mythic entertainment

Originally known for Dark Age of Camelot, Mythic was snapped up by EA and put to work on several other MMOs new and old, including Warhammer Online and Origin’s Ultima Online, which predated it. It was closed down in 2014, but not before spinning out DAOC and UO to newly formed company Broadsword Online.

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Massively Overthinking: How often do you play human MMO characters when you have other choices?

I've been thinking about this question a bit lately, partly owing to Stars Reach and partly to Project Gorgon. Playable Worlds says Stars Reach...
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Warhammer Return of Reckoning celebrates 10 years with a week of freebies and boosts

It's official: The rogue server that is Warhammer Online: Return of Reckoning has now lived twice as long as the original MMORPG, as the...

Warhammer Online’s Return of Reckoning rogue server adds new live event, revamps dungeons

Warhammer Online: Return of Reckoning continues to bolster its reputation of being one of the hardest-working rogue server teams out there by pumping out...

Vague Patch Notes: Why do so many MMOs fail?

We talk a lot about MMOs that fail here on Massively Overpowered. I wrote a whole column about how our standards of success are...

Echoes of Elysium’s Jeff Hickman talks lore, airship fleets, and Loric’s current development

Loric Games has been on our radar for a few years now, being a studio founded by Mythic Entertainment vets, and last month, the...

Warhammer Return of Reckoning hosts a Return to Warhammer event this weekend

If you've ever wanted to see why people loved Warhammer Online back in the day and somehow haven't ever managed to take a spin...

Warhammer Online Return of Reckoning begins public testing of combat updates and class tweaks

The world of Warhammer Online rogue server Return of Reckoning is a pretty fighty place. That's not really a surprise considering the setting of...

Dark Age of Camelot invites MMO gamers to its 11th Caledonia leveling catch-up event

Sharpen your pitchforks, dust off your billy clubs, and restock your quiver -- Dark Age of Camelot is calling you into action once more...
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Perfect Ten: MMOs that experienced a surprising comeback

It's hard to pass up a really good comeback story. We love it when a beloved something or someone is counted down and out......

Springtime updates and events bloom in Fae Farm, Dark Age of Camelot, and Sky Children of the Light

I'm told that the spring season is on its way, though looking out my window as I type this, the snow and 11° F...

The MOP Up: Co-op RPG Stolen Realm launches with ‘frictionless’ multiplayer

Turn-based RPG Stolen Realm launched on Steam, Xbox, and Switch: "Play Stolen Realm solo, or in co-op with up to six heroes, as you...

Dark Age of Camelot tweaks resist debuffs, class abilities, and class spec lines in latest patch

Despite its age, Dark Age of Camelot is still getting tweaked and tuned by Broadsword. Such is the case with its most recent patch,...

First impressions: Final Stand Ragnarok is not Camelot Unchained, but it’s a fun romp anyway

At the top of 2020, when City State Entertainment's Mark Jacobs first announced Final Stand Ragnarok - called Project Colossus back then - it...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever gone a long period without playing MMORPGs?

I was thinking about this topic a few weeks ago when chatting with MOP's Eliot about some of our formative experiences in the genre....

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG’s graphics hold up long past their due?

When Dark Age of Camelot first hit beta a million years ago, I remember being super impressed with its graphics. Up until that point,...

Loric Games, founded by Mythic vets, picks up fresh investment and Jeff Hickman to build a survival game

Remember back in 2022, when we first learned a trio of Mythic vets - Brian Johnson, Ray Soto, and Mythic co-founder Rob Denton -...

Dark Age of Camelot brings back its Ghost Keep event with RvR boosts and spooky rewards until February 20

Regular players of Dark Age of Camelot probably don't need to be given too many reasons to engage in RvR PvP, but it never...

Perfect Ten: The weirdest weapons from MMOs of yore

Swords. Staffs. Maces. Spears. Wands. Bows. Crossbows. Double-crossbows. Hammers. Wolverine claws. Daggers. Axes. Deadly? Yes. Fashionable? Not so much. A two-handed sword is so...
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The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v7.0

Once again we put a wrap on another year of MMORPG news, opinions, and -- most pertinent to this column -- history. In a...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2023

This traditional roundup of the best Daily Grinds of the year is actually one of my favorites because it demonstrates just how long we've...