first - many thanks for energetic step-in and providing awesome community service so far :-)
I'd like to ask (failed to find that info elsewhere) about Elyria and how do you intend to allow us to explore it.
- will there be an open world with no loading screens between zones (entering a town from a field, entering buildings in towns, moving across different geographic zones)
- I have noticed that "travel" post on this forum, that there will be some sea travel available, how will it work? Will it be like a World of Warcraft style - so few moments on a ship then loading screen for new continent? Or some actual time of travel depending on the distance?
If the latter - can you please speculate on let' say the longest time that one might spend on a ship traveling..hmm from one continent to another?
- I have seen that there will be no fast travel options, do you permanently exclude the use of magic teleportation, portals, summoning circles or so available only to those skilled in use of such magic devices / locations?
Got bazillion more questions, but have to get back to work for now.