Posted Mon, Apr 10, 2006 by Ethec
Speculating on Vanguard's Pace of Advancement
Across the Ten Ton Hammer network, writers are taking a look at the pace of current MMOs. How fast do you go through the content of your favorite game? Do you rush through levels with barely a look to the left or right? Are you the type that takes months or years to make the end levels, taking your time to try out all the content you can?
Here at Vanguard Ten Ton Hammer, we don't have the joy of seeing the pace of Vanguard: Saga of Heroes yet. This didn't stop Anomalous Silence from giving us a look at things from his perspective.
Within any MMORPG is there are certain key elements: perhaps foremost among these elements is the pace of advancement. It is an aspect that can and should be handled with great care. The speed of advancement can dictate whether a player gets a feeling of accomplishment or a feeling of not accomplishing anything, whether that player sees the pace of gameplay as rushed or slowly inching along.
What does he forsee for the game to come? What hints from the developers have given a clue to what we can expect? Read his article at Vanguard - TenTonHammer!