It’s time to fill out your bracket – no, not for basketball, for video games! And with this one, you’ll get to pick the winners!

We’ve selected and seeded 64 of the top free-to-play games in existence and need you to let us know which is the best. Several times a week, we’ll open up voting for a bloc of match-ups, leaving it up to you, the MMOBomb.com community to determine who moves on to glory and who is relegated to the digital scrap heap.

The games in our brackets were selected and seeded based on their relative popularity and activity level. We intentionally left off games that have shut down or that have seen minimal support by the developers recently (like Tribes: Ascend) or are in the process of shutting down (Free Realms was on the list when we conceived of it in mid-January – oops) and while we do have a few games on the list that are technically in beta (like SMITE and Hearthstone), we aren’t including games that aren’t widely available for free yet (sorry EverQuest Next Landmark – maybe next year!).

And if you don’t like where your game is seeded? Vote for it! It’s not where you start, but where you finish that matters. I think John Wooden said that…

The Final Confrontation: SMITE vs. Warframe

(voting ends Monday, April 7 at 1 p.m. PDT)

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  1. Mounted on February 24, 2014

    Mounted son

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    • ragnaroksoobvious on March 22, 2014

      ok so yea heres what I got to say ragnarok steady at 900 votes the first 2 rounds now at 20000 votes yea how obvious can that be mmobomb cmon dq them there obviously cheating and you should know that

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      • megen on March 22, 2014

        Obviously they are…come on…it went from 50/50 to 56/44 overnight? 36,153 votes?? really? That isn’t even possible. I think they should be ousted!! Obviously botting…I can’t believe they are allowing this AGAIN!

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        • John on March 22, 2014

          RO is obviously botting again. It’s understandable that they want to bring their game back to life, but cheating in a tournament to get that is plain right unfair. A DQ is in order.

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          • Leyline on March 22, 2014

            I agree, there is NO way they got that far ahead overnight.
            Last night Mabi was in the lead and there were under 3k votes.
            Now RO is 10% in the lead and there are 41k Votes?
            Seems very suspicious….

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          • Kahluah on March 22, 2014

            It is very obvious that they are cheating. We even have charts and stuff to prove it in the tumblr tag. I think MMO bomb just doesn’t want to admit they have no definite way to stop people from cheating. Last night the votes were raising about 500 every 20 minutes, but that was just as the botting was started; it is probably an even higher rate by now.

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          • Leonardo on March 22, 2014

            RO is definitely botting. Their votes are still going up.

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          • Leonardo on March 22, 2014

            Heck RO had like 5,000 bots in their game anyways.

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          • Leyline on March 22, 2014

            Now watch, nothing is going to be done about this.

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          • DuhMofo on March 22, 2014

            If nothing is going to be done about this I’m going to start botting!
            RO you started this bot warefare! grr..

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          • Randomguy on March 23, 2014

            Or maybe mabi is botting for RO to make it look like they are cheating….

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          • Doubt it on March 23, 2014

            So now that people are “requesting” for something to be done will it actually come to pass?

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          • Kane on March 23, 2014

            No it’s definitely RO’s botting community. You see the gold sellers in RO would benefit from RO having a 2x drop event, hence they start botting for RO, while on the other hand Mabinogi’s 3x AP event doesn’t benefit the gold sellers/farmers at all.

            Actually there are no bots at all in Mabinogi, just about a thousand on RO however. Which is why RO has more votes, cause those gold sellers really want this event to farm gold and sell to players.

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          • randomguy on March 23, 2014

            Uhhh bro seriously that logic is so flawless. *bows down -.- lmfao

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          • That guy on March 23, 2014

            61% of about 50,000 is over 30,000 votes. Are we expected to believe that RO got over 30,000 votes in two days through legitimate reasons?

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          • Dharak Hasaki on March 23, 2014

            i totally agree. RO should totally be disqualified IMMEDIATELY.

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          • Elia on March 23, 2014

            I can’t see how a noname game can win this. Sorry Magijogi. In fact i heard they contacted other servers as well, so its not just the US Version that votes here.

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          • Keichilith on March 23, 2014

            Agreed this is bs I have been watching and it went way up overnight. This is just stupid

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          • rawwrr on March 23, 2014

            @Elia RO is the one that contacted other foreign servers to vote first >>

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          • Kahluah on March 24, 2014

            @rawwrr

            But you see, Elia believes that insulting us by purposefully getting our game’s name wrong and saying it is obscure is to hide their own insecurity that a game they consider inferior to their own would wipe the floor with them if they did not contact others servers and start botting.

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          • rawwrr on March 24, 2014

            @Kahluah *nods* trueee

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          • FeralToaster on March 24, 2014

            Okay, I’ve been following this mainly for League and Mabinogi, and this is ridiculous. I really don’t want to see it lose because of the other community so obviously cheating. I literally checked this, came back 20-30 minutes later, and the votes went up by 1,000. There’s no possible way that is legit. And 70,000+ votes? That’s just insane…

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          • Dyingdemon on March 24, 2014

            I voted for mabi but I think both RO and Mabinogi should just be removed from voting over all. Both sides are botting like idiots and neither deserve to be in the finals for their brackets.

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          • Emerinne on March 24, 2014

            @Dyingdemon

            When I last checked, the vote total was at around 80,800 with Mabi at 31%, which totals to around 24,240 votes for Mabi. Mabi has 30k followers on Facebook. If you assume that not everyone voted, but the people that did voted on average 3 times, 24k isn’t unreasonable; in fact, it’s quite plausible. I’m not saying that Mabi is guiltless; rather, I agree that both teams should be DQed because both communities participated in some rather shameful behaviour. What I *am* saying, however, is that in the current voting, Mabi is cheating far less than RO is. I saw a chart someone that had been monitoring the votes had made–every time Mabi got even *close* to RO, the number of votes for RO SKYROCKETED, then went back to normal once there was around a 10-15% gap again.

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          • Mahimia on March 24, 2014

            @Emerinne

            Mabinogi has 184k likes on Facebook. RO only has 131k.

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          • Kahluah on March 24, 2014

            Well, it looks like RO’s botting didn’t help them out. x3 AP!!!!! time to go get some nx.

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          • ZeroLancer on March 26, 2014

            Both sides had someone (some people?) that were botting. It’s good that MMOBomb was able to just delete as many botted votes as they could and support the wishes of the legitimate voters rather than DQ for something a few people were doing. Saying that RO had the only botters because there’s “no bots in Mabi” is just pure misinformation and poor logic. There are definitely bots on Mabi and gold selling in Mabi although it has died down significantly in the last year or so.

            So many unnecessary bashing comments… There were people on BOTH side responsible for cheating but that doesn’t make the entire other community bad. Good game and close round to the legitimate voters of RO, I hope you don’t take the negative things some of the Mabi players are saying to heart and I hope some of you decide to try the game out. I hope some people will also try your game out too.

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        • poopy on March 31, 2014

          well actually they did an ip check and discounted all the bot votes on the last night. Since mabinogi pulled ahead the bots were from rangnarok since rangnarok was only ahead because they had so many bots. Play mabinogi! It’s way better!

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      • Acrios on March 25, 2014

        Nice observation, first two rounds RO has 900 votes and suddenly they’re cheating with Mabi players demanding a dq? If someones gonna cheat they’re gonna play it smart and well that was obviously not lol, My money is on Mabi players botting in RO favor to get them DQ.

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        • Kahluah on March 25, 2014

          Yes because people would do something so stupid as vote up another game and potentially lose in the process. Voting up the opposite side seems good on paper, but it is far too risky to actually try out.

          There probably were people botting as you just described, but the majority was most likely just voting up their own game. Both sides had something to gain out of winning this bout.

          Plus when IP address is being monitored there really is no smart way to cheat.

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        • Pasta on March 25, 2014

          All the statistics points otherwise though. But I’d be really happy to see some of your statistical correlations which helped you decide on “Mabi players botting in RO favor to get them DQ.”, using past polls as a source.

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      • MabinogiGuysLovesYou on March 29, 2014

        Mabinogi is not cheating, we just have a helluva community

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        • Mapler on April 2, 2014

          Well, nexon had to use bribery, last night and today, they been spaming notice, vote for mabinogi and we will have 2x exp/drop rate in maplestory this weekend, I play mabinogi, it fine but I like warframe and league better, but I want the 2x so I went and vote for mabinogi

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          • Un1337ninj4 on April 2, 2014

            I had respect for Mabi, however as it stands I’m loving Warframes comune… At least we don’t throw punches by calling Warframe players Sci-Fi CoD.

            Oh ye miserable lads, we need no bribery.

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          • Un1337ninj4 on April 2, 2014

            *commune

            Apologies, I was a bit brash on that. It’s all in jest ofcourse :3

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          • DontWorryAboutIt on April 2, 2014

            Its funny Un1337ninj4 how you say were using bribes. When they need Airmech to get there votes up. So why don’t you sit yourself down and actually research more before talking shit bum. By the way you should learn to spell properly.

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          • Un1337ninj4 on April 2, 2014

            Whoa lad, I recognize the tally Airmech has bestowed upon us and greatly appreciate it. It was a close one, and a very fun challenge, relax a bit.

            Airmech has a very nice fanbase, however and I was going to try out Mabi. After seeing the flame in your forums I’ve decided to play and support Airmech instead.

            This is a mere game of publicity for our games. Live up to your name eh? :)

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          • Hardlewlz on April 7, 2014

            DontWorryAboutIt
            Laughing pretty hard at your dumbass telling people to ‘learn how to spell’ when you can’t even use the right form of their, there, they’re. Also, it’s we’re, not were. Two totally different words.

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      • warframaniac on April 7, 2014

        yeah I kinda feel sorry for dota they’d have got a lot further

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    • Kane on March 23, 2014

      It’s definitely RO’s botting community. You see the gold sellers in RO would benefit from RO having a 2x drop event, hence they start botting for RO, while on the other hand Mabinogi’s 3x AP event doesn’t benefit the gold sellers/farmers at all.

      Actually there are no bots at all in Mabinogi, just about a thousand on RO however. Which is why RO has more votes, cause those gold sellers really want this event to farm gold and sell to players.

      Just gonna put this up here.

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      • Xafnir on March 23, 2014

        I totally agree, they should shut down the votes, even now it is going like 30 votes every 5 minutes, and if you check the percentages they are almost all for RO, there’s no way in hell that can happen normally.

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        • LittleShii on March 23, 2014

          How unfair is that.
          Clearly RO was too butthurt. I believe which ever party was spamming votes should automatically be disqualified.
          I doubt mabi players are going to want to revote.
          Aint nobody got time for that.

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        • Dharak Hasaki on March 23, 2014

          no there isnt. id like to know how to contact the people running this so i can tell them that RO should be disqualified and disqualified NOW

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          • Ghenki on March 24, 2014

            I doubt anything is gonna be done about it.

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          • Pasta on March 25, 2014

            They already decided Mabinogi won with 54%. I don’t know how they go to that, they probably took the first poll into account too, or they probably took the number of votes before that one night when RO got ~40k votes lol

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      • Kane on March 23, 2014

        Btw. It’s Zaro.

        *Cough*

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      • MMO Guy on March 23, 2014

        Am I the only one here who hates the fact you have to keep scanning the entire length of this thread to find up-to-date comments rather just check the actual bottom of it.

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      • lulsftw on April 3, 2014

        ^^^ Reposted comment from above. BOT CONFIRMED!!!!!!!!111!!!!!1

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    • Elia on March 24, 2014

      Theres no way to prove it so we have to believe it. I’m just responding to this “omg they get votes overnight” comments. You know..timezones, right? I have no idea how many people actually play these 2 games. And im sorry for missspelling it.

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    • ehhh??? on April 2, 2014

      its obvious that walframe is cheating its jump 7k votes and taking lead now in 30mins. Another reason how you know walframe is cheating is becuz it morning most ppl would be busy or asleep if they play games.

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      • Cpt_Atroxium on April 2, 2014

        You have no idea how strong the Tenno are do you =) Warframe is dominating with one cause. The strong bond with the Tenno and DE. We alert those who are asleep when we vote and spectate, then its their turn to to the same for us… And continue till all the Tenno Rise once again.

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        • N1NJ4BADGER666 on April 2, 2014

          Warframe doesn’t seem like the devs or the community to mod.

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          • KainDarkfire on April 3, 2014

            I like the part where the devs only posted up a couple times about this whole voting thing, with no promises of reward, and it still ended up winning. DQing all of the bot votes while displaying how neck and neck it was spurred the Teeno to kick Animefarmland to the curb.

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          • Un1337ninj4 on April 4, 2014

            ^^ Actually they were active on Facebook.
            MMObomb does IP checks to remove bot votes.
            When the players were notified in-game…. It was over.

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      • A Lone Tenno on April 2, 2014

        WarFrame isn’t botting – there’s a push by the developer to get votes by sending in-game messages over the last few days.

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      • Freqdoc on April 2, 2014

        Nope, we just have a supportive army over here at Warframe.

        Tenno rule supreme, Tenno rule all, Tenno dominance is inevitable.

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        • KoJeT on April 6, 2014

          We The Tenno Will not fall under anything other than the best.

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      • ... on April 2, 2014

        “you know walframe is cheating is becuz it morning most ppl would be busy or asleep if they play games.”

        *facepalm*

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      • Lokime on April 3, 2014

        Wow, i love the fact of how smart you are… i mean, OBVIOUSLY it was morning ALL OVER THE WORLD, right? and OBVIOUSLY all warframe players are from your country, right?

        Please, do us a favor, and start using your brain.

        Warframe players are all over the world, in every. single. country. timezones are different in each one, The reason of the votes is because of a push by the developer to get votes by sending in-game messages, so everyone playing started voting.

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        • Tharm on April 4, 2014

          As a mabi player, I was upset that we lost… but I’m glad it was warframe we lost to and not anyone else, cause I got into warframe recently and the community AND the devs are all really awesome people (for the most part, every community has it’s dark side). Make sure you win warframe! Don’t let SMITE beat you!

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      • Razer Dela Cruz on April 3, 2014

        Dude,seriously..morning,wat da f___ s___ have you been smoking..mother of ____ b____ don’t you know warframe has players from around the world?Hello?

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      • TENNO on April 6, 2014

        Considering at how barely a year old warframe already has almost 8mil players (7.8m to be exact, statistics on the game site) at barely a year old, yeahhhhh. THE WILL OF THE TENNO SHALL SWEEP ALL.

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    • Lokime on April 3, 2014

      Warframe is winning this shit :)

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  2. Itachi on February 24, 2014

    RIFT IS THE BEST

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    • Krauz on March 3, 2014

      The best f2p ive ever seen.

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      • Azareel on March 6, 2014

        Clearly, you haven’t seen Mabinogi.

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        • Callback on March 7, 2014

          I can see Mabinogi potentially losing once it faces RO. RO has better music, older fanbase, amazing art, and has lived in private servers for long after the official servers went down. Plus, it will have renewed interest as people look forward to Tree of Savior online.

          Also, Mabinogi gets some default hate for being Nexon, and the pets/reforges create a very negative pay2win experience.

          As far as I can tell, the divisions are all locked.
          TF2
          LoL
          RO
          Warframe

          No telling what might happen after that tho.

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          • Callback on March 7, 2014

            *original official servers. It has been passed around a lot since then

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          • Last Resort on March 7, 2014

            when was the last time you played mabinogi? I’ve never played RO, so I don’t any 2 cents to give on that, however I have played mabinogi recently and it has undergone changes to better help those who won’t pay for items, such as the free unlimited horse and eagle for new players (don’t know about returning), plus the portal system has been updated to be used at anytime. Sure one can get reforges for cash, but there are reforges in game for a very cheap price that anyone can earn. And if you don’t like a reforge just buy a new weapon, reforge that, or get reforging restoration tool through the mercantile skill.

            And Don’t just skip over everquest like its a pushover, that game has been around for 15 years, sure not as impressive as RO, but still enough time to develop a big fan base. Runescape also came out a while back and also has a big fan base, I wouldn’t count them out either.

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          • Deathninga on March 8, 2014

            Unless TF2 gets people to start voting it’s gonna end up being Smite. Smite’s gotten more votes alone than both TF2 and D&D: Online combined did.

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          • Callback on March 9, 2014

            I’m actively playing Mabinogi even now, but I still would not put it above RO. More than the newbie mini mounts, the g18 completion pegasus does fill mount needs. They also do have events for free “normal” pets as storage, and did that flame mare giveaway a while back.

            It doesn’t change the fact that clouds and ice dragons give an immense advantage in combat, as well as how much alpaca, commerce partners, butlers, and maids add in the life department.

            The in-game economy is so-so on reforges. It’s about 300k per fine on my server, but they still only come from the cash shop or very rarely a slim chance to get them from an event. It’s not as bad as Maple’s cubes, but it’s still bad. The moongates opening up and free inv+ service does take pressure off of the monthly costs. Still, overall it is still unpleasantly manipulative against would-be free players.

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          • RoxyLuffer on March 10, 2014

            As an RO Veteran (of years past) I can agree, and Disagree. IRO (Legit RO server) has loads of maps and other stuff. but Private servers of RO offer custom stuff like wings and other sorts of things. but this thing is for lRO, not the private servers. IRO is Super low rates. 1x1x1, or some such like that, the leveling is INSANELY Slow. I play Mabinogi now, and have done so for years. Mabinogi is ballanced (Yes Nexon breaks things from time to time, but what company doesn’t?) There are LOADS of things you can do, it has more jobs that you can do than on RO. RO is SPRITE Based, which means that all the actions and whatnot are Images, think of them like gifs. Sprites may look good, but 3D Animation is always going to be better. and Sprites are only as good as your pixel artist. Mabinogi is Amazing. MARI SERVER FTW!

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          • Taylor on March 11, 2014

            LOL ragnarok having better music? have u seen mabinogi’s music and the fact u can create your own music in it? and IT’S A SOCIAL GAME? XD ragnarok is great for old fans of the game but, for everyone else it’s bleh.

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          • Callback on March 11, 2014

            I never said Mabinogi has bad music. I really do enjoy it and would even give it second place, but SoundTEMP did THE best MMO music of all time for RO. Period.

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          • Makeloa on March 11, 2014

            I disagree about RO beating Mabinogi because if you actually look at the vote numbers, and not just the percentages, 66% of 10,542 people voted for Mabinogi, which is 6,958 people. Ragnarok and Everquest, however, only have 951 total votes between them. Despite opinions, it would seem the RO community is not very active in this competition.

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          • Saressa on March 12, 2014

            Callback, what you seem to be forgetting is how many FREE pets nexon gives away, not to mention there’s an event going on right now that gives you Flying, ANYWHERE in mabi, for free, when you complete event. Which completely obliterates the need for flying mounts. It also gives away Doki Doki pet boxes which gives lovely pets, with nice inventory space, and they’re really easy to get. They have given away every type of mount, even just creating an account gives you a flying and land mount. Furthermore, the reforges are not just bought through NX, you can buy any reforge FROM players, because they are trade-able. So, YEAH, you have to pay gold to get GOOD items, but you have to do that in ANY game. Though they also have Hot Time event giveaways for really nice weapons. And an added bonus? They just came out with a spectral well to go in your homestead that gives you FREE flashy dyes, even after event ends. And if you want the one that gives 4, you can buy it from players because it’s also in-game trade-able. Anything negative you have to say about Mabinogi is moot because I can argue against anything you have to say WITH an example of how they’re the opposite. They are extremely free-player friendly, while still allowing people with money to buy NX a bonus experience, and an easier way to earn gold. It’s extremely fair.

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          • Saressa on March 12, 2014

            Don’t forget they ALSO gave away 2-Mount Thunder Dragon, a Bull pet that had huge inventory, the Warp Imp that can teleport you to a saved location, and several more. So your argument of “dragons having huge advantage”, I wasn’t there for the 2-Mount Thunder Dragon event, so GUESS WHAT? I’m a player that PAYS for pets and even I don’t have a 2-Mount Dragon, yet free players do! So YES, Nexon HAS given them an advantage and HAS given them Dragon Pets!

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          • greul on March 12, 2014

            Sorry but I want to disagree with you on music. Ragnarok is top notch in the sounds department, but honestly, other than the Prontera’s Theme and like about 8 other OST tracks, I don’t remember a lot of the rest.

            Hanstone is a musical genius, and while I agree that SoundTEMP is outstanding, I have to go with Hanstone. Mabinogi soundtracks are just unique to me.

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          • Mephisto Pheles on March 12, 2014

            Nice how I have never heard about Ragnarok Online before.

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          • Callback on March 15, 2014

            Well, even if RO loses through sheer numbers based on Nexon directing players here and bribing them to vote, while most of RO’s older fanbase has never even heard of MMObomb, at least I can enjoy the bribe as it is game-wide, even while voting against them. What is better than a 2x life weekend tho? Maybe a training seal hot time?

            And regarding HanStone, I still do think they are good, but SoundTEMP is just so much better. HanStone makes it pleasant to play the game, listening to something nice and repeatable. SoundTEMP makes you want to fill up your iPod and take it everywhere with you. Not only is it insanely good, and matches the theme and tone of each area perfectly, but it stands on its own.

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          • Alinea on March 15, 2014

            I still think mabinogi is the better game. As for the reforges you can buy them off other players with ingame gold and nexon has given countless of pets. As for AoE pets, newer content is becoming immune to them.

            Theres people that havent spent a single dime on this game and they love it to death.

            In no way do i see it manipulative to free players.

            And i think Mabinogis music is better as well. It gives strong feels.

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          • Ezsra on March 16, 2014

            I totally fell in love with mabi, the skills aren’t limited to only classes, you can learn actually anything, and the quest lines are very well set up as well as the story. I love the storyline because it’s is really captivating and it keeps you thinking. And who says pets are the only thing that keeps mabi up? There have been awesome pets, and I hope they’ll bring some back again, because they always do. Nexn recycles everything, and the events are getting better as well. Coming back at the music, I love Belvast soundtrack, and a lot of other songs too (there are hundreds of awesome compositions). And yes you can create your own songs too. But this is such a small part of what’s possible in this game. And that is why I think mabi should win.

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          • Melissa on March 16, 2014

            Well I won’t be voting until freaking nexon Fixes the issue about all the players that have been locked out of their accounts because of channel malfunction. The game itself is great and everything but isn’t worth playing if something is gonna go wrong like every other day.

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          • Aromore on March 16, 2014

            I literally do the same thing you do, but with mabinogi: Carry around an ipod choked full of music. It’s more than just pleasant and while it definitely is repeatable(all songs are replayable), but it’s not at all repetitive. I’m now sure when you stopped playing, but the music is only getting better as the updates come along.

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          • Aromore on March 16, 2014

            I currently play Warframe, and I’m loving it. I haven’t been on Mabinogi for like 2 years. Between the two though, I’d say mabinogi is a better game. DevCat knows how to make a game original and good. It’s been 9 years since Mabinogi came out, and I literally haven’t seen another game like it.

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          • Zfan on March 18, 2014

            I think Mabinogi is better than RO in some cases. I also think in my opinion that saying Mabinogi is a pay 2 win game is just plain old not thinking about your opinion much. Sure, you need money to buy certain pets in the game but like you said there are some good free pets for travelling and pet pvping No one uses pet pvp so why should the power of the pet matter? The main idea for pets are for travelling anyway, and the free pets get the job done. Mabinogi has not been big on it’s pvp side much anyway. The reforges are not pay 2 win either because you can buy them for other players for a cheap price, and all you really need to do to get 300k (Which sounds like a lot for mabi noobs) is to do Shadow missions a few times or trade items or gold. I think reforges shouldn’t be free because if they were everyone would get them and pvp would feel kinda broken and everything everyone uses would make the game WAY to easy, which will make the game boring and have people complaining about how in the old days Mabinogi was harder and more fun, and who wants to hear that every 2 seconds? Pvping with other players with reforges is the only way for a new player to feel like mabi is a pay2win game when it really isn’t. All it takes is a little hard work and dedication to the game and you’ll be as strong as the next guy with reforges. Also, Ragnorak beating Star Trek or Planetside 2 in the finals? You sir, are a very silly person. As good as Mabinogi and Ragnorak is I don’t think those two can beat those games with that try hard fanbase of theirs. The fanbase in Star Trek is stronger than RO. I don’t care how old and dedicated the fans are. If their is a stronger/bigger fanbase that is willing to vote for the game then that’s that, the weaker game loses. I also think it’s not very good to lock predictions on what MMOs will win because you’ll never know which fanbase would be lazy enough to not vote and win against the other. This could happen to Star Trek/PlanetSide2 vs Mabinogi/Ragnorak Online but seeing that how big and commited those fans are in those games all it would take for Star Trek/ PlanetSide2 to win is alittle advertising to win against Ragnorak/Mabinogi.

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          • Callback on March 19, 2014

            I’m not saying Mabi is the worst offender of pay2win, just look at anything from Alaplaya. The “power” of a pet I was referring to is the benefit it provides. Yes, all pets can smash rocket and act as a backpack, but take for example butlers, maids, commerce partners. Double gathering on rare resources is a huge boost. Summoning in your homestead, mobile magic armor repairs. Commerce partners make your elephant bigger so you get more from commerce. Clouds as emergency heals and strong stacking regen boosts, loot pets when doing ecology or mineralogy, alpaca for unlimited free material pouches and better wagon commerce (tail’s special good can give 30k in 1 run with alpaca), there are just tons of effects certain pets give that cannot be mimicked.

            I can see Mabi beating RO, but not because it is in any way a better game. Nexon’s event-based bribery is just too powerful. There is no possible way Maple, Nexon’s worst pay2win offender ( I did say cubes are 1000x worse than reforges) should have ever beat TF2 by legitimate means. At this point there is no more logic. It’s just shich game can bribe their players into action the hardest. LoL technically has the largest playerbase out of what is left, but they don’t care about this at all and aren’t getting anybody to vote. You say STO has a huge fanbase, but the game itself is horrendous. In the end, this is just one big joke, and means nothing.

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          • Ezsra on March 19, 2014

            You got two out of four wrong so far: TF2 is out, LoL is going to get out, must be a miracle if they manage to get up again. No wonder if RO is going to get out too, ’cause mabi has had waaay more votes in total than RO had in total so. getting to warframe, no idea what’s gonna happen there. I’ll wish you luck with RO anyway :)

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          • Corbin on March 19, 2014

            it may be pay2win in that way but everything exept for pets (which are practically useless and given out in event) can be bought off of other players in game alone with having a worldwide fan base, we do have a chance to beat RO and a nice one at that I believe, we have made it this far and were not losing without a fight

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          • Kinuna on March 19, 2014

            Idk >:3 I sure have a good multiple mabi songs on my ipod, kekekeke…

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          • Alinea on March 19, 2014

            “not because its the best game”

            that is just a subjective manner, in no way it is fact.

            the best game for us isnt always the most popular, im not going to go out and say call of duty is better than borderlands just because its more popular.

            because youre basically saying RO is better because its more popular.

            and again I put Mabinogi over it because i love the game and i DO think it is better than RO

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          • pikachus on March 19, 2014

            *before voting period*
            You: RO’s gonna win
            *during voting period*
            You: Nexon’s bribing people.

            As if they care about a poll.

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          • Axshujo on March 19, 2014

            I would say RO is pretty good, but Mabinogi is way better- community wise. I played the first version RO, owned by the original owners. I love the sprites. Even played a game called Secret of the Solstice (which had a huge community and great gameplay, somewhat similar to RO), that has closed down due to not having enough “resources”. But anyways, who said the votes have to be based by how good a game is? Even Vindictus lost on the first round, and I really enjoy the transformations and the boss battles.

            Anyways, the voting is for f2p games (meaning you don’t have to pay to play) with great communities.

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          • huhu on March 20, 2014

            RO only good when it was P2P

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          • Wolff on March 20, 2014

            Ragnarok!

            The SoundTeMP music is better than the grind-forever gameplay, we all know that. But if you ever play a game for more than just the kill-stuff-and-loot-stuff (which by the way, most every game in existence is, at its core, kill-stuff-and-loot-stuff) then you’ll appreciate what makes Ragnarok different than other games – namely, the environments, the funny little characters, the outfit designs, the music.

            Now if only Ragnarok would do different skin tones like the Pokemon sprites … then RO would be amazing.

            I have no idea what Mabinogi is. If it’s got great music, then I’m sure I’d like it, to be honest.

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          • Dyingdemon on March 20, 2014

            As someone who has played RO, Mabi, and Planet2, I pretty sure it will be between mabi and planet 2 (and i called it when it all first started not just now) RO just doesnt provide enough content at a rate to match the communities needs. Mabi music is pretty good in comparison to RO (RO has reached the point where I prefer to use my own music while with Mabi i still use the IG music) though i havent played much planet2 so i think it will be extremely close between the highly competitive mabi and planet2 fan base. I doubt mabi will win the rouge/wizard/warrior/archer face off if it makes it there. its a good game but many of the other games in the other brackets have a far more active fan base. guess we will just have to see

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          • Callback on March 20, 2014

            Alinea, Nexon is the only one here I have seen actively promoting this MMOBomb vote, and absolutely the only one offering events for each round their games win. Yes, they are showing a lot more care about this poll than the others.

            The sheer volume of votes on that one is surprising me. With Nexon having held their 2x life weekend and announced a 100% repair weekend, I expected the flood of players being directed from their main page and patcher to be overwhelming, but it seems a respectable amount of people found out about this site either against Nexon (as one of the internet’s least favorite f2p companies) or in support of RO. More raw votes than I expected for RO, but Nexon has snowballed this by wetting the community’s appetite.

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          • IceDrake on March 20, 2014

            Callback: Nexon(with mabinogi) is not the only one who has offered rewards to their fans, in fact, the last group we faced, pirates 101, did the same thing, and they lost to us, who only started offering rewards after we beat pirates.

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          • Darlok on March 21, 2014

            Hello callback

            But why are you lying?

            Warframe did the same thing by putting up the message to vote on the player’s faces

            Which is how vindictus lost, ohh but it isnt ok for RO to lose the sameway?

            I play both warframe and mabinogi and i love em both, but i dont recall you saying anything about warframe destroying vindictus the same way mabi was doing with RO.

            Yet you have the nerve to say that its only nexon, arent you desperate?.

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          • XHeros on March 21, 2014

            Yea… I play mabi and I was worried a lil… but 60% mabi 40% RO last I saw xD

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          • Nemenia on March 21, 2014

            HA, your funny my friend. RO beat mabi? No. Most games cant beat mabi, and It’s very NOT P2W. and despite its slightly better appearance, RO is out of date and barely holds a candle to the Mabi experience.

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          • Unyu on March 22, 2014

            Mabi sucks. There are a ton of problems with the servers, I have the IG music muted for a reason, and the fact that each “storyline” feels so cliche and poorly executed really does more harm. Plus the fact customer support was bullshit until they got new management and it still isn’t very supportive. RO gets my vote.

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          • Ladyofthenight on March 22, 2014

            Mabinogi has better game play and if it lost it’s because RO is cheating and you can find it on they facebook page.

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          • Name (Required) on March 22, 2014

            Exactly, I play Mabinogi a lot and REFUSE to vote for it because it is p2w. Even though I like the game a lot, the fact that you can pay 200 dollars (yes I’ve played with ppl that do this) and be op isn’t f2p in my books.

            For those who don’t know, pets in mabi have on summon effects. You can summon each pet with a one minute cool down on each pet. So say someone buys 12 ice dragons for around 130 dollars or so. The summon effect will freeze all mobs within a pretty wide radius so that you can bash them while they can’t move or attack. With 12 of them you can easily keep all the mobs you will ever face frozen, accept for a few bosses. Or buy nimbus that heal you by 150 hp on summon (average elite player hp is 700-900 hp) and make enemies sleep while constantly recovering your hp.

            Then there are reforges… Basically in my class in Mabinogi (puppetier) if I went all out with reforges I could have my main most powerful attack do nearly tripple damage and boost another attack along side that one.

            Sorry as I’m sure this will piss off a lot of mabi lovers, but just felt like I should tell people who haven’t played how this game works. It is extremely p2w.

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        • Popsy on March 21, 2014

          Clearly the game is terrible, if you are going to go out of your way to vote for a game for x3 EXP, then say the game is great you are just as guilty as the Mabinogi Staff. They are doing that because Nexon Staff knows Mabinogi isn’t gonna get any votes if they just ask for votes with every person in the server as well promoting for votes that should only depend on how the player actually feels about the game. Obviously people are gonna vote for Mabinogi because they finally decided to do something for their community that gives them a better end. In result, RO would be the top notch if it wasn’t for Mabinogi’s Staff Members constantly using their free NX to advertise for their low end game which they don’t even give a shit about their players at all.

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          • Menty on March 21, 2014

            You do know all the games are doing this and your rageing about nothing its just a free perk to voteing why not step down and stop smashing your keyboard in rage because we want to get something for voteing.. oh maii exp for voteing mabi is shit boo whoooo what a moron… If this is the case all of these games on these lists are SHIT because majorty of them bribed their players…

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          • Popsy on March 21, 2014

            What you just said made absolutely no sense, please go back to grade school and take Remedial English.

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          • Darlock on March 22, 2014

            Popsy’s post gave me cancer, im sorry i like mabinogi better than RO 3x exp doesnt mean jack to me, other than something i to speed up my progress, i would still vote for mabi without it

            your argument is invalid.

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          • Pieface on April 4, 2014

            Smite has gotten to the finals on a purely community driven attempt. We have had only one tweet (in the first round) by the devs, and have had no bribes given to us. Unlike other games, who seem to be developers pushing fans into voting.

            Which isn’t wrong, I’m just proud of our community.

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        • Dr Colgate on March 24, 2014

          So when Mabinogi is winning 60 to 40 its considered cheating. But when RO is winning 71 to 39 MMO just ignores it?

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          • What? on March 24, 2014

            71 to 39 is 110

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          • Pasta on March 25, 2014

            Mabinogi won actually, 54 to 46.

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    • Koel on March 12, 2014

      Which lost to AirMech sorry for your lost mines on APB

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  3. Braxtor on February 24, 2014

    Hawken for Warrior Division.

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    • Exitium on February 24, 2014

      I second Hawken. It’s one of the best MMOs that I’ve played.

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      • Dysturbed on February 24, 2014

        Hawken is not a MMO. It’s a Twitch FPS game.
        Still a great game though.

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        • Exitium on February 24, 2014

          It is an MMO; You may be confusing the term with MMORPG.

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          • Merkadis on February 25, 2014

            It is not, Hawken is just multiplayer, not massively multiplayer.
            It is you who doesn’t understand the definition.

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          • Exitium on February 25, 2014

            MMO simply refers to “Massively Multiplayer Online Game”. HAWKEN fulfills this condition as it isn’t separated into many servers hosted by individual players, but on one mega server for each area.

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          • Jesus on February 25, 2014

            Hawken is a MMO. A MMO is Massive Multiplayer Online. even MOBA’s are MMO because the game is Massive and it’s Multiplayer and it’s online.

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          • asdf on February 25, 2014

            Hawken is NOT an mmo. An MMO requires hundreds of simultaneous players in a session. Compare Hawken to Planetside and you’ll notice a major difference.

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          • Exitium on February 25, 2014

            MMO is a very vague term. You are redefining it to suit your needs by forcing it to include a persistent world. A definition that requires the game to have a persistent world would be less vague, and, as a result, more useful. For that reason, I understand why you would wish to argue that HAWKEN is not an MMO. HAWKEN, however, fully meets the conditions to be an MMO. It is Massive, it is Multiplayer, and it is Online. That is why I am arguing that it is an MMO.

            Now then, let us create a new, better term, MMOGPW. This would expand to “Massively Multiplayer Online Game with a Persistent World”.

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          • asdf on February 25, 2014

            “An MMO requires hundreds of simultaneous players in a session.”
            I am not redefining MMO to require persistant worlds, I am using its intended definition. It’s not massive AND multiplayer but massively multiplayer. That means a large amount of players playing at once (usually in a persistant world), not a large amount of players separated between 6v6 matches in multiple games/lobbies.

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          • Exitium on February 25, 2014

            Sir, your logic does not work. In HAWKEN, there are a great many players at once. Each group of players is simply within a separate instance. Many MMOs that would fit your definition have instances. The difference here is that under your definition, those instances would be required to be connected via a persistent world, while in HAWKEN, they are connected via a single global lobby.

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          • asdf on February 25, 2014

            “Each group of players is simply within a separate instance.”

            That’s why Hawken is just a multiplayer game and not an MMO. You can NEVER see up to hundreds of players within a single match.

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          • uuldawen on February 25, 2014

            yea an mmo can not have a max number of people. if it is diablo, dota2, hawen they all fall short of massive,because they put restrictions on the number of people that can log in

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          • N on February 26, 2014

            If TF2 is an mmo, so is Hawken. TF2 splits players up into separate sessions yet can only have up to a maximum of 32 players in each server.

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          • asdf on February 26, 2014

            TF2 isn’t an MMO…

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          • Ted on February 26, 2014

            The first M in MMO is for Massively not Massive. It’s not the world that needs to be massive, but the number of players in that world.

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          • Exitium on February 26, 2014

            *sigh*…

            As I said before, you guys are simply modifying it to suit your needs. “Massively Multiplayer Online”. Now, tell me this: Where the hell does it mention that the players all have to be in the same instance? It doesn’t. Hell, it doesn’t even mention that they have to be in the same server. It pretty much refers to ANY online multiplayer game that has a large amount of players. Even TF2 fills that role. Yes, it is retarded, but in the purest sense of the term, that is what it means.

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          • asdf on February 26, 2014

            “It pretty much refers to ANY online multiplayer game that has a large amount of players.”
            There’s no point to the term MMO if that’s your definition.

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          • Exitium on February 26, 2014

            It’s not MY definition; It is the literal meaning of the acronym. Despite it’s vagueness, however, the term still manages to be useful by letting other terms take priority over it. For example, if someone were to ask me what genre TF2 is, I would reply “FPS”. This does not mean that it is not an MMO, but simply means that the FPS part of it is more profound. In the same way, we have terms such as MMOFPS, which denote that it is not any more FPS than it is MMO, or vice versa.

            I’m starting to really dislike the term MMO now though. I think we need a non-acronym with a definite definition that is more precise than what we currently have.

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          • asdf on February 27, 2014

            there’s just no helping you if you think any multiplayer game is an MMO

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          • Exitium on February 27, 2014

            All you’ve made are claims with nothing to back them. I had the literal meaning of the word supporting my argument, and even provided an explanation as to how the word remains useful under such a literal definition. You have yet to refute them.

            Trying to turn those into an insult isn’t getting you anywhere. I should think it’s quite clear which of us it is that needs help.

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          • Wander on February 27, 2014

            Exitium, you’re wrong. This is a sad debate. I’ve never met anyone who thought you could apply the term MMO to a multiplayer game that limits the amount of players to a small number in each session.

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          • Blackpower on February 27, 2014

            This is MMObomb, Hawken is on MMObomb so Hawken is a MMO.

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          • Exitium on February 27, 2014

            Please enlighten me, sir. How am I wrong? I’ve seen no fault with the logic I’ve used, and no one else has yet to point any out. If a fault is found, I will gladly either retract my original statement, or revise my argument.

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          • asdf on February 27, 2014

            @blackpower that logic

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          • Zer0 on February 27, 2014

            Exitium stop argue with them. it seems they are incapable of understand the meaning of the word.
            you are 100% right and wrote down your arguments.
            they only thing they do is defining their own meaning of the word and claim it to be the right one.
            as soon as you play a game online with at least 1 other person its an mmo.
            if you play a singleplayergame its not an mmo.
            deal with it

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          • TRUU on February 27, 2014

            Zer0 is right.

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          • Zarozian on February 28, 2014

            Hawken is an MMOFPS?

            Which is still an MMO?

            Same thing with Gunz.

            I think asdf is confusing MMO = Open World.

            I think that’s the problem.

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          • asdf on March 1, 2014

            No, you’re confusing MMO with any regular multiplayer game that supports a small number of players in a single game environment.

            An MMO supports hundreds if not thousands, hence the ‘massively multiplayer’. think 100v100 not 5v5

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          • Mr. Roberts on March 1, 2014

            any game based on some server that handles thousands of connections at once and provides multiplayer gameplay is an MMO

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          • Randomosityness on March 1, 2014

            Since no on bothered to look it up, here’s the definition according to Google’s dictionary.

            “A massively multiplayer online game. A computer game in which a large number of players can simultaneously interact in a persistent world or can potentially play against a large number of players in matchmaking”

            It would appear that everyone who has posted so far is correct aside from Zer0 who posted: “as soon as you play a game online with at least 1 other person its an mmo.” according to this definition that is not the case.

            Now will everyone stop whining?

            Randomosityness

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          • Zarozian on March 1, 2014

            So if a game has a million players but a match supports only 16, it’s not considered an MMO in your opinion, but if another game has a million players but it supports more people than that, it’s considered an MMO? So Elsword is not an MMO and Warframe as well as Dragons Nest is not an MMO due to it supporting only 4 players per a game right?

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          • Thompson on March 1, 2014

            @zarozian The games you listed are not MMOs.

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          • Zarozian on March 2, 2014

            Well holy crap then Thompson.

            I guess we better tell them all that they’re not MMOs and have them remove the label “MMO” from their games.

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          • horner on March 3, 2014

            from wiki,

            A massively multiplayer online game (also called MMO and MMOG) is a multiplayer video game which is capable of supporting large numbers of players simultaneously. By necessity, they are played on the Internet.[1] Many games have at least one persistent world, however others just have large numbers of players competing at once in one form or another without any lasting effect to the world at all. These games can be found for most network-capable platforms, including the personal computer, video game console, or smartphones and other mobile devices.

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          • Sephnroth on March 3, 2014

            so many comments but of my skim I saw one massive mistake by someone stating mmo = massive, multiplayer, online. the missing final two letters in the first word are essential, its massively not massive. massively multiplayer. ie, a massive multiplayer session is required for it to meet the definition “massively multiplayer” – there is no comma between the two so a massive game that has multiplayer is NOT an mmo. thompson is right – hawken, tf2 etc are not MMOS. they are great games with multiplayer. but they are not massively multiplayer because to be massively multiplayer you require a multiplayer session with /hundreds of players/ – otherwise ANY multiplayer game that was popular and had a huge player base would be an mmo!

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          • End of this line on March 6, 2014

            Ho~oh Wow! This is one long debate in a comment section XD
            If Hawken and such isn’t an MMO then why are they listed in MMO genre in many sites?????
            Well the term is already sticken with vague glory, you can argue with logic as much as you want but general society is already riding the vague train anyway and hence labelled it regardless of any-ones logic.
            Its no use arguing anymore :P

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          • Necrojoker on March 9, 2014

            “If Hawken and such isn’t an MMO then why are they listed in MMO genre in many sites?????”

            I believe that is the core of this debate.

            Personally I’d have to agree that Hawken, TF2 and other such games do not qualify as an MMO under the basis that MMO is self-defined as a Massively Multiplayer Online game. I also take into consideration that a Lobby or Hub acting as little more than a junction between instances does not in any way count as part of actual game play. Further more I feel that such games that limit game play to a certain number of players per instance falls short of being called an MMO due to the fact that the only defining differences between such a game and an offline game is the physical location of the players in the instance and the medium through which they communicate.

            All that being said an MMO is just that, a game that is played online by a massive amount of players. If we take the definition as just that it gets confusion and so we add our own ideas to the end of the definition deluding the spirit of the acronym. One could say that any game played online by any number of players in excess of “X” is an MMO while another would say that the majority of players must play in the same world. I think that many people may be able to agree with me when I say that personally I would define an MMO as any game that is played via the internet in which a massive amount of players share the same world in a relatively seamless experience.

            It’s important to note that the point that I’m attempting to make here isn’t meant to discredit any game(s), nor is it intending to imply that Hawken, TF2 or any other game(s) lack in any way, shape or form. More so I’m hoping it will get people thinking about how and why we classify things the way we do. In the end, what purpose does it really serve? Do we enjoy a game, its community or any other portion of it less or more just, because someone does or doesn’t label it with some otherwise pointless label?

            A rose by any other name…

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          • RoxyLuffer on March 12, 2014

            League of Legends is an MMO, but it’s only groups of 10 or six playing on a single map at one time. Therefore Hawken is an MMO aswell

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          • Grus on March 12, 2014

            LoL is not an MMO, therefore Hawken is not an MMO.

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          • Haseo on March 13, 2014

            ask the admin of MMOBomb to remove hawken if its not an MMO.

            for all I know and mostly here know… all the games listed here are MMO’s+

            Exitium dont argue on narrow mindeds :)
            theire interpretation of MMO is for open wold map games only… and that;s STUPIDITY

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          • Zion on March 17, 2014

            Lol, everyone quick.. look up the first time the term “MMO” was ever used, and it’s history. RESEARCH NIGS. END OF DISCUSSION.

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        • VoiceOfReason on March 16, 2014

          I love how people argue that some games are not an MMO when “massive” is a relative term.

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          • Pharuan on March 21, 2014

            Well “Massive” sounds more pleasing to my ears but the definition for MMO(Massively Multiplayer Online) is a multiplayer video game which is capable of supporting large numbers of players simultaneously. They usually have at least one persistent world, however some games differ(world-wise only).

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          • ihateyousometimes on April 2, 2014

            Planetside 2 is MASSIVE, im sad it didnt make it, it doesnt have enough players yet to fill their 6000+ people servers

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    • Miles on March 20, 2014

      It seems asdf just keeps repeating the same thing and the same claim and can’t stand that HAWKEN is a MMO game I don’t think he can understand that it’s obvious there’s no point in arguing about it, HAWKEN is an MMO, LoL is an MMO, no matter asdf’s,Dysturbed’s or anyone else’s definition of the word MMO they are MMO’s that is why they are on (MMO)bomb for this competition if they are not MMOs ask MMObomb to take them out of this and put a MMO in their place HAWKEN is multiplayer it’s online and it’s massive therefore it fills the requirements for a MMO and so does LoL so just deal with the fact it’s an MMO.

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      • Pharuan on March 21, 2014

        They are on MMObomb because they’re F2P you idiot its in the URL(ultimate-f2p-showdown) and the definition from above is the actual definition not mine.

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      • Masdaq on April 2, 2014

        ok, every multiplayer game is an MMO then

        you are an idiot

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  4. Its Batman on February 24, 2014

    Dead Island: Epidemic > All. Newbs.

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  5. ThunderGrave on February 24, 2014

    TF2

    Firefall

    Hawken

    MapleStory

    Elsword

    Aura Kingdom

    Dust 514

    Star Wars the Old Republic.

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    • lol on February 24, 2014

      lol SWTOR lol

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    • Yoshifan on February 25, 2014

      Dear Sir, can you read minds? o_O Thats exatly my pick too and i read your post after i voted.^^

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      • ThunderGrave on February 25, 2014

        I don’t read minds, but I can make some pretty good informed decisions.

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    • hah on February 26, 2014

      I couldn’t think of a worse list, haha. Nice.

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    • FunkIt on March 14, 2014

      seems like aura kingdom fell to smite after first round :)

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    • ihateyousometimes on April 2, 2014

      y doesn’t anybody think of planetside 2, that game is basically battlefield times 100, just the amount of people fighting on one server is amazing

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  6. Risa on February 24, 2014

    Aura Kingdom

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  7. Nyx on February 24, 2014

    Aura Kingdom <3

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  8. Madoka4321 on February 24, 2014

    Aura kingdom

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  9. Merkadis on February 24, 2014

    Bad timing, just when aura kingdom with its aeria-incited hype had launched…
    Now all the AK fanboys are gonna vote for that piece of crap -_-”

    Anyways, in the list theres only 2 titles that worth my time, tf2 and dungeons and dragons, rest is either junk or not my thing.

    And whats up with the match-ups? you match dotas and rpgs? and rpgs with shooters? what point, if any, is there in doing that? at least divide the stuff by cathegory and genres.

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    • jo on February 24, 2014

      (Smite vs Aura Kingdom)

      Well, Smite is not an MMO, but I would rather play AK.

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      • Merkadis on February 24, 2014

        Have a blast… i know i won’t waste my time on it at least as long as it’s run by aeria or any other p2w loving whores out there.

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        • Dark_Prodigy on February 24, 2014

          Why don’t you move on with your life and stfu bitching about aeria, get over yourself dude, if you don’t like it then stop talking about it like some butthurt former fanboy. Irritating how you bagging on it so hard so its obvious that they hurt your little feelings huh?

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          • Merkadis on February 25, 2014

            The only feeling i have towards aeria is hate, don’t like? well pal.. feel free to cry me a river across which i’ll build a bridge and name it: “i don’t give a rats ass”.

            Cheers.

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      • extasist on February 24, 2014

        well smite is mmo, do you even know concept of mmo, and plus Aura Kingdom is bad generic shit ass game.

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        • asdf on February 25, 2014

          5v5 does not an mmo make

          The concept of an MMO is hundreds of players at once.

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          • extasist on February 26, 2014

            people might get cancer from reading this kinda retarded post like yours…

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          • asdf on February 26, 2014

            they’ve already gotten cancer from yours

            there’s nothing massive about 5v5

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          • DrMastery on March 6, 2014

            Actually it’s a MOBA not a MMO so.. I guess you’re right.

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          • Skillbooks on March 24, 2014

            guys guys guys, this is an F2P showdown, not an MMO one s

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        • Kinuns on March 19, 2014

          He has a point it’s not really a Massive MO, its more on the lines MO, by definition massive means a large quantity of something, I do not consider 10 a large quantity. Unfortunately though you are also right, bc there is no grouping called a MO as far as I know.

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          • Skillbooks on March 24, 2014

            Why even argue about being an MMO or not, its not supposed to be an MMO contest, it’s a F2P one, like cmon guys

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      • Kos on February 25, 2014

        I don’t think you know what “MMO” stands for.

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        • bro on February 26, 2014

          I don’t think you know either.

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          • =w= on February 26, 2014

            This just made my day.

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    • spunkify Author on February 25, 2014

      It is merely a show of “team spirit”. What games have the more vocal players? You will note some are matched against respective genres, but the point isn’t to see what RPG is the best, merely to see which one has the more active and vocal community.

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  10. jo on February 24, 2014

    This should be really fun.

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  11. Merkadis on February 24, 2014

    Seriously, they doing sh!tty job at match ups… matching tf2, a widely known and popular game, with something.. i don’t even know wtf is this game.. i never even heard of it? are you f@ckin’ for real mmo bomb? wtf are you doing lol use ur brains a little will ya? x_x

    One of the worst match ups ever… nuff said.

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    • Jason Winter on February 25, 2014

      That’s usually how big tournaments (like the NCAA tournament like this is based on) work. 1 vs. 16 matches are, admittedly, always going to be blowouts.

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      • =w= on February 27, 2014

        This really shouldn’t be compared to NCAA. They do a much better job at seeding and they give everyone ample time to become aware of their tournaments.

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    • You don’t know how all tourneys are run. Since this is a seeded tournament, they made a bracket exactly how one should be made.

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  12. WHAT? on February 24, 2014

    Who the fk made this? Smite vs AK, lol god this site need help.

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    • ToxicViperz on February 25, 2014

      Actually it is a though fight between both, and you probably thought AK would win, even after aeria advertising that. But nooope, smite community noticed it and we have lead by 3k players.

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      • =w= on February 27, 2014

        This post…

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  13. Lmao mmobomb on February 24, 2014

    You’re just putting up games against eachother without even having the games know it? aura kingdom somehow figured this out and now they are bribing their players with 50% exp boosts while smite still havent said it to anyone and probably wasnt told either terrible showdown.

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    • Merkadis on February 24, 2014

      What? already? damn aeria -_- i bet those asshole keep tabs on every single mmo site out there, probably is how they still thrive.

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    • =w= on February 25, 2014

      I don’t see how an exp boost can be considered that much of a bribe. Voting is like, what? 2 clicks? You don’t really need that much of an incentive to do something so simple. Besides, if I really wanted exp, I’d just play more.

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      • Merkadis on February 25, 2014

        No matter how many clicks you missing the point which is: Bribing is still bribing.

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        • =w= on February 25, 2014

          “I may or may not respond if you respond to this post” <— I guess that'd be considered bribing too. Heck, ya can call a lot of things bribing, doesn't mean they're worth mentioning.

          Gee willikers! an exp boost!? Imma go drop everything I'm doing an play non-stop for 2 days.

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    • Spunkify on February 25, 2014

      We have been tweeting the match ups so both devs can have a chance at telling their fans. The match ups are just a popularity contest. That is why the genre’s don’t matter. It will slowly funnel down to the most popular games against each other.

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      • Merkadis on February 25, 2014

        It’s still a very stupidly made spunk… you match extremely popular games with barely known ones and genre should matter as well.. this stunt is one giant “WTF”, imo.

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        • Jason Winter on February 25, 2014

          We could have made the total number of games smaller — down to 32 games — but then that would have left off a number of reasonably popular games. The first 50 or so were pretty easy to come up with, relatively commonly known games that people are familiar with, but the last dozen or so, I’ll admit, are a bit of a stretch. Still, we had to put something there.

          If you don’t like the first-round matchups, come back for later rounds, when the more popular games should be all that’s left.

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          • chefmadness on February 25, 2014

            That is a bunch of crap & you know it! How much did MMOBOMB get paid to pick the shitty games on the list or are all of you just smoking spice? THIS LIST SUCKS ASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

            No warframe or STO on the list. Also genre should match up with genre you dumb asses.

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          • spunkify Author on February 25, 2014

            Chef STO and Warframe are both on the list just in different brackets. Calm down or take your caps elsewhere.

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          • chefmadness on February 25, 2014

            :) Sorry but it is a lame list & didn’t see any of the games I like on it!

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    • Jason Winter on February 25, 2014

      We actually are informing the companies about it. If they choose to not take advantage of it, like Aeria is, that’s their issue :)

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    • FatalStrik3x on February 25, 2014

      And yet SMITE is winning because of the community. TBH itd be best if NO company knew or if incentives DQ’d games.

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      • =w= on February 26, 2014

        I like Aura Kingdom an all, but these polls seem to be foreboding something unpleasant. I honestly think that when all is said and done that the only real winner here will be mmobomb.

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  14. lolz on February 24, 2014

    anyone else notice that within a short period of time the Smite vs AK matchup has 10x the votes of ANY OTHER MATCHUP… maybe these should have been the number 1 and 2 seeds instead of pitted against each other in round 1. just sayin

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    • =w= on February 25, 2014

      Why didn’t mmohut do open polls as a qualifier? Have players pick amongst all 16 games, take the Top 8, and make brackets based on that. That way all of the games would be made aware when the time comes for elimination and there wouldn’t be issues like the Aura Kingdom vs SMITE poll.

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      • spunkify Author on February 25, 2014

        Because the big names would have inevitably received more votes. This way everyone has a fair chance.

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        • =w= on February 25, 2014

          Giving everyone “a fair chance” at what? Having luck play a significant role in one’s placement for any competition isn’t right. I also recall that a lot of competitions that do use random seeds also have a Loser’s Bracket.

          I don’t wanna sound too cliché, but if they used random seeds in sports, a player’s placement wouldn’t be the most accurate representation of his/her ability. That’s why for sports like track, they hold preliminaries for seed placement or use race times from recent competitions.

          I’m assuming that Aura Kingdom was given such a low seed because of how new the game is (I think Open Beta ended about a month or 2 ago). If you read the post about this competition on the SMITE reddit, a representative from mmobomb states that all games were notified of the competition at the same time.

          (dang this post is getting long) If anyone is also wondering about the previous surge in votes for Aura Kingdom, it was a short while after a post about the competition appeared on AK’s news feed.

          SMITE vs LoL…now that’ll be interesting. (I like how some SMITE fans argue that Aura Kindgom doesn’t have a fan base just because the devs offer a conditional exp incentive for voting.)

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  15. Drew on February 24, 2014

    TF2
    Firefall
    Hawken
    Maplestory
    Elsword
    Smite
    Dust514
    Champions online

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  16. Smite4lyf on February 25, 2014

    Smite doesn’t even need bribes to get votes, one reddit post and down goes some random ass game I’ve never heard of.

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  17. PYRO on February 25, 2014

    RIFT for WIZARD DDIVIZION

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  18. DubGuYSeven on February 25, 2014

    1:::: 16,9,5,13,6,3,10,15

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  19. seah jeremy on February 25, 2014

    dota 2 vs ragnarok online? wat kinda match up is that? they’re 2 completely different types of games.

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    • extasist on February 25, 2014

      they should puted dota vs lol :D

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  20. Seigfrith on February 25, 2014

    Path of exile
    SMITE
    Elsword
    Dota 2

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  21. Jason Winter on February 25, 2014

    As for the overall question of “Why are you matching up an MMO against an FPS?” — this isn’t about picking the best FPS or MMO, but the best F2P game overall. I, and I’d bet many of you, have played both FPSes and MMOs (and MOBAs). If, say, TF2 and DDO, face off in the second round, I’d decide which I like more because I’ve played both. I doubt many people here are limited to just one type of game, no more than you’re limited to one type of movie, or book, or TV show. I can say I prefer Star Trek to Law & Order, and nobody’s going to say “One of those is sci-fi and the other is a legal drama, you can’t compare those!”

    Besides, even if we did do the first-round matchups in a way to only match MMO vs. MMO, FPS vs. FPS, etc., they would get all messed up in later rounds, like in the TF2/DDO example above. Finally, people will rarely agree on the category a game belongs in (like the Hawken debate), so why bother?

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    • chefmadness on February 26, 2014

      You really can’t do that! They are all different. So one day i’ll play STO & the next ill play Warframe & the next ill play Smite. All of the genres are different so you can’t just pick one best I like all 3 genres but I can’t say witch game I like the best because they are all different in all respects. That’s like asking someone who love’s Prime Steaks to choose between a Rib Eye, N.Y.Strip, or a Flank Steak. If they were all marinated the same way & all cooked to MR. They all would be awesome in their own right separately!

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  22. Rebelkilla on February 26, 2014

    Waw…nice genre comparison mmofps vs. mmorpg /moba v.s rpg . To bad this site didn’t put card game vs. fps XD Rubbish comparison tho..

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  23. Cacalips on February 26, 2014

    Phantasy Star Online 2 I am playing right now (ENglish patch). Best game I have played in a long time. Makes all your other F2P titles look like poo covered in dihareah

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    • Exitium on February 26, 2014

      I’ve been playing it as well. It’s a good game.

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    • Kinuna on March 19, 2014

      I have played PSO 2, it was enjoyable unfortunately I can’t stay with a game with classes for too long, I get bored and either make 50 charas on one account, like on Warcraft, or I make another 50 accounts. I the only games where I didn’t have such an issue was runescape before they did the huge update overhaul, bk in like 2004-ish, and mabinogi, which I still play since 2007

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  24. rico on February 26, 2014

    LOL this is bullshit! you cant compare a mmo whit a fps………

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  25. tiktactocn on February 26, 2014

    no city of steam: arkadia?

    what a useless showdown
    and this website is stupid
    goodbye

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  26. rudzupuke25 on February 26, 2014

    Heroes and Generals,pretty good game instead of adding this one steam adds only high price aplha version games.And HG is for free low budged games,sometimes server maintanence make me crazy,but im playing this one about 1 year.

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  27. derp on February 26, 2014

    Just because they’re f2p doesn’t mean you have to match fps against a mmorpg game. :s

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  28. =w= on February 26, 2014

    So the deadline for voting already passed, but polls are still receiving votes. Nice.

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    • spunkify Author on February 26, 2014

      Nope it hasn’t ended yet. It ends in 3 hours and 45 minutes. The time zone is PST.

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      • =w= on February 26, 2014

        Oh whoops! Mixed up my time zones and added hours instead of deducting them. >w>

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        • =w= on February 26, 2014

          Alrighty, I waited and *now* the deadline for voting has passed and I’m still seeing votes.

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  29. RprShadow on February 26, 2014

    Aww yeah Archeblade for 1st place.

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  30. Brett on February 26, 2014

    What a tease. I see Statesman in the picture and got pumped to support City of Heroes, even though NCSoft are idiots. Then, no CoH to be found. I hate you guys.

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  31. Zing on February 26, 2014

    Well League of Legends is probably the best game.

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  32. Mesirix on February 26, 2014

    League of Legends, cleric division

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  33. Atheos on February 26, 2014

    At least Two-Thirds of these games are pay-to-win. That should automatically disqualify them from winning a “Free to Play” showdown.

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  34. lol on February 26, 2014

    You could’ve put all of this in one poll rather than making really shitty comparisons with a whole lot of really shitty games.

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  35. Dusknnoir on February 28, 2014

    The Aura Kingdom fanboys can suck it. Smite FTW

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    • =w= on February 28, 2014

      Conngrats. I cann nnot say that the SMITE communnity isnn’t active and fairly dynnamic. This is gonnna be ann innterrestinng two weeks…

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  36. Herolies on February 28, 2014

    Blacklight Retribution :3

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  37. Sai on February 28, 2014

    Mabinogi has my vote as all time greatest. Once you try it. It is the last game you will ever play.

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  38. Rayka on February 28, 2014

    i played Aura Kingdom and i can say that is worth to play if it come out at 2010 not 2014 xP

    Mabinogi FTW

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  39. Orb on February 28, 2014

    Mabinogi les do dis

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  40. MNW7 on February 28, 2014

    VOTE FOR MABINOGI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    MABINOGI LETS GO!! LETS GO!! MABINOGI!!!!!

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  41. Code on February 28, 2014

    Mabinogi and Vindictus all the way to the Finals, let’s make this happen!

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  42. Mabigaurdian on February 28, 2014

    YEAH MABINOGI BEST STORYLINE THAT REFRENCES THE BEST PARTS THAT WILL MAKE YOU SAY I DID NOT SEE THAT COMING >:D

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  43. pawcalypse on February 28, 2014

    Mabinogi, all the way!

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  44. Yudhawee on March 1, 2014

    an old game with such a lot of feature i tell you, yes this vote is for Mabinogi!

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  45. Ghoulnessstuff on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi for the win! No one F2P game is anything like this game.

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  46. Captain Hachi on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi its obviously gonna win this xD

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  47. Johnny on March 1, 2014

    Mabi with 1000+ votes and counting

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  48. CottonCandy on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  49. renegade739 on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi NO DOUBT!!!

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  50. Lenaly on March 1, 2014

    MABINOGI FTW!!!!! :D

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  51. Lerace1 on March 1, 2014

    MABINOGI!!!!!!!

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  52. Otusan on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi <3<3<3

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  53. Jcentral1 on March 1, 2014

    Pirate101 is the best!

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  54. Devilcore on March 1, 2014

    mabinogi

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  55. Jujuji on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi is the best F2P out there!

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  56. Pinky on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi definitely!!

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  57. Legiathan on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi is the best F2P i have ever played.

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  58. Oktayvia on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi~

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  59. Tony on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi ftw

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  60. Mega on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi is THE BEST

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  61. Xolar on March 1, 2014

    Honestly, I tried alot of F2P games, but most of those games I just drop. Mabinogi on the other hand always made me want to come back. Yes, people complain about the graphics, but imo I think Mabinogi is really a one of a kind game that mixes combat, social, and life skills. Best thing I like? No level cap or level requirements for equipments~!

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  62. TaruKitsune on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi <3

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  63. Lunajack on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi gogogogogogogogogogoggogo.

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  64. Mooks101 on March 1, 2014

    MABINOGI!!!!!!!!!

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  65. Aonova on March 1, 2014

    mabinogi for sure
    already past 2k
    keep it up guys

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  66. Bloom on March 1, 2014

    Elsword!

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  67. Lynn on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi!

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  68. monique baks on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi

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  69. Reihu on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi

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  70. Mel on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi!!

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  71. Marko on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi

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  72. Cookiemonsterrr on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi

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  73. Mimi on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi <3

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  74. Sam T. on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi

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  75. Hidu.E on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi in it to win it up in cloud-9 with 2k votes, while the rest are down suckin my big toe with no more than 500 votes. #Getrhaped.

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  76. Shisu on March 1, 2014

    Mabinogi

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  77. 0.o on March 1, 2014

    Mabi

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  78. Tai on March 1, 2014

    MABINOGI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BOI lets goooooooo~

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  79. 10v5m1ch9n5 on March 2, 2014

    Mabinogi has a better online community than any other games. #Sabina

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  80. 15rt3p9ch5n on March 2, 2014

    Mabinogi at almost 2500
    COME ON PPL!!!!!! MABI FTW!!!!!

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    • Chris A. on March 2, 2014

      Mabinogi rules.
      and what the hell does your name mean LOL? at least I can read the other guy above you name…

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  81. RogersRainheart on March 2, 2014

    The best mmorpg is vindictus right now.
    It would be tera but tera has one problem that is way too big to ignore.

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  82. AH25 on March 2, 2014

    Halo must be an MMO, too. It’s like saying Bomberman Online is an MMO. It isn’t, it has it’s moments of outdated fun, but it isn’t. Anything online is not necessarily an MMO. Many online games can’t really be considered an MMO because they’re not entirely M, M, or O. They can have MO, but that wouldn’t make it MMO. “Massive” or “Massively”, that varies, as well, doesn’t it? 100 can be a lot for little games, even in Phantasy Star Online’s private servers, back in the days, 250 on average, that’s a lot..

    MMO does not limit itself to genre, hence it’s use. Some people use MMOG, G being game. If you really want to be definitive, it doesn’t mean that whatever is MMO has to be a game.

    MMOs are usually labeled without a genre because that’s simply what they wind up as.
    What person is this game in? Third? Thus, you add a T. MMOTP. Now what kind of game is this, a racing, or a shooter? MMOTPS.

    Nothing is really an MMO, because everything is an MMO. Otherwise everyone would say, “What OGs are you playing?”

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    • Fireflies on March 18, 2014

      But Halo can always be played offline, MMO’s can’t.

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  83. Saiphax on March 2, 2014

    Mabinogi of course. I have tried some others, never what I wanted. But Mabi never lets me leave. it deserves to win- FOR ERINNN!!!!!

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  84. Lena on March 2, 2014

    Mabi is the best! It was the only one that I played and still playing for so long~~ Aura is cool too, but mabi definitly is the best >w< GOGO!!

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  85. Atrixter on March 2, 2014

    MABINOGI IS THE MOST UNIQUE GAME ON HERE, FK ALL THE OTHER “BASIC” GAMES!

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  86. Katieee on March 2, 2014

    Excuse me for a moment while I scream ‘Mabinogi’ out of my window. I hope y’all can hear me.

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  87. darkchaos125 on March 2, 2014

    Mabinogi All the Way!

    WOOOOO!!!!

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  88. reqvo on March 2, 2014

    Blacklight Retribution!

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  89. sirchrehpo on March 2, 2014

    Mabinogi!

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  90. Orb on March 2, 2014

    In the name of Ferghus, we shall prevail!

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  91. =w= on March 2, 2014

    So far, none of these polls have been quite like the one between Aura Kingdom and SMITE.

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  92. Kyon on March 2, 2014

    Go Mabinogi! =D

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  93. mjaybird on March 2, 2014

    I vote for Star Trek Online and Hawken. great games

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  94. Rogh on March 2, 2014

    No games that have been shut down, but you use Statesman from City of Heroes on the banner.
    Nice, guys.

    RIP Paragon Studios.

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  95. NamedByAFish on March 2, 2014

    Just an educated guess: In Round 2 of Rogue, Runescape will crush STO, 85-15 (at least)

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  96. jamiekins on March 2, 2014

    Star Trek Online.

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  97. Wahu on March 2, 2014

    Mabinogi. Definitely Mabinogi.

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  98. Danielifz on March 2, 2014

    Maplestory

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  99. shad0wriderz on March 2, 2014

    Maplestory. You have to get it, to get it.

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  100. Apples Cry At Night on March 2, 2014

    is there even a question to who is the best?
    its obviously mabinogi
    but this is really just a popularity contest, and the sheer amount of people playing games like games like dota means we might not win.

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  101. GP on March 3, 2014

    City of Heroes was the BEST.. Hands down!

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  102. Keeny on March 3, 2014

    Star Trek online all day long.

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  103. MindShock on March 3, 2014

    Age of Wushu, best MMO I ever play but has support flaws, really unique and not a MMO clone.

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  104. Caitlyn of Mari on March 3, 2014

    Best graphs, best storyline, amazing player community, dungeons, dragons, and music!!!!!!! Mabinogi is the best MMO I have played and that is the truth

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    • Ager on March 3, 2014

      To all of you that voted Mabinogi may the goddess shine done upon our path to win this competion and let every other Game know we are the champions

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      • In Her Name on March 3, 2014

        We, the warriors of Mabinogi, are following our beloved Goddess in war against the other games. With Morrighan’s blessing, we can’t lose. Plus, with Nao support, we can just come back each time we die.

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        • aoiyukari on March 6, 2014

          mabinogi might not win due to number of fanatic fanboys from another feggit game might devour mabinogi

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        • Angry Old Wizard on April 4, 2014

          No offense, but I’m just scrolling through this and laughing.

          sorry.

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  105. Elusir on March 3, 2014

    The Lord of the Rings Online
    TF2

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  106. grandeurimi101 on March 3, 2014

    THE LORD OF THE RINGS IS THE BEST <3 <3

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  107. Aramu on March 3, 2014

    I agree. Been watching it for the past half hour and the voting is super consistent.

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  108. Naonao on March 3, 2014

    Yeah, this isn’t fairrrrrr

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  109. Yuen on March 3, 2014

    Nah it’s called FB.

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    • Aramu on March 3, 2014

      Can confirm this, though the facebook group could use a little less trash talking.

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  110. Cut on March 3, 2014

    MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

    MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

    MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

    MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

    MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

    MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

    MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

    MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPPLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

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  111. Flosiin on March 3, 2014

    Lord of the Rings online

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  112. Stan B on March 3, 2014

    LOTRO

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  113. Leoville on March 3, 2014

    Lord of the Rings online

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  114. kromachine on March 3, 2014

    the lord of the rings online is the bestt mmo from 2007.all the player who have already play this game 50+ lvls cant compare and say what i mean.the only mmo with dx11 full engines and more.stop to play manga games!

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    • Jason on March 3, 2014

      @kromachine: You’ve obviously never played Mabi. No class restrictions, for one thing.

      I don’t know much about LotRO, but I’d probably drop LotRO before leaving the tutorial area.

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      • Juncboks on March 7, 2014

        “You should try my game; it’s awesome and the best. I haven’t played yours, but I know it sucks.”

        Don’t you love that logic? XD

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        • Kinuna on March 19, 2014

          Don’t you love how LotRO can do nothing better but bad mouth bc the game sux so bad. I’m sry but its been well known that any game made after a movie just plan reeks.

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  115. Eomyn on March 3, 2014

    LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE

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  116. Castellan Widain on March 3, 2014

    LOTRO

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  117. Kristen on March 3, 2014

    Star wars the old republic and Mabinogi are my games.

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  118. Jacquie on March 3, 2014

    Why can’t I vote in the LOTRO vs. Mabinogi poll? It keeps saying I already voted, but I didn’t.

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  119. Alesheyra on March 5, 2014

    Warframe gained 1000+ votes in roughly the last 10 minutes after Vindictus was holding a lead on it up until then. Something doesn’t seem right.

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    • isacraft on March 5, 2014

      Unless you forget the fact that there is the moon clans category un warframe with more than 800 clan members (without counting the alliances) and the gms was announcing the vote at the region chat(unos as the red test) so warframe not just had won aganist vindictus but also won aganist the whole nexon community which was supporting vindictus soo this polo was seems more than legit to me even if both sides was using botts of proxies.

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      • Alesheyra on March 5, 2014

        I was watching for the hour before it ended, both sides were steadily gaining votes every few seconds. In the last 10 minutes warframe shot up 3-4 votes every second.

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        • isacraft on March 5, 2014

          That was when the ingame redtext appears un warframe to boost the moral and the moon clans as warbros, asuro, pone rangers AMD other clans( which has in some cases +800 clan members) joined together to mame votes un the poll checo the warframe forums and ser it for yourself.

          the warframe community isnt that small as you think plus warframe son aganist the nexon community (vindictus players and other nexon Games players who support them)

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        • kennayxD on March 26, 2014

          their both grind games but have you seen Warframe its even on the ps4 now.

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      • ihateyousometimes on April 2, 2014

        have you seen planetdie 2 servers? or outfits?

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    • Lotus on March 5, 2014

      “something’s wrong,there’s a heavy unit approaching”

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      • kennayxD on March 26, 2014

        I see what u did there lol

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    • Ruk on March 5, 2014

      it’s just because players rarely going into forum that big clans didn’t know about this poll…
      “then everything’s changed when the fire red colored text appears in game”

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      • Juncboks on March 7, 2014

        “It’s the Grineer”.

        And the red text will forever be shown Tenno love.

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  120. Lonnie on March 5, 2014

    i say Star Wars the old Republic

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  121. WizardMeSilly on March 5, 2014

    Wizard Division here – Specifically Wizard101!

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  122. I'm awesome on March 5, 2014

    Um… Have you guys noticed, in the wizard section, wizard101? That’s the best. It has the most players I’ve ever seen in an mmo. Over 3 frickin million people play it! That had better win.

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  123. K on March 5, 2014

    Warframe is obviously the best game you can play for free! Guns, aweseom enemies, and aweseom characters. What game could be better?

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    • Gene on March 5, 2014

      “what flesh is within that Warframe…?
      I will crush it…i will fill my lungs with your death!!!”

      -General Sargas Ruk

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      • Juncboks on March 7, 2014

        “Ever get hammered in that suit?”

        -Lech Kril

        Lol, you’d have to play to get it.

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  124. wizard101lover on March 6, 2014

    WIZARD101 hands down!!!!!!!!!

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  125. hovsep on March 6, 2014

    seriously? mabinogi vs pirate 101? mabinogi wins hands down pirate 101 is not even f2p but just a demo in mabi they solved the inventory isue by giving everyone free inventory plus service PERMANENTLY and they solved the mounts issue by giving lots of eventswich give mounts and give a free permanent horse and fly mount to all beginners while pirate 101 just lets you play 1 part of the story and thats it

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  126. Lindapham on March 6, 2014

    Where is Champions of Regnum???? Those games selected are all inferior to Regnum!

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  127. peaches1956 on March 6, 2014

    The best game i have played is wizard101 i love that game i hope wizard101 wins they say vote but where in the world do you vote when you can’t find where to vote :(

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  128. Sooshi on March 6, 2014

    Warrior: TF2
    Cleric: League of Legends
    Rogue: Mabinogi
    Wizard: Warframe

    No contest

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    • Name (Required) on March 6, 2014

      Exactly. On the spot. Except the final winner will be Mabinogi. You forgot that part :3

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      • Sooshi on March 11, 2014

        Mabinogi = one of the best games I have ever played. Warframe is a hard contender though…

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  129. Ice on March 6, 2014

    Warrior : Maplestory
    Cleric: LoL

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  130. LobsterFiend on March 7, 2014

    I’ll vote for Warframe if you vote for Mabinogi. huehuehuehue. Seriously though, I think they’re both very original games. ♥♪♥♪

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  131. antonsawa on March 7, 2014

    i was playing wizard101 but it steals peoples money so can you just put it away from this competition

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  132. Jessarica on March 7, 2014

    Warrior division: SMITE
    Cleric division: League of Legends
    Rogue division: PlanetSide 2
    Wizard division: Warframe <333

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    • TechyChick on March 8, 2014

      Um.. no… Mabinogi is going to win rogue division and maple in warrior so please. move aside with your SMITE and Planteside2.. please :T

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    • Sai on March 13, 2014

      I’ve never even heard of any of those games besides LoL until this poll. ~
      But anyways, Mabinogi is going to take that Rogue Division spot for sure.
      May be an older game, but it’s updated constantly and very often with brand new ADDED content. That age gives it an advantage of just having so much under it’s belt. Other games only have eye candy going on for them.

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  133. daltonjuly on March 7, 2014

    voto por Maplestory es el mejor juego del mundo

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  134. Haku on March 7, 2014

    Im loving this competition but its sad that Vindictus already lost
    I can see Nexon games going far such as Maple and Mabi
    But LoL and TF2 can win this

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  135. ps4 on March 7, 2014

    warframe.

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  136. Drake on March 7, 2014

    I really hope Maple wins! Maple is my favorite :D

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  137. Adolfo on March 7, 2014

    Maplestory!!!

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  138. Raegar on March 8, 2014

    Hey, shouldn’t we be on Cleric Division round 2 by now?

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  139. 2to2gunner on March 8, 2014

    I have played both and cleary,Mabinogi and and will beat pirate101

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  140. Malvic on March 8, 2014

    Blacklight is purely the best fps out there today ghost is nice, but blr for the win..

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  141. =w= on March 9, 2014

    …and mmobomb falls behind on its contest.

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    • ZipZopZep on March 9, 2014

      Um no they didn’t? If you actually took the time to read when the polls begin for each bracket you’d notice the next bracket doesn’t start until tomorrow… They took the weekend off, which makes sense given its the weekend and people deserve time off from things. Plus it would have probably made it difficult on them to change out the polls and post info.

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      • Raegar on March 9, 2014

        “F 3/7: Cleric Division, Round 2″ Cleric was supposed to start on Friday. And they don’t need to take the weekend off, they aren’t doing any work. They just have to look at the votes at the end of the voting time and set up the new votes. That’s it. mmobomb failed at their job this time. :/

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        • spunkify Author on March 9, 2014

          No I see what happened,

          We had a new post which was covering the next round of voting. The new post has the updated polls, but the original here didn’t get updated. So a lot of people are still going back to this one to check even though the new one is the one which is on the home page.

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      • =w= on March 9, 2014

        I like how my incorrect observation was initially corrected by an even worse rebuttal. Thanks spunkify, imma go look for the new poll.

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  142. OLDMS on March 9, 2014

    OLD MAPLESTORY FTW

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  143. Tinkerbell23 on March 10, 2014

    i really like mabinogi i’ve been playing since March 2012

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  144. Otusan on March 10, 2014

    Mabinogi 4 3ever !!!

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  145. Ataw on March 10, 2014

    Mabinogi!!! Luving it

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  146. Kocho on March 10, 2014

    Mabinogi! ^_^

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  147. ookie on March 10, 2014

    let’s hope next time they only do the games that truly are Free To Play …. not Free To TRY AT A HANDICAPPED LEVEL UNTIL YOU COUGH UP THE SUBSCRIPTION MONEY

    Mabinogi all the way…..total freedom to develop characters, ability to choose genders, races, skills….no classes to choose from which is AWESOME….be a warrior with high levels of magic that’s not too shabby with a bow ….now that’s character creation

    take a break from battling to do crafting, farming, fishing, or just hanging out……sometimes when i can’t sleep i kick on Mabi….take of my characters (you get 3 of em for FREE) to sit under a tree away from everything to listen to the birds chirp overlooking Maiz Prairie then just drift off to sleep

    your first character (usually human) is totally free….as you play you come across two different races from which you get an assist character from each ….totally free…and can play as any one of them you choose….you can even play as one of your pets if you want in order to train them up so they can better help in battle IF you need them….and now we can transform into different creatures ourselves to take on their skills while transformed….totally awesome game

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    • Fylas on March 13, 2014

      you don’t really transform into other creatures and take on their skills, the transformation mastery allows you to use your basic melee skills while posing as let’s say a bear XD its mostly for fun since you can transform into almost everything. Choosing gender and race aren’t really features, things like that are standard. What is mentionable is that when you rebirth, which you can do endlessly you can actually not only change appearance but also gender.There is even a journal achievement for that ^^’. The maximum level is… none, anything under 300 is considered newbie and gets bonus beginner support like free potions and skill reset + daily rebirth. my main character has a total level over 4k base and 2k exploration + 2-3 k Ability points from daily quests and events. I know some people with a total level over 20k who are LITERALLY master of almost every skill in game XD. And the recent updates in korea abolished the 7 day premium rebirth and made it a free feature, so in a few months instead of rebirthing for free every time you hit age 20 you can do it every 7 days in NA too :D

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  148. Mabinogi on March 11, 2014

    MABINOGI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  149. Kyuuby on March 11, 2014

    The amount of retarded people raging over this orz, just reading through this is too funny, not fair? not a legit matchup? informing companies is wrong? #killyourself…. IIm sure people is gonna rip on any comment being positive for this but meh, I could care less, people… and eat my horrible spelling and grammer =D
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    Popularity contest of obviously a random selection of mmo with a decent amount of players
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    Informed companies so they can let the players know instead of limiting it to the mmobomb community only, plus wider coverage of the contest
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    Not created to suit you freaken needs of specific titles
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    Losers bracket? what is this? 1 bracket of specific genre games? no reason to have it since its basically showing who has a more active community or a community that cares
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    people hating on cash shop prices? you make me sick…. sure free to play should be balanced but I havent even seen games that litterally breaks the game by selling shit to their players to keep the game alive…. it cost money to maintain games and server people, understand that… ill understand if its like 1 shot kill weapons in fps games but in mmos, who gives a shit, their money, their advantedge, apparently people who rage about cash items are people who don’t spend money at all to help the game they obviosuly like. IE: Mabinogi reforges imbalanced? Cash shop only? people sell them on a daily basis for a reasonable price…. 200-300k, which is easy as hell to make, even with only a low lvl character. AK eidoloians limited to cash shop? ITS freaken tradable people…… buy it from players….
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  150. katie on March 11, 2014

    APB best game ever no argument thats just fact and you cant argue with factual statements. APB wins.

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  151. ThemCheaters on March 11, 2014

    MABINOGI is just full of cheaters I mean have you look at the forums they are telling ways you can multiple vote at least pirate101 is going down being fair.

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    • Jason on March 12, 2014

      You keep on thinking that.

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  152. why on March 11, 2014

    If Mabinogi’s combat or gameplay isn’t unqiue, please I really want to know if there’s anything actually like it.

    You know, combo oriented combat that’s kind of similar to a fighting game, in that you have to consider positioning but also what attacks are viable where they all basically stun the enemy. Not just targeting an enemy and pressing a button to use a skill, or just doing so in sequence while minding the fire on the floor, I mean actually considering damage types, which attacks will keep you from being retaliated against and whether or not its viable based on your position etc. Tera isn’t really like that, WoW or any of the standard MMOs aren’t like that, seriously what is?

    I think Mabinogi is a spectacular game because of its combat, not to mention the fact that its supposed to have something for everybody like life skills or music, tons of clothes and a really social community, but god damnit is the administration horrific. The engine is old, you get your occasional hacking outbreaks, and in some cases its pretty pay to win (Yes, I’m talking about reforges, you can get a lot more potential damage out of reforges as compared to a skill/stat hoarding build, and is also just an RNG gamble)

    but the reason Im asking is because I love the combat more than any other MMO I have ever played. Its completely unique, as far as I can tell, which makes me feel like its completely under-rated, unless theres another game out there with similar combat or concept, in that case: i want to play it

    reposted because i need other things to play but im picky as hell

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    • RevenantBacon on April 7, 2014

      Yeah, there’s a game that has combat like that. Well, actually it’s more like a whole series of games. OK, so to be more specific, that basically describes the ENTIRE FANTASY RPG GENRE.

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  153. Doreen on March 11, 2014

    Mabinogi ^__^

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  154. JustinBoomer on March 11, 2014

    Wizard101 & Pirate101 best games better then others (people told me MABINOG cheating be unfair vote) Happy Wizard101 (There Spiral going chance forever!) Wizard getting new level so, spell coming more DANGEROUS ^0^

    which I love it :)

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    • JustinBoomer on March 11, 2014

      sad FREE REALMS not in MMOBomb (Free Realms won’t be there anymore) but oh well I hope (WORLD TOUR FISHING BE NEXT YEARS AND HAVEN’T see anyone putting in Money Quest & Chrono Tales?

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    • LeagueKing on March 12, 2014

      Mabinogi cheating? lol you funny define how they’re cheating

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    • Sooshi on March 12, 2014

      Mabinogi > Wizard101

      Dont believe everything you’re told kid
      How and why would anybody be devoted enough to start cheating on a poll?

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      • JustinBoomer on March 19, 2014

        people threatening poll (cheat there poll) limit unfair people (people didn’t much for pirate101) only one win (have done any new update) only stupid wizard101 (Nobody care about wizard101 (even Khrysails World Starting) least ice wizard have chance win pvp (people threatening ice wizard immunity)

        least have shadow magic (Not easy destroy overpower wizard) like tank,spammer

        (mostly everybody on wizard101) waiting for Test Realms (for part 2 of 1 new world of shadow magic) kingsisle mostly well overdue (not winning event) major issus with wizard101 (over small bad glitch) got people banned already lost 3.5 million

        you know (those glitch want call: item pickup exploit)

        (SHUT UP Jason) your R-Tard because you act like one (because others one) that all you r-tard. (make better swear offense language then that)

        now want you are @Jason you are Hypocrites and other shits (puppet)

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        • Sooshi on March 26, 2014

          Sorry but please speak English. Did not understand a word of that…

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    • Millie on March 12, 2014

      How do you even think Pirate 101 is the best game? It’s not very nice at all, and I’m surprised it advanced. Well, this is about who has loudest fans, not best gameplay.

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    • Jason on March 12, 2014

      Speak English, r-tard.

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    • Dasom on March 13, 2014

      Just because we do a good job informing the player base doesn’t mean you should label us as cheaters. Our official thread informing players as over 15k views, over 15k individual mabinogi players who knew about the mmo contest, do you really think we needed to sink to cheating?

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  155. JustinBoomer on March 12, 2014

    @LeagueKing
    people cheating there vote so, others so, be possible vote only higher so, can’t win

    100% bet MMOBomb showdown for best music on TV (Bet: The Naked Brothers Band) BEAT those Jonas Brothers & Big Time Rush & Justin Bieber

    free realms win more was in Showdown (Would Beat Legend of Angel) lol (don’t going happen) shutting down forever (Mostly Sick of Disney People winning Kids Choice Awards)

    only game don’t like Plant vs Zombies (But Lot of People Love It Allot) bet they would win they was nominees

    and they already made video game for Xbox One made: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfar
    watch that video on ZackScottLive

    Thinking when Xbox 360 (Don’t Sell) No Opinion show pick next: Xbox one or PS4?

    bet XBOX ONE WIN MORE THEN PS4 (don’t need tv for it) xD

    DON’T THINK PEOPLE WOULD GIVE UP ON up XBOX 360 OR PS4 BECAUSE (Grand Theft Auto 5) & GRAND THEFT AUTO 5 ONLINE

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  156. Name (Required) on March 12, 2014

    warframe is the best

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  157. Nucifera on March 12, 2014

    WARFRAME!

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  158. Habimaru on March 12, 2014

    Not enough Aliens. Need more Aliens~

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  159. Nendo on March 12, 2014

    WARFRAME

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  160. Wizard101andPirate101 on March 12, 2014

    Wizard101 rules boo warframe

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  161. Mephisto Pheles on March 12, 2014

    Mabinogi Kill em take out Ragnarok online(this online game that I have never heard about until now)

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  162. Ali on March 12, 2014

    ^.^ Mabinogi won another round. :) We’re winning.

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  163. Kelly on March 12, 2014

    Er, really, who even made this list? It just takes purely random mmos and put them together. Also with no references to genre or category. Rpg with shooters? How can you compare them? What does rogue or warrior division even mean? Because they have no connection. And it seems the mmo being compared are very randomized. There are other mmo that should be in this list, and some needs to be taken out.

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  164. Fidens Libertas on March 12, 2014

    Mabinogi is an awesome game. one of the best thing about it is that it doesn’t use a tank based battle system like other MMO games.

    for those curious a tank based battle system is where you attack an enemy(they don’t flinch from taking a sword to the face) and they attack you(you don’t flinch either) and you basically keep attacking each other till 1 of you dies. it’s like a race to get your enemy’s HP to zero first and you could practically just go afk and let the whole battle happen itself.

    Mabinogi uses a tactical battle system where you must observe your enemy’s actions and react to them to gain the upper hand. the battle does not happen automatically like with a tank based battle system. you have to stay active and aware of everything that’s happening during the battle. this gives you a chance to actually show your skills for what they are.

    another great thing about Mabinogi is character development. it is done in a variety of ways all at the same time(or almost all) and there is like no end to how far you can develop your character(s), no matter how much you develop you character(s) there is always room for improvement unlike many other MMO where your development stops once you’ve reached the level cap. in Mabinogi i am almost level 3000 and not only am i not even close to my fullest potential but even at this high level there are still enemies that are many, many times stronger than me yet despite that as long as i’m not rash, am smart enough and if possible have good friends at my side i can defeat these enemies that are way stronger than me.

    another appeal of Mabinogi is the very friendly community. no one has called me a noob in Mabinogi and i’ve never seen anyone call anyone else a noob. calling other players noobs is a problem i have seen in many other MMO.

    another appeal of Mabinogi is that it doesn’t have a class system. say you’re a skilled archer but you suddenly decide you want to use a sword, Many other MMO wouldn’t let you do that but in Mabinogi you can just put the bow/crossbow aside and equip a sword. you archery skills will remain as good as they are while you are perfecting your sword skills so if you decide to go back to archery you won’t have to restart your training.

    if culture and/or mythology is appealing to you then you’re in luck, Mabinogi draws from pre-christian Irish mythology. (and before you say Ragnarok Online is based on Norse mythology remember that game is based on a Korean comic based on Norse mythology so Ragnarok Online draws its mythology inspire theme from a secondary source where as Mabinogi draw it from a primary source)

    one final appeal to Mabinogi is that its theme of fantasy life is strongly present, say you don’t want to do battles, then you can be a cook, a blacksmith, a tailor and plenty of other things, you don’t want to go into dangerous dungeons and such to get the materials then have other players escort you or have them get it for you. you can reward them by making them swords, armors, food and other items of higher quality than what you’d find in an NPC shop. while you do this and other things your relationship with other players will get stronger and while you’re at it seek romance, Mabinogi has a marriage system and even a family system where married couples can adopt other players as their kids thus forming a family. this game took the life concept of fantasy life to a new level.

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    • Kinuna on March 19, 2014

      It’s quite funny, I love the battle system and so does everyone who plays mabi, but according to game sites and some users I have met, who played the game for a short bit but didn’t understand what they were doing, the battle system is also considered a disadvantage to the game. What’s so great about sitting in place and hitting a monster and occasionally hitting a skill in hopes you kill the opponent first. People prefer all these realist-looking games, but they don’t prefer realistic battle systems?!
      Also RO is apparently a manwa based mmo. Sounds kinda similar to elsword in all honesty, except elsword has a decent battle system as well, a lot more fun then sitting in place and stabbing someone over and over… I dun like that in elsword tho everything is so cash based to me, and that your stuck with a specific looking chara.

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  165. Kitomi on March 12, 2014

    Mabinogi all the way! I have stopped playing this game three or four times along with several others because of real life obligations, I just recently picked it up again and OH MY GOD I LOVE IT!

    Dude… they even put SHAKESPEARE in the game!

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  166. Dulla on March 13, 2014

    APB must win! there is no fu..ing way!!

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  167. trams87 on March 13, 2014

    I vote for Warframe, lets take our Kubrows into action!

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  168. HYPERemtA405 on March 13, 2014

    I vote for Warframe.
    Warframe is the best!

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  169. ARhino on March 13, 2014

    i vote warframe, best game on this year!

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  170. Razje on March 13, 2014

    SMITE all the way!!

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  171. Hadra on March 13, 2014

    League of Legends! :D Maplestory too!

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  172. bibimpap on March 14, 2014

    I hope Mabinogi wins the rogue division, but I wonder how big Planet Side 2′s player base is….. And as for a thread way up above about what constitutes an MMO, if people simply read the definition of MOBA and MMO I think it is pretty straight forward, as well as the fact that Massively Multiplayer in and of itself would mean many, many players playing together all at once, not separated into small games with no relation- which would be Massive Multiplayer.
    GO MABI!

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  173. pertreonsmtie on March 14, 2014

    Smite for warrior divison PLEA

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  174. Omitsu on March 14, 2014

    Ragnarok Online all the way

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  175. Clooby on March 14, 2014

    No way RO can lose to Mabinogi.

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  176. Hadra on March 14, 2014

    League of Legends FTW!!!!!!!

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  177. _Xion on March 15, 2014

    RO 1

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  178. TheySuckedXD on March 15, 2014

    I love how Mabinogi’s players think that spamming alt accounts in the chat is gonna make them win.
    Mabinogi is horrible in my opinion I tried to play and it was just a nightmare.
    Go smite!
    Go Team Fortress 2!

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    • Kiley on March 16, 2014

      Someone’s a sore loser haha… You have a way to prove they’re all alts? Half of the comments aren’t even spam, and many are worthwhile reviews and comments.

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  179. Mewi on March 16, 2014

    Sorry! Ragnarok Online is the only real MMORPG here! No channels for chu MMO wannabes!!! Lets do this!
    MapleStory > STWOR sorry not enough fanboys Vader

    League of Legends > Tera Online , sorry not enough eyecandy Elins

    Ragnarok Online > Star Trek Online , RO doesn’t come with PWE greedy gamble fest.

    uhh Eden Eternal??? > Who the heck knows Ragnarok Online will own them all

    So

    Ragnarok Online vs League of Legends

    Two entirely different games. No winners or losers, League of Legends will win due to still being relevant.

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  180. mabinogi and tf2 is all i play. these 2 are all that i will be voting for. enough said.

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  181. Aromore on March 16, 2014

    I currently play Warframe, and I’m loving it. I haven’t been on Mabinogi for like 2 years. Between the two though, I’d say mabinogi is a better game. DevCat knows how to make a game original and good. It’s been 9 years since Mabinogi came out, and I literally haven’t seen another game like it.

    Sorry for the double post. I made the same paragraph in another reply if anyone saw it.

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  182. neko on March 17, 2014

    Gogo Eden Eternal :D

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  183. Droha on March 17, 2014

    Ragnarok Online All the way. RO is the mother of all MMORPGs.
    Being released in 2003(if im not mistaken) has a good player and fan base. RO will beat Mabinogi. And will go all the way !

    RO Woo Hoo !

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    • Picky on March 17, 2014

      Let’s see if you can accomplish that without using the cheating method one of you guys posted a little while ago.

      :P

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    • thatguy on March 19, 2014

      >mother of all MMORPGs
      >released in 2003

      Not even close, whippersnapper. Also, Mabi is almost as old as RO, since it was released in KR in 2003 (with RO being released in KR the year prior). I’ve played both. I’ve loved both, but Mabi gets my vote hands down.

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      • Kinuna on March 19, 2014

        Mabinogi is one of the biggest game in korea, they go have conventions dedicated to it XD besides RO has RO2, you’ll be lucky if the RO fans haven’t quite RO and joined RO2 if they really are so dedicated, sadly for the RO2 fans, RO is a different game still. Mabinogi was not only released before RO, but the graphics are way better, RO was stuck on 2-dimensional. Yea so RO2 is 3-d and non -anime looking-I actually don’t visually like more realistic looking games- but mabi doesn’t have a class system, well it kinda does, but you don’t have to be dedicated to the class, just being in it gives u x2 exp towards your skills. Mabi also has been offering a lot of free stuff to the f2ps, such as new pets, and certain events give out pon for changing your charas looks,and the rebirth system allows you to start your charas lvl over so you can gather up more ap, but you still keep your skill ranks, which is what really matters anyways.

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  184. AJaSeI on March 18, 2014

    TERA & Mabinogi

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  185. thetrue on March 18, 2014

    Mabinogi :D

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  186. a979788 on March 19, 2014

    warframe

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    • JustinBoomer on March 19, 2014

      wizard101 & pirate101 best (pirate101 just new online) didn’t win (because had glitch as blame on kingsisle didn’t fix in pass (some people got banned for it 3.5. million got banned,suspended more then week, some Way Out Of Control) (now stupid hall monitor mute people for 10 years x. x

      BUT don’t give damn crop (Others Game) wizard101 & pirate101 didn’t win (wish those game win showdown (make them to shut down there game)

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  187. beach_ass_nigga on March 19, 2014

    lmao
    mabinogi kicking RO ass

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  188. Mephisto Pheles on March 19, 2014

    Ohhh Kill em Mabi

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  189. sike on March 19, 2014

    RO is the best

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  190. Locked Girl on March 19, 2014

    Go Mabi!

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  191. SPabu on March 19, 2014

    Mabinogi!

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  192. CodyJenkins on March 19, 2014

    MABINOGI ALL THE WAY!!!

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  193. Scar on March 19, 2014

    Callback
    March 7, 2014 at 12:06 pm
    I can see Mabinogi potentially losing once it faces RO. RO has better music, older fanbase, amazing art, and has lived in private servers for long after the official servers went down. Plus, it will have renewed interest as people look forward to Tree of Savior online.

    Also, Mabinogi gets some default hate for being Nexon, and the pets/reforges create a very negative pay2win experience.

    As far as I can tell, the divisions are all locked.
    TF2
    LoL
    RO
    Warframe

    No telling what might happen after that tho.

    LOLLL THIS KIENT FUNNY SHIETZZZZZZZZ
    MABI LOSING LOL!

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  194. ThatGuyHatesYou on March 19, 2014

    Too many mabinogi fanboy/fangirl on here. Mabinogi isn’t that interesting, once you finish the story, not much left to do except pay 2 win to get stronger. In the end I voted for RO, unlike Mabinogi, RO is a true MMO.

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    • Aromore on March 20, 2014

      The hell you talking about?! There is no way to beat Mabinogi. End game doesn’t exist. If you believe there’s nothing after the main story, then I pity you.

      The story is only about 5% of what Mabinogi has to offer. There is no level cap. It’s not even about getting stronger!

      You’re forgetting that Mabinogi is also a social/casual game; players HANG OUT more often than they GRIND. One can make music, perform tasks for NPCs, or even collect clothing (the clothes themselves almost always offer the same stats so in no way is this for getting stronger). There’s a reason why Mabinogi has one of the best communities.

      By the way, I haven’t spent a single penny on Mabinogi… yet.

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      • Fylas on March 20, 2014

        I just got 3 dogs and 4 cats from the doki doki event :D I love cats <3 that widdle scarf is sooo kyooote~ and things people do in mabinogi? first of its not "the main story" but "the main STORIES" plural, we got like 18 of em not counting the iria drama which is entering a second season after the first 10 chapters of season 1 finished (thanks for the armored pegasus reward nexon muahaha) And grinding? you grind more in ragnarok then in any other mmo because leveling is the only real way to advance in that game. Sure, its cute and you can chat, but that's about it, in mabinogi I can dress up and pit my fashion sense against any of the other players with the fashion contest, heck if you win for 1 week (ingame year) a statue of your char will be seen posing in the squares of the towns XD. Also mabinogi is the only game where technological advancement as well as new spells make sense. A world that advances 52 years per real year? it would be weirder if there wasn't any progress.

        And ragnarok which couldn't even get 900 votes in total in each last round magically increasing by 2 votes every 15 seconds, exactly the time you need to reset your internet connection in the middle of the night? yeaaah sounds legit :P

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        • ThatGuyHatesYou on March 21, 2014

          In all honesty if any of you are reading this, you should vote for RO. RO is a much better game than Mabinogi. Mabinogi doesn’t get decent enough events or any good new permanent content. Once you play the game long enough and have master all skills, enchanted all your gear, max stats,reforges the game gets boring. Even if you don’t and reach total level 1000, the game becomes ridiculously easy. There is no difficulty what so ever, you can also just pay 2 win. The combat is slow paced and there’s quite a lot of glitches. The game also has lag issue. The server and channel crashes from time to time, don’t even mention when you lose your precious item from crashing. Even if you do sent a support ticket it would take weeks, months for support to even answer your tickets. And so what if the game is casual/social game, it won’t last long being only that. Only reason the game lasted this long is because of gachapon, reforges, and rebirth cards. Mabinogi has lots of problems with it, so do yourself a favor and vote for RO, don’t listen to those mabinogi’s fanboy.

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          • sSsDoOm on March 22, 2014

            The game gets ridiculously easy at level 1000? Clearly you’re doing something wrong. Sure, some of the Generation Quest lines get easy, but there are several that only get harder the higher your total and/or talent(s). And… how in the hell did you manage to master all of the skills in only 1000 levels? Seriously, I’ve been playing since 2008, I’m only just closing in one 5k and I have so many skills to train and master that it’s not even funny. Max stats? Unlikely, unless you’re total 10k+ I don’t even want to hear about Max Stats from you. In addition, of course the gameplay is slow, the point is NOT to get hit, unlike most other MMOs that allow you to endure hit after hit. The combat system is unique and your character is far from invincible, even the strongest players that do get over 10k can’t take too many hits in the harder Shadow Missions. And as for support, they haven’t been the greatest, I’ll agree with that, but they’ve been improving, living in Maplestory’s shadow has kept us with a lot less, but the staff such as our Community Manager has been putting in a lot more effort to get stuff back to people.

            To say it’s only lasted this long is a lie, the game has lasted a long time and will keep on going because of the content that keeps on coming. I won’t completely defend the pay2win side, because some of these pets are pretty overpowered, but you don’t need pets, gachapon, reforges or even rebirth cards to enjoy and progress in the game. You only need a rebirth card to rebirth every week, you get a freebie every time you age up to 20 (which typically takes 3 weeks from a rebirth after 12 PM PDT/PST on Saturday).

            And to back pedal a bit, you’re complaining about events when right now we’ve got one running called Doki Doki Island where people can go and get pet-less flight, new pets, fancy looking armor, and all other sorts of fun without paying a dime on the game. In the past we’ve even had events that provided free reforges and rare items. Come now, don’t try to brainwash people to RO just because you don’t understand anything other than hearsay about Mabi.

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    • Sooshi on March 21, 2014

      Please dont comment. You’re making yourself look stupid.
      You obviously didnt even finish the story OR play it for very long im guessing, since everyone who has put time into Mabinogi knows that there are multiple stories and not just one. I’ve played RO for about 2 weeks only and got bored of it. I didn’t even notice RO had a story; either it was non-existant or extremely lacking. Mabinogi has 18+ of these stories with more to come. Don’t talk if you don’t know your facts. Also you dont pay to get stronger, you play to get stronger.

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      • ThatGuyHatesYou on March 25, 2014

        *cough*
        G1-G11 http://i57.tinypic.com/264m9z6.jpg
        G12-G15 http://i58.tinypic.com/2z86m3d.jpg
        G15-G18 http://i61.tinypic.com/24ay7bm.jpg
        Quest Log http://i57.tinypic.com/hwwbgn.jpg

        I’m sorry if you felt offended in anyway, but it’s sort of true. That’s just merely your opinion like this is my opinion with some true fact. You should also stop ,because you’re making yourself look like an ignorant fanboy. Once you finish G1-G18 not much to do, except daily/raid. The difficulty of the game is laughable, with these talent bonus, skill training pot that gachapon pooping out, they even nerfed G1-G3 and G9-G12. Don’t even get me started about lore there’s a scooter pet and soon to be flying food truck pet. And actually you do pay to get stronger, because enchant and reforges and even gachapon, have you seen elemental reforges? Or those somewhat new pre R1 item BDK Bow, BDK Sword, Beams, Dowra and etc.You also can’t “play” to get stronger without free rebirthing per 3weeks or paid weekly rebirth.

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        • Sooshi on March 26, 2014

          1) The pets have nothing to do with the lore lol please listen to yourself
          2) Difficulty increases with your talent level / total level and the dungeon you are doing. You prob haven’t gotten that far yet if you think the difficulty is laughable.
          3) Who says you need to pay for all that shit? I havent paid a dime for gachapon or reforges and I’ve been doing just fine.
          4) Rebirthing every 3 weeks isnt that bad. You just need to learn how to not blow all your ap in less than 3 weeks.

          I’ve played RO, to be honest, its boring and you grind more in that game than anything else. MMOs arent about grinding btw. MMO means massively multiplayer online so how is RO a “true MMO” and Mabi is not?

          P.S. I think you’re fanboying over RO a bit too much too btw. Also Mabi is a social game more than a KillShit&Level type of game like RO.

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          • Fylas on March 26, 2014

            first of all you have to rebirth cause its a INTEGRAL MECHANIC to the game O-o and 3 weeks paid rebirths? yeah paid rebirths is faster but for how long? after the fifth hero got released even before saga season 2 the game enhancements added 7 day free rebirth <3 I can't wait for that, finally mabi strips off the last vestiges of the old generation 1 pay to win crap :D

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  195. Rolfski on March 20, 2014

    Planetside 2 all the way. It’s by far the most epic shooter out there. The scale has to be experienced to be believed and the game is getting improved literally every week. Soon out on PS4 as well.

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  196. Taka on March 20, 2014

    Now why is the vote count of the RO vs Mabi match increasing by about 2 votes every second or so in favor of RO? Hmmm…

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    • Fylas on March 20, 2014

      Considering they never managed to get more then 900 votes before? voting bots I wrote the poll site and they said there have been attempts at cheating in the poll but won’t reveal more since I don’t own the poll … yet they suggested to get premium features XD

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    • Oda on March 20, 2014

      It’s because, We (as a Ragnarok Online community) have mentioned it globally to the likes of our master server kRO aswell as jRO fRO since were all a community, we’re in it together.

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      • Fylas on March 20, 2014

        Oh so since Iro can’t amass more then 900 votes without vote botes (yes I’m looking at you 75.140.74.199 , 99.89.1.138 and 66.60.248.13 -_-)you brought in the japanese and korean, guess we should do that too then.

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        • Jarvis on March 20, 2014

          RAGNAROK ALL THE WAY! Vote from idRO player!

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          • Rolland on March 20, 2014

            And Vote from rAthena Incoming :P

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        • GrayNapalm on March 20, 2014

          pRO votes coming in! :D

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      • Qadry on March 20, 2014

        And tons of private server too! :D

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        • what? on March 21, 2014

          Game has private servers…. doesnt that just mean people dislike the offical servers and its mechanics? DANG! glad i play moba games screw rpg, ill leave that to the consoles.

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  197. Izzy on March 20, 2014

    Go Ragnarok Online! Go go go!!!

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  198. tachiorz on March 20, 2014

    mabinogi is better than all those games altogether

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  199. Krauth on March 20, 2014

    Go Ragnarok Online!!!!

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  200. Fierlyt on March 20, 2014

    Goodness… the hype for Mabi on here is ridiculous! Haha. My opinion: LoL is going to beat Path of Exile in votes, but Path of Exile should win in my opinion as being a better game. That’s an opinion though. Then you have Planetside vs. Mabi… That is going to be a tough call. Winner of that will probably be a good competitor for the throne either way. Maplestory vs. Smite? Never heard of Smite. My assumption is that people will do whatever possible to stop Maplestory vs. Mabinogi for the throne. It could still happen. For Wizard I see Warframe taking it but not being a competitor for the top spot. It’s going to come down to LoL, Maplestory, or Planetside/Mabinogi for winner. My bias is with Mabinogi, but I don’t see why it needs to win besides that I think it should. The other 3 are great games in their own right… I still think PoE should beat LoL, but I’m not hopeful and it honestly has no chance against Maplestory or Planetside/Mabinogi where LoL could be a fierce competitor…

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    • Sean on March 20, 2014

      I like how you completely disregard Smite because you never heard of it, although it has crushed every opponent so far (and TF2 is a pretty decent opponent). I think this poll shows more about the communities, what communities love their game. League is immensely popular, but the community shows no love. Smite hasn’t made a single announcement about this poll, it’s all been fan driven from the reddit. I think if it wasn’t based on just how much of the community loves the game, LoL would have been able to win by leaps and bounds every single round, but because it is struggling to gain votes, I can see Smite as a likely winner. I don’t remember how I saw it, but I saw something that said that in the first 2 rounds Smite had the most votes over all (i think it was by a decent chunk too)

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  201. Nimadebi on March 20, 2014

    I’ve played RO and mabinogi for years, but mabinogi is a game I keep coming back.

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  202. Ross on March 20, 2014

    Haven’t even heard of Mabinogi but it’s got my vote because it looks interesting not to mention RO (more like GAGnarok online) is so boring and horrible that it has to rely on private servers to get people interested.

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  203. Mewi on March 20, 2014

    Mmmm the Vote Bots are tasty.

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  204. Ronoah on March 20, 2014

    Nice votes, mabinogi. Enjoy those bots and proxies.

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    • Kryzaldo on March 20, 2014

      To be fair my friend, it seems both parties have been accused of cheating. Either-way, I can only see a fair few amount of people taking the time and effort to cheat, especially since 1 or 2 votes here are minute at best, and the rest being genuine.

      Just because one side is doing better doesn’t mean they’re cheating, or that your side isn’t cheating either. So please, pot kettle black, good luck, and enjoy the voting.

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  205. In Her Name on March 20, 2014

    Well I’m ashamed that my community is cheating, but it comes down to this…

    If we were to make a fair poll where no one could vote more than once and set it up between Mabinogi and Ragnarok Online in which there was no intervention between any other community – it would be only your version of Ragnarok (RO2 and other localized versions of the original can stay out) and only us as Mabinogi NA (no overseas servers or supportive players from other games) then I’d say Ragnarok Online would still lose. We’ve rallied our community rather well, the supportive non-cheaters are enough to carry us swiftly to victory.

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  206. Almr on March 20, 2014

    This is disgusting.

    I’ve been seeing that number tick up like clockwork, all for one game in particular that’s pulled away with a steady % per hour. Mabi :P

    I was even in the process of downloading that game and giving it a try, but I really don’t want to support or encourage such blatant cheating. I can only imagine what the game must be like, and it couldn’t possibly be friendly with all this trash-talking I’m seeing.

    I wonder if they’ll script votes in the Rogue div finals.

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    • Kryzaldo on March 20, 2014

      Every vote Mabinogi has been in within this contest has had high vote counts, are you sure it’s just not that the players are more active in voting?

      If you are going to pass a game based on the fact /both/ parties are cheating, then you have no right to call anything disgusting, and also do you play RO?, If so you should stop since you find it disgusting.

      Therefore, you should be careful when commenting, as fair enough you are entitled to your opinion, but also make sure it doesn’t make you look like a fool, or tries to belittle the other game, as every game here is to a high standard with a strong player-base who love their game.

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      • Ronoah on March 20, 2014

        There’s proof of Mabinogi cheating. Screencaps of people actually saying that they don’t care for the poll and are just cheating to get the rewards the mabinogi admins are giving for winning the round, and more.

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        • LobsterFiend on March 21, 2014

          This is redundant since almost every single game on here has one single player who claims that they will cheat. Check the Pirates101 forums, or the Ragnarok forums. Mabinogi players took screen caps from their forums that shows that some people over there were gonna cheat as well. The fact of the matter is that it is extremely easy to cheat on this competition. If you don’t know how, then you’ve been living under a rock. However, the cheater do not even represent the majority most of the time.

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        • PS2 ALL THE WAY on March 21, 2014

          who care we all know PS2 is gonna win in the end, if RO wins, mabinogi will vote for PS2, if mabinogi wins, RO will vote for PS2,
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          -
          So quit yer yapping since we got this in the bag already

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          • Hahaha Nope. on March 21, 2014

            No no no, If iRO beats mabi I’ll be voting for them in the finals

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        • IKR? on March 21, 2014

          Theres proof of aliens too, dang son look at these images!

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      • akasasori on March 20, 2014

        Nice to see you attempt to rationalize it. Calculate votes per hour as of the last 5 odd hours and you’ll find the numbers are strangely uniform.

        Also, you sound like a Mabinogi player. Take your cheating elsewhere.

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        • EAPidgeon on March 20, 2014

          Seems pretty obvious both sides are cheating at this point, but it would seem either somehow Ragnarok has managed to rally ~10,000-12,000 players and far far more than their previous polls indicate. Or they’ve started botting.

          Now most of us are allured to the idea of golden rules/Hammurabi style behavior when we’re being wronged competitively. Whether politics or otherwise.

          Personal opinion is that unfortunately for all the legitimate voters out there I feel Ragnarok started vote botting, and Mabinogi is simply following suit at this point. Fact is if one side starts cheating the other side will start cheating equivalently to try to keep it “fair”.

          Regardless disappointed in both communities, and account registration should be required despite personally being against it.

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          • birdo on March 20, 2014

            actually thats exactly the case

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          • JudeIV on March 21, 2014

            True, account registration would be nice and all but would greatly limit votes from either community since it is a pain in the arse to make sometimes just to simply vote for both contest holders and voters.
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            Better off with vote limited to ip address
            Proxy safegaurds
            Those picture questions when confirming vote
            Linking the vote to other accounts ie:FaceBook

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            otherwise for all i care, just get rid of both games from the competition, all because a group of voters from both sides decided that cheating was the way to go.

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        • LeagueKing on March 20, 2014

          Person plays mabinogi…. Labeled as a cheater! gg
          we all know runescape is the mother of all games so any other opinion is invalid!

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    • Sai on March 20, 2014

      That is very sad. :( You should not let a few cheaters ruin your image of something.
      Mabinogi is the most unqiue game I’ve ever played. I even think it will be the last game i ever play.
      I’ve played RO from beta in 2002 till it went P2P for the first time in 2003 then I played Mabinogi from korea in 2006, closed beta in 2008 till now. I’ve played both gamed additively and I still believe Mabinogi to be the best of the two, while both are nice to play.

      The game is really friendly and you should give it a try if you change your mind.
      I’ve never seen a game with as much content. It’s very mind blowing.

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      • Mewi on March 20, 2014

        I’ve seen your screenshots and I’m fairly positive 2nd jobs weren’t out back then ;p

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        • Sai on March 20, 2014

          Which one?

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          • Mewi on March 20, 2014

            The one with the assassin in it? o.O”

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          • Sai on March 20, 2014

            Wouldn’t let me reply directly, but I didn’t see any second class in it. Sure it was mine? The game went P2P before that ever happened. That was when I quit playing.

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  207. TaruKitsune on March 20, 2014

    I vote for mabinogi c:

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    • Lol on March 20, 2014

      Yes, you obviously do because you are a furry weeb.

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      • Kryzaldo on March 20, 2014

        That was unnecessary, respect people’s right to vote.

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  208. RO_BUTTHURT on March 20, 2014

    I’M VERY BUTTHURT THAT MABINOGI IS WINNING
    I DEMAND A REMATCH BECAUSE MY BUTT IS LEAKING WITH TEARS

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  209. So much Rage on March 20, 2014

    So much rage between these two games, dang son….
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    Just reading the previous comments made me go like…. What kind of crazy game are these that make their player so…. STUPID!!! like oh gawd, its not even a popularity contest, its basically a contest showing who has the stronger community awareness
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    Cheating on both sides? GG, tell us something that isnt from year 2000….
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    This game is better than that game…. No one gives a crap about your opinion, shut up and vote….
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    God I am glad i dont even play either game, like screw this rouge division has it rough with all these no life players who are bleeding….

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    • Mewi on March 20, 2014

      Rouge is a color, Rogue is the proper word.

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      • Kryzaldo on March 20, 2014

        I think cheating has been around before 2000 also, if not then mayhaps communism will be possible in the future, that is after greed is gone too…

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      • De? on March 21, 2014

        Aren’t you enjoying this?

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    • Supreme_Sublime on March 20, 2014

      Mabinogi is one of those games you’ll quit for a year or two
      BUT you always come back.
      Story lines are very well written, gameplay, etc.
      Glad to see Mabinogi finally getting what it truly deserves

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      • Rolland on March 20, 2014

        I have been watching the polls, and they are gaining 1000 votes every 30 minutes since 10 hours ago.

        yes, they truly deserve those cheaters.

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        • Rolland on March 20, 2014

          They = Both games btw.

          There is almost no genuine polls in this contest.

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  210. birdo on March 20, 2014

    >player 1 cheats
    >player 2 cheats
    >both players are cheating, 2 is still winning
    player 1:”Hey, you’re cheating! Not fair!”
    Go away.

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    • Rolland on March 20, 2014

      FYI I have been watching the vote count with my coded software.

      The increase in Player 2′s vote isn’t even natural as its increasing with constant graph.
      (yes, its CONSTANT, which is UN-natural at all means.)

      To be exact, Player 2 has been using cheats first at EXACTLY 21 hours ago.
      They stopped after an hour.

      That is far before player 1, at exactly 12 hours ago.

      Then player 2 starts cheating again at exactly 9 hours ago,
      with rate of 1k votes / hour (10 votes / mins)

      and 2 hours later (Noticing Player 1 has reached 40%), player 2 increased their votes rate at exactly 1k votes / 30 Mins (33.3 votes/mins)

      Which is cheating first to be exact?
      Got brains to comprehend?

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      • Congrats on March 21, 2014

        Well, still doesnt prove anything since they “could” still be real votes for either player, besides it only speculations that you are providing, that is not hard evidence with no concrete source.
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        Let just hope they beef up the security on the poles, with things like voting 1 per ip address, and like proxy safegaurds, along with word check when submitting votes, cancel out the bot possibilies, or at least mitigate their movements, cause obviously regardless of what anyone says, we all know that all players…. are idiots which would include me,
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        and honestly, we all know who is gonna win in the final, IT AINT GONNA BE MABINOGI OR RAGNAROK ONLINE, since either side is gonna vote against them in the final
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        SO LETS GO PS2 LETS GO!
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        which is also a great game, if they only let me enter it on my laptop…. stupid system requirements

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      • AnonRO on March 21, 2014

        Yeah you’ve got it… We noticed they were using Macros and decided to fight back but really all we want is a fair fight. :/

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  211. Kryzaldo on March 20, 2014

    MMOBOMB announced that the polls are going to be remade tomorrow, therefore the current ones are void (I believe). Cheaters never prosper. Good luck tomorrow, and may the best one win!

    (hopefully without any hate and some decent, friendly comments!)

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    • Lets Be Real on March 20, 2014

      Yup, but yeah…. We all know who ever win is gonna just get labeled as cheaters, for ever and ever and ever and ever by sore losers on either side

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  212. Taylor on March 20, 2014

    Honestly, RO is good for old players. but nowadays it’s awful to anyone new. mabinogi however is still fresh enough to keep people coming back.

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    • Tweak on March 20, 2014

      to bad the combat in mabi is handholding now

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      • Yup on March 20, 2014

        Handholding and dishing out damage at 800 per smack!

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        • Tweak on March 21, 2014

          liking hand holding = noob

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          • Yup on March 21, 2014

            hand holding too strong !!

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          • Taylor on March 21, 2014

            lol handholding? yeah how about no. Despite combat itself being easier against older things in mabi. They keep adding new difficulties. plus the pvp hasnt become easier.

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          • Tweak on March 21, 2014

            it is PvE hand holding no matter how many difficulties they add dungeons, sm, or tm to the game cause no matter what u can see the skill they the monster is using. Was WAY better the old way.

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    • Rolland on March 20, 2014

      I agree RO renewal sucks.

      They aren’t even newbie friendly, NPC services cost are so high that its almost impossible to play. (With twice the fee to warp)

      I prefer playing jRO if you haven’t tried. They are doing a great job combining Pre-renewal with Renewal together.

      You feel exactly just like Pre-renewal, with added contents of 3rd Jobs and New world.

      Otherwise, you can always play the classic server, I had real fun back there at classic :P

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  213. hihiu on March 20, 2014

    RO is a good game and I’m playing it currently and been playing for 4 years max and has a great community though I’m pretty sure it is not as large compared to Mabinogi (never gave it a try) but despite that RO only gets by since majority of folk like to spend ridiculous amounts of cash in order to go toe on toe with the old players that have been playing and accumulating wealth over the years. And not to mention the other official servers like pRO and bRO “holy shit they make a killing on hypermarket mvp cards and regular raffles LOL”

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  214. LobsterFiend on March 21, 2014

    I went to sleep last night with Mabinogi winning 78/22. Then I wake up the next day to see it become 53/47. What gives Ragnarok D:

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  215. PurpleDragoon on March 21, 2014

    Regardless of which game wins Planetside 2 is by far the best.

    Although if I were to guess a winner I would go with LOL since it has the largest player base.

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  216. Socrates on March 21, 2014

    Not only was the vote announced by iRO, it was also announced by rAthena the same day. They have 18k members on their own, then there’s all the RO fan-sites and private communities; I wouldn’t be surprised if either side of the competition used cheat tactics, but in all honesty if you’re going to use a cheapass survey site with a simple “clear cookies and vote again” system, then what do you expect?

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    • and on March 21, 2014

      then you noticed, mabi has over 100k

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  217. RO Sux Cox on March 21, 2014

    i have played RO for 5 min instant remove from my comp it might even gave my comp fractures and desease. I mean wdf is wrong with the graphic it fking hurts my eyes and the battle system is like POKEMON CRATER LOL. i never seen a shitter game then this other than dragonfable,adventure quest, and pokemon crater. I mean those RO GET A LIFE WTF the game is like from 1950s or sometshit it is so shiettttttttttt.

    MABI IS MOTHER OF ALL GAMES!

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    • Kryzaldo on March 21, 2014

      Smooth. However, you should give games longer than five minutes, maybe a week, to fully understand and go in-depth before you criticize, and also with that eye-sore of a post you have actually humiliated yourself and basically disrespected Mabinogi by feeling you need to insult the competition, so please grow up and remember every game here is represented by a lot of people, successful and fun.

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    • Thoruuuuu on March 21, 2014

      I am Mabinogi fan but you are rude. >.<
      No need to be mean every game has their own thing, plus nothing wrong with Pokemon fight style you meany. Mabinogi fighting system isn't amazing either, even though I like it regardless. Both games have their own beauty lets just accept that and vote for the one that makes our hearts filled with joy~ ^-^

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      • Thoruuuuu on March 21, 2014

        Plus Mabinogi is not the mother of nay game is just a game calm down XD

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        • Farinon on March 26, 2014

          Technically you could call it the mother of Vindictus, or maybe its orphaned, not quite as violent, daughter.

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    • Shadow Chaser on April 3, 2014

      u were just playing with novice class for 5 min and already like that?
      bet ur so called mabi will not survive even monk class

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  218. Voter1335 on March 21, 2014

    Well, for RO there is not only iRO, we from euro (european ro) do also participate in the vote and have a playerbase of over 20k players. If the word is also spread to other servers, let alone all the pservers in europe and USA and maybe even other official servers world wide or also inactive players I hardly doubt that Mabinogi has a chance to win.

    I know that Mabinogi also has some servers around the world but I doubt it reaches ROs fanbase all-time.

    But It’s quite funny that Mabinogi players were also considered cheating before this vote and nothing happened before. This shows tha if those RO players wouldn’t have started doing the same thing to, Mabinogi would have simply won like before. Sometimes you have to do the wrong thing to do the right thing ^^

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    • Really? on March 21, 2014

      Are you kidding me? do you even know how many players are in the kr and jp and eu to even make the speculation?

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      • Sonitek on March 21, 2014

        Apparently, he doesn’t. RO maybe has an actual nostalgic value, but… Their fans are widespread around way too much to amount so some good polling from them. While Mabinogi is rumored to cheat since the beginning, RO probably is and nobody suspects it, because hey, RO players are apparently perfect.

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        • LOLinternet. on March 21, 2014

          Well, the funny part is:
          It’s quite obvious Mabinogi was cheating before. Noone ever said RO players to be perfect but it doesn’t make the cheating on both sides any better.
          As already stated by someone, the RO side started doing so some hours after Mabinogi. I don’t defend doing this on any side. But if someone starts something, he shouldn’t wonder about the other side doing the same, ever heard of the time after WW2 (World War 2, for those who only know games)? Cold War?
          Anyways, for the european Ragnarok server it’s not that important to win this anyways, we also got offered an update that will come sooner or later anyways.
          But I heard other server put some more pressure into this contest. So people don’t really vote for the game but cheat for the benefits.

          And btw. still the playerbase of Ragnarok Online servers combined is bigger than all Mabinogi servers combined. Same goes for the Fanbase which is definitely to consider differently than the playerbase.

          But to put it back to your level:

          Blah blah a certain game is better than an other because my personal opinion is the only one that counts! So turn off every other online game server and stfu!
          Welcome to the internetz! ~.~

          Have fun cheaters, hope that the server administrators will not offer any of the promised benefits for the huge effort of making their game the one with most cheaters on it :)

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          • False again on March 21, 2014

            Here we go again, another person spewing random “facts” out here and still fails to provide any hard evidence

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          • Kryzaldo on March 21, 2014

            Good sir, do you have evidence Mabinogi was cheating before?

            I was watching the poll and it was roughly 4000 Mabinogi votes to 1000 RO votes before things got crazy, and that was about right since NA Mabi has EU players~ NA players so all time zones are covered, while TMK at the time only NA RO players were voting for RO. Therefore, these results seemed likely until the North-American populace woke up from their beauty sleep and saw the current results and sprung into action to combat one another.

            Also, Nexon is a massive corporation with huge funding and income, and they have several adverts/commercials etc to accomidate for their range of games (each successful with a lot of players) so that also would mean they have a huge player-base for Mabinogi.

            Ragnarok also has a huge player-base and fans, and it was inevitable that these two games would clash head-on at high votes.

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  219. drake1980 on March 21, 2014

    The problem is RO is yelling Mabinogi is cheating, but from past numbers though while I do not recall the exact number and even from a post on here showing the top last two amounts Mabinogi is second in the highest votes just under SMITE while RO did not even make it in the top 4 or 5 list.

    Now with the poll being closed its not hard to see the numbers for the votes was totaly abnormal though, but going from how voting was going even on the redo and redone poll mabi would still win giving past numbers of both game votes in the last two polls.

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    • drake1980 on March 21, 2014

      Also so I am clear too its clear that both sides was cheating with the poll vote total number before it was shut down, my post was just stating the view from past polls on vote numbers.

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    • MelonMelo on March 21, 2014

      I wouldn’t go by past numbers, a lot of people didn’t even know about the polls going on. Also, Ro asked other ro communities in other regions and private servers to vote as well as a few other sites. Ones where old players usually go to when they quit. Anyway they both had bad apples in the bunch. If I was MMOBomb I would have removed both from the competition for both playing dirty. Which could still be a outcome at this point.

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  220. Cree on March 21, 2014

    Mabinogi NA has a combination of multiple countries smacked into one server(technically 4, but w/e its one branch). I will say that I know without a doubt that both sides were cheating. But to sit and accuse one side of cheating without sitting back and looking at one self is plain hypocrisy.

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  221. Thoruuuuu on March 21, 2014

    Oh god~ It will be hard to decide which game to vote for between Planet Side 2 and Mabinogi I love them both!! Planet Side 2 is very thrilling and lively and Mabinogi is more passive and comforting but also gives more options than just combat. Decision decisions~

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  222. butthurt_ro on March 21, 2014

    time to smack ro players again when the poll come up

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  223. MMO Guy on March 21, 2014

    How can anyone from any game community be accused of cheating? Because folks are voting more than once? At the bottom of THIS very article it says “Vote early, VOTE OFTEN, but vote”. That sounds like an endorsement to me. So this is just like American Idol where you can vote as often as you want. Where do they say you can’t?

    Or is it that just using bots is the issue? It’s okay as long as you vote often manually? I can’t see that either. If you can vote more than once as long as you do so manually, then the vote isn’t nessessarily reflecting public opinion in the democratic sense but is rather a measure of game fan loyality instead. Then use of bots would be the same; a measure of game fan loyalty.

    If this is meant as a pure democratic vote then make it clear and say so rather than suggest the opposite, and set it up so you can only vote once. Otherwise it’s just hypocracy.

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    • Kerrook on March 21, 2014

      I agree with this idea, if you say “vote often” then mean it, or clarify what you mean, if this bracket gets removed it will cancel out the validity of the poll. Cause it is to find the best f2p, not the best f2p with fans that wouldn’t do whatever they could to see the game win.

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  224. LordMattXLVIII on March 21, 2014

    Sad that there’s a lot of smaller games on this list that are gonna be ROFLstomped…..

    I will say though that Planetside 2 is the game you should vote to win. It gets updated literally every week, the player base is a rather friendly bunch, the game itself provides a 100% unique and it provides an absolutely amazing experience.

    That, and it’s the most likely to make it the longest. It has a TEN YEAR DEVELOPMENT PLAN, this means that over the next FRIGGIN DECADE, this game will only get better and better, while a lot of other games will just fade into obscurity.

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    • MelonMelo on March 21, 2014

      Planetside 2 looks interesting and its good that you like and support it. Me myself I don’t like shooters that much with a few exceptions that aren’t mmos.

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    • Thoruuuuu on March 21, 2014

      Very good point. I completely agree! But yeah there are different taste for games. Shooter isn’t what everyone loves the most.

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      • Kryzaldo on March 21, 2014

        I hear Planetside 2 is great and a worthwhile game to sink hours into, but unfortunately I have not been able to make an account due to an error or something, and thus I miss out.

        :(

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  225. neko on March 21, 2014

    Still no Eden Eternal vote ? =_= or i can’t find the link somehow..

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  226. Taka on March 21, 2014

    I think the reason Mabi votes spiked isn’t because of cheating but because Nexon announced what would happen if they won over RO. 3x AP. In Mabinogi, that’s a big thing. People would want that very very much.

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    • Taco on March 21, 2014

      Pretty much. For those who don’t know how AP works, it’s essentially the points you get to improve literally everything. Combat skills, crafting skills, magic, and even stat boosts from those skills. Each level gets you 1 AP, and combat skills generally take anywhere between 200 to 400 AP to max out. Considering how you’ll generally only be able to get around 100-130 AP in a three week period…

      3x AP is freaking huge.

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      • Fylas on March 21, 2014

        If you rebirthed to level 1 atleast a week before the event and rebirth either with a free or paid rebirth during the event you can start over at level 1 twice, so even if you just (YES I SAID JUST :D ) 100 levels per rebirth thats still 600 ap which would be worth 1 and a half month of grinding. So yes 3 X ap = very huge.

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        • Taco on March 21, 2014

          That’s pretty much the plan if Mabi does win. XD Rebirth to 17 Friday night, go nuts Saturday, use a card to rebirth Sunday and go nuts again. Got a bunch of exploration statues sitting around from an older gachapon thing, so that’s another 120-180 AP from the exploration levels.

          Every time this game pisses me off to leave, it drags me back in eventually. Goddammit.

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