MMO Reporter 286 – The Head of the Snake

Chris and Bill dive head first into the dry lake bed of of Lake Doric to preview the new Living World episode, and come back with some great views of Tyria. After they’ve dried off, they talk a little about the Elder Scrolls Online’s Producer’s Letter, and the growth of Conan Exiles early access.

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What we did in game:

Bill:

  • WoW

Chris:

  • WoW
  • LOTRO

 

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News:

Guild Wars 2 – Living World Season 3 – Episode 4

Release date – February 7th

  • The fight with the White Mantle comes to Divinity’s Reach
  • Lake Doric is nearly drained!
  • The city is shielded and repelling an attack
  • Objective of the Episode is to defend the city and repel the White Mantle

 

Questions Bill has:

  • Is this a heavy underwater area?
    • Nope
  • If the lake is drained, where did the water go?  Where’s the flood?
    • Who knows!
  • What are the zone borders?
    • Harathi Highlands to the East, Beetleton to the south, Divinitie’s Reach to the West, ??? to the North
  • Are there hearts?
    • 6
  • Where’s the entry point?
    • Story quest to speak to Queen Jennah
  • What’s the leather farm like?
    • Centaurs, Centaurs, Centaurs
  • What’s the watchtower area like?  Solo-able?
    • Yeah… no.
  • Did you learn anything about the raid wing?
    • Not really, just that it doesn’t require finishing the story
  • What is the Signet of Agony?
    • New map power. Damage heals you when you’re down.
  • What is the magic imbued peach?
    • Once a day
    • Buffs, +Condition Damage, +Power, +20% XP
  • Is divinity’s reach damaged?
    • Not that I can tell.

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Quick Mentions:

Zenimax awarded $500 from Oculus(Facebook)

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/02/oculus-execs-liable-for-500-million-in-zenimax-vr-trial/

 

ESO Producer’s Letter

http://www.elderscrollsonline.com/en-us/news/post/2017/02/01/welcome-to-2017

  • Homestead, our player housing DLC, in February
  • ESO: Morrowind, our first Chapter release, in June
  • A dungeon-based DLC in the third quarter
  • A content-based DLC in the fourth quarter

 

DCUO revamps Stats

https://forums.daybreakgames.com/dcuo/index.php?threads/stats-revamp-1-3.283783/

 

Conan Exiles hits early access and reaches 40K concurrent

  • https://buy.conanexiles.com/
  • Early access on Steam $29.99USD
    • $59.99USD for Barbarian Edition
      • Digital Comics
      • Digital E-Book
      • T-Shirt
      • RPG Core Book
      • Soundtrack
      • In-game items
  • Lots of people streaming…. Nekkid
  • 40K Concurent
  • We’ll be jumping in soon

 

Elite: Dangerous multicrew details for 2.3

https://forums.frontier.co.uk/showthread.php/326211-2-3-Dev-Update

 

What are you playing next week?

Bill

  • DDO
  • WoW
  • Project Gorgon
  • DCUO
  • GUILD WARS 2 chapter 4!!!!!

Chris

  • WoW
  • LOTRO
  • DDO
  • Wildstar
  • FF XV
  • Guild Wars 2
  • Project Gorgon

 

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