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  1. KaeyiDream

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    Q&A Lunch /w Jeremy Gaffney Exec. Producer of @Team_WildStar [Part 1/3]!



    Ever wonder what it's like to go to lunch with Wildstar's Executive Producer Jeremy Gaffney and pick his brain(s) about all things Wildstar Related? Well myself and some other amazing community members got to join Jeremy, Mark & Melanie in sunny Brighton and do just that.. a lot of brain picking. Questions were asked and by damn were they answered.

    Notable information in the video:
    00:00 - The Love Hotel
    00:38 - Studio Overview
    01:00 - 30% is ex wow, 20 senior leads from blizz
    01:29 - Gaffney Background
    02:00 - Already retired? :p (for 1 year)
    03:30 - Flexibility & Update Cycle
    04:25 - Chinese dev's are on a weekly cycle
    05:43 - The 300
    06:40 - MMo dev teams tend to not specialise as much, people dont want to keep working on the same part/game
    07:17 - Updates, Feedback & Leaks
    08:30 - They want to announce stuff when they're kickass
    08:57 - Skulls on Map
    09:50 - The Worse Kept Secrets
    10:25 - They announced at comicon will have the big reveal about the races
    10:35 - More at gamescom
    11:14 - Biggest Change
    11:41 - Explorers "no <REDACTED> That"
    12:11 - Randomisation of Raids
    13:30 - Every week a new thing to compete against, and that will be rewarded if you're the best
    15:31 - The de_dust Analogy
    15:53 - The Long Commitment Era
    16:25 - Time Sink
    17:42 - Leveling & Quest Variance
    18:05 - Leveling and elder needs around the same attention
    18:35 - The combat and monster variation will make leveling fun
    20:30 - Make sure to balance so it is not too hard, and that is very hard
    21:16 - Random Elements in PvP
    22:20 - Too much randomness in battlefields is not fun, so it will be mixed up
    22:50 - End of Part 1

    Q&A Lunch /w Jeremy Gaffney Exec. Producer of Wildstar [Part 2/3]!



    Notable information in the video:
    0:25 hard from the start, easier over time
    0:40 better too hard then too easy
    1:35 enough easy games out there anyway
    2:10 warplots will be hard
    2:40 crossover pve pvp between raids and warplots and more
    3:15 solo: dynamic elder game zone, unlock-able public quests
    4:15 there are a huge amount of reward streams (sources) so they try to keep it simple, pve stuff from pve etc
    5:15 explorer jet boots
    6:00 party pad with a giant piano to jump on and play
    6:15 festival plug, like fireworks and other interactive parts for roleplaying
    8:25 player voting for names/flagging can be exploited as well
    9:20 Why is the payment model the best guarded secret of most games?
    10:10 mostly because the payment models implies that your gouging your customers
    12:50 settlers and pvp, can you destroy the buildings etc?
    13:45 at gamescom a chunk of the pvp zone whitevale will be playable with the new races
    16:00 in large group settings you can use it to communicate. it's optional and atm y default of but that might change
    17:15 some classes were aoe and some single, but that didnt work. aoe was more fun, especially with multiple monster types
    18:25 then came the danger of homogenisation,
    20:15 they do have pet stuff in, but it's hard to not make them sucky
    23:55 probably not doing multiple weapons for class in the future
    24:45 the can rejig the armour for the different races easier to allow for a higher amount of armour variance

    A huge thank you to all involved in making this community lunch happen, Jeremy is a wonderful inspiring man and to take this time out of his busy schedule was more than i think any of us ever expected. The EU community team at Carbine are fantastic and i look forward to seeing more from them during the coming weeks with SDCC & GC :)

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    Is there a hard limit to the amount of items/objects we can place in our homes? And if so, how many is it currently? :inlove:
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    Here's a question for him: "are you paying for this lunch?"

    :p
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    How long does Carbine think it will take,for the hardest 40 man raid in the game to be completed (days from launch).
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    Jerremy, do you also think: ''Chua for President?''

    Announcements:
    When will the Chua and the other race be finnaly announced? (+ classes) And how will they be announced? (movie/clip? Hacking into Gamescom if they are announced there?)
    Will they both be announced at the same time? 2 classes and races together? Not spread out?

    Crafting:
    Any info about the crafting system in WildStar :up: I'm just dying to know more about it!!!

    We know we can have specialisations...but how many crafting skills are there? Are there Primary/Secundary skills? How much can you have of each? Can we respecc? etc. etc.

    Economy:
    Any info about the AH? How is it gonna look like? Fee's for putting things on it?

    How will Vendors be in WS? Hope not like in WoW where most of the vendors sell stupid white items for high levels that no1 will ever need or buy.

    How will the interaction between crafters be? Will some crafters need items from others? Some games neglect the trading part of crafting in MMO's what are you gonna do about it? Neglect it? Or deal with it?

    Raids:
    There are alot of speculations about 10 man raids, so what raid sizes are gonna be in-game from launch? 10/20/40 or all?

    Those are kinda my questions about the subjects i'm most curious about :D
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    I want to know this too. Less than 2/3 months is a disappointment to me.

    I'd also like to know if we will have attunments to enter the raids. I'm hoping we do.
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    Can I go?

    :up:
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    I'd like to know:

    What, if any, body customization options are available for player character models such as weight, height, musculature, and breast sliders for example?

    Another one that I know many people are DIEING to know right now:

    Will female aurin come in hair colors other than purple and if so, could you give us some examples of the alternative color options for female aurin hair?
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    Sorry wasn't done yet, but was called downstairs :p Now my full version is up ;)
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    Kaeyi... my love :p

    Good to see you doing well still.

    No questions.
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    #1 We know the game is going to launch with a hybrid payment model, can you expand on that?

    #2 Raiding. Are 20 man raids going to be designed as stepping stones into 40 mans, or are they going to be a line of progression raiding all on their own, or maybe something else?

    #3 Can you release any new info on the 2 unannounced classes?

    #4 Can the opposing faction destroy settler buildings? If so will they be able to salvage any materials from doing so?

    #5 Flying mounts, confirmed or not? If confirmed, will there be any limitations? How will it work with the explorer path?

    #6 How will class talent system work? How does dual spec work?

    #7 Can you tell us anything about professions. For example, do health and mana potions exist in the game?

    #8 Will there be faction leaders? If so, can we raid their towns, kill them, and steal their furniture?

    #9 Daily Quest. For the love of god and all that is holy, please tell me you will never force players to do dozens of daily quest every day. Cough WoW MoP cough.

    #10 Are all settler sockets the same, or are they different?

    #11 Buffs & Raid Beneficial Debuffs. In WoW the smaller raids often have an issue with ensuring they have all the buffs/debuffs, or even most of the better buffs/debuffs for their group. In some cases players end up with a scenario of take the class and not the player. Will WS have these in the game, and if so are they keeping this unfavorable situation in mind?

    #12 Will PvP have currency? If so, how will it work, and will there be weekly caps?
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    Pahaha :inlove: Made me laugh! Hopefully i'll see you in game then? >.<
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    What is the reward for Wildstar's reputation system equivalent? I'd like to stay away from lower tier end-game gear and instead give unique trinkets/consumables/cosmetics like inventions from science factions. Or if a faction likes you so much they can unveil secrets of their knowledges. Can Jeremy divulge info on this?
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    How much longer til the last classes are announced?
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    BTW Kaeyi, are you gonna ''list'' up the questions you like most and will most lickely use in your interview? (list them in your first post if so)

    This way people can see what questions you want to ask already :up: (and some people can see if their question is in them)
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    Will there be epic weapons and if so how time consuming they will be to get and will they have special effects similar to the kind Thunderfury in WoW has? Thanks!
    Edit: Legendary (not epic)
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    It's a date then. Tell all the ToT fans we're going out for dinner at some out of the way bar on Planet Nexus. :p
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    Do you mean "legendary" weapons?
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    I have a few questions

    1. Are the villians in the game going to have British accents (like in the movies the bad guy is British it because the accent shows intelligence...)

    2. Will their be a FOV (Field of view) adjust feature in the game?

    3. Do the aurins ears n tail stick up or out when in combat?

    4. Is there a cow level x

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