Alliances will exist in Fractured and apparently feature in-game UI options. Nothing necessarily wrong with that, of course, but I wonder what challenges and obstacles the devs will put in place for guild alliances? In Albion Online, alliances are a major political component... but often chilled content. Mega-alliances dominate the land and there's no disadvantage associated with them. For example, alliances in AO lack friendly fire, so invasion day battles often become giant zerg fests for territory, since there's no challenge or difficulty in just throwing bodies at the enemy and spamming AOE attacks. Additionally, though AO advertises itself as a hardcore game of subterfuge and diplomacy, there's no effective way to betray alliances - no Red Wedding style assassinations can occur, since in order to pull it off you'd have to drop out of the alliance UI in the first place and telegraph your attack. This is, of course, an ongoing chain of thought from my other thread about guilds. I … [Read more...] about What challenges should guild alliances face?
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One such feature is the introduction of guild islands, which function pretty much like guild halls in other MMORPGs, though not all of them have to be surrounded by water. In fact, the guild island feature utilizes Ryzom’s Scenographic Editor to let guilds fully customize the scenery of their island. Another feature is the Yubokin, a monster that’s described as an evolution of the Yubo monster. The dev blog offers a more design-focused look at this new monster and touches on the challenges involved in its creation. Content retrieved from: https://massivelyop.com/2019/03/06/ryzom-goes-behind-the-scenes-to-talk-guild-islands-and-a-new-boss-monster/. … [Read more...] about Ryzom goes behind the scenes to talk guild islands and a new boss monster
One of the big features coming in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth v8.1.5 is the revamped Brawler's Guild that has not been in the game since the expansion's launch. In a new post on the WoW site, devs provide a preview of the new bosses, the murder mystery questline and the new rewards that brawlers can earn by rising through the ranks. There are many new faces just waiting to pit their skills against yours within the Brawlers’ Guild including: Farmer Xiang-Su Hyper Mega-Mecha Seagull x9000 Mama Stormstout Ouroboros Phillip Carter Tracey Robe-Robber Robert Spymaster Thog Hammerspace Tidemistress Shellbreaker Check out the full post on the World of Warcraft site. … [Read more...] about Blizzard Previews Updated World of Warcraft Brawler’s Guild Coming in 8.1.5
In celebration of Roller Beetle Racing, ArenaNet will be giving away a "custom-wrapped roller beetle 'Type RBR' car as a grand prize". All that is required is for fans to opt-in to email communication and enter a single roller beetle match in Guild Wars 2 any time between now and December 24th. Each week, players taking part in Roller Beetle Racing will earn an additional entry for both the car and other prizes that are being given away that include Razer & Alienware items & a vacation. Additionally, ArenaNet is launching a month-long sweepstakes for players who partake in Roller Beetle Racing, featuring a custom-wrapped roller beetle “Type RBR” car as a grand prize. Each week, joining a race automatically enters the player into a drawing for great weekly prizes as well as the grand prize once the sweepstakes concludes. Weekly prizes include a complete Razer PC package, which contains a Razer BlackWidow Elite keyboard, Kraken Tournament Edition headset, Naga … [Read more...] about ArenaNet Giving Away a Custom-Wrapped Volkswagen Beetle to Celebrate Guild Wars 2 Event
Apparently Massively OP’s MJ had a lot more work ahead of her to obtain her Guild Wars 2 bunny mount than she thought. That isn’t going to deter her though; it just means she has to bust her butt to earn that bunny! But it will be worth all the effort. Join us live at 6:00 p.m. to see if she can manage not only the bunny but a skimmer, too! What: Guild Wars 2 Who: MJ Guthrie When: 6:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 Enjoy the show! Having trouble with our live feed or chat? Visit the OPTV channel on Twitch in your browser or on your mobile device. Missed a part of the show? Don’t worry; we’ll post the complete stream here when it’s over, and you can always check out our past streams and videos collection – or just stay tuned for our next show! October 10, 20182:00pm EDT: Elder Scrolls Online house - MJ … [Read more...] about The Stream Team: Busting butt to get Guild Wars 2’s bunny mount