Posts Tagged ‘dungeon-runners’

Dungeon Runners To End, In Style

By John Walker on September 18th, 2009.

Blub.

Here’s a bit of sad news. The free MMO Dungeon Runners is to close down this New Year. Here’s a bit of personal guilty news. I haven’t played it for so long. Which is a shame, because amongst the seventy three trillion free MMOs currently available online, Dungeons Runners was the one taking the piss. The producer and lead programmer of the NC Soft project, Stephen Nichols, wrote a post on the game’s site explaining that due to not making enough money the game will cease to be. But it’s going to go out having fun.

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NCSoft Austin In Trouble?

By Jim Rossignol on August 13th, 2008.


Edit: Denied by NCSoft, but then they would say that.

The rumour-mill over at Joystiq is grinding up some vital seeds of information from the Texas MMO scene. It looks like NCSoft’s main North America office might be in trouble, which means that Dungeon Runners and Tabula Rasa are on dangerous ground.

Future development of Tabula Rasa will reportedly be handed over to Seattle-based Guild Wars creator Arena.net, with Massively reporting that the title may meet a similar fate as Dungeon Runners if it “fails to turn the tide of subscribers and expectations.” It has also learned that any future collaboration between NCsoft and Tabula Rasa principals Richard and Robert Garriot will be “limited in scope,” due to a souring of relations with the Korean management team over their title’s lackluster performance.

It sure is a shame TR wasn’t much fun. Dungeon Runners is a laff though, and free.

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Bling Gnome, They Call Him

By Jim Rossignol on June 18th, 2008.


No, it’s not our new nickname for Alec, it’s an a heavily-pimped new feature for NCSoft’s under-rated free MMO, Dungeon Runners. I really like the ‘Runners, and it’s a shame that it doesn’t get a bit more press in these EnMMOrged times. Anyway, it’s a gnome that eats your crappy loot and literally shits out gold, so you don’t have to return to the quest hub to clear out your inventory. He comes free with the boxed version of Dungeon Runners – so if you’re a hardened Runner you’ll want to grab a copy to make your free game easier, while new paying players get the extra feature from scratch.

You can watch the hi-larious commercial for Bling Gnome after the jump.
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