dark age of camelot

Official Site: Dark Age of Camelot
Studio: Broadsword Entertainment/EA (formerly Mythic)
Launch Date: October 10, 2001
Genre: Mythological Fantasy RvR Themepark
Business Model: Subscription (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

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While EverQuest is perhaps thought of as Sony Online Entertainment's first online game, the truth of history tells us differently. Just as how Mythic...

The MOP Up: Swords ‘n Magic and Stuff moves into houses

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Swords 'n Magic and Stuff is constructing its housing update this month on September 17th! The devs talked about the Farm 'n Forge update...

Massively Overthinking: Overcoming barriers-to-exit in MMOs

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About a thousand years ago, I wrote an article on Old Massively called "but I already have that game" about barriers-to-exit: the difficulty of...

Global Chat: Returning to Guild Wars 2

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Guild Wars 2's new (old) leadership, uptick in communication, and upcoming expansion have a lot of MMO players returning to the game lately --...

Dark Age of Camelot is running a third round of its fast-leveling catch-up event

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Earlier this year, Broadsword's classic MMO Dark Age of Camelot struck gold with its Catch Up in Caledonia event, which essentially helped players level...
At long last, shooty men!

The MOP Up: Warface’s Hidden War is revealed

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This week, Warface kicked off its Hidden War season: "The season update adds a new PvP-map called Ruins for capture mode where players can...

The Game Archaeologist: Defining the eras of MMORPG history

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With MMO history stretching back to the early 1980s (and even before), this genre has accumulated a whole lot of history over the years....

Perfect Ten: The top 10 non-traditional MMO fantasy races

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Elves. Dwarves. Humans. Halflings. Gnomes. Hobbits. Dark elves. High elves. Half-elves. Wood elves. Keebler elves. Elvish impersonators. Are you as tired as I am of...

The MOP Up: Warface tops 117 million registered players, Skyforge is up to 13 million

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Warface -- no, not Warframe, it's that other game -- is being held up as one of the crown jewels in My.Games' portfolio. My.Games...

The MOP Up: World War II Online divides into two battle fronts

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Even as World War II Online (aka Battleground Europe) kicked off its 183rd campaign this past week, the studio is running a spin-off game...
Sort of?

The Game Archaeologist: Why 2008 was one of the wildest years for MMORPGs

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In the relatively short history of MMORPGs so far, there have been a few years that I would say were watershed moments for the...

The Game Archaeologist: Anarchy Online, from launch to now

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July 27th 2001. On this date, Funcom pulled the trigger on Anarchy Online, launching it in North America with a planned release in Europe a...

The MOP Up: Rogalia says goodbye, farewell, and amen

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It may not have been an MMO you heard of -- and that's the problem, because it seems like nobody else heard of Rogalia...
she's a killah

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Probably one of the most commonly asked questions both here on Massively OP and in various MMORPG discussions everywhere else too is simply, "What...

The MOP Up: World of Warships opens a book of German mythology

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Weird things are afoot in World of Warships, with a German mythological event, more German destroyers, and reworked commander skills hitting the game world! "For...

The Daily Grind: Do you play MMOs as the designers intended, or do you go your own way?

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Today's Daily Grind topic comes courtesy of MOP's resident meme-maker, Schlag Sweetleaf, who urged me to write about this after the piece we did...

The Game Archaeologist: Dragon Empires, Codemasters’ abandoned MMO

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The name "Codemasters" is far more familiar to European players than North American ones, as the British developer and publisher was active on the...

Dark Age of Camelot preps another rapid leveling catch-up event

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It can be disheartening to face the prospect of going back to an MMO and being so far behind the bulk of the playerbase....
Sure. Fine.

The MOP Up: Halo Infinite’s cross-platform pledge

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For those looking forward to Halo: Infinite's multiplayer shooty action, you should be pleased to hear that Microsoft has confirmed that the game will...

The MOP Up: Neverwinter’s April Fools dungeon

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April Fools Day may be past, but its spirit lives on in Neverwinter! This past week's small patch opened up a mini-dungeon for goofy...

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