Maybe in some backwards world :P
Originally Posted by Tufelhunden
Anyways OP, there really isn't anything to worry about, there's 2 MMOs in beta, and, it's vacation season...regular people tend to leave these MMOs around the summer time, and end up coming back in September or so
Plus, I don't see population issues on Faeblight, so if it worries you, switch to a higher populated server, since my guild sits between 35-50 members on good days, and 25 or so on bad ones heh
Trion has already provided you with the tools. It's called free, weekly shard transfers. Relax man. I'm on two shards and have plenty of activity on both. The game is by no means in it's final death spiral. Trion cannot please many of the fickle MMO community. Thankfully, they seem to have gotten the concept that a successful game does not require 10 million subscribers. A solid core have been won over by excellent customer service.
Originally Posted by Currly
MMO's will ebb and flow as listed above. Stop stressing and find a shard to call home. As Storm Legion gets closer, I imagine Trion will start to market the product and numbers will rise a bit. Rift will never "kill off" another MMO. It doesn't need to. It has it's place firmly postioned for the longhaul.
Most people raid for fun and max gear. Max gear while leveling = faster leveling. Simple as that.
I raid only 1 hour per week!
the problem are lower population shards. i'm a casual raider and i have no problem playing thanks to the overpowered players doing the weekly raid quests for their marks. just a few hours ago i raided with my fresh mage and won 2 pieces of gear. now is a good time for me to raid because it seems most of my raids are filled with overpowered players so i get a better chance of winning loot. raiding is so easy for me, i've never raided with a guild ever. i've pugged them all.
OP: Please give us official numbers
OP, if YOU find charts and prove pop. is down, then we'll believe you.
And these charts must be approved by Trion. Else you have no case. Claiming pop. is dropping doesn't mean it is.
Provide OFFICIAL charts showing this supposed decline and then your argument with have more credibility.
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