So I've been playing a lot of ArcheAge this weekend. I fear I've fallen down the MMO rabbit-hole in a bad way this time around.
While the game starts out slow and safe for the first 15-or-so levels, it quickly opens up into a playground when you start sailing, running trade routes, fighting over territory, and running from pirates. It's one part World of Warcraft, one part Harvest Moon, one part...um...Assassins Creed 4? (Something with physics-based naval travel and combat.) And despite a few flaws, it's a blast!
This is me and my guild (Arisea) crowded onto two small clippers to run trade packs across the narrow sea. The open ocean is all open pvp and you drop your trade packs if you die, so it was pretty intense every time an unknown player boat passed us! #MMO #ArcheAge