darkfall

Official Site: Darkfall (Darkfall Unholy Wars)
Studio: Aventurine
Launch Date: July 13, 2009
Genre: Fantasy Sandbox
Business Model: Subscription
Platform: PC

Massively Overthinking: The best newbie systems in MMORPGs

One thing I've realized from my time in Black Desert so far is than even for a die-hard sandbox fan, the introduction is...

Darkfall: Rise of Agon lays the foundation for player testing

Darkfall's Rise of Agon reboot spent the last week prepping the servers for the game's eventual player test, according to a...

See Darkfall: Rise of Agon in action for the first time

So where do you stand in the great Darkfall Schism of 2016? Are you still flying the banner of Unholy Wars, trusting in...
I'm not back on any BS, I never left it.

Perfect Ten: Why MMORPG studios don’t just reboot their games

Last Friday's WildStar news made me sad. I'm sad because there are two games at war within that title. One of them is...
It, uh... works?

Darkfall: Rise of Agon development celebrates booting up the original game code

Darkfall: Rise of Agon isn't the only project out there aiming to resurrect the original version of Darkfall, which means that the...

Darkfall: Rise of Agon looks to sub-only model, aims for public beta this fall

Darkfall: Rise of Agon (not to be confused with the other Darkfall reboot, New Dawn) revealed its plans for getting off the ground by...

Darkfall: New Dawn shows first in-game footage

Darkfall: New Dawn, the fan-made and authorized reboot of the PvP MMO, has popped up with another progress report along with its...

Massively OP’s guide to MMORPG death penalties

In real life, when you die the penalty is... death. You just get that one go at things. But in MMOs, player characters are...
THere's a big picture here that you may not be seeing.

Darkfall: Rise of Agon is now in development

Are you interested in a Darkfall reboot? No, not the official one that rewrote the game's core structure, but something throwing the game...

The Game Archaeologist: Meridian 59

A colony founded through a magical nexus, Meridian 59 had it all going on -- until, that is, the portal to the colony...

Massively Overthinking: The best government for an MMO guild

This week's question comes to us from Das Tal developer Alexander Zacherl, who says his team is in the process of implementing a...
That looks pretty much like the existing world, really.

Leaderboard: MMO RvR versus FFA PvP

Last month, we did a little post on MMORPG PvP asking about two-faction PvP and whether it was really suited for all the...

Massively Overthinking: Old MMORPGs, disco, and pop culture phenomena

A reader named Rob provides this week's Massively Overthinking topic. It's a really good one! "Why isn't playing an old MMO from a previous...

Darkfall reboot is a go, starts audit of vanilla code

You might recall that last October we reported that a group of Darkfall players had formed their own studio for the purpose...
While my definitions were legally accurate...

Darkfall developers considering freemium model

When Darkfall opened up its doors to community discussion, one of the major points mentioned by the developers was that free-to-play was...
How do you survive?

Darkfall requests community feedback; F2P is off the table

It's not exactly a secret that Darkfall Unholy Wars isn't a darling of the entire Darkfall fandom, considering that there are two...

The Game Archaeologist: Shadowbane

Way back when I used to haunt the corridors of Gamestop and had yet to shun the place due to its stinky evil, I remember...

Now you can sign up to test the Darkfall: Rise of Agon reboot

Rise of Agon is one of two fan-driven reboots currently in the works for classic Darkfall. Aventurine's fantasy PvP sandbox has fallen...

Exploring ‘The Video Game Debate’: Moral panic and online griefing

Welcome back to our ongoing exploration of Rachel Kowert and Thorsten Quandt’s book The Video Game Debate. As you can guess, the book itself...
Overpriced or underpriced? Remember, they think they're really cool.

Darkfall hosts a Halloween event, a free weekend, and a subscription sale

There are many different sorts of fear. There's the sort of fear that comes from being absolutely certain that something horrible is lurking around...

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