I promised a more in depth look at building in Landmark in my Landmark alpha preview, and here it is! Well, in a way. Since quite a few people have already asked me for regular updates about Landmark, I decided to keep up a semi-regular article series about it, and my first entry will be about building!
Similarly to my intro series about Eve Online, I will be writing introductory bits later on, for anyone looking to get into Landmark. Right now, however, my obsession is with getting enough marble and obsidian for my mountain temple complex, so it seems like a good time to talk construction!
I’ve admitted previously that I’ve never played MineCraft, so don’t expect to see any comparisons between the two games because I lack the knowledge to do a proper job of it. The most I can say is that from what I’ve seen being said on forums is that Landmark does provide many more tools for building than MineCraft does. It certainly looks a lot better; visuals alone have prevented me from ever trying MineCraft, but I can happily wander around Landmark for hours doing nothing but admiring the scenery.
And that’s the last thing I’ll say about MineCraft. Let’s move back to Landmark! Read more…