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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by ncbarrett » Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:51 am

Just thought I'd mention they are sending out the invitations for the closed beta testing of the game.
Check your email if you applied.
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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by Transformers2 » Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:36 pm

ncbarrett wrote:Just thought I'd mention they are sending out the invitations for the closed beta testing of the game.
Check your email if you applied.
Did everyone that sign up got an invite or only select individuals?

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by ncbarrett » Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:23 am

Transformers2 wrote:
ncbarrett wrote:Just thought I'd mention they are sending out the invitations for the closed beta testing of the game.
Check your email if you applied.
Did everyone that sign up got an invite or only select individuals?
Apparently not everyone, but according to the Facebook page they are going to send out more invites.
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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by legogeek » Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:14 pm

Pre order lego universe and get exclusive, limited edition LEGO Universe astronaut minifigure and a code you can use to unlock the related in-game accessory.

Stay tuned to this site for pre order date
http://universe.lego.com/en-US/campaign ... iverse.com

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by ncbarrett » Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:52 am

So I got an email saying if I play between 2-3 on Saturday for 15 minutes I have a chance to win an Imperial Flagship.
That's pretty sweet! :D
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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by kevin93 » Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:53 am

ncbarrett wrote:Just thought I'd mention they are sending out the invitations for the closed beta testing of the game.
Check your email if you applied.
Nice! Hows the game going so far?

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by ncbarrett » Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:43 am

kevin93 wrote: Nice! Hows the game going so far?
The little bit I've gotten to play is good(open testing times are not good for me). Can't give any details though. NDA :ugeek:
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LEGO Universe pre-order

Post by vynsane » Mon May 03, 2010 6:46 pm

The 'pre-order' page has been updated with this text:
The official date for LEGO Universe pre-orders is MAY 14TH! From this date, you will be able to pre-order the game through the LEGO shop.
http://universe.lego.com/en-US/campaign/preorder.aspx
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Re: LEGO Universe pre-order

Post by SpaceLego » Tue May 04, 2010 8:42 pm

Nothing too special on the figure. Just like a speeder racer figure mixed with space theme. I wonder how much it will be?

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by vynsane » Wed May 05, 2010 12:56 pm

Just FYI, the link from the news article on the main page isn't working. Also, I couldn't find this topic to put my post in, so I just created a new topic - the search function doesn't seem to be working properly, otherwise I wouldn't have done so.

I want the minifig, and I'm not even sure I want to actually play the game at all. Is it ONLY online/pay-for-play or are there things you can do offline, just on your local machine?
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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by Ice » Wed May 05, 2010 9:15 pm

vynsane wrote:Just FYI, the link from the news article on the main page isn't working. Also, I couldn't find this topic to put my post in, so I just created a new topic - the search function doesn't seem to be working properly, otherwise I wouldn't have done so.
The search function isn't the best. It can only search up "uncommon" keywords. We appreciate your efforts in trying to keep our forums clean. Also, thanks for letting us know of the links problem. ;)

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by Batwing » Wed May 05, 2010 10:24 pm

vynsane wrote: I want the minifig, and I'm not even sure I want to actually play the game at all. Is it ONLY online/pay-for-play or are there things you can do offline, just on your local machine?
I think its both. Is it only a one time payment or do you have to pay regularly? (ex. monthly)

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by kevin93 » Thu May 13, 2010 9:26 pm

Batwing wrote: Is it only a one time payment or do you have to pay regularly? (ex. monthly)
One time payment from their ads so far. Its may 14 and still can't pre-order it yet.

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by vynsane » Fri May 14, 2010 6:40 am

The pre-order page and product page at shop.lego is up:

http://shop.lego.com/Promotion/Default.aspx?Universe

http://shop.lego.com/Product/?p=2855133

It's Mac/PC compatible, you get a 30 day free trial of the online service with purchase, and then there are 1, 6, and 12 month subscription options available. It looks like you can ONLY play online:
LEGO wrote:Calling all heroes! We need YOU to save the fate of Imagination in LEGO® Universe!

LEGO® Universe is the first massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) for LEGO fans! Adventure awaits in endless worlds of creative LEGO fun where you can safely build, play and connect online. Build your custom LEGO Universe minifigure and join the Nexus Force, an elite team of heroes united to defeat the Maelstrom, a dark menace trying to destroy imagination! Tap into your unique abilities and save imagination by uncovering the secrets to overcoming the Maelstrom.

As you adventure into the action, you can battle dark creatures, chat with friends and build custom LEGO creations like pets, rockets and race cars! The best players gain leaderboard fame and collect the coolest LEGO loot!

Within LEGO Universe, players will safely create, build, quest and socialize together. This entirely new online world will be the place for LEGO enthusiasts of any age to form their own fun adventures!

About the Game:
  • LEGO Universe is the first Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) from The LEGO Group.
  • BATTLE to save imagination.
  • EXPLORE new worlds.
  • CUSTOMIZE your world and create up to 4 characters.
  • BUILD whatever you imagine.
  • Game box includes the LEGO Universe Game DVD, 30-day free trial, story leaflet and user guide.
    Parents, learn more.
Requirements:
  • First 30 days free.
  • Paid subscription required to continue play. 1, 6 and 12 month subscription options available.
  • Internet connection required.
  • Playable on PC and MAC. For minimum and recommended system requirements, click here.
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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by Tomatoe » Fri May 14, 2010 10:57 am

Oh god. The prices are terrible. We pay $55 for the game for 30 days, then we have to pay $13 each month? I don't think its even worth that much.

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by Eddy976 » Fri May 14, 2010 12:38 pm

Theres no way i'm paying $40 for the trail game and then $50 for 6 months. I thought its a one time payment but I guess not.

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by toystest » Fri May 14, 2010 1:09 pm

It it cheaper then most MMO's. This one is only 40$, where most of them are 50-60$. And 15$/month is really not all that bad for the amount of entertainment you get. let's say you play an hour a day, so then you only pay 50 cents per hour of entertainment. I can not really think of a cheaper form of entertainment.

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Re: LEGO Universe Multiplayer Online Game

Post by vynsane » Fri May 14, 2010 2:35 pm

Yeah, I was under the impression that this was relatively reasonable in the realm of MMOs.
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What do you think about LEGO Universe?

Post by legitimatealex » Sat Jun 05, 2010 8:57 am

With the game being preordered it can't be too far away for its release. I've been pouring over the minisite as well as other forums (LEGO/Computergame) and so far the pre release reviews seem pretty positive and many lines are represented. It seems like an extension of some of their LEGO Star Wars/Batman video games (which are pretty enjoyable to play). I think I'd try it out and play it if I liked it.

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Re: What do you think about LEGO Universe?

Post by TClone » Sun Jun 06, 2010 5:28 pm

I'm looking forward to it? Think they'll release figures based on the promos?

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