Ashes of Creation

Dillia’s Diary

I was a child when they first appeared in the night’s sky.  At first there were three distinct lights.  Not quite the brightest in the sky, but they were bright enough. My mother told me that they wer...

Class List

 Class is in Session   One of the most important decisions you’ll make in your Ashes of Creation career is picking your class. It shouldn’t be something you stress over too much, but it also needs to ...

City Hall

The rustling and bustling of the city envelops you. From your home in the lower end of town, a grizzled and gray Vaelune sells trinkets made of something that at least looks like gold. A Dunir family ...

The Mighty Beard

  You arrive in a town called Marrow’s Mead, and before long you find yourself in a tavern called The Mighty Beard. You see some fellow travelers, and the rag-tag band happen to sit at your table. The...

Group Dynamics

Group Dynamics in Ashes of Creation Part 1 of 2 Grouping in an MMO is as important as any other feature in the game. Yet, so often it seems like an afterthought – a checkbox to tick to say that player...

Node Series – Part 2 – The Metropolis

Hi everyone, this is Steven Sharif, Creative Director here at Intrepid Studios. Welcome to part 2 of our Node series. If you haven’t already, I’d recommend you take a look at Part one in our 4 part vi...

Node Series – Part One

  Nodes are…           Nodes are a lot of things. We think that some of the features for Nodes got lost in translation last time, so let’s get into it a bit more here! Nodes are a pre-set location, wr...

A World with Consequences

A World with Consequences   In this genre, worlds mature. One of the main features we love about Ashes of Creation is how it changes for the player. MMOs typically have a static world, the tree you ju...

Our Immersive World – Environments

Our Immersive World – Environments   Ever since I could remember, I’ve had an over-active imagination.  My childhood was filled with books and movies that transported me to another world, a different ...