legends of aria

Official Site: Legends of Aria
Studio: Citadel Studios
Launch Date: N/A
Genre: Moddable Sandbox MMORPG
Business Model: B2P
Platform: PC
Originally titled Shards Online

Good thing this isn't ever predatory or awful in the real world and thus should totally be brought over, huh?

Legends of Aria will let you own land and rent it out for other people’s houses

The big selling point for Legends of Aria's housing is that the system does not actually require you to build a house...

Make My MMO: Space sim 3001SQ is put on hold, Star Citizen rolls out 3.3.5 to the Evocati

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Massively Overthinking: Which MMORPG should have never been made?

This could be a gruesome topic, but it popped into my head after GIbiz published an article with advice for game developers from Melbourne Games....

How Legends of Aria is avoiding the ‘gankbox’ MMO problem

Player freedom in sandbox games is always a tricky balancing act, and developers often have to walk a very fine line to prevent their...

Legends of Aria custom server Legends of Ultima aims to bring the classic sandbox into the modern era

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Massively OP Podcast Episode 190: SWTOR Unite!

Justin and Bree discuss Mike Morhaime's exit from Blizzard, the launches of Lineage 2 Classic and MapleStory 2, Legends of Aria's early access, and Bless Online's F2P plans, plus MMO guilds, how WoW might someday end, what the #SWTORunite community effort is all about.
However you want it.

Betawatch: Crowfall calls its own races monsters

Wow, Crowfall, that's rude. Very rude. Are you really going to label your own races as monsters just because they're part deer or...

Legends of Aria plans Steam early access launch on December 4, preorders are live

Legends of Aria is headed to Steam early access, Citadel Studios announced this morning. The launch is set for December 4th.

Legends of Aria plays around with permadeath during today’s event

You might recall that one of the original tenants of Shards Online -- now Legends of Aria -- was the ability for players...
Everyone comes to our house.

Legends of Aria tests realm capacity with a large-scale invasion event on Saturday

How many players can a single realm of Legends of Aria support? There are lots of ways to find out, but there's only...

Video essay examines the indie MMO nostalgia trend

YouTuber The Hive Leader stirred up a lot of discussion this past weekend with a new video essay called "Nostalgia and Indie MMOs."...
Let's try not being dead today.

Legends of Aria eyes October for Steam early access

The Legends of Aria team sounds as if it has a lot on its plate right now. The team posted a road...

Global Chat: Getting a handle on Legends of Aria

One of the great benefits of reading the wealth of MMO blogs out there is that you can touch base on a huge variety...

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Yes, this is ready.

Betawatch: Legends of Aria wants you to break it (July 20, 2018)

Please, break the servers for Legends of Aria. The developers want you to break the servers. There's a big event this weekend and...

The Stream Team: Looking at Legends of Aria’s closed beta

Alpha is but a memory from the past -- Legends of Aria has moved on to closed beta. That means Massively OP's MJ needs...

Make My MMO: Aria’s second closed beta, Star Citizen’s protest, and Crowfall’s engine on the market (July 15, 2018)

This week in MMO crowdfunding, we got our first hints of "emergent gameplay" in Star Citizen as a group of players took over a...

Want to try Legends of Aria? We’ve got trial keys just in time for the closed beta 2 launch!

It's a big day for indie MMORPG Legends of Aria, as its second closed beta official kicks off with a server wipe and...
And staying so.

Make My MMO: Fractured and TemTem work Kickstarter as Elite, SOTA, and Aria post big updates (July 1, 2018)

This week in MMO crowdfunding is one of the biggest ever for this little subgenre, make no mistake. TemTem is about to fund.
We know how this story ends.

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