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Embers Adrift hires a streamer and YouTuber as its narrative designer

That headline might read like it's a weird jump for Embers Adrift to make, hiring a streamer and YouTuber as a part of its...
Holy holy.

Betawatch: Overwatch 2 wonders if you’d pay big money for skins

It's been a quiet week on Lake Betawatch, even with as Overwatch 2 seeing how players feel about dropping large sums on character skins...

Embers Adrift recounts July’s work on dialogue, dungeons, crafting, and ability adjustments

As the month of August slides along (and leaves a trail of heat behind it like a slug made out of pure lava and...

Embers Adrift is giving players another chance to break its world on August 13

Back in April, the devs of sandbox MMORPG Embers Adrift asked players to try to break the game's world in a server stress test...

Betawatch: Path of Titans stomps into closed beta

We told you before it happened, but the multiplatform multiplayer survival game Path of Titans is now officially in closed beta for most major...

Embers Adrift pitches its ‘challenging’ MMO to you in 60 seconds

Have you yet to be sold on Embers Adrift, especially as its development changed course from its Saga of Lucimia days? With a free...

Embers Adrift catches followers up with beta progress in latest video

If you haven't been following up on the weekly discussion and gameplay preview livestreams coming from Embers Adrift (or you have other things to...

Embers Adrift discusses crafting refinement and role/weapon combinations

Embers Adrift is once again eager to share more talk about talking. The sandbox MMORPG has put out its regular livestream that's chock-full of...

Massively Overthinking: Solved problems in MMOs

One of the most annoying pet peeves this genre seems to spin up frequently is some companies' tendency to treat solved problems as unsolved...

Embers Adrift discusses server wipes, spellcasting, crafting, and endgame in weekly livestream

It's another week, and that means another livestream video from Embers Adrift, whose devs took several moments to talk about a variety of topics...

The Daily Grind: How dark should the night be in MMOs?

If you are to take anything away from Embers Adrift's development manifestos and enthusiastic essays, it's that MMORPGs have done darkness a dirty deed...
I'm sure somebody thinks that's neat!

Betawatch: World of Warcraft’s Dragonflight approaches internal testing

Oh, yay, the much-delayed World of Warcraft: Dragonflight is apparently going headlong into internal alpha testing! No, that statement doesn't mean there were formal...

Embers Adrift recounts May development updates, unveils plans for additional beta testing windows

The month of May has been a busy one for the devs of Embers Adrift and they're here to tell you all about it...

Embers Adrift adds the first iteration of a monolith-powered fast travel system in latest beta build

Just last week the devs of Embers Adrift were wrestling with how to balance fast travel convenience with the game's design of getting players...
We know how this story ends.

Betawatch: Embers Adrift prepares for another weekend of beta testing

It's another weekend of Embers Adrift beta testing, and there's some stuff you can do ahead of that test. If you want to, of...

Embers Adrift talks about mitigating lengthy travel times as more abilities and a new area are added in beta

Do you prefer to fast travel to locations in order to get to the action you want, or do you like to wander the...
But this is totally going to work out, yeah.

Embers Adrift works on stat tweaks, crafting updates, and Unity upgrades, shows off world breaker footage

The development of Embers Adrift continues to move forward as illustrated by this week's latest beta test update bulletin, which offers up a long...
All is fine!

Betawatch: Wrath of the Lich King Classic’s beta approaches this summer

Picture this: The World of Warcraft team is crouched together in a dark room. Somewhere in the distance, you hear wolves howling. There is...

The Daily Grind: Are there any MMO bestial races you wish you could play?

Yes, Embers Adrift, I would totally play as a war gecko if I had half the chance. Forget your weird emo obsession with darkness;...

Embers Adrift is disappointed that players couldn’t break its servers

Well, this may be a first: an MMO studio that's actually a bit bummed out that players couldn't bust its servers upon command. In...