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  • Turbine's Founder's System

    MMORPG's Garrett Fuller talks about the upcoming Lord of the Rings Online's founder system in his weekly column.

    The market is becoming more and more competitive. Players have less time on their hands to try and play every game out there. Most players stick to one or two MMOs and enjoy them over the lifespan of the game. If you eventually get bored, there are plenty of options.

    Get clicking to read more.

    News
    Tue, Feb 20, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Will it Work With Vista?

    MMORPG.com has posted an hardware review that looks at Vista and how it will work with MMOs.

    As we all know – or should know, unless we happen to live under a rock – Microsoft recently gave birth to a shiny, burbling baby operating system: Windows Vista. Ooh, look at it, it's pretty. And it's also pretty frustrating if you don't know what to expect.

    Yes, installing a new OS is always an adventure. Sometimes that adventure ends happily ever after with a nice sunset-lit hand-holding session, but more often it seems to end with our hero being de-boned for a quick dinner with the local troll family. Have no fear, I'm here with a torch to fend off those nasty OS trolls and get you up and gaming with Windows Vista.

    Get clicking to learn more.

    News
    Thu, Feb 15, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Ragnesis Online To Debut With Voice Powered By Vivox

    In a press release issued today we learn that this upcoming MMO will make use of the voice technology offered by Vivox.

    Ragnesis Online is a fantasy role-play game designed to involve thousands of players in quests with extended plotlines in the intricate world named Ragnesis. Players will be able to speak in-game simply by walking up to other players and beginning a conversation.

    Read more with just a click.

    News
    Tue, Feb 13, 2007
    LadySirse
  • EverQuest Online Adventures Celebrates Fourth Anniversary with Presents and Prospect of Peace

    A press release was issued yesterday that lets us know all about the event that SOE has planned to celebrate this exciting milestone.

    Sony Online Entertainment celebrates the fourth anniversary of EQOA with treasured gifts and special in game quests for all adventurers! Rejoice in the fourth year of the EQOA adventure by claiming your anniversary present today. Characters, level 15 and over, can claim an Anniversary Certificate, which will allow a second reset of their path abilities. Satisfied with your current path? Find a seller for this rare and unique item on auction or give it as a gift because it's tradable. For those that haven't quite made it to level 15, other unique and exciting gifts will be granted during the celebration to aide you along the adventure!

    Read the rest of the press release to learn more!

    News
    Tue, Feb 13, 2007
    LadySirse
  • SOE Community Summit 2007: From the perspective of Julie the Intern

    The official site for EverQuest II has been updated with this summary of the SOE Summitt recently held in San Diego. Don't miss a word!

    The following day I eagerly arrived in the afternoon (amazingly, without a speeding ticket!) I missed a good chunk of the lively banter, but I was in time to plop myself down in-between Coyote and RadarX from Ten Ton Hammer and listen in on the Podcast/Blog/Fansite discussion. I was simply amazed at how the information was flying throughout the room.

    Get clicking to read more!

    Check out our coverage of this event by RadarX and Coyote.

    News
    Fri, Feb 09, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Stargate Worlds Names New Community Manager

    In a press release issued today, we find that there is a new Community Manager for Stargate Worlds.

    David Read, co-editor of the popular GateWorld.net website, has been named community manager for Stargate Worlds, an MMORPG in development by Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment.

    Read takes over management of the Stargate Worlds forum where he will act as a community advocate and the main point of contact between the fans and the developers. The Stargate Worlds has an active community site with members from around the world.

    More details can be found in the press release.

    News
    Fri, Feb 09, 2007
    LadySirse
  • The first "Choose your own adventure" is launched!!

    In a press release issued today, we learn about an interesting new game...

    From the minds of "Massively Online Gamer" comes Jethro Thule: Zombie
    Killer, the first "Choose your own adventure" podcast. Each week the
    audience gets to decide the next step of the story by casting their
    votes at www.mogarmy.net.

    Read the rest of the press release to learn more!

    News
    Fri, Feb 09, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Tribute to Renowned Fantasy Artist Keith Parkinson to Demonstrate Classical Influence on Computer and Video Game Art

    In a press release issued today, SOE announced a tribute tour that will feature the amazing works of reknown fantasy artist Keith Parkinson.

    "When we were approached to participate in this tribute to the late Keith Parkinson, we were thrilled at the idea of bringing the unique world of online video game art to a more mainstream audience," said John Mazzoni, President, The Art Institutes. "We are staunch supporters of artists in all genres and understand the importance of increasing public awareness and interest of art, and being able to do that while paying tribute to a renowned fantasy artist is an honor for us."

    Learn more in Ten Ton Hammer's coverage of the opening night thanks to Ethec.

    You can also read the rest of the press release to learn where the tour is headed next!

    News
    Tue, Feb 06, 2007
    LadySirse
  • This from Blues -

    Karlsruhe, 2nd February 2007 – the good things in life are best shared with friends! The “Two Worlds” developers have also taken this to heart - and added a fantastically varied MMORPG mode to their new game! Players can now oppose one another or join forces in Antaloor as Arena or RPG characters!

    Let off steam in the Arena with exciting head-to-head battles - and remember it's only your skill that counts here - Arena characters all have the same status!

    For all you hard-bitten RPG fans out there, the multiplayer game is the real thing! Want to establish your own individual character? "Two Worlds" has it all! The main jump-off point for role-playing gamers are the towns – they serve as both meeting places and platforms for starting various quests. In typical MMORPG style, this is where players meet for the first time, hold get-togethers in their favorite bars or simply look around for new challenges. You can also join Clans or found new ones. When a clan has got together, an adventure then begins that is tailored to the strengths of the group, which can be up to eight players in number. The game character develops in a completely free manner (no level limits) and can collect equipment and experience points too. You have traditional, classic adventures available - and also novel challenges, like horse racing! You can of course save your game character and equipment on the server - and you can continue his development whenever you’re ready... or you can earn yourself some money, by selling off special artifacts and weapons in the towns.

    Character creation is based on various races and classes which will be introduced soon. These figures all have their own basic characteristics - and of course you can fully develop these during the course of the game! You can mold all the optical characteristics of your character as well, creating your own private heroes via a special interface! Color of eyes, breadth of chest, length of arms and legs...almost anything you can think of!

    Can you honestly call this an MMORPG? Do developers know what this even means?

    Discuss!

    News
    Fri, Feb 02, 2007
    Awenyddion
  • The Huntress On The Run, Robina Hood's Monster Hunt Minigame, and The Asgir Item Set, Now In AdventureQuest!

    A press release issued today brings us information on IGG's AdventureQuest.

    AdventureQuest is a Flash-animated role-playing game playable on most browsers. Free to play for either minutes or hours a day, players can delve into an action-packed fantasy world of myth and magic filled with hundreds of monsters, weapons, armor and items.

    Read the rest of the press release for more details.

    News
    Thu, Feb 01, 2007
    LadySirse
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