Three-faction warfare is on the rise in MMOs today including Elder Scrolls Online. In today's column, we take a look at the things that need to happen to make it the best it can be. Read on and then take it to the comments for discussion.
I’m going to try to keep this short and to the point this week. It’s no secret that three-faction PvP is on a bit of a comeback in recent years. With the failure of Mythic’s Warhammer Online to gain traction, a lot of players blamed the two-faction system. After all, it was a far cry from the RvR system of Dark Age of Camelot that so many love and cherish to this day. Now, with the success of Guild Wars 2 and its own take on three-faction warfare, Zenimax’ Elder Scrolls Online seeks to get back to the goodness of DAoC with Matt Firor and many other former Mythic staffers at the helm. Here then are five things we think the AvA designers should take heed of when preparing ESO’s massive persistent PVP in Cyrodiil.
Read more of Bill Murphy's Elder Scrolls Online: Making AvA Thrive.