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Next Livestream + Q&A Submission - Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 11am Pacific

VaknarVaknar Moderator, Member, Staff
edited February 29 in Announcements
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Glorious Ashes of Creation Community!

Our next livestream featuring an Alpha Two Caravan PvP Preview will be Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 11am Pacific! (Click here to convert this to your local time.)

If you have a question for our team, then you’re in the right place! Please submit your question for our development team in the thread below, and we'll select 10 of them at random to answer during the end of our livestream. In order to accommodate a variety of questions from our community, please only post ONE question below - the more direct, and succinct the better (think one to two sentences)! Submissions end Friday, January 26, 2024 at 11am Pacific, so we can select your questions before the broadcast.

We'll see you soon for our development update livestream! twitch.tv/ashesofcreation


👀 ICYMI, we showcased some intense Caravan PvP in our latest stream! https://youtu.be/RetA3thzdiM

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  • NiKrNiKr Member
    edited January 19
    Will mass resurrection methods work in combat?
  • BabayugahBabayugah Member, Alpha One, Adventurer
    Can we get a more up to date number on the total amount of backers, or more specifically Alpha 2?
  • LashingLashing Member
    edited January 19
    Will death penalties in PvE be normalized between green and purple flagging states to mitigate gimmicks to stay flagged to reduce penalty.
  • In the ranged weapon livestream in 2022, you mentioned the idea of character disguises and how they can change how nameplates function, but that the ideas were not ready to be expanded on then. Do you have new information you can provide about character disguises and how they'll function in Ashes of Creation?
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  • RoubiRoubi Member
    edited January 30
    With the PvP showcase, can we get updated list of weapon types that will be available at the beginning of A2, or is that still not finalised?
  • Do we have a better or more accurate date than a range yet for Alpha 2? Looking forward to finally jumping into this game!!!
  • LyonLyon Member
    In PvE if the tank has aggroed a few mobs and the mob in target dies. How will the game decide which mob the tank will get into target next (closest mob, mob that deals most dmg aka most dangerous, mob with lowest hp, something else) or does a tank have to actively target the next mob himself?
  • Do we have more specific info on which playable areas will be live at the launch of A2?

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  • ILLPeonUILLPeonU Member, Braver of Worlds, Kickstarter, Alpha One
    In many games healers are way out of tune, being able to withstand multiple people beating on them and staying alive. Who would you say will be a hard counter to a Cleric in Ashes and will 1 class alone be able to kill him? Also will casters have some form of spell regression when hit?
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  • xillinxillin Member, Alpha One, Adventurer
    In the most recent tank and cleric showcases, there was no mention of many of the abilities we had during A1 for those archetypes. Are they just gone now? Being reworked? Just moved to higher level abilities? If it is the case that they are just gone now, can we get a moment of silence, or maybe a few words from Steven for Castigation, the clear cut best ability in A1?
  • Gaul_Gaul_ Member
    edited January 19
    Once the initial systems testing for Alpha 2 has been completed, do you plan to change the direction of the development team to move more horizontally in terms of creating and filling new biomes with content based on those proven systems?
  • VyrilVyril Member
    edited January 22
    What will see in the way of classes needing/wanting to use multiple weapons? i.e. Ranger melee abilities? Is the plan still for classes to have abilities that REQUIRE different weapon types and auto-swap on ability usage?
  • How many animals will we be able to manage at the same time in Animals husbandry?
  • ashoneashone Member, Braver of Worlds, Kickstarter, Alpha One
    When will we see Character creation????
  • TalentsTalents Member, Intrepid Pack
    As it stands, the same armour set looks different depending on the race it's equipped on. How do you plan to have large varieties of in-game achievable gear for each race if you have to make 9 different looks for a single set?
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  • After release, how will you balance the class-kits along the years so that players don't have to drastically change their gameplay?
    In some other MMOs some class-kit rework include a complete change of style (ex: adding cast time to a class that used to be very mobile, reducing range from classes that used to be good at kitting, ect...).
  • What are the current plans and approach to make this summoner archetype different to what we’ve seen in previous MMOs?

    (This hasn’t been discussed much since December 2022 stream)
  • AniionAniion Member
    edited January 25
    What lessons have you learned from other games like BDO that had no fast travel, exp loss on death large Castle sieges result in a rich-get-richer dynamic around extremely large guilds?
  • For dual wielding weapons(axes, swords and rapiers, etc) will there be specific skill tree for them with all new sets of skill. Or will there be only a couple of new additions to it?
  • chibibreechibibree Member, Phoenix Initiative, Royalty, Kickstarter, Alpha One
    edited January 19
    Since we are heading into Alpha 2 and the last known PC Specs are from 2021 (Alpha 1) and the tech has changed, has the minimum required pc build changed as well?

  • SonicXplosionSonicXplosion Member, Alpha One, Adventurer
    Would Intrepid ever take actions on a guild as a whole if there was a pervasive amount of rule breakers in it, even if that guild didn't explicitly exist to break the rules.
  • DrunkninjaDrunkninja Member, Alpha One, Adventurer
    How many boats can a player own at one time?
  • G3n_Zer0G3n_Zer0 Member, Braver of Worlds, Kickstarter, Alpha One
    Random Lore/RP Nerd question, for those that passed through the gates from Sanctus to Verra, is it a one way trip? Is there a way to pass word back through the gate to Sanctus for any that may have been left behind?
  • George_BlackGeorge_Black Member, Intrepid Pack
    edited January 19
    Would you consider adding a movement speed debuff for raids of more than 20 people, as part of a set of measures to counter zerging playstyle, and favour smaller groups?
    Large armies move slower, special units are faster kinda thing.
  • What light can you shed on your design philosophy in terms of build diversity and in particular to hybrid playstyles that deal both physical and magic damages? Prime examples being Spellsword, warrior mage or Scion, ranger mage.

    Named pronounced Virtual Dynasty or Dynasty thx!!
  • What races will be available to play at the start of Alpha 2?
  • How do you balance Risk/Reward versus Fear Of Better Option?
    sorry for my bad english, my native langage is french.
  • AliandriaAliandria Member, Alpha One, Adventurer
    edited January 19
    Will classes that have the summoner as the secondary archetype have access to any kind of active summons? Or will summoned creatures be exclusive to the summoner archetype? (e.g. mage/summoner is a warlock- possible summons?)
  • LinikerLiniker Member, Alpha One, Adventurer
    is the intended TTK (time-to-kill) for PvP still planned to be on the longer side, around 30s to 60s as mentioned before?
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  • ConradConrad Member, Alpha One, Adventurer
    This is dual wielding question: When will we see a proper demonstration of dual wielding? I don't mean peasant weapons like daggers or punching weapons, i mean a real Sword or axe in each hand
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