|All Your Base Are Belong to Us: Conquest Endgames in MMOs
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|EVE ONLINE designer Matt Woodward discusses the advantages and pitfalls of territorial control systems in MMOs. Matt outlines the reasons you should consider territory control as a compelling part of your game, and then takes a detailed look at the key challenges of such systems. The lecture draws on insights gleaned from EVE, but presents them in an abstracted manner for a generalist audience a brief primer on EVE's implementation is given to add context, but the concepts stand on their own.