Category Archives: Alphas & Betas

Here are a whole bunch of Black Desert gameplay vids with an English patch

Reddit user asciisyaez has posted a plethora of Black Desert gameplay videos. The footage was captured on the fantasy sandbox’s Korean beta servers, but it makes use of an English translation patch, which comes in handy if you’d like to examine the game’s character creation screens or portions of the interface in detail. Videos include Witch, Valkyrie, Ranger, and Sorcerer […]

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Landmark devs: Respawning is working as designed

Addressing complaints that respawning mobs and resources are broken in Landmark, Daybreak came out today to say that, on the contrary, everything is working as intended. The post goes into depth explaining how the respawn system works. In a nutshel… Continue reading

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Tree of Life persecutes thieves and stymies griefers

Since landing on Steam early access last week, Tree of Life has been patching frequently and furiously. The team is not only working on the underlying hardware but also adding several features to make players feel safe and secure in this sandbox. Now p… Continue reading

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Survival sandbox Novus Inceptio is now on Greenlight

Post-apocalyptic sci-fantasy MMO Novus Inceptio is now on Steam Greenlight.  The indie title aims to diverge from current MMO norms and create an “integrated living world” featuring “hardcore suvival action, tactics, and strategy.” The Greenlight description mentions character aging and permadeath, attributes that increase with use and decrease with neglect, and effects such as illnesses, injuries, and exhaustion. All of […] Continue reading

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The Repopulation to release Q4 of 2015

A couple of days ago, The Repopulation announced that it was launching in Q4 2015. The dev team also put a new trailer on YouTube, though it escaped my notice at the time. No matter, though, because it’s just as interesting on May 22nd as it was on May 20th, as you’ll see if you click past the cut. The […] Continue reading

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