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Wanna feel old? Ultima Online launched 21 years ago today

Ultima Online is officially old enough to drink. It's older than I was when I first started playing it all those years ago! Yep,...

Ultima Online’s 101st update is rolling out as player-made castles are ported into the game

Ultima Online's publish 101 has begun rolling out to the first-wave production servers today, meaning the update will trickle out to the rest...

Ultima Online’s 21st anniversary patch introduces astronomy to Britannia

Ultima Online's 21st birthday is creeping up on us here, which means the game is older than some of our readers and will...
Let me make this hot pink, dang it all.

Shroud of the Avatar player explains how to work the game’s new furniture dyes

There are inevitably going to be two different sorts of reaction to the new furniture you can dye in Shroud of the Avatar....

Shroud of the Avatar starts shipping its collector’s editions

Here's a welcome bit of news for those who have been waiting for their physical feelies from Shroud of the Avatar: Collector's Editions...

Massively Overthinking: What’s your favorite MMORPG swag of all time?

In a conversation about the recent Starflight 3 Fig campaign - which you won't see covered here since it's not multiplayer, but let...

Shroud of the Avatar previews player-made dungeons, launches Kickstarter for comic book

Shroud of the Avatar has never been bereft of interesting ideas or experimental initiatives. One of these is getting a live preview today...

Leaderboard: Does an MMORPG’s publisher factor into whether you’ll play it?

I was genuinely surprised to see so many people flip out over August's reveal that Ashes of Creation will be using My.com as...

Shroud of the Avatar expands dye palettes to more furniture in this week’s update

One of my first MMORPG memories revolves around my standing at Britain bank in Ultima Online, offering to dye people's clothes for gold -...

New World preview from Gamescom slips into the wild as Amazon announces alpha signups

The first previews of Amazon Game Studios' New World MMORPG are finally trickling in from Gamescom just as the wraps are coming off...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPGs are nearly different games with max settings or upgraded clients?

MOP reader Nibbana has a great question for The Daily Grind today. "So I just picked up Shadow in order to run my favorite...

Shroud of the Avatar teases Polynesian cosmetics, example player-built dungeons

Does Polynesian stuff make sense in Shroud of the Avatar? At this rate, may as well! The game's latest newsletter shows off...

One Shots: Supporting characters

When you look for famous characters in your MMO, you may be looking for someone complete different than the rest of the crowd. Lt. Commander Hikari...

Functional music boxes are coming in Elder Scrolls Online’s Murkmire

One of my most beloved possessions in Ultima Online is my music box: I spent months, probably years, collecting each "track" to insert...

Leaderboard: Must MMORPGs revolve around grouping to be MMORPGs?

It would be easy to dismiss Saga of Lucimia's pervasive "group-based or go home" ideas as mere rhetoric, but the reality is,...

Take a peek at the development of Shroud of the Avatar’s player-designed dungeon system

Drama seems to plague Shroud of the Avatar, but if you can look past it, there's some fun innovation going on inside Portalarium...

Massively Overthinking: Should MMORPGs incentivize exploration – and how?

Our Daily Grind on exploration last week sparked an intriguing follow-up from MOP reader Miol. "When asking about sightseeing and exploration in MMORPGs, you...

Perfect Ten: 10 MMO features that deserve widespread adaptation

You know what gets me excited about upcoming MMOs? It's certainly not the list of expected systems and features that have since become standard...

The Stream Team: Shroud of the Avatar’s Shooter Jennings album release party

Have you ever attended an album release party? You can in Shroud of the Avatar! Shooter Jennings, whose music is in game, has an...

Shroud of the Avatar works on global visual improvements, throws Shooter Jennings album release party

No, your eyesight hasn't just gotten way better than last week; it is just that Shroud of the Avatar is starting to look...

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