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Ashes of Creation knocks out two stretch goals, confirms in-game food

While the pace of the Ashes of Creation Kickstarter juggernaut is slowing somewhat as its first week goes on, progress is still being made...

Ashes of Creation’s Steven Sharif on his business history, $30M funding goal, and PvP

As I put this piece together Thursday morning, Ashes of Creation's Kickstarter has far exceeded its $750,000 goal, surging along toward stretch goals with...

Ashes of Creation clears $1M in crowdfunding, shows off mounts, and dangles kitties and puppies

Two days into its Kickstarter campaign, Ashes of Creation has already raised over $1 million and reached its first stretch goal. This means that...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 115: Legendary podcasting

Justin and Bree discuss Ashes of Creation, Guild Wars 1 and 2, Star Trek Online, FFXIV, Neverwinter, WoW addons, Kingdom of Loot, and City of Heroes, with mailbox questions on MMO tourist mode and character creation inspiration.

Ashes of Creation sets its sights on crowdfunding stretch goals

After smashing expectations by completely funding its $750,000 Kickstarter campaign in the first 12 hours, Ashes of Creation wants to keep this crowdfunding momentum going...

The Daily Grind: Are you Kickstarting Ashes of Creation?

Well, congrats, Ashes of Creation. You did it: You made your $750,000 Kickstarter goal in less than 24 hours, which means we're going to...

Massively OP Interview: Ashes of Creation on a new way to MMO

Today, Ashes of Creation takes a big plunge into an all-or-nothing Kickstarter campaign. Over the past few months, the MMO seemed to come out...

Ashes of Creation’s Kickstarter is live, seeking $750,000 to bolster the ‘rebirth of the MMORPG’

"If necessary, I have made some very good friends in my previous business endeavors who are dying to invest." -Steven Sharif, Massively OP interview,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 114: Moving to the big city

Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, Guild Wars 2, WoW, Ashes of Creation, Carbine, Marvel Heroes, and Project Gorgon, with mailbag questions on the joys of Trove and the plight of MMO pets.

Ashes of Creation plans May 1 Kickstarter, demos ‘Metropolis’ player city system

We already knew Ashes of Creation was going to run a Kickstarter for funding, but as of this afternoon, we have a date: May...

Ashes of Creation really wants you to grok its node system

We've teased upcoming Ashes of Creation for its "nodes," and apparently Intrepid Studios agrees that they're confusing, as the MMORPG has released a dev...
But we should really not let these guys off the hook for talking big.

Ashes of Creation promises a ‘reactive world’

"When you push the world it pushes back. When you give to the world, it gives back. Take too much, and the world just...

Ashes of Creation demos combat gameplay and UI in new alpha video

Ashes of Creation sprung a brand-new alpha video on MMORPG players via PC Gamer this morning. It's not, as suggested there, the team's first...

Ashes of Creation on dungeon finders, soloing, player shops, and guild ethics

MOP tipster Joel let us know about an absolute trove of info flowing in the Ashes of Creation Discord channel thanks to the candor...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 104: WoW Token resistance

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, WoW tokens, Ashes of Creation, Guild Wars 2, and Revelation Online, plus financials on Blizzard, NCsoft, Nexon, Square, and Funcom, with a mailbag question on playing what you love vs. going with the crowd.

Ashes of Creation demos new dungeon video, won’t ‘sacrifice aesthetics for performance’

Curious what Ashes of Creation looks like in action? The team released its first gameplay video last night, showing a mage exploring an icy...

Global Chat: Interior decorating in MMORPGs

With Elder Scrolls Online's new housing system coming early next month and LOTRO testing out some much-needed housing improvements, homemaking seems to be a...

Ship of Heroes’ character customization already looks amazing

If you're a superhero fan who loves hair -- and you probably are, if our City of Titans commenters yesterday are any guide --...

Ashes of Creation might end up paying you to play it

One of the interesting aspects of Ashes of Creation's business model is how the game will let you subsidize your subscription by earning money...
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Ashes of Creation details the progress of seasons

The environment in Ashes of Creation is meant to change around you. The most basic level of this, as detailed in the most recent...