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oh the pain, the pain

Legends of Aria discusses early access ‘growing pains’ while hotfixes keep rolling

It's been a rough ride for Legends of Aria in early access, something that the game's most recent newsletter acknowledged; the game was

Perfect Ten: MMOs to watch in 2019

The MMO genre is in a strange and uncertain place right now -- but also one that is quietly thrilling. We've long passed the...

Legends of Aria AMA covers sandbox endgame, difficulty, balancing, and future content

Yesterday, devs from Citadel Studios zipped over to Reddit for an AMA all about Legends of Aria, which MMO players will recall just recently hit early access off-steam. Studio boss Derek "Supreem" Brinkmann and lead game designer Jeffrey "Miphon" Edwards sat for questions from the MMORPG sub. While the AMA continues today, here are some of the notable answers posted yesterday:
oh the pain, the pain

Legends of Aria pushes off Steam early access launch into 2019

So for Legends of Aria this afternoon, there's good news and bad news. The good news is that general early access is still happening:...
Where am I? No one gets to know.

Legends of Aria resets karma system ahead of tomorrow’s early access launch

With its early access launch happening on Steam tomorrowday, Legends of Aria has been shoring up its headstart. A "high volume of...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 198: Manatee… in… spaaace!

Justin and Bree discuss Blizzard, LOTRO, Fallout 76, Star Citizen, H1Z1, City of Heroes, Elite Dangerous, Legends of Aria, and computer upgrades.

The Stream Team: Legends of Aria’s head start!

Alphas are done. Betas are now. Now, we wait for Legends of Aria's Steam Early Access launch -- unless you are in the head...

Massively Overthinking: The MMO things we’re grateful for

Call it sappy, but I'm gonna stop joking about turkey and emptying my wallet on Steam for a sec for tonight's Overthinking. It's Thanksgiving, and we've got some thanking to do.

Legends of Aria is open to all gamers to test freely this weekend

If you're struggling to find something new and MMOsy to play this holiday, maybe give Legends of Aria a go. The classic-inspired MMORPG...
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...

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

The big selling point of Citadel Studios's in-development MMO Legends of Aria is that it allows its players to run entirely moddable...
Why do you need TWO lightsabers? ONE is plenty!

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.

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...
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...

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...