PVE in Albion is (still) not meaningful enough. We’ve seen this in the official announcements. I think the biggest part of the problem is that killing NPC mobs is generally not rewarding beyond farming for fame. There’s simply very little incentive to spend time farming mobs. This not only makes the game less fun, but it means there are less people out in dungeons and fields doing -things- and so there’s less PVP opportunity. Simply making it harder to fame up will force players to spend more time killing mobs, but it won’t make it any more fun.
Several betas ago, NPCs used to drop equipment which made them very attractive for farming. However, the issue was that this also undermined the whole ‘everything is made by players’ theme that Albion has going and negatively affected the economy.Read More