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World of Warcraft graphics vs. other mmorpg's

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Which do you think has the best graphics?

Total: 54 votes (20 blank votes)

  • World of Warcraft
  • 15 %
  • Guild Wars
  • 33 %
  • Lineage 2
  • 6 %
  • Archlord
  • 0 %
  • I havent played any of the other games.
  • 18 %
  • They all suck.
  • 30 %
August 26, 2007 2:07:41 PM

A friend of mine and I were talking about how the graphics in world of warcraft was garbage. My friend of course disagreed with me, and he was saying that it was better then alot of the other mmorpg's that are out right now such as guild wars, lineage 2, archlord, etc. I definitely think WoW's graphics is the worst out of all these games. I was just wondering what everyone else was thinking. Any and all feedback would be much appreciated. Thanks.
August 26, 2007 4:38:15 PM

The graphics in WoW suck. Lord of the Rings Online has some of, if not the, best graphics of any MMO I have seen. I had a screenshot of Rivendell as my desktop backround (taken with all graphics setting at maximum) and a friend asked me where it was taken, he couldn't tell it wasn't a real picture. Granted he was standing about three feet away at the time...in any case, WoW's graphics suck, I would take EQ1's luclin graphics over WoW and that engine is many years old. At least it doesn't look like a cartoon.
August 27, 2007 2:25:57 AM

WoW graphics, as far as I'm aware, aren't meant to be really graphically demanding, so that way they can have a larger user base that can play the game. It also ties in with the look of warcraft 3 fairly well too, being cartoony.
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August 27, 2007 2:47:26 AM

I used to play Guild wars, but when I tired of it and I switched to WoW, that was the biggest problem I had. The graphics in GW are way better.
August 27, 2007 12:28:49 PM

Yeah thats what I think too. I cant believe people are actually able to play a game with such crappy graphics. Personally I cant play a game with graphics as bad as wow, with todays graphical advances I dont understand how people are able to play such games with mario brothers like graphics.
August 27, 2007 2:25:09 PM

Never played archlord (I think i seen one screenshot, looked sorta like wow) and lineage. I have both GW and WoW, WoW is just terrible in every-way. MSORPG.
August 27, 2007 2:51:15 PM

"wah wah wah WoW's graphics suck wah wah wah!" why do i always see this crap? Septic was pretty damn close to the truth. they made the graphics CARTOONY on purpose. first off, it fits with warcraft 2 and 3's legacy of appearance. second, they're not highly demanding. third, the cartoony style allows them to "live" longer than other games which attempt more photorealism. are you going to want to look at EQ2's or LOTRO's graphics in two more years? i hope not. EQ2 looks bad enough as is, and runs too slow. GW is based off an enhanced 4 year old engine (UE2). GW still looks pretty, but it is going to start failing graphically very soon. it attempts to look photorealistic on only 500-2000 polygons per model still. WoW doesn't chase that ideal. it looks cartoony, and thus cannot be said to be photorealistic and therefore outdated looking. it'll take longer for its graphical appeal to fade. oh, and seriously, if you've never thought WoW could do anything pretty, go camp out in Un'Goro when it's raining, or Tanaris during a sand-storm.
August 27, 2007 5:35:03 PM

I understand what you're saying, cpburns, and know full well why WoW's graphics are what they are. It makes a lot of economical sense to have graphics that range low enough that just about anyone can play the game. And while I really enjoy the quality of the graphics in Guild Wars, and I miss that quality, it is the depth of the gameplay that chose WoW over GW for me. I play games with my wife, and we enjoy meeting people as we wander around the game world, which you can't do in GW, with its instanced environments.

However, I have a fairly high end system, and would love it if the graphics to WoW could be updated to take advantage of this. By no means should they lose the existing low end, and thus alienate users, but if they could raise the high end, that would be fantastic, and that doesn't just mean moving towards photorealistic.

I agree, there is beauty to be found in the game, but it could be so much better, and I'm all for that.
August 27, 2007 6:10:55 PM

cpburns said:
"wah wah wah.


lol, ive got a 46 mage in tanaris and never seen the wondrous sandstorms. I always liked Thunder Bluff, and the outside of IF when you fly towards it.

Arenanet has been improving GW since the beginning with the new chapters (and the expansion), the game now requires SM1.1 and some more pixel shaders or something LOL... you'd be surprised how many players don't have that.. there's alot of intel chip users...
August 27, 2007 6:58:13 PM

I'll take performance over graphics in an MMORPG. My desktop was out last Summer for a while and I picked up WoW to play on my laptop with 200M Xpress graphics.

I have to say - it ran very well; no graphical glitches or stutters at all and looked pretty (if not very) good.

I save my desire for cutting edge graphics for single player games.
August 27, 2007 8:44:18 PM

cutting edge graphics.... DAMN YOU you made me think of my longing for Crysis
August 27, 2007 9:10:44 PM

supageek said:
Yeah thats what I think too. I cant believe people are actually able to play a game with such crappy graphics. Personally I cant play a game with graphics as bad as wow, with todays graphical advances I dont understand how people are able to play such games with mario brothers like graphics.


HAHA... this is the dumbest thing I've heard all week. What the hell are you talking about? I play DS lite games all the time that look 'crappier' than games that were out for the PC 10 years ago, yet I still enjoy them way more than a bunch of 'cutting edge' games on the PC or any other platform today. Graphics DO NOT matter, as long as they do what is required to enjoy the gameplay of a game. If you are look only for visuals, you are in the wrong place, thats what the movie theaters are there for, sadly. Go watch transformers or something you baby.

I played WoW and I played Guildwars... both have their merits but no one will say that Guildwars is over all the better game, unless that monthly fee actually means something to them, which is obviously not really the case if 9 million people are paying it every month. I doubt that Guildwars would have those kind of numbers of players even if it were completely free (ie. given away at the store).

Comparing the carefully thought out world in WoW to mario brothers is probably the smartest thing you said, if unwittingly. Every single object and curve in the world of warcraft landscape is there for a reason, there is barely a virtual square yard that exists that isnt of some tactical or story driven benefit. Mario games are the same, every platform is in that position for a good reason. Compare that with a game like far cry and you start to realize, the game design that went into each is not even comparable. Some games are simply better made than others.
August 27, 2007 10:23:47 PM

I wonder how much money WoW makes every month... lets see 9000000 x however much that monthly fee is......
August 27, 2007 10:26:39 PM

triggersix said:
Compare that with a game like far cry and you start to realize, the game design that went into each is not even comparable. Some games are simply better made than others.

now look, I don't mind people saying that gameplay is the most important thing in a game, but you can't compare farcry and mario, its like saying "which is better, a strawberry, or a steel pole, they are both completely different, and also the fact that everything is in a place for a reason annoys me, its too linear, unlike farcry where the player chooses where to go, and not the game designer
August 27, 2007 10:46:40 PM

spuddyt said:
now look, I don't mind people saying that gameplay is the most important thing in a game, but you can't compare farcry and mario, its like saying "which is better, a strawberry, or a steel pole, they are both completely different, and also the fact that everything is in a place for a reason annoys me, its too linear, unlike farcry where the player chooses where to go, and not the game designer



True, I wasn't really attempting to directly compare the two, just the fact that one has a high level of game design, testing, and thought put into it, while the other is obviously created to look pretty and the level design and layout are an afterthought. A lot of spots in farcry were so rediculously hard because they obviously werent thoroughly play tested that I almost gave up many time, and have several friends who didn't even get half way through the game because it was almost 'broken' in many ways.

Anyway, far cry was just one example of a pretty game that while it does something new and ground breaking in the visuals department, sacrifices a lot in other departments. I think really the player base for a game can be used to prove its worth, not in every case and not for everyone, but generally, if a game is well made and fun to play, it shows in the fan following. Blizzard games generally have a huge fan base because they are expertly made. EA games have a temporary following because they're pretty but they're like ford vehicles, nice to look at when they're new, but they fall apart quickly under scrutiny.
August 27, 2007 11:06:16 PM

spuddyt said:
... and also the fact that everything is in a place for a reason annoys me, its too linear, unlike farcry where the player chooses where to go, and not the game designer



This isn't really true though, yes Mario is linear, but it could never be said WoW was linear, sure you have to complete quests, but you dont HAVE to do anything in WoW. Good level design does not always mean you have to sacrifice freedom, but when you do try for that level of polish, you need to be fairly sure you will get a return on your investment. I suppose thats why games like far cry cant really afford the additional time that would cost, they arent looking at a return on investment of $15x 9,000,000 per month.

Thats why games like HL2 which are fairly rich in both graphics and game play take SOO damn long to make (other than the fact that valve development is shoddy at best). Bioware games are a good example. Both KOTOR and Jade Empires use a similar and annoying way of limiting your freedom in their environment, but to get the level of gameplay they do out of their games, while being able to create both a visually good looking and long enough rpg experience, they have to sacrifice some player freedom. If you compare Baldurs Gate 2 to Kotor, you realize Bioware has had to make a truly open ended game into a game where you are basically led along by the story line. Theyre both great games, but I much prefer BG2 because I can do basically anything with 30 different character classes to Kotors very few options and better graphic feel.
August 29, 2007 11:28:50 AM

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HAHA... this is the dumbest thing I've heard all week. What the hell are you talking about? I play DS lite games all the time that look 'crappier' than games that were out for the PC 10 years ago, yet I still enjoy them way more than a bunch of 'cutting edge' games on the PC or any other platform today. Graphics DO NOT matter, as long as they do what is required to enjoy the gameplay of a game. If you are look only for visuals, you are in the wrong place, thats what the movie theaters are there for, sadly. Go watch transformers or something you baby.


Well everyone has their preferences and reasons for playing a certain game. You for instance may enjoy a game just because of the gameplay, but for myself I'd rather play a game with good graphics that I can look at and saw wow. The only time you'll be saying wow while playing wow is right when you start the game and say WOW this game looks sooo shitty it makes atari games look good. Now just because you enjoy the primitive graphics and gameplay of wow doesnt mean everyone does. Besides read the topic, it says GRAPHICS not gameplay.
August 29, 2007 11:43:24 AM

WoW monthly fees vary from country to country, i believe it's 10c/mth in karkandland, just haft to play and dodge nadespam.

I played bejeweled endlessly on my palm. It was fun, till I broke it.
August 29, 2007 8:50:45 PM

Well everyone has their preferences and reasons for playing a certain game. You for instance may enjoy a game just because of the gameplay, but for myself I'd rather play a game with good graphics that I can look at and saw wow. The only time you'll be saying wow while playing wow is right when you start the game and say WOW this game looks sooo shitty it makes atari games look good. Now just because you enjoy the primitive graphics and gameplay of wow doesnt mean everyone does. Besides read the topic, it says GRAPHICS not gameplay. said:
Well everyone has their preferences and reasons for playing a certain game. You for instance may enjoy a game just because of the gameplay, but for myself I'd rather play a game with good graphics that I can look at and saw wow. The only time you'll be saying wow while playing wow is right when you start the game and say WOW this game looks sooo shitty it makes atari games look good. Now just because you enjoy the primitive graphics and gameplay of wow doesnt mean everyone does. Besides read the topic, it says GRAPHICS not gameplay.


I agree, a lot of people do play games solely based on graphics. Its very similar to those people who will only go to see movies with a lot of explosions and pretty cg. Those people are called teenagers and dumbasses. Sorry, but if you cant appreciate a game becasue its FUN, you're missing the point entirely.
August 30, 2007 4:04:37 PM

Before I got a crappy machine, and I was able to play WOW at low settings. Later I got a dual core and better graphics (still not very good, 7600, and 31 to 70 fps everything max), and with the maxed settings the game does look better, but I am sure it can be improved more. If only Bliz z could make the tree in Nagrand look better :-), or provide some anti-aliasing...

No matter what, I still love WOW, because my friends there. However if they could make some solo able dungeons, that will be even better. Sometimes I enjoy tackle some hard ones alone.


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August 31, 2007 12:31:59 AM

I've never been able to get into an mmo of any sort, it just doesn't seem to attract me as more than a gimmick, I just care about me and me alone
August 31, 2007 9:17:44 AM

Guildwars looks pretty good so does everquest. WOW is FUGLY.
August 31, 2007 2:09:29 PM

triggersix said:
I agree, a lot of people do play games solely based on graphics. Its very similar to those people who will only go to see movies with a lot of explosions and pretty cg. Those people are called teenagers and dumbasses. Sorry, but if you cant appreciate a game becasue its FUN, you're missing the point entirely.


The same could be said about people that play games just because it's popular. Now how would it not be fun if the graphics are really good, it makes you want to play more of it just because looking at the graphics is entertaining enough. You are perhaps what people would call a "fanboy", it clearly shows that you are, calling people dumbasses? Besides what makes a game fun? As for myself if the graphics is not half decent I wont even attempt to try the game. If your definition of fun is playing games with prehistoric graphics thats fine theres no problem there, all I said was that the graphics in WoW is crap thats all.
September 1, 2007 4:00:21 AM

Hmm MMO's never had great graphics in my opinion... but the gameplay (and team play) is where it's at for me... I love doing multi-player raids/quests/anything in general.

I don't play games for graphics, I play for entertainment ^_^

Although I am looking for some graphically "pretty" games to play on my new system... Q6600 with 8800GTS 640.

Anyway, that's my 2cents
September 2, 2007 4:31:43 PM

supageek said:
The same could be said about people that play games just because it's popular. Now how would it not be fun if the graphics are really good, it makes you want to play more of it just because looking at the graphics is entertaining enough. You are perhaps what people would call a "fanboy", it clearly shows that you are, calling people dumbasses? Besides what makes a game fun? As for myself if the graphics is not half decent I wont even attempt to try the game. If your definition of fun is playing games with prehistoric graphics thats fine theres no problem there, all I said was that the graphics in WoW is crap thats all.


In the case of movies, I'd agree with you, popular doesnt necessarily mean good. However, with games that's not usually the case. If you're going to spend weeks or years with a game, its probably REALLY good. I have never spent more than a few hours with a game thats really pretty and yet totally sucks. And believe me, I've played thousands of games, I've got a pretty good idea what makes a good game at this point.

Fanboy? That cuts deep *end sarcasm*. If a game deserves credit, I give it credit, if that means I like blizzard games, I think that means I like good games, not that I'm a fanboy. In fact I dont much like warcraft 2 or 3. I would never have picked up WoW either unless about 10 friends all started during the beta and got me in on it. But none of those decisions were based on graphics, they were based on the back stories of the game and the fact that the mmo genre wasnt attractive to me until I gave it a chance.

September 3, 2007 3:15:59 PM

Dungeons and Dragons Online (DDO) has the best graphics so far in an MMO imho. LOTRO looks very good too but I haven't seen anything beyond screenshots. Guild Wars was also sweet. WoW's graphics suck, but they were meant to be that way. WoW certainly does have the content though. If DDO had anywhere near the content it would be twice the game. Also, both WoW and LOTRO need more active combat engines.
September 4, 2007 2:28:52 AM

wows graphics arent topnotch because it is compatible with mac's...
September 4, 2007 4:18:47 PM

I definitely understand the argument that the graphics for WoW lack the photorealism seen in many other games, but I have to admit that I enjoy the "cartoony" style of WoW's graphics. I am also less concerned about the graphics of a game and more concerned about it's gameplay. I played Ultima Online (worst graphics of any game ever...Diablo made UO's graphics engine look even more abysmal) until a friend of mine offered me a WoW trial and I have to admit, I've been hooked on WoW ever since. While the style of the graphics may not be everyone's cup of tea, they are in their own way gorgeous in my opinion. The landscapes in WoW are breathtaking in many areas, especially flying a gryphon through Elwynn forest or taking a bat ride through Silverpine, not to mention Outland. Besides, with the gameplay elements and wide audience that the graphics engine allows for, I foresee WoW easily outlasting the dinosaur that is Ultima Online (which is still going even after 10 years) which makes the graphical debate a moot point to me, but that's just my two cent's worth...
September 4, 2007 5:10:38 PM

I think the problem some have is that they are trying to apply standards to WoW that it wasn't created to meet. Alot of games are going for high end graphics while WoW was meant to carry forward Warcraft 3 graphics, just enhanced. They are the only ones I can think of with graphics like that. All the others are going for higher end realistic looks.

WoW is cartoonish because it was meant to be. If you want to apply a standard for quality, campare it to other cartoony games. Otherwise its like comparing a Corvette to a bicycle. Both do the same thing but in different ways.

I personally like the graphics in WoW because I appreciate them for what they are and are intended to be. I also was very impressed with Bioshock which graphically is millions of miles away from WoW.
September 5, 2007 5:41:22 PM

Not one single mention of EVE Online? Pretty odd, since it won many awards for Best Graphics in 03 and it still blows most MMORPGs out of the water. I would say EVE once it gets its DX 9.0c (DX10 later) and Black Prophecy will probably be the two prettiest MMOs on the market.

www.eve-online.com
www.blackprophecy.com
September 5, 2007 10:43:38 PM

WoW Does lack the realistic graphics that some of the other games show..but WoW is a great game even if the graphics are a little cartoony..just my opinion..ive been playing WoW ever since it came out and i just havent been able to get into any other games
September 27, 2007 5:44:11 PM

Cartoony Graphics can be so much more though. Look at Team Fortress 2. Those are cartoony, but man are they awesome. I really enjoy the style of WoW's graphics, but I crave an update.

Blizzard needs to revise the engine to raise the polygon count, and make available more effects that are available on today's graphics cards. I want Trolls and Orcs to look wicked. I want a male human warrior to look like a badmutha Conan. I want females to look sexy, and I want undead to look scary.

Give me more fireworks! More bells! More whistles! I love playing the game, but as someone who has invested in good hardware to increase my graphical enjoyment of game titles, it disappoints me that WoW's graphics are falling far behind the standard.
September 28, 2007 7:30:12 AM

Have you guys seen the Warhammer online MMO game yet?? Amazing graphics AND gameplay combined.Now, how the hell did they pull that? (I bet blizzard is wondering the same). Wow focuses on gameplay experiance and the comunity so its graphics depend on your personal taste. I enjoyed the warcraft 3 graphics but couldn't touch wow. I played lineage for a couple of years but after playing Morrowind 3 and oblivion and bioshock and lost planet and many more graphic intensive games, I must conclude that I'm a graphics junky!! Warhammer here I come!
September 29, 2007 12:20:48 AM

Graphics mean crap all its game play/performance......

If you can do both good(MOH : AB, Far Cry, Doom4 ,Quake 4, HL 2 Ect)....but i hate games that look great and run like ****(Poor programing is the most common cause...)....
September 29, 2007 3:09:54 PM

Hmm. Look at it this way folks. WoW has 8 million subscribers. Let's do the math shall we. 8 million people x $15 bucks a month to play = $120 MILLION dollars a month revenue to the publishers. I'm sure a WoW rep is reading this and laughing his way to the bank right about now.
September 29, 2007 8:10:14 PM

wingsofzion said:
Hmm. Look at it this way folks. WoW has 8 million subscribers. Let's do the math shall we. 8 million people x $15 bucks a month to play = $120 MILLION dollars a month revenue to the publishers. I'm sure a WoW rep is reading this and laughing his way to the bank right about now.

LOL

They sure are
October 1, 2007 9:51:41 AM

ehm, where is the "lord of the rings"?
October 1, 2007 9:57:46 AM

blashyrkh said:
Have you guys seen the Warhammer online MMO game yet?? Amazing graphics AND gameplay combined.Now, how the hell did they pull that? (I bet blizzard is wondering the same). Wow focuses on gameplay experiance and the comunity so its graphics depend on your personal taste. I enjoyed the warcraft 3 graphics but couldn't touch wow. I played lineage for a couple of years but after playing Morrowind 3 and oblivion and bioshock and lost planet and many more graphic intensive games, I must conclude that I'm a graphics junky!! Warhammer here I come!

At the beginning wow was a really fun game. If you dont play a game just cause you need to see some really good graphics then I would suggest you to maybe throw away your pc and get PS3&Xbox 360 where all games have really good graphics. Anyway warhammer looks really good. But future will only show since the game isnt even released as official beta. At the momment I will still say that wow is the best mmorpg. Even if i quitted it for being a really borring game after 2 years.
I have also to say that Losrd of the rings shadows of Angmar is a good mmorpg and it didnt get much attention as it deserved it.
Anyway when wow die, and it will some day new game will come out be a great and fun to play.
October 13, 2007 2:39:18 AM

How is WoW even on the list? Why isn't LOTRO on the list? Lord of the Rings Online has the best graphics of any MMO yet. It's going to get even better when it becomes the first MMO to have a DX10 client in a few weeks. If you don't think LOTRO looks stunning, you don't have the PC to run it at ultra high maxed out or you've never played it. Go visit The Shire or Rivendell and tell me there's another MMO with better graphics than LOTRO.
October 18, 2007 12:29:22 AM

I do have to say, I have not yet played Wow (being skint all the time) I do think that a company that is making millions of dollars/Pounds/drakmars etc a month could pure some of that money back into the community with an updated engine. Afterall GW is free ok you have to buy the chapters and the expansion, but considering you can buy all 3 chapters and the expansion for less than 6 months payed play on WoW I suppose it just makes more sense to me and with hardly any server down time my money on GW and it definately is more pretty from the screens I have seen of WoW.
October 18, 2007 4:13:28 PM

colwynstein, I agree, GW's graphics are excellent, and it is a great value buy, especially for folks who enjoy PvP (which is it's main focus).

Definitely agree, Blizzard should put out an expanded engine that allows (note, for all you knee-jerkers, I said allows, not forces) a higher polygon count and better graphics in general.
October 18, 2007 7:38:51 PM

I'll take game play and storyline over graphics any day.

Too many games have great graphics but lack everything else. WoW is cartoony which is cool and different looking. You don't need high end equipment to make it work.

If anyone recalls, WoW was started back in 2000. It took years for it to come out so it will be behind the time.

I would never buy a game based off a movie series because they rush the games to get people to buy them during the hype. Graphics draw you in but after some time playing, you don't really notice anymore.
October 18, 2007 9:13:11 PM

Which is why I play WoW over GW, even though GW has the better graphics.
April 23, 2008 5:44:04 AM

I know There is a huge debate on MMORPG'S and what makes this one better then that one?

Well as far as graphics go, i would have to say that wow has some horrible graphics.

WoW= a cover up for the horrible graphics by making it look like a cartoon more then somthing real.

Of all the games i have played i would have to say that Ever Quest II would be the best graphics of them all, sofar.

i say that but some may disagree, perhaps because then never played EW2 with the graphics all the way up (by the way which does warn you that most high end computers still sometimes have trouble runing like that such as lag, or random boot bugs)

Now i would have to say that the people who or deemed Acclaim did a good job on 2moons, i would say archlord and 2 moons are pretty good games but 2 moons has better graphics.

Guildwars is another one, i say guildwars has better graphics then wow when put all the way up.

face it wow looks prety much the same even when its graphics are all the way up.

then theres lineage 2 .... hahaha its also got horrible graphics but i dont know i never tried to compare it to archlord so i dont know whats better, perhaps LII is better.




But realy ask ur self this.. what makes WoW so much funner then most of these other games, not graphics, if u say so, ur to stuborn to realize that u have a low end computer and cant play eq2 on it.

is it the quests, story line and User Interface all in one. or is it just that your friends play it and refuse to try somthing new and adapt to the interface.

face it Most MMO's have teh same style interface to. with the hotkeys and the menu buttons and potion slots etc....

so its not that they refuse to adapt to a new interface.

sorry lordof the rings fans. dont know why ur game aint on here to. its got nice areas in it to. id have to say u could put its graphics close to EQ2's.

now i know people who heres EQ ever quest, or evercrack.. they dont know theres a sequal called EQ2.

and i know many people dont know of LOTRO alont with alot of other good games. .

heres some homework for u guys who want good graphics just leave wow now.



EverQuest 2
Lord of the rings online
2MOONS
Dark age of camelot, (they do take better care of there servers and care for there enviroment more then blizzard)
AION
Eve Online
perfect world
Dungeons and dragons
Final FantasyXI
tabula rasa
anarchy online
risk your life
twelve sky
last chaos
sword of the new world
xiah
infinity
rappelz
age of conan
bounty bay
fury
RF online
shaiya



theres some to keep ur mind in thought
April 23, 2008 11:23:27 AM


If we're talking about graphics and nothing else - absolutely just graphics - the best MMO on the market is Vanguard. No other game that's currently released looks as good as Vanguard does.

WoW is a good game but the graphics are dated - even for their original design purpose of being able to run on low-end machines - they need to be updated. You can now run WoW on really old low-end machines. I was playing WoW 2 years ago on a cheap Dell with nothing but an onboard graphics chip.


March 16, 2009 4:49:23 AM

Well hey how many people in a typical raid? On a COD4 server I saw 32 people. how good can a spreadsheet look anyway. (32 a side that is) or is it that whole corporate thing about skin the poor of every cent you can. Onlu played the shareware of duke because i wasnt gonna pay decent money for cartoons even if i could make em move. But hey thats just me. BRING BACK MYSTERY MANSION!!!!!!
March 18, 2009 9:50:32 PM

Year old thread ftl...
You fail
March 19, 2009 10:06:55 AM

That just shows that these "discussions" never change.
April 30, 2009 2:05:59 PM

Depends on the player themself. There is no right or wrong answer to which is more important graphics or gameplay. I don't play wow anymore myself simply because I felt the game's mechanics (leveling, crafting, gearing) were just way too easy, but I never saw any reason to quit based on the graphics. I do prefer games with the eyecandy, but for me it is gameplay>graphics. On that note though I much prefer Vanguard saga of heroes but its because I feel its the MMO that suits the type of player I am. The beautiful graphics are just a bonus. Graphics vs gameplay, there is no right answer, only opinions.
June 20, 2009 1:48:08 PM

:pfff:  I myself will not take gameplay or graphics over each other. I will not play a game with the best gameplay on the market with the worst graphics (you being a triangle). But I wont play a game with the best graphics and worst gameplay either.
When it comes to Guild Wars and World of Warcraft I myself like Guild Wars way more. They both have great gameplay but Guild Wars has the added bonus of better graphics, WoW does have better gameplay to others..yes, but I like Guild Wars better in every way. Yes I have played WoW and some of you immature kids are gonna start calling me a dumbass and a moron, but its all about personal preference and if you cant except the fact that some people don't WoW and like GW better, then your giving WoW a bad image because people usually don't want to play with a bunch of immature 11 year olds. Thanks, just wanted to pop that in. :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :kaola:  :hello: 
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