ESO: Alliances Cinematic Trailer Analysis - Part 6

  • Use the previous/next buttons at the bottom to scroll through parts.RANGER, STAHP

    If I get into the beta I'll have to remind them not to take combat mechanics from Assassin's Creed

    It might have been just me but this part of the trailer really pissed me off. With slashing attacks, he goes straight through both plate and mail, both DESIGNED to stop slashing attacks from swords, and still kills them in a single strike. Not to mention this frame - even if the knife COULD penetrate the mail and plate, it isn't even long enough to go through those and hit any important bits... /rant

    Back on a lower level, the Dominion have established their position and the Spellsword is blasting away with her green lightning again.


  • Alduin
    Alduin   ·  January 23, 2013
    Hehe, I understand, thats why I tend to keep knowledge at one side and everything non serious at the other so I can generally ignore things like that. Didn't work for AC3 though.
  • Ponty
    Ponty   ·  January 23, 2013
    Haha I know it's not supposed to be realistic or anything but I got into reading about historic weaponry and such last year, this bit looked really cool but my mind was just like 'trailer stahp, it doesn't work that way!' I can understand if he was using ...  more
  • Bobbo
    Bobbo   ·  January 23, 2013
    You took my thoughts and made it to a text, Alduin! :D Thank you!
  • Alduin
    Alduin   ·  January 23, 2013
    Lol Ponty, this is a bit of a show-off trailer, I doubt combat in ESO will be similiar to AC in anyway besides the fact that swords cut through armor, but just about all games have that, if it didn't we'd be needed atleast 2 weapons types on us at all tim...  more