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Common readers of the location know that the higher administration is being shifted round here at Massively, meaning that Brianna Royce will now be in charge. While we'll always miss Shawn Schuster's unmistakable voice and work on the location, the change will probably seem invisible to most readers.I, for one, would like to welcome our new overlord, for whom I don't have anything however respect and admiration. By full coincidence, this week's header picture occurs to be of her favorite animal. Also, I might have sent quite a few reward baskets of fruit to her house. And I am certain we can all agree that earlier situations of tomfoolery should not be taken into consideration when she now considers that she has full energy over me.Moving on from the welcoming of overlords, it's time for this week's installment of WRUP, featuring the Massively staff explaining our plans for the weekend in addition to whether or not or not a graphical improve would carry us back to our first MMOs. Try our plans past the break, and tell us what you'll be as much as in the comments!@Beau_Hindman: I'll be settling down on a brand new deed in Wurm On-line, continuing to grind my teeth as I watch for my new Computer to get here, and putting my exploration cash the place my mouth is by finally downloading IMVU. It's a social MMO that looks very... completely different. I'm additionally still gathering my listing of pre-World of Warcraft MMOs for protection. Fortunately I still have most of my old accounts!If I updated any graphics for some of my favourite games, that will imply a downgrade for a lot of them. I want graphics which are more stylized, notably like these in Free Realms or Clone Wars Adventures. I'd like to see a "serious" game completed with a more stylized aptitude. Wurm Online can stay how it's, but I actually want to see some new avatars. I do know they're coming, but boy, I can't wait!@nyphur: This weekend I will be entertaining a visiting Swedish friend from my previous World of Warcraft guild, working exhausting on Predestination, and trying to persuade my housemates to play more Guild Wars 2!My first MMO was RuneScape, and its graphical updates have actually brought me back a number of occasions. I began back when it was a blocky world with 2-D goblin sprites, and the first huge 3-D replace hooked me again in for a number of months. I've returned periodically to see what the sport is like, and the graphics are undoubtedly the very first thing I search for. EVE On-line has the identical impact, with massive graphical updates pulling folks again in to attempt the game once more.@nbrianna: I'll be dividing my recreation time between Guild Wars 2 and City of Heroes. Double XP is on permanently in CoH, I hear, so it's the proper time to roll up a new character in time for the Positron's Ally occasion next week.My first MMO was Ultima Online, and graphical upgrades did convey me back many times. Urbanislovar has had extra improved clients than any MMO I do know... however these upgraded clients normally get abandoned by the team before they're completed as a result of many of the veterans just refuse to modify. Very irritating!@Eliot_Lefebvre: City of Heroes, Star Wars: The Outdated Republic, and the ever-widespread Providing Assist to a Cherished One with a Chilly. At some point I will actually play Guild Wars 2 for greater than 10 minutes at a stretch. If I am lucky, will probably be before the top of the decade.I am actually the mistaken individual to ask about returning to a recreation for a graphical upgrade because graphics have by no means been what's turned me off from a recreation. I didn't initially go away Closing Fantasy XI due to the graphics; I left because the game wasn't truly enjoyable to play. If I see indicators that the game I did not like X amount of time ago has gotten better, I am going to come running right back, however putting a brand new coat of paint on a recreation I wasn't enjoying does not lure me back.@elixabethclaire: The key World continues to be on pause for me as I commit my time to Guild Wars 2. I would wish to hit 80 by the center of the upcoming week, so I will be doing quite a lot of PvE and WvW this weekend. I didn't imply to, however I've got an entire agenda plotted out for my non permanent "most important" after she hits 80, not to say a bit of roster of who is in need of leveling after her.Not much gaming for me this weekend. Perhaps some The secret World.I go back and play all of my old MMOs anyway regardless of updates, although I am very a lot wanting forward to Anarchy Online's eventual reskin.@Sypster: My MMO to do listing is a mile broad at this point. I really want to put a cap on Quantity III E book 6 in Lord of the Rings On-line, take a look at the new Autumn Festival in RIFT, get by Egypt in The secret World, and make the big bucks in Guild Wars 2.As for graphical upgrades, properly, if Anarchy On-line ever gets that newfangled redux off the bottom, then you may wager I will be first in line. It'd be great to see what a barely more updated AO would appear like.@JayeRnH: This weekend I am busy with a household journey, but in any spare time I have, I'll log into RIFT and cling out next to Atrophinius in the Autumn instance simply to listen to his hilarious voice-overs. Aside from that, I'll probably pop into Minecraft with the youngsters so we are able to work on our tree house.My first MMO was EverQuest, and I might be extra likely to return if the game truly reverted back to the previous graphics of avatars and revamped zones.@mvmatt: This weekend is my roommate's birthday, so we have received some mutual mates coming to stay for the weekend. In consequence, my gaming time might be going to be occupied more by break up-display screen mayhem than MMO funtimes. But when the chance arises, I'll be splitting my time between The key World and Guild Wars 2.And would I return to EverQuest or Ultima Online if either one received a graphical update? That is a good question. I need to say yes, but I don't know if I might be telling the truth. I beloved UO and EQ again within the day, however I think it would take a bit greater than a graphical improve to make me a participant once more. For every charmingly dated characteristic that I fondly remember, there's a plethora of really archaic design decisions that I do not think I'd be in a position to place up with.@MJ_Guthrie: Oh my gosh! I get to game this weekend!! *virtually faints with pleasure* How much can I cram in? Let's see, the vote will not be in for Select my Adventure, so The key World shall be on hold until Monday. (By the best way, go vote!). To fill my weekend, I am going to dive into GW2 more (I actually need to check out an Asura), begin plotting more for my EverQuest II community buying district in addition to take in a few dungeons, and spread my wings in Aion to finish up some quests and maybe even get just a few rounds of PvP Arenas in. I additionally plan on eating pizza. Mmm.I would go back if they'd flip the blasted servers back on! (RIP Star Wars Galaxies.)@mackeypb: I've been taking part in more Touhou Hisoutensoku (not that any of you realize what that's), as well as League of Legends. I am at the moment carrying as Graves, though I am pretty certain those studying my column already know that. It feels good to play extra airdash fighters, although; I feel like a little bit of a void has been stuffed in my gamer heart.In order for me to go back to EQ, it could take a greater sport, not a graphical update. Actually, graphical updates mean nearly nothing to me. If the same EQ graphics as in 2000 had been on prime of the GW2 engine, I would still be down for taking part in it. Excessive-high quality graphics are a bonus, not a necessity.@terilynns: I shall be leaping into Star Trek On-line this weekend to play a few Foundry missions to speak about on my UGC podcast. I will also be in Lord of the Rings Online as I find it very stress-free to farm and craft in that sport. If time allows, I might be again in Glitch as well. And sure, the rumors are true: Some individuals are twisting my arm to provide Guild Wars 2 a attempt. I might decide it up this weekend.I am really glad this week's question doesn't apply to me. My first MMO is still my favorite, and it's a beautiful sport -- Star Trek On-line!At first of every weekend, we meet up with the Massively staff members and ask them, "What are you enjoying this week?" (In any other case generally known as: WRUP!) Be a part of us to see what we're up to in and out of game -- and catch us within the comments to tell us what you are taking part in, too!