How a Map for Albion Online is Designed

After our previous behind the scenes articles on game design and cross-platform development, we are now delving into the intricacies of map design. The creation of maps is one of the most crucial parts for a game. They have to be balanced, entertaining, and visually beautiful. We have asked Ben,…

The Albion Online Lore and Novel Project Announced

in the past, many of you have mentioned that it’s not yet entirely clear what the world of Albion really is about, who the different factions are and why players should populate it – in short, you wanted to have a more detailed lore. Today, we are very proud to…

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albionguides:Blade Master Class Week

The Blade Master Overview The Blade Master is a popular class to play for one great reason: their versatility. Equally effective in both offensive skills and defensive capabilities, they’re the jack-of-all-trades martial artist. Focus on the Blade Master Welcome to the first of our ongoing series leading up to launch,…

Albion Online The News Room v2.0 Roundup

Hey everyone, some of you might remember our old newsroom thread. It was a format that was well liked but, due to shifting priorities in the workload of people, has, well, gone into hibernation. But now I’m here and we can reboot this thing. I will use this thread to…

Feature Highlight Video – Missions and Factions

We are nearing our closed beta test and in preparation for that, we want to provide you with more quality content and exciting videos on a few select features. Our first video in this series is on missions and factions. Albion Online offers massive freedom to its players in terms…

Of Learning Points and Progression

I honestly think the removal of LP’s as a gating mechanic is ideal for the longevity of the game and not a detriment. Hardcore/Power-Gamers will find a soft work around any system you put in anyway. If you have LP’s as a gating mechanic they simply purchase an extra account…

One Day in the Life of a Game Designer

Coming up with new ideas for video games sounds like a dream job for many. Today, we’ll give you a glimpse behind the scenes of how the design process for Albion Online works on a daily basis. Who doesn’t dream of a job that does not only pay your bills…

Destiny Board

Will developers give players an early access to the Destiny Board? The reason i ask this question is because i would really really really REALLY enjoy being able to see what the skills of weapons, crafting requirements, and over all exp caps, before getting to play the game. I Found…

What is it about this albion online?

I am very much looking forward to this game. I have a lot of things in my life that deserve my time, but I am still interested in playing this game, and I intend to play it a lot. No other game on the market seems able to hold my…