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Beta Report Part 2

Posted by Keith Cross on Nov 09, 2007  | Comments

Beta Report Part 2 -

Part Two of Warhammer Online's Beta Report has been posted in the WAR Herald, bringing us updates from the RvR, UI and itemization teams, as well as information on the Marauder, and the city of Altdorf.


It's that time again to share some news from the front lines in the second part of our WAR Beta Updates. Learn about itemization, city life in Altdorf, insider information on the Marauder and much more!

Waaagh! and well met!

First off we’ll go with the RvR Team. Since last we spoke they’ve been working on… Well I’ll just let them answer themselves:

The construction of the Elf scenarios is well under way with the first seven in various levels of polish. We should have three of those seven , along with some new scenarios for the Empire and Chaos zones. We have also been making changes to existing scenarios across all pairings. These changes have been focused on equalizing run times between the realms and adjusting the game play based on the feedback we have received. This week we’re going to evaluate ways to make access to scenario queues easier, while still keeping an immersive feel.

-RvR Team

Moving on over to the Items Team, they go into a bit of the detail on what it takes to itemize a chapter in the game:

Itemizing the elf chapters continues…

What does itemizing a chapter entail?

Well we go through every quest that gives rewards and create 24 quest items for it. Every quest in WAR gives you a choice of reward when you complete it, and those rewards are filtered to only show items that are specific to your career. Then we do the same thing for influence rewards -- influence rewards are also filtered in a career-specific way.

Read more here.