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Relics of Annorath: New Sandbox Game

RohnRohn Saint Peters, MOPosts: 3,729Member Uncommon

Just heard about another sandbox game in what appears to be early stages of development.  It appears they intend to focus on  a dynamic world, with complex guild, social, and economic systems.

The website is here: https://portal.annorath-game.com/#

A tech demo can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVainTIs_08

Looks interesting.

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  • GwapoJoshGwapoJosh Auburn, INPosts: 1,003Member Uncommon
    Looking pretty damn sweet so far!  Thanks for the links.

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  • apocolusterapocoluster newport news, VAPosts: 1,324Member Uncommon

      Here's your sand box:

     

     Watchout for the Kitteh.   

     

     

    I joke...  GAme seems pretty cool will keep an eye on it.

     

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  • AxehandleAxehandle Florida, FLPosts: 147Member
    Originally posted by Rohn

    Just heard about another sandbox game in what appears to be early stages of development.  It appears they intend to focus on  a dynamic world, with complex guild, social, and economic systems.

    The website is here: https://portal.annorath-game.com/#

    A tech demo can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVainTIs_08

    Looks interesting.

    Very nice. Might this be the approach EQ Next takes but on. Grander scale and with some of the very best elements of themeparks without the rails.

  • RohnRohn Saint Peters, MOPosts: 3,729Member Uncommon

    I agree with all of the above.  It has a great look to it, but not a lot of hard information so far.

    They do appear to be taking applications for alpha testing, though.

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  • kadepsysonkadepsyson Phoenix, AZPosts: 1,917Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by apocoluster

      Here's your sand box:

     

     Watchout for the Kitteh.   

     

     

    I joke...  GAme seems pretty cool will keep an eye on it.

     

    I thought you were Elsabolts for a bit there.

     

    But yeah the game does look kinda neat, hope to hear more

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  • free2playfree2play Toronto, ONPosts: 1,891Member Uncommon

    I only checked the youtube link. World looks pretty.

    I guess time will tell.

  • bishboshbishbosh SydneyPosts: 388Member
    erm this is just a video of trees
  • tom_goretom_gore TamperePosts: 1,973Member Uncommon
    Erm... anyone notice the video is 11 months old?
  • ragz45ragz45 Posts: 767Member Uncommon

    Gloria victis is also adding a weather and seasons in a similar fashion.  I wonder if this will become the new standard.

    http://news.mmosite.com/content/2012-12-03/gloria_victis_introduces_seasons_system.shtml

  • KarteliKarteli Providence, PAPosts: 2,646Member

    This game got a little bit of time on last weeks TWiMMO.  I personally like the immersion of day / night cycles.

     

    It's kind of disappointing when a brand new game lacks that feeling of time, especially when EQ1 (1999) had it down.  Sun rose, set, moon rose, set .. stars in the sky, and nighttime was extremely dark if you didn't have a lantern, but even then it would only mildly immuninate what you were near to.  fun fun.

     

    edit: theres some more recent work on their YouTube channel, mostly tech demos.  The water effects look great, and the wind effect, blowing trees around is very cool.  Sound is realistic as well.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/RelicsOfAnnorath?feature=watch

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