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Session Name: All Your Base Are Belong to Us: Conquest Endgames in MMOs
Speaker(s): Matthew Woodward
Company Name(s): CCP Games
Track / Format: Design

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Overview: 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.

GDC Online 2010

Matthew Woodward

CCP Games

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