tera

Official Site: TERA (aka TERA: Rising aka The Exiled Realm of Arborea)
Studio: En Masse Entertainment/Bluehole Studio
Launch Date: May 1, 2012 (January 25, 2011 in Korea)
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

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You can watch – but not play – TERA’s last quest before its shutdown

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TERA's remaining days are sadly few as of this writing, as the long-running action MMO is scheduled to close its doors on June 30th....

Perfect Ten: Weird ways we heal each other in MMORPGs

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One of the most important implications of the virtual worlds we visit is that they all boast medical care far above and beyond anything...

Four Winds: Remembering TERA’s wild start and in-game politics

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Well, the TERA sunset thing caught me off guard. I don't play TERA, but I was always under the impression that the game was...

Menma’s TERA emulator awaits those who are looking for a new home before the MMO’s PC shutdown

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With news that TERA is going to be sunsetting on PC in June, one of the common questions asked by soon-to-be refugees is if...
Truly a loss.

TERA turns on some rewarding events ahead of the game’s sunset next month

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Sorry, TERA fans, but your game is on the chopping block. You didn't need to be reminded of that fact, doubtlessly, but that's where we...

The Stream Team: The final TERA anniversary

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It's been 10 years, but TERA's anniversary celebration is also a farewell party. This week's 10th anniversary will be the game's final one as...
Yes, that's a dragon.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 370: Dragonflight, TERA, and LOTRO

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In this bonus episode, Justin and Bree discuss WoW's Dragonflight reveal, the uproar over Wrath Classic, TERA's sunset, and LOTRO's massive anniversary.

TERA’s PC version will sunset in June as Bluehole ceases work on the game

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Today is the day that TERA's Japanese servers sunset... and unfortunately, the day heralds bad news for the rest of TERA's PC playerbase in...

TERA Console prepares to celebrate four years, adds new Stigmas and dungeon in latest patch

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TERA Console is turning four years old this year, and that means it's time for players to celebrate with a new update, upcoming events,...
Lock'd

Vague Patch Notes: So why do MMO developers gender lock?

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Last week's Vague Patch Notes on MMO lore and its impact on design decisions produced a lot of good comments along with a smattering...

Perfect Ten: 10 reasons MMO armor is completely ridiculous

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This is probably a rant best saved for another day, but I want to know when it became completely acceptable not to demand that...

Krafton and Bluehole announce a partnership to create NFT avatars to sell in a future metaverse

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The classic set of questions for journalists, investigators, and general critical thinkers to ask is the Five Ws: who, what, when, where, and why....

TERA is apparently sunsetting its Japanese servers in April

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Bad news for TERA players, at least those who played on the Japanese servers: The game is closing down in that region in April. The...

Elyon adds the archer, balances all classes, and revamps RvR in today’s update

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It's go-time for Kakao's Elyon: The Archer class is live with today's update. Readers will recall that Elyon, once called Ascent: Infinite Realm and developed...
What.

TERA Console’s latest patch adds new dungeons, a new enchantment level, and treasure maps

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Whether you want to plunder loot from a dungeon or plunder loot from a treasure map, the newest update to TERA Console has got...
Truly a loss.

TERA Console’s upcoming battle pass is full of adorable alien invaders

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They come to Arborea from a distant planet seeking one thing: to become skins for the heroes of the realm to wear. It's the...
Laser needles.

Global Chat: Do you suffer from FOMO when an MMO expansion comes out?

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With Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker on the horizon, there's an undeniable wave of FOMO -- fear of missing out -- that's sweeping through the...

Massively Overthinking: How hard should MMOs be?

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This past summer, MMO dev Damion Schubert posted an epic tweet-thread about MMOs; in fact, we've already dipped into the part on "load-bearing" playerbases,...

One Shots: Double double the firepower

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As we all know, while one weapon is good, it's never as good as two. Preferably you'd want to have three or four going,...
Cushions of air.

MMO Business Roundup: Ubisoft thinks crypto is just swell

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Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent business news. Ubisoft: Ubisoft just can't seem to stop taking wrong turns here. During its...

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