fairytale distillery

The studio behind Das Tal.

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 pretty...

Das Tal players logged 4000 kills during its clan alpha weekend

Das Tal has kicked off Monday with a recap of its first March Madness weekend, during which it brought in new alpha testers and guilds...

The Stream Team: Dishing out keys to open Das Tal’s alpha doors

Last time MassivelyOP's MJ delved into Das Tal, she was giving away alpha keys. And that's precisely what she's going to do this time...

Das Tal’s ‘March Mayhem’ alpha event kicks off today

Das Tal has implemented a big patch just in time for its long-planned March Mayhem test event. The patch focuses on resource distribution intended to...

Das Tal readies an alpha pre-test for later this month

When is a test not a test? When it's a pre-test, of course! Oh, just ignore the silly terminology to accept the fact that...
Take a shot.

Das Tal plans ‘massive’ spring alpha playtest

Das Tal's devs have a "massive" test event planned for the coming season. Fairytale Distillery says that its February sneak-peek playtests will be followed...

The MOP Up: Anarchy Online opens its Reck room (February 14, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

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 direct...

Das Tal introduces new features for weekend test, opens clan signups

Indie sandbox Das Tal is running a "dev-supporter-exlusive" playtest this weekend to test its latest build and its new features. What can testers expect...
Das Tal get money for college

Das Tal is working on lag, maps, and caravan raids

Earlier this month, Das Tal's Fairytale Distillery told players that it was working hard on playthrough incentives and accessibility features for its April alpha test....
Can't stop won't stop.

Das Tal plans major PvP feature additions for April alpha

Das Tal is due for a new round of alpha testing "for all testers" come April. Fairytale Distillery's Game Direct Alexander Zacherl explained to fans...

The MOP Up: GTA Online makes every bullet count (December 13, 2015)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

The Stream Team: Doling out Das Tal alpha keys

Back in June, MassivelyOP's MJ explored Das Tal during a playtest with devs. Now you have the chance to jump in and see what...

Das Tal opens persistent testing server

It's one small step for test servers but one giant leap for Das Tal. The "open-world survival arena" has kicked off a nine-day run of...
Brown town.

New video shows off how to get started in Das Tal

If you know nothing else about Das Tal, you know that it's a sprawling open-ended sandbox. (If you didn't know that, well, you know...
Keep it going, folks.

Das Tal opens up its first persistent test server on October 31st

An MMORPG is going to put any set of network architecture under an incredible amount of strain. It's going to dropkick your netcode and...

Das Tal preps stress test boss battle

An upcoming public test for Das Tal promises to provide a bit of a surprise for players. The team announced that it's preparing a new...
So we're not going to be friends, is that it?

Das Tal blog details overhauls of skills, enemies, and further blogs

Development on Das Tal is moving right along, but from here on out fans will be hearing about it every other week rather than...

Das Tal showing off small events with this weekend’s playtest

Das Tal is still a ways off from operating an ongoing alpha program, but the team is throwing a one-day test for this Sunday...

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 18

Justin and Bree discuss Marvel Heroes, WildStar, Elder Scrolls Online's console launch, SWTOR's new expansion, WoW's flight fiasco, Cabal II, failed Kickstarters, plus mailbag questions on gratuitous complexity and Turbine's future.