Fansite Friday #10 – Mini Interview with Gaile Gray

Just about every Friday, ArenaNet answers three or so questions from a popular Guild Wars Fansite. The first double digit Fansite Friday belongs to Photics.com. In this edition, Gaile Gray answers some tough questions.

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Halo PC – Combat Rehashed

It’s hard for me to talk about Halo without getting nostalgic. When I first saw Halo on the XBOX, I knew I had to buy it. Wow… 2001… that seems so long ago. The combat, the action, the graphics… it was the best I had ever experianced on a console system. Keep in mind, I’m a veteran of Bungie’s Marathon. It’s what Halo was before it was Halo. For two straight years I played that popular Macintosh shooter, but I only played Halo on the XBOX for about two weeks.

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XBOX Game Review – Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic

Microsoft’s XBOX scored big when they landed the exclusive rights to this one. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, by BioWare Corp, is nothing short of amazing. With a quality storyline, superb graphics, top-notch audio, addicting gameplay and the Star War license, this game is an instant classic.

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Freelancer Review – The Poor Man's MMORPG

Sick of MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games), with their problems and their subscription fees, I was happy to hear about Freelancer. I downloaded the demo and I was blown away. It reminded me of Earth and Beyond, but Freelancer was better. Not only did I not need a credit card to play, but I actually enjoyed combat. The action in Freelancer reminded me of WWII dog-fights. Skill matters, as you can be attacked from any direction. You also have to aim… a feature most MMORPGs overlook.

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Dark Age of Camelot Review – Memoirs From A Burned Out Paladin

The main reason why I started playing Dark Age of Camelot was because of EverQuest. About three years ago, a friend of mine introduced me to EverQuest. I played for 18 months straight. I enjoyed the theme EverQuest had, but all the rigid rules eventually lead me to hate the game – severe death penalties, long downtime, etc. When I heard about Dark Age of Camelot, I left EverQuest.

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