However, a friend of mine tries all the new ones. Even if it's just a week. He of course tried the really, really, really poorly thought-through MMO — Age of Conan. I won't go into why it's bad. If you've played it, you know. If you haven't, go find one of the 600,000 disgruntled reviews online.
Below is a copy of a mass e-mail sent to a quarter of the planet who started and no longer plays this atrocious MMO.
This message is being sent to you because you have shown an interest in Funcom products. Get your email from Funcom, add newsletters@newsletter..funcom.com to your address book. You may unsubscribe at any time. [see the extra punctuation?]
Dear customer, [notice lack of capitalization in a form letter]
Thank you for playing Age of Conan.
As part of our maintenance your account is now flagged to have your characters below level 20 deleted as part of maintenance. Please re-activate your account now to ensure that your characters progress and names stay intact.
[say what now? my 200kb of data is ravaging your server?]
As a welcome back offer we would like to give you a time-limited offer for 7 days of additional play time if you choose to re-subscribe now. Please click this link to use this special offer!
[so... first you threaten me and now you're welcoming me back?]
We hope to see you back in the game preparing your characters for the new adventures that will soon be introduced in the expansion "Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer". Click here to read more about the expansion.
Here are just some of the some reasons why you should return to Age of Conan now:
Exclusive Subscription Rewards
Free Level 50 Character
Tons of New Conent
MMO of 2009
Welcome back to Hyboria, Adventurer!
[to quote Moe: "that's a funny looking strike."]
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