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Darkfall (DFO)
Aventurine SA
MMORPG | Genre:Fantasy | Status:Cancelled  (est.rel 02/22/09)  | Pub:AudioVisual Enterprises
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download | Retail Price:Free | Pay Type:Subscription
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Darkfall News

Latest Headlines for Darkfall

  • Patch Adds Newbie Protection; New Chain Armor Previewed

    Darkfall Community Liason Laenih is back with another preview of the game's upcoming overhaul. This time we've got a sneak peek at Darkfall's new chain armor for both human males and females. A new patch was also released today, implementing the previously announced Newbie Protection system.

    Reported on Feb 17, 2010
  • Video Contest Winners Announced!

    Aventurine has announced winners for the Christmas/New Years Video Contest! The contest, which was announced in December, solicited the Darkfall community for their best Darkfall videos, with the top five entries to be awarded some neat prizes.

    Reported on Feb 10, 2010
  • Blog: Progression and Sieging

    MMORPG.com blogger, Apragus, writes a new entry describing his thoughts on Darkfall's character progression and the sieging system.

    Reported on Feb 10, 2010
  • New Player Protection Feature Announced

    Committed to improving the game's new player experience, Darkfall's Tasos has announced a set new player protections that newbies can opt-in to so that they can get their bearings in the game world without having to deal with some of the harsher aspects of the game right out of the gate.

    Reported on Feb 04, 2010
  • New Female Model Preview

    We recently reported that the Darkfall art team will be overhauling many of the games' armor and player models. Today, we've got a sneak peek at a work-in-progress of the new female player model, and she is smokin'!

    Reported on Jan 29, 2010
  • Significant Player Model & Armor Upgrades Coming!

    The Darkfall art team is hard at work on improvements to the game's player models and armor sets that are sure to excite Darkfall fans!

    Reported on Jan 08, 2010
  • "Conquer the Seas" Now Live!

    "Conquer the Seas" is the latest major update to hit Darkfall, finally hitting live servers over the weekend, despite some recent delays.

    Reported on Dec 07, 2009
  • Conquer the Seas Expansion Q&A

    Tasos Flambouras, Darkfall's Associate Producer, checks in to talk about "Conquer the Seas," Darkfall's first expansion pack.

    Reported on Nov 27, 2009
  • "Conquer the Seas" To Launch Next Week*

    The next major update to Darkfall was intended to launch a bit sooner, according to a post by Tasos on the official Darkfall forums, but some finishing touches had to be put on the thing and well, it's better late than never, right?! The "Conquer the Seas" update is now set to launch next week, though Tasos warns there is still a possibility they could miss the date, but even if they do, it would only result in a short delay of a few days.

    Reported on Nov 19, 2009
  • Community Publishing Program Offers Money Making Opportunities

    Some exciting developments for Darkfall players out there today! Tasos has made an announcement on the official Darkfall forums detailing a new "Community Publishing Progam" that will allow for Darkfall subscribers to receive a publisher sized cut of Darkfall sales for every customer they refer. The program is basically a refer-a-friend program on steroids, with Aventurine providing a number of promoting assets such as banners to help facilitate promotion.

    Reported on Nov 17, 2009
  • Character Transfers Now Available

    Character transfers for players seeking to move from the EU1 server to the NA1 server are now being offered, free of charge, until December 6th, 2009. Your character will not retain his loot or other belongings during the transfer, but he will still keep his skills, spells, quests, alignment and titles. In addition, Aventurine is offering a 30% discount for six month subscription packages during this free character transfer period, with both EU1 and NA1 subscriptions eligible for the offer.

    Reported on Nov 05, 2009
  • Newborn on Agon Trains Newbies

    Much has been made about Darkfall's supposed harsh community and steep learning curve, but a recent entry at the Hardcore Casual blog brings attention to the Newborn of Agon, or NEW, a clan which helps cultivate new Darkfall players by training them for 30 days in whatever they may be interested in. The clan is neutral in affiliation, though it has found support from many of the game's alliance's and guilds on the official Darkfall forums.

    Reported on Nov 02, 2009
  • September 2nd Patch Notes

    The patch notes for today's build of Darkfall are now available. Today's patch is significant as it will lay the groundwork for Darkfall's upcoming October Expansion update.

    Reported on Sep 02, 2009
  • One Guild's First 24 Hours on NA-1

    MMORPG.com's Jeffery Hargrove writes this account of his guild's first 24 hours on NA-1, the first server launched by Aventuring in North America for its controversial PvP MMO Darkfall Online.

    Reported on Aug 03, 2009
  • Darkfall Online Review

    MMORPG.com Reviewer Sean Bulger has been spending some time in Aventurine's Darkfall Online and today files his complete review.

    Reported on Jul 30, 2009
  • Looking at the First Expansion

    MMORPG.com first time Correspondent Jeffery Hargrove writes this look at the first free expansion to Aventurine's controversial MMO, Darkfall Online.

    Reported on Jul 28, 2009
  • Eurogamer Re-Review: 4/10

    Anyone closely following Darkfall should know of the Eurogamer vs Tasos 2/10 review fiasco. Well, Eurogamer has since agreed to re-review the game, assigning writer Kieron Gillen to the task, and that re-review is out today. What's the new verdict? A not-so-improved, but certainly better, four out of ten.

    Reported on Jul 17, 2009
  • North American Launch Scheduled Today

    The North American launch of Darkfall is scheduled for today. Until now, Darkfall has only maintained a European server, but if all goes well today, those of us on this side of the pond may have a server of our own to call home.

    Reported on Jul 13, 2009
  • Spotlight Blog - Darkfall's "Surprise"

    MMORPG.com blogger beau Turkey writes this new entry concerning Aventurine's announcement of a North American server launch and gives his own unique perspective on how to support (or not support) an independent development studio.

    Reported on Jun 25, 2009
  • US Launch, Big Patch Incoming

    Darkfall will open their American server on July 7th, 2009. This launch will coincide with the release of a large patch that will include many new features, new content, PvP updates, and more.

    Reported on Jun 24, 2009