Ashen Foundry

Alpha Zero Gameplay Preview

Development News
On the most recent Intrepid live stream, Steven gathered a party of developers together to roam around the game world featured in the initial round of Alpha Zero testing. The first 20 minutes of the stream mostly dealt with resolving some technical broadcast issues, but gameplay starts at the 20 minute mark. Despite a technical hiccup with a node which ... [ Continue Reading ]

What Alpha Zero Abilities Reveal About Game Mechanics

Game Mechanics
During PAX Prime and over the past several months the developers at Intrepid have revealed a considerable amount of information about the combat mechanics which are present in the initial Alpha Zero of Ashes of Creation. The game is very early in development and many mechanics will undoubtedly change along the road to launch, however by analyzing common features and ... [ Continue Reading ]

Intrepid Announces Class Names

Development News
In a new official blog post, 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 ... [ Continue Reading ]

About Ashen Foundry

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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.

The Multiplayer aspect of an MMORPG

A lot people will agree that the MMO genre is in a stalemate with itself; it wants to change but doesn't know how. I feel this completely as I love older-styled MMOs which influenced the industry that is today, but I agree; things need to evolve.But there's a key feature/aspect that is needed for the MMO genre to come alive ...

From The Ashes Episode 3: Official Livestream Q&A

From The Ashes Episode 3: Official Livestream Q&A – The Ashes of Creation podcast produced by The Dungeon Crawler Network! Join Aggelos and Thais, the Founders of The Dungeon Crawler Network, as they bare witness the rebirth of the MMORPG genre from the ashes of an industry that has left gamers behind!Recorded on May 19, 2017. Aggelos, Founder and Main ...