This episode picks up right after the end of our last episode, where we failed miserably at completing the first expedition. To overcome, we’re going to have to get better gear – so this time we’re headed out into the wild to hunt, gather, and craft our way into the next tier of equipment.
I’ve launched a YouTube channel. My continued experimentation with video formats is getting worse by the day, and it seemed natural that starting to actually use my Twitch channel periodically should be followed with setting up a YouTube channel. So I did!
One of the more surprising developments in my recent check-in with Crowfall was just how much the game’s starting experience feels like a survival title these days. Now that’s not to say that it doesn’t also feel like an MMO, but from the very beginning, when you start with nothing and have to forage to craft your first items, to the very end, when neglecting your hunger meter can severely impact your gameplay, the influence of the burgeoning survival genre can be felt. Even knowing it would be there, just how prominently it features still managed to take me by surprise.
This week, the crew is joined by avid fan of MMORPG crafting and economic mechanics and writer over at MMO-Central.com, Anhrez (@anhrez) to discuss the upcoming MMO from ArtCraft Entertainment, Crowfall.
It was March, 2015. The beginnings of what would turn out to be a prolonged contraction of game development in the MMO space were starting to become apparent, and the throbbing disappointments from the rote, development via mad-lib style themeparks of the past were still fresh in mind. I looked desperately for something new – and that’s when Crowfall made its debut.
In a gritty, barren future, mercenaries sell themselves out to the corporate overlords of the wasteland’s overcrowded cities for glory and the almighty dollar. In TinyMob Games’ MERC, it was time for me to get in on that action.
The Elder Scrolls Online’s slow march to its June 6th expansion release continues ever onward, with more and more information being drip fed to the hyped up masses as we get closer and closer to the day we return to Morrowind.
Our Editor in Chief here at MMOGames, Nick Shively, recently had the opportunity to visit the headquarters of ZeniMax Online Studios for a behind the scenes look at The Elder Scrolls Online’s upcoming Morrowind expansion.
This week, the crew discusses some of the latest news in the MMORPG genre including Zenimax Lawsuits, Chronicles of Elyria, Albion Online, Ashes of Creation, and The Elder Scrolls Online: Homestead.