Howard (Cronus 310, 399)
Visit him to enter the holy gardens (altogether there are 5 gardens) during the event period.
Duration: From March 17th to March 18th
Round: 1:50-3:00, 5:50-7:00, 9:50-11:00, 13:50-15:00, 17:50-19:00, 21:50-23:00. All times are PDT (GMT-7).
1. Talk to Howard, and choose a garden you want to enter. There are 5...
International Gaming Gate today announced two exciting and rewarding online events which will come on Mar. 19th
In order to increase the communication with players, Myth War Online Team will hold a special event in game on Mar.19th. The Event contains two parts.
Part One is called Item Exchange--- Players are required to collect some specific...
We are happy to announce that Patch 1051 (277KB) will be released on March 16, 2007 at 00:01AM PDT (GMT-7). The weekend event and some bug fixes are added to this Patch.
By then, all servers will be taken down for implementing this Patch. During the server down time, you are recommended to download and install Patch 1051 manually, so that you can...
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The Curse Wiki for the World of Warcraft portal has been updated with information on various Advanced Attributes found on items. You can view the Attributes page here.
Comments, feedback, and suggestions are welcome!
Got lurker down tonight on the first try, thx for not despawning, so many bugs with this encounter that its hilarious.
well done everyone.
Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach™ would like to welcome back our former players for a very special weekend. If you're a former DDO player, you can play all weekend for free. All you have to do is log in and your characters will be waiting for you. We can't wait for you to see all of the amazing things that have happened since you left!
From the personal journal of Azalai Korias, Elven Wizard:
17 Zarantyr, 999:
I find myself beset by a moral dilemma.
Or, perhaps it’s more accurate to say that I see a clear course of action, but I have yet to convince the others that their antiquated notions of right and wrong are clearly causing us more problems than is best for us. While the...
We are investigating some asset problems which are causing some invisible avatars and object rezing failures. We are working to solve these issues as soon as possible. Update 8:55pm - The problems inworld seemed to have eased but we are continuing to monitor the situation overnight.
Thursday 7:20am - We are still receiving reports this morning...
First, let’s get the bad news out of the way…Pathfinder is leaving the community team! Yeah, I really can’t believe it myself. He’s been a crucial part of our little group, and instrumental in helping educators, non-profits and volunteers create innovative, welcoming and helpful spaces and communities in Second Life for a couple of years now....
Character Rollback Issue Fix
We have fixed an issue that was causing a very small amount of players to experience rollbacks. This fix will go in with the next patch, and should solve nearly all rollback problems.
Visible helmets are high on our list of things to do. Many of our artists are currently taking some well deserved...
At GDC this week MMORPG.com was able to spend some time talking with Erik Mogensen and Jon Gillard from Games Workshop. For those who do not know, Games Workshop has been around since the early 1980s. They have developed both RPG and table-top war games over the last twenty five years and remain one of the top companies in gaming. Both Warhammer...
An interesting thread has cropped up on the official World of Warcraft forums, asking the question of "Has TBC broken your guild yet?" You can find the thread here.
Personally? I don't think so. MMOG's are a volatile beast when it comes to how the games affect its players, and expansions compound this a great deal. People come and go, and changes...
Here it is, I've really enjoyed the answers. I've made up some of my own questions and also gathered some old questions (regarding city sieging) from various darkfall forums. First things first, here's a quote from Tasos Flambouras regarding this Q&A:
There's a lot of detail in conquest and city building that we cannot talk about. We wanted to...
Today's update from Turbine on Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angar explains more about the various Titles you can earn as you adventure through Middle-earth. Read the Titles Overview and see how you can further customize your character based on how you play.
Over on the official forums, Drysc posted a thread containing the top 5vs5 Arena Team from each Battlegroup. It's pretty cool to keep up tabs on all of this - these guys and gals are all competing to advance on to the first official Worldwide Arena Tournament, so it's going to be fun watching the progress over the next couple weeks as the...
The US Congress has passed a law requiring that for 2007, Daylight Saving Time start a week earlier (March 11) and end a week later (November 4).
According to this law, PDT (Pacific Daylight Time) effected on March 11. From now on, All times for the Eudemons Online Servers have been changed from PST (GMT-8) to PDT (GMT-7).
Please pay attention...
Virtual Gold Could Draw Real Taxes
Congress is investigating whether the IRS should tax online game loot.
Monday, January 29, 2007 05:00 PM PST
Imagine getting a tax form and a warning to report taxable income from the IRS every time you...
In this thread over on the FoH forums, Kolle has compiled a thorough list of requested changes to Vanguard: Saga of Heroes that would make the game a lot more playable. Below is a transcript of the changes that were requested:
- Repair All option (I'm sure they are working on this)
- Chain reactions not tied to global cooldown OR make it so...
This will be a weekly update on *global auction prices to help you, the World of Warcraft player, find the best-selling items across multiple categories. It's important to note that when listing your items, you should always research your server's prices, due to fluctuation of prices on a per-server basis. The current sell price for the items...
Welcome to the Tales of Pirates Beta-key handout story contest!
To enter all you have to do is write a short story about your life as a pirate that is no less than 150 words. We will be giving away 250 keys which will be chosen at random from anyone who submits a story that meets the criteria.
* No less than 150 words in...
Today’s Beta Journal talks about one of the many Traits available in LOTRO for players to customize their characters with; Charity. Read on to learn about how Charity functions in LOTRO’s Traits and Deeds system!
Sign up for The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ Beta Program, and a chance to start forming your own impressions! US...
The Sunderer is getting a full on revamp so it can barge through...
Recently SOE posted a list, using the EQ Players site, which displays the 50 Oldest Active Characters across all EverQuest servers.
You can take a look at the list here. The list is fairly interesting; it's nice to see such a wide variety of levels with a game as old as EverQuest is now.
On March 12th, SOE announced changes to the way Buddy Key accounts work for EverQuest II, to hopefully quell the issues with platinum sellers and the spam they create for legitimate players.
Changes to Buddy Key Accounts
In-game advertisements from platinum sellers are a constant community concern, and something we take very seriously at SOE. The...
Today's patch sees the introduction of many Fabled Luclin NPC's, along with those of years' past added into the fray for adventurers to conquer during the anniversary celebration.
March 14, 2007
Happy 8th Anniversary EverQuest!
On March 16, 2007, EverQuest will celebrate its 8th Anniversary.
The Escapist talked with a source inside...
Today Blizzard released a gameplay trailer for World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade. This trailer features the first dungeon players will come across in the expansion - Hellfire Citadel. It shows off shots of all three instances - Hellfire Ramparts, The Blood Furnace, and The Shattered Halls - with actual action scenes from the initial NPC...
* Support of Forceware 60 and later, including the new 100+ versions
* Support of all GeForce cards, including the new GeForce 8x00 line
* Supports Windows Vista
* Support for single card, SLI and Quad-SLI systems
* On-the-fly control of all global quality and performance-enhancing settings for all games
* Create and...
Last night, March 13th, Death and Taxes of the US realm Korgath, defeated The Lurker Below. Though they claim this is not the first time that they've killed him - hence showing two sets of loot - he was also killed last week.
Apparently there's a bit of a rivalry brewing between Death and Taxes and the EU guild Nihilum, as you can see from the...
Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday said its Live online service, which has attracted 6 million Xbox 360 console gamers, will be open in May to PC gamers who use its new Windows Vista operating system.
The move comes nearly a year after Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said the company's vision was for "anywhere" gaming that would link video game...
Dev Diary: Beast Mastery Expertise
Hi everyone, I'm Mark Halash (SWG-Tunso on the boards) and I am a game designer on Star Wars Galaxies. Over the last year I've been primarily working on the expertise system and I'm also responsible for designing the bounty hunter, officer and medic expertise trees. For Chapter 5, I added the Build-a-Buff...
Game Updates March 13,2007
Vanguard Build 1778 Patch Notes 3/13/2007
Table of Contents
1 GAMEPLAY NOTES
2 ADVENTURING NOTES
3 CRAFTING NOTES
4 DIPLOMACY NOTES
5 WORLD POPULATION NOTES
7 GUI NOTES
8 CODING NOTES
- Aggro NPCs that can see invis will now attack if you move near them.
- Aggro NPCs that cannot see invis will...
International Gaming Gate today announced the compensating solution for unexpected bug which appeared and finally led to the halt of Valentine’s Event on February 14th.During that event, plenty of Chinchillas suddenly appeared in the game and harmed the game balance. Myth War Team took prompt measure by deleting all Chinchillas pets and eggs...
If you are enthusiastic with Voyage Century Online, you are invited to enter the official VCO Cosplay Contest, where fans dress up as their favorite characters.
Be sure to start cutting and sewing immediately as entry to the contest closes on March 15th. Before entering, please read the Official Contest Rules:
1. All VCO players are...
Every Tuesday all realms are brought down for scheduled weekly maintenance. This maintenance window is used to perform tasks on the realm databases and hardware, and...
Los Angeles (March 12, 2007) - Acclaim Games announces a major milestone with over 1 million registered players in just over a year since its rebirth as a free to play online game publisher. This breakthrough achievement marks an impressive new beginning for the resurrected company. With a loyal fan base and community of over a million players...
Following the beta of our Video Sharing section, we have put up for your viewing pleasure the Conquest 2006 raids from Molten Core to Naxxramas compilation video. Beautifully edited by Conquest's own Zav (Immortal Motion), this video features a showcasing of all the raid zones that were put into World of Warcraft before the Burning Crusade was...
The navigation menu to the left has been updated for every portal on the Curse portal network, with the addition of a new stand-alone category: Image Gallery.
Access to any section of the Image Gallery is now one click away, using the sub-categories listed. You can also upload your images to the gallery easily, by clicking the Submit Images link.
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 6, 2007 - Corum Online, a free to play MMORPG, will be opening up its Item Shop on March 6, 2007 after the weekly routine maintenance. Players can purchase the micro-currency, GPotato from the Item Shop and use their GPotato for in-game items in each of the Free to Play online games at www.gpotato.com. Available in the Item...
Amongst the games that use the BigWorld MMO development software and servers is Stargate Worlds. At GDC, the team behind the BigWorld software were gracious to give me a full length video interview and introduction to the software.
The video, which can be found here shows everything from server balancing and software to actual world design.
Originally Posted by Aradune Mithara
Here are some things we are considering seriously, in no particular order:
1. Removing the need to repair items. This is a controversial one at Sigil as there are some people who really like the system and worked hard on it. With all due respect to them, I don't care for the system and I don't think I've ever...
In the Monday, March 12th edition of the Curse AddOn Showcase, we look at two popular AddOns - AtlasLoot Enhanced, and KLHThreatmeter - as well as an up-and-coming AddOn, Advanced Trade Skill Window. Remember, though, that these are only a few of the thousands of different AddOns here at Curse. Each week, we'll be looking at those AddOns that will...
Test Server Update – Build 1778a March / 12 / 2007
Vanguard Build 1778a Patch Notes 3/12/2007 – TEST SERVER
- All Clubs, Axes, Martial Swords, Hammers, Longswords and Maces have all had a damage increase. The choice between light and medium weapons should now be more difficult to make. Remember, while light weapons have a...
This is the Monday, March 12th edition of Blue Watch. It was a busy week, and there are countless threads on every forum dealing with issues and questions that the Blizzard Community Managers have responded to. You can read a recap of the more pertinent posts below, with links directly to the thread in question.
Table of Contents
1 General Forum...
Last night, March 11th, Nihilum of the EU realm Magtheridon, defeated Void Reaver - a raid encounter in Tempest Keep: The Eye. This is a world first kill - congratulations on the accomplishment, Nihilum, and good luck on future kills in Tempest Keep and beyond! You can view more about the kill here at the Nihilum guild website.
On March 16, 2007, EverQuest will celebrate its 8th Anniversary.
To commemorate this landmark occasion, we will be introducing dozens of Fabled Luclin NPCs, a new scavenger hunt that will be available for all levels, and we will be bringing back all the fabled fiends of years past.
We also have a Veteran Reward on its way for April. More...
Nightly Restart – Adventuring Class Ability Changes March / 08 / 2007
Game Update #1 is now live!
This update is larger than most patches and is a great opportunity to read the patch notes as we’ve added quite a few things!
Please Read: With Game Update #1 Customer Support now has an upgraded petition system to better assist players. As a result...
IRVINE, Calif. – March 7, 2007 – Blizzard Entertainment,...
On March 21, 2007, we will be merging the EverQuest Progression Servers. Characters will be moved from The Sleeper server to The Combine server and The Combine server will retain its name. The Sleeper server will then be closed. In addition, we will be doing a character wipe on these servers for all characters that are below level 10 that have not...