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The Last Moments of Asheron's Call

Saying goodbye is never easy. Today, thousands of players said goodbye to the friends they made while playing the MMO Asheron's Call as the plug was pulled on its servers after 17 years. We were there to document the final moments and reminisce with a few of the community's most dedicated players about their time spent in the world of Dereth.


My Grandpa and his Asheron's Call

A YouTube groups called "We Sleep Talk" has posted this video showing a 74-year-old man who has played Asheron's Call since 1999 and is now looking for a new MMO home.


Service Ending on January 31, 2017

The Asheron's Call Facebook page has been updated with the sad announcement that support for Asheron's Call and Asheron's Call 2 is ending effective January 31, 2017. Calling the games a "labor of love", the notice says that the decision was not an easy one to make.


Subscription Model to End in July

In August, both Asheron's Call and Asheron's Call 2 will be going free to play according to an announcement on the official forums. As a result, the final subscription will be assessed at the end of June prior to the transition in August.


Headed to Maintenance Mode, Player-Run Servers Possible

Turbine has announced that Asheron's Call will go into what is being called "maintenance mode" after the deployment of the February content patch. Producer Severlin took to the forums to make the announcement that the team will be working on bug fixes, possible balance issues and support for the game, but no longer will supply content on a regular basis.


Wayback Wednesday Parties Like it’s 1999

Wayback Wednesday is ready to party like it's 1999 with the first foray through Asheron's Call. Rob was joined by six members of the Turbine staff as he took his first baby steps into the world. See how it went in this week's Wayback Wednesday and then leave your thoughts in the comments.


Ripper's Tortured Psyche: History of Asheron's Call Darktide

Ripper goes back in time and talks about one of the most influential MMO's in history...Asheron's Call on the Darktide Server. Music By: Marcus Zuhr Video Credits: SirSpaceboots dr34d0g Ravensight Almighty Dubs


Can It Deliver Today?

Like the Energizer Bunny of fame, Asheron's Call is one of those games that keeps going and going. We have put Asheron's Call through its paces to see how it stacks up all these years later. See what we think and then leave us your thoughts in the comments!


Why It Still Calls

Asheron's Call is one of the grand old games in the MMO genre. In a new interview about the milestone twelfth year of Asheron's Call, we sit down with Producer Robert “Severlin” Ciccolini. See what he's got to say about Asheron's Call today and what the future may hold. Let us know what you think in the comments.


Asheron’s Calling for a Hip Replacement

MMORPG.com's Adam Tingle is constantly on the look out for THE game for him. There may be millions of them out there but finding the perfect fit isn't always easy. In a new report for MMORPG.com, Adam has check in to Asheron's Call to see if the game of his dreams lies there. Check out what Adam discovered about Asheron's Call and then let us know what you think in the comments.


New Screens

The Asheron's Call team has updated the photos section of the official Facebook page with a trio of new screenshots from the game. The first features a stone building backed by a towering mountain. The second, a pair of monsters and the third the interior of what appears to be a temple of some sort.


Update Deployed

Turbine and Asheron's Call developers have announced that the December update has been deployed. The latest game version includes a new playable race, the Olthoi. In addition, there is a new school of magic, a new hunting area, new quests and more. Players can update their games simply by logging in.


Graphics Update in the Works

Andy "Frelorn" Cataldo of the Asheron's Call community team casually posted a tease yesterday of what appears to be a major graphical upgrade for the venerable MMO on the official Asheron's Call forums.


New Playable Race, Features Added

Turbine has announced that Asheron's Call has been updated with the inclusion of a new playable "Shadows" race, as well as several other features including, Aetheria, which is a new type of magic, Barbers and hairstyles, and multi-slot armor.


10th Anniversary Celebration!

Asheron's Call launched on November 2nd, 1999, making today the venerable MMOG's 10th anniversary! To celebrate, Turbine will be running live events throughout the day that will also bring back many fan favorite lore and signature characters. Previously, we reported on a number of additions that would be introduced to the game with today's 10th anniversary celebration, and today Turbine has sent us a batch of new screenshots to show the new additions off!