Modding, Project Y4, Warcraft III

Blog 471: Camlock Y4

As a purveyor of action-RPGs (if you can really call them RPGs at all), I’m interested by the limitations of Warcraft that can be overcome by camera-lock; that is, keeping the camera always centred on your hero. Knowing, and being able to guarantee, the position of the camera is a powerful thing.

But a lot of people don’t like camera-lock. So here follows a look at the pros and cons as I see them, but I want your input this time. Should Project Y4 abandon the free camera and go back to a locked camera?

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