Journal Discussed – Character Roles, Skill Advancement, Crafting and Professions

It has been a packed week for Developer Journal with a double bill landing this week. Luckily with the topics being so linked it is easy enough to talk about them together, so that is what we are going to do. If you haven’t caught up yet then the Journal Abridged for Character Roles and … Continue reading Journal Discussed – Character Roles, Skill Advancement, Crafting and Professions

Journal Abridged – Player Housing, Architecture & Construction

An inn hallway in Chronicles of Elyria.

This series takes the Developers Journals and gives you all the facts and none of the fluff. Just straight up, no messing. If you want discussion then the Journal Discussed which will hit later this week is what you are waiting for. “Home is where the heart is” however, if you have read the latest … Continue reading Journal Abridged – Player Housing, Architecture & Construction

Journal Discussed – Technology and Research Part 2

An indoor sceen including a clock in Chronicles of Elyria.

Patents. They are a familiar concept in our world, with large court battles between the biggest technology firms. Could that work in a computer game? In a world where technology progresses, and players are the ones progressing it, patents could well make sense. However, combine that unusual idea with the cruel word count in the … Continue reading Journal Discussed – Technology and Research Part 2

Journal Discussed – Technology and Research Part 1

Dynamic worlds are becoming something more Developers are striving for. To me the reason for it is clear. A changing world is simply a more interesting place to be long term. However, the way different developers approach adding that feeling of change can be very different. Often it is quite limited and does eventually loop … Continue reading Journal Discussed – Technology and Research Part 1

Journal Abridged – Identity, Disguises, and Reputation

NPC Naomi Jade wearing a disguise in Chronicles of Elyria.

This series takes the Developers Journals and gives you all the information in a nice bullet point list. I like bullet points, but I still do not get why they are named after bullets. If you want discussion then you are going to have to wait for the Journal Discussed which will hit later this … Continue reading Journal Abridged – Identity, Disguises, and Reputation