The Estranged Creator of Dark Age of Camelot is Making His Own Damn

As co-founder and former president/CEO of Mythic Entertainment. Mark Jacobs introduced the online multiplayer world to the concept of realm-vs.-realm combat with 1999's Darkness Falls. That MUD-style game paved the way for Dark Age of Camelot, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game that focused on the… » 4/08/13 9:34am 4/08/13 9:34am

Guild Wars 2 Pays a Lasting Tribute to an Old Warrior

In whatever he chose to play, Roger Rall was a keystone member of his guild, the consummate teammate. As much as reveled in PvP in Warhammer Online, Dark Age of Camelot or Rift, his voice was unmistakably calm, clear and authoritative above the din of the battle. He went by "Oldroar," and, at 65, he was unquestionably a… » 7/21/12 4:30pm 7/21/12 4:30pm

How A Classic MMO Survived A Disastrous Launch

Ten years ago, I began my career in the gaming industry by signing on to help with the imminent launch of Dark Age of Camelot. That game and its team still holds a special place in my heart, though most of the founders from that day have went their seperate ways. Matt Firor, the original producer, asked me to post his… » 10/12/11 2:00pm 10/12/11 2:00pm

Mythic "Committed" To Its Games Amid EA Layoffs

With Electronic Arts cutting back in a major way, fans of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot are justifiably concerned about rumored layoffs at Mythic Entertainment, development home to those online multiplayer games. » 11/11/09 6:20pm 11/11/09 6:20pm