The Bard’s Tale

By drakkos

I’m not quite ready yet to show off gameplay videos of the new client because well – it actually doesn’t all work yet. It’s also nowhere nearly as polished graphically as I want even the proof of concept to be, But, I wanted to put up a few screen shots to show you how it’s…

Our First Step Into A Larger World

By drakkos

Way back in the dawn of 2007ish, I was working as a ‘freelance game developer[1]. My project was called Swordsmith, which was a Java based top down MMO builder. Imagine games like Zelda and earlier instances in the Ultima franchise – Swordsmith was a client and server pairing that let you build multiplayer versions of…

Baby I’ll Die Inside

By drakkos

Every year, I put out an Epitaph themed Christmas Carol. Those from previous years can be seen at http://epitaph.imaginary-realities.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=52. Have a great Christmas everyone, and I look forward to seeing you, and many more, in the new year! Baby I’ll Die Inside (To the tune of Baby It’s Cold Outside) We really can’t stay (But…

Patch 1.0.14

By drakkos

It *is* still Tuesday somewhere, so I feel like I have met the timetable outlined in the blog post for the patch.  This dropped just now, aw jeah.  Patch notes available at the usual place. Drakkos.

Imaginary Realities

By drakkos

Imaginary Realities was a mud e-zine that was published pretty regularly back in the late 90s and early 2000s – and now it’s back!  I’m very enthused about this, so I want to show the new, revamped publication all the support I can. Head along to http://journal.imaginary-realities.com/volume-05/issue-01/index.html to see the first issue.  Epitaph gets a pretty…

Broader Appeal

By drakkos

So, the next Epitaph patch is scheduled to drop on Tuesday. It’s got a couple of nice things to get excited about – armour sets, which let you craft powerful armour pieces that work together to give skill bonuses, and a new raider compound which is both a small quest hub (four new quests) and…