Role Playing Games

Ember Sword Switches Up Land System

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In an effort to give everybody the opportunity to own virtual land in the upcoming MMORPG Ember Sword, the developers have changed their land system. There will be three different land sizes, and instead or regions there are now nations. Bright Star Studios revealed these changes in their latest newsletter.

Ember Sword will feature 160 thousand land plots, divided into three different sizes. The smallest area is called a plot, while an estate consists our of five times five plots. The biggest area is something the developers named a region, which consists out of 400 plots (20×20).

Plots can contain a settlement, where buildings can be placed. Some buildings however, are too big. These would require a town, which needs 2×2 plots and is represented as a single NFT. In a town players can place more advanced buildings. In addition a plot can provide specific resources or they can spawn mobs.

The developers expect to share more details about their virtual land soon. This Friday they are hosting a live Q&A on Twitch, starting at 5PM UTC.

What is Ember Sword?

Ember Sword is a cross-platform free-to-play open world fantasy MMORPG. The game promises a sandbox experience with complete player autonomy, which means that players doesn’t need to pick specific classes or roles. In addition the world of controlled by the community, and players can even own land. Bright Star Studios has planned Ember Sword for release in 2022.

Players can create their own character, pick a home region, and venture into the dangerous world of Ember Sword. The game is heavy on action, underlined by a classless combat system. Players can for example defeat monsters or other players, or explore the world as a tradesman. Depending on their choices, they can become a talented refiner, or for example a craftsman of weapons.

Each region offers unique quests, monsters, and resources for crafting items. Players can use these resources or sell them in the player-driven economy.

From melee, ranged, and energy combat skills, to mining, blacksmithing, fishing, woodcutting, harvesting, and more, the many skills in Ember Sword offer near-endless activities. Each skill increases in level the more player are training. This unlocks new advancements, such as increased efficiency, new items to craft and equip, new abilities to cast, or resources to harvest.

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