Amazon Games developer Diary gives us more insight on crafting in their new title New World
New World fans as well as MMO veterans are anxious to find out more about the lead titles crafting system. After watching today’s “Developer Diary”. We know that the New World has five progression systems in crafting. The good news is that all five crafting systems work together. Every action taken in the New World has a reward for it. It is great to know that everything you do in the game has value to it
Here are the five progressions systems for New World
Developers of the New world go on to explain that leveling is the most basic form of progression. The more you level the more points you earn. These points can be used to put into your character’s attributes.
Second, to be explained was weapon Mastery. I like this feature in progression. The more you use a weapon, the better you will be with that weapon. Your skill with a weapon is based on how much time you put into it. This ability increases the opportunity for different and unique weapon sets to create. Just like leveling, you can earn and assign points to get new weapon abilities. I am personally looking forward to using this feature to create my unique fighting playstyle. This is a great way for players to find their fun in the game. You can still be an effective member of your faction without sacrificing what you find fun in the game. This is very big for MMO fans.
The next system is the one true profession experts are waiting for. We are talking about trade skill professions. The Big three are Gathering Skills, Refining Skills, and Crafting professions. The more you do it the better you get is what New World’s developers are saying. You can become the best craftsman on your server by putting time into it. New World’s trade skill system features endless progression. You could level forever if you would like to
- Weaponsmith: Melee Weapons
- Armorer: Light, Medium and Heavy Armor
- Jewelcrafter: Trinkets and Gems
- Engineer: Ranged Weapons and Ammo
- Arcanist: Potions, Tinctures, Magical Weapons
- Cook: Meals and Drinks that provide buffs and health regeneration
- Furnisher: Furniture, Storage and Trophies for player houses
Our fourth progression system is Territory Standing. Playing in a territory gives you territory standing bonuses like increased experience, reduced fees, and housing. Housing allows players to own a house in the territory. Playing the game in a particular area will unlock specific awards to that location.
For the fifth, we are talking Player vs Player… We are talking about PVP. The fifth progression system is Factions. You join a faction to experience and quest in PVP. Faction missions lead to faction reputation. Faction reputation leads to better gear and goods from the faction. According to the Devs “really cool gear”. This may be a hint to where you can find the fun stuff. PVPers should have a great time battling to fun rewards Factions has to offer.
The Run Down
New World’s goal is to have a deep crafting system for players. They go on to say that everything in the game supports in one way or the other. Another hint from the developer diary stated that a player could get an upgrade over a basic sword in the early stages of the New World. Speaking of weapons you can also add perks to your weapons that come from different reagents. Expert gatherers would be your source for rare resources to craft weapons with special perks. the examples listed were increased damage, reduced weight, and even imbuing your weapon with elemental power. To my surprise, you can find gem slots for your weapons by gathering them around the world. Gem slots are a fun way to find that competitive edge. This is also a tool to create a weapon that fits your unique fighting style. Another thing to get excited about was the fact that you can discover recipes to help you gear up. New World has recipes with unique abilities for players that may have bad luck getting drops. Again another feature for players to find their fun in the game. A tool to be used to improve your unique fighting ability. The ultimate draw I feel from this developer diary is that this game is for everyone. If you love pvping, crafting, or gathering. You can find your fun in this game. I am super excited and counting the days till New World’s Beta is dropped. It is refreshing to know that New World developers want to listen, grow, and work with players to build the best game possible. Don’t forget fans, Pre-Order Amazon Games New World will get you access to Closed Beta access that begins July 23, 2020.
Players that pre-order New World will get automatic entry to the closed beta, as well as receive Isabella’s amulet, the Fist Bump emote, a guild crest set, and the Expedition One unique title.
New World will launch globally for PC on August 25, 2020
New World is an Open World MMO that pits players against the haunted wilderness of Aeternum, a mysterious island in the twilight of the Age of Exploration