ASHES 101
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Here is a file index of all the Ashes of Creation Videos I have done for your ease of reference without having to go into a subpage to find them. I have included a dates or years with each of them to help with ease of reference about how current the information contained will be.




Content Creator Stuff

July Livestream Review and Recap [2020]

My usual monthly livestream review and recap

July AMA Review [2020]

Steven did an Ask me Anything (AMA) in July. There was so much good stuff in here I thought it was worth doing a review for it.

New to Ashes? Start here!

Started working on a new series of Ashes of Creation, doing some Crash Courses since there is so much stuff going on with the game and the knowledge you need to have to understand what people are talking about in Discord.

Steven Sharif Interview with Jahlon [2020]

On 8 July 2020 (happy birthday Steven) I had the chance to interview the Creative Director on Ashes of Creation. This is the YouTube recording of that interview.



ASHES 101 - Nodes

Nodes
Introduction to Nodes Part I
Up to Level 3 [2019]

This video covers Nodes from Level 0 through Level 2 and discusses the mechanics of what Nodes are, how the world is divided, how Nodes level, how they block out neighboring nodes.

Nodes
Introduction to Nodes Part II
Nodes Level 3 [2019]

This video covers Nodes at Level 3, all the new mechanics that get introduced: Government, Housing and Citizenship, Sieges, and Node Specific Special Buildings (Unique Buildings). This does not include the Vassal System which also begins at Level 3. The Vassal System gets its own video. Also included in this video is the new Freehold mechanic system.

Nodes
Introduction to Nodes Part III
The Vassal System [2019]

This video covers the basic introduction to the Vassal System as far as we know it. It gives some visual examples of how Nodes will operate inside the system, as well as some of the complex political relationships between Nodes both inside the Vassal System as well as along the Regional Castle system.

Nodes
Introduction to Nodes Part IV
Castles [2019]

Castles are an essential part of the Node system, not only because they can influence the individual Nodes, but also because they have three specific military Nodes attached to them.

ASHES 101 - PvP

PvP
Introduction to PvP
Overview [2019]

With all the new information we have about PvP in Ashes of Creation, I've taken the original PvP video and broken it into four parts. Part I is a 30,000 foot view, the overview, some key terms and explanations.

PvP
Introduction to PvP Part II
Corruption [2019]

Castles are an essential part of the Node system, not only because they can influence the individual Nodes, but also because they have three specific named Nodes attached to them.

PvP
Introduction to PvP Part III
Node Sieges vs Node Wars [2019]

Although Sieges and Wars sound very similar, mechanically they are very different. In order to understand the differences between these two mechanics I have done this video as a compare and contrast so people know what happens during a siege and what happens during a war.

PvP
Introduction to PvP Part IV
Castle Sieges [2019]

Castle Content is primarly Guild Content, and there are a lot of moving parts when it comes to castles. While this won't be everything, since we don't know everything, it should serve to give you a rough overview of Castle Sieges.


ASHES 101 Videos

Housing Overview [2020]

The housing video was starting to get a little outdated so I did this one to update us to 2020. I will be putting out three more videos on housing; one for each housing type. When that happens I will post them all here for the series.

Caravans
Introduction to Caravans [2019]

In Ashes of Creation you will not have infinite bags of holding, which means you will not be carrying around 50,000 ore in your backpack. The amount of gatherables or raw materials you can have on your person is limited. When it comes to moving bulk materials you will have to utilize the caravan system.

Artisan System
Introduction the Artisan System [2018]

Intrepid Studios has focused on the crafting system from the very beginning of the development of Ashes of Creation. The artisan system in this game is not added in as an afterthought. Instead, it is possible to become a power broker in the game without ever engaging in combat.



Combat System
Overview [2020]

Intrepid Studios is working on having a Hybrid combat system blending Traditional Tab Targetting with Action Combat skills. But what does that mean? And what will combat look like?



How the Store Works [2019]

A lot of people can’t seem to understand what happens with Intrepid store packages when you upgrade. As this issue comes up at least once a week on the Discord, I decided to create an overview guide so the community has somewhere to point the new people who are lost.