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Spun out of EA as one of the last remnants of Mythic Entertainment, Broadsword now runs Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot.

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Ultima Online’s Forsaken Foes update is now open for testing

As promised, Ultima Online is gearing up for its fall update, Forsaken Foes, part of which hit the test server this week. As...
My expectations weren't that I would be jumping into this right away, but...

The Soapbox: No, the MMO genre is not dead – but it could use a little positivity

One of my favorite idioms is "dead as a doornail." It always reminds me of the time I got sent out of my 10th...
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Legends of Aria explains the new professions system it launched with Steam early access

Still fresh off its Steam early access launch last week, Legends of Aria has posted a new dev blog all about the...

Former Riot devs form well-funded Singularity 6 to build a ‘virtual society’ MMO

MMOs are dead, huh? No less than the likes of ex-Riot Games devs say not so fast. New(ish) studio Singularity 6 - led...

Here’s what Ultima Online looks like in a real 3-D client

We all well know that Ultima Online is a partly 2-D game; the game world is made up of a largely flat graphics,...

Massively Overthinking: Morality and compelling choices in MMOs

The most recent episode of The Psychology of Video Games podcast touches on a subject we don't tackle very much: moral choices. It's...

LOTRO Legendarium: A timeline of Lord of the Rings Online from 1994 to 2019

When I wrapped up writing my previous LOTRO column on the game's first year of live operation, I felt that I had left...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG offers the best farming and gardening experience?

Not gonna lie, I really like farming in MMOs. No, not the grindy kind of farming, just the actual process of farming crops on...

Dark Age of Camelot celebrates summer, adds item search tool

It's not a cruel summer for Dark Age of Camelot -- but it is a competitive one. Those looking for a relaxing holiday...

Ultima Online readies a pumpkin ship for Forsaken Foes

With the Forgotten Treasures update out this summer, the Ultima Online team has moved on to preparing for the next big thing,...

Blight’s alpha is a portal to a ‘cruel, harsh’ PvP world

Do you feel as though too many MMOs have a soft underbelly these days? Then you may wish to cut your teeth on an...

Massively Overthinking: Revisiting sheep and wolves in MMOs

One of the meta discussions we've been having here on MOP this week has centered on PvP sandbox titles like Albion Online, specifically...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO suffers the most from powercreep?

Last month, an MOP reader named Swifty replied to our Daily Grind about the last MMO he'd quit by calling out EverQuest...

Ultima Online announces Forsaken Foes update for this fall

With Forgotten Treasures live on the production servers, Broadsword is already looking ahead to the unkillable Ultima Online's next entry in its...
Hey kid, I'm a dragon. Stop all the third-party tool usin'. Help dragon.

Dark Age of Camelot addresses questions about buff stacking and synergy

Players have had years to search out the intricacies of design in Dark Age of Camelot, but there's still more to learn, as...

Perfect Ten: The MMORPGs boasting the most expansions

In 2018 alone, the MMORPG industry saw no less than 14 major expansions release for various titles, and in 2019 we've had at...

Interview: Camelot Unchained’s Mark Jacobs on the state of the beta and the NDA

We've been watching Camelot Unchained ever since its original Kickstarter in 2013 - and a lot has changed in the ensuing six years,...

Ultima Online has completely overhauled treasure hunting in this week’s Forgotten Treasures update

2019 has been the year to be a fan of pirates and boats and sea-faring escapades in Ultima Online, as Broadsword's been rolling...

The Daily Grind: What does Destiny 2 still need before you’ll call it an MMO?

With Destiny 2 back in the news thanks to its free-to-play relaunch, Stadia platforming, and new expansion, online gamers have once again...

Battle Bards Episode 145: Dark Age of Camelot

It’s Bard vs. Bard vs. Bard in this show, as the trio of MMO video game music lovers take sides in the Dark Age...

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