Built using Landmark tools, this keep features crenelations, flying buttresses and an elevated walkway.
I understand enthusiasm, excitement, the desire to share my new toys with the world and so does Dave Georgeson. Let loose with the building tools for Landmark, Dave built and decorated a keep in 4 hours then broadcast the pictures to the world.
Dave Georgeson is Director of Development for the EverQuest Franchise at SOE, so this is our first glimpse at the work of a non-artist/developer. It’s also our first glimpse at the furnishings we might expect in Landmark. Continue Reading
Dear Mr Squeakles can be found next to Atrophinious in the Realm of the Autumn Harvest.
The fall season has arrived, Atrophinious still loves his mead and the Realm of the Autumn Harvest is open to all. This year we’ll be hunting for autumn harvest ambersap and autumn harvest signets.
First the bad news, The Halloween goodies boxes mentioned earlier no longer cost 90 credits; in translation from the PTS, the Pumpkin Patch kit increased to 229 credits and the Spider’s Den Kit to 297 credits each. The token price remains the same. Continue Reading
Radishtown: population 1500. Several days of play gives this charming little borough in Anno Online.
I admit I’ve been distracted. I’ve been building Radishtown, otherwise known as Newport. I stumbled over the web browser game, Anno Online. The goal of Anno Online is to build a trading empire, a seafaring power and glorious city. It’s a resource management game; keep your citizens fed with bread and milk, make sure they have clothing, entertainment and fire stations, so they can hang the calendar of hunky fireman on their walls, and the citizens of Radishtown are happy. Continue Reading
Deepwood Cottage, the new Gloamwood dimension, pumpkinized for Halloween. Deepwood Cottage by Kitasia@PTS.
Halloween goodness is coming to the dimension world but in a slightly different form than we’re used to. Instead of purchasing individual items, we’ll be purchasing Halloween kits. There’s a Pumpkin Patch kit available for 2 Autumn Harvest Signets and 100 Ambersap or the Spider’s Den Kit, which costs 2 Autumn Harvest Signets and 200 Ambersap. Both kits can also be purchased for 90 Credits each. Continue Reading
Penguins at home in the cold icy snow. ‘City Zoo’ by Niccy@Zaviel.
A lovely landscape, farm or home seems empty without animal life. A few critters posed here or there turn a dimension from a still life into a living entity. Rift isn’t big on dimensional critters, limiting itself to the stuffed barghest and stuffed black armored ursin, so dimensioneers must provide their own.
The two most important characteristics to get right when building a critter are shape and posture. Matching a critter’s colour helps but we’re used to seeing creatures change colour according to the time of day. From high noon to deep night, our brains identify animals by outline first, it’s shape and posture are major cues to trigger recognition. How many animals can you identify by outline alone in this picture? Continue Reading