vanguard

Official Site: Vanguard: Saga of Heroes (Wikipedia)
Studio: Sigil Games/Sony Online Entertainment
Launch Date: January 30, 2007
Sunset Date: July 31, 2014
Genre: Retro Fantasy Sandpark
Business Model: F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

The Daily Grind: Should there be an MMO ‘caretaker’ company for unwanted titles?

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A couple of weeks ago, I watched through the entirety of Vanguard's Jeff Butler's three-hour interview concerning MMO projects that he worked on and...

TERA PC introduces the area of Baldera as console kicks off another double Vanguard earnings event

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PC players of TERA have some new land to explore with the game's most recent update: the land of Baldera, located in the Oblivion...
I suppose it's cheaper than actually hiring someone to design these spaces?

The Game Archaeologist: Jeff Butler on EverQuest, EverQuest Next, and Vanguard

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As an MMO historian, I have to applaud the work of former SOE developer Shawn Lord in his huge interview series with the people...

Gamescom 2021: New World open beta Sept. 9, plus DokeV, Valheim, Halo Infinite, Riders Republic news

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Gamescom 2021 is officially kicking off today as a free virtual event as the pandemic drags on. The Geoff Keighley-helmed opening night live event for...

SOE’s Jeff Butler gives an epic three-hour interview on EverQuest, Vanguard, and EverQuest Next

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If you're going to interview one of the most notable names behind EverQuest and Vanguard, it helps if you also worked at SOE back...

Destiny 2 brings back the Guardian Games on April 20 with revamped scoring and a new playlist

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Life in Destiny 2 already feels pretty competitive, what with all of the PvP and world first raid races and running to the highest...

Battle Bards Episode 187: Sewers and swamps

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Oh yeah, this is destined to be our most-downloaded show ever, because the Battle Bards are bringing the THRILLS of sewer systems and the...

Star Citizen talks about ship capacitors, ship roles, and tweaking the meta in an AMA

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The Vehicle Experience Team of Star Citizen took to the game's official forums to field player questions in an AMA, with the devs talking...

Free Realms rogue server Sunrise begins taking beta sign-ups

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With this past December's sale of Daybreak to a new owner, it brings to mind all of the MMOs that didn't make it to...

The Game Archaeologist: Seven ways EverQuest reshaped MMO history

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To many veteran MMO players, the opening horns of EverQuest's score are enough to trigger vivid memories, violent hallucinations, and an unstoppable desire to...

Massively OP’s 2020 Awards: Best MMO Crafting

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MassivelyOP’s end-of-the-year awards for 2020 continue today with our award for Best MMO Crafting, which was awarded jointly to Final Fantasy XIV and EverQuest...

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v4.0

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By far, my favorite column to write here at Massively OP (and the one that always takes the longest) is The Game Archaeologist. I've...

Flameseeker Chronicles: An honest second look at Guild Wars 2’s dragon response missions

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As longtime readers surely know, Flameseeker Chronicles is an opinion column, one of many on Massively OP, though this one's about Guild Wars 2....

Red Dead Online becomes a $4.99 standalone title next week, teases new bounty hunter content

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If you thought it was a bit odd yesterday to see an uncritical interview in mainstream media on Red Dead Online after the game...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga: Truce

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So here we are, we’re finally entering the home stretch of the Icebrood Saga. Today sees the release of the first chapter of Champions,...

Perfect Ten: 10 notable MMO developers that shut their doors

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When En Masse Entertainment announced that it would be closing its doors this fall, we here at Massively OP came to the realization that...

SWTOR is giving away minipets in honor of Star Wars Squadrons’ launch

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Star Wars Squadrons, a multiplayer dogfighter from EA, launched yesterday, giving players the ability to engage in their own epic space battles. And instead...

Star Citizen is holding another free fly event starting today

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If you've been following the Twitter account of Star Citizen, you've likely been privy to this whole Ship Showdown thing that the devs at...

Jukebox Heroes: The ultimate guide to MMORPG music

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It's been a long, strange, and wonderful journey to explore MMORPG music with you here in Jukebox Heroes. And while I am anticipating many...

The Game Archaeologist: Clone Wars Adventures, the Star Wars MMO everyone kinda forgot

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Whenever the topic -- the argument -- of Star Wars MMOs arises, the debate is usually between the merits of the sandboxy Star Wars...

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