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tirsdag, 2. januar 2007, 11:54


Andre end mig der har fulgt dette spil og regner med at spille det når det udkommer i starten af dette år?

http://www.vanguardsoh.com/

http://www.vanguardsoh.com/screenshots.php

Det er skaberne bag EverQuest der laver Vanguard.

Her et 2 udpluk fra spillets FAQså I kan få en idé om hvad det går ud på.

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- 1.4 "a. What are your goals with Vanguard SOH?"

Vanguard's purpose is to become the premier third generation, massively multiplayer online (MMO) role-playing game (RPG). Given the significant success of games such as EverQuest, Ultima Online, Dark Age of Camelot, and Asheron’s Call, it is clear that a strong demand for fantasy based MMORPGs exists. To meet the growing demand for a game that advances the multiplayer fantasy genre, Sigil is using the combined experience and creativity of its team to bring players a new and challenging feature set with deep, involving game content.

Vanguard is a High Fantasy themed Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) with a heavy focus on character development, an immersive world, and player interdependence. Vanguard strives to meet the following goals:

• To lead the next generation of massively multiplayer RPGs by using Sigil’s unparalleled expertise and experience in the field. Our team consists of original EverQuest team members, EverQuest expansion team members, as well as team members from EverQuest 2 and EverQuest Online Adventures (PS/2), and other MMOGs.

• To lead the next generation of massively multiplayer RPGs by implementing unparalleled static and dynamic content using advanced approaches including, but not limited to: advanced encounter systems; meaningful travel; a detailed and interesting seamless world; advanced immersive gameplay and graphics, and pre-planned expansions for both the short and long term health of the game. We also have quite a few ideas and preliminary plans that we consider revolutionary. These innovations, although they will be under wraps for some time to come, should take the genre to the next generation and beyond.

• To bring back to the genre a challenging and rewarding environment — removing tedium and frustration (which we certainly aim to do) does not mean a game necessarily has to be easy.


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- 1.4.3 What makes Vanguard really different? Can you talk about exciting new features that really set the game apart?

We can go over a few, and more and more as time goes on. We do need to keep some of our truly third generation ideas under wraps for a while, both because we want to make sure they work the way we envision, and also because other MMOGs are coming out first.

1. Bring back the challenge without all of the tedium.

2. Create a truly seamless world where you can see for miles, and just about anything you can see, you can travel to.

3. Integrate a 'multi-sphere' system where your character is both an adventurer and crafter at the same time, with unique experience pools, skills, and items. You could, in theory, be a level 10 Ranger and a level 15 crafter. Likewise, you could ignore one sphere, and focus only on the other.

The following was posted elsewhere in answer to how we would make the game more challenging but also not tedious, but I think it elaborates a bit and also describes even in more general what makes this game different than the rest:

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The game is going to be challenging.

The game is going to focus on character advancement, item acquisition, and interdependence to build community and teamwork.

If I had to compare it to another game, take original EQ, Kunark, and Velious -- that sort of challenge.

One of our big goals is bring back the challenge we feel is being abandoned in MMOGs as of late, but without a lot of the tedium. We want travel to be fun, and there to not be a lot of teleporting around. We want exploration to be key and for you feel compelled and then rewarded for exploring and traveling.

We really don't want camping, where you sit in one spot waiting for a spawn. We have plans to have our encounter system strongly encouraging moving around, 'doing' a dungeon. We want to have cool vehicles, whether they be horses that you can equip and also use for storage that help you move across land; we want you to own ships and sail the oceans, but not empty oceans -- oceans filled with content as well -- sea monsters, pirates, and lots of little islands en route to your destination.

Additionally we will have areas that are more geared for one of the categories: casual, group, and raid. The casual areas require less of a contiguous time commitment and you don't need a full group. The grouping areas, well, require you to group. Think classic, old school grouping. Then the raid areas, well that's pretty obvious.

Both risk and reward will be present, however, so one shouldn't expect to see as much of a reward in a casual area vs a group area. It's something to do when you have less time, and it should be fun, but you're not going to get the fiery scimitar of ultimate doom in a casual region.

Also, our crafting system is there and arguably just as important as the adventuring side of things. So if your buddies aren't on one evening yet you still want to play, you could go and hone your crafting skills, and then return to adventuring the next evening when the guild logs on and off you go.

The interface and character class selection is also somewhat newbie oriented if you want it to be. We don't want to beat the noob over the head with all the depth and detail of the game right off the bat. It's intimidating. So if you choose the noob path to character creation, expected to be gently led into the UI, the gameplay, etc.

Basically, we want to remove as much tedium as possible, as well as barriers to entry. But, and this is key, we strongly feel this is NOT mutually exclusive with making a darn hard and challenging game. Battles will be tough. NPC AI will be smart. Lots of group tactics will be used, with even more collaboration then you've probably seen before, and an even more visceral feel.

Dungeon crawls will be back, and those who risk the depths of these nasty areas and return alive will most likely have some pretty awesome loot.

Death will have a sting, and it's mostly classic corpse retrieval with a few variations like we'll make it easier to find your corpse, yet you'll still have to fight to it. Also, corpses will never truly deteriorate as long as a certain amount of loot is on the corpse. And, the way the game is designed, you are expected and will need by a certain level to start putting together multiple sets of armor (gets into situational stuff that I can't talk a lot about now). In any case, the old 'gotta head back into the dungeon naked to my corpse' should pretty much go away, as you will have spare/alternate set(s) of equipment relatively nearby.

Anyway, tough, yes. Rewarding, yes. Challenging, yes. Tedious, hopefully no. Camping, minimized the best we can. Travel, fun and dangerous in and of itself. Needing to group and work with others to really advance optimally and get the phat lewtz, yes.

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tirsdag, 2. januar 2007, 13:39


Mig og alle mine venner begynder og spille det når det kommer.

Syntes bare der er mange som siger det bare er Everquest med bedre grafik, men så siger de jo også bare det kun er for dem der har spillet det, og hvorfor spille et spil man har spillet før? ;)

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tirsdag, 2. januar 2007, 13:50


jeg har ikke fulgt dette spil.. men jeg har beta til det nu.. og lige nu er det røv og nøgler i forhold til en normal beta man for smidt i hovedet.


men grafik osv ser nice ud... dog skill system osv, virker meget dumt !!!!

fedt: jeg skal selv lave min Bard sang.. samle den med komponenter og melodi.
skod: jeg skal fandme selv lave macro til at pege på den sang jeg har lavet. no fucking way jeg skalg ame det spil hvis det er sådan :) men jeg spiller stadig beta'en nu og da, men venter på en lidt updates :)

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tirsdag, 2. januar 2007, 14:24


Hvad er der i vejen med skill systemet?


Spillet er stadig beta og der mangler mange områder som endnu ikke er lukke op. Tror næppe de har spillet færdig inden sommerferien.

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tirsdag, 2. januar 2007, 15:30


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Originally posted by Ganda
Spillet er stadig beta og der mangler mange områder som endnu ikke er lukke op. Tror næppe de har spillet færdig inden sommerferien.


Kommer det ikke d. 29?

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tirsdag, 2. januar 2007, 15:30


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Originally posted by Reader

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Originally posted by Ganda
Spillet er stadig beta og der mangler mange områder som endnu ikke er lukke op. Tror næppe de har spillet færdig inden sommerferien.


Kommer det ikke d. 29?


Det står der nogen steder. Kommer ikke til at holde.

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