Dark Age of Camelot Articles
Dark Age of Camelot, marking its 20th year, is getting a new server type. This server promises a level playing field, more time to participate in events, and more.
Drawing on the design of AD&D, MMOs have seemingly taken up the Holy Trinity of Tank, Damage and Healing throughout its history. Niklas takes a look at an older MMO, Dark Age of Camelot, and how this Trinity can teach us more about character roles.
It's the fall of 2001. Mythic Entertainment launches their first MMORPG with no prior experience - Dark Age of Camelot. Twenty years later it's still a popular MMO among players yearning for those older MMOs. Niklas takes us through why people are still playing this fan-favorite MMO.
On Saturday, July 24, 2021, the long-running and highly popular Dark Age of Camelot freeshard Phoenix was announced to be closing by the end of August. In a Phoenix forum post titled "The Sky Is Really Falling This Time", gruenesschaf, one of the creators behind the freeshard, explained the reasoning behind the decision and the remaining timeline for the server. Eventually, gruenesschaf explained in a rather fatalistic fashion, every online game--freeshard or not--reaches a point after the hype
What do MMO companies owe their subscribers? Niklas explores developer and player relationships, especially in the context of Dark Age of Camelot's developer Broadsword and its subscribers.
Niklas takes a look at PvP in Dark Age of Camelot, specifically the player-run scene in the community and how its 8v8 event took the aging MMO by storm earlier this year.
Freeshards have long drawn the population away from the Dark Age of Camelot live servers. Now the venerable MMO is striking back by borrowing from the freeshard's most popular PvP leveling event.
For those looking to check out Dark Age of Camelot, May 17th might be a good date to circle on your calendar. The MMORPG will be hosting a "Catch Up In Caledonia" event, which acts as a way for players to quickly level towards end-game.
Recently it was announced that Dark Age of Camelot was getting a free-to-play model. Join Aaron as he breaks down Dark Age of Camelot: Endless Conquest.
Dark Age of Camelot is getting in on the Halloween action, running its Halloween event from now through November 7th. The event isn't your run of the mill event quests, though, as DAoC aims to provide a challenge for its participants.
Dark Age of Camelot is celebrating 18 years - an eternity in the gaming industry nowadays - and it's doing it by celebrating those who have helped get it to this milestone - the players. From now through November 7th, players can enjoy rewards and bonuses, courtesy of the DAoC team.