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Ashes of Creation map.[1] The circles on the map are divine gateways that are located in the ruined cities of the four great races of Verra. The diamonds are the starting settlements for the returning races.[2]

If you have tuned into our live streams and update videos, you may have caught glimpses of Verra. The world is very large and meant to hold around 10,000 concurrent players. With elaborate trade routes and sea-play, the Verran landscapes must provide complex obstacles and intricate passages between its regions. Alpha One will be the first test phase in the actual world map of Verra. For the first time ever, our community will step foot on the world we hope you'll call home.[1]Steven Sharif

The original Ashes map from my pathfinder world of Ashes made 10 years ago. Obviously some adjustments had to be made for the mmorpg. But the main two continents and their points of interest have a lot of the same.[3]Steven Sharif

The world of Verra features an in-game viewable world map. This map is not randomly generated, and begins covered in a fog of war.[4] Players will not be able to see the world until they have explored it or gathered information about it. The world is also full of imperfect information, which will require the player to act on it for verification.[5]

For example, you may hear a rumor in a tavern that tells you the location of a cave full of weak Kobolds, but this was not accurate as the rumor was started by well-equipped bandits in order to waylay overconfident adventurers.[5]

When information is gathered, or the player has successfully explored an area, points of interest are marked on the map.[6]

  • These points of interest are determined by Progression de Nœud; and not every server will share the same map, as player decisions will vary server to server.[6]

In addition to node progression being a factor on map generation, zones in Ashes of Creation will cater to all levels.[7]

The map will have geographical choke points (such as Mountains) that are not traversable by players.[8]

Even though we're an open-world that doesn't mean that from a design perspective, especially with the way our economic systems work, that we will want to create Geographic choke points.[8]Steven Sharif

Alpha island

Map of Alpha-1 testing zone.[9][10] Image credit: Axiom: Angelcry

The Alpha One map including nodes, dungeons, quest givers, POI, teleporters, and camps will be explorable! Note that this is only a small portion of the world of Verra.[11]

Alpha-1 testing tropical zone featuring a war beast and a tribe of pigmy goblins.[12]

This is a rather large tropical area; and what we use some of the creatures for is kind of like establishing character for different parts of this tropical place. So that even though it's the same biome, it feels different when you are going from place to place based on what's there and how those things are interacting with the environment.[13]Jeffrey Bard

Alpha-1 testing takes place in a zone to the north west of the world map.[14] This zone has many islands and a mainland area.[15]

Verra

Le nom du monde d'Ashes of Creation est Verra.[26]

Shape of Verra

Le monde de Verra n'est pas plat,[27] mais on ne peut pas en faire le tour [28]

La planète Verra n'est pas plate. Vous ne verrez peut-être pas de courbure à l'horizon, mais d'un point de vue théorique, l'univers de Verra adhère à certaines lois physiques de base que nous connaissons dans le monde réel, ce qui signifie qu'elle n'est pas plate.[27]Steven Sharif
There will not be world wrapping in Ashes of Creation.[28]Steven Sharif

World size

480 km2 (kilomètres carrés) est la taille du monde approximative au lancement.[29] Ceci comprend le contenu aquatique et terrestre.[30]

  • Les zones aquatiques sont considérées comme des zones jouables, mais la part exacte de zones terrestres versus aquatiques n'est pas connue pour le moment.[31]

Je ne connais pas la part exacte de terre versus eau, mais l'eau est également un environnement jouable et il y aura du contenu...[31]Steven Sharif

480 km²; ce qui est plutôt vaste comparé à d'autres MMORPGs. Ceci dit, ça n'inclut pas les espaces superposés : c'est-à-dire l'Underrealm et la partie du monde qu'il recouvre, ce qui devrait facilement prendre environ une centaine de km² supplémentaire, j'imagine.[32]Steven Sharif

  • Il est attendu qu'un joueur sur sa mounture puisse traverser la totalité de la carte en quelques heures.[33]

Nœuds

Il y aura 103 emplacements de nœuds ordinaires lors de la sortie, en plus de 15 nœuds de châteaux (5 châteaux x 3 nœuds de châteaux chacuns)[37][38][39] pour un total de 118 nœuds.[40][41]

Node simulation

Simulation of node interactions.[44]

This representation does show 111 nodes as part of this particular simulation. I'm not sure what the tick frequency is on this video. It might be something on the magnitude of like every second is probably 12 to 24 hours. So over time you start seeing these larger node systems building up to eventually where you might see Cities and Metropolises after some period of time; and what this allows the design team to do from a tools perspective, as they simulate this idea of how the world is going to progress, is it gives an opportunity to kind of see strange happenings or something that we couldn't necessarily predict but was a possible outcome based on the variables present.[44]Steven Sharif

The developers have created a simulation of node interactions in preparation for Alpha-2 deployment of the node system.[44]

You can show the initial territories on the Verran map of what these particular nodes have governance over, or their Zones of Influence as we like to call them... As the simulation of this begins to advance and nodes begin to expand their territory and they begin to take over nearby nodes as a result of their of their growth, you start to see these power level ratings that are applied here on specific nodes that determines what type of takeover power it has and and what it pushes back against for other nodes that are looking to take over new territory as they advance.[44]Steven Sharif

  • It also simulates events, such as PNJs attacking and disabling certain node buildings and services. Failure to successfully respond to these will reduce the node's "health ticker", which will slow down the XP gains from the node.[44]

It also simulates events: So each of these nodes will have a health ticker: when that health ticker is impacted it'll stop gaining power or gaining or slow down in its gaining of experience; and that's because certain events can affect a node by disabling certain services, disabling buildings. Players don't respond to that horde of zombies that have come out of the nearby ravine then those zombies can attack stables, they can attack service buildings, and prevent particular types of quests or activities and services from happening until it's repaired.[44]Steven Sharif

  • Sièges de Nœuds are simulated, with successful sieges destroying the nodes, and where unsuccessful sieges won't destroy the node but may result in disabled buildings or services, similar to events.[44]

It simulates the sieges if a particular node has a certain frequency that's set where we want to see randomization of how nodes get affected by sieges. Sometimes they'll be destroyed in the simulation. Sometimes they'll have disabled services again, similar to an event, because they didn't succeed necessarily at sieging the node but they did succeed at disabling some of the buildings as part of that siege.[44]Steven Sharif

  • It simulates what outcomes may happen in the live game as a result of player activity, such as splitting up a particular ZI across a waterway, or having territories expand out to islands or across continents.[44]

It simulates what players could potentially do as well when the game goes live; and that might include things like splitting up a particular Zone of Influence across a waterway, having your territory expand out to an island, or across continents. These are these are the types of things that we want to see players do eventually obviously but this tool provides the design team the opportunity to see it repetitively and over a fast period of time so they see these different types of outcomes.[44]Steven Sharif

Economic regions

We want our players to have a reason to explore the wilderness, to travel with purpose, and much of that will be driven by our resource system. Transporting these goods might just be more difficult than gathering them. Our regional market system allows players to participate in creating pocket economies that will reinforce the stability of goods in particular regions. Players will be able to move resources and set up shop in other areas to take advantage of the varied markets. With resources spawning dynamically, certain regions will naturally become important trading hubs for the transportation of goods throughout the world.[45]

Economic regions are static areas defined by geographic points of interest.[46][47]

  • Castle regions are larger and encompass multiple economic regions.[46]
  • Nœuds are the glue that hold castle and economic regions together in potential synergy or chaos.[48]
    • Node ZOIs are fluid and change their area based on the progression of the node and its neighbors.[46]
  • Castle regions, Economic regions, and Node ZI (Zones of Influence) can overlap.[49]

The whole map would be under the influence of 1 of 5 castle regions. However, castle regions aren't the only TYPE of region - there are also economic regions, among other things.[47]Sarah Flanagan

Castle regions

Castles have direct power over the Nodes that belong to it, but also have soft power across the entire region it belongs to. All Nodes belonging to that region pay fealty to the Castle in the form of taxes paid directly to the Castle. The Monarch sets the rate, and can use those proceeds to upgrade defenses, maintain the Castle’s direct Nodes, or provide buffs and benefits to the citizens of that region, as the magnanimous ruler that you are.[37]

Châteaux de guilde influence a castle region around them.[50]

Châteaux de guilde impose a tax on all revenue for the nodes within its region.[54][55]

Castles have the ability to allocate taxes collected from nodes under them toward certain benefits that go back to the node. Or they can be more selfishly governed that treasury more towards the guild that owns it and that obviously is going to have some political implications, because it could- if you're not using it for the benefit of the people in the region they might rise up and help take you out from that that position of owning that castle.[54]Steven Sharif

Roads

Alpha-1 early preview roading.[62]

Our road system in-game is essentially driven by pre-placed routes that lead to this main artery of what was once the ancient highway system of Verra; and from there there are roads that become exposed when nodes advance; and we call those veins. They come off the main artery and then as nodes advance there are points of interest as Jeff was discussing earlier. These POIs that exist around the world and some of them share coverage with multiple nodes, but depending on which node advances to the stage that activates the point of interest it'll create these capillary roads so to speak that then stem off of the node itself. So you go from the main artery ancient road that's large- that kind of runs through different zones and whatnot- and that breaks down into the veins that lead to the specific encampments and villages and towns that then spawn off separate capillaries that lead to the points of interest in these areas that are hunting grounds. Those are not exposed initially and they come online as players advance the world.[63]Steven Sharif

Roads in Verra are both pre-generated and player influenced.[63]

  • The largest roads are referred to as arteries. These are remnants of what was once the ancient highway system of Verra.[63]
  • As nodes advance smaller roads, referred to as veins, connect the arteries to the nodes.[63]
    • Roads will upgrade as nodes advance. Different roads will dictate the speed and type of caravan required (off road vs on road).[64]
  • Depending on the stages of node advancement, capillary roads will stem off the node to connect to points of interest.[63]
  • Roads or pathways are not worn into the landscape by repeated traffic over the same area.[63]

Different seasons and events may affect access to various roads.[65][66][67]

  • Pathways that are open during summer may be closed during winter.[67]
  • Seasonal affects may cause obstacles or blockages to the transit of goods via caravan.[65][66][68]
    • Some events may cause specific roadways to be blocked off.[65]
    • Obstacles may present barriers on roads that players must remove to allow transit of goods.[67]
  • Water turning to ice in winter, enabling players to walk over the water but blocking access to what is underneath.[67]
    • Ice will make roads bumpy and slippery.[69]

Underrealm routes will open or close dynamically (based on node states).[70]

Propriété privée may not be placed in close proximity to roads.[71]

Points d'intérêt

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Des nouveaux points d'intérêt (tel que des donjons et des Bosses d'extérieur) apparaissent à mesure que les Nœuds avancent.[72] Le contenu s'adapte au développement de la zone dans lequel il se trouve.[73]

  • Les Populations changeront.[73]
  • La difficulté du contenu changera.[73]
  • Le contenu lui-même peut être complètement différent, selon ce qui est développé et comment.[73]
  • Différents types d'adversaires avec différentes histoires.[73]
  • Certains donjons ne se déverrouilleront que si les nœuds sont développés jusqu'à certaines étapes.[6]
  • Les objectifs d'histoires pour les joueurs à l'intérieur d'un donjon dépendront des chemins narratifs choisis à travers le système de nœud.[6]
  • Les Tables de butins dans les zones et dans les donjons seront liées à la progression dans certaines zones.[6]

Certains donjons et autres points d'intérêt sur la carte vont être affectés par le développement des nœuds sur le serveur. Certains donjons ne seront déverrouillés que si les nœuds sont développés jusqu'à certaines étapes. Les objectifs d'histoires pour les joueurs à l'intérieur d'un donjon dépendront des chemins narratifs choisis à travers le système de nœud. Les Tables de butins dans les zones et dans les donjons seront liées à la progression dans certaines zones. Par exemple, admettons que les humains aient développé un nœud dans la Région A, et une histoire s'est ouverte et dirige les joueurs pour qu'ils inspectent les ruines (donjon) d'une zone proche. Et admettons que ce nœud se soit développé en tant que nœud scientifique (artisanat)… Eh bien avant que ce nœud ait été développé, ce donjon était accessible… Mais maintenant le donjon a propagé des nouveaux objets et monstres qui incluent des tables de butin qui répondront à des besoins d'artisanat grâce au développement de ce nœud scientifique. Et peut être qu'un nouveau boss apparaîtra dans différentes pièces du donjon qui inclura des différents départs de quêtes et d'aventures, comme un objet mystérieux avec une histoire propre qui ne peut être avancée que si un nœud s'est développé jusqu'au statut de métropole dans certaines régions, à travers la planète. Notre système est tellement vaste, quand il s'agit d'interconnectivité et de la manière dont le monde réagit aux joueurs.[6]

Dungeon locations

Donjons and other points of interest are located throughout the map in-between the 103 node locations.[74]

Corrupted areas

Work-in-progress Alpha-1 preview corrupted area on Alpha island by Mia DelCasino.[75]

How the world kind of reacts and changes to the nodes, you see these intrusions of corruption beginning to pervert and infest the lands; and these are obviously going to be sources by which NPC events are driven based on player progression within the world. And these sources of evil need to be addressed by the players, or else they'll grow out of hand.[76]Steven Sharif

All of our POIs and kind of just the world in general can react to the node- we don't have to but we can- and this is one of those places where as civilization grows this will grow kind of in contest with it.[75]Jeffrey Bard

Corrupted areas (zones/points of interest) can dynamically evolve with the progression of nodes.[76][75]

  • Harbingers that exist on Verra as dungeons are where The Ancients are capable of pushing into the material plane. They can continue to do so under the guise of the effects of corruption as it spreads.[77]
  • These are sources of NPC events that players need to address before they grow out of hand.[78][76]
    • Players need to participate in these events to stop the spread of corruption and hold back the intrusion on the material plane.[77]
  • Corrupted areas do not confer corruption onto a player.[79]

There are certain things that can happen, such as the spawning of dragons or hordes of zombies that are going to come out and attack those installations, those nodes, those points of interest; and... communities that don't respond to those in an effective way might see the disabling of certain services, the reduction of certain quest lines for particular organizations. The idea is to keep this as part of a believable living response from world, so those can get pretty significant the bad effects that can happen for the community.[78]Steven Sharif

Landmarks

200 foot tall Pyrian statues in Alpha-1.[80]

Landmarks are scattered throughout the world, allowing players to judge their position on the map.[80]

From a lore perspective these statues have been around for a long time; and they are representative of the civilizations that existed once on this world before.[80]Steven Sharif

Major visual landmarks. You can look all the way across the horizon have an idea where you're going or where to meet friends or where to meet just based on these huge landmarks in the world.[80]Mat Broome

Procedural generation

Verra will not be randomly generated, but the starting resource points may be different on each server.[81]

Resource locations

Players will be able to move resources and set up shop in other areas to take advantage of the varied markets. With resources spawning dynamically, certain regions will naturally become important trading hubs for the transportation of goods throughout the world.[45]

Mini map

There is an in-game mini map and compass user interface in Alpha-1.[83][84]

  • The goal is to allow pings and other forms of communication tools via the mini-map.[85]

Battle maps

Battle maps allow players to strategize, gain bonuses on planned attacks, and see the blueprints of attackable points. Whether attacking a node or castle, players will be able to discern defenses, analyze possible weak points and gain tactical advantages before the battle begins.[5]

  • Battle maps might not fit into lower level or smaller sized taverns.
  • Battle maps are not currently on the official roadmap for launch.[86]

Usage

Battle maps offer an interactive command map instead of the standard World map. The system would be accessed through Mairie or battle planning center. Battle maps work similar to a Risk board, with the node siege map laid out with moveable pieces that would represent defenses. Moving pieces would create buff zones that would give active siege players access to special items or perks. The map does not show the currently active battle: pieces will have to be moved before the battle commences. The idea is to make sieges more strategic and avoid simple zerg tactics.[86]

Bounty hunter maps

Players with a high enough corruption score will be visible on the world and mini maps. These players will have markers posted on the map by an NPC from a Military node of at least stage 4 (Town), and will only be granted to players who have the Bounty hunter title.[87] The accuracy of bounty hunter maps is determined by a player's progression in the bounty hunter system.[88]

Tavernes are one of the locations that bounties will be posted. As players gain corruption, taverns may offer bounties to eliminate those players; or have a specific area cleared of problem players, thus giving a POI (point of interest) on the world map.[5]

Bounty hunter Pathfinding ability

Skill Icon Rank 1 Rank 2 Rank 3
Pathfinding Reveals corrupted player locations on the bounty hunter's map.[89][90] Activating this ability will flag the bounty hunter for combat only to corrupted players for a period of one hour from the time of activation.[89] The pathfinding ability can be toggled on or off.[89][91] The accuracy of the pathfinding skill is determined by a player's progression in the bounty hunter system.[88] The accuracy of the pathfinding skill is determined by a player's progression in the bounty hunter system.[88]

Starting areas

Alpha-1 starting area.[92]

There is no railroaded driven theme park experience here. You will have the opportunity to create your own destiny in that regard, which means you don't have to necessarily follow the quest line nor do you have to participate in events or experiences around the starting area. Now it may be more beneficial to do that; and in that regard I guess there could be a meta around doing that, but you could branch out proceed to other areas and do different content.[93]Steven Sharif

Chaque race a sa propre zone de départ, qui intègre un portail divin.[94] L'exception à ceci sont les Tulnar, qui ont une zone de départ sans portail divin.[95]

Les joueurs pourront choisir leur passerelle divine de départ.[97] Ce choix ne sera pas limité par la race.[95]

Il y aura de petits campements de PNJs dans les zones de départ. Ils représentent les éclaireurs qui ont été envoyés en amont de l'expédition principale pour Verra. Ces campements sont conçus pour acclimater les nouveaux joueurs arrivant dans le monde.[99]

  • Bien que cela puisse présenter des avantages, il n'y a aucune obligation pour les joueurs de prendre part à n'importe quel contenu des zones de départ.[93]

Les zones de départ sont à une certaine distance les unes des autres.[95]

Un problème que beaucoup de MMOs ont, est que ces zones de départ deviennent simplement presque dépourvues de joueurs et c'est très triste parce que le meilleur élément d'un MMO est cette communauté dont vous faites l'expérience, donc un des aspects importants du système de nœuds est que ça fonctionne vraiment du point de vue de l'acquisition de nouveaux joueurs, là où ces nœuds ont tendance à se développer davantage près des zones de départ autour du monde ; et ça amène les joueurs à revenir à ces endroits s'ils sont citoyens et veulent des services dans ces villes. Ainsi, quand les nouveaux joueurs pénètrent dans le monde, ils seront en pratique probablement entourés par davantage de population, car les gens reviennent dans ces nœuds plus importants.[100]Steven Sharif

Alpha-1 starting area

Alpha-1 alpha island starting area.[101]

There's been some significant lighting changes here in this area. There's been some work on the foliage, on the trees that are available, toned down some of the ruins, rearranged some of the tents and it's starting to look pretty good.[101]Steven Sharif

The Alpha-1 starting area is set in the ruins of a Pyrian divine gateway to the south of alpha island.[16]

Divine gateways

Les passerelles divines sont des portails dans les zones de départ où les joueurs arrivent d'abord à Verra.[94]

Là où les joueurs débutent, ils passent par ce portail depuis un autre monde nommé Sanctus. Sanctus est un endroit sans magie et avec une technologie minime ; et les joueurs sont les premiers membres d'expéditions qui viennent à travers ce portail dans le monde de Verra.[103]Jeffrey Bard

Zones of influence

Les Nœuds sont des emplacements pré-définis, englobés dans une Zone d'influence (ZI).[104]

Chaque Nœud est responsable d'une zone géographique pré-définie appelée Zone d'Influence (ZI). Peu importe l'endroit où vous allez dans le monde, que vous soyez en train de faire une quête, de la récolte, ou un raid, vous aiderez à déterminer quel nœud va se développer, et quelles Zones d'Influence vont s'étendre. Chaque zones contrôlées par un Nœud est considérée comme sa Zone d'Influence, incluant les Nœuds vassaux, et tous les Nœuds vassaux existent à l'intérieur d'une Zone d'Influence de leurs Noeud Parent.[40]Margaret Krohn

Chaque Nœud est responsable d'une zone géographique pré-définie appelée Zone d'influence (ZI). Les activités des joueurs à l'intérieur de la ZI sont comptés vers l'avancement d'un nœud particulier.[104]

Chaque Nœud peut se transformer en ville, mais sont limités par leurs voisins. Les Nœuds ont différents niveaux d'avancement. Il ne peut y avoir qu'un certain nombre pour chaque niveau. Imaginez ceci comme des colonies avancées ayant besoin de plus de place pour se développer. Les Nœuds englobent plus de terres en grandissant et demanderont plus d'efforts pour être entretenus. Ce système est l'un des piliers principaux pour le changement dans le monde, car cela crée de la rareté. Lorsque les Nœuds avancent leurs étapes de croissances ils verrouilleront les nœuds voisins, les empêchant de progresser, et absorberont leurs zones d'influence.[104]

En entreprenant des tâches familières, comme faire des quêtes, de la récolte et des raids, les joueurs auront le choix de déterminer quels nœuds se développeront dans le monde.[105]

La chose principale qui nous différencie des autres MMOs est notre monde vivant, respirant et réactif... Notre monde est séparé en zones, qui sont elles-mêmes séparées en ce que nous appelons des Nœuds. Les Nœuds sont en quelque sorte des zones d'influence invisibles qui écoutent tout ce que va faire le joueur ; donc lorsqu'un joueur gagne de l'expérience en tuant des choses, gagne de l'expérience en faisant des quêtes, gagne de l'expérience en fabriquant des choses, le nœud gagne également cette expérience. Une fois qu'un nœud a gagné suffisamment d'expérience il montera en niveau et commencera à attirer des PNJs .[106]Jeffrey Bard

Jusqu'à un cinquième du monde sera englobé à l'intérieur de la ZI de Métropoles. Les nombreux Nœuds vassaux à l'intérieur des frontières d'une ZI pourrait finir par ressembler à un pays ou une nation.[107]

Les Zone d'influence sont connectées entièrement dans le monde sans aucun creux entre elles.[108]

Il n'existe pas d'espace où vous pourrez faire quelque chose sans qu'un nœud obtienne cette expérience.[108]Steven Sharif

Zones et progression

Donjons, Raids, Bosses d'extérieur, Monstres, Quêtes, Événements, Ressources, Narration et tout autre contenu à l'intérieur d'une ZI d'un nœud auront des niveaux divers et variés ; mais avanceront en même temps que l'avancement de ce nœud et seront dépendants de l'influence raciale.[109][7][40]

Nous n'avons pas de zone de niveau 25 à strictement parler. A la place, cette zone pourra avoir des créatures de niveau 10 près de la route, des créatures de niveau 20 au plus profond de la forêt, et d'autres créatures de niveau 30 en haut de la montagne. Ces ratios changeront en fonction des informations reçues par leurs Nœuds, devenant en général plus dangereux tandis que le nœud évolue. Toute cette civilisation attire l'attention de Choses-Qui-Ne-Devraient-Pas-Être. Cela ne veut pas dire que les zones sauvages sont sans danger, en aucun cas. Certaines seront moins dangereuse, mais toutes auront des dangers que même le voyageur le plus expérimenté devra surveiller.[110]Steven Sharif

Nœuds côtiers

Il existera des Nœuds le long de la côte et dans des archipels.[112]

  • Ces nœuds auront des compétences, services et influences maritimes, ainsi que des Quêtes, qui seront liées à la mer.[112]
  • Les nœuds côtiers changeront les tables d'apparitions du contenu maritime alentour et pourront déclencher des Evénements spécifiques.[113]
  • Les ports à l'intérieur des nœuds côtiers auront des suites de quêtes liées à l'océan et aux îles proches.[113]
  • Il sera peut-être possible d'assiéger une ville côtière par la mer.[114]

Les archipels font partie du contenu naval dans Ashes of Creation.[115][116]

Ashes of Creation Apocalypse map

Forest of Erinthia map

Ashes of Creation Apocalypse battle royale Forest of Erinthia map locations.[117]

  • Breakwater Quarry
  • Chillmouth Outpost
  • Coldwind Township
  • Dream Spire
  • Erinthia's Shame
  • Glimmerbrook
  • Hallowed Vale
  • Icebound Lookout
  • Icecap Thicket
  • The Spirit Vault
  • Winstead

Original map

Ashes of Creation Apocalypse battle royale locations.[118]

  • Brighthold
  • City of Alerynn
  • City of Gant
  • Creation's Rest
  • Crystal Canyons
  • Farstrider Outpost
  • Fionne Vale
  • Fort Ryll
  • Harbinger
  • Karthmere Keep
  • La'sai Village
  • Nyliann Academy
  • Rotweald Forest
  • Sa'kaan Fens
  • Sky Mesa
  • Spire of Eremus
  • Stoneharbor
  • Town of Grimsale
  • Town of Valenn
  • Underrealm

Climat

Certains environnements (biomes) ont des climats fixes, d'autres ont des climats variables.[120]

  • Les conditions météorologiques changent selon les saisons.[120][121]Jeffrey Bard
  • Il y aura une météo dynamique qui change en intensité.[122]
    • Par exemple : de la bruine à la tempête, ou du blizzard à la neige, et inversement.

Chasse au Trésor

Chasse au Trésor is not exactly "cartography", but it does involve maps that help to pinpoint the location of hidden treasures throughout the world.[123][124][125]

  • The more treasure a player finds the better maps they can create.[125]
  • Hints are given through rumor mills, interaction with different PNJs, and gaining access to potential dig sites.[125]
  • Treasure hunting will be a "way of life" rather than a profession.[124]

Treasures may also be obtained through fishing and by exploring naval content.[126][127]

Serveurs

The world will be the same on each server, but Nœuds will develop differently. Different servers will have different narratives. Things that happen on one server may not happen on another.[128]

There will be a multitude of servers located throughout the various regions of the world.[130]

  • Post launch, users will be able to select their server by the ping or the region that's notated next to the server.[130]
  • Ashes of Creation Apocalypse server selection is driven by the party leader. Whatever region they have selected will apply to their friends and squad.[130]

We'll have a multitude of servers located throughout to the various regions of the world; and those servers will be good connection points for- and will be driven by- I mean there's two types of servers I'm sorry: For the alpha-1 arena those will be driven by the party leader right; and wherever whatever region they have selected if they invite friends to their squad or whatever, they'll be able to play on that region. With regards to live launch when the server's go live, you'll be selecting a server to play on; and that will be your character's home; and that server you'll be aware of where that server is located usually by either a ping or a region that's notated on next to the server.[130]Steven Sharif

The developers may occasionally release stats relating to server populations and archetype/class makeup, but there isn't going to be an official page that surfaces this information.[131]

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