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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 ]

Halloween Livestream - New Environmental Artwork

Development News
In their live-stream on October 31st, Intrepid shared some new environmental fly-through footage from the upcoming game build for Alpha 0 which is scheduled to begin in mid-December. Be sure to check out the full stream for this video and more fun details about what Intrepid is up to this Halloween.In addition to the video, they shared a collection of ... [ Continue Reading ]

Hands-On Impressions - An Impressive Debut

General Discussion
Hail Ashes community! PAX West is now behind us, marking an exciting milestone for Ashes of Creation and the Intrepid team. It took a lot of courage to show a playable build of the game just four short months after the Kickstarter was funded, but Ashes charged full steam ahead with an awesome booth setup to make the public debut ... [ Continue Reading ]

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Ashes Gets a World Name and a Composer

On day 3 of PAX West, Ashes of Creation had their scheduled panel presentation "Making MMOs Great Again". The panel was very well attended and the audience was hugely excited to meet the team and hear their perspective on the governing philosophy of the game. Be sure to watch the panel if you didn't get a chance to view it ...

From The Ashes | Episode 26: Raiding Redux

From The Ashes | Episode 26: Raiding Redux - 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 brings back Community Moderator, Belewyn, returning ...

Ashes of Creation, a game for all players?

Nicky and I have a different experiences with the MMORPG genre.I started 15 years ago with Anarchy Online, World of Warcraft and many titles, whilst Nicky was mostly an offline RPG player before creating a large community in Minecraft. We are very lucky to have met at all in The Elder Scrolls Online!This led us to alter our perception of ...

From The Ashes | Episode 27: Variety Pack

From The Ashes | Episode 27: Variety Pack - 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 Thais for another ...

The Subtle Brilliance of Intrepid's Marketing Strategy

Foreword: The following is entirely my opinion based on the events of the last few months. I have no inside knowledge regarding Intrepid Studios’ business operations.Intrepid Studios has stated that they won’t be spending heavily on conventional advertising in order to market their upcoming MMO, Ashes of Creation. Instead. they plan to lean on players incentivized by a referral system ...