- Guard NPCs are present from the first stage of development (Expedition).
- Honor is a potential currency earned through personal progression at military nodes.
- Potentially one of the contenders for our Military Metropolis unique benefits would be access to a hero system based cross-server competition for specific archetypes, but we're still in discussions about that. – Steven Sharif
Military node mayors are elected based on trial by combat. During the election week the node will enter an open-PvP battleground state for hour-long periods where candidates (and their citizen supporters) compete to gain points by securing objectives. The highest point winner at the end of the week will win.
- Previously the developers were considering champions that fought in a last-man-standing arena.
Unique node buildings
Each node type has a unique service building associated with it that can be activated at Village (stage 3) of node advancement. The unique building plays a central role in the progress of civilization for a server.
- Blog - Know Your Nodes - The Basics.
- Interview, July 9, 2023 (19:56).
- Livestream, May 26, 2017 (29:05).
- MMOGames interview, January 2017
- Blog: Development Update with Village Node.
- Livestream, August 31, 2023 (24:54).
- Interview, July 19, 2020 (26:54).
- Interview, March 27, 2020 (09:05).
- Livestream, March 26, 2021 (1:17:20).
- Podcast, May 11, 2018 (52:20).
- Livestream, September 1, 2018 (36:28).
- Livestream, August 31, 2023 (56:18).
- Know Your Nodes: Economic Node Type.