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Runes of Magic News

Latest Headlines for Runes of Magic

  • New Update to Feature Colorweave Festival

    A new Runes of Magic update is scheduled to go live on Tuesday, July 26th and will feature the addition of the new "Colorweave Festival". In addition, the Warden class will undergo a skill and abilities balance implementation, the world map will be updated and those who enjoy gardening will reap some nifty new rewards.

    Reported on Jul 25, 2011
  • Lands of Despair Released

    Frogster has announced that the Runes of Magic content expansion, Lands of Despair, has officially launched. Lands of Despair brings four new areas to explore, new monsters and dungeons and more. In addition, the level cap has been expanded to 67.

    Reported on Jun 16, 2011
  • 2011 Re-Review

    It's been quite awhile since the last time MMORPG.com visited Runes of Magic. There's no question that there is a lot to see with the impressive array of changes that have come to the game since its original launch. MMORPG.com writer Lori May has gone back to Runes of Magic for a re-review of the game. See how it measures up and then leave us your thoughts.

    Reported on May 18, 2011
  • Redhill Mountains Fly Through Trailer

    Frogster has released a new fly through video to give players a first look at the Redhill Mountains, a previously unseen zone from the fourth chapter set to release soon. The video also gives insight into the conflict between the Dwarves and the Rhinos.

    Reported on May 10, 2011
  • New Race Screens

    Runes of Magic: Chapter IV - Lands of Despair will bring two new races into the game once the current beta phase ends. Both a large race of rhinos and dwarfs will make their appearances in Lands of Despair. The Runes of Magic team has release three screens featuring the dwarf race. Check them out in our Runes of Magic gallery.

    Reported on Apr 27, 2011
  • Lands of Despair Closed Beta Ending Soon

    The Runes of Magic team has announced that Chapter IV: Lands of Despair will be ending on April 29th. In the meantime, players are encouraged to log in and kill as many zombies as possible. To give non-participants a hint of things to come, devs have released a teaser screen.

    Reported on Apr 21, 2011
  • Second Anniversary Events

    Frogster has announced the second anniversary of Runes of Magic. To celebrate, there will be a series of non-scripted encounters and that the community team will play alongside players. In addition, each player that logs in during the week's events will receive a gift package with useful items inside.

    Reported on Mar 14, 2011
  • Lands of Despair Trailer

    A new teaser revealing more of the mysterious back story behind, Runes of Magic 'The Lands of Despair' has been released. Who is behind it all? Who is plunging Taborea into darkness and transforming its inhabitants into mindless zombies? Check out the video to find out.

    Reported on Mar 08, 2011
  • Browser & Facebook Versions Coming

    Frogster has announced a partnership with Kalydo to bring players fully featured Facebook and browser versions of Runes of Magic. The new versions of RoM are scheduled to be released sometime in Q2 2011 with the Facebook version coming first. Facebook users will be able to log in without any further registration using Facebook Connect and will be able to play either windowed or full screen.

    Reported on Feb 25, 2011
  • Chapter 4: Lands of Despair Enters Beta

    The Runes of Magic team has announced that Chapter 4: Lands of Despair has entered its beta phase of development and that a select group of players have been invited to try out the new content. Chapter 4 is scheduled to be released to all players sometime in April. The Lands of Despair zone will feature new bosses, dungeons, quests and a rise in the level cap to 70. The team also released several new screens from Chapter 4 which you can check out in our RoM gallery.

    Reported on Feb 24, 2011
  • Frogster CEO Resigns

    Frogster has announced that longtime executive board member and current CEO Andreas Weidenhaupt has resigned effective April 2011 "devote himself to new professional challenges." According to Frogster's press release, Weidenhaupt will keep 'close ties' to the company and remain available for consulting. Weidenhaupt is largely responsible for Frogster obtaining European publication rights for both TERA and Mythos.

    Reported on Jan 31, 2011
  • Hack Attack Q&A

    Frogster has posted a new Q&A with regard to last week's Runes of Magic and Frogster accounts hack by a disgruntled user. The hacker reported that he had taken over account information for all of Frogster's players and made a list of demands. Frogster has posted a new Q&A about new security measures and additional information about account protection on the Runes of Magic European forums.

    Reported on Jan 27, 2011
  • Donating to Queensland Victims

    Australian developer, N3V Games, has announced that it will be donating 50% of revenues for each purchase that Australian players make on special in-game items for their free to play online game Runes of Magic. From what we understand, the event will run on the Pacific Rim version of RoM and will run from January 15th through January 23rd.

    Reported on Jan 13, 2011
  • Free Winter Holiday Gift Keys!

    To celebrate the chilly winter holiday season, the Runes of Magic team is giving away free gift codes (one code per game account). Each code can be redeemed for one Special Online Package, which contains goodies that will help Runes of Magic players level up their experience and talent points faster. There is also a bonus Golden Marmoset pet to keep you company. The package also contains items such as a 7 day Flying Rune Disk mount and potions.

    Reported on Dec 18, 2010
  • Stop the Green Menace

    Runes of Magic devs have announced a new event called "Stop the Green Menace" where players hunt for and face off against a wandering boss. The perk is that players who successfully challenge the Green Menace to a duel will have the opportunity to be included in a drawing for a share of 6,000 Euros. Six players will be randomly selected from among the winners, each taking home 1,000 Euros.

    Reported on Dec 09, 2010
  • Limo Desert Trailer

    Frogster & Runes of Magic devs have released a new trailer featuring the Limo Desert set to go live with the next major game update. Check it out!

    Reported on Nov 29, 2010
  • New Instance Brings Big Challenges

    When the next Runes of Magic updates goes live, a new instance will arrive that is sure to bring big challenges to players. Called Kawak's Tomb, the instance is filled with puzzles, booby traps and five guardians. There is also a small scarab that will come to mean more than meets the eye at first glance.

    Reported on Nov 26, 2010
  • Exclusive Limo Desert Screens

    Frogster and the Runes of Magic development team have partnered with MMORPG.com to bring our readers five exclusive screenshots of the just-announced Limo Desert. Limo Desert has a distinctly Egyptian feel to it and the new zone will go live when the next update is deployed. Check out these five gorgeous screens in our Runes of Magic: Limo Desert feature.

    Reported on Nov 08, 2010
  • Limo Desert Zone Coming Soon

    Runes of Magic devs have announced that the next content patch, v3.0.6, will introduced a new desert zone. Called the "Limo Desert", it will contain nine sub-regions, one instance, seven oasis settlements which act as supply stations for players.

    Reported on Nov 07, 2010
  • Halloween in Taborea

    Runes of Magic players will have a lot of Halloween activities in which to participate this weekend. There will be trick or treating and the Pumpkin King will be challenging players to a quiz that requires emotes to win.

    Reported on Oct 29, 2010