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    MMOFallout - MindArk Talks Entropia Universe 16th Anniversary

    Those of you who keep tabs on the industry will remember that Entropia Universe turns 16 this year, meaning that not only can the game now drive in most states, but it retains its discount card along with the other long-lasting MMOs. As it goes, I had to know what their secret was. Thankfully MindArk was kind enough to let me chat with their CEO Henrik Nel to answer my numerous questions.

    The full interview is below, and once you are finished I highly recommend checking out Entropia Universe for free.

    Read the full article on MMOFallout.com

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    hmm interesting...

    H: In 2009 we made the change from Gamebryo game engine to Cryengine 2. With that change, we had to re-develop a lot of our systems to adapt with the new game engine. As many of the developers are still around from that time, we still possess the knowledge from that transition which will make another upgrade much smoother. We do actually have a graphical improvement just around the corner which utilizes Cryengine, but unfortunately I can’t go into detail about it just yet.
    But currently, we focus a 100% on our PC platform.

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    "We have achieved a level of trust after 16 years..."

    are you really sure about that? in my humble opinion it's rather the opposite...
    Free from desire, you realize the mystery. Caught in desire, you see only the manifestations. Yet mystery and manifestations
    arise from the same source. This source is called darkness. Darkness within darkness. The gateway to all understanding. 道德經 老子
    Eyes closed -.-

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    "And we have some very interesting content updates coming out this year, with new systems attached"


    Wonder what this content could be?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeSkywalker View Post
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    "And we have some very interesting content updates coming out this year, with new systems attached"


    Wonder what this content could be?
    Fishing

    and biggest horror of all: "idea of an Entropia Universe 2.0"

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeSkywalker View Post
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    "And we have some very interesting content updates coming out this year, with new systems attached"


    Wonder what this content could be?

    Fixing all the things they broke

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    There is not much "meat" (just to improve the graphic for this year), but it has been a good interview.

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    Fishing

    and biggest horror of all: "idea of an Entropia Universe 2.0"
    Can't be fishing because they mentioned that in one of the AMA questions

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    Fixing all the things they broke
    That is not a new system or new content!


    Could be space update or maybe plots?? new planet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xavier_Jr View Post
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    There is not much "meat" (just to improve the graphic for this year), but it has been a good interview.
    Are you kidding me? Improving the graphics its the best stuff they can do at the moment. Let me make u an example, a template of a new ambulimax graphically cool made on maya can be both uploaded in cryengine 2.0 newer cryengine or unity. This make all the graphical update work not wasted even inxase or an engine upgrade.
    It is a priority upgrading graphics, they been doin it already since long time, till now mindark policy was to improve graphics with small changes that doesnt get percieved by the player. Now the policy is changing, they are not scared anymore of making big changes like interface and such, this can only mean that the peds ingame are finished and investing in assets can be only done tru depositing.
    I have a feelig we will see the new, good looking mob templates ingame very soon.

    I believe the entropia 2.0 idea is horrific and pointless. Only talking about it and saying that it could be a possibility is a huge mistake.

    Overall it was a good interview except the 2.0 part that should have been a : No, at eu we already reached 16.0 so 2.0 is of the past.

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    Even though there was really nothing ground breaking said in the interview, props to the CEO for at least taking his time to do these. If anything it's more exposure, and that's always a good thing for EU.

    I'm liking this CEO more and more. I hope he and his team continue to back up what they say and keep EU their focus. I'm glad he kept some things vague, I like to believe this new team's motto is 'Under promise and over deliver'. Where we've seen so much of the reverse in the past, I don't want to get my hopes up only to see them dashed.

    Time will tell...

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