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Make My MMO: Elite Dangerous journeys to PS4, we interview Kickstarted MMO devs (July 1, 2017)

This week in MMO crowdfunding, Frontier launched Elite Dangerous for the PS4, complete with relevant adjustments for touchpad controls and a "fast headlook" mode for...
Oh, and let's not forget this freaky lady.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 124: Shroud of the Avatar’s Richard Garriott and Starr Long

Justin interviews Richard Garriott and Starr Long about Ultima Online's spiritual successor, Shroud of the Avatar.

Shroud of the Avatar’s Starr Long on the pros and cons of early access

Construction continues apace at Shroud of the Avatar, where the team reports that two new areas are being crafted for future releases. There's the...

Shroud of the Avatar raised $142,000 in crowdfunds yesterday

If you've been following Shroud of the Avatar a while, you know that Portalarium periodically puts on wild telethons for its Twitch viewers, streaming...
If you forget the fact that it was during the day and there were only the two of us and it wasn't outside by a wooden table it was exactly like this.

Massively OP’s Weirdest MMORPG Stories of 2016: Richard Garriott’s Blood Art

We're counting down Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2016! And the #1 weirdest MMORPG story of 2016 is... ... that time when Richard Garriott sold...

Autumn returns to Shroud of the Avatar, plus a look at a player-run town

Autumn has returned to Shroud of the Avatar in the form of Harvest, a Novia region being rebuilt with a more "agrarian theme" for...

Shroud of the Avatar teases Halloween content, Estgard, and SOTAcon

Shroud of the Avatar has the honor of being one of the first MMORPGs to tease Halloween content this year, meaning it's only about...

Make My MMO: Indiegogo campaigns for Mark Kern and John Smedley (September 17, 2016)

This week in MMO crowdfunding news was one of the biggest we've had all year for crowdfunded games. Former Firefall boss Mark Kern made...

Shroud of the Avatar Q&A homes in on crafting and economy

Portalarium's Starr Long has hopped on Shroud of the Avatar's official forums for an extra round of player-submitted questions. Of note, Long says to...

DragonCon 2016: Richard Garriott on why Shroud of the Avatar will steal your life

Do you know that feeling when you come across a game that has most, if not all, of your dream features -- even the...

Shroud of the Avatar to issue bans for RMT outside of approved forum

Did you know that Shroud of the Avatar allows players to trade and sell virtual goods like pledges and store items - and now gold?...

Richard Garriott and Starr Long are literally selling their blood for Shroud of the Avatar

Remember last year back when Richard Garriott raffled off his rat tail to raise money for Shroud of the Avatar? Yeah, good times. Now...

Shroud of the Avatar makes big changes in Release 29

Shroud of the Avatar is only a few months away from its all-but-in-name summer launch, and as such each patch from here on out...

29 sassy insults for the e-thugs who are DDOSing Shroud of the Avatar

Sadly, this one isn't an April Fools' Day joke, or if it's a prank on the part of the perpetrators, it's not a funny...

Outlaw country musician to debut album in Shroud of the Avatar

You're going to have to follow us on a strange journey with this story. So there's this "outlaw country" musician, Shooter Jennings, who is...

Shroud of the Avatar debates whether offline mode should include exclusive items

If you've paid for unique items and extra content for an upcoming game, would you want all of that available in the game's offline...

Shroud of the Avatar beefs up story while adding agriculture and guild warfare

Shroud of the Avatar's Release 25 hit the digital streets today, taking the fantasy title one step closer to a launch (and no, we...

Massively OP’s holiday gift guide for the MMO hipster

I say this with nothing but love in my heart: Some of you guys are serious MMO hipsters. Heck, some of you guys were...

Shroud of the Avatar’s Release 24 is here and it’s added a lot of stuff

Crowdfunded fantasy sandbox Shroud of the Avatar has made its latest patch available to backers as of this morning. Originally, Release 24 was supposed to be...

Shroud of the Avatar talks release 23 postmortem and more

Portalarium published Update of the Avatar #151 this morning. It dives deep into Shroud of the Avatar, and it offers readers a look at...