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Dark Age of Camelot Newsletter 27 December 2018!

Discussion in 'Dark Age of Camelot Discussion Hall' started by Solicfire, Dec 22, 2018.

  1. Solicfire

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    Newsletter #27 | December 2018 View in browser


    Welcome to the Dark Age of Camelot Newsletter. We'll be sending one out monthly with updates on the latest happenings in Albion, Hibernia, and Midgard!

    The newsletter will contain exclusive announcements and rewards from time to time so please encourage your friends to sign up here.
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    All of us here at Broadsword would like to wish all our players Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year with best wishes for 2019!

    We have a lot of exciting plans in the works for 2019, including our Free to Play model, Endless Conquest!
    The Endless Conquest will be a new account type for new and previously subscribed accounts that allows players to enjoy Dark Age of Camelot through level 50 (and beyond) for free, without a paid subscription, forever. Endless Conquest players will be able to level all the way to 50 on a limited selection of classes, participate fully in RvR, and earn Master Levels, Champion Levels, and Realm Rank – to a point.

    While permanently free, there are limitations involved with the Endless Conquest accounts such as character slots, leveling rates, house ownership, item trade and storage, being limited to Ywain and Gaheris servers only, and more. Please visit our FAQ for the current status and details, but please remember this is an ongoing development and subject to change.

    1.125b Hotfix and Curse changes
    The following changes went live on December 12th!


    • Name change tokens make their return to the Mithril shop!
    • The Skull Mask pattern is now for sale in the Mithril shop!
    • The 14-days free trial is now disabled in preparation for development of the Endless Conquest update.
    • The Dragon’s Curse campaign's difficulty has been significantly reduced and is now able to be completed with a group or less!

    View the full notes on the Herald!

    New Mask Patterns

    1.125b brought with it our new Skull mask pattern! November saw the arrival of our first Mithril pattern, the Satyr mask. All masks are dyeable :) We'll be adding more patterns over the coming months, so keep your eyes on the Herald!

    Mask patterns can be viewed here on the Herald!


    Midwinter Returns to the Realms

    Get your house trees and sleighs, Frozen Medals and Cloaks, and more with the return of our Midwinter festival!

    Midwinter started, December 19th, and will run until January 14th, 2018.

    • The Frozen Medal of Honor and Frozen Cloaks of Midwinter are once again available!
    • Battleground Presents are there to be gathered!
    • 50% RP and XP bonuses are now live!
    • Two new BP quests were added! See the Festival Steward at relic towns, and the Cargomaster at Bledmeer/Benowyc/Crauchon docks to collect these quests.


    Frozen Cavern Event

    • Venture to the Frozen Cavern and test yourself against the chill... and its cunning inhabitant: Jack Frost!
    • Visit Njord in the following locations to enter the instance of your choice:
      • Albion: near Merlin's Tower in Camelot
      • Midgard: near the Burial Grounds in Jordheim
      • Hibernia: near the Chamber of Magic in Tir na Nog
    • Two modes exist for this instance: Normal and Challenging

    12 Days of Midwinter

    Midwinter is upon us and once again brings with it our twelve days give-away event! Visit the below NPC's from December 21st through January 1st to receive a special reward each day!
    • Albion: Midwinter Giveaway in Castle Sauvage
    • Midgard: Midwinter Giveaway in Svasud Faste
    • Hibernia: Midwinter Giveaway in Druim Ligen
    Each day's reward will be revealed at approx. 5:30AM EST / 10:30AM GMT / 11:30AM CET and last throughout the day.

    Full event details for all the above can be found here on the Herald.

    Grab Bag

    Our Grab Bag hits the Herald every second Friday! Our latest Grab Bag, is now available here. Please note: Grab Bag is on break for the holiday season but will return late January!

    Our past Grab Bags can be found below. French and German translations can be found on our official forums here: French, German.

    October 26th, 2018 | November 9th, 2018 - 1.125 Edition | November 30th, 2018
    September 14th, 2018 | September 28th, 2018
    August 3rd, 2018 | August 17th, 2018 | August 31st, 2018
    July 6th, 2018 | July 20th, 2018 | June 8th, 2018 | June 22nd, 2018
    May 11th, 2018 | May 25th, 2018 | April 13th, 2018 | April 27th, 2018
    March 2nd, 2018 | March 16th, 2018 | March 30th, 2018
    February 2nd, 2018 | February 16th, 2018

    December 1st, 2017 | December 15th, 2017 | November 3rd, 2017 | November 17th, 2017
    October 6th, 2017 | October 20th, 2017 | September 8th, 2017 | September 22nd, 2017
    August 11th, 2017 | August 25th, 2017 | July 14th, 2017 | July 28th, 2017
    June 2nd, 2017 | June 17th, 2017 | June 30th, 2017
    May 5th, 2017 | May 19th, 2017 | April 7th, 2017 | April 21st, 2017
    March 10th, 2017 | March 24th, 2017 | February 24th, 2017

    You can send in any questions you have for our Grab Bags through our submission form! Please note this is for game questions, feedback should be sent in through our feedback form.
    Monthly Poll

    This month's poll is about playing realms! Please select one option from those below.
    Q. On which realm do you play in any given week?

    - Albion
    - Hibernia
    - Midgard
    - A mix of two realms
    - All three realms


    A selection of ingame shots from around the frontiers.
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    Please make sure you read our Code of Conduct on the forums, as your game account could be effected if you ignore these rules! Remember to be be civil and constructive at all times. While everyone can read the forums, only active DAoC accounts can post.

    Register with your (not anyone else's) game account on forum.darkageofcamelot.com now!
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    Join thousands of DAoC players to chat about all things DAoC, at any hour of the day, available on desktop, browser, and phone!

    Register on Discord here, then click this link to join our verified official DAoC channel! Come chat, we don't bite :)

    Make sure you check out our official Twitch channel! With regular eye in the sky (dev point of view) streams at the weekend, and roaming groups, zerg perspectives, and the solo life throughout the week, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

    Don't miss our Community Lead's streams on Saturday night, where Carol gives away game timecodes, mithril packs, and a chance to spin the Wheel of loot for a random prize! Carol streams from approx. 10:30PM GMT /5:30PM EST on Saturday nights. (Note: there will be no stream Saturday, December 22nd and 29th, 2018)