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skybladerz
07-26-2009, 04:07 PM
Um, i don't have the time to go up and down forum topics because im about to leave to in 5 minutes. So i was hoping people could just answer my questions while im away.

1. How can i enter closed beta of Dawn of Fantasy.
2. Where do i sign up if i can enter.
3. Will there be another wave of Closed beta Testers. Because i think this is the most SWEET MMORTS GAME AND ITS A GAME IVE ALWAYS IMAGINED!
4. What are the chances of me getting in closed beta if im allowed to sign up?

ok thanks and be back in a few days.

Hoping for good news,
-Skybladerz

wou129
07-26-2009, 04:36 PM
1 you can get beta keys from some fan sites or you try to get much good post and get a key from the reverie it self (no spamming please)

2 you cant sign up any were

3 hope you have something on this

Closed Beta Stage 1 - we`ll begin by sending stripped down game client with updater tool and single-player skirmish to the first 50 testers. You`ll get a chance to play around with this for the first two weeks. During this phase we`ll be solving technical problems preventing people from starting the game, and other major crashes.

Closed Beta Stage 2 - will commence 2 weeks later. We`ll invite 50 additional testers, and send out a major update that will feature multiplayer skirmish mode. During stage 2 we`ll be fine tuning connectivity, chat and basics of player vs player gameplay. All 3 multilayer skirmish mods will be available, including team defense of huge capital fortresses.

Closed Beta Stage 3 - starts 3 weeks later. We might invite up to 100 additional testers (but this is unconfirmed.) We`ll send out another major update that will add MMORTS game mode with all early game content, including player vs player. But at this point we`ll disable singleplayer skirmish and multiplayer as we`ll need everyone playing MMORTS mode. We`ll do account reset every couple of days for the first 2 weeks. And once a week for the following 3 weeks.

Open Beta Stage 4 - comes 5 weeks later. From 500 to 1,000 additional testers will be invited, and only MMORTS will be featured. For the next 6 weeks we`ll be adding late game MMORTS content until Gold Master. There should be 2 or 3 server wipes.

Stress Test Stage 5 - is a good possibility once we hit Gold Master. We`ll invite up to 2,000 additional players to play MMORTS mode of the product for free for 2 weeks before the game becomes available in store. This will help us stress test the servers and hopefully we`ll get some players hooked. We might be able to allow Stage 5 player accounts to keep their progress once they upgrade to a full retail version.


4 from posts I sea low cant tell you about the fan sites theats up to you

Darathor
07-26-2009, 07:03 PM
As Wou129 said, there will be fansite contests to get keys and if you are active on the forums(there's one going on over at rtscommunity.com right now) and post constructively, you might get a beta key. The stages in Wou129's post are also in the sticky in General Discussions entitled "To answer all the beat questions..."

Liljagare
07-27-2009, 01:38 PM
Can you bribe the team with a keg of ale in order to get into beta phase 1? :D

LiTos456
07-27-2009, 02:51 PM
Uh... no.
There was only one boy who tried that and he got eaten.

Darvin
07-27-2009, 03:38 PM
In all honesty, even if you do get into beta phase 1 there's a substantial chance you'll be one of the lucky few who can't even get the game to run and your participation will be limited to filling out an error report. Hardware compatibility issues are the bane of PC game development. Moreover, (barring any NDA Reverie attaches to the beta) there will be loads of screenshots and video clips floating around, so there will be a treasure trove to admire even if you aren't in.

Beyond that fact, the people who arrive in beta phase 2 will experience the vast benefits of the trial-and-error testing of phase 1, without the headache. The phase-1 testers will get to play the singleplayer game for a few weeks, but after that we're all on even ground.

nickson104
07-27-2009, 06:19 PM
Moreover, (barring any NDA Reverie attaches to the beta) there will be loads of screenshots and video clips floating around, so there will be a treasure trove to admire even if you aren't in.

Good Point... You think Reverie should add a section to media releases or such for user-taken media?

Darathor
07-27-2009, 06:24 PM
That would be cool, but I don't think that it should be in the book thing(except maybe a few exceptional ones)it would take up way too much space, but a link to a page full of user screenshots.

nickson104
07-27-2009, 06:43 PM
That would be cool, but I don't think that it should be in the book thing(except maybe a few exceptional ones)it would take up way too much space, but a link to a page full of user screenshots.

Oh no not the actual site... I was just thinking for the forum :p

Darathor
07-27-2009, 08:03 PM
Oh ya, you said media releases. Yeah, that would be cool to have such a large amount of fan screenshots on their forums. They could show things dev ones' can't or don't.

Darvin
07-27-2009, 08:31 PM
Fans will be able to submit any screenshots they may have into the RTSC gallery, so if you need a place to put your screens, we can help. Aside from that, Reverie might be cooking something up with their new website.

LiTos456
07-27-2009, 11:22 PM
So can we :P


Oh ya, you said media releases. Yeah, that would be cool to have such a large amount of fan screenshots on their forums. They could show things dev ones' can't or don't.

Dofsource was designed to host user content.
Screenshots, other images, videos (embed), downloads (maps, mods, addons, ANYTHING)
Enjoy :D

Neotyguy40
07-29-2009, 10:04 PM
So can we :P




Dofsource was designed to host user content.
Screenshots, other images, videos (embed), downloads (maps, mods, addons, ANYTHING)
Enjoy :D

Advert...

Anyway, an official place for user media content sounds nice...

Puppeteer
07-30-2009, 03:54 AM
Anyway, an official place for user media content sounds nice...

Agreed, rather than darting around fansites to find snippets.

nickson104
07-30-2009, 05:41 AM
Agreed, rather than darting around fansites to find snippets.

Exactly the sort of thing I hate... :p

skybladerz
07-31-2009, 09:42 AM
can some one tell me where i can get a beta key, one of those Fan sites, i got RTSCommunity, any others?

Darathor
07-31-2009, 10:27 AM
At DoFheaven they are having a beta key giveaway.

Feweh
07-31-2009, 12:08 PM
Invites should not go out to the highest post counts. Really tired of seeing people tell others to get their post count up. Which basicly turns into spam sadly.

Puppeteer
07-31-2009, 12:16 PM
Invites should not go out to the highest post counts. Really tired of seeing people tell others to get their post count up. Which basicly turns into spam sadly.

Where? I can't find an example of someone condoning this, unless it's an attempt at humour.

nickson104
07-31-2009, 02:39 PM
Invites should not go out to the highest post counts. Really tired of seeing people tell others to get their post count up. Which basicly turns into spam sadly.

1 - The keys havent and most probably wont go to people who have the high post counts

2 - Most of the people with the highest post counts havent spammed as such... Witch King, Puppy and others have been here a long time and have earned them just by making a positive contribution... I on the other hand... Do admit to a bit of spam... Making up close to their post counts in just over a year...

3 - As far as I can remember... We havent really had bad cases of spam, the worst of it coming from Sparrow mainly... But we tolerate him :) He has been here a loooong time... He is almost a part of this forum... :p

szebus
07-31-2009, 02:52 PM
... the worst of it coming from Sparrow mainly... But we tolerate him ...

He is the necessary evil. :p

Kire
07-31-2009, 05:26 PM
He is the necessary evil. :p

Well as i get it, he is reborn and he doesnt spam that much anymore, except that pink colour of his letters ....ugh..... Anyway i would give him a new chance here on forums. What if he grew up a little, but you still give him marks like he is still childish. At least i wouldnt like that if i would change myself.
Well these are just my markings, but could be wrong.

Neotyguy40
08-01-2009, 01:59 PM
I think I remember receiving an infraction for spamming (or whatever it's called). The moderator said I wasn't really spamming, but received a complaint and had to take some form of action...

Pretty strange...

Feweh
08-01-2009, 05:08 PM
I think I remember receiving an infraction for spamming (or whatever it's called). The moderator said I wasn't really spamming, but received a complaint and had to take some form of action...

Pretty strange...



Weird :/ that doesnt make a whole lot of sense lol.

Josh Warner
08-01-2009, 06:06 PM
Weird :/ that doesnt make a whole lot of sense lol.

Rules are a guideline - if enough people feel someones causing a problem, they'll do something about it against the rules or not - or at least every community I've been a part of that's how it works.

Vimes
08-02-2009, 06:34 PM
Unless the numbers allowed on the beta are deliberately small and this is what you are aiming for, could some non dedicated fan sites get a pop at beta keys? It might be the only way you get hard core MMORTS players who have seen most good and fail points of MMORTS to get in. DoF fan sites will be watched by those who watch the official forum anyway and RTS sites will have RTS players (who have generally no idea of the long term implications of MMORTS games) - why not - like other devs - send some material to a dedicated MMORTS site that attracts hundreds of visitors per day from all the other live and beta MMORTS games....

Also - my SEO work that got me to 2nd on google (cant beat MMORTS.com by dint of the url alone sadly) was all hand tweaked and word of mouth. I see too many actual game pages NOT found by search engines - in fact i think only saga appears first page. Little bit of work and your site could be on first page at least. Most still havent managed that and it was quite easy tbh.

:D

Aametherar
08-02-2009, 07:19 PM
Actually only 1 of the 3 fan sites given keys is dedicated to DoF.

Darathor
08-02-2009, 10:13 PM
I agree that having more information and the like on a site dedicated to mmorts's would be very beneficial in attracting new people, and there aren't really too many sites that have much of anything on DoF. But this all should probably done when the update to the website is complete so they don't just look and the release date of 2007 and all the features that aren't going to be in the game anymore.
And like Aametherar said, rtsc and heavengames just have a forum or page for it, only dofsource is a site that is only about DoF.
Wait for the update to the website before any interviews and stuff so people aren't confused.
I'm not sure how big the beta is going to be, the sticky says 50 in the first beta and doubles for the next two, but this seems like it might change(hopefully to where avid official forum goers get into like the 2nd or 3rd beta :D).

Aametherar
08-03-2009, 02:58 AM
Considering the forum has 97 active members I doubt that'l be a problem, everyone active here with a respectful attitude probably will be in by the 3rd stage of beta. I'm sure wel see a whole flock of new guys pop in once CB starts though. I know i'll try to make sure it pops up on betawatchers.com once it does.

Vimes
08-03-2009, 05:09 AM
ahh np - I will assume this is more heading more towards the 'large multiplayer online RTS' game not massively then lol ;)

Most betas get 100 players on first day minimum and use about 500+ to explore the MMO aspects that cause the most difficulty in this genre.

Heavengames is regarded as 'of note' by wikipedia so I have just assumed that means they take advertising for reviews like the rest of the sites 'of note' like gamespot et all. Sorry if the staff there take offence but I am suspicious of popularity on the net lol.

Rtsc doesnt do MMORTS - they only have Saga on their list and thats more down to the casual game elements of the trading cards imo and a fan on the staff maybe. DoF fans live there thus coverage - no other game in our genre is mentioned by that site - they are stuck in the 1990's in my eyes.

And previous betas have led me to regard sites like betawatchers with caution - they will lead to a misleading influx of folk with no clue what they are meant to be playing nm assisting the devs to weed out gameplay issues. Bugtesting will be fine - even console users can spot those lol but gameplay for longevity? I think those sites mostly harbour those seeking free games not real beta testers.

Dont mean to be negative but i find way too much is assumed in this genre and even devs can get tunnel vision over this. An RTS game could be accomodated and understood more easily but MMORTS is a hard beast to ride and I have yet to see a dev listen before commiting too heavily to change whats needed.

As many devs have found out - i am happy to pop onto vent and swear at them for being stupid there also ;)

Aametherar
08-03-2009, 06:06 AM
ahh np - I will assume this is more heading more towards the 'large multiplayer online RTS' game not massively then lol ;)

Most betas get 100 players on first day minimum and use about 500+ to explore the MMO aspects that cause the most difficulty in this genre.

Heavengames is regarded as 'of note' by wikipedia so I have just assumed that means they take advertising for reviews like the rest of the sites 'of note' like gamespot et all. Sorry if the staff there take offence but I am suspicious of popularity on the net lol.

Rtsc doesnt do MMORTS - they only have Saga on their list and thats more down to the casual game elements of the trading cards imo and a fan on the staff maybe. DoF fans live there thus coverage - no other game in our genre is mentioned by that site - they are stuck in the 1990's in my eyes.

And previous betas have led me to regard sites like betawatchers with caution - they will lead to a misleading influx of folk with no clue what they are meant to be playing nm assisting the devs to weed out gameplay issues. Bugtesting will be fine - even console users can spot those lol but gameplay for longevity? I think those sites mostly harbour those seeking free games not real beta testers.

Dont mean to be negative but i find way too much is assumed in this genre and even devs can get tunnel vision over this. An RTS game could be accommodated and understood more easily but MMORTS is a hard beast to ride and I have yet to see a dev listen before commiting too heavily to change whats needed.

As many devs have found out - i am happy to pop onto vent and swear at them for being stupid there also ;)

Oh boy where to start ~twiddles fingers~

First the number of testers usually depends heavily on the publisher, and is usually limited early on at least. Some open the flood gates early or later.

As for heavengames, hum, I wouldn't say it's insanely popular and i'm pretty sure the wiki admins hate them. It is quite a large group though. Reverie studios actually has a history with Heavengames, here's a quote if you're interested. Oh and comparing it to Gamespot? Ouch.

"In addition to their involvement in Reverie, many of the developers also have interesting histories with HeavenGames, where several of them first got into the game design industry. These developers include Konstantin Fomenko, DoF’s Producer and the former leader of SCN Punk here at HG; Gordon Farrell, DoF's Lead Writer and the writer of HG's SOLO Blog and a former HG scenario designer; Alexander Flegler, DoF’s Lead Game Designer and staff at Age of Empires III Heaven; Andy Joslin, DoF’s Lead Scenario Scripter and an active member and scenario designer at Age of Kings Heaven; Doug Bonds, DoF Map Designer and former scenario designer at Age of Empires III Heaven; and Patrick Flynn, DoF Map Designer and former scenario designer at Age of Mythology Heaven. So if you see any of them around, be sure to give them a thumbs up. You should be able to pick them up pretty easily based on their pretty blue names in our forums."

Source:http://www.heavengames.com/cgi-bin/forums/display.cgi?action=ct&f=51,2,,10

As for RTSC, I believe they try to do anything of note and interest to them, you would have to ask though. To be fair there havn't been any great mmorts, and this game will have a plain RTS aspect and the MMO aspect appears to be more browser based setup rather than an open world (stand alone obviously like dreamlords but I think you get my meaning) info about MMO specifics have been pretty closed off to the community for now though.

As for Betawatchers.com, it seems to me to be a smaller group rather than large swarm of people. I use it and I would hardly call myself misinformed on betas. That is more up to each individual, if people are looking for free games they're everywhere in listings on many sites desperate for hits on their ad revenue (like um...yours, no offense intended ofc, i'm all for spreading the word). I think the majority of beta testers are looking for a free game and not up to helping actually test it, there are no real exceptions to that unfortunately.

As for MMO mode, I think it's more persistent world rather than 1 true MMO world, but we'l have to see. Also devs listening or not listening to its players has a lot to do with which devs you're talking to, and how strong a presence their publisher has as far as making plans. Revire seems to have a very long rope from what I can guess at, obviously I wouldn't have any info on that. They do however seem rather happy with how things are turning out and plan to have room for more after release which is always good.

Swearing at devs doesn't really accomplish anything, it's more counterproductive, you have to try to suggest what you like, understand limits and know what is too much. I find suggesting anything that comes to mind regardless of how insane and elaborate is good though as it can still allow the devs some new ideas of their own out of the details. In the end you have to realize it's their project, their vision, and the best you can do is throw out ideas so they might catch a few and put them in the game making it better for everyone. Also as a gamer I do have to say that some of our ideas truly are outlandish and/or stupid.

Note:I may or may not be wrong or misinformed in stated post, but it's my view on things at the moment unless otherwise corrected.

Vimes
08-03-2009, 11:53 AM
Points taken and no offence taken or intended.

Was a pre-coffee error @ betawatchers.com - was hearing the...other ones.. will read more slowly when depleted in future ;)

I would like to point out how much, when it is indeed found, the debate about MMORTS usually runs along the lines of "I wish there was one" and such and most debates involve zero searches on the word. The biggest failing was informing folks there was such a genre between 2000-2005 when MMORPG (bleh) was on the ascent proper. The money dictated that a game with, what should be, a damn fine chance floundered in obscurity if it wasnt MMORPG. Technically they would have done ok nowadays imo but hey lol.

nickson104
08-03-2009, 06:11 PM
The biggest failing was informing folks there was such a genre between 2000-2005 when MMORPG (bleh) was on the ascent proper. The money dictated that a game with, what should be, a damn fine chance floundered in obscurity if it wasnt MMORPG. Technically they would have done ok nowadays imo but hey lol.

When a new type of game is released it is never widely recieved and generally flops, but these forerunners give birth to a new generation of games that may grow and flourish with dedication and imagination... (God the poet in me is coming out again) Either way, the initial releases of games are rarely a success but they lead to greater things...

I just hope that some developers, not mentioning names of course *cough cough*, will realise that the way games have been developing is showing a big gap in the market for games with a good storyline, there are some games with great storylines, but hardly enough, too many developers are sticking to the same old rubbish they made the previous time but just improving on graphics, graphics although good; are not the only thing which makes a game... Why do they think so many JRPG's are achieving such highs of success with their good storylines and cutscenes.... Square Enix is one great example...

sorry about the off-topic rant :p XD i think i may be a little bit overtired :p

Aametherar
08-04-2009, 01:24 AM
Either way I think early keys will be limited, hopefully by later beta youl get some keys for your site ^_^. Speaking of which, I found that Hive rise game through your site, i'm already #1 with tank only, air only, conqueror mode, warlord, and domination mode in 1 day lol (names Beerstein). I wonder how long it took em to make the game, it appears I managed to break it in 1 day, everyone is copying me exactly. I decided to make anti-that strategy and go around slaughtering only clones of me for fun but oops, now it's kinda boring everyone's the same lol. I've effectively reduced the game to 3 buildings and 1 unit type, i'd love to see the look on the devs face when they log in and see it heh. I adapted it when everyone started copying me and added another unit type making it better but all I appear to be doing is teaching everyone int he game to play, it's getting harder already lol.

Liljagare
08-07-2009, 05:41 PM
Uh... no.
There was only one boy who tried that and he got eaten.

Hmmmm.. how about, dedicating a small brewery to the development team? :D :cool:

Tbeaz161
08-08-2009, 01:46 AM
Hmmmm.. how about, dedicating a small brewery to the development team? :D :cool:

That might get you a free copy but i dont know if they want people beta testing who they think ahve to bribe them.:rolleyes:

Lordadamar
08-08-2009, 05:16 PM
Invites should not go out to the highest post counts. Really tired of seeing people tell others to get their post count up. Which basicly turns into spam sadly.

I could name a few people that post useless crap just to get there 2 cents in whether it valid to the post or not...

As ive said before ill have a fan site up in 48 hours if that gets an invite.

I try to only post constructive questions or opinions.

I do agree that post count shouldn't have to do with anything with getting into beta.

I also think Reverie World Studios should have the typical beta application form as most others beta invites have. That includes System DXDIAG upload
and past beta testing experiences and what titles you play now.

I mean seriously if your MMO experience is PS3 or Xbox360 titles it is not the same.

I have beta tested:

Everquest 1 & 2
Dark Age of Camelot
Rubies of Eventide
ShadowBane
Eve online
Pirates of the Burning Sea
Age of Conan
Darkfall Online
Vanguard: Saga of Heroes
Mount and Blade
Auto Assault online
A few more titles between 2003-2007 I cant remember

Sony PS2 Platform Tester

Everquest online adventures

Microsoft

Vista and Win 7 tester

I just did this short bio because 98% of the betas i have done name off 12-24 past titles to see what you have played...

And ask extensive questions regarding your system, because if you don't know whats in your machine how can you possible diagnose crashes on your own, Dev's will have there hands full keeping the servers up not trying to figure out why your machine wont load it...

szebus
08-08-2009, 05:39 PM
And this game will be one trophy plus for you :(, but there are some who don't just want to beta test to have this one on the list with other titles forgotten between 2003 and 2007. No offence.

Darathor
08-08-2009, 05:47 PM
I'm not wanting to beta test this for one on the list either, this game just looks awesome.
Lots of people have been registering lately, to get into beta I presume, the number of members jumped from about 670 to 683 in a day or two.

Lordadamar
08-08-2009, 06:50 PM
MAYBE i should have been clearer for those who think beta testing is a TROPHY...

I merely said what I did because CLOSED beta testing is not a just a free game to play just because it looks COOL.

1. Closed beta testing requires knowledgeable testers to accurately explain there problem.

2. Closed beta testing also requires time, devs don't have closed betas just so you can just play the game, its to aid them in finding and correcting problems.

3. Closed beta testing should not be just given to people for the hell of it, thats what OPEN beta is for..

Here there's more for you haters

Darathor
08-08-2009, 09:39 PM
I agree, there shouldn't be a bunch of morons just playing a game for free and don't do squat for actual testing, at least until open beta.

Aametherar
08-08-2009, 11:15 PM
Lord, i've tested more than you but it doesn't matter in the slightest cause I could have "tested" 10000 things list them all and it doesn't make me a contributor to making the game better, so those applications are pointless as anyone can lie on them.

Anyways constructive posting on the forum is a more accurate indicator as it shows who is willing to spend time on the forums contributing which includes bug reports, ideas, balance suggestions etc. So please, no more fluffing your resume here.

Oh and advertising a game with your referral link (or advertising it in your sig period) on another forum is rude. Posting it in off topic section in an appropriate thread about other games is fine though. (Just my opinion of course)

P.S. If i searched the forums on the games you listed would I see any real contributions?

My point is there's no need to try to down others and fluff yourself to try to get in beta, just honestly contribute the way others are if you really want in, none of what you posted there will impress anyone. I don't mean to sound offensive, but you seem to haev taken quite an aggressive stance about other people on these forums. Just try to relax a little and enjoy yourself.

OrcSlayer
08-09-2009, 04:38 AM
I think the website is misinforming beacause it says register on or forums to secure your closed beta key but there is only 100 or so spaces and the active members are at about 97 so if people sign up and don't bother posting they will wounder why they don' get a key and the ones who do post do

Darathor
08-09-2009, 08:23 AM
I'm not sure how that will work either, but Reverie does. We just have to trust that they have this all sorted out about how it's going to work.

Aametherar
08-09-2009, 09:06 AM
I think the website is misinforming beacause it says register on or forums to secure your closed beta key but there is only 100 or so spaces and the active members are at about 97 so if people sign up and don't bother posting they will wounder why they don' get a key and the ones who do post do

It could just mean that eventually they will let registered forum users (registered before x date) in by a certain beta phase, like 4 or 5 even.

Lordadamar
08-09-2009, 10:22 AM
[QUOTE=
My point is there's no need to try to down others and fluff yourself to try to get in beta, just honestly contribute the way others are if you really want in, none of what you posted there will impress anyone. I don't mean to sound offensive, but you seem to haev taken quite an aggressive stance about other people on these forums. Just try to relax a little and enjoy yourself.[/QUOTE]

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Thank you once again another cawk reading between lines to what have something useless to say..

Everyone of you that some how find it in you to methodically bash people for merely pointing something out, shouldn't get in.

Oh I noticed you didn't DISAGREE with me, just had to bash me. GOOD JOB, YOUR AWESOME.... Your one that shouldn't get in...


My goal wasn't the amount of games, it was the KNOWLEDGE of GAME MECHANICS, and PC INTER-WORKINGS or did you miss that part.

And it just goes to show that you wanted to FLUFF yourself by crappy post to make you sound like hero..

P.S. In your own words "just honestly contribute" Have an opinion without bashing people,
I didn't bash anyone all i said I think closed beta should go to more KNOWLEDGEABLE people.
If that offended you maybe you are not completely truthful, if you have ever participated in a beta.

WHO KNOWS

Konstantin Fomenko
08-09-2009, 12:47 PM
To set the record straight - everyone who`s active on the forums at the moment will get into the beta test. We will give priority to early stages of-course to winners of the contests and the die hard fans of whom we have the list already.

And we have quite a few things in mind to reward these who`ll be actively participating in the beta, spend lots of hours and submit test report. So far our ideas range from free copies of the game, to credits to be spend on micro-transactions.

So bottom line - if your reading this, you WILL get into the beta test. And no matter what your reason for entering the beta - these dedicated will get rewarded.

szebus
08-09-2009, 01:49 PM
TNX for the info.

P.S. here comes the part when we all will say that "I knew that I get in to beta" , LoL. :p

Liljagare
08-09-2009, 05:27 PM
That might get you a free copy but i dont know if they want people beta testing who they think ahve to bribe them.:rolleyes:

I were just thinking, with all the headaches of the upcoming beta, they might NEED it.... lol!
:D

Arnfiarnunn Neanias
08-09-2009, 06:47 PM
Nice planning, I hope to be chosen.
I'm present if you want a passionate and experienced MMO-gamer ;)

Darathor
08-09-2009, 07:06 PM
It's nice to know that I'll get into beta! Thanks for straightening that out.
And Lordadamar, he was right about one thing really, you do seem kind of aggressive about this whole thing. Don't Worry, Be Happy.:)

Aametherar
08-09-2009, 08:44 PM
Thanks for clearing that up Konstantin!


And it just goes to show that you wanted to FLUFF yourself by crappy post to make you sound like hero..

I have no need to fluff myself sir, again just relax and enjoy yourself, that's all i'm saying.

Also you don't need to know the inner workings of a game to test it's basic functions really, just a basic education, knowing other stuff can help sometimes sure, but there's no reason to not try to have fun while posting any issues along with details when you run across them. Personally I kinda like testing and actively searching out bugs, but betas often require a number of people, and there's nothing wrong with some of them playing just for fun and occasionally reporting a bug, or not at all in a few cases, as long as there is enough that are on it. You can't really test all the functions of a game without enough active dedicated players.

Enough talk of who is going to get in or what it should require, cause in the end that's the devs job not yours or even mine, sure we have our opinions, but really in this case, they don't count.

Oh and you also implied that maybe i'm lying, well I kinda have no reason to lie, or as I mentioned fluff myself. So, i'll say it again, relax have fun and perhaps we'll meet in game.

Tbeaz161
08-10-2009, 08:03 PM
Yay nice to know i have a pretty good chance in beta. I have to ask though you said about microtransactions please dont make 300 units we have to buy seperatley :p . I'm gonna have to try not to write down everything if im looking for bugs. "hmm that deer looks like its walking funny.."

Darathor
08-10-2009, 08:05 PM
They said micro-transactions won't give you an unfair advantage just because you have them. You have to utilize them correctly to gain a lot of benefit from them.

Tbeaz161
08-10-2009, 08:16 PM
but are they going to have like a bunch of diffrent units and all these needless little packs of stuff, or are they just going to put up xpacks or things like that, so we wont need to constantly shell out money to have all the game has to offer?

Darathor
08-10-2009, 10:24 PM
Only some things cost money and I don't think they would launch an expansion through the micro-transaction system. They will probably try and make the units as balanced as possible(at least after a bunch of people buy them because they're overpowered :D).

crex719
08-10-2009, 11:05 PM
This should be great guys, I mean think about helping work out the kinks on a game that so many people will play! It's pretty awesome. Now,raise your gate so I can beat you easier :-P

OrcSlayer
08-11-2009, 04:38 AM
So, i'll say it again, relax have fun and perhaps we'll meet in game.

Its to bad the game isn't out.
If it was we could resolve our disputes by resorting to virtual violence

szebus
08-11-2009, 06:53 AM
we could resolve our disputes by resorting to virtual violence

Patients young padawan, You will have the chance to verse bloody vengeance. Muhaha. :D

Ndition
08-12-2009, 06:04 AM
Damn, I almost forgot about this!

Samund
08-24-2009, 10:16 PM
Until future notice all kind of game THREAD closed you may not open new thread for GAME. YEAH if anything new then we can think about it. but like typing 1 to 1000 its not allow any more.

Farseer_Arien
09-23-2009, 09:12 PM
I just hate that in order to get into the beta's at the start you have to basically continually post, like I come on several times a week and check up on things, but i didn't really do any posting. Guess i'll have to wait till it becomes a open beta.

sneaky_squirrel
09-23-2009, 09:28 PM
Not really, not many people post, you have a 3 post headstart already ;p.

JDmino
09-23-2009, 09:43 PM
Yeah, I thought the same thing as Farsien, I mean I have been a member since June/July and I only have 51 posts. But as long as contribute you should be fine for the beta.:) (Hopefully I will be too :o)

Darathor
09-23-2009, 10:29 PM
Indeed, you have to contribute to a discussion. Remember, the people with more posts than you are just more annoying.

Henry Martin
09-23-2009, 10:57 PM
Indeed, you have to contribute to a discussion. Remember, the people with more posts than you are just more annoying.

yeah that's going to be hard for me as I'm not much of a person to socialize on the internet. I think this is the most I have contribute to a discussion beside someone telling me what to do and me saying OK.:)

JDmino
09-23-2009, 11:30 PM
yeah that's going to be hard for me as I'm not much of a person to socialize on the internet. I think this is the most I have contribute to a discussion beside someone telling me what to do and me saying OK.:)

Socializing on the internet is pretty easy. You just have to know what to say and what not to say on the topic at hand. Also try and keep a friendly "tone" such as when you joking about something use a smiley face or similar and always try and help newer people out. I have made a few friends over the internet following those rules.:)

Ironic
09-23-2009, 11:40 PM
yeah that's going to be hard for me as I'm not much of a person to socialize on the internet. I think this is the most I have contribute to a discussion beside someone telling me what to do and me saying OK.:)

socializing and forming alliances ( and enemies) is what makes mmos like dof awesome for me. It really gives you a sense that your part of something bigger and your actions really do have an effect

JDmino
09-24-2009, 12:03 AM
socializing and forming alliances ( and enemies) is what makes mmos like dof awesome for me. It really gives you a sense that your part of something bigger and your actions really do have an effect

I think he was talking about the forums Ironic :p lol. He is saying how it will be hard for him to get a beta key if you need to contribute.

Ironic
09-24-2009, 12:17 AM
I think he was talking about the forums Ironic :p lol. He is saying how it will be hard for him to get a beta key if you need to contribute.

ah my bad:p

Puppeteer
09-24-2009, 11:28 AM
Also try and keep a friendly "tone" such as when you joking about something use a smiley face or similar and always try and help newer people out.
I would prefer a forum where you don't have to use emoticons, that the context of the joke, people's judgement of personality and their good sense of humour mean you don't need to state a joke. When you tell a joke do you announce that it's a joke, after the punchline? You shouldn't.
Problem is, posts get misconstrued - better use a smiley.
</rant>
:p
(^ Irony)

Henry Martin
09-24-2009, 12:40 PM
I would prefer a forum where you don't have to use emoticons, that the context of the joke, people's judgement of personality and their good sense of humour mean you don't need to state a joke. When you tell a joke do you announce that it's a joke, after the punchline? You shouldn't.
Problem is, posts get misconstrued - better use a smiley.
</rant>
:p
(^ Irony)

A lot of communication is non-verbal at least not on the internet.:) :D :p :confused: lol

wills370
09-24-2009, 01:37 PM
I beleive the keys will be offered in a apropiate fashion linking back to the ammount of user createed content that will be published at the start of the beats. I am not exactly sure how much of that will be possible.

From what i read there will be legal wavers for testers to electronically signed or faxed? (hasent been decided). By which any publication of the game will result in you getting sued. (Not something you want happening).

But i am sure reverie will supply an adaquate amount during beta to meet your needs :) And that the user data will proably be sent to a reverie mod to beto or aprove before being published.