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Old 03-03-2005, 06:43 AM   #31
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Yeah...Of course having your party wipe because you were typing info onto the /pizza web page while the WoW players are talking on the phone while playing (or, omg, they type in the web address for puzza hut all on their lonesomes, coz, you know, their game company does not treat them like incompetants...) was kinda hard to retort...I did, however, manage to slip in that the WoW players have all the time in the world to phone/order while sitting in the login queue. Take That! ... sigh.../Pizza is an appalling joke. I hear Americans are getting lazier and lazier, but, dmn people, typing www.pizzahut.com into a web browser (or clicking the bookmark) is too hard for you? 10 extra characters is enough to sell out the "dignity" of your mmorpg?And as for the /harry potter and other garbage, this is not Amazon.com. This is EQ2. I log on to play EQ2, not order food, nor books, nor [Removed for Content], nor male enhancing pills, nor a new car, nor chair, nor movie tickets etc.Why not give in to the almighty $ completely and implement /level50character (only $89.95!) or /100gp ($20 this week only!).Or would SoE rather more people memorised /pizza and /harry potter instead of /bug and /petition.../shame on SoE
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Old 03-03-2005, 06:54 AM   #32
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Of course having your party wipe because you were typing info onto the /pizza web page while the WoW players are talking on the phone while playing (or, omg, they type in the web address for puzza hut all on their lonesomes, coz, you know, their game company does not treat them like incompetants...) was kinda hard to retort...

I did, however, manage to slip in that the WoW players have all the time in the world to phone/order while sitting in the login queue. Take That! ... sigh...

/Pizza is an appalling joke. I hear Americans are getting lazier and lazier, but, dmn people, typing www.pizzahut.com into a web browser (or clicking the bookmark) is too hard for you? 10 extra characters is enough to sell out the "dignity" of your mmorpg?

And as for the /harry potter and other garbage, this is not Amazon.com. This is EQ2. I log on to play EQ2, not order food, nor books, nor [Removed for Content], nor male enhancing pills, nor a new car, nor chair, nor movie tickets etc.

Why not give in to the almighty $ completely and implement /level50character (only $89.95!) or /100gp ($20 this week only!).

Or would SoE rather more people memorised /pizza and /harry potter instead of /bug and /petition...

/shame on SoE


Actually if you go to IGE you can buy that lvl 50, it's more like $600 though. But the 100 gold is getting cheaper. But that would ruin the fun to me. Where as a /pizza command does ntohing to interfere with my game.

When you use a yahoo, or google, or whatever search engine you choose to use do you type, "The first edition book of the life of people and pizza in americas waste lands" Or do you type "/Pizza"?

It's not a matter of being lazy, it's just short cuts, you take them all the time but you don't realize they are short cuts because you were not involved in the process as you are now.

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Old 03-03-2005, 06:54 AM   #33
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So /pizza has been mentioned on Jay Leno, cnn and yahoo. That's worth $$ to SOE, and it means more people to group with on my server, and SOE will have more cash to spend on fixing bugs / adding content.
 
 /shrug  I can live with that. Don't see why people are 'leaving the game' because of this. Grow up.
 
 Still want a /[Removed for Content] comand though. :smileywink:



ROFL!

Maybe they will add a Vegas only server and add that as an exclusive command!
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Old 03-03-2005, 07:25 AM   #34
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Lonwen wrote:/pizza has singlehandedly made EQ2 the laughing stock of the mmorpg community.I was at a lan with soem old EQ1 buddies who now play WoW, and we were comparing games. When they began to use /pizza as a point of ridicule, I had no comeback.Seriously, how sad is a playerbase who NEEDS this command, and the game company that implements it.So has any web comic not made fun of /pizza yet?

Yes single handedly? Pizza has no hands you FOOL! Maybe try.

/pizza has singleslicedly? Either way, just because you are not quick at wit does not mean WoW players have the uper hand. Tell them while they are picking up the phone to order pizza and their entire party is wiped out by the big bad mobs because he was AFK talking to some 16 year old pizza flipper, we were slaughtering mass mobs while ordering pizza with the /pizza command.

WoW player: Heh heh, you like have a /pizza command, how stupid!

EQ2 player: Pixel studios does better graphics then WoW. And you have to call in your pizza!

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Yeah, Im sorry, if you cant think of a good WoW putdown, it has nothing to do with a /pizza command. Hell, just say something like, "Well sorry, my servers are up most of the time, so I dont have the luxury of using the phone that you WoW players do." Either that or just say, "Oh, you're one to talk...your whole [expletive ninja'd by Faarbot] game is an add for Crayola crayons..."
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Old 03-03-2005, 10:45 AM   #35
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LordTwisted wrote:

Rorina wrote:

Pheliac wrote:
So /pizza has been mentioned on Jay Leno, cnn and yahoo. That's worth $$ to SOE, and it means more people to group with on my server, and SOE will have more cash to spend on fixing bugs / adding content.
/shrug I can live with that. Don't see why people are 'leaving the game' because of this. Grow up.
Still want a /[Removed for Content] comand though. :smileywink:





Grow up? LOL I've already done that. Maybe the developers and the community could "grow up" and not put such useless commands in the game. Maybe they could be fixing some of the many bugs that plague the game instead of /pizza, /[Removed for Content], /poop commands. Maybe they should actually encourage their player base that real life does count and you should walk away from the computer every now and again.

Instead of telling us to grow up, how about getting some perspective. /pizza makes EQ2 look like a joke. But then again, it is now, and Jay Leno proved that.

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It probablly took a programer 10 minutes to write the /pizza command. From what I understood it was written back in beta and they just felt why not add it now. They gave us something and you /[Removed for Content] /pooped on them now they may never do something for us again. /cry about it.
Yup...it was in beta..but it didn't order pizza...it sent you to the pre-order collectors ED webpage =) sooo all they did was change which website it sent you to and slapped together a promo for it
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Old 03-03-2005, 11:01 AM   #36
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LordTwisted wrote:

Lonwen wrote:
/pizza has singlehandedly made EQ2 the laughing stock of the mmorpg community.

I was at a lan with soem old EQ1 buddies who now play WoW, and we were comparing games. When they began to use /pizza as a point of ridicule, I had no comeback.

Seriously, how sad is a playerbase who NEEDS this command, and the game company that implements it.

So has any web comic not made fun of /pizza yet?


Yes single handedly? Pizza has no hands you FOOL! Maybe try.

/pizza has singleslicedly? Either way, just because you are not quick at wit does not mean WoW players have the uper hand. Tell them while they are picking up the phone to order pizza and their entire party is wiped out by the big bad mobs because he was AFK talking to some 16 year old pizza flipper, we were slaughtering mass mobs while ordering pizza with the /pizza command.

And i'm sorry but /pizza was not developed out of need, but out of ingenuity. You would laugh a slinky wouldn't you?

And as another point WoW is slightyly better cartoon then Dragons Lair. The playability is there..for atleast a couple months anyways. Everytime I look at a WoW movie I keep waiting for Shrek or Donkey to pop in and make some wise crack. Oh wait. There is a good slam.

WoW player: Heh heh, you like have a /pizza command, how stupid!

EQ2 player: Pixel studios does better graphics then WoW. And you have to call in your pizza!

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You talk about WoW being "cartoony" but yet you're playing barbies playhouse. Want nice player models? Look at games like Half Life 2.
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Old 03-03-2005, 11:03 AM   #37
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LordTwisted wrote:

Lonwen wrote:/pizza has singlehandedly made EQ2 the laughing stock of the mmorpg community.I was at a lan with soem old EQ1 buddies who now play WoW, and we were comparing games. When they began to use /pizza as a point of ridicule, I had no comeback.Seriously, how sad is a playerbase who NEEDS this command, and the game company that implements it.So has any web comic not made fun of /pizza yet?

Yes single handedly? Pizza has no hands you FOOL! Maybe try.

/pizza has singleslicedly? Either way, just because you are not quick at wit does not mean WoW players have the uper hand. Tell them while they are picking up the phone to order pizza and their entire party is wiped out by the big bad mobs because he was AFK talking to some 16 year old pizza flipper, we were slaughtering mass mobs while ordering pizza with the /pizza command.

WoW player: Heh heh, you like have a /pizza command, how stupid!

EQ2 player: Pixel studios does better graphics then WoW. And you have to call in your pizza!

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Yeah, Im sorry, if you cant think of a good WoW putdown, it has nothing to do with a /pizza command. Hell, just say something like, "Well sorry, my servers are up most of the time, so I dont have the luxury of using the phone that you WoW players do." Either that or just say, "Oh, you're one to talk...your whole [expletive ninja'd by Faarbot] game is an add for Crayola crayons..."
I take it EQ2 is an "ad" not "add" for Barbies Super Dreamhouse? Ken the "Paladin", Barbie the "Enchanter" oh ah!
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Old 03-03-2005, 11:26 AM   #38
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This is why it bothers me. It's not that I need to grow up, or don't have a sense of humor, or am worried about Jay Leno making jokes. It's a last straw kind of thing.
 
So very, very much about this game feels like a big money-grab that it's just not fun. I want my game du jour to feel like the devs came up with this incredibly great thing and they can't wait to share it with all of us. It's a game. It's about enjoying the time you spend here, being excited. I want them to make a reasonable profit, I didn't mind buying the game and I've been happily paying monthly gaming fees to one company or another for ten years or so. There are just too many ways in which it feels like this particular game and company are all about getting more money out of their existing customer base instead of delighting their existing customer base, and it makes me feel exploited. It's a technically amazing game, but it just doesn't feel like it has heart to me.
 
This is an incomplete list of the ways in which Sony is seeking to make additional money off of us:
 
- We log in past ads from Sony and its partners, not just the first time but every time. I'm going to guess that Dell and NVidia either paid for that already in the form of consideration in their development deals with Sony, or they are paying for it on an ongoing basis.
- The selling system in-game might as well be called the Second Account Purchase Motivator System. It's hindering the economy, it's frustrating the hell out of people, its limitations are contributing in a big way to the problems that necessitated recent painful patching and... it's still unchanged.
- Almost every activity in this game is designed with time-consumption in mind. It's not fun enduring timesink after boring timesink so Sony can get as much cash out of my four character slots as possible... make it fun, make me feel welcome, and I'll stay for years and help build community and bring friends and build alts. Oh no wait, not build alts, because...
- It costs additional money to get more than 4 character slots. That is not the industry standard, that is a new Sony standard.
- Sony has now come up with *two* paid expansion pack systems, another new industry benchmark.
- Now Sony's selling exclusive marketing access to us to another big business (Pepsico Inc., owners of Pizza Hut).
 
It's too much. It makes me feel too much like a unit in their target market and not enough like a welcome fellow gamer.
 

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Still want a /[Removed for Content] comand though. :smileywink:

LOL don't we all SMILEY :smileywink:
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Hadious wrote:I take it EQ2 is an "ad" not "add" for Barbies Super Dreamhouse? Ken the "Paladin", Barbie the "Enchanter" oh ah!
If you are going to correct a mispelling, at least make sure you use the correct punctuation, grammatical structure, and you only use complete sentences.I have no way of addressing your whole fascination with Ken and Barbie since I have no clue as to what point you are trying to make.
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Old 03-03-2005, 07:36 PM   #41
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I really dont have a problem with /pizza.
 
I know we are all entitled to our own opinions but please guys, can we just shut up and play the game?
 
I dont care if you like /pizza or if you think its "ruining the game". It hasn't effected my game play once. So just shut up about it and worry about real issues in the game such as many of the bugs we all encounter, why cant we talk about them?
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Old 03-03-2005, 08:12 PM   #42
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The funny thing about all this is that everyone is OK with being considered a "Gamer".    The term to most that do not play games is antisocial ,  unbathing,  nerd freaks...........  No one is bothered by those jokes.....but not you are up in arms about /pizza.   
 
 I think you need to realize that SOE is a business and if you where that business and Pizza hut came to you and told you I will pay you lots and lots of money for a stupid command that most people will not use you would say NO?   The command is as usefull as you make it.   You dont see it,  you dont need to use it.    Jay Leno makes jokes about /pizza.....great!   Now more people will know about why you never leave your house on weekends and why you leave work as soon as you clock out to "Slay a Dragon"
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Old 03-03-2005, 08:12 PM   #43
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Your friends are playing Wow and not EQ2 because of the /pizza command.  You, should be laughing at them.
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Old 03-03-2005, 08:13 PM   #44
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In my opinion /pizza is totally useless and I will never use it. First of all it is no easier than picking up my phone and calling the pizza place, and second I would never eat the super grease soaked pizza that comes from the depths of pizza hut. However, it doesn't bother me that the command is in the game because hey, it's great advertising for pizza hut and that means Sony made some money off of it and that is their ultimate goal now isnt it?
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Itte wrote:
This is why it bothers me. It's not that I need to grow up, or don't have a sense of humor, or am worried about Jay Leno making jokes. It's a last straw kind of thing.
 
So very, very much about this game feels like a big money-grab that it's just not fun. I want my game du jour to feel like the devs came up with this incredibly great thing and they can't wait to share it with all of us. It's a game. It's about enjoying the time you spend here, being excited. I want them to make a reasonable profit, I didn't mind buying the game and I've been happily paying monthly gaming fees to one company or another for ten years or so. There are just too many ways in which it feels like this particular game and company are all about getting more money out of their existing customer base instead of delighting their existing customer base, and it makes me feel exploited. It's a technically amazing game, but it just doesn't feel like it has heart to me.
 
This is an incomplete list of the ways in which Sony is seeking to make additional money off of us:
 
- We log in past ads from Sony and its partners, not just the first time but every time. I'm going to guess that Dell and NVidia either paid for that already in the form of consideration in their development deals with Sony, or they are paying for it on an ongoing basis.
- The selling system in-game might as well be called the Second Account Purchase Motivator System. It's hindering the economy, it's frustrating the hell out of people, its limitations are contributing in a big way to the problems that necessitated recent painful patching and... it's still unchanged.
- Almost every activity in this game is designed with time-consumption in mind. It's not fun enduring timesink after boring timesink so Sony can get as much cash out of my four character slots as possible... make it fun, make me feel welcome, and I'll stay for years and help build community and bring friends and build alts. Oh no wait, not build alts, because...
- It costs additional money to get more than 4 character slots. That is not the industry standard, that is a new Sony standard.
- Sony has now come up with *two* paid expansion pack systems, another new industry benchmark.
- Now Sony's selling exclusive marketing access to us to another big business (Pepsico Inc., owners of Pizza Hut).
 
It's too much. It makes me feel too much like a unit in their target market and not enough like a welcome fellow gamer.
 

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Don't forget about the beta account promotion with Lords of Everquest.  I bet they wouldn't have even sold half the number of copies of that game if they didn't use that tactic.  Just like with the station pass to get the extra 4 character slots, they are always trying to force us to buy garbage to get what we want out of Everquest. 

I feel the same way you do.  I started when EQ1 went live, back when they actually had to prove they could make a good game and the name "everquest" didn't mean lots of $$.

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I really dont have a problem with /pizza.
 
I know we are all entitled to our own opinions but please guys, can we just shut up and play the game?
 
I dont care if you like /pizza or if you think its "ruining the game". It hasn't effected my game play once. So just shut up about it and worry about real issues in the game such as many of the bugs we all encounter, why cant we talk about them?



see devin... you're in a 'forum'... forums are places about having discussions

the shut-up-and-play-the-game place is inside the game... big red PLAY button, you can't miss it :smileytongue:

if you don't want to read people's opinions about the /pizza command, don't open threads discussing the /pizza command

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oops sorry for the double post, but also...

if you live your life governed by whether someone thinks you're a nerd, or mocks your hobbies, or thinks your friends aren't cool, then your life will be made much more shallow than any fantasy game could ever make it

mmorpg's as a genre are wonderful and amazing, in my opinion... i would far rather get immersed in a community, inter-relating, laughing together, fighting together, than plunk myself down on the sofa and go braindead watching tv... and model train building just doesn't appeal

this may not be my mmorpg much longer, but some other mmorpg will... i love this hobby and the people i know in this community, and i could care less if someone thinks that makes me a geek

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Seriously guys, it's nothing to be up in arms about. I saw the website with Lucan holding a pizza, laughed, and then tried it in game and chuckled while ordering some chicken wings =p You tell the group, "AFK to /pizza brb!" Ya'll are taking this way too seriously. There's glaring ads in the game already every time you log in - you don't even see this anywhere in game.
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Hadious wrote:


LordTwisted wrote:


Lonwen wrote:
/pizza has singlehandedly made EQ2 the laughing stock of the mmorpg community.

I was at a lan with soem old EQ1 buddies who now play WoW, and we were comparing games. When they began to use /pizza as a point of ridicule, I had no comeback.

Seriously, how sad is a playerbase who NEEDS this command, and the game company that implements it.

So has any web comic not made fun of /pizza yet?


Yes single handedly? Pizza has no hands you FOOL! Maybe try.

/pizza has singleslicedly? Either way, just because you are not quick at wit does not mean WoW players have the uper hand. Tell them while they are picking up the phone to order pizza and their entire party is wiped out by the big bad mobs because he was AFK talking to some 16 year old pizza flipper, we were slaughtering mass mobs while ordering pizza with the /pizza command.

And i'm sorry but /pizza was not developed out of need, but out of ingenuity. You would laugh a slinky wouldn't you?

And as another point WoW is slightyly better cartoon then Dragons Lair. The playability is there..for atleast a couple months anyways. Everytime I look at a WoW movie I keep waiting for Shrek or Donkey to pop in and make some wise crack. Oh wait. There is a good slam.

WoW player: Heh heh, you like have a /pizza command, how stupid!

EQ2 player: Pixel studios does better graphics then WoW. And you have to call in your pizza!

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You talk about WoW being "cartoony" but yet you're playing barbies playhouse. Want nice player models? Look at games like Half Life 2.


Yup, Halflife 2 has great graphics, But good luck making a MMO with grphics like that. You would crash everything. You would be dead before you zoned because your computer couldn;t handle loading those graphics in the amount it would need for a game the size of EQ2. And yes compared to EQ2 WoW graphics are so bad it is like player leisure suit larry with out the entertainment portion of the game. Try again.
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heheh gimme /coffee link for Starbucks please SMILEYoh and yeah..the IV too because making it to 50 provisioner has me zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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I want a quest to complete that gives me free pizza. :smileytongue:
 
"So, brave adventurer. You have slain Harkor the Dreadnaught. You and your raid party have earned a reward. A mystical pie ... with pepperoni."
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They made fun of the "/pizza" command in our local newspaper yesterday, here in Spokane, WA... (in the video game section of the weekly entertainment newsmag, "Spokane 7" that comes along with the main paper "Spokesman-Review").  On the cover of "Spokane 7" there was a little blurb that immediately caught my eye, "Everquest II casts a level 10 pizza spell for lazy gamers."  The short article inside was titled "What's next? Will games chew for us?".  I don't have a real opinion either way about the /pizza command besides the fact that I'll never personally use it, SOE obviously just wants to make some more money, and while it may generate rants and jokes about EQII, it gives it some plublicity.  I laughed at the article.
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This will put Everquest II in the history books SMILEY
 
I'm going to use /pizza today, and experience the future...
 
Maybe one day, when the whole world is completely dependent on their cell phone, after cell phones have every convenience you ever wanted in life, we will use /pizza to order some pizza from the nearest store and have it delivered to us while we're walking down the street or sitting on a park bench!
 
The possibilities... and all of the new future weight loss companies!...
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I got all excited the other day thinking "I will show these anti-/pizza bastages!" So My weekly family night came around that generaly consist of a new DVD and a home made pizza. So I tell my woman, "Hey no making pizza tonight, I am going to order it direct from eq2!". So I log onto the game and type /pizza, behold the power of /commands! a website pops up for Pizza Hut, or as I like to call the /Pizza Hut. I continue by hitting the sign up to use our specialized quick order system thingy, I figure alright! It takes me to a page that ask me for my zip code, I type it in and tada! it says sorry there is no pizza hut in your area equipped to use our online ordering.....So then I'm picking up the phone and dialing /pizza hut to order my /pizza....I told them EQ2 sent me but they didn't get it. Oh well, it's the thought that counts SOE! Thanks anyways.
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This is why it bothers me. It's not that I need to grow up, or don't have a sense of humor, or am worried about Jay Leno making jokes. It's a last straw kind of thing.
 
So very, very much about this game feels like a big money-grab that it's just not fun. I want my game du jour to feel like the devs came up with this incredibly great thing and they can't wait to share it with all of us. It's a game. It's about enjoying the time you spend here, being excited. I want them to make a reasonable profit, I didn't mind buying the game and I've been happily paying monthly gaming fees to one company or another for ten years or so. There are just too many ways in which it feels like this particular game and company are all about getting more money out of their existing customer base instead of delighting their existing customer base, and it makes me feel exploited. It's a technically amazing game, but it just doesn't feel like it has heart to me.
 
This is an incomplete list of the ways in which Sony is seeking to make additional money off of us:
 
- We log in past ads from Sony and its partners, not just the first time but every time. I'm going to guess that Dell and NVidia either paid for that already in the form of consideration in their development deals with Sony, or they are paying for it on an ongoing basis.
- The selling system in-game might as well be called the Second Account Purchase Motivator System. It's hindering the economy, it's frustrating the hell out of people, its limitations are contributing in a big way to the problems that necessitated recent painful patching and... it's still unchanged.
- Almost every activity in this game is designed with time-consumption in mind. It's not fun enduring timesink after boring timesink so Sony can get as much cash out of my four character slots as possible... make it fun, make me feel welcome, and I'll stay for years and help build community and bring friends and build alts. Oh no wait, not build alts, because...
- It costs additional money to get more than 4 character slots. That is not the industry standard, that is a new Sony standard.
- Sony has now come up with *two* paid expansion pack systems, another new industry benchmark.
- Now Sony's selling exclusive marketing access to us to another big business (Pepsico Inc., owners of Pizza Hut).
 
It's too much. It makes me feel too much like a unit in their target market and not enough like a welcome fellow gamer.
 

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Don't forget about the beta account promotion with Lords of Everquest.  I bet they wouldn't have even sold half the number of copies of that game if they didn't use that tactic.  Just like with the station pass to get the extra 4 character slots, they are always trying to force us to buy garbage to get what we want out of Everquest. 

I feel the same way you do.  I started when EQ1 went live, back when they actually had to prove they could make a good game and the name "everquest" didn't mean lots of $$.




As a point of contention, the SOE All Access pass is, at its core, a way for SOE Customers to be able to enjoy multiple SOE games without paying multiple subscription fees. The addition of character slots and free adventure packs are bonuses on top of this base. So excuse them for not wanting to gouge the players who enjoy more than one of their products.
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Old 03-06-2005, 05:23 PM   #57
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Umm, I don't know how to  break this to some people but EQ2 is a GAME.......HELLOOOO!! A GAME!! So what is wrong with having Pizza command right there? The only thing that could make it better is if they gave Special coupons/discounts for useing it on EQ2.
 
Frankly most of us NEVER grew up in some respects or we wouldn't have such a blast on the game....ok it is a PRETTY darn terrific game but asking people to grow up on here....come on! Half the people on here are 12-16 & the rest of us (the majority of us) just don't want to grow up completely.....that is what RL & jobs are all about....SMILEY Ok so I am 40, i live in the real world but my gametime is my gametime, & the last thing i want to do is COOK!
 
So get over it, Soe is a COMPANY....they stay in business by MAKING MONEY.......deal with it & get over it......I am just very thankful they haven't added a bunch of stupid advertizements like they did on Archmage....completely ruined that game by having pop up advertizements on every darn page.
 
Now this is all just my opinion, & u don't have to agree with it, but I definitely think people are blowing the pizza command way out of porportion to it's importance in the whole scheme of things. IF it bothers u that much just don't use it!!
 
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Old 03-06-2005, 10:13 PM   #58
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When I saw the news that there was a /pizza command I immediately thought of the people who like chinese food. Then I saw the poster above with the suggestion /chinese and wondered if that would deliver chinese food or a chinese person. I suppose it wold probably do both actually.
 
People who complain about the command /pizza were also the people that complained about power steering when it was first announced as a feature in cars. You better not have power windows in your car either!

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Old 03-07-2005, 12:55 AM   #59
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LotusThb wrote:
P.S. to Jennylyle(sp?) LOVED the cartoon, even saved it to send to some folks in my guild that never get on the forums, hope u don't mind & THANK U!!
Not to completely derail this *FASCINATING* thread, but jennlyle failed to give credit. The comic stip is called, Ctrl+Atl+Del and can be found at http://www.ctrlaltdel-online.com/index.php?t=archives&date=last. Its a great strip...although, I find Chef Brian a little disturbing...
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Old 03-07-2005, 01:14 AM   #60
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So /pizza has been mentioned on Jay Leno, cnn and yahoo. That's worth $$ to SOE, and it means more people to group with on my server, and SOE will have more cash to spend on fixing bugs / adding content.
/shrug I can live with that. Don't see why people are 'leaving the game' because of this. Grow up.
Still want a /[Removed for Content] comand though. :smileywink:

You mean more money to put into their pockets while the budget for fixing bugs and adding content stays the same. I am just upset there isnt a /pie
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