"Up until recently, I had a very low-end computer that struggled to run The Secret World at even the lowest settings," he wrote. "The game looked terrible, and I lagged so badly it was almost unplayable, so I finally got fed and up and begged, borrowed, and stole enough for a proper gaming computer. I can now run the game smoothly at max settings, and my God, it's beautiful. My first five minutes were spent repeating the phrase, 'Oh, wow' and spamming the screenshot key. This shot is my favourite. If you look closely, you can see a slight pattern of shadow on my Templar's chest. This is the moonlight shining through her hair. Amazing."
Will you be saying, "Oh, wow!" after seeing the rest of the pictures from this week's player submissions? I think you might!
"Here's a screen of the cutscene introducing Glas Ghaibhleann, the main boss of the Generation 1 storyline," reader Derrick sent in. "Thought he looked cool, like something out of Silent Hill."
Reader Becca found this out to her peril: "My cleric had a sudden hankering for lime Jell-o in a Neverwinter quest mission!"
If this was my castle, I would so rent it out for Halloween parties and vampire fan clubs. I'd make dozens of dollars. Dozens!
And then kill them.
Want to be featured in a future edition of One Shots? Send your favorite MMO screenshots to firstname.lastname@example.org, and don't forget to include your name, the name of the game, and a description of the scene. Large, colorful, UI-free shots that tell a story and really show off the game make for the best images. Look ma, we brought back One Shots!