Embers of Caerus is a low-fantasy sandbox MMORPG in development by Forsaken Studios. It aims to be the most immersive Medieval simulation ever seen, with a vast world to colonise and explore, with diverse terrain and many secrets to unfold!

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2013 has started out well, and we have released the second of our new monthly newsletters, including TWO new screenshots! Check it out to see how things are progressing!

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Well Met, Citizen of Caerus!

Welcome to this, our second monthly newsletter! This will be more representative of future issues, as opposed to the massive one we had last time.

With that, let's get to the good stuff!

Developer's Corner

January has been a pretty hectic month for the team. First of all we are very happy to report that, with the expert assistance of the Havok support team, we have not only managed to fix our SpeedTree issues, but we have also made some great improvements to the quality of the trees in the engine. We have included a couple of screenshots of the new trees in this newsletter, so we hope you like them! Other than fixing trees, the world team has been plowing on with the Thaal area, tweaking terrain and adding props and ground foliage. There are still some minor issues to iron out, but things are really starting to come together!

(Read the rest here: January Newsletter)

Livestream

We had two Livestream sessions this month, one with Art Director Lee Perkins and another with both Lee and Environmental Artist Sam Ellison. The recordings will be uploaded soon, and you can view them here:

(Check them out here: Livestream)

Gamer Safety Week

Forsaken Studios has joined together with a number of high-profile game companies under the umbrella of the Gamer Safety Alliance to bring you Gamer Safety Week, running from February 6th to 12th, 2013. To raise the profile of this event, we are running a "what is gamer safety?" competition, with the best entry winning a Platinum Club Lifetime Membership! Check the website soon for full details.

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Radar11m
Radar11m

nice environments

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taintedpyro813
taintedpyro813

nice update, i cant wait till next month :D

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