Slacking

Aye, I’ve been slacking. Apologies for that! To catch everyone up: Alive and well in Sosaria. Officially moved from Napa Valley to the Pacific shard. There are more people there who log on from my time zone, as well as some family and friends. I got a couple of castles there from a Stratics friend,…

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Warlords Home for the Holidays

It’s the holidays. People are rushing about getting shopping done, decorating homes for the season, scrambling to get the best of the best before it disappears – but not in Azeroth. World of Warcraft players are exploring the Warlords of Draenor expansion – finding all sorts of mounts, gifts, toys, pets and followers while expanding their collective immersion…

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The Annihilation of “Care Bear Land”

First, we must warn you, the content in this post is not for the light hearted, daisy and rainbow loving public. It is definitely not for children of any age who still believe in unicorns and talking teddy bears. Please, protect your young childs’ dreams,don’t let them view the video below.  Viewer discretion is advised. Consider…

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Shroud’s Challenge Dungeon

Shroud of the Avatar’s tenth release was all about polishing graphics and systems. However some new things were presented to players that made game play a whole lot of fun! First, the “Grand Tour Quest” encouraged players to explore the realm and learn about different places. The reward was a really cool Cavalier’s Hat which…

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Twitch gets Amazon’d

The official announcement came in a letter from CEO Emmett Shear to the community, stating that Twitch has been acquired by e-commerce and publishing giant Amazon. Unless you live under a rock, Twitch (www.twitch.tv) is the gaming world’s choice for live streams of game activity. Startups showcase their new games, players show off their mad skills,…

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Combat Hits the Shroud

The ninth release of Shroud of the Avatar (SotA) is scheduled for this weekend, promising to be exciting with loads of combat additions, new features and character customization tweaks along with more land, a new city and introduction to the main continent. Beginning August 21st and lasting until August 25th, the game still moves on in…

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All About the House | Pre-Alpha R7

Its that time again! Portalarium has flung open their development server for the 7th scheduled Pre-Alpha weekend. This release also brings back two of your favorite Stratics personalities, Rhiannon (Managing News Editor) and Kirthag (Editor in Chief) with their shenanigans and explanations of just what’s what this release. This release has a lot of anticipated…