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MMORPG: then and now

From the notes of someone who experienced Ultima Online in 1999 Today MMORPGs are reduced to farming… How it used to be: The game was a magical, unexplored, unknown adventure. You didn’t know what to expect from today’s “stroll.” Now … Continue reading

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Throrn in Dead Mines (WoW adventure story)

I’ve found on my hard-drive stories about my father’s adventures in WoW. Most of them in Russian (to check them – click on the RU flag in menu), but also there is this one in English: This story happened 2008, … Continue reading

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Might and Magic VI – legendary RPG

I still remember my 1st time in M&M6.. I came as a little boy to my step-father friend as a guest (made a visit) and he had MM6 installed. I’ve created my party and walked around New Scorpigal fearing every … Continue reading

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Diablo 1-4: retrospective

I’ve made meme about my favorite series:

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Tangaria – my PWMAngband server

Tangaria – welcome to Tangar’s server! : D We made it! From the self-made server on the third level domain, something more has grown. I’ve slept this days for 3 hours, but it was worth it 🙂 Huge thanks to … Continue reading

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MAngband (Multiplayer Angband)

Hiho! I’ve just started to play MAngband (Multiplayer Angband) – https://mangband.org Recently this game had a birthday – 20 years! It’s got new website, relay between game and Discord (https://discord.gg/U5B65Rh) and also updates comming soon. Gameplay feels very oldschool and … Continue reading

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UO Cataclysm shard – first impressions, suggestions and review

Cataclysm – oldschool sphere-like shard with no-skillcap and a lot of interesting features. My first impressions is positive, I like this shard, it feels very close to golden sphere era. But:

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From Runescape to Ultima Online

Just an advice for a guys who just moved from RS to UO: I also play RS and could advice you to find server without skillcap – it would be very close to RS experience. There you could level all … Continue reading

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Classic UO shard – Ultima Online: Second Age

UO Second Age (http://www.uosecondage.com/) – a classic, free to play Ultima Online shard.

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No-trammel UO shard – Renaissance

UO:Renaissance (http://www.uorenaissance.com/) is an Ultima Online free-shard, based on Renaissance era mechanics, without the influences of Trammel. 

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New UO shard – Rel Por

Rel Por (http://relporuo.com/) – is a new take on “classic era” Ultima Online. The core elements of oldschool UO are intact: crafting, housing, dungeons, guilds, player killers, thieves.

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Ultima Online at UOForever shard

I’m old UO player. I started at 1999 at classic OSI severs (Atlantic, Drachenfels, Catskills, Europe) then went to Siege Perilous (2003). Also I played at loads of free shards, especially at period from 2001 till 2004. From time to … Continue reading

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Tibia KOS-list (Kill On Sight)

Hi ho! As we play at relatively new server and everyone knows each other, lets create enemies list? I suggest to create such structure: – What happened – Why happened – Names and lvls of enemies

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Mystera Legacy: farewell.. and welcome again!

So, guys  Its time to make a break to the game. I was killed by somebody – don’t wanna mention his name to make it famous  Interesting how they got me – I was behind 2 walls with floors and 1 additional … Continue reading

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Shroud of the Avatar – Tangar’s SotA articles and videos

SotA – MMO and solo experience 1) MMORPG is about competition… a lot. 2) Competition = each player want to get more resources than others. 3) Currently solo gaming gives player more resources than in online mode – you could … Continue reading

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