to keep the buildings from falling apart, the city could exist. Also, any player could come in and build a home there. They were allowed to do things like any civilian would be able to do, like voting for the mayor, going down to the cantina, have some fun at the theatre, and being allowed to buy a ticket to have them flown off world. It was an incredible thing that sadly, most MMOs dont have.
At any rate, if we aren't allowed to make our own villages, I hope we can at least take one over or possibly construct guild halls in cities. I would like something in the game to make me feel like an actual Tamrielic citizen. To make me feel like I've left a mark in the world.
4. All the lycanthropic races to be added.
Not going to say much here, I just hope the Weresharks and Wereboars appear in this game.
5. All the breeds of Khajiit to appear.
There are tons of breeds of Khajiit. Some are very cat-like, some are very similar to men, some are buff, some are weak. I just hope theyre all featured. Even if you're not promted to choose a breed, there could be a slider added to make how human you want to look, or at least look like the different breeds. Idk. I wonder what they will do about this.
6. For Boethia to actually appear as a man.
Idk about you, but I cant take Mr. Hips very seriously when he is in his form with breasts.
7. No Elder Trolls.
Good God. Some of the supposed Elder Scrolls "fans" scare me. They say they're a fan of the series, and they always shit on the older games, which is confusing, and rather tends to grind my balls, because when you say you're a fan of the series, that tends to mean you like most of the games released (if not all). And then there will probably be fans of the older games colliding with the pissant Skyrim fanboys (Don't get me wrong, its a fine game, and I'm not insulting you, Mr. or Mrs. (or perhaps even Ms.) Reader)
Also, all the damn thieves and athletic characters, well, not even that. Heres a scenario that is popping into my head constantly:
*I walk into town**Sees people jumping on top of barrels and rocks in order to move around."
*Sees people hoarding the mines, not allowing other players to extract ore from the precious veins*
*Players monopolize the game, and steal all of the respawning items (like bread, sweetrolls, and potions) and have them sold at auction houses, because the players can't get to them fast enough*
*Sees players pickpocketing everything*
*Sees players T-bagging everything*
I could go on and on but, you get the idea (I hope).
That about sums it up.
If you read this whole thing, contact me or leave a comment, I'll give you a sweetroll.