Author Topic: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!  (Read 242 times)

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This is going to be amazing and I'm so excited! Shall we form a group? I'd love to join with you all. :)

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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2017, 06:42:12 PM »
Still F2P, right? I'll probably poke around in it!

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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2017, 06:43:49 PM »
More free than ever, really. Especially with added at-launch benefits for people that owned the previous game, such as not having to go through the process of unlocking all the weapons. :)
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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2017, 07:57:18 PM »
Thought so. I'm looking forward to trying it out.

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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2017, 11:03:19 PM »
Who has two thumbs and just got a Secret World Legends Beta Invite?


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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2017, 02:39:13 PM »
YEEEAAAAHHHH!!!!

I'd love to hear your thoughts!
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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2017, 02:41:11 PM »
My summary:
Not good.

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They did a lot of good things. Specifically, the new intro scenario does a GREAT job of introducing the game and the different types of missions. The skill tree is still a bit wonky, but considerably easier to deal with than the old version.

However, they did nothing to address the core issues of the games combat system. Combat lacks "impact" and feels very "floaty." The new "mechanics" feel very tacked on and ruin the flow of a number of the weapon sets (a problem I think will be solved in beta, but...maybe not.) Lastly, the ability to customize your character is even more limited than it was previously, and that was always an issue with the game.

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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2017, 02:47:32 PM »
I like the combat more, but I can totally see what you're saying as a valid takeaway. It's a shame it's not your jam, but I'm glad you tried it! :)
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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2017, 05:22:01 PM »
I like the combat more, but I can totally see what you're saying as a valid takeaway. It's a shame it's not your jam, but I'm glad you tried it! :)

Which sets have you tried? I'd done Hammer/Sword, Elemental/Chaos and AR/Pistol so far.

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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2017, 05:31:46 PM »
I did Chaos/Pistols. Honestly, I didn't leave Kingsmouth. It was fun for me to slam down chaos magic and then hone in on specific baddies with my pistols. I liked that switch back and forth. Once I realized I was enjoying the combat, I stopped playing so that it's as fresh as possible on the game's launch day.
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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2017, 06:20:10 PM »
I did Chaos/Pistols. Honestly, I didn't leave Kingsmouth. It was fun for me to slam down chaos magic and then hone in on specific baddies with my pistols. I liked that switch back and forth. Once I realized I was enjoying the combat, I stopped playing so that it's as fresh as possible on the game's launch day.

I'll give that a try tonight, then!

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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2017, 04:21:20 PM »
I did Chaos/Pistols. Honestly, I didn't leave Kingsmouth. It was fun for me to slam down chaos magic and then hone in on specific baddies with my pistols. I liked that switch back and forth. Once I realized I was enjoying the combat, I stopped playing so that it's as fresh as possible on the game's launch day.

So I tried this out. It works better than the other combo's I tried, in that the mechanics are simple to understand, work and are interesting. It's a lot easier than the other sets, too. I mean, A LOT! That said, it still feels "floaty" -- they really need better hit reacts and sound design for their abilities.

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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2017, 07:31:35 PM »
Yeah, I know another player who was complaining to me that the other combat systems are way more complicated but are not proportionately more satisfying, so you kind of just have "accessible" or "inaccessible for no particular reason". I haven't played them, so I couldn't say, but it does seem to match your feedback.
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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #13 on: June 18, 2017, 08:37:32 PM »
Did the Chaos/Pistols change your opinion on whether you'll be playing it when it goes live?
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Re: The Secret World relaunches as "Secret World Legends" on June 23rd!
« Reply #14 on: June 18, 2017, 08:51:18 PM »
Did the Chaos/Pistols change your opinion on whether you'll be playing it when it goes live?

I'm working on Sword/Elementalist now. It's pretty good, too. I figure I'll play a bit, but...not sure how much.