Trending Games | The Witcher 3 | TERA | Guild Wars 2 | World of Warcraft

    Facebook Twitter YouTube
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,984,750 Users Online:0
Games:828  Posts:6,433,496
Recent forum postsRSS
Active threads
Cloud view
List all forums
General Forums
Developers Corner General Discussion
Popular Game Forums
Click a status to find game forum
Game Forums
Click a letter to find game forum
2029 Online 2112: Revolution 2Moons 4Story 8BitMMO 9 Dragons A Mystical Land A Tale in the Desert III A3 ACE Online AD2460 ARGO Online Aberoth Absolute Force Online Absolute Terror Achaea Adellion Aerrevan Aetolia, the Midnight Age Age of Armor Age of Conan Age of Empires Online Age of Mourning Age of Wulin Age of Wushu Aida Arenas Aika Aion Albion Online Alganon All Points Bulletin (APB) Allods Online Altis Gates Amazing World Anarchy Online Ancients of Fasaria Andromeda 5 Angels Online Angry Birds Epic Anime Ninja Anime Pirates Anime Trumps Anmynor Anno Online Applo Arcane Hearts Arcane Legends ArchLord ArcheAge Archeblade Archlord 2 Archlord X Armored Warfare Ascend: Hand of Kul Asda 2 Asda Story Ashen Empires Asheron's Call Asheron's Call 2 Astera Online Astonia III Astro Empires Astro Lords: Oort CLoud Asura Force Atlantica Online Atriarch Aura Kingdom Aurora Blade Auto Assault Avatar Star Battle Dawn Battle Dawn Galaxies Battle for Graxia Battle of 3 Kingdoms Battle of the Immortals Battlecruiser Online Battlestar Galactica Online Battlestar Reloaded Beyond Protocol Bionic Marine Command Online Black Aftermath Black Desert Black Gold Black Prophecy Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict Blackguards 2 Blacklight Retribution Blade & Soul Blade Hunter Blade Wars Blazing Throne Bless Blitz 1941 Blood and Jade Bloodborne Bloodlines Champions Boot Hill Heroes Borderlands 2 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Bound by Flame Bounty Bay Online Brain Storm Bravada Bravely Default Bravely Second Brawl Busters. Brick-Force Bright Shadow Bullet Run Business Tycoon Online CTRacer Cabal Online Caesary Call of Camelot Call of Gods Call of Thrones Camelot Unchained Canaan Online Cardmon Hero Cartoon Universe CasinoRPG Cast & Conquer Castle Empire Castlot Celtic Heroes Champions Online Champions of Regnum Chaos Online Child of Light Chroma Squad Chrono Tales Citadel of Sorcery CitiesXL Citizen Zero City of Decay City of Heroes City of Steam City of Transformers City of Villains Civilization Online Clan Lord Clash of Clans Cloud Nine Club Penguin Colony of War Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances Company of Heroes Online Conquer Online Conquer Online 3 Continent of the Ninth (C9) Core Blaze Core Exiles Corum Online Craft of Gods Crimecraft Crimelife 2 Cronous Crota II Crowfall Crusaders of Solaris Cultures Online Cyber Monster 2 Cyberpunk 2077 Céiron Wars
D&D Online DC Universe DK Online DOTA DOTA 2 DUST 514 DV8: Exile Dalethaan Dance Groove Online Dark Age of Camelot Dark Ages Dark Legends Dark Orbit Dark Relic: Prelude Dark Solstice Dark Souls 2 Dark and Light DarkEden Online DarkSpace Darkblood Online Darkest Dungeon Darkfall Darkfall: Unholy Wars Darkwind: War on Wheels Das Tal Dawn of Fantasy Dawntide DayZ Dead Earth Dead Frontier Dead Island Dead Island 2 Dead Island: Riptide Deco Online Deep Down Deepworld Defiance Deicide Online Dekaron Demons at the Horizon Desert Operations Destiny Diablo 3 Diamonin Digimon Battle Dino Storm Disciple Divergence Divina Divine Souls Divinity: Original Sin Dofus Dominus Online Dragon Age: Inquisition Dragon Ball Online Dragon Born Online Dragon Crusade Dragon Empires Dragon Eternity Dragon Fin Soup Dragon Heart Online Dragon Nest Dragon Oath Dragon Pals Dragon Raja Dragon's Call Dragon's Call II Dragon's Prophet DragonSky DragonSoul Dragona Dragonica Dragons and Titans Drakengard 3 Dream of Mirror Online Dreamland Online Dreamlords: The Reawakening Drift City Duels Dungeon Blitz Dungeon Fighter Online Dungeon Overlord Dungeon Party Dungeon Rampage Dungeon Runners Dungeon of the Endless Dying Light Dynastica Dynasty Warriors Online Dynasty of the Magi EIN (Epicus Incognitus) EVE Online Earth Eternal Earth and Beyond Earthlock: Festival of Magic Earthrise Eclipse War Ecol Tactics Online Eden Eternal Edge of Space Einherjar - The Viking's Blood Elder Scrolls Online Eldevin Elf Online Elite: Dangerous Embers of Caerus Emil Chronicle Online Empire Empire & State Empire Craft Empire Universe 3 EmpireQuest Empires of Galldon End of Nations Endless Ages Endless Blue Moon Online Endless Online Entropia Universe EpicDuel Erebus: Travia Reborn Eredan Eternal Blade Eternal Lands Eternal Saga Ether Fields Ether Saga Online Eudemons Online EuroGangster EverEmber Online EverQuest Next EverQuest Online Adventures Evernight Everquest Everquest II Evony Exarch Exorace F.E.A.R. Online Fable Legends Face of Mankind Fairyland Online Fall of Rome Fallen Earth Fallen Sword Fallout 4 Fallout Online Family Guy Online Fantage Fantasy Earth Zero Fantasy Realm Online Fantasy Tales Online Fantasy Worlds: Rhynn Faunasphere Faxion Online Fearless Fantasy Ferentus Ferion Fiesta Online Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Final Fantasy XI Final Fantasy XIV Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Firefall Fists of Fu Florensia Flyff Football Manager Live Football Superstars Force of Arms Forge Forsaken Uprising Forsaken World Fortnite Fortuna Forum for Discussion of Everlight Freaky Creatures Free Realms Freesky Online Freeworld Fung Wan Online Furcadia Fury Fusion Fall
GRAV GalaXseeds Galactic Command Online Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms Gameglobe Gate To Heavens Gates of Andaron Gatheryn Gauntlet Gekkeiju Online Ghost Online Ghost Recon Online Gladiatus Glitch Global Agenda Global Soccer Gloria Victis Glory of Gods GoGoRacer Goal Line Blitz Gods Rush Gods and Heroes GodsWar Online Golemizer Golf Star GoonZu Online Graal Kingdoms Granado Espada Online Grand Chase Grand Fantasia Grepolis Grimlands Guild Wars Guild Wars 2 Guild Wars Factions Guild Wars Nightfall H1Z1 Habbo Hotel Hailan Rising HaloSphere2 Hand of Fate Haven & Hearth Hawken Heart Forth Alicia Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Helbreath Hellgate Hellgate: London Hello Kitty Online Hero Online Hero Zero Hero's Journey Hero: 108 Online HeroSmash Heroes & Generals Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar Heroes in the Sky Heroes of Atlan Heroes of Bestia Heroes of Gaia Heroes of Might and Magic Online Heroes of Thessalonica Heroes of Three Kingdoms Heroes of the Storm Hex Holic Online Hostile Space Hunter Blade Huxley Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Illutia Illyriad Immortals USA Immune Imperator Imperian Inferno Legend Infestation: Survivor Stories Infinite Crisis Infinity Infinity Iris Online Iron Grip: Marauders Irth Worlds Island Forge Islands of War Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted Jade Dynasty Jagged Alliance Online Juggernaut Jumpgate Jumpgate Evolution KAL Online Kakele Online Kaos War Karos Online Kartuga Kicks Online Kill Strain King of Kings 3 Kingdom Heroes Kingdom Under Fire II Kingdom of Drakkar Kingory Kings Era Kings and Legends Kings of the Realm KingsRoad Kitsu Saga Kiwarriors Knight Age Knight Online Knights of Dream City Kothuria Kung Foo! Kunlun Online Kyn L.A.W. LEGO Universe La Tale Land of Chaos Online Landmark Lands of Hope: Redemption LastChaos League of Angels League of Legends - Clash of Fates Legend of Edda: Vengeance Legend of Golden Plume Legend of Grimrock 2 Legend of Katha Legend of Mir 2 Legend of Mir 3 Legendary Champions Lego Minifigures Online Lichdom: Battlemage Life is Feudal Light of Nova Lime Odyssey Line of Defense Lineage Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance Lineage II Linkrealms Loong Online Lord of the Rings Online Lords Online Lords of the Fallen Lords of the Fallen 2 Lost Saga Lucent Heart Lunia Lusternia: Age of Ascension Luvinia World
MU Online Mabinogi Maestia: Rise of Keledus MagiKnights Magic Barrage Magic World Online Manga Fighter MapleStory Martial Heroes Marvel Heroes Marvel Super Hero Squad Online Marvel: Avengers Alliance Mass Effect 4 MechWarrior Online Megaten Meridian 59 : Evolution Merlin MetalMercs Metaplace Metin 2 MicroVolts Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Midkemia Online Might & Magic Heroes Online Might & Magic Heroes: Kingdoms Might & Magic X: Legacy MilMo Minecraft Mini Fighter Minions of Mirth Ministry of War Monato Esprit Monkey King Online Monkey Quest Monster & Me Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate Monster Madness Online MonsterMMORPG Moonlight Online: Tales of Eternal Blood Moonrise Mordavia Mortal Online Mourning My Lands Myst Online: URU Live Myth Angels Online Myth War Myth War 2 Mythborne Mytheon Mythic Saga Mythos N.E.O Online NIDA Online Nadirim Naviage: The Power of Capital Navy Field Necropolis Need for Speed World Nemexia Neo's Land NeoSteam Neocron Nether Neverwinter Nexus: The Kingdom Of The Winds NinjaTrick NosTale Nova Genesis Novus Aeterno Oberin Odin Quest Odyssey RPG Ogre Island Omerta 3 Online Boxing Manager Onverse Oort Online Order & Chaos Online Order of Magic Original Blood Origins Return Origins of Malu Orion's Belt Otherland Forums OverSoul Overkings Overwatch Oz Online Oz World Pandora Saga Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Panzar Parabellum Parallel Kingdom Parfait Station Path of Exile Pathfinder Online Perfect World Perpetuum Online Persona V Phantasy Star Online 2 Phantasy Star Universe Phoenix Dynasty Online Phylon Pi Story Picaroon Pillars of Eternity Pirate Galaxy Pirate Storm Pirate101 PirateKing Online Pirates of the Burning Sea Pirates of the Caribbean Online Pixie Hollow Planeshift Planet Arkadia Planet Calypso PlanetSide 2 Planetside Planets³ Playboy Manager Pocket Legends Pockie Ninja Pockie Pirates Pockie Saints Pokémon X and Y PoxNora Prime World Prime: Battle for Dominus Priston Tale Priston Tale II Prius Online Prodigy Project Blackout Project Gorgon Project Powder Project Titan Forums Project Wiki Project Zomboid Puzzle Pirates Quest for Infamy Quickhit Football
R2 Online RAN Online RF Online ROSE Online Rage of 3 Kingdoms Ragnarok Online Ragnarok Online II RaiderZ Rail Nation Rakion Rappelz RappelzSEA Ravenmarch Realm Fighter Realm of Sierra Realm of the Mad God Realm of the Titans Realms Online Rebel Galaxy Reclamation Red Stone Red War: Edem's Curse Regnum Online Remnant Knights Renaissance Repulse Requiem: Memento Mori Rift RiotZone Rise Rise of Dragonian Era Rise of Empire Rise of the Tycoon Risen 3: Titan Lords Rising of King Risk Your Life Rivality Rockfree Rohan: Blood Feud Role Play Worlds Roll n Rock Roma Victor Romadoria Rosh Online Roto X Rubies of Eventide Ruin Online Rumble Fighter Runes of Magic Runescape Rust Rusty Hearts Ryzom S4 League SAGA SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online SMITE SUN Sacred 3 Sagramore Salem SaySayGirls Scarlet Blade Scions of Fate Seal Online: Evolution Second Chance Heroes Second Life Secret of the Solstice Seed Serenia Fantasy Seven Seas Saga Seven Souls Online Sevencore Shadow Realms Shadow of Legend Shadowbane Shadowgate Shadowrun Chronicles Shaiya Shards Online Shattered Galaxy Sho Online Shot Online Shroud of the Avatar SideQuest Siege on Stars Sigonyth: Desert Eternity Silkroad Online Skyblade Skyforge SmashMuck Champions Smoo Online Soldier Front Soul Master Soul Order Online Soul of Guardian South Park: The Stick of Truth Space Heroes Universe Sparta: War of Empires Spellcasters Sphere Spiral Knights Spirit Tales Splash Fighters Squad Wars Star Citizen Star Conflict Star Sonata 2 Star Stable Star Supremacy Star Trek Online Star Trek: Infinite Space Star Wars Galaxies Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Star Wars: The Old Republic StarQuest Online Starbound Stargate Worlds Starlight Story Starpires State of Decay SteelWar Online Stone Age 2 Stormfall: Age of War Stormthrone Storybricks Stronghold Kingdoms Styx: Master of Shadows Sudden Attack Supremacy 1914 Supreme Destiny Sword Coast Legends Sword Girls Sword of Destiny: Rise of Aions SwordX Swords of Heavens Swordsman
TERA TS Online TUG Tabula Rasa Tactica Online Tales Runner Tales of Fantasy Tales of Pirates Tales of Pirates II Tales of Solaris Talisman Online Tamer Saga Tank Ace Tantra Online Tatsumaki: Land at War Terra Militaris TerraWorld Online Terraria Thang Online The 4th Coming The Agency The Aurora World The Banner Saga The Banner Saga 2 The Black Watchmen The Chronicle The Chronicles of Spellborn The Crew The Division The Epic Might The Hammers End The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 The Legend of Ares The Lost Titans The Matrix Online The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot The Missing Ink The Mummy Online The Myth of Soma The Pride of Taern The Realm Online The Repopulation The Secret World The Sims Online The Strategems The West The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Theralon There Therian Saga Thrones of Chaos Tibia Tibia Micro Edition Tiger Knight Titan Siege Titans of Time Toontown Online Top Speed Topia Online Torchlight Torment: Tides of Numenera Total Domination Transformers Universe Transistor Transverse Trapped Dead: Lockdown Traveller AR Travia Online Travian Triad Wars Trials of Ascension Tribal Hero Tribal Wars Tribes Universe Trickster Online Trove Troy Online True Fantasy Live Online Turf Battles Twelve Sky Twelve Sky 2 Twilight War Tynon U.B. Funkeys UFO Online URDEAD Online Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar Ultima Online Ultima X: Odyssey Ultimate Naruto Ultimate Soccer Boss Uncharted Waters Online Undercover 2: Merc Wars Underlight Unification Wars Universe Online Utherous Utopia Valkyrie Sky Vampire Lord Online Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Vanquish Space Vector City Racers Vendetta Online Victory - Age of Racing Vindictus Virtonomics Vis Gladius Visions of Zosimos VoidExpanse Voyage Century Online W.E.L.L. Online WAR (Warhammer Online) WAR2 Glory WYD Global Wakfu War Thunder War of 2012 War of Angels War of Legends War of Mercenaries War of Thrones War of the Immortals WarFlow Waren Story Warflare Wargame1942 Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes Warkeepers Warrior Epic Wartune Wasteland 2 WebLords Wild West Online WildStar Wind of Luck WindSlayer 2 Wings of Destiny Wish Wizard101 Wizardry Online Wizards and Champions Wonder King Wonderland Online World Golf Tour World of Battles World of Darkness World of Heroes World of Kung Fu World of Pirates World of Speed World of Tanks World of Tanks Generals World of Warcraft World of Warplanes World of Warriors World of Warships World of the Living Dead WorldAlpha Wurm Online Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Xenoblade Chronicles: X Xenocell Xiah Xsyon Xulu YS Online Yitien ZU Online Zentia Zero Online Zero Online: The Andromeda Crisis Zodiac Online Zombies Ate My Pizza eRepublik Discussion Forums

Citadel of Sorcery

Citadel of Sorcery 

General Discussion  » Do we have any speculation/rumor release date?

2 Pages « 1 2 Search
34 posts found

Novice Member

Joined: 9/16/07
Posts: 329

Citadel of Sorcery dev team member

7/16/13 12:54:24 AM#21

The reason we are not releasing the details about things like our combat system are twofold, the first is very simple; the combat system isn’t anywhere near done yet.  To give details about a system that is still under development just means later, if it isn’t what we said because we make major changes during development, people will complain that we lied to them.  We prefer to stick to the truth at all times, and since the truth is, the combat system isn’t done, we can’t tell you about it.  The second reason is that we are attempting to do some new elements in our system, so we do not wish to release information on that too early.

I do apologize if this upsets any of you.

Now, we do understand that people think we should have more done, because there is a misconception about the development time spent on the game.  That misconception is the ‘eight years’ of development time.  We are a small team.  A full size team (for an MMORPG) could accomplish what we have done in six months to a year (depending on their size).  So in other words, that’s how long this game has been in development.  We don’t calculate this by the calendar, but by ‘man hours’ spent.  Worse, we didn’t license an engine and start building game play and art assets; we started by creating all new technology and tools for the game from scratch.

Now, we do have certain things far along in the development, but other areas are in their infancy.  We choose to dedicate our team’s time on certain elements, and leave the other things for later.  Our first order of business was making the engine and tools, and that’s what we have the farthest along.  We needed both of these in order to attempt some of the design elements we have planned for this game.  These designs required some new technology, far beyond that of engines we could license.  Other areas, like character art and animation, combat, and more, are barely started, or not started at all (as in the NPCs models and animations, we are using placeholders that allow us to test things, but they will all be chucked and the real ones built and added to replace them later).

As for the detail level in the videos, that is the only information we were willing to give out on a game that isn’t even near Alpha yet.   They weren’t meant to be detailed.  That will come later, after we reach Alpha.   We keep telling people that, but those ‘years’ of development (which aren’t really years in full time team man hours) keep confusing them, I guess. 

Everybody wants details, we understand that, and even sympathize.  You can harp on this all you want, but we will only give out details when the time is right for it, and that time is not here yet.  I’m sorry this is not a more satisfying answer, but it is the truth, and we will be sticking to our plan.


Novice Member

Joined: 12/07/05
Posts: 169

7/18/13 12:28:41 PM#22
So basically after all the funding you asked for you're still not willing to show anything.. hmmm...why even bump this thread?  

Apprentice Member

Joined: 8/27/12
Posts: 25

7/18/13 2:17:13 PM#23
Originally posted by Convo
So basically after all the funding you asked for you're still not willing to show anything.. hmmm...why even bump this thread?  

Dude you serious? Jatar just spent valuable time answering specific questions that were asked by BrownAle and others. And honestly, his information seemed legit and valuable. He doesn't need to show anything right now nor should he until the time is right. Did you even read what he said? And by the way, did you invest your hard earned lemonade stand money into the crowding funding project? Didn't think so. Take a chill pill and have some respect. How old are you 13?


I can't wait for school to get started again..............


Novice Member

Joined: 12/07/05
Posts: 169

7/19/13 10:31:45 AM#24

Ah the Shils lol... Like I don't know who you work for.. 


He hasn't said anything new.. we both know that..2 more years when this game still isn't ready for Alpha what will you say then!?  It's my opinion..why you mad?! 


Novice Member

Joined: 5/24/06
Posts: 2702

"Some do , Some don''t , Others just cry"

Jean Sali

8/17/13 4:34:36 PM#25
Originally posted by Rlechot
Originally posted by Convo
So basically after all the funding you asked for you're still not willing to show anything.. hmmm...why even bump this thread?  

Dude you serious? Jatar just spent valuable time answering specific questions that were asked by BrownAle and others. And honestly, his information seemed legit and valuable. He doesn't need to show anything right now nor should he until the time is right. Did you even read what he said? And by the way, did you invest your hard earned lemonade stand money into the crowding funding project? Didn't think so. Take a chill pill and have some respect. How old are you 13?


I can't wait for school to get started again..............

Jatar , Always takes the time and effort to explain where things are at and says what he can. Some people here don't want to listen. Good luck to them , most don't even deserve a response. But he always makes an effort shame others don't.

The Official site has good forums and lots of information, either way more than enough info is available for a game in it's current dev stage. What is more important is that Developers still exist who are willing to push the envelope. And for me that is good.

SWTOR and COS games that could deliver !!


Advanced Member

Joined: 10/03/06
Posts: 146

9/19/13 3:20:06 PM#26

Jatar and the company MMO MAGIC and everyone who works there has my full respect for what they are trying to do (what they are doing).

Jatar has answered many questions I have had in the past, something I have appreciated a lot.

The game is coming along, at it's own pace.

This is a small company.

Though, expect nothing "normal" from these guys, they are in it to create something completely new, and hopefully, breathtaking.


This will be a game that tons of people will try, and move on from quickly, I truly believe that.

The gogetters of today won't have any interest in this after trying it.

On some scale I just know what kind of game MMO MAGIC (and the brilliant people who work there) are trying to create, when looking at the whole picture.

That's the kind of game I'm soooooo looking forward to playing, and I know many more people are aswell (many many more).


It will take the time it will take to finish it, and get it ready for release.

They are taking a chance, a chance I hope pays off, both in profit for the company, and popularity towards Citadel of Sorcery.

The people and the friends that we have lost, and the dreams that have faded, never forget them~


Advanced Member

Joined: 5/01/13
Posts: 145

12/16/13 1:46:09 AM#27
Citadel of Sorcery website down, are we finally getting some news? or finally getting vaporwared?

Apprentice Member

Joined: 11/28/09
Posts: 148

12/16/13 1:56:13 AM#28

From their Facebook page...

Our web hosting company was migrating our MMO Magic, CoS and Forums to new servers, and had trouble. They have been down for a couple days now, and in their infinite wisdom, they can't tell us when they will be back up. In fact, they said, and I quote, "We will get back to you in 24 to 72 hours". Crazy.



Advanced Member

Joined: 11/10/13
Posts: 835


12/16/13 5:08:34 AM#29
Originally posted by trancefate
Citadel of Sorcery website down, are we finally getting some news? or finally getting vaporwared?

Since vaporware doesn't need a website, I'd tend to go with the latter option.

Seriously, this game has been indev for what, ten years? And all they really have to show are some videos talking about things we haven't seen (which will be GREAT, right?), and showing off incredibly brief snippets of in-game footage of something which, if I didn't know better, I'd swear was from a Dreamcast game. I've never been a graphics whore, but that doesn't mean I can't point out that there are games which were released around the time CoS started production which look way better.

Not trying to troll, I'm really not, but reality is what it is here. For all intents and purposes, this game is vaporware. I invite somebody to prove me wrong (and hope someone does) because the features do seem genuinely interesting.

AN' DERE AIN'T NO SUCH FING AS ENUFF DAKKA, YA GROT! Enuff'z more than ya got an' less than too much an' there ain't no such fing as too much dakka. Say dere is, and me Squiggoff'z eatin' tonight!


Novice Member

Joined: 10/12/11
Posts: 4

12/22/13 1:21:26 AM#30

Donators also get regular monthly updates. The game is not vaporware.


Advanced Member

Joined: 12/14/08
Posts: 1643

12/22/13 1:35:41 AM#31
I'm just amazed that it has had the funding to still be in development for this long - with seemingly a lot of years of development to go before an actual release.  Hey if Grimoire is actually a real game (and it is I've played it even though it technically isn't out yet) then maybe this one is too :\

Novice Member

Joined: 10/25/03
Posts: 57

1/31/14 1:17:30 PM#32
By the time this game is released (if it ever does) graphics will be so dated that I doubt they get more than a few hundred subscribers ...

Novice Member

Joined: 8/21/08
Posts: 649

3/18/14 8:32:39 PM#33
Originally posted by jomargue
By the time this game is released (if it ever does) graphics will be so dated that I doubt they get more than a few hundred subscribers ...

If anyone thinks that there are investors anywhere who would fund the development of an MMO for at least 7 years, made by people with virtually no experience making MMOs, without having anything to show for it, well, I hope that you enjoy this game when it "launches".

Don't feel bad, though. I was psyched when I first heard about CoS too. In 2008 or so, then only having been in development for about 2 years, but approaching pre-alpha. You know, kinda where CoS is today. In that same time period, Mark Jacobs at Mythic finished up Warhammer Online, launched the game, had it run 5 years, and is now currently in pre-Alpha with his NEXT MMO, expecting to launch a playable Alpha for early backers in 5 more months, after not even 2 years of development.

Just sayin'

EDIT: For years I ignored this game realizing what it is... until they tried getting money through Kickstarter. At that point, CoS went from a delusion to something sinister.


Elite Member

Joined: 7/02/11
Posts: 2134

3/18/14 8:36:41 PM#34
Originally posted by mythranda1
Originally posted by Crunchy222
Originally posted by Jatar

Actually, we have released all kinds of specific information on our official forums, where we answer questions constantly by players.

There are also several videos on the game you can watch on Youtube, including a technical briefing on some of the technology to build the world (it's kind of dry, but if you want specifics, there you go).

There are also less technical videos on other aspects of the game, all done by various people working on the project, just search on Citadel of Sorcery and make sure you expand to all ten videos.

So there you go, a place to go get lots of detailed information:



Excelent.  I shall wander your links and hope to get a better idea of the game. should come here and post new info as links (or have one of your grunts do it)  Just makes it easier to keep up with the many in-development games i and others follow.

Edit: Oh, ive seen all this, and wading through the forums is not my specialty.  Was hoping for some recent specifics on game mechanics and systems not just a general overview of what your doing.

 I mean i get the basic and vauge overview of the game, and it sounds good, just its the specifics that i and others

are really looking the exacts on how your systems are going to be implimented and played by the player. 


The forums provide an immense amount of detail about almost every mechanic in the game. The number of skills, how they are divided, how the questing system works...almost anything you want to know about it. Posting years of forum questions and responses here would take up far too much space. If you go to the forums and register, and then ask any questions you want to ask - the community is very helpful and will link previous responses to you or answer you if the question hasn't been answered. Suffice to say, the information is out there.

For instance.  The multiple reality worlds, which is something i kind of invented to describe what your doing with the game, seems interesting...or seems like just seperate solo and multiplayer instances...specifics help with that.

This information has been reviewed in great detail - Community Reflected Worlds, Story Reflected Worlds, Questing and is just one of many threads:

However, for a summary on Reflected Worlds you can also go here: (scroll down a little)

Combat?  Big factor, i havent been able to find (easily) much on this.

If you want a quick summary of combat:

If you want more details about Combat, go to the forums and ask anything you want to know. The devs will answer you (if they can).

The giant growing world that seems to be too large and complex to be realistic, the complext semi-voxle graphics (all sound wonderful and i got a system that will munch those textures up and cant wait to see it all) perhaps some info on how exactly you plan to dish out this world (are we talking seamless loads as you approach a new it even zoned?) might give people a better idea as to how realistic its going to be on their system.

This question is addressed almost entirely in the YouTube video about the world. In fact, several of the YouTube videos address this and how the content will be created. There is no zoning, and all loading is done on the fly. If you want the technical version of how this is possible, you can watch this video

I see on the forums its going to possibly be divided up between f2p worlds and p2p worlds...which i dont mind...untill it becomes and issue dealing with a small playerbase ect, more info on this would be welcomed.

This is not true, and again there is a lot of information on this on the forums  where it is discussed in far more detail, (Here:

but for a brief summary you can read the bottom of this page under Payment Systems and New Server Technology:

Also, if you guys are not final on the systems...just say so.  It seems like you put  a lot of work, and quality into your videos, which stands to make me belive the same will go for the game....but ive said it before...many have been down this road before and i cant recall a single time its worked down the road.  If the game is years away from a launch dont be afraid to say so.  People like honesty with indy games not inflated expectations and deadlines that wont be many..if not all indy games seem to do.

Anything to help overcome this doubt is more than welcome.

The devs are very responsive to any questions, and have committed to not putting anything down publicly that they will not fulfill 100%. That is why some questions remain a bit unanswered - like a release date for Alpha or Beta. This is 100% based on funding. Right now they are self-funded, but if a publisher enters the picture you might get a more specific date. All they have stated recently is that they are working toward an Extreme Demo to give more proof of concept for skeptics.


Perhaps a nice webpage with specific systems broken down bullet point style with what you want, what you expect to have and what is already final for being in the game will help this all.  Looking through the forum i have to dig for a developer or staff response and even then its vauge...which leads me to belive theres still a ton of work and time needed yet...which is fine.

 There really isn't a way to do this with a game as detailed as CoS. The game design document would be the size of a large novel.

 There are some bullet points on the website in a few places:

The last thing I will say is this - if you are skeptical, have questions, or want to know more about something - and you don't want to watch videos or read through years of forum posts - Just go to their forums and ask. The devs are really busy making the game and probably won't take too much time to go to different game sites and answer questions. They will, however, almost always answer on their own boards.




A detailed FAQ on gameplay and mechanics wouldn't be asking too much or at least consolidating all of this scattered data into a single sticky post would be nice.

2 Pages « 1 2 Search