Crowfall FIRST LOOK: BUILDING A BALLISTA

https://crowfall.com/en/news/first-look-building-a-ballista/

FIRST LOOK: BUILDING A BALLISTA

Storming the castle isn’t gonna be so easy… Siege defenders will have several styles to choose from, and all of the designs pack a wallop.

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In case you missed it when we unveiled these back in March, here’s another look at the catapults available to the attacking team.

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And, last but not least, here’s an encore presentation of the Crowfall Live! segment when Greg Tapper demonstrated how he created the visual effects for the ballista.

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Do you envision yourself climbing aboard one of these magnificent death machines or do you prefer getting down and dirty in direct combat? Maybe a combination of both?

 

ALBION ONLINE POSTS FINAL BETA LAUNCH SCHEDULE

http://massivelyop.com/2016/07/26/albion-online-posts-final-beta-launch-schedule/

We all knew that Albion Online’s much-touted final beta is set to begin at the start of August — but the question was when?

Sandbox Interactive cleared things up by posting a schedule for how the final beta will roll out, as not everyone will be getting in on August 1st. Apparently that date is reserved solely for legendary founders, followed by epic founders on the 2nd and veteran founders on the 3rd. All of these tiers will be able to get on at 8:00 a.m. EDT on their respective days.

The beta is expected to run for two to three months and will introduce new biomes, zones, and systems for this developing game. To get into it, fans have to shell out between $30 and $100 for the founders packs.

SHROUD OF THE AVATAR COUNTS DOWN THE FINAL DAYS TO ITS PERSISTENT WORLD

http://massivelyop.com/2016/07/25/shroud-of-the-avatar-counts-down-the-final-days-to-its-persistent-world/

We are just two days away from Shroud of the Avatar’s final wipe and debut of its persistent world (albeit one that’s still in early access). It is hard to imagine what is going on over at Portalarium, but from the sound of its most recent newsletter, the team is hard at work crossing Is and dotting Ts to shore up the game.

When players experience Release 32 (aka “Don’t You Dare Call It a Launch”), they will get to experience a completely rebuilt cities of Xenos and Spite, as well as an expansion for Brittany’s housing.

Release 32 will arrive on July 28th following a telethon on the 27th and the final wipe at midnight. Future patches are scheduled for August 25th and September 29th. So will you be playing Shroud of the Avatar this week?

CROWFALL: THE ART AND DEATH OF THE MINOTAUR MYRMIDON

http://massivelyop.com/2016/07/22/crowfall-the-art-and-death-of-the-minotaur-myrmidon/

Crowfall’s posted up videos of some of the reveals from its last livestream, which demonstrates the creation of the Minotaur Myrmidon and its lengthy, epic death animation. They’re a freebie prelude to the limited-edition prints of the same subject that ArtCraft is now selling as part of its crowdfunding. Enjoy!