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PAX East 2018 Panel

Development News
The Intrepid folks are out in force at PAX East 2018 in Boston this week. The convention kicked off big time on Friday morning with a panel discussion Ashes of Creation: Making of the Most Anticipated MMORPG. It's well worth watching the discussion which includes both discussion as well as gameplay footage.Give the panel a watch and let us know ... [ Continue Reading ]

Character Attributes and Itemization: A First Look

Game Mechanics
I was looking at some stuff from the pre-Alpha footage that has been streamed, as people do when they are bored at work, and something that jumped out at me was a momentary glance of the stats panel. It’s barebones, but it’s pre-Alpha so User Interface enhancements are the last thing on any one’s mind right now. Still, I think ... [ Continue Reading ]

A Look Through IGN's 15 Minutes of Alpha Zero Gameplay

Development News
A fifteen minute glimpse behind the veil into Ashes of Creation's ongoing Alpha Zero gameplay test was just posted over on IGN, offering a fresh look at the current state of the MMO's basic gameplay and a number of different environmental biomes.The video is worth a watch for the various biomes alone, as though we've seen many of these before, ... [ Continue Reading ]

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Hail traveler, welcome to Ashen Foundry your home for discussion, guides, and tools to optimize your Ashes of Creation experience! Our node is still under active construction and we've got some very exciting plans to build this site into one of the best fan communities for Ashes of Creation. Follow this link to learn more about our Development Progress.

Group Dungeon Gameplay from Feb. 9th Livestream

Steven and company showcased some party-based gameplay in the on Twitch. In the stream a party of developers including Jeffrey, Peter, and the two Alex' the developers ventured into the new Dünheim dungeon which was recently added to the Alpha Zero build of the game. Check this out for almost a full hour of juicy gameplay footage!The party started in ...

Intrepid Announces Class Names

In a new , Steven revealed the full 8 by 8 class grid which constitutes the 64 playable classes in Ashes of Creation.The 8x8 Class GridThe rows in this grid denote the Primary Archetype for the class, while the columns indicate the Secondary Archetype. For example, a Bard+Rogue is a "Trickster". We have added these class definitions to our page ...

From The Ashes | Episode 35: Official Content Creator

From The Ashes | Episode 35: Official Content Creator - The Ashes of Creation podcast produced by The Dungeon Crawler Network! Join Aggelos and Thais, the Founders of The Dungeon Crawler Network, as they bear witness the rebirth of the MMORPG genre from the ashes of an industry that has left gamers behind! This week, Aggelos organizes a special Ashen ...

Underrealm and Dunir Dungeon Environments

Multiple vertical levels in an open central chamber In their on January 18th, Intrepid showcased pre-recorded footage of both a prototype under-realm environment which is present in their ongoing Alpha Zero game build as well as a new Dunir themed dungeon environment which they are working to add to the game world. I've embedded links to the Twitch recording, each ...

Alpha Testing and What to Expect

Hello everyone! I wanted to share some insights and information on Alpha testing. As you all know, there will be various alphas and betas that different kickstarter and crowdfunding packages offer access to. This means there's a very high possibility you will find yourself in an Alpha or Beta test for Ashes of Creation. If you've alpha tested before, but ...

From The Ashes | Episode 41: Ode To Buckbeak

From The Ashes | Episode 41: Ode To Buckbeak - The Ashes of Creation podcast produced by The Dungeon Crawler Network! Join Aggelos and Thais, the Founders of The Dungeon Crawler Network, as they bear witness the rebirth of the MMORPG genre from the ashes of an industry that has left gamers behind! This week, Aggelos is joined by Hands ...

What's wrong with AoC? How can it improve?

This is a simple little forum I have been really wanting to put together simply because progress shouldn't go unchecked. I love AoC much as the next on this site but sometimes we should address the problems it has. This isn't for things we know are going to improve like combat, or balancing but instead for the things we have ...