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WildStar: Movement is More Than WASD

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe Land of AZPosts: 16,610MMORPG.COM Staff Uncommon

The WildStar team has posted a new video to spotlight how movement will impact the game. According to Carbine, movement in MMOs should be more than simply mashing WASD. Find out what they have in store for WildStar by watching this video. Enjoy!




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  • TekaelonTekaelon Brookhaven, MSPosts: 531Member Uncommon
    Funny video and cool move mechanics. Wildstar is turning out to be a very interesting title.
  • CaldrinCaldrin CwmbranPosts: 4,533Member Uncommon

    err and there was me thinking I was going to see something new and special..

     

    Clearly the title to this should be "Movement is more than WASD, you can press space and CTRL as well"

     

    Amazing.

  • expressoexpresso mePosts: 2,183Member Uncommon
    looking good.
  • AyuroxAyurox Berche;Posts: 48Member Uncommon
    god I want it to come out so badly !!!!
     
  • FarkrashFarkrash londonPosts: 10Member
    dft.ba/dash + something is an easter egg if someone wants to read the last part of the disclaimer. At work (ha!) so can't myself. Enjoy
  • anthony21690anthony21690 Bronx, NYPosts: 107Member Uncommon
    Lost my shit at the sheep bit. xD
  • HrothaHrotha -Posts: 821Member
    I will name character Wasd.

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  • AnaximAnaxim mevasseret ziyyonPosts: 13Member Uncommon

    @Caldrin:

    I think the intent of the video was to emphasize just how much movement factors into combat and exploration. For instance, assuming that switch places thing retains direction, you could totally do impressive things with it.

    I really like what I saw.

  • DauzqulDauzqul Detroit, MIPosts: 1,405Member Uncommon
    Too bad PvP isn't more than your typical redundant battleground...
  • MalviousMalvious Knoxville, TNPosts: 207Member Uncommon
    rofl these WS movies are always fun to watch even though they add nothing new they are fun.

    Fine, we'll compromise. I'll get my way & you'll find a way to be okay with that.

  • meddyckmeddyck Athens, GAPosts: 1,140Member Uncommon
    I don't know how fun the game will be, but the devs are killing it with their videos.

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  • fldashfldash Oklahoma City, OKPosts: 227Member

    Looks like a GW2 knockoff with a few more features (double jump, space, trinity, raids). And I find their videos lame, not funny, but I'm only one person.

    And no, I don't play GW2, it's combat is terrible.

    Former xFire user... I only wanted a game tracker and messenger, not a screenshot taker, video recording, broadcasting piece of bloatware.

  • NaMeNaMeNaMeNaMe EnglandPosts: 88Member
    I LOVE Carbine! Cannot wait until the stress test!!!

    "if u forcefully insert foriegn objects into my? body, i will die"

  • possessed1possessed1 Strongsville, OHPosts: 36Member

    dft.ba/-leaksthissure

    that's the 'easter egg' from the video...it's a joke btw

  • NaMeNaMeNaMeNaMe EnglandPosts: 88Member
    Originally posted by Dauzqul
    Too bad PvP isn't more than your typical redundant battleground...
     

    Haha someone doesn't know anything about PVP yet speaws nonsense. 

     

    There are 3 types of pvp, 4 if you want to stretch it.

     

    Structured PVP, Warplots, Open World PVP and Battlegrounds. 

    "if u forcefully insert foriegn objects into my? body, i will die"

  • statrickstatrick New york, NYPosts: 13Member
    Originally posted by Caldrin

    err and there was me thinking I was going to see something new and special..

     

    Clearly the title to this should be "Movement is more than WASD, you can press space and CTRL as well"

     

    Amazing.

    clearly the video shows a few new things, you need to learn to pay attention a little better

     

    what i saw was:

    new environments

    a bunch of new character look options (hair, skin color etc..)

    what looks to be a rifle/cannon wielding class.

    Either the Esper or a new healing class spell effects

    a little face in the white scribbles that could be a new race Easter egg?(someone on youtube pointed this out to me)

    disarm effect (which is awesome in my book).

     

    im sure there are more things that i missed, but thats a great video. you brats are so hard to please sometimes.

     

     

     

  • NaMeNaMeNaMeNaMe EnglandPosts: 88Member
    Originally posted by fldash

    Looks like a GW2 knockoff with a few more features (double jump, space, trinity, raids). And I find their videos lame, not funny, but I'm only one person.

    And no, I don't play GW2, it's combat is terrible.

     

    I love people like you, like who know nothing about the game and the first thing you say is it's a clone of X game. So it's a clone with double jump, space, trinity and raids so it's not a clone at all then is it? Look up the oxford dictionary word "clone" your using it incorrectly. 

    I'm suprised you didn't call it a wow clone like everyone else has! 

    "if u forcefully insert foriegn objects into my? body, i will die"

  • RoxtarrRoxtarr Freeland, MI, MIPosts: 1,122Member

    Super secret content reveal in one of the 'disclaimer' slides at the beginning of the vid. 

    M30 Patch Notes: http://www.wildstar-online.com/en/news/m30_patch_notes.php

    If you crack the code - no spoilers!

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  • SpottyGekkoSpottyGekko RotterdamPosts: 3,845Member Uncommon

    Lol, these Wildstar devs crack me up :D

    All I can say about that "super secret reveal" is: "Noooooooooooooo !!!"

     

    This game can't launch fast enough for me...

  • CaldrinCaldrin CwmbranPosts: 4,533Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by statrick
    Originally posted by Caldrin

    err and there was me thinking I was going to see something new and special..

     

    Clearly the title to this should be "Movement is more than WASD, you can press space and CTRL as well"

     

    Amazing.

    clearly the video shows a few new things, you need to learn to pay attention a little better

     

    what i saw was:

    new environments

    a bunch of new character look options (hair, skin color etc..)

    what looks to be a rifle/cannon wielding class.

    Either the Esper or a new healing class spell effects

    a little face in the white scribbles that could be a new race Easter egg?(someone on youtube pointed this out to me)

    disarm effect (which is awesome in my book).

     

    im sure there are more things that i missed, but thats a great video. you brats are so hard to please sometimes.

     

     

     


    Your right i was not paying attention to those things.. i was paying attention to the character movement as thats what i thought it was about..

    But fair enough I guess they did show those things you mentioned.

  • ThaneThane berlinPosts: 2,232Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Caldrin

    err and there was me thinking I was going to see something new and special..

     

    Clearly the title to this should be "Movement is more than WASD, you can press space and CTRL as well"

     

    Amazing.

    see, you already forgot shift!

    soooo many possibilities *goshes*

     

    :)

     

     

    anyway, looking forward to it, looks fun so far.

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  • VorthanionVorthanion Laguna Vista, TXPosts: 2,119Member Uncommon
    Rickrolled by Carbine.  Quite funny actually.

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  • KaeriganKaerigan None Of Your BusinessPosts: 689Member
    Originally posted by possessed1

    dft.ba/-leaksthissure

    that's the 'easter egg' from the video...it's a joke btw

    Doesn't work for me :c Unless that's the joke. That it doesn't work. *shrug*

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  • k-damagek-damage ParisPosts: 738Member

    I don't buy anymore "Look at how awesome our game will be" stunts after the GW2 affair.

    But I must admit : I really love Carbine's Wildstar videos because they crack me up each time. Keep it on, guys.

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  • Frazy123Frazy123 HalsPosts: 17Member
    Please tell me that this is going to be a subscription based game. I'm getting really tired of all these free to play models.
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