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Alganon (ALG)
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MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 12/01/09)  | Pub:Quest Online
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Hands-On Preview

Posted by Dana Massey on Sep 02, 2009  | Comments

Hands-On Preview - Alganon -

In Phoenix, we had some hands on time with Alganon and a chance to talk to the team that built it. What we found is a potential hidden gem due out this fall. Here is our hands-on preview:

Another nice feature is the Studies system. Alganon took a page from EVE Online and made some of the game’s progression offline in origin. This system works in conjunction with traditional advancement and lets players study, in real time behind the scenes, to improve in specific areas. This balances things out and lets more casual players who might not have thousands of hours to dedicate to keep up with their comrades.

Studies predominantly take on two forms. They can either gate content, such as studying to unlock a new ability or chain of quests, or they can be used as an alternative to another form of advancement, such as studies that improve stats.

Read it all here.