The Library

I have archived and linked on this page some articles of interest to retro-mmorpg gamers. I will try to periodically update this page with news and other links on retro-mmos, so come back often.

EverQuest Retro Review: More Like FOREVERQuest

By Kei Beneza (dividelife), OnRPG Journalist

When it comes to MMORPGs, no other MMO game deserves more credit than EverQuest. EverQuest, also known as EQ, has been around for more than a decade, and despite newer and more graphically enhanced games, EverQuest is still running strong and carries a steady subscription rate. (Read more)

Retro-Corner: A Brief History of the MMO

source: cgmonthly.com

With multi-million selling games like World of Warcraft and Aion there can be no debate, Massively Multiplayer Gaming has become the eight hundred pound gorilla of the gaming world. In recent years the genre’s rise to prominence has been nothing short of meteoric, so much so in fact, that many people don’t realize just how long and varied the history of the genre is. (Read more)

LucasArts addresses SWG fans call to save the game

source: Ten Ton Hammer

The announcement that Star Wars Galaxies would be coming to a close in December came as a shock to many fans. Since the announcement last month, fans have been doing everything that they can to try and convince SOE and LucasArts to save the game, some even calling for the game to continue using a free-to-play model. (Read more)

The Guild season 5, Comic-Con and Jones Soda

source: Tube Filter News

The Guild panel at Comic-Con is about as close as the web series world has to a Steve Jobs keynote. (Read more)

Facebook MMOs Go Retro with Fantasy Online

source: indiesocialgames.com

Between the draw of social networking and the addictive nature of most mainstream massively multiplayer online games, it is logical to think that a Facebook-based MMO could hold the potential to monetizing the genre to new heights. (Read more)

Free-To-Play MMO, Spiral Knights

source: retroids.com

Sega’s free-to-play MMO, Spiral Knights was released out of beta just days ago. Available for PC and Mac, the game touts a monster-bashing good time with co-op, action RPG-style play. (Read more)

Welcome to the World of Deliantra

Deliantra is a thrilling MMORPG in a retro, pixel art world where magic and monsters abound. Deliantra is free to download, and free to play. (Read more)

Tibia Levelling Guide 1-50+ (Both Free and Premium) and Vocation Breakdown

source: associatedcontent.com

This is a guide on how to level FAST in the popular “retro” mmorpg Tibia, to level 50. Updated for versions 8.x and newer. (Read more)

TibiaME MMORPG now available on the Android Market. Get your retro-style MMO fix.

source: droidgamers.com

Yesterday we got an exclusive preview into TibiaME by Cipsoft, a retro-style MMORPG for your Android device. Originally a PC MMORPG, CipSoft has basically taken the original game, made some crazy changes to make a mobile version and now it is available on the Android Market. If you dig retro RPGs then you’ll probably enjoy this game.

(Read more)

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