embers adrift

Perfect Ten: What good MMO logos say about their games

Back when I was taking a smattering of business classes in college, one of my favorite electives dealt with marketing. It wasn't that I...

Embers Adrift’s latest content roadmap confirms new zones, new quests, and new creatures

This weekend saw a pretty important livestream debut for Embers Adrift fans, as several of Stormhaven Studios' developers came together to talk about the...
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The MOP Up: Neverwinter buffs its companion healing factor by up to 100%

Neverwinter's medically minded companions received a massive infusion of green numbers this past week, as Cryptic buffed those particular pets by a significant amount. "We...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs as Jell-O flavors

During last year's April Fools' Day, I wrote about the important topic of MMO NPCs as muffins. At the time, I felt my work...

Battle Bards Episode 225: Embers Adrift

One of the newer MMOs on the market, Embers Adrift leaned hard into tougher PvE gameplay and the darkest of dark nights. But how...

The Daily Grind: Should MMOs limit how many characters we can roll?

I know, this is a hard question for someone who loves alts - including me. But it's relevant because of Embers Adrift's inbound hybrid...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 424: Blue Protocol, red Diablo

Justin and Bree discuss Diablo IV, Elder Scrolls Online Necrom, Blue Protocol's delay, Swords of Legends Online's sunset, WoW Classic's WoW Token, PSO2 housing, Tarisland CBT, and Embers Adrift's new model, with adventures in LOTRO, plus MMOs for families.

Embers Adrift pivots to a buy-to-play business model with optional sub

For a hardcore niche PvE game, Embers Adrift probably hobbled its chances at launch by demanding both a box price and an ongoing subscription...

Embers Adrift highlights its recently released Flooded Ruins update with new video and upcoming livestreams

An update called Flooded Ruins seems pretty self-explanatory, but that isn't stopping Embers Adrift from showing off as much of this new patch as...

Embers Adrift discusses player feedback and moderation while preparing events for its free weekend

The weekly community show from Embers Adrift is now online, and once again it has some useful information for players of the MMORPG, as...

Embers Adrift tees up another free-play weekend starting June 2

Stormhaven Studios has been teasing another freebie weekend for the buy-to-play-plus-sub MMORPG Embers Adrift, and now popular demand has made it happen, though oddly...

Embers Adrift vows to ‘never’ add PvP to the game, promises free play weekend in June

Following the publish of its Shrieks in the Deep patch in late April, Embers Adrift is keeping spring springy with community events in May...

Embers Adrift patches in more locations, a new monster, and fixes for NPCs, environmental fog, and UI

A new patch has arrived to Embers Adrift this week and it's bringing the Shrieks. That's not the name of an '80s glam rock...

Embers Adrift offers a running QA tally of fixes, promises another free weekend and more advertising soon

Just in case you forgot, Embers Adrift has been running an ongoing forum post that shares Stormhaven Studios' homework. Specifically, the thread offers a...

Embers Adrift defends its subscription monetization model in latest dev video

The most recent developer livestream from Embers Adrift began as most others, with the game's community manager Elloa reading patch notes for March's update...

Embers Adrift’s Forgotten Depths adds a new dungeon and mentoring system

Embers Adrift is slated to roll out its March patch today for fans of the indie MMO experience. It's called the Forgotten Depths patch,...

Choose My Adventure: Embers Adrift defeats me

You know how last week I mentioned I was mad? Well now I'm just disappointed. Mostly in myself, but also in Embers Adrift. To preface,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 412: It’s a mad, mad, Mad World

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Embers Adrift, Mad World, Pax Dei, and Blue Protocol, with adventures in LOTRO, AdventureQuest 3D, and No Man's Sky, plus a mailbag topic on Tabula Rasa.

Choose My Adventure: Starting out in Embers Adrift is just as tough as expected

It took me an alarming amount of time to get to level two. That's pretty much as good of a summary as I can come...

Embers Adrift’s newest dev video plays up its largest patch to date

The Embers Adrift developer team is taking a victory lap around its biggest patch to date even as it revs up for the March...