Age of Conan: Unchained Articles
The Funcom team over at Age of Conan have reason to celebrate, Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures turned three years old! And to celebrate the occasion, AoC is letting you in on the benefits. Check out all of the events coming to Age of Conan by the end of May and take full benefit of the event.
It's been awhile since MMORPG.com's Phil James has visited Age of Conan. Phil's been spending time on the lush tropical island of Tortage but it's not all frothy drinks and bikinis. Phil's got the full report in his Age of Conan: Return to Hyboria Part 1. Get the details on what Phil has found and then leave us a couple of comments.
Funcom, the Age of Conan development team and MMORPG.com have teamed up to bring our readers an exclusive preview of the Paikang District. There are two new team instances coming up, both aimed at level 80 players, these instances will be found in the Imperial capital of Paikang in Khitai. Check out this exclusive look at the Paikang District and then leave us a thought or two when finished.
This latest trailer for Funcom's Age of Conan gives us a closer look at the Refuge of the Apostate, a challenging new level 80 solo instance available as part of the game's latest update.
Funcom devs have posted the latest Monthly Development Update for March. The team lets players know that new content is forthcoming now that the Dreamworld update has been deployed. Two new instances and faction changes are some of the big news items along with a content release schedule.
With all of the hearsay, gossip and speculation about Age of Conan potentially going Free-To-Play (or Freemium or non-subscription, what have you), MMORPG.com's Drew Wood hereby gives you TheQuiz: The King Conan Edition. See how well you know Hyboria and let us know how you did!
In the latest Age of Conan monthly update, Executive Producer Craig Morrison lets fans know that the Dreamworld update will be arriving very soon. From there he gives a peek at new solo instances that will be coming with the update. Morrison writes a thumbnail sketch of these new high level dungeons.
The Age of Conan site has a new December Update post complete with information about what the team has been working on this month. The letter begins with a short update about the 2.1 series, moves into a retrospective look back at 2010 and a look ahead at what the team hopes to accomplish in 2011.
Paradox Entertainment and Funcom have announced that a new web comic is being developed that will be based on Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. The first episode is penned by Mike Fasolo, the award-winning writer of "Robot Chicken," the number one rated show on Cartoon Network's "Adult Swim."
The annual in game Age of Conan winter event, A Bloody Solstice, has begun. Slated to run from December 14th to January 3rd, the event offers players murderous fun and several seasonal items including a lovely chapeau and a social Vanir captive to follow players about.
Funcom and the Age of Conan dev team have a treat for players. In an exclusive article penned just for MMORPG.com readers, devs give an inside peek at the new New PvP Mini-game “The Call of Jhebbal Sag”. The new mini-game will feature 12 v 12 battles and an improved match-making system. Don't miss our exclusive developer journal from Age of Conan developers.
Age of Conan Executive Producer Craig Morrison has posted the November Monthly Update at the official site. The update features an impressive list of items and news that the team has been working on during November. In addition to input from developers on subjects as wide-ranging as PvP, balance issues, content upgrades and more, Morrison revealed that updates will come in small chunks rather than in an all-inclusive single patch.