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Posted: Sep 20th 2010 12:42PM Dblade said

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That's one long-ass power bar. Also, is it me, or does their mini-map look a lot like Champions Online's minimap?

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 12:52PM Dril said

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Far more like RoM/WoW I thought :P
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Posted: Sep 20th 2010 12:51PM Beau Hindman said

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Power bar? You mean the hot bar? Yeh, they allow you to use it for whatever, and to have more than one open. I use mine for shortcuts to mounts, whatever. The mini-map does feel like Champs, but it has been a while since I played that. They put a ton of shortcuts all over it, and on the hotbars. Some of those shortcuts are for calendars, etc..other common stuff you will see in a lot of handy mods.

Oh yeh, that's a screenshot from my earlier character. She had on some of the fire wheel shoe thingies from the cash shop "free token" event.

Beau

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 3:04PM (Unverified) said

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The Zentia Community Rocks! You can tell the company truly cares about its players. A lot of people judge f2p games,and call them clones of one thing or another, but this game has so many unique features. It truly is an amazing find and I am so happy I discovered it. Thanks for the heads up on a great game Beau, you are AWESOME!

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 3:29PM (Unverified) said

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Community can "make" or "break" a game, and judging by the Zentia community, it's "make". It's a fun game. Remember when games were "fun"? Well, give it a shot, Become a Zentian.

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 3:31PM Brianna Royce said

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I love this wee game so very much. Hidden gems, hidden gems.

The UI (including the minimap) are very similar to WoW's. I consider that a good thing honestly. It's polished and time-tested. Most game UIs are horrible!

-Bree

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 3:38PM feralgirl said

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The Zentia team surprises me with every move they make. It's very refreshing to see a team concerned with not only profits (obviously), but caring about keeping the player base happy. They're trying to make sure the token shop doesn't have "game breaking" items and Katealyst keeps the contests coming, which keep us going with the great prizes. They are very responsive to our questions/needs on the forums.

Overall the player base right now is nice, and fairly mature. Keeps the game play light and fun :)

I'm having a great time playing this game!

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 3:48PM Whiney said

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Definitely a great game, I didn't regret trying this game last month after reading rise and shiny.

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 4:27PM (Unverified) said

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Lovefest (cont.):

Last weekend they had a Facebook contest where you had to comment on their Facebook post and they would pick five winners to receive a prize. After the contest ended they said they'd just go ahead and give everyone who commented the prize.

And the Facebook contest was while they had two other community contests going on.

Great community support.

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 4:56PM (Unverified) said

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Heard a lot of good things about Zentia so tried it out.

Totally hooked! Finally some new and exciting (never before seen) things to do in a game. If anything, this game has TOO much to do!

Having an absolute blast with it!

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 5:47PM breezer said

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Well pfft. All this praise and no specifics!

What's so great about it?

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 8:34PM (Unverified) said

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It's kind of like a breather from grinding type games. This game has so many quests and some side games built in it.
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Posted: Sep 20th 2010 9:34PM Pingles said

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It's a fairly standard MMO mechanics-wise with some very colorful, clever quest-writing and characters in very stylized Chinese landscapes.

There are an extraordinary amount of regular world events and a bunch of clever twists on small events including twice-daily Guild events and stuff like Maze items that drop off of mobs and let you run through a short maze for prizes.

The mobs love to quote movie lines and talk trash while you battle and all characters can have pets and mounts which you capture from the world mobs and can sell to other players.

PvP is open world (except in lower level zones) but so far has been very minimal with the majority of players focusing on PvE.

I am enjoying the Melee classes and am impressed by the combat effects.
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Posted: Sep 20th 2010 8:29PM (Unverified) said

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Surprises me how fun this game is, it get's addicting.

Posted: Sep 20th 2010 9:53PM (Unverified) said

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Looking forward to seeing the new stuff coming in open beta!

Posted: Sep 21st 2010 6:58PM (Unverified) said

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Gotta say I love Zentia. I like the quests and the events. Oddly I think my favorite daily event might be Happy Planting. Met some great people and had a lot of fun for the last month. can't wait forthe cashshop to open!

Posted: Sep 22nd 2010 12:05PM (Unverified) said

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I have to say, Zentia has been a more than pleasant experience so far. After trying a couple of games, I decided to try this game after seeing the trailer just for fun. Didn't actually think I'd like it xD. I had been jumping games for about 1-2months at that point, trying to find a new game to play, who knew it'd become Zentia.

Within the first day of playing, I was pleased with the world, the amount of classes, and the ease to figure things out as you go. Trying a bunch of the daily events, and doing instances with clan/guild/friends has been a very enjoyable time. Yesterday I was swimming under water, today I was floating on a cloud. The world of Zentia has such a vast landscape, you never know where you're gonna find yourself next.

What convinced me to stick here at Zentia the most though, was the community. Overall, the people are friendly, and the staff has been more than helpful. I had an issue and submitted a ticket to the CSR and got a response back that day. Our CM is constantly watching the threads and answering questions as they arise. Patches are actually relevant to what the game needs done immediately, and show that they are listening to the community.

Put everything I've said together and you have an amazing game, inside and out :) OB is about to start, and I can't wait to see whats around that corner, because I know it will be nothing less than another improvement.As the article from Massively stated: "Well, it seems to be taking off, thanks to its ability to prove itself to disbelievers." I was one of them, but not anymore. :)

Posted: Sep 22nd 2010 4:36PM Luftwaffles said

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Holy crap.. that's one of the most clonelike WoW UI ripoffs I've ever seen...

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