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    Gaming Best Free high fantasy MMOs

    Yea, those are all High Fantasy I believe. I don't think it's really a set definition, but usually has some sort of mythical elements to it like dragons and magic and whatnot (like you mentioned) that's not set in our world. I'm not particularly well versed on the differences, just have a general idea. If someone has a better definition feel free to correct me. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To add to the games I mentioned earlier: There are actually two F2P D&D MMORPGs that I know of. The first is D&D online made by Turbine (Lotro creators) and is a bit old, and the second is called Neverwinter made by Cryptic Studios (published by Perfect World Entertainment, the Star Trek Online creators) and is far more recent (it's the one Shire Pony mentioned). I haven't played D&D Online so can't comment on it, and only briefly played Neverwinter (which was enjoyable but didn't grab me). EDIT: There's also EverQuest and EverQuest II (not D&D games). Haven't played either of those very much though.
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    Gaming Best Free high fantasy MMOs

    From Wikipedia: "High fantasy is a sub-genre of fantasy fiction, defined either by its setting in an imaginary world or by the epic stature of its characters, themes and plot. Quintessential works of high fantasy, such as The Lord of the Rings,Malazan Book of the Fallen, and The Wheel of Time, have both of these attributes. High fantasy exists on one side of a spectrum, opposite low fantasy or urban fantasy, which are set in the "real" world. Some works, such as The Chronicles of Narnia, The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, The Mortal Instruments, and The Neverending Story, concern characters that travel between realistic and imaginary settings, and are thus difficult to classify on this spectrum. High fantasy is often classified as epic fantasy; although the two subgenres are extremely similar, the latter usually contains a wider range of main characters." ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I've enjoyed Lord of the Rings Online and Rift quite a bit. Rift has a better F2P model than most IMO; Lotro's isn't too bad either. Lotro can be quite the grind, however, if you don't enjoy Lord of the Rings that much (or just if the game rubs you the wrong way). Rift isn't as grindy level wise until you hit 51-60. Those are the two main ones I can think of off the top of my head that haven't been mentioned yet. Also I'd recommend keeping an eye on ArcheAge. It's not out yet, but will be F2P when it launches. Launch is supposedly later this year, beta starting mid-late july.
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    Vampony army bat ponies

    This thread appears to be some manner of random (but strangely enjoyable) nonsense, or something spammy of the sort. Thus, it has been sentenced to the Forum Lounge section of Cloudsdale Colosseum.
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    Write the above user's username with your eyes closed

    Cakkusti. Hm... Has a nice ring to it? Maybe? ._.
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    Non-Pony Funny Pictures!

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    "MLPForums' Search Bar" Fan Club

    I've heard tales of the search bar, but I never believed. Until today. It fell from the page whilst I was scouring the forums, and when I presented my utter astonishment to @@SCS, he directed me to this place of wonder. All hail Search Bar!
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    Gaming Plants vs. Zombies

    https://www.origin.com/en-us/store/free-games/on-the-house Go get 'er! It's free for a bit on PC (unless you have a vendetta with EA and origin). I've played it a bit on my iPod and have watched my little brother play it a lot on the Xbox. It was amusing, though I never really got into it. Maybe I should give it another shot...
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    Favorite YouTubers

    @@Steve, hey there! Just a quick heads up that there already was an older Favorite Youtubers thread, so I've merged your new one with this one.
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    Gaming World of Warcraft

    @@SveciaDash, hey there! Just letting you know that there was already an older WoW discussion thread, so I've merged your new one with this one.
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    Name that company!

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    A day with best pony or $10k?

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    Seal Fan Group

    It's done. Took one for the seals.
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    Seal Fan Group

    It's true. Also I may have to change my profile picture with that beautiful image.
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    Seal Fan Group

    I also hope I'm not Artemis, cause there can only be one. I'm sure this place will be lovely, provided there's absence of Sea Lions.