Until about an hour ago (when I tried to log in to the DDO forums and got the Turbine splash screen), I had only heard of the name Asheron's Call and couldn't have even told you it was an MMO.
I now find out that it is owned by Turbine.
During the downtime this morning, I was able to (unlike DDO) go to their forums and take a stroll through some thoughts about AC.
For the most part, the AC players seem to be a WHOLE lot more content than the DDO player base.
I seen plenty where the DEVS were getting actively involved in the threads...big plus one.
I know nothing of the game though and I have considered (threatened in the past even) to leave DDO for another MMO.
The rumor mill on AC is that DDO and LotR is doing bad due to it going F2P (AC is not F2P btw).
The Devs go out of their way to comment and squelch rumors on AC and yet this one they make no comment on.
This is only from about an hours worth of observation on a game that has been out since 1999 which means I could be completely off base.
My question is, does anyone know anything about AC (gaming experience...not business model)and if it is any good and would it be worth trying for a month or two to gain some perspective on DDO? Am I missing something...shouldn't it's lifespan by itself speak for itself?
Give me some unbiased feedback (personal experiences are preferred).
Pros and Cons to AC is kind of what I am looking for.
Please, NO POSTS slamming Turbine or DDO...If an actual fact "seems" to be negative toward either I can deal with that...but no flaming them.