Richard Garriott and Starr Long’s studio working on Shroud of the Avatar.

Shroud of the Avatar dates next SotACon event, releases more Episode 2 bundles

Sometimes you have to root around in the Shroud of the Avatar update digest to find the interesting stuff. Digest #352 kind of has...

Shroud of the Avatar’s spoopy Halloween release 70 is officially live

While we already knew that Shroud of the Avatar was going to start dressing up for the best holiday on Earth (Halloween) with Release...

Shroud of the Avatar’s Release 70 brings Halloween themed fun on September 26

As we near October, it stands to reason that more of Halloween will start to invade the MMO space. Shroud of the Avatar looks...

MMORTS Travian Legends turns 15 years old with its Victoria Codex event

You folks remember Travian Games, right? At one point, the company was designated as the European publisher for both Crowfall and Shroud of the...

Players held a steamy Release 69 ‘dance party’ in Shroud of the Avatar

We assume most MMO players are at least aware of the more "adult" roleplaying that goes on in the quiet corners of our genre...

Shroud of the Avatar’s R69 test build brings back a comet and Aether Creatures, adds a high tier dungeon

The QA test server for Shroud of the Avatar has a new build of the sandbox MMORPG for players to check out. Release 69...
Huh. That... huh.

Shroud of the Avatar hosts a livestream about fishing in fetid water

If you want to watch a community livestream about Shroud of the Avatar's community team hosting a fishing contest in fetid water, gosh, today...

Shroud of the Avatar’s Release 68 kicks off a new update cadence

Things are almost always changing in Shroud of the Avatar, but it sounds like some of those changes are now going to be arriving...

Massively Overthinking: Revisiting sheep and wolves in MMOs

One of the meta discussions we've been having here on MOP this week has centered on PvP sandbox titles like Albion Online, specifically how...

Shroud of the Avatar’s R67 has begun testing on the QA server

Fans of Shroud of the Avatar will soon be able to hide cloaks and keep their doors fully open among a variety of other...

Shroud of the Avatar’s Release 66 makes adjustments to the new player experience

While you often don't get a second chance to make a first impression, those who were perhaps put off by the opening beats of...

Shroud of the Avatar addresses CEO confusion, playerbase ‘re-engagement campaign’

Remember back in the fall of 2018, when there was a flurry of speculation over Shroud of the Avatar as Portalarium's Richard Garriott shed...
It's a three-bedroom house, it's got a pool in the back.

Shroud of the Avatar offers players a free house for logging in by the end of May

Have you logged into Shroud of the Avatar this month? Because doing so gets you a free house! Specifically, a free wood-and-plaster row home, three...

Shroud of the Avatar developers address Kickstarter reward novel fulfillment, SEC filings

Over the last few days, we've had a rash of tipsters reaching out to us with concerns about Shroud of the Avatar, and now...

MMO Cartographer: Exploring Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar

Since my last report from the field, I have been exploring Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues, a game developed by Portalarium, described as a...

Shroud of the Avatar’s R65 is live with upgrades for performance, pets, and item weight

And it's live: Shroud of the Avatar's 65th release rolled out to players yesterday, meaning you'll have all weekend to break play it. Notably,...

Shroud of the Avatar’s upcoming patch will let you be the mother of dragons

OK, we'll just admit outright that the above headline is a little misleading. But since everyone and their uncle is making Games of Throne...

Shroud of the Avatar opens up a player decoration contest with a player-owned town as the top prize

Who likes playing interior decorator in Shroud of the Avatar? A new contest for the game's community is asking you to do just that, with...

After two months, Shroud of the Avatar has removed its controversial cash-shop buff bonuses

Back in February, Portalarium raised eyebrows when with Shroud of the Avatar's release 62 it added a controversial cash shop item: a buff for...

R64 springs into Shroud of the Avatar with city buffs, player dungeon changes, and killer bunnies

Developers of Shroud of the Avatar are still working hard on the Top-10 priorities they mentioned in the Q1 update schedule. Today, they released...