Producer's Letter

Posted by Stuart Zissu | 2011 Jun 06 06:11 -0400 GMT

Hello World

It’s been a while since I spoke with you, and I wanted to let you in on a little known secret.  Dark Age of Camelot is turning 10 this year! OK, so not such a well kept secret, but what we are doing for the 10th anniversary is. To start things off, we are celebrating 10 years of DAoC for the full year, not just a few days in October.  We have a lot of things planned, so we will be able to continuously introduce new stuff over the months to come. While we want to keep some surprises, I am happy to announce four of the big ticket items.

Battle Herald: News From The Frontlines VII

Posted by Kai Schober | 2011 May 31 13:08 -0400 GMT
Did Merlin feel the tremors in his eternal sleep? Forces from Albion, Hibernia and Midgard filled the air with battle screams fighting over his staff during the last days. Stolen by Hibernia some days ago and kept in one of their keeps, Merlin’s Staff was pilfered by Midgard raiders Sunday morning when Hestina carried it into the snowy lands.

Battle Herald: News From The Frontlines VI

Posted by Kai Schober | 2011 May 23 07:53 -0400 GMT
Merciless fights in confined space build the theme of last weekend. Although Hibernia was under attack and lost the power relic for a short while, the major confrontations between the realms focused in a completely different area - on the battlefield of Thidranki.

Weekend Battleground Event

Posted by Kai Schober | 2011 May 23 07:49 -0400 GMT
Greetings,

Starting Thursday the 19th through Monday the 23rd we will be running a weekend battleground event. This event will feature a battleground switch whereas players level 45-50 will be allowed to teleport to, and participate in, the Thidranki battleground while players level 20-24 will be allowed to teleport to, and participate in, the Cathal Valley battleground.

Patch Notes 1.109

Posted by Kai Schober | 2011 May 23 07:46 -0400 GMT

Highlights


  • Players who fall through the floor/ground in RvR enabled zones will now take normal falling damage when they hit the ground, potentially killing them. PvE/RvR Death penalties apply and RPs will be awarded normally.
  • In light of recent events in Japan we will be turning off all house rent.
  • A new Quest completion icon has been added to the quest system. Any NPC having a quest you can complete with him will now display a blue knot above his head.
  • All players who are wielding two weapons will now reduce their target’s chance to block or evade by 25%.
  • Slam – the stun duration has been reduced to 5 seconds for all classes except for Heroes, Armsmen, and Warriors.
  • Quest rewards that you cannot use are now shaded red. Your selected item is now shaded a dark yellow. (UI Modifiers see engineering note below.)

Battle Herald: News From The Frontlines V

Posted by Kai Schober | 2011 May 16 12:58 -0400 GMT

What a weekend! The Battle Herald had serious issues to follow all the movement of the relics – Thor’s Hammer was carried home to Midgard by Clumsy; Lug’s Spear of Lightning was brought back to Hibernia by Lovein; the Cauldron of Dagda was re-conquered and placed in Hibernia’s Relic temple by Tagss; Merlin’s Staff was stolen by Midgard, but intercepted by Hibernia; and Excalibur’s Scabbard was removed from Albion relic temple by Hibernia,

Battle Herald: News From The Frontlines IV

Posted by Kai Schober | 2011 May 09 08:19 -0400 GMT
Being the sacred relic of Hibernia’s King, Lug’s Spear of Lightning, was quite sought after this weekend. After an absence of some weeks it was returned to the shrine Saturday morning by the Hero Ruxxn only to get heisted by Albion forces again on Sunday night when Earthmover and Selinea carried it to their frontiers. But the Albion joy didn’t lasted long – a few hours later the relic was again stolen.

Battle Herald: Stealth Wars

Posted by Kai Schober | 2011 May 02 07:11 -0400 GMT
This weekend our Battle Herald put on dark clothes and sneaky boots, because he wanted to witness the secret battle between the stealthers of the realms. Expecting to be able to watch them in their natural habitat, the Battle Herald patrolled the bridges around Dun Crauchon for a while but was surprised to find those places surprisingly empty. He then decided to travel to Hadrian’s Wall to search for stealther around the massive fights going on in that area.

Battle Herald: News From The Frontlines III

Posted by Kai Schober | 2011 Apr 25 09:41 -0400 GMT
As King Erik has threatened, Midgard was back this weekend to have its revenge. After the Cauldron of Dagda – already pilfered by Albion – was stolen again and brought to Midgard on Saturday, Kaptkent led a Midgard raid through the Frontier on Sunday and managed to invade both relic temples in Albion.

Battle Herald: News from the European Front

Posted by Kai Schober | 2011 Apr 19 09:55 -0400 GMT
Yesterday evening the Battle Herald visited Emain Macha and was almost trampled down by an army of invaders from Midgard. After dusting himself off he followed the action which culminated in a large-scale attack on Dun Crauchon.

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