MMO Reporter Episode 241: Come and Stop My 3d Engine Bro!

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Summary: <p></p> <br> <p>This week we find out what happens when indie games have problems with their engine license, Guild Wars 2 pays you to PVP, and Harry plays Number Muncher!</p> <br> <h4><a id="more-6674793"></a></h4> <br> <h4>What we've done in game: </h4> <br> <h4> <br><strong>Layanor:</strong> </h4> <br> <ul> <br> <li>Dark Souls</li> <br> <li>Savant – <a href=""></a> </li> <br> <li>LOTRO – Minus Tirith</li> <br> </ul> <br> <p>Map –</p> <br> <p> </p> <br> <p><strong>Bill:</strong></p> <br> <ul> <br> <li>GW2</li> <br> <li>3’s</li> <br> </ul> <br> <p> </p> <br> <p><strong>Harry:</strong></p> <br> <ul> <br> <li>Moonmist</li> <br> <li>Elite Dangerous</li> <br> <li>Fallout 4</li> <br> <li>Rise of the Tomb Raider</li> <br> <li>Construction Simulator 2015</li> <br> </ul> <br> <p> </p> <br> <p><strong>Chris:</strong></p> <br> <ul> <br> <li>Elite: Dangerous – XBox</li> <br> <li>Elite: Dangerous – PC – Horizon Beta</li> <br> <li>Sword Coast Legends</li> <br> <li>Crowfall</li> <br> </ul> <br> <p> </p> <br> <h5><strong>News:</strong></h5> <br> <p> </p> <br> <p><strong>The Repopulation facing downtime due to Hero Engine Issues</strong></p> <br> <p><a href=";t=11171">;t=11171</a></p> <br> <ul> <br> <li>If the game is using the engine’s servers, it will absolutely disrupt the service.</li> <br> <li>Most AAA games work out a deal with the game engine company so that they get full access to the server and client code and just host everything themselves (so that they can customize and tweak it, and to avoid any problems like this).</li> <br> <li>it’s super risky to rely on third-party companies that aren’t super stable, so most companies would avoid doing that if they have the resources.</li> <br> <li>Vision of Zosimos also having problems: <a href=";id=9019208cf4">;id=9019208cf4</a> </li> <br> </ul> <br> <p> </p> <br> <p><strong>Guild Wars 2 launches their first PvP League</strong></p> <br> <p><a href=""></a></p> <br> <p>How To Join – <a href=""></a></p> <br> <p>Offical Livestream – <a href=""></a></p> <br> <p>ESL Guild Wars 2 Pro Leagues gather eight teams from each region to compete for rewards from a prize pool of $400,000 USD. These leagues cross over between two seasons leading to the Season Final, which has its own prize pool of $200,000 USD.</p> <br> <p><strong>Scheduled Regular Season Placement (per region)</strong></p> <br> <ul> <br> <li>First place: $10,000, entry into Season Finals</li> <br> <li>Second place: $9,000, entry into Season Finals</li> <br> <li>Third place: $8,000</li> <br> <li>Fourth place: $7,000</li> <br> <li>Fifth place: $5,000</li> <br> <li>Sixth place: $4,500</li> <br> <li>Seventh place: $3,500</li> <br> <li>Eighth place: $2,500</li> <br> </ul> <br> <p><strong>Season Finals (NA and EU)</strong></p> <br> <ul> <br> <li>First place: $50,000</li> <br> <li>Second place: $25,000</li> </ul>