embers adrift

Massively Overthinking: The best MMO music of 2022

Years ago, MOP's Justin listened to hundreds - no, probably more like thousands - of MMO music tracks to narrow this topic down to...
Hey. I got a ball.

End-of-Year Eleven: The Biggest MMO Surprises of 2022

All right, 2022, you are officially no longer allowed to surprise us any more because we're doing the end-of-year thing now and that means...

Embers Adrift opens a new zone, adds more ashen monsters, and continues attacking server leaks

The latest patch for Embers Adrift has a bit of everything for players of the old school-style MMORPG, including a new zone, some new...

Embers Adrift’s memory leak fix ends up causing game instability and adjusting patch deployment timing

Earlier this month, Embers Adrift wrote about its efforts to plug a server memory leak that was causing problems. Last week, that fix was...

One Shots: I just got catfished

Catfishing used to be a delectable activity. Then the internet came along, and it turned into something dark and sinister. So let's applaud Final...

Embers Adrift attacks a server memory leak, adds a new dungeon, and gives players some /rope

When you're stuck somewhere, you would love to have some rope available to you to climb out with. Thanks to the newest update to...

Embers Adrift promises changes to its questing and challenge level in reaction to player feedback

With the launch month of October in the rearview mirror of Embers Adrift, the devs are now taking stock of the month that was...

Embers Adrift gets into the Halloween spirit while improving its Meadowlands zone

Who needs pumpkins when you've got scary carved turnip faces? That's the kind of bold approach that Embers "We have night now" Adrift is...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 393: Saga of the Chronicles of the Ember Shards of Aria

Justin and Bree discuss Halloween in MMOs, Embers Adrift's launch, Star Citizen, World of Warcraft, Star Trek Online, Chronicles of Elyria, and Legends of Aria, with adventures in LOTRO and SWG Legends.

Embers Adrift suffered a crash for its launcher and website overnight, but there is a workaround

By all accounts, the launch of Embers Adrift was generally pretty smooth, so consider it a bit of a downer that the game's login...

First impressions of Embers Adrift, the Kickstarted MMORPG once known as Saga of Lucimia

Those who know me will attest that I am not an old-school MMORPG player by heart. Every time I thought about getting into EverQuest...

Embers Adrift’s weekend launch actually went fairly smoothly

Despite the oddity of launching an MMORPG on a Saturday, the Embers Adrift team is no doubt breaking out the bubbly thanks to a...
Well, let's give this a shot.

Betawatch: Embers Adrift is launching at last

Congratulations, Embers Adrift: Today we bid farewell to your place on our list! All right, yes, technically the game's actual launch is tomorrow and...

Embers Adrift wraps up beta and starts launch rollout

With the beta test behind it, Embers Adrift is full steam ahead for launch. And, in fact, some backers are already in the game...

Embers Adrift sets its scene with a new story trailer ahead of launch

We're less than a week away from Embers Adrift making its full release, and if you assumed that meant we were going to be...
Well, all right.

The MOP Up: Embers Adrift’s soundtrack swells prior to launch

With less than a week to go before Embers Adrift becomes the newest launched MMORPG on the block, the studio pointed out that its...
It couldn't happen to a nicer bunch of of theoretical games.

Betawatch: Star Citizen’s leaked footage and whale stuffies

Oh, Star Citizen, I would facetiously say that you should never change but that would imply there was a thin chance of that ever...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 391: Shuffling around dragons, pirates, and embers

Justin and Bree discuss Embers Adrift, WoW Dragonflight, Skull and Bones, Lost Ark, and LOTRO, with adventures in WoW Classic, Tower of Fantasy, SWG Legends, and Ultima Online, plus mailbag discussions on licensing for game streaming and MOP guilds, forums, and Discord.

Embers Adrift launches October 15, confirms its box price and subscription model

It looks like Embers Adrift, the crowdfunded MMORPG once known as Saga of Lucmia, is on its way to the end of beta and...

Embers Adrift talks enemy leashes, crafting revamps, and classes in latest video

The weekly video addresses from Embers Adrift continue to rumble forth, and this week's episode grants another round of discussion, gameplay previews, and patch...