Entropia not a game, who said that?

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Its a very expensive way to lose a lot of money -

1. Egg

2. banks

and I could go on:wtg:
 

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The word 'Game' implies that there is an end. I haven't ever heard of a never ending game.

After a while, even if it started out as a game, will eventually lose it's meaning and become something else.
There are a lot of neverending games on the market, especially in the RPG genre. It startet with P&P RPG like D&D, Midgard, AD&D aso.
There has never been an end, but all can be considered beeing a game.

Take a look at other MMORPGs, is there an end???
Mostly yes, as soon as you reached maxed level and got all this UBER gear, what will take a few weeks in some of the boring ones.
But there are others! One provioded by CCP with a huge PvP aspect. In that gema you will never reach max level on all skills, as your live is simply to short to get them all to max (yeah sonunds a little like beeing in EU). So you will have to be a specialist, but you allways have the option to improve in some other fields of activity. Due to the huge PvP impact, it gets never boring, and regularly new content implemented makes this as endless as EU.
Modern online games, need to be endless and constantly improved, as this makes this games very interesting.

EU provides this neverending skilling, that doesn´t disqualify for beeing a game.
But there are a lot of options in EU that are not a game, and that may turn your game (EU) into a business (EU).
 

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I could call this:


a "Small wood for sitting on", a "4 legged buttock support device" or even "John" but it's still a stool.

Same applies to EU. Whatever you call it does not effect what it is. The hard part is deciding what it is.
 

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MindArk provides the Entropia Universe as a service, described as a virtual universe. The Entropia Universe is not a "game".
I am not a caucasian male.

How did me saying that change anything to my physical state of being?
 

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Entropia Universe is an online universe

Planet Calypso is a game, located in said universe




There is not simpler way to put it :rolleyes:
wow Ludvig already answered stuff back in 2009.. oww wait.. it was Nighthawk.
 

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ahem, it's a game. an mmo. it's just more honest about the pay to win factor. and I love it.

but... now sb said that a game is supposed to be over at some point, with a winner decided. that is very true. :confused: ---> maybe the question whether it's a game or not is invalid in the first place
 

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The game is still a "Project" to me.

But there are many games within the game :)
 

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Entropia Universe is an online universe

Planet Calypso is a game, located in said universe




There is not simpler way to put it :rolleyes:
Incase anyone misses it now that we're necroing

Entropia is a platform on which games are run but not itself a game.
 

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Where do ppl get the idea that entropia universe has been classed as not a game? Now MA has said "It's more then a game". That statment does not say that its not a game just that it also something else in addition to being a game.
Now if someone has an other statment that I haven't heard please post it here so I know where you get this idea.
MA said.

Project Entropia was sci fi adventure game with possibility of micro transactions (advertised and meant as in first vid firstly as the way to deposit). It was game without auction, without shops, without LA's and their taxes, without motherships witch you pay to travel, without any wiki or other internet info (well we had iirc) - all to discover and learn by paying for mistakes. It was game where mod fap was worth about 2k usd and you could obtain mod merc , imk2 or shadow for similar prices - it was time whem MA didn learn jet how to provoke big inflation (big MU) to force people to deposit more. It was time when we - first colonists worked together to survive against wild nature and rebelled robots - I mean a lot before MA transformed us to fight against each other as pkers or as traders.
It was time when skills were not sellable but part of game, not part of loot value and not as way to monetize avatar investments or pay to win strategy.

Then MA invented platform which will run under another platform (windows) which will allow to run various games together with old game renamed now in the first planet Calypso making space for future planet partners and other business like environment/vehicles/space simulations, education, internet shopping etc all in form of services.

As I remember from client, forums, advertisements and vids it go like this:
- sci fi adventure game,
- is not a game, (evading all questions or comparisons about cost to play with other mmorpgs)
- is more then a game,
- after many long years of brain washing now suddenly is a game again.

Well if is a game then for sure is The Game.
 

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MA said.

Project Entropia was sci fi adventure game with possibility of micro transactions (advertised and meant as in first vid firstly as the way to deposit). It was game without auction, without shops, without LA's and their taxes, without motherships witch you pay to travel, without any wiki or other internet info (well we had iirc) - all to discover and learn by paying for mistakes. It was game where mod fap was worth about 2k usd and you could obtain mod merc , imk2 or shadow for similar prices - it was time whem MA didn learn jet how to provoke big inflation (big MU) to force people to deposit more. It was time when we - first colonists worked together to survive against wild nature and rebelled robots - I mean a lot before MA transformed us to fight against each other as pkers or as traders.
It was time when skills were not sellable but part of game, not part of loot value and not as way to monetize avatar investments or pay to win strategy.

Then MA invented platform which will run under another platform (windows) which will allow to run various games together with old game renamed now in the first planet Calypso making space for future planet partners and other business like environment/vehicles/space simulations, education, internet shopping etc all in form of services.

As I remember from client, forums, advertisements and vids it go like this:
- sci fi adventure game,
- is not a game, (evading all questions or comparisons about cost to play with other mmorpgs)
- is more then a game,
- after many long years of brain washing now suddenly is a game again.

Well if is a game then for sure is The Game.
You don't seem to get it. Entropia is not a game the planets are.
 

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You don't seem to get it. Entropia is not a game the planets are.
Wrong comment.
Your experience with this virtual world is too short to understand what I was telling so let me explain.
MA didn't created Entropia (Entropy) and what we have here was newer called Entropia.
We had Project Entropia for long years.
It was a game as I explained in first part of my previous post:
MA said.

Project Entropia was sci fi adventure game with possibility of micro transactions (advertised and meant as in first vid firstly as the way to deposit). It was game without auction, without shops, without LA's and their taxes, without motherships witch you pay to travel, without any wiki or other internet info (well we had iirc) - all to discover and learn by paying for mistakes. It was game where mod fap was worth about 2k usd and you could obtain mod merc , imk2 or shadow for similar prices - it was time whem MA didn learn jet how to provoke big inflation (big MU) to force people to deposit more. It was time when we - first colonists worked together to survive against wild nature and rebelled robots - I mean a lot before MA transformed us to fight against each other as pkers or as traders.
It was time when skills were not sellable but part of game, not part of loot value and not as way to monetize avatar investments or pay to win strategy.
As tread title is asking "Entropia not a game, who said that?" i answered:
I added also how MA used to call it in chronological order trought the years:
As I remember from client, forums, advertisements and vids it go like this:
- sci fi adventure game,
- is not a game, (evading all questions or comparisons about cost to play with other mmorpgs)
- is more then a game,
- after many long years of brain washing now suddenly is a game again.

Now we have Entropia Universe - the platform witch allow coexistence of many games in same virtual world as well as support and services for other business too:
Then MA invented platform which will run under another platform (windows) which will allow to run various games together with old game renamed now in the first planet Calypso making space for future planet partners and other business like environment/vehicles/space simulations, education, internet shopping etc all in form of services.
 
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MA used to use the tagline "More than a game". However, stopped using it some years back if I recall correctly and started calling it a game. Would be interesting to ask them why this change came about
 

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And then it became a casino, so much potential, squandered for a quick buck...
 

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Entropia is a undercover CASINO losing 30 k ped since migration start so i can not call this a game

Hunting 4 hours eomons with about 100 dps and get only 2 small globals this is insane
 

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Where do ppl get the idea that entropia universe has been classed as not a game? Now MA has said "It's more then a game". That statment does not say that its not a game just that it also something else in addition to being a game.
Now if someone has an other statment that I haven't heard please post it here so I know where you get this idea.
Above all, it is DYNAMIC!! :laugh::laugh::laugh:
 
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