Archive

The Chronicle Preview at MMORPG.com

Posted Thu, Sep 22, 2005 by Boomjack

A chronicle of the The Chronicle.
MMORPG.com has posted a developer written preview of The Chronicle. The preview focuses on the battle system and specifically on the opportunity subsystem of combat. Vin Diesel, the master of combat and of opportunity flexed the muscles in his eyelids and roared:

" I attack you and hit for 22 damage. You attack me and hit for 17 damage. I attack you and miss. You attack me and critically hit for 34 damage. I attack you…
Does the above exchange sound familiar? It probably does, because that’s the way combat works in just about every MMORPG on the market today. In reality, combat is a complex dance of subtle maneuvers, split-second perceptions, and exploiting opportunities, which is why most RPG battles seem so sterile and monotonous by contrast. It’s tough to get excited about a match of dueling calculators, but one of the things The Chronicle is attempting to do is add a new dimension to RPG style combat, putting more emphasis on strategy and timing than just clicking auto attack to find out who has the best damage per second and hit points."

You can read the The Chronicle Preview at MMORPG.com.
Other Links You Might Enjoy:

Games-Masters.com Announce CABAL Online Free To Play

News
Thu, May 10, 2007
LadySirse
Ares 1-year-anniversary event!

News
Wed, May 09, 2007
LadySirse
An Interview with Mike Wallis, CEO of Colony Studios
Blogs
Tue, May 08, 2007
LadySirse

Ten Ton Hammer Blog Update for Friday, May 04, 2007

  • Shay's Treehouse- Spin Control? Shay looks at current events in the Vanguard Community.
  • So Your Wife Doesn't Game… - Salvaging Your Old PC Micajah asks for the help of the Ten Ton Hammer community in finding the best way to dispose of his old relic.
  • Not Funny Ever… - Go To Jail, Directly To Jail Coyote talks about how far a field things have gone when someone is arrested because of a video game.
Blogs
Sat, May 05, 2007
LadySirse

News from around the 'Net