How Worlds Took a Backseat to Games Along with the worlds created by Tolkien and other fantasy writers and of course the dungeon crawls in Dungeons & Dragons role-playing tabletop games and computer MUDs, the holodeck is undoubtedly one of the cardinal inspirations for graphical fantasy virtual worlds which were conceived and created in the mid to late part of the 1990’s with titles like Ultima Online, Asheron’s Call and EverQuest. The fictional contrivance of the holodeck seen by millions of TV viewers in the 1980’s quickly became a part of the cultural zeitgeist. There can be no doubt that its possibilities and potential influenced a generation of creative types that designed the first MUDS and MMORPGs. … [Read more...] about Star Trek’s Holodeck, Virtual Worlds and the Future That Never Was
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After the meeting with Blizzard, we continued to reach out regarding the issues they raised in order to help them as much as possible and to speed up the process of an official release. Trust us, we were ready to work like hell on that, even more than before in order to help WoW team. But we never received any response to these questions, even after 4 months. Then, we tried to show our motivation to solve the issues from a different angle by working on mature proposals (studies, cost analysis, schedules, milestones, etc.), including a complete transfer of technology of our existing work, fixing the few remaining issues we had, official Battle.Net integration on Legacy to enhance community driven strategy and other more complex IT topics, all of this on a volunteer basis. Why? Our only goal was to nullify as much as possible the impact of Legacy on the WoW team so that everyone could be pleased with the result. We knew that having even a single person from the current WoW Team working … [Read more...] about World of Warcraft’s Diminishing Presence at BlizzCon 2016
Graphics Which game looks better? This is an incredibly subjective point so players should make decisions based on what they like. Dauntless for starters utlizes a familiar cartoon style of aesthetics with bright colors and non-defined shapes – similar to games like Wildstar, Fortnite and even World of Warcraft. The tone it sets gives it an almost casual vibe that may be attractive to a lot of folks. The Behemoths are well designed too, with each monster having a distinct look that do change depending on updates – like how The Coming Storm expansion did to a few of them recently. … [Read more...] about Monster Hunter: World vs Dauntless – Which Is Better?
The Progression System Progression is especially satisfying since higher tier ships force you to improve your skills and develop new ones. As the gun ranges get longer and ships get faster, World of Warships constantly demands more accurate shooting, better piloting and stronger teamwork. It is a great experience once you unlock every ship the game offers, but that requires you to play a ton of games. Players gain credits based on their performance within battles, which can be used to research and buy new ships of various tiers of progression. But you can only maintain a handful of ships at a time without paying premium currency. This method of unlocking the ships might seem cumbersome, but it’s not. Each ship feels earned. … [Read more...] about Is World of Warships Worth Playing In 2018?
WoW has made a cultural impact on the world that goes far beyond anything they could have dreamed of. WoW is so ubiquitous that it has transcended the prison of intellectual property — at least in its pristine form — and belongs to the gamers of the world. Azeroth, like J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth exists in the hearts and minds of millions of people around the world and fans who create non-profit recreations and variants of such works should be free to do so, unhindered by the law. I really hope that Blizzard have the decency and humility to restrain their legal appetite for protecting their intellectual property and channel that energy into protecting the sanctity of Azeroth instead. … [Read more...] about The Majesty of Elysium’s Vanilla World of Warcraft