shards online

See: Legends of Aria

The Daily Grind: Which MMOs deserve fresh spiritual successors?

A lot of time whenever the subject of MMORPG sequels arise, the thought is for the same studio to make a proper successor with...

Legends of Aria showcases new capture-the-flag mechanics and upcoming features for Point Release 9

Citadel Studios founder/CEO Derek Brinkmann, lead producer Jeffrey Edwards, community manager Liz Finnegan, and lead game designer Ben Phelps took to Twitch a couple...

Legends of Aria adds a ‘Grand Bazaar’ to spur economy

The economy of Legends of Aria is about to get a shot in the arm. The team, identifying that isolated player shops weren't working...

Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding news of 2019

Welcome to a special edition of Make My MMO, Massively OP's weekly and sometimes biweekly recap of the big news in crowdfunded MMOs. Hey, you...

The best Massively OP streams of 2019

Massively OP's Stream Team - with MJ and her sidekicks Larry and Chris at the helm - changed up its streaming tactics this year,...

Choose My Adventure: All the MMOs you made us play in 2019

When I was handed the reins of Choose My Adventure by the incomparably awesome Eliot, I had bare little idea what sort of things...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMO stories of 2019

Earlier this week, we granted our formal award for the biggest MMO story of the year. But biggest doesn't necessarily mean best or most...
leave my dagron alone

Legends of Aria ran into major issues with its New Dawn patch, but it’s up now

Legends of Aria New Dawn update was meant to release yesterday, but you might have noticed that it didn't quite happen to plan. Last night...

Legends of Aria’s New Dawn revamp is now slated for December 5

Last night, Citadel Studios put a date on Legends of Aria's latest round of early access overhauling: December 5th. "We’ve been hard at work on...

Legends of Aria previews New Dawn’s episodic content and murder penalties

Just before Halloween, Legends of Aria's Citadel Studios announced some sweeping changes coming to the early access sandbox. After revamping its PvP system and...

Legends of Aria’s Reddit AMA addresses thieving skills, crafting, and lessons learned

Derek Brinkmann of Legends of Aria painted himself in blood and walked into the wolves' den of the MMORPG subreddit for that most time-honored...

Legends of Aria delays server merge and rolls back original servers due to tech issues

So the server merge that was scheduled to happen for Legends of Aria didn't happen. It didn't happen so hard that players are actually...
Pack it in.

Legends of Aria details the process of moving house to the new merged Ethereal Moon server

Ready to pack it in and move servers in Legends of Aria? The new Ethereal Moon server beckons all players, but for players with houses...

Legends of Aria is going semi-free-to-play with sweeping New Dawn update

If you've been feeling a bit confused by all of Legends of Aria's recent changes, my friends, you are not alone. Back in August,...

Legends of Aria details a US server merge and PvP rule adjustments for Point Release 8

It's time for a server merge of sorts for US players of Legends of Aria. Assuming all things work out, Wednesday, October 30th, will...
Surprised pikachu dot jpeg.

Legends of Aria is halting taxes and auctions ahead of its next patch in November

Citadel Studios is clearly hoping that the next update for Legends of Aria brings people to the game to stay, but there's a bit of...

Legends of Aria is overhauling its PvP system once again

Remember this past summer when Citadel Studios announced that it was finally launching Legends of Aria on Steam with a huge overhaul patch that...

Legends of Aria is adding new dynamic spawns, new classes, and more PvP risk vs. reward

About this time last week, Legends of Aria was detailing some incoming features of its upcoming Point Release 8 like new Martial abilities and...

Choose My Adventure: Diary of a Legends of Aria desert wildman

The desert sun rakes its fingers over my bronzed skin like I am the coals of a forge. Indeed, I am the forge: the...

Legends of Aria’s Point Release 8 introduces threat generation, macros, and the Runebook

Job one of the tank is to generate threat and keep aggro. Job two is to hope you're not teamed with a DPS who...